Community Life Program - Missouri Baptist University

Preparing students to lead and serve their communities through their vocation.

The Community Life Program (CLP) is an experience intended to help students grow into who God has designed them to be and to prepare them to lead and serve their communities through their vocation.

The CLP seeks to help students develop holistically through a variety of events and gatherings that focus on spiritual, educational, and cultural maturity. The CLP emphasizes our Christian identity as a University, and it accentuates the University’s Core Values: Faith, Truth, Excellence, Character, & Service. Through the CLP, students will understand their purpose, develop their values, and mature as a leader in their field. 

All undergraduate students on Main Campus are required to complete the CLP. For each semester of full-time enrollment on Main Campus, students are required to earn CLP points. CLP points may be earned from a variety of options, all of which are connected to MBU’s Core Values: Faith, Truth, Excellence, Character, & Social Change. Details about requirements can be found in the Community Life Program Guide below.

Participation is recorded and tracked through the iAttended App.


Students may request exemptions from the Community Life Program. The following students are not required to complete the CLP:

  1. A student who has completed 120 credit hours.
  2. A student who has previously earned a bachelor’s degree or higher.
  3. A student who is twenty-five years of age by the last day of the semester.
  4. A student who is married or is a parent.
  5. A student who is completing an internship (e.g., Student Teaching, Nursing Clinical).

All exemption requests should be submitted through the iAttended App. For the Fall, requests are due by September 15; for the Spring, requests are due by January 30.

Community Life Program Guide