Helping students come to know Jesus, grow in their faith and then go to their families, their communities and all over the world to tell others about God’s love.

Year Founded: 1951

Ministry Presence: 1,740 growing ministries on campuses across the U.S. and around the world.

Would Jesus have joined a fraternity?

Would Jesus have joined a fraternity?

People called Jesus a drunkard and a glutton because he was spending all of His time with the lost at parties.

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From suicide to a Savior

From suicide to a Savior

Jackie told Emma about her own attempted suicide, but also about the hope that changed her.

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How do you help international students?

How do you help international students?

You can begin reaching international students today.

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Back to School Tips

Back to School Tips

We all know going back to school can be a mix of nerves and excitement, so here are some tidbits of advice to help you stay on track as you prepare.

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The night Zack stayed home from the boardwalk

The night Zack stayed home from the boardwalk

Zack left his family for the summer to grow in faith. He never imagined God would use the summer to reach them, too.

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A phone call couldn’t stop the gospel

A phone call couldn’t stop the gospel

Adam and Ashley decided to wait for a student to get off the phone before sharing the gospel.

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Start a discussion about The Giver

Download a free discussion guide about The Giver to help spark spiritual conversation.

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The Giver (2014) Discussion Guide

Download a free discussion guide about The Giver to help spark spiritual conversation.

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How to Choose a College

Deciding where to go to college can be a stressful choice. Here are some guidelines to help you think through if you should attend a Christian or secular school and then how to thrive once you arrive there.

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Surfing the internet changed my life

A video testimony from a student in Hungary who learned about Christ through a website.

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By telling his story, Martin realized he hadn’t committed to Christ

By telling his story, Martin realized he hadn’t committed to Christ

Sarah helped Martin understand his journey with Christ and make a firm commitment.

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A Meal With a Coworker Changes Theresa's Life

For 3 years, Janette prayed with perseverance that the Lord would work in her friend, Theresa’s, life.

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Christmas/Winter Conferences

College students make the most of their winter break by participating in regional conferences that challenge and grow their faith.

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The 9 to 5

Scott Marshall, a financial planner from Mississippi, has a passion for living out his Christian faith in his everyday job.

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Summer Projects

This summer, over 3,400 participants are attending Summer Projects, short-term mission trips with Campus Crusade for Christ to over 50 countries.

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Overcoming Obstacles

How 4 students overcame indifference, anger, noise and darkness to tell others about Jesus' love and forgiveness.

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Destino at Texas A&M

Students challenge their peers to be bold with their faith.

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Campus Ministry at University of Florida Kicks Off School Year With 94 Salvations 

In the first UF Cru meeting of the school year last week, 94 people made decisions to follow Christ

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Innovation on Campus

Campus staff take their meetings online to reach more students.

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Most Important Thing In Universe

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Reaching The Nations In My Backyard

Cru interns join in with Orlando theme-park ministry to build meaningful relationships.

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My Story: Dalton Hook

Fraternity Brother Dalton Hook entered university thinking he it was about partying and studying. He never expected to find God there, and pray and receive Christ in May of 2011 at Greek Summit, a summer trip for Greek Students involved with Campus Crusade for Christ.

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C'est la Vie

In France, staff member Melissa Dorsch learns to take life as it comes.

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Campus Ministry Creative Evangelism Ideas

Students give advice to other students about ways to reach their campus.

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Timeline Your Faith Story on Facebook

Scott Santee has put together 6 steps for how to use Timeline as a way to tell your story of faith.

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A Changed Life: Dennis Campos

A young man finds to trust in Christ not in people. How Destino ministers on college campuses.

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Starting With Sports

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My Story: Samantha

University of North Carolina Greensborough student Samantha Springs tells her testimony of how God helped free her from sin.

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Hearts of Stone

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A Changed Life: Richelle

Cross-country runner, Richelle Gray used to run for performance but now runs for God

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¿Habla Español?

Gavin, a student from UW-Madison, uses his plane ride as an opportunity to share his faith.

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Cru Before and After at University of Illinois

An outreach with 2 words on T-shirts, and a marketing and social media campaign creates a buzz on a campus of 40,000 students.

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It Isn't "Location, Location, Location.

Regardless of whether or not they are full-time missionaries, these people engage in missions work, in their personal lives and occasionally using Cru materials

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How to Build a Destino Movement.

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Heart of a Lion

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Double Life

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Helping the Deaf Community hear the gospel.

Deaf student helps reach the Deaf Community with the message of God’s love and forgiveness. Auzy joined the Cru summer mission project 2 years ago. His example has helped other deaf students step out in faith.

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Jersey Boys

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Lighting The Way

Lighting The Way

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The Ecstasy of Christ

The Ecstasy of Christ

When Sam Burtt attended his first week of college, he was not looking for a Christian group, in fact it was not on his radar at all.

