Meet other freshmen, make new friends, and get connected at the Freshman Overnight Friday, August 26

Welcome Weekend Masses Saturday, August 20 and Sunday, August 21.

You belong at St. John's Catholic Newman Center and Newman Hall at the University of Illinois.

Your journey begins at Sixth & Armory

You Belong Here.

There’s a place for everyone at St. John’s Catholic Newman Center.

No matter where you are in your faith journey, SJCNC’s student ministries and social communities are there to help you along with friendship, learning, and support.

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August 19-August 21

Welcome Weekend

We can't wait to see you during our Welcome Weekend events starting Friday, August 19!

From Welcome Back Masses & Ice Cream Socials to the Catholic Illini Yarty, Bonfire, and Freshman Overnight, we can't wait to welcome you home and celebrate the start of the year with new friends and old!

Welcome Weekend Events Freshman Overnight

Newman Hall is an amazing place for students to live at the University of Illinois! Not only are they the closest dorm to campus, but also the food is great and everyone is treated like they are family. I am so thrilled by what my daughter has experienced living there. Best home away from home.

Rose Hoffman
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