We honor those who have served and families who have experienced loss. Laurens Shull, student leader and All-American athlete who was killed in action in the First World War, watches over campus from our western wall.
May 17, 2020
Click here for a message from Dean Maurice Charles. Please also see the banner below for archival insights from the Virtual Chapel.
The Virtual Chapel: seasonal insights from our archives
commenced April, 2020
This week: a musical 90th birthday card for Dean Bernard O. Brown
COVID-19 and Spring Break closure information
The University Chapels are closed to the public until further notice.
All gatherings at Rockefeller and Bond Chapels and at Spiritual life are additionally suspended until further notice. Click here for updates from our Dean, and visit coronavirusupdates.uchicago.edu for the most current campus information.
Spiritual Life ANYTIME programs
Accessible now for students and friends
Visit the Spiritual Life website for updates on upcoming virtual programming
Sunday services at Rockefeller (temporarily suspended)
normally weekly at 11 AM through June 14; see campus health update in top banner above.
Ecumenical services are uplifted by the choir, vocal artists in residence, organ, and carillon bells. Dean Maurice Charles presides. See inside for upcoming guests to the historic pulpit.
Tea & Pipes (suspended until further notice)
normally Tuesdays through March 17, and again March 31 - June 2
Hear University organist Thomas Weisflog, distinguished guests, and student organ scholars play Baroque, Romantic, and contemporary music on the magnificent E.M. Skinner organ. Free.
Carillon tours will pause March 13 and are suspended until further notice
normally Tuesdays through Fridays, 11:30 am and 4:30 pm (and most Sundays at noon)
Carillon recitals and tower tours happen twice daily Tuesday through Friday, plus Sundays at noon. Joey Brink and the student guild are your bell-guides! A $5 donation is invited (students free).
Rockefeller Chapel visitor hours [currently suspended]
Tuesday through Friday 11 am to 6 pm; Sunday 10 am to 3 pm [closed until further notice]
normally, Rockefeller Chapel is open to the public Tuesday through Friday 11 am to 6 pm and Sunday 10 am to 3 pm.
Bond Chapel visitor hours [currently suspended]
Monday through Friday, 8 am to 4:45 pm [closed until further notice]
normally, Bond Chapel is open to the public Monday through Friday, 8 am to 4:45 pm