Student Life

Our vibrant community is one reason the Colleges of Distinction guide listed Dominican as one of the best places to learn, grow and succeed—and why transfer students feel welcome and energized from their first day on campus.

Student Events

Lessons & Carols | December 8

In this traditional ceremony, scripture readings and reflection are interspersed with hymns and carols, featuring performances from the Liturgical Choir and Modern Dance class. This program is sponsored by University Ministry. 

Blues and the Spirit Mini Symposium | January 16

Blues and the Spirit presents the Chicago premiere of the new documentary, America’s Blues, followed by a Q & A session with the producer/director, Patrick "JT" Branson.

Raisin' Cane: A Harlem Renaissance Odyssey | January 22

Starring the award-winning actress, singer and dancer Jasmine Guy, a modern day Griot, and the acclaimed Avery Sharpe Trio, Raisin’ Cane celebrates and honors the legendary voices of the Harlem Renaissance through text, songs, music, movement, and imagery.