Live in Christian Community

The Campus House is a great place for Bloomington college students to live. Our mission is to help students pursue authentic faith and build intentional communities while in college. To do this we build up our students to send them out, train them in truth, and encourage them to be a blessing, ask the tough questions, and do life together.

As the hub of CSF's ministry, the Campus House is a common meeting place for various events throughout the ministry. This also conveniently allows students to have instant access to the CSF Staff and fellow Christian students. 

Campus House Amenities

  • In-House Cook

  • All Utilities Included

  • Air Conditioning

  • Free Laundry

  • Internet: wireless and high speed in rooms

  • Multiple Lounge Areas

  • Study Room/Spaces

  • Ping-pong and Pool table

  • Basketball Court

  • Indoor Bike Storage

  • Start of B-Bus Route

  • Bed, Desk, and Dresser provided in rooms

  • Christian Community & Friendship, Discipleship, Networking


The campus house is a ministry home for CSF.  Residents have the added bonus of having it be their residential home too! 

Here’s a few more bonuses for being a campus house resident:

  • Welcome week activities (especially for freshman)

  • Free cost for many CSF events

  • Exclusive resident events

  • Big/Lil relationships

  • Returning resident perks - reduced rent, priority room & parking choices



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CSF has a ton of ways to be involved...and when you live at the Campus House you will naturally have even more opportunities to connect, serve, and be involved. 

We don’t expect you to do everything...but there are a few things that house residents are signing up for:

-Regularly attend Encounter (Thursday night worship service)

-Attend the monthly house meetings

-Participate in a big/lil relationship

-Co-op hours (this is house chores)

-2 hours of service per semester

-Be involved in a non-Christian intentional community

-Follow the house covenant & be held accountable to student house leaders and staff

-We hope you’ll attend & invite friends to CSF events



Living at the CSF house was by far my best college experience. I was able to feel the love, support, and friendship of a smaller community within the huge campus of IU. The people I lived with at CSF are still some of my best friends to this day, and I will always cherish the fun and faith filled memories we are able to hold on to.
— Courtney Ladyman, Assistant Principal, Binford Elementary
CSF was an integral part of my college experience. Being able to live in the Campus House and start my college years with a built-in support system of people of faith played a large role in my attending IU in the first place. Having older guys in the Campus House who befriended me, kept an eye on me, and mentored me shaped my time on campus immensely.

My passion for the ministry and passing on the legacy that directly benefited me in my early years led me to continue to live in during my upperclassman years and serve as the Student Ministry President for CSF in my junior and senior years. This legacy of investing in the next CSF leaders is one that will change the ministry, the campus for years to come with ripple effects throughout the world as CSF students graduate and move into their careers.
— Clayton J. De Fur, Central Indiana Community Foundation, Senior Community Leadership Officer

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