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1101 Memorial Chapel
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742


Mission Statement

The Memorial Chapel is a multi-faceted campus facility serving numerous on-and off- campus populations and is home to a diverse range of events and personnel. Dedicated in 1952 as a living memorial to members of the University community that gave their lives in times of war, the Memorial Chapel is the center of religious life on campus and supports all fourteen university recognized chaplaincies and their programs. In addition, it is the site for weddings, concerts, lectures, convocations, commencements and other special events throughout the year.

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Upcoming Events

Main Chapel, Garden Chapel and Gardens: Open for Reflection 

Need a place to decompress, meditate, or pray? Come by the Main or the Garden (West) Chapels, typically open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00p.m. Monday through Friday. The interfaith Tree of Life has been permanently installed in the Garden  Chapel; all are invited to visit the space to admire this sacred work of art and to take time to pray, relax, and reflect. The Garden of Reflection and Remembrance is also available during daylight hours, and equally as welcoming and relaxing

Upcoming Labyrinth Programs

Walk for Wellness: Walk the Labyrinth

Join CRS as they challenge you to Walk for Wellness in 2015! Stop by the Memorial Chapel Labyrinth and earn points for your walking challenge! Find more information about this initiative by visiting, Walk for Wellness 2015

Wind Down Wednesdays

Come to the Chapel to unwind the last Wednesday of every month. Enjoy a mellow lunchtime in the quiet repose of the Garden Chapel, listen to soothing live music, experience the multifaith tree of life art installation, reflect with journals or quiet conversation and explore the nearby labyrinth. 12:30 to 2 pm Jan. 28, Feb. 25, March 25, April 29, and May 13 . RSVP to or 4-9866 with preference of turkey, vegetarian or vegan lunch.

Interested in Booking with the Chapel

Whether you're a bride looking for the perfect ceremony spot or just looking for a great place to host a meeting, lecture, concert, baptism, or any other special event, the Memorial Chapel is just the place for you! NEW! When booking with both the Chapel as your wedding venue and the Stamp Student Union as your reception site, receive a 10% discount from both venues!! Contact our Reservations Office at 301-314-9866301-314-9866 or for pricing, availability and more information!

Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings

AA meetings are taking place every Wednesday from 7-8pm in the Chapel Lounge. All are welcome. Refreshments will be provided. Contact the Washington Area Intergroup for more information on Alcoholics Anonymous (202) 966-9115(202) 966-9115

New Chapel Tradition 

At every home and away Football, Men's Basketball and Women's Basketball game day, the carillon will chime the "Maryland Fight Song" at 11:30am and 30 minutes prior to the announced game time. Go Terps!

Upcoming Wedding & All-Event Open Houses

Come join us to learn more about renting the chapel for your wedding ceremony or other special event! All are welcome, and the event is free.

- Monday, Febuary 9th  2:30 - 7:30 pm

- Saturday, March 14th 10:00 - 12:00 pm

- Sunday, April 26th 2:00 - 4:30 pm

Chaplains Weekly Programs – Spring 2015

Christian Reconnect Worship Service 

Thursdays, 12:30-1:35pm

Garden Chapel 

Roman Catholic Mass

Monday – Friday, 12:00-12:30pm

Main Chapel

Orthodox Christian Worship

Tuesdays, 5:00-6:30pm

Garden Chapel

Baptist Worship & Prayer Meeting

Thursdays, 8:00-9:30pm

Garden Chapel

United Methodist Worship and Bible Study

Wednesdays, 6:00-8:30pm

Garden Chapel

Black Ministries Worship

Sundays, 11:00am-1:00pm

Garden Chapel

Sunday Roman Catholic Mass


Main Chapel

United Campus Ministries

Sundays, 6:00-8:00pm

Main Chapel

Muslim Prayer Services


 Fridays, 12pm and 1pm 

 Cole Field House


Wednesdays, 4:30pm for (Beginners) and 5:00pm for (Intermediate)



Religious and Spiritual Identity Film-making Project

posted on October 13, 2014

Drop by anytime from 10am to 2pm

Memorial Chapel Garden of Reflection and Remembrance