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 students feel welcome and energized from their first day on campus.

Diversity Spotlight


Dominican University supports the You Can Play mission of insuring respect and equal opportunity for all athletes without regard to race, gender, beliefs or sexual orientation. If you can play, you can play for Dominican University.

Student Events

Welcome Weekend 2016 | August
26 to 28

Welcome Weekend is designed to welcome the Class of 2020 and their families to the Dominican University community.

7th Annual Caritas Veritas Symposium | September 27

At the annual Caritas Veritas Symposium, the Dominican University community comes together to explore the meaning of our mission and motto through formal papers, presentations and workshops. The 2016 symposium continues our celebration of the 800th anniversary of the founding of the Order of Preachers.