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Collegiate Ministry

UMC on College campus

United Methodist collegiate ministry is the missional presence of The United Methodist Church on college and university campuses around the world. Through a network of chaplaincies, Wesley Foundations, ecumenical ministries and church-based ministries, The United Methodist Church reaches more than 1,300 campuses around the globe. See below to find a UM collegiate ministry near you.

GBHEM works closely with collegiate ministries to provide the support they need to raise up a new generation of thoughtful Christian leaders. We recognize that every campus ministry is unique to the community it serves, and we offer resources to help them shape their own effective and fulfilling student-led ministries.

*Collegiate ministers looking for information regarding the Imagine What’s Next conference should email DHE at The prior conference format is currently being evaluated and reimagined.

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Find a United Methodist-related college or university to begin your journey and to discover, claim and flourish in your leadership calling.


GBHEM publishes books to serve church leaders throughout their intellectual journey. Learn more about these resources in our publications catalog.

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GBHEM works with the International Association of Methodist-related Schools, Colleges and Universities (IAMSCU) to increase educational opportunities across the globe.

In the U.S., GBHEM partners with the National Association of Schools and Colleges of The United Methodist Church (NASCUMC) to expand access to higher education.

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Learn about grant funding offered for theological education and pastoral formation in all the Central Conferences in Africa, Europe and the Philippines.

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