Support and services for religious life, info about area houses of worship, schedule of campus religious services, community service programming, the Religious Activities Common and more.
Below is a partial list of student religious organizations. Visit the Office of the Chaplain Student Organizations page for a complete list with links.
Student Religious Organizations
CHORDS is the community partnership program led by the Office of the Chaplain and PRISM, Penn's interfaith student leadership group.
The Christian Association at Penn serves as an ecumenical resource providing advocacy and direct service on cultural diversity, interfaith education, sexuality, and peacemaking.
Penn Hillel is the address of a wonderful campus Jewish community where students celebrate Jewish life, continue to explore Jewish ideas and build community.
Penn HSC/YJA was started in the fall of 1999 as a University-wide organization whose goal is to create an awareness of the Hindu and Jain faiths on campus.
InterVarsity Christian Fellowship is an evangelical campus mission serving students and faculty on college and university campuses nationwide.
The Chabad Lubavitch House at Penn was founded in 1980 by Rabbi Menachem and Chava Schmidt. Lubavitch House at Penn has emerged as a pioneer and leader in Chabad on campus internationally.
The home of the University of Pennsylvania Muslim Students Association.
As a group focused on ministry, the New Spirit of Penn Gospel Choir spreads the word of the Lord through song and helps to serve as a catalyst for change in the spiritual lives of those affiliated with Penn, as well as in the surrounding communities.
The Penn Catholic Student Association was formed to provide a university-sponsored forum for Catholic community service and dialogue on faith and social justice.
The Penn Newman Center participates in the mission of the universal Roman Catholic Church, which is found locally in West Philadelphia in the parish of St. Agatha – St. James. Along with the parish family, the Church's mission is extended through the parish itself, the Penn Newman Center and Drexel Newman Center.
Penn Cru is a community where the gospel captures hearts, transforms lives, and prepares students to be lifelong followers of Jesus Christ.
PRISM is a student interfaith group dedicated to advancing knowledge about religious life and promoting interaction among the various religious groups on campus.