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Cru on Campus - Week 1 Tweets

Student and staff Tweets about kickoff week for Cru on Campus

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Engineering a Future Ministry

Engineering a Future Ministry

One student learns how to pair work and worship while on a summer project in Denver.

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Reunion at Lake Tahoe

Reunion at Lake Tahoe

Kelsey-Jo and Tess met two years ago when they had a significant spiritual conversation. They had no idea they were at the same summer project in Lake Tahoe until the move-in day when they realized they were roommates.

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A Muffin for Your Opinion

A Muffin for Your Opinion

A Cru staff member gives an update about a new semester on a campus in Berlin, Germany.

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Summer Spiritual Lessons

Summer Spiritual Lessons

One student learns that she must be faithful to bring up the gospel and God will take it from there.

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Comic Book Evangelism Tools

Comic Book Evangelism Tools

Cru develops a manga comic book to start conversations about depression and suicide.

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Washed Clean

Washed Clean

A campus intern teaches an international student about Jesus.

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Open Door to Hockey Teams

Open Door to Hockey Teams

A women’s hockey player learns about Christ.

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Getting Comfortable With the Gospel

Getting Comfortable With the Gospel

A step of faith from one student changes the life of another.

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The Vision of Harvard

The Vision of Harvard

An Ivy League graduate sees God at work.

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WATCH: Facebook and the Jesus Belt Buckle

Students in the Netherlands reach out to Belgium.

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Digital Faithwave

Digital Faithwave

A Cru conference teaches students how to take their faith online.

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Brave Students Put Their Stories on Facebook

Brave Students Put Their Stories on Facebook

College students use social media to talk about Jesus.

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Find Where God is Moving

Find Where God is Moving

Clemson students join together to bring a renowned speaker to their campus.

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More Than a Purple Mohawk

More Than a Purple Mohawk

An outreach in Portland changes lives.

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A Movement Begins

A Movement Begins

Daniel helps launch an Epic student ministry at the Univeristy of Arizona.

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Update from Cru Boston

Update from Cru Boston

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Atheists and the Inbox

Atheists and the Inbox

“I don’t have enough faith to be an atheist.”

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A Summer in Slovenia

A Summer in Slovenia

The comment shook Andrew to his core.

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2-minute Inspiration

Could this be your story?

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What Was I Still Searching For?

What Was I Still Searching For?

Tara didn't think she needed God.

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What Really Saves Us?

What Really Saves Us?

Laurie Mitchell and her sister began a relationship with God through the Cru ministry at Transylvania University in Kentucky.

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Packed House in Alabama

Packed House in Alabama

God’s vision for Mary Katherine was for every fraternity and sorority at the University of Alabama to hear the Gospel and be given a chance to respond: Alpha Omega.

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Starting in Belgium

Starting in Belgium

How a student in Belgium starts a new student ministry.

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What You Missed on New Year’s Eve

What You Missed on New Year’s Eve

Christmas Conferences around the nation changed many lives over the holidays.

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God Uses an Athletic Trainer

God Uses an Athletic Trainer

Jenade lives out her faith at her job.

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What can happen during a study break?

What can happen during a study break?

3 freshmen take a life-changing study break.

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Partnering to Reach College Students

Cru wants to equip churches and Christians to reach young people. Interested? Start here!

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Discovery changes volunteer’s ministry

Discovery changes volunteer’s ministry

A volunteer shares how God broke him and then used him to launch ministries on four campuses.

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Modern day abolitionist in Austin

Modern day abolitionist in Austin

John has taken what he learned in Cru and applied it to partnerships to help end modern day slavery.

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Why students lose their faith in college

Why students lose their faith in college

A growing trend reveals that college freshmen aren’t just preparing a goodbye speech to their families, but to their faith as well.

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Surrender. That’s something I thought I had a pretty good handle on.

Surrender. That’s something I thought I had a pretty good handle on.

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Zach: Reminded at TCX

Zach: Reminded at TCX

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Tiffany Found Pure Joy

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Matt Went Over the Edge

Matt Went Over the Edge

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Psalm 23

Psalm 23

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A Vocal Atheist Redeemed

A Vocal Atheist Redeemed

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From an ordinary kid to a missionary going where God leads

From an ordinary kid to a missionary going where God leads

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A State of Total Dependence in Paris

A State of Total Dependence in Paris

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Spring Break on a Mission

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“From Death to Life.” Latino student comes to Christ through Destino

“From Death to Life.” Latino student comes to Christ through Destino

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Summer Projects 2011 – Heart Changing, Eye Opening, Challenging and Indescribable

Summer Projects 2011 – Heart Changing, Eye Opening, Challenging and Indescribable

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What They Can't Say in the Classroom

What They Can't Say in the Classroom

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Reaching the City of Lights

Reaching the City of Lights

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When God says Go – to Detroit

When God says Go – to Detroit

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Working at the ‘Hart’ of Cru

Working at the ‘Hart’ of Cru

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Trusting God in Seattle

Trusting God in Seattle

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Lonely Church in Bologna, Italy

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Great Community in Historic Charleston

Great Community in Historic Charleston

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“Following God Through the Choices” Student experiences the value of well made decisions

“Following God Through the Choices” Student experiences the value of well made decisions

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“He did the same for me.” Lessons from Big Break

“He did the same for me.” Lessons from Big Break

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“This is the key to your life…”

“This is the key to your life…”

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“Lord, Make Me Willing.”

