The light of the Catholic faith illuminates every aspect of life at UD, from social activities to clubs and organizations.
Serving the Church
Faith in the Classroom
Serving the Community
Deepening Your Faith
While more than 75 percent of our students are Catholic, UD welcomes those of all denominations. We support academic and religious freedom and foster spiritual development – no matter the faith tradition – to prepare students for their calling as men and women of faith in the world.
Last fall, Crossroads Community Services received the BUILD Health Challenge award to advance affordable nutrition and health services in low-income communities. Along with several Dallas-area health care services, the University of Dallas has supported this project, with Associate Professor of Economics Tammy Leonard, Ph.D., at the movement's helm.+ Read More
The annual National March for Life took place in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 24 -- and for the first time, Crusaders for Life -- UD's largest student organization -- represented the university there in an official capacity. Forty students, including 25 freshmen, made the trip.+ Read More
Elise Williams, BA '23, enjoys baking and once won an award for her soda bread at an Irish cultural festival and dance competition. "I like to joke that I won an award at a dance competition, but I didn't have to dance," she said. Now that she's at UD, however, one of Williams' favorite ways to spend her time on campus is participating in the Swing Club on Wednesday nights.+ Read More