Office of the Chaplain and Religious Life

Providing support and fellowship for your journey.

For more than fifty years the Office of the Chaplain at SMU has provided guidance, nurture and support for students, families, faculty and staff on their journeys of faith and living in this collegiate setting.

The Office of the Chaplain offers pastoral care, counseling and theological reflection that promotes the religious development and moral and ethical values and character of students, faculty and staff. While supporting the integrity of each religious tradition represented at SMU, the Office of the Chaplain seeks to enhance the influence of the United Methodist heritage.

Discover the resources of the Office of the Chaplain and Religious Life at SMU.

Underground Chapel

Underground Chapel is a weekly gathering for praising God, prayer and encouragement. Underground is a Christian service, where all are welcomed. Learn more

University Worship

University Worship is an all-university Sunday morning service in the Christian tradition, held on the first Sunday of fall term. Learn more

Campus Ministries

The Office of the Chaplain oversees multiple campus ministries whereby students are strengthened spiritually and intellectually in their chosen faith tradition. Learn more

Connect With Us

The Office of the Chaplain and Religious Life is located on the 3rd Floor of Hughes-Trigg Student Center in Suite 316.

Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30am-5:00pm
Phone: 214-768-4502