Press Room

Welcome to InterVarsity’s Press Room

This page contains general information about InterVarsity Christian Fellowship USA as well as links to our News Release page, our InterVarsity in the News page, our story archive, and other sources of information about InterVarsity. This information helps illustrate the great variety of ways that InterVarsity works with students and faculty on U.S. college campuses. We also offer background information on: InterVarsity’s Urbana Student Missions Conference, InterVarsity’s concerns about access for our chapters on college campuses, and InterVarsity Press.

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Urbana, held from 1948 to 2003 on the campus of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, is InterVarsity's triennial North American Student Missions Conference. It is one of the longest-running, distinctive events of modern evangelical Christianity. In 2004 InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA announced a new location and the beginning of an exciting new era for one of our signature events.  Since 2006 Urbana has been held at in St. Louis, Missouri, at the Edward Jones Dome and The America’s Center, in the shadow of the Gateway Arch.

Access Issues

InterVarsity believes that members of our chapters should have the same rights as members of other student organizations on the college campus. Our chapter leaders work with school administrators to maintain good relations. However, our ability to maintain the spiritual integrity of our chapters is being threatened at some schools. For more information on this topic, check out our Campus Access Issues webpage.

InterVarsity Press

One of the ways that InterVarsity is known to the general public is through our publishing arm, InterVarsity Press. IVP is regularly recognized for the high quality of books under our imprints. IVP has a separate website, as well as a separate online press room.