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How important are issues of religion and spirituality to our students here at Utah State University? What percentage of our undergraduates belong to different spiritual/religious traditions? What role do these various faith commitments play in our campus climate, especially in terms of the goal to foster diversity and inclusion on campus? Check out our "Campus Climate Research" page. From there, you can navigate to the most recent reports that answer these questions and many others.
Or, click on the links here for immediate access to two of the most compelling reports. These include the Campus Interfaith Inventory (where promising practices and emerging priorities regarding interfaith cooperation at USU are compared with those at 362 other colleges and universities) and IDEALS (Interfaith Diversity Experiences and Attitudes Longitudinal Survey) final report (where attitudes and experiences of USU students over the four years of their university career are compared with students at more than 20 other public universities and 120 colleges and universities all around the U.S).
The USU Reflection Room is available to all Aggies from 8:30-5:00 pm, Mon-Fri, Military Science 213A. For those seeking a place to share/reflect with others, two new programs (in collaboration with local Clergy and with CAPS) provide both group and individual support for any and all who are exploring spiritual/religious matters or experiencing any kind of existential distress. For information on these two initiatives, click here.
Interfaith Events (and Organization Contacts) on Campus and in Our Community
There is so much going on in our community to support and affirm interfaith diversity. To learn about how to get involved, meet your neighbors and to build positive relationships of interfaith cooperation, be sure to check out what's happening both in Logan and in our surrounding communities.
Interfaith Student Association Events
Our vibrant Interfaith Student Association hosts multiple events where you can learn about other religious traditions and learn how to engage appreciatively with those whose faith commitments are different than your own. They also have weekly meetings at 6:00 pm on Tuesday nights in TSC 3rd floor MSS Lounge. Check out our Facebook feeds for current events.
Handy Interfaith Calendar
Becoming aware of the days that religious and spiritual traditions hold sacred is crucial to building relationships of interfaith cooperation. Here's a handy calendar for 2019. To download the calendar and more detailed explanatory notes, click on the picture above.
The Interfaith Student Assosiation holds weekly meetings at 7:00 pm on Tuesday nights in TSC 3rd floor MSS Lounge. We encourage all students interested in becoming interfaith leaders or students looking for a safe space to talk about their religious or nonreligious traditions to attend their events. We will continue to post events, statements, and activities that reflect our institution's commitment to lift one another up in these troubled times. Read more...