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Places for Reflection and Prayer

Although non-sectarian, USC comprises a vibrant and diverse multi-faith community. Open to the public, the University Park campus’ chapels and prayer spaces enable peaceful contemplation and escape from the bustle of daily life.

USC Office of Religious Life

University Park Campus
University Religious Center, Rm 106
Los Angeles, CA 90089
(213) 740-6110

Fishbowl Chapel

A multi-faith worship space located in the University Religious Center, the Fishbowl Chapel is open from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m., Monday through Friday.

The Reverend Thomas Kilgore Jr. Chapel of the Cross

Located in the University Religious Center, the Reverend Thomas Kilgore Jr. Chapel of the Cross is an ecumenical Christian worship and prayer space; open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Little Chapel of Silence

In 1936, Elizabeth Holmes Fisher became the first woman to join the USC Board of Trustees. Her legacy includes the Little Chapel of Silence, dedicated as an addition to the Town & Gown Foyer. Located on the northwest corner of Town and Gown, just behind Hubbard Hall, the chapel is open from 6:30 a.m. to 10 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Muslim Prayer Space

The Muslim Prayer Space, located on the second floor of the University Religious Center, is open from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. seven days a week.

United University Church

United University Church is a progressive Christian Church in the Methodist and Presbyterian traditions. Its Romanesque architecture and beautiful acoustics make it a popular location for weddings, recitals and other events in addition to church services. Sunday services are open to all and begin at 10:30 a.m.

(213) 748-0209
817 West 34th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90007-3502

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