Our Purpose, in response to God's love, grace, and truth, is to establish and advance at colleges and universities
who follow Jesus as Savior and Lord
12,678 InterVarsity students were involved in regular corporate prayer, up 24% from 5 years ago.
7,738 InterVarsity student leaders were developed through training events around the country.Discipleship Resources
growing in love for God, God's Word
2,424 students attended the 1,249 Groups Investigating God held during 2016-2017.
Each week 17,318 students attended InterVarsity large group gatherings on campus.
26,869 students met in InterVarsity small groups to study Scripture together.Bible Studies
God's people of every ethnicity and culture
41% of InterVarsity students identify as ethnic minority.
4,272 International students are regularly involved in both undergraduate and graduate fellowships, including 68 fellowships specifically for International students.Visit Muthiethnic Ministries
Asian American students grew as Christ-followers in Asian American Ministry and general chapters.
Black students renewed the campus and became leaders in our Black Campus Ministry chapters and general chapters.
Latino students were being discipled as world-changers in Latino Fellowship (LaFe) and general chapters.
Native students learned how to follow Jesus without walking away from their culture in Native and general chapters.
Students in fraternities & sororities connected with Christ with fraternity and sorority life in Greek chapters.
Athletes were transformed as teammates and competitors in Athletes chapters.
Artists pursued serious art and faith in Arts chapters.
Nursing Students integrated faith and medical care in Nursing Christian Fellowship.
Students seeking online connected in meaningful relationships through Ministry in Digital Spaces.
Women in higher education and the professions were equipped to flourish through The Well.
Aspiring scholars and young professors engaged the topics of faith and academia as members of the Emerging Scholars Network.
Black graduate students sought renewal in their academic pursuit and work lives through Black Scholars and Professionals.
MBA Students learned how to use their influence as kingdom-minded leaders in MBA Ministry.
Law students & professionals prepared spiritually and intellectually for the demands of the legal profession in Law Ministry.
Students and faculty in medical, dental, and pharmaceutical schools were involved in Healthcare Ministry.
and God's purposes in the world
More than 2,200 students were involved in one of our 80 cross-cultural training missions in 2016-2017.
What is Urbana?
Urbana is InterVarsity’s triennial student mission conference. Students learn about the global mission of the church.
Approximately 250 mission agencies and seminaries host booths where students can ask questions about missions.
Since the first Conference in 1946, nearly 288,000 participants have been challenged to enter into God’s global mission.
At Urbana 15
16,000 Students explored missions opportunities, with 9,416 making commitments to global or cross cultural missions.
An offering of more than $1 million was given by participants to organizations that assist the physically and spiritually poor.When is the next Urbana?
Global Programs engage InterVarsity students in cross-cultural missions through partnerships with IFES movements and other ministries around the world.
In summer 2017, 221 InterVarsity students and staff participated in 20 Global Programs in 14 countries.
GLOBAL URBAN TREK
The Global Urban Trek is a 7-week trip designed to immerse college students in urban slums around the world, partner with local ministries, and help them discern if Jesus is calling them to this context in the future.
In summer 2017, 23 students and staff participated in Global Urban Trek in the Philippines.
Urban Programs are ministry experiences that take place in major cities across the United States each year. For a weekend, a week, a summer, we ask you to step into the lives of those living in poverty in cities, to learn their stories, to see the faces behind the social issues being debated in our nation.
10 weekend dips
40 weeklong plunges
14 summer vocational discipleship programs
666 InterVarsity students studied abroad for at least a semester or quarter.
72 students participate in our European weekend retreats and spring break trips.
InterVarsity Link staff engage university students with the Gospel of Jesus Christ on college campuses around the world in partnership with local believers through IFES.
58 InterVarsity Link staff and volunteers serve overseas in 33 countries by invitation of the International Fellowship of Evangelical Students.
serving all of God’s people
Through our retreat and training centers, and an award-winning publishing house, we equip the whole church – not just students – to live and grow in their daily Christian life.
RETREAT & TRAINING CENTERS
In 2017 a total of 20,327 people attended InterVarsity’s three training centers to focus on God and be equipped for Christian service.
These facilities are open to students, staff, families, and church groups.
InterVarsity Press is known as a leader in the publishing industry for publishing thoughtful Christian books.
117 new and revised books (plus correspondinge-Book editions) were published.
43 awards were won.
IVP has more than 1,800 titles in print, and 1,000 ebook titles are available on Kindle and other digital platforms.
By God’s grace, the 2016/17 school year was an incredible season of faithful and fruitful ministry. We’re humbled to partner with God in his work on campus.