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Even if you don't live at Bethel, we still consider it your home.

So, as a commuter student, make yourself comfortable. Get connected to what's happening on campus. Take on a leadership roles in Student Senate. Attend Sunday night Vespers or play club broomball!

Our 800+ commuter students are an integral part of our community, and we take care of them, making sure their needs are met.

Making Connections

In addition to BSG clubs and organizations as well as Campus Ministries programs, there are lots of opportunities to connect:

  • Special commuter-student orientation held during Welcome Week
  • Lunches with other commuter students
  • News and updates via text alerts and emails (text "buoc" to 313131)
  • Bethel Commuters and Transfers Facebook group

Transportation Help

  • Get the Metro Transit College Pass and receive a full refund for the cost of your commuter parking permit.  Metro Transit passes can be purchased in the Student Life Office (BC252) for $165 per semester.
  • Pick up your hang tag parking permit from Security and Safety.

Campus Conveniences

  • Lockers
  • Access to The Loft's kitchen (with refrigerator and microwave)
  • Cell phone and laptop chargers available for check out
  • Personal items for sale (toothbrush, contact lens solution, deodorant, etc.)

Local Off-Campus Rental Guidelines


Want to know more about commuter student services? Contact us.