The University of Southampton
Chaplaincy and faith support

The University of Southampton is a multi-cultural, multi-faith community

The University provides opportunities for individuals to maintain and explore their faith and beliefs. Faith facilities on campus include the Chaplaincy and Muslim prayer room, and there are a variety of faith-based student societies to join. Off campus, there are many other places of worship in the Southampton area that may be of interest.

Chaplaincy events

A weekly programme of events including a communion service, soup lunch, pasta evening and much more.

Student societies

There are many student faith societies you can join during your time at University.

Support from the Chaplains

Chaplains and Faith Advisers are an integral part of the welfare and pastoral support here at the University for staff and students.

About the Chaplaincy House

Bookable space for group meetings, a common room with free tea and coffee, and quiet space for reflection.

The chaplaincy house is at 41a University Road
The chaplaincy house is at 41a University Road
The door is always open
The door is always open

Opening times

In term time the chaplaincy is open from 10am - 5pm each week-day.


If you need help when the Chaplaincy is closed, you can:

  • send us an email at
  • ring the Samaritans on 023 8063 2888 (local charges apply) or 116 123 (free)
  • in an emergency, ring 999 and ask for an ambulance


Find us on Facebook

For up to date news on the Chaplaincy please like us on Facebook.

Need someone to talk to now?

In addition to the Chaplains, there