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Life at MVNU

Explore student life beyond the classroom and get ready to grow personally, professionally, and spiritually.

Life at MVNU

Explore student life beyond the classroom and get ready to grow personally, professionally, and spiritually.

Student Life

Find your passions. Find your friends. Find yourself at MVNU. Discover the beauty of who you were uniquely created to be and build community with like-spirited students who seek to learn and serve in Jesus’ name.

Life at MVNU goes way beyond the books. You’ll have every opportunity to get involved in campus activities that will enrich your experience as a student. Join one of the more than 50 student-led clubs and organizations (or start one of your own!). Engage in a little friendly (and free!) athletic competition by participating in intramurals. Rent a kayak or bike from our REC for a day on the Kokosing river or trail with friends. Plug into a small group, a CoSMO service project, or an international mission trip. Faith, fun, and adventure await!

Campus Life

Learn more about life on campus, including clubs, sports, student government, and intercultural experiences.

Spiritual Life

Learn what it means to grow in grace and discover opportunities for spiritual formation from a holistic perspective.

Campus Services

When it comes to your safety, mental health, and even your food–MVNU has you covered with a wide array of services.

Life Beyond Campus

Discover historic Mount Vernon, Ohio–a vibrant community with restaurants, coffee shops, boutiques, trails, and more.


WNZR students featured at CMB conference

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Mount Vernon Nazarene University’s Communication & Media and WNZR students were featured in a special presentation during the two-day Christian Music Broadcasters University in November 2023. Three MVNU seniors — Allison Prouty, Mike Basko, and Jonathon Langdon — served as a special CMBU Award Winner Panel interviewed by CMB Executive Director…


Martin Luther King Day Celebration focuses on hope

The Mount Vernon and Knox County community gathered on the campus of Mount Vernon Nazarene University to reflect on the work of Martin Luther King Jr., during the annual Martin Luther King Day Celebration on Monday, Jan. 15. The event, themed “Out of a mountain of despair, a stone of hope,” was sponsored by MVNU, Kenyon College and the Knox County Martin Luther King Jr. Legacy Committee.


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