About Cru

We want to help each person take their next step toward Jesus.

We started as a campus ministry at UCLA in 1951. Since then, Cru has expanded to reach inner cities, government leaders, athletes, the military, business professionals and more around the world. Today, there are over 50,000 students involved with Cru’s high school and collegiate campus ministry in more than 150 countries across the globe.

The campus ministry of Cru has many ways for students and faculty to grow closer to Jesus. We are creating communities where every student and faculty member can be who God made them to be, including:

What we believe

Cru is a nonprofit, interdenominational Christian organization. Our Statement of Faith is a great place to start in understanding our theological beliefs.

We believe that God loves us. But we all have sinned and are in need of a Savior. God sent His son, Jesus, to pay the penalty for our sins by His death and resurrection. And we experience this gift of grace through faith in what Jesus has done for us. We believe in, follow and teach the Bible.

We want to help.

As God invites you take steps of faith on your campus, we can help you get started. We offer free coaching and resources and would love to hear what God has put on your heart and help in any way we can.

Ask a question or get connected to a coach.