The Office of Spiritual Life

in the Richard Smart House


Carroll’s Chaplain and the Office of Spiritual Life are here to nurture your spiritual awareness and growth.  Whether you practice a particular faith tradition or none at all, we will help you explore your personal values and spiritual meaning.  Find the spiritual life program or service that’s right for you, and if you don’t see what you’re looking for, talk to the Chaplain to create something new.

Come to


 Sunday at 4 PM in the Humphrey Chapel

Music, Reflection, & Prayer in Community

Welcoming all who wander and wonder



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Download the above Area Religious Communities PDF for a list of local religious communities.  


To learn more about religious and spiritual traditions other than your own, check out Interfaith Conference of Greater Milwaukee and Interfaith Youth Core.  The Office of Spiritual Life also partners with other Carroll departments and community organizations to offer a variety of religious and cultural events on campus throughout the year.

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Chaplain and Director of Spiritual Life Elizabeth McCord is available for scheduled or drop-in appointments. 

Pastoral Counseling – Get together to talk about what’s happening in your life, joy or pain, excitement or anxiety, new opportunities, or grief.  The Chaplain is a confidential and neutral sounding board for your thoughts.

Spiritual Direction – Ask questions and look for the Sacred in your life.  Ponder your purpose, goals, values, and desires, and seek a path to greater meaning and connection with God.

Spiritual Care – The Chaplain is available for urgent and acute care in times of grief, illness, or personal or communal tragedy.  For day-of or next day meetings, email  For emergencies, contact the on-call Area Director with your request for the chaplain.

The Chaplain is a confidential reporter under Title IX


There are several different chapels and prayer rooms on campus for private or group use.  


Humphrey Memorial Chapel

Main Floor of Humphrey Arts Center - Entrance off East Avenue

Space can be reserved for large or small group gatherings.


Shattuck Meditation Chapel

Second Floor of Shattuck Music Center at the end of the hall

Primarily for individual or small group prayer and reflection.

Christian prayer books and Bibles available.


Prayer Room

Lower Level of Shirley Hilger Hall (formerly New Hall)

Available for private, individual use. This space is free from any religious symbol and appropriate for use from any religious tradition.

Swipe access granted at the Campus Center Info Desk.