Religious and Spiritual Life

Union values religion as a crucial part of cultural diversity and identity and is dedicated to building religious fluency among our students.

The Office of Religious and Spiritual Life offers a range of religious, spiritual and values-based organizations and welcomes student initiatives in forming others. The College has several spiritual advisers for Roman Catholic, Jewish, Protestant, Muslim and Hindu traditions and the director of Religious and Spiritual Life offers guidance and support to other student groups.

You may be interested to discover that:

  • The Association of Humanists, Atheists and Agnostics hosts speakers throughout the year. The Catholic Student Association sponsors a campus mass, followed by a light supper.
  • Hillel and Chabad each provides a weekly kosher Shabbat dinner, with student-led services at Hillel, as well as special programs for the High Holy Days.
  • The Campus Protestant Minister and InterVarsity Christian Fellowship both offer a weekly prayer and meditation service and scripture study.
  • AUM, the Association of Eastern Religions and Philosophy, celebrates a campus version of Dwali and Holi and hold weekly text discussions.
  • The Muslim Student Association gathers for both daily and Jummah prayers in the Prayer amd Meditation Room in Reamer Campus Center.
  • The Multi-faith Council and the Interfaith Youth Core Better Together welcomes those interested religious pluralism.
  • Dining Services offers choices for religious dietary needs.