Santa Clara University

Resident Ministry

Resident Ministers are:

Santa Clara staff or graduate students who have chosen to make their home in the Residential Learning
Communities, sharing community, spirituality, and hospitality.

Come on over! We are here to:

  • Talk with you…about anything!

  • Facilitate small groups about discerning your vocation or exploring your spirituality

  • Provide opportunities for balance and stress relief, reflection and prayer.

  • Connect you with all the helpful organizations and resources at Santa Clara and beyond

Contact US!

Contact us by phone or email. Find it all by following this link: CONTACT US

   For a listing of Resident Ministry Hospitality Hours, please click here.

Our Mission:

Resident Ministers are Santa Clara University staff and graduate students who live in the Residential Learning Communities (RLCs) and support undergraduate students by:

  • Promoting Vocational Reflection in their RLC, facilitating weekly Small Groups, DISCOVER group (student small groups focused on vocation) and the DISCOVER weekend retreat
  • Serving as a Resource for spiritual life activities on campus and in the surrounding area, as well as a resource for campus referrals (e.g. the counseling center, career center)
  • Mentoring Students in matters related to spirituality, discernment, and care of the whole person through regular hospitality hours in their RLC and active participation in RLC life
  • Modeling Jesuit and Ignatian Values, especially through their own practices of spirituality, and their commitment to a faith that does justice in the world


If you are interested in applying to be a Resident Minister at Santa Clara University, follow the link to learn more about the job and the application process. CLICK HERE.

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