We welcome you to the Catholic Community at UMass Dartmouth.  All are welcome here, regardless of personal history, background, race, age, orientation, etc.  You are invited, welcomed, accepted, loved and respected here at Catholic Campus Ministry! 

     UMass Dartmouth Catholic Campus Ministry offers support to our students during your transition to UMass Dartmouth and upon your transition to work/life during your senior year hear at UMass Dartmouth.

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If you are interested, you are invited to participate in Novus which takes place prior to your fall orientation. Meet online with our peer ministers and members of the Newman Catholic Student Association. They will help advise you on all things UMass Dartmouth. Meet other Catholic students online prior to your arrival on campus.  You can just hang out and listen or participate in the discussion. Your choice. No pressure. To register for Novus, click here.

 is a series of sessions exploring the Christian faith, typically run over eight weeks. Each talk looks at a different question around faith and is designed to create conversation. Alpha is run all around the globe, and everyone is welcome.

Every Alpha begins with a great dinner in the UMass D University Club. Give it a try. Meet new people while learning more about your faith. No pressure, no follow-up, no charge!  #TryAlpha [ Learn more about Alpha ]

The Seekers’ Retreat is scheduled for September 7 at Newman House. A retreat is a great way to get the semester off to a great start.

UMass Dartmouth Catholic Campus Ministry presents the  Seekers' Retreat.  Find out how other young adults answer these questions; learn how faith plays a role in their journeys; and take the time to reflect on your own path. The Seekers’ Retreat is held at Newman House. Space is limited. Only $10.00 for the one day retreat - free for Novus participants. [ More about Seekers’ Retreat ]

All of this is designed to get you off to a good start. During your four years here, Catholic Campus Ministry will continue to support you with opportunities to grow in faith. Check out the rest of the website for some of the possibilities open to you on campus.

So let us know if you are interested and we’ll get back to you about how you can get involved with our High School to College Novus program!

Please take a moment to review the links to the top left for details of our transition programs.

Welcome to UMass Dartmouth - We’re glad you are here!

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