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Our Jesuit tradition is reflected in all of the University's programs, with special resources dedicated to reaching out to the community at large.


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    Campus Ministry

    Although rooted in the Catholic tradition, the University honors and respects all paths to the divine.

  • Students in dorm room

    Residential Learning Communities

    Some of Santa Clara's pioneering learning communities offer additional programs for students interested in spirituality and Jesuit tradition. 


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    Markkula Center for Applied Ethics

    This leading Center helps put ethics into practice and provides decision-making tools for students, faculty, staff, and the community.


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    Jesuit Volunteer Corps

    Jesuit Volunteers are called to the mission of serving the poor and marginalized, and in doing so creating a community of kinship.