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University Ministry

Consider how God is present in the world and active in your life. Connect your faith, spirituality, and values with social justice, solidarity with the poor, and care for the earth. Whatever your religion, belief, and identity, you are welcome.

Explore Our Offerings

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Broaden your global perspective. Take short term international and domestic trips in economically marginalized communities.

Social Justice & Outreach

Fashion a more humane and just world. Participate in community-based learning in the Jesuit tradition.


Year-round retreats create sacred spaces and opportunities for you to become reflective, spiritually attentive, engaged, rejuvenated, and active.

Liturgies & Faith Life

Explore your spiritual potential. Meet with a spiritual director, reflect in the meditation room, and explore new faith traditions around campus and in the local community.

Religious Diversity & Interfaith Programming

Campus-wide interfaith programs provide opportunities for collaboration and conversation among people of all religions, beliefs, and identities.

Faculty & Staff Spirituality

Programs for faculty and staff explore the Jesuit mission, deepen spiritual practices, and enrich professional vocations.

Resident Ministry

Resident ministers live in residence halls and connect you to UM retreats, immersion trips, community action opportunities, student liturgies, and multi-faith events.

Multi-faith Meditation Room

Retreat for prayer, meditation, and spiritual activities in a space that welcomes people of all faiths and religious traditions.

Julia Maldonado (left) with person from Casa Generación

Juliana Maldonado '24

Broaden Your Perspectives With Arrupe Immersions

I often tell those who are interested that if they want to be tourists in another country, study abroad. But if you want to learn and dive into the true culture and struggles of a region, go on an immersion."

Juliana Maldonado '24

St. Ignatius Institute

University Ministry partners with the St. Ignatius Institute — the oldest living-learning community on campus where you can study in small core curriculum classes that study the perennial questions of humanity.

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9 Facts About St. Ignatius Church That Might Surprise You

At 210 feet high, St. Ignatius Church serves as a spiritual and physical guide for many at USF and in San Francisco.

St Ignatius Church

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University Ministry

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