Life at Garrett

An inclusive community is central to spiritual and academic formation. Garrett supports an enriched student experience with holistic resources for faith, wellness, and vocational discernment.

Offering a variety of ways for students to engage in spiritual formation

Along with weekly worship, multiple sacred spaces for prayer and rest, our Student Life Office maintains a list of Spiritual Directors in the Chicago area who are trained and available to our students.

President Viera Presiding Over Communion

Fostering development and learning outside of the classroom

Co-curricular activities are a key part of one’s seminary experience at Garrett. Through our numerous student organizations and student council, you will experience community and hone your leadership skills. Our Office of Vocational Networking provides opportunities for discernment, formation, and helping you find the right career path and job placement after seminary

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Bringing Your Whole Self



The Office of Student Life, located on the 2nd Floor of the Main Building outside of the Chapel of the Unnamed Chapel, is here to assist you in several ways, from campus resources to student life events. Most of all, always know that our office is here to advocate for your success and to provide the appropriate assistance to make your success a reality and your time here at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary rewarding.



Student Services

Student life resources

Upcoming Events

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Community Worship

Join our community for Community Worship on Wednesdays 
at Chapel of the Unnamed Faithful

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Finding the right fit with help from the admissions team

Grace Park reflects on scholarships, finding affordable options, and interactions with the admissions team to uncover the right fit for her unique perspective.

Grace Park