Colorado Christian University
Student Involvement

Student Involvement

  • All Things Ministry

    All Things is a ministry that encourages the patients at Children’s Hospital Colorado and their families through crafts, activities, and parties to brighten their day and provide them with a change of pace from hospital life.

    Bella Joy

    Bella Joy is a ministry that volunteers locally with safe homes and other faith-based organizations to support victims rescued from sex trafficking. This support comes in the form of fundraising, raising awareness, and creating opportunities to work with survivors. It is a place where passion becomes action.

    Cross Nations

    Cross Nations is a refugee ministry that seeks to welcome the “foreigner” among us. We share the love of Christ with refugees by spending time with them and helping them integrate into American culture.

    Discipleship Advisors

    The purpose of this organization is to build relationships based upon discipleship, encouragement, accountability, and instruction within the CCU community through mentoring relationships. The discipleship advisors minister to discipleship group leaders, who then minister to CCU's freshmen.

    Lifeguards

    This is CCU’s pro-life ministry. The primary focus is to encourage and love women in crisis pregnancy situations by volunteering with pregnancy centers. The secondary focus is to educate students on campus about what it means to be “pro-life.”

    Sojourners

    Sojourners, or “Sojos,” is an evangelical street mission to the Denver area. Sojos reaches people who are homeless by providing food and developing friendships — all with the vision to spread the gospel and love of Jesus Christ.

    Westside

    Westside Ministry is an inner-city children's ministry which facilitates both Whiz Kids and Street Church. For the past seventeen years, WSM has facilitated Bible clubs, tutoring, mentoring, music camp, and summer opportunities for at-risk children. Students within Westside Ministry build relationships and live out the gospel of Jesus Christ.

    Young Hearts

    Young Hearts is a ministry where students take time to love and serve those in nursing homes and senior living centers. While serving people in nursing homes and senior living, they host Bible studies, build relationships, and most importantly, share Christ’s love.

  • In His Service

    In His Service is an honors society committed to maintaining academic excellence, embracing leadership opportunities, and serving the needs of the CCU community.

    Inkwells

    Inkwells supports and serves the writers of the CCU community, that they might become better, more Christ-centered writers who can individually impact the local literacy community for Christ with prose, plays, or poetry.

    International Action Club

    The International Action Club (IAC) is intended to help students act upon the passions God has given them. IAC organizes events on and off campus to raise awareness of pertinent global issues.

    IAC partners with missions organizations, non-governmental organizations, and non-profit organizations around the Denver area and beyond. This is done with the ultimate goal of preparing the student body for a life of service which furthers God's kingdom on earth.

    Music Educator's Club

    The Music Educator's Club provides all members with the opportunity to become acquainted with leaders in the music education profession through participation in programs, demonstrations, discussions, workshops, performances planned by this chapter, the state music educators association, and the Music Educator's National Conference.

    Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK)

    Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK) is a national leadership honor society that recognizes superior scholarship, leadership, and character. The society places a special emphasis on the development of the whole person as a member of the college community and as a contributor to a better society. ODK membership offers students instant recognition by businesses and organizations throughout the world.

    Pre-Health Club

    Pre-Health Club is a resource for students who are interested in a variety of careers within the field of medicine (e.g. doctor, physician's assistant, physical therapist, dentist, nurse, etc.). Students gather and discuss information on required coursework, entrance exams (e.g. MCAT), programs of study, job descriptions, and employment options.

    In addition, professionals from a variety of medical professions are brought in to discuss their studies, experiences, and insights. Learn more about the Pre-Medicine Studies program at CCU.

    Sigma Tau Delta

    Sigma Tau Delta is an honorary society for students studying English. It rewards students who have made achievement in English language and literature.

    Sixth Man

    The purpose of Sixth Man is to support CCU athletics events. Members of the Sixth Man group promote and attend athletic events, often dressed in crazy outfits!

    Trash Club

    Trash Club members serve the Lord and fellow students by picking up trash from the CCU residence halls every Tuesday evening.

    Worship-Arts Club

    This club is a great opportunity for students studying worship arts, or those interested in becoming worship leaders, to gather to support and encourage one another. The group members plan and attend local worship events together.

  • Senate

    Senate is the representational part of ACS and is comprised of 15 student senators representing each group of the Associated Students, each of the five academic schools of CCU, and each graduating class.

    Senators present legislation and initiatives to help meet student needs and address important issues on campus. All students are welcome to attend Senate meetings that occur on a bi-weekly basis. However, senators are the only students allowed to vote on legislation.

    University Programming Council

    University Programming Council (UPC) is the programming portion of the Associated CCU Students. UPC is responsible for planning and executing special events on and off campus. These events include favorite campus traditions such as King Cougar (mock male beauty pageant), O'Malley's Alley (lip syncing contest), the annual Talent Show, and February Formal (off-campus Valentine's Day dance).

    Student Standards and Accountability Board

    The Student Standards and Accountability Board (SSAB) is responsible for hearing student cases concerning discipline appeals, as deemed appropriate in the Student Judicial Model. SSAB’s main purpose is to discern between what is true and what is false and assist in carrying out the University's discipline process found in the Student Handbook.

    The goal of SSAB is to remain teachable, approachable, and professional, and to exercise wisdom on each case-by-case student infraction.

    Residence Housing Association (RHA)

    RHA (Residence Hall Association) desires to see the CCU community both united and growing together — while still having fun with individual stairwell pride. This group hosts various events to form stairwell unity and strives to meet the needs of students who take advantage of on-campus housing by providing an open forum for students to voice programming requests, housing complaints, and implement desired changes.

    SAAC (Student Athletic Advisory Committee)

    SAAC (Student Athletic Advisory Committee) provides an excellent vehicle for communication between the administration of CCU Athletics and student-athletes. The SAAC provides students with an opportunity to offer input on programs designed to serve their needs as student-athletes.

    Student Organizations

    The Associated Students charter student-led groups to be a part of Student Organizations. CCU boasts over 30 Student Organizations, including ministry opportunities, service on campus, related hobbies, interests, and groups based on majors.

  • Veritas

    Veritas is the official campus newspaper of Colorado Christian University. This student-run publication reports on the major events around campus as well as on current events throughout the state, country, and the world.

    The Student Government Association provides funding for the publication, which is published monthly and is distributed to students, faculty, staff, and administration free of charge.

    Veritas is written and edited by students under the guidance of a staff advisor. Paid staff positions are available for students who are interested in gaining valuable experience in news, feature, sports, and arts reporting, as well as editorial and commentary writing.

    Paragon

    Paragon is CCU’s literary magazine that provides students with an outlet for creativity and expression. Under the direction of appointed student editors, this annual publication is comprised of contributions by students of original poetry, short stories, photography, and artwork. Contributions are selected from selections submitted to the editors.

    Paragon is available at the end of the spring semester, free of charge.