Serving the Community

Serving the Community

Tutoring

The University of Dallas offers several opportunities to actively practice your faith in the community.

ALternative Spring Break in New Orleans
Spring break with purpose

Since 1994, groups of UD students have been spending their annual rite of spring helping communities across the country while experiencing, discussing and understanding significant social issues through our Alternative Spring Break program.

Crusaders for Life

Actively practice your commitment to defending life from conception to natural death by joining Crusaders for Life, one of four clubs sponsored by the Campus Ministry Office.

Praise and WorshipPraise and Worship

On Sunday evenings after the final Mass, students gather for an experience of praise and worship, lifting their voices to God through a combination of prayer and charismatic hymns.

Other ways to serve

Best Buddies - better the lives of those who are intellectually disabled

Called to Crochet – make baby items for a Catholic crisis pregnancy center

Hearts & Hammers – help refurbish Dallas/Fort Worth homes for those in need

Best Buddies

News

When Foresight Is 20/20: Endowment Gains 27 Percent in One Stroke Thanks to $10 Investment 24 Years Ago

At a time when many small liberal arts universities are struggling, the University of Dallas has some good news to offer: The strategic sale of the apartment complex owned by the university for 24 years has increased the endowment by nearly 27 percent, or $16 million, bringing the current value to over $76 million. Further, this increase is predicted to eventually generate an additional $800,000 annually for UD's operations, capital and maintenance budgets.

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UD in the Community: Gospel of Life Dwellings Affirm Lives

Although she can no longer see, Tia does her best, like the mother she still is, to ensure the comfort of those around her from her perch on the edge of her bed. She is one of three elderly residents of St. Adelaide in Grand Prairie, one of Gospel of Life Dwellings' two locations. First conceived by Joe Flaherty, M.D., BA '86, a geriatrician, the idea for these homes was embraced and implemented -- and is continuously sustained -- by numerous UD alumni.

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