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

Year Founded: 1951

Ministry Presence: 5,300 growing ministries worldwide, with 2,115 of those being in the U.S.


  • Summer Missions

    Imagine a summer that could change cities, countries and continents around the globe while also forever transforming your life - Summer Missions with Cru do just that.

  • Global Missions

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

  • Big Break

    Make your spring break count! Practice sharing your faith at Panama City Beach or in Los Angeles.

  • High School & Junior High

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

  • Winter Conference

    Held around the U.S. in late December, Cru Winter Conferences seek to connect college students to Jesus.

  • Life On Mission (100% Sent)

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

  • Internships

    Internship opportunities with Cru's ministries.

  • Creatives On Mission

    Taking the Gospel to the world through performing artists, innovative tools & resources, and communication training opportunities.

  • Study Abroad

    As a college student, you represent a unique missionary force with an incredible opportunity to carry the gospel to the nations. Join us for the adventure of a lifetime and further God’s Kingdom while furthering your education .

Cru Before College

Cru is also on high school and junior high campuses. See how you can get involved before college.



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College Bound Seniors

For high school seniors, you’ll soon be facing big decisions, challenges, and new ways to grow and experience community. You don’t have to make the transition to college on your own. We’re here to help!

Read More is a safe place to explore questions about life and God, addressing the key questions that non-believers have. More than 900 people each day tell us they have asked Jesus into their lives while on the site.

Available in 40+ languages.

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See what's going on & how you can get involved.



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Get equipped to be a light to your students and fellow educators.


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Top Tools for Transferable Training

Ministry becomes effective when we accurately apply specific tools, using Biblical strategies, under the power of the Holy Spirit. To get the job done, here are some of the tools to consider adding to the top drawers of your tool chest.

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Learn how you can partner with Cru in building spiritual movements among college students.

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Read encouraging stories of God's work in campus ministries around the world.

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