You can expect to be supported during your journey at Waynesburg University. Our campus life is enriched by:
- How you thrive in your living community on campus,
- How you utilize various campus health, dining and safety resources during college,
- How you commit to your faith, and
- How you transform through serving others.
Couched in a small, intimate environment, you will find that people at Waynesburg University care for one another like family. It is a place where the spirit of a Christian community truly exists, yet is not forced on you. Here are a few of the highlights of Waynesburg University's community:
- Voluntary weekly chapel services host speakers such as John Perkins, civil rights leader, James K. A. Smith, professor of philosophy, and Kelley Monroe Kullberg, co-founder of the Veritas Forum.
- Bible studies within Residence Halls and across campus.
- Contemporary, student-led weekly worship service coined Upper Room.
- Christ and Culture Lecture series that takes place once a semester.
Students at Waynesburg come from a variety of Christ-centered denominational backgrounds representing traditions including Presbyterian, Methodist, Catholic, Lutheran, Wesleyan, Baptist, Nazarene, Christian Missionary Alliance, Assemblies of God, Church of God, as well as non-denominational congregations, and more.
No matter your denominational preference, Waynesburg University is committed to fostering Christ-centered community.
Center for Service Leadership
Consistent with the WU mission, the Center for Service Leadership challenges students to pursue lives of purpose. Our students become servant leaders who make connections between the head, hands and heart.
Waynesburg University's commitment to service:
- Involves partnerships with over 40 local, regional and international service agencies.
- Engages students in service learning classes that blend lecture and practical application.
- Provides mission and service trips throughout the summer and during school breaks.
Examples of Waynesburg University's service include:
- Open Door and The Pittsburgh Project— two of our longest standing relationships.
- St. Ann's— a service site led by students from day one.
- West Waynesburg, Kids Café, Bowlby Library, Corner Cupboard Food Bank and Greene County Habitat.
- The Bonner Program— a scholarship opportunity that connects students with financial need to a transforming service learning journey.
About Residence Life
The Residence Life program at Waynesburg University is designed to be an integral part of the resident student's educational experience through promoting a living-learning community. We are committed to engage and challenge our residents in faith, learning and serving. Our primary focus is on holistic student development, wherein residence life staff develops an intellectually, spiritually and socially supportive environment within the residence halls. As a primarily residential campus, Waynesburg University makes available a variety of living options.
- Traditional halls
- Apartment-style residence halls
- University-owned houses.
All full-time first, second and third year students are required to live in the residence halls or commute from their permanent home address.
Be sure to check out our residence hall information and learn more about the community you can join!