Service Organizations

Service Organizations

This organization serves to aid the elderly in the Grove City community through interaction between students and the residents of local nursing homes. Emphasis is placed on communication between the young and the old.  

The Alpha Beta Mu chapter of Alpha Phi Omega, a national service organization affiliated with the Boy Scouts of America, is dedicated to serving the campus, the community, and the nation. Projects include:  blood drives, a campus-wide recycling project, tutoring at local schools and assisting the Children’s Aid Society in Mercer. Membership requirements include brief weekly meetings and participation in the service projects.
All women at Grove City College are members of the AWS. A board of 10 elected women comprises the AWS board, which acts as a liaison between SGA Executive Committee and all Grove City College women. Women's Issues Support & Education (WISE) is also under the umbrella of AWS. Please see the Harker RD concerning WISE.    

The Environmental Club is open to all students interested in working and serving to improve their environment. Projects include on-campus recycling and other off campus clean-up projects. They also work alongside other campus environmental groups.

GCCTV is the College station with a student-run campus news, weather, sports, entertainment and social section. Learn how a TV news show is produced by helping to create one.

Helping Hands (formerly Circle K) is a club dedicated to serving the needs of the community through various service projects. Helping hands is involved in Habitat for Humanity, Special Olympics, volunteering at the local YMCA and Orchard Manor nursing home, as well as various other projects where members express interest. Membership is open to any student of good character. There are no service hour requirements to be a member.   

The Independent Men’s Organization sponsors all intramural athletic events for independent men.

Intercom serves two purposes: It gives GCC students an opportunity to teach math/computers and gives children in the community a chance to learn about them. Students participate to earn credit on a semester basis.

I.F. Council is the governing body of the fraternities on campus. The council comprised of five officers, the presidents of each fraternity and one I.F. representative from each of the fraternities. The council governs 1.) relations and interactions among fraternities, 2.) rushing and new Greek orientation and 3.) I.F. athletic programs. The council also develops programs fostering healthy relations among fraternities, the College and the surrounding community.

Men’s Activities Board functions to establish harmonious living conditions among the male student body and to relay their concerns and suggestions to Student Government. The Board maintains the refrigerator service and also sponsors various social functions that are open to the entire student body. Meetings are open to all Grove City College men.

Each Spring, 85 rising upperclassmen are chosen to form Orientation Board, a group which strives to acquaint incoming freshmen and transfers with the College, the community and each other. Applications for the five committees of the board are available in the Student Affairs office, usually by mid-February.

Pan-Hellenic Council is the governing body of the eight local sororities on campus and is composed of its president, rush chairman and the president of each sorority. The purpose of the council is 1.) to foster a spirit of friendship and cooperation among the sororities, 2.) to encourage the support of Grove City College organizations and social affairs, 3.) to regulate those matters which concern all sororities, 4.) to regulate rushing and new Greek orientation and 5.) to instill adherence to customs and traditions of the College. 

Rotaract is a community service organization whose purpose is to provide an opportunity for young men and women to enhance the knowledge and skills that will assist them in personal development, to address the physical and social needs of our community, and to promote better relations between all people worldwide through a framework of friendship and service. Rotaract is a faucet of Rotary International and the Grove City College Rotaract Club is sponsored by the Grove City Rotary Club. 

The club's focus is to serve and minister to the deaf and hearing impaired, to increase the awareness and understanding of those with hearing regarding the deaf and hearing impaired community, and to foster a greater understanding or interest of signing in/for worship services.

Signature is a group of Christian women who are committed to serving the Fine Arts Department of Grove City College, as well as the community and the world. Through friendship and fellowship, we encourage each other to grow and serve in the name of our Lord. Signature serves at senior recitals, ushers at music performances, sends encouragement notes to performers, as well as other service activities.

WSAJ, the College’s own radio station, broadcasts 24 hours per day, seven days per week on 91.1 FM, bringing the best in classical, jazz, cultural, sports and informational programming to the western Pennsylvania area. Part of WSAJ’s programming includes student broadcasting during the school year, which focuses on exposing the independent and alternative rock genre to the area. Students develop solid speaking skills, learn technical radio operation skills and have opportunities to serve in news, promotional, or management capacities. Learn more at

More Information


​The student meal plan at Grove City College consists of three meals a day, seven days a week​.​

Learn More

Health Services

​Grove City College is committed to its students’ overall health and wellness. The Zerbe Health and Wellness Center is home to friendly and qualified health professionals who have chosen to work specifically with college students. ​​

Learn More

Commuter Life

​​If you live nearby, commuting is another way to experience Grove City College. ​​

Learn More

Campus Ministries

​At Grove City College, you’re free to pursue your spiritual life as seriously and freely as you want. There are many thriving student ministry groups on campus that will help you to nurture your own spiritual development.​​
Learn More

Residence Life

​Over 93 percent of our students live on campus where they become a part of a friendly, close-knit living and learning community.​​

Learn More

Campus Life

​When you come to Grove City College, you become a part of a dynamic and supportive community of lifelong learners. ​​

Learn More