Life in the Rome Campus is marked by an atmosphere of study, spirituality, health, and safety.

  • The daily life at the Rome campus is centered around regular prayer, common meals, study, and conversation.
  • Students are encouraged to engage in the local community, improve and use their Italian, and come to know Roman life.
  • Students are introduced to various aspects of the Church in Rome and the broader spiritual life of the city.
  • Students are introduced to the various social services of the city, and have the ability to take part in community service projects by various agencies.
  • The classrooms, library, and dining space are also available for non-residential students, such as students living with host families (particularly students from Loyola University Maryland) and graduate students who prefer to secure their own housing.
  • Spiritual Life

    Catholic University and ACU students in Rome are immersed in this spiritual environment. They participate in the long-standing traditions of the city, taking part in the many important religious celebrations throughout the year.

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  • Interior of Church of San Rocco all'Augusteo

    Spiritual Resources

    Find information about prayer and Mass times in English, Roman Catholic Liturgies in other rites,  Papal events, and information about worship opportunities for other Christian communities.

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  • Students making pasta

    Cultural Opportunities

    Students at the Rome campus come to know contemporary Roman culture in many ways.

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  • Living in Rome

    Students may live on campus and benefit from newly-renovated dorm rooms or may apply to live with university-selected Roman families located throughout the city.

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  • Traveling

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