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Join a vibrant faith community at Southwest Baptist University, where Christian faith is integrated into all aspects of campus life.

spiritual life

  • Worship and learn during chapel services.
  • Dig deeper into the Word during small-group Bible studies.
  • Spread the message of Jesus globally through the Center for Global Connections. Serve the local Bolivar community.
  • Grow in your Christian faith.

Spiritual Life Info

Living at sbu

  • Live in Christian community.
  • Make your dorm room your home away from home.
  • Build lifelong friendships.
  • Make great memories!

Residence Life info

student activities

  • Attend campus-wide, student-led activities for fellowship.
  • Participate in campus recreation opportunities for better health.
  • Join a club or organization for character and leadership development.

Student Activities Info

student services

  • Stay healthy with resources made available at the Killian Health Center, including free immunizations. A full-time nurse also is available for consultation if you do become ill.
  • Register for a campus parking permit, have your picture taken for your official SBU identification badge and sign up to receive SBU Alert messages through Safety and Security.
  • Receive counseling services in a safe, supportive and confidential Christian environment — free of charge to students.
  • Become equipped to help prevent sexual assault and violence through our campus-wide Green Dot Program initiative. 
  • Utilize a full suite of academic technology resources provided by Information and Technology Services.
  • Receive federal financial aid, such as grants, loans and work study, all facilitated by the Office of Financial Aid.

Student Services Info

Student Handbook

For more information about student life, guidelines and expectations, student services, etc., please download the SBU Student Handbook using the link below.

Student Handbook (PDF)