You Belong Here

You Belong





With thousands of Catholic Illini on campus, there’s a place for everyone at St. John’s Catholic Newman Center at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. No matter where you are in your faith journey, SJCNC’s student ministries and social communities are there to help you along with friendship, learning, and support. And at Newman Hall, a University of Illinois residence hall for freshmen and above, you'll find the most dynamic student housing all in a faith-based environment.

From communities of friendship to communities of prayer, from lectures and discussions to hands-on service, there are dozens of ways to get involved.


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"To equip college students for a lifelong connection to Christ and His Church, through the sacraments and a vibrant, inviting community."