Campus Life

Experience life at Bethel

Experience a vibrant campus life at Bethel. From regular campus activities and traditions to intramural sports, athletic and musical events, there’s always something happening on campus.


Student Clubs

A variety of groups exist throughout campus to connect students socially and professionally.

Clubs & Organizations

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Campus dining options include all-day offerings at the Dining Commons, the Sufficient Grounds café featuring Starbucks, and Bethel Bucks accepted at three local restaurants within walking distance.

Dining Opportunities

Health & Wellness

All traditional undergraduate students have access to physical and mental health professionals through the campus Wellness Center.

Health & Wellness

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Athletics & Fitness

If you’re looking for a fun way to stay active and meet new people, join an intramural sports team or visit one of our on-campus fitness facilities.

Intramural Sports

Fitness Facilities


The Bethel Campus Safety Department (BCSD) promotes a safe campus experience. Find out how you can do your part.

Campus Safety

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International Students

Bethel University’s international students come from all over the world, including Africa, Latin America, Europe and Asia.

International Student Resources

Commuter Students

Commuters are an essential part of the Bethel community, and we have ways you can get involved on campus, find places to hang out between classes and more.

Commuter Life Resources

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Campus Activities

Year-Round Events

  • Intramural competitions: from sand volleyball to Futsal
  • Intercollegiate athletics: visit Bethel Athletics official site
  • Music concerts
  • Theatre performances
  • Art gallery shows

Special Events

  • Life-size board games (Hungry Hungry Hippos, Battleship and more!)
  • Back-to-school party
  • Library Nerf wars
  • Battle of the bands/film festival
  • Campus disc golf and chili cook-off
  • Midnight Breakfast (Join in dressing up for a midnight meal in the Dining Commons the Friday night before finals.)

Take Our Virtual Tour

The best way to experience Bethel is through a personalized campus visit! We offer individual and group visit options throughout the year, so you can find the one that fits you best. You can even visit Bethel from the comfort of your own home with a virtual tour of our campus. See more pictures and videos at stops along the way.

Take Your Next Step

Take the next step toward your Bethel University degree. Visit campus, apply, request information or ask questions about financial aid.