The Chaplaincy is a friendly and relaxing place, welcoming students and staff of all faiths and none. Our Coffee Bar is a good place to enjoy lunch during term time.

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Welcome to the Chaplaincy Centre.  Whoever you are and wherever you come from, the Chaplaincy is there for you. We are situated right in the heart of the main University campus in Cross Row. The Chaplaincy Team is led by Rev Dr Fiona Douglas, University Chaplain. Our services and resources are available to students and staff of all faiths and none.

You don’t have to be religious to visit the Chaplaincy Centre, it is a relaxing and friendly place for all.

Our facilities include:

  • the Chapel
  • a Coffee Bar, for excellent snacks and light lunches – sit in or takeaway (term time only)
  • library
  • quiet room
  • and meeting rooms, most available to book free of charge for staff and students (contact Jill for more details)

Upcoming events

Celebrating Women in the Justice System with Baroness Hale
Wednesday 9 March 19:00 - 20:00
Learn more about Lady Hale and women in the UK’s justice system by joining us in this, free virtual event hosted by Leverhulme Research Centre for Forensic Science and the University of Dundee Chaplaincy.
Book your place via Eventbrite.

Remembrance Service
Thursday 11 November 10.55 - 11.05
Spaces in the chapel are limited, please email to reserve your space. The Service will also be live streamed.

Chaplaincy series - One People: Many Philosophies
Wednesday 24 November 17:00-1800
Julian Baggini - Is Humanism Global?
Register on Eventbrite

Light a Candle in Memory of your loved one
Throughout December
Details on our Facebook page from November.

Christmas Memorial Service
Wednesday 1 December 19:00
Spaces in the chapel are limited, please email to reserve your space.

University Candlelit Carol Service
Sunday 12 December 17:00
St Paul's Cathedral – more details to follow.

Pancake Day
Tuesday 1 March

Ash Wednesday
Wednesday 2 March

Good Friday Meditation
Friday 15 April 12:30 - 12:50

Regular events and services


Time for Reflection
posted each week on Facebook in term time.

Fortnightly Organ Recitals – starting Monday 11 October
14:15 14:45 in the Chapel during term time.


Virtual Coffee Break
Join us online, in term time - email for the link.

Christian Union
Weekly meet in the Chapel at 18:30 - 22:00 (term time).

Natter and Nibbles
13:10 - 13:50 Monthly - last Tuesday in term time.
We are inviting different people from the University community to tell their stories over a lunchtime. Email for the link.


Chaplaincy Prayers
12:30 - 12:50
Drop in or join us online. Email Fiona for the link. (term time).

Monthly Labyrinth Walks
Wednesday 16 February 19:00 - 21:00 (last walk 20:30)
Meditation walks on our canvas labyrinth to gentle music, email for more information.


Chaplaincy Coffee Break
10:00 - 10:30
In the Coffee Bar, drop-in in person (term time).


Whether performing or just listening, there are plenty of opportunities for participating. We have choirs, a musical society, traditional music, and orchestra and Big Band. We also run a series of free lunchtime concerts throughout the academic year as well as organ recitals.
Music web pages

Dundee Foodbank

Donations to the Dundee Foodbank can be handed in during term time between 09:00 and 16:00

Student societies

Contact information


For enquiries and appointments


+44 (0)1382 384156