Student Life

Our students provide some of the most vibrant parts of our community culture. From clubs and activities to our student-run coffee shop, the Grounds of Being, students are critical to the professional, academic, and social spheres of life at the Divinity School.

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DIVINITY STUDENTS ASSOCIATION

The Divinity Students Association (DSA) is an organization – run by and for University of Chicago Divinity School – committed to fostering a true community of Divinity students from every degree program.

DSA Home Page
Students on the quad

STUDENT GROUPS, CLUBS, AND ACTIVITIES

The Divinity School is home to a number of area clubs, student-run clubs, academic workshops, and interest clubs, from the intellectual to the athletic. We're also proud to be host to the best coffee shop on campus, run entirely by our students.

Clubs and Student Activities Intramurals The Grounds of Being Coffee Shop

Additional Student Life Programs

Communal meals, communal spaces, and communal endeavors: life in Swift Hall (and beyond).

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Our Wednesday Lunch program is a Div School tradition – but it's open to all. Join us midday in the middle of the week for warm food and a talk. Sit at any table. 

Open Space rocks

Thirty minutes to relax, reflect, and be in community. Weekly speakers respond to a theme. The theme for fall quarter is, "what draws you here?"

Open Space is open to all; Tuesdays from 12:30-1pm in the beautiful Bond Chapel. Bagels, coffee, and optional conversation to follow. 

DDH chapel

"DDH" offers a residential scholarship program offered in cooperation with the University of Chicago Divinity School and the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). There's also a Monday dinner!