“Lord, Make Me Willing.”

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“From a Difficult Start to a Clear Vision”

“From a Difficult Start to a Clear Vision”

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Epic Legacy Summit – “The best conference I’ve ever been to.”

Epic Legacy Summit – “The best conference I’ve ever been to.”

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Summer Mission Projects

Let God use your summer to change the world, either stateside or abroad.

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Parents FAQ

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International Internship FAQs

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Winter Conferences

Spice up your break by coming to a Cru winter conference. Find the conference for you by region or interest.

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Andrew's Apologia

An Ivy League student creates a journal to promote discussion of Christianity.

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Bold at Big Break 2009

Big Break is a college spring break opportunity from students across the nation to explain their faith to people at Panama City Beach, FL. In 2009, Chris was one of the many who decided to help change lives for eternity.

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An Insider's Look at Big Break

Campus Ministry's emcee, Shelby Abbott, shows us the view from the stage

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Duke Freshman Overcomes Insecurities to Boldly Tell About Jesus

Freshman girl boldly shares the good news of Jesus at school.

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Two Days in the Life of a Campus Missionary

Follow a Francis Floth around for two days as he reaches Oregon State University students for Christ.

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Burden for Others Prompts Texas Student to Talk About Gospel


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Accidental Discovery No Mistake for California College Student

College student’s journal entries from summer mission trip reveal deeper meaning of what she found with a “wrong” click of her mouse.

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Summer Project Participant Finds Greater Freedom

Past struggles with an eating disorder resurface for one Wisconsin college student.

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Freshman Survival Kits Hit College Campuses

How a laundry bag, Bible, and other freebees might pave the way for a first-year student to consider Christ.

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70 College Freshmen Help Make Connections with God

More than 40 people indicate decisions for Christ after 70 college freshmen step out of their comfort zones.

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The Spirit of Ohana

Amanda was part of a group called Epic, a branch of Campus Crusade for Christ that specifically reaches out to Asian-American students.

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Pageant Winner Trades Crown for Campus Ministry

Crusade for Christ staff member gives up pageant crown to continue ministry to college students.

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Artistic Abilities Lend Hand to Big Apple Evangelism

Special summer project for the arts allows students and staff members to use their creative gifts for more than a hobby.

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Shooting at Northern Illinois University

No student actively involved with Campus Crusade for Christ was in the Cole Hall classroom at Northern Illinois University when a lone gunman fired 60 shots ending six lives including his own.

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Religious Freedom on Campus Under Attack

On campuses across the United States, Christians must fight for the right to practice their faith. Campus Crusade, along with other Christian groups, describe the problems and victories they have encountered.

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Want to Eavesdrop on a Spiritual Conversation?

Jesus becomes the topic of conversation in a Washington State University dorm room.

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Replacing Cyanide with Jesus After the Tsunami

After the tsunami in December 2004, Campus Crusade for Christ staff members and students join with others to aid those in despair.

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Students Take Faith to Next Level on Summer Projects

A summer project with Campus Crusade provides college students with a wide variety of experiences, opportunities for spiritual growth and solid training in locations around the world.

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Think Summer and Go

This summer, 3,500 students and staff members will go on over 150 summer mission trips around the world for an incredible, life-changing experience that will shape your character and focus your life's mission.

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Arkansas Philosophy Student Travels to Thailand for Christ

Spending a summer in Thailand, an Arkansas college student grows in his faith and finds common ground.

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Virginia Tech: One Year Later

Sara Klingensmith's first day back at Virginia Tech was refreshingly ordinary.

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Virginia Tech: Crucial Time, 6 Months Later

World-renowned author and speaker, Ravi Zacharias, spoke on campus about the search for answers 6 months after the Virginia Tech tragedy.

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Not Just Outdoor Guides

Growing up in Massachusetts, Nick Kovacs learned to appreciate the grandeur of nature. "It's so peaceful," he says. "It gives people a place to stop and think."

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When College Students Die

Virginia Tech alumnus returns and tells his story of life change in the midst of tragedy, 38 years ago.

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Why College Students Are Strategic

Photographic essay, featuring quotes from Ken Cochrum, explores why college students are strategic in helping to fulfill the Great Commission.

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Outreach Spurs Oklahoma Student's Spiritual Growth

College freshman experiences first outreach with help of an older student from her campus.

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Memoirs of a Recent American College Grad: Starting a New Campus Ministry in Russia

Jessica Cline remembers how God moved when she spent a year in Krasnodar, Russia, with eight other Americans to launch a new campus ministry.

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Peter Tebow Helps Leads the Charge on Campus

Campus Crusade for Christ intern Peter Tebow helps set the pace and mood for ministry on the University of Florida Campus with his passion, friendliness and faith.

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Contact Here's Life Inner City

How to contact the US Campus Ministry including their mailing address, phone number, and hyperlinks for short-term mission and career opportunities

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Cross 09 -- Crossing Cultures at Home

During Cross 09, American Staff members and students spend three days crossing cultural borders to bring the message of Christ to ethnic students on American campuses.

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Get Ready for Back to School

Locate Cru on more than 1,000 campuses in the United States just in time for a record-setting 18 million college students to enroll at America's colleges and universities in 2008.

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Summer Project: A Life-Changing Summer

Summer project gives college students opportunities all over the world to grow in their faith, and tell others about the gospel of Jesus Christ.

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Native American Student Stands Between 2 Worlds

Nick Ross-Dick, a student at Montana State University, helps reach out to other Native American students on campus.

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Keeping Campus Ministry Relevant

Staff member Keith Davy helps the Campus Ministry stay relevant.

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Music Draws Japanese Student to Church and Jesus

Music drew Seiji to church, now going back to Japan a believer.

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More Students Go On Mission Trips Than Ever Before

This summer, over 3,000 students will travel to more than 200 different locations on 6 different continents as part of Campus Crusade’s summer mission trips.

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Summer Project Alumni Tell Their Stories

3 women talk about how their summer mission trip 30 years ago was a turning point.

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Ask Mom: A Creative Campus Outreach

Moms visit University of Central Florida each week to offer cookies and advice to interested students.

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Trick or Treat With a Twist

West Virginia students surprise classmates by offering them candy and prayer.

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Changing the Odds at the University of Maryland

One campus ministry's growth from 3 to 170.

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Comedy on Campus

A Man, A Plan, A Guitar: Shelby Abbott motivates students to be bold and reach out.

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Spring Break Outreach

A college student finds a new way to define achievement at the beach.

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Second Time Around

Alexandra Aron's second time attending Florida State University's "Girls Night Out" was much different than her first experience.

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About AIA Campus

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About Destino

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About Epic Movement

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Faculty Commons

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About High School

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About Impact Campus

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About Korea CCC in America

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About Nations

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About Campus

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About Valor

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The Application Process Explained

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Apply For Stint

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After Graduation

Where does God want you after you graduate? Go for the next year or go as a career.

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Going to the City

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Going Next Door

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Going with Cru

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Going to the World

Going to the World

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Establishing Gospel Communities

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Stewarding a Business

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Creating Beauty

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Offering Healing

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Shaping a Just Society

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Why consider a year overseas?

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Called to Teach

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Give

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Big Break

Big Break

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Big Break

Big Break

Spend spring break learning how to share the gospel at the spring break capital of the world - Panama City Beach in sunny Florida.

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High School & Junior High

Find a conference or mission opportunity designed for teens. We have Summer Getaways and Winter (Fast) Break.

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Internships

Got a year to give? Join a team and see what happens as you serve, learn and lead together.

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Global Missions

Take the gospel to the world for a summer or a year as you live, learn and lead overseas.

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High School Global Missions

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Acting Justly, Loving Mercy

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Living on Mission

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Parents FAQ

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Get Involved

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Parents Resources

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Partner Events

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Professors

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Sending Your Seniors

Cru-involved seniors across the country continue to request practical, tangible steps to aid in their launch to life beyond college. Some of Cru’s best “sending” and preparation tools from the field have been curated into the categorized lists below.

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Study Abroad in South Africa FAQ

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International Internship FAQs

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Staff Members Survive Tornado in Alabama

ustin and Alana Karl survived the tornado that swept through Alabama in April. While most of their worldly possessions are gone, and they are incredibly thankful for God’s provision, and currently rebuilding their life with the help of friends and family.

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Story Archives

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Study Abroad with Cru

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Study Abroad with Disney FAQ

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Study Abroad with Disney FAQ

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Study Abroad in East Asia

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Study Abroad in East Asia FAQ

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Study Abroad in Greece FAQ

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Study Abroad in Greece FAQ

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Study Abroad in London FAQ

Study Abroad in London FAQ

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Study Abroad in London FAQ

Study Abroad in London FAQ

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Study Abroad in South Africa

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big-break

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Contact the U.S. Campus Ministry

How to contact the US Campus Ministry including their mailing address, phone number, and hyperlinks for short-term mission and career opportunities

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