Our Objectives

  1. To serve the entire University from the understanding that life, including academic life, is a spiritual journey;
  2. To give formal recognition and accountability to those appointed to serve as chaplains on the campus of the University of Alberta;
  3. To provide a forum for dialogue and mutual support among chaplains of different faiths;
  4. To bring together chaplains to work collaboratively in serving the varied spiritual needs of the University community;
  5. To conduct services of worship and lead the campus community in prayer;
  6. To facilitate interfaith and intercultural dialogue that will contribute to wholesome relationships, unity, and understanding on the campus, while respecting the distinct and unique teachings of the diverse religious traditions;
  7. To act as a theological resource to the University and to encourage thoughtful reflection and dialogue regarding the basis of individual faith and community life;
  8. To act as a resource to the University regarding other faith groups seeking to be active on campus (e.g. religious clubs, denominations, para-church ministries);
  9. To assist the University in relationships with the community in respect to religious matters;
  10. To offer spiritual guidance, care and support to all students and staff;
  11. To foster a sense of community among students and staff;
  12. To partner with the Dean of Students' portfolio in encouraging students to mature into whole and healthy persons.

Governing Documents

Bylaws and Policies

Memorandum of Agreement