Campus Religious Centers

Northwestern University is privleged to have a rich spiritual community adjacent to the Evanston campus dedicated to serving Northwestern students, faculty and staff. Northwestern's campus religious partners operate in their own centers and are supported by affiliated non-profits.


Canterbury Northwestern

2010 Orrington Avenue

The relevant, reasonable, relational place to ask God questions, form friendships and work on living what you believe. We are male and female, liberal and conservative, shy and outgoing, homosexual and heterosexual, deeply faithful and deeply questioning. Come to a Wednesday night dinner or a Sunday evening communion service and see where you fit in.

Find out more about this community at Canterbury's website.


Louis and Saeree Fiedler Hillel Center

629 Foster Street
847-467-HILL (4455)

Fiedler Hillel is the foundation for Jewish life on campus. Our mission is to inspire every Jewish student to make an enduring commitment to Jewish life. We do this by supporting students in creating meaningful Jewish experiences for themselves.

Find out more about Hillel activities at the Hillel website.


University Lutheran Church at Northwestern/Lutheran Campus Ministry

2204 Orrington Avenue

Lutheran Campus Ministry is a Christian ministry out of the Lutheran tradition that is offered to the people of Northwestern by the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). We gather regularly to worship God, to witness to and to nurture our faith, and to have fun together and develop supportive relationships, and to help one another to integrate faith and our academic life and work, to explore our calling form God, and to serve God's people, on our campus and in its Evanston/Chicago context.

Find out more about Lutheran activities on campus at the Lutheran Campus Ministry website.


University Christian Ministry

1834 Chicago Avenue

The University Christian Ministry Center (UCM) on the Northwestern University Campus is an ecumenical ministry associated with the United Methodist Church and the Presbyterian Church (USA). UCM encourages thoughtful dialogue and engagement with the Bible and the Christian tradition. We support lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people in their struggles and offer a safe space to reconcile their faith and identity.

Find out more about our Sunday evening dinner and worship, and other activities at the University Christian Ministry website.

Roman Catholic

Sheil Catholic Center

2110 Sheridan Road

The Sheil Catholic Center is the Newman Center--the Roman Catholic Campus Ministry--at the Northwestern University campus. At "Sheil" you will find a Chapel and gathering space to meet for worship, religious education, and community activities as well as a haven for personal prayer, meditation, study, spiritual direction, and pastoral counseling.

Find out more about Catholic life at NU at the Sheil Center website.