Campus Ministry Programs

Campus Ministry Programs

Campus Ministry offers a wide range of programs. We hope you will join us! 

Alternative Spring Break

Alternative Spring Break mission trips are built on the four cornerstones of community, simplicity, service, and prayer. Preparations begin in October, and teams are chosen by the end of the fall semester. Students who are interested in participating can find out more by contacting Shelby Ponikiewski at!

Crusaders for Life

Crusaders for Life, a student led club sponsored by Campus Ministry, promotes the dignity of life from conception through natural death through their prayerful presence at a Dallas abortion clinic each Saturday, as well as through lectures, visits to a local retirement home, and more. For more information about upcoming events or how to join, email

Blessed is She

Join a sisterhood of other UD women who desire prayer and community. Learn more about Blessed is She, check out their website.

University of Dallas Men's Society

Over the year, squads will grow in brotherhood with one another as they dive deep into each topic night’s lesson. For more information, contact Deacon Ryan at 972-721-5118 or 



Fight Club

Are you a male student and struggling with sins relating to chastity?  Contact Deacon Ryan at 972-721-5118 or 

Liturgical Ministry

Are you interested in assisting as a sacristan, lector, altar server, or extraordinary minister of Holy Communion (EMHC)? This program is available to current UD students. Previous experience is not necessary; training is provided. Contact Karen Bless at 972-721-5261 or for more information. 

Open Anselm

Free dinner for our students! Wednesdays from 8:00 - 10:00 pm in Anselm 230. 

Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA)

Are you interested in becoming Catholic or finding out more about the Catholic Church? The group is open to current UD students, faculty, and staff only. For more information, contact Karen Bless at 972-721-5261, or

Marriage Preparation

If you are engaged and wish to do your Marriage Preparation through Campus Ministry, you may contact Deacon Ryan at 972-721-5118 or The program is only available to current UD students, faculty, and staff.