The University of Dayton is a place for students to grow in their knowledge of the world, through the education and support they receive both in and out of the classroom. While you are at the University of Dayton, you are encouraged explore the resources and opportunities available to you.
Student Standards of Behavior
The Student Standards of Behavior are rules by which all University of Dayton are expected to follow. The University is a vibrant learning and living environment where the Student Standards of Behavior behavior clarify our common goals.
We encourage all students to read this document in its entirety. English, Chinese and Arabic versions of the Student Standards of Behavior are included here for your reference.
The University of Dayton offers over 200 clubs and organizations with which students can get involved. These clubs and organizations are especially popular with our international students:
- International Club (website | contact)
- Chinese Student & Scholar Association (website | contact)
- Muslim Student Association (website | contact)
- Indian Student Association (website not available | contact)
- Saudi Student Association (website | contact)
Other clubs include professional and academic organizations, service organizations, recreational sports and special interest groups. View a list of recognized organizations.
If you are interested in beginning a student club or organization, contact Student Life and Kennedy Union for more information.
Faith in community
The University of Dayton is committed to the spiritual and religious development of all students regardless of their religion. The University’s Campus Ministry office can provide more information for students wishing to continue their faith growth while at the University. Additionally, the city of Dayton is home to many temples, mosques, synagogues, churches and religious communities.
A prayer room on the lower level of Alumni Hall 003 has been designated for use by Muslim students and faculty who wish to use it for prayer throughout the day. Any student, faculty or staff member is welcome to use the space for prayer. Simply go to Alumni Hall, room 003. Beginning in the spring 2012 semester, Friday afternoon prayer will be held in the Rike Center room 205.
The University of Dayton has many offices and organizations on campus devoted to serving students and supporting student learning. These offices include:
Roesch Library is a central part of life at the University of Dayton. Students have access to many individual or group study rooms, and can find resources in print or online to meet their scholarly research needs. Librarians will answer any question you may have by phone, chat (IM), e-mail, or text. A popular option is visiting Research Help, which is a one-on-one research consultation service offered by librarians during the week. Learn more >>
The Office of Student Success is a good place to start if you have questions about campus and aren't sure where to turn. The office includes student and staff members who will listen to any issues or concerns you may have and do their best to guide you in the right direction in order for your experience here at the University of Dayton to be successful. Learn more >>
Student Learning Services offers a wide variety of services to assist all students in achieving academic success at the University including individual consultations and academic coaching, tutoring, and other course-specific academic support, workshops, and online resources as well as services for students with disabilities. Learn more >>
Health and Wellness
Students who are facing challenges in life are encouraged to seek a safe environment in which to find help. The Counseling Center is available to help you if you have any personal problems or concerns. The staff is trained to deal with personal counseling issues such as college life adjustment, culture shock, relationship difficulties, family difficulties, sexual concerns, insomnia, depression, eating disorders and more. Discussions between counselors and students are strictly confidential. There is a $50 charge for graduate students and students in the Intensive English Program. Services for undergraduate students are free. Learn more >>
The Center for International Programs also maintains relationships with local professionals. All inquires are strictly confidential. Campus Ministry offers student support groups for students facing particular situations. Learn more >>
For non-emergency cases (specifically minor illness and injuries), the Student Health Center is your best, and least expensive, resource for health care as a University of Dayton student. Undergraduate and law students who pay basic University fees are not charged for consultations, exams and treatments at the Health Center by physicians and nurses. Graduate students and Intensive English Program (IEP) students are charged for each health Center visit. The charge for a physician consultation ranges from $45 to $75. All students are charged for medicines dispensed, laboratory testing and x-ray examinations. Learn more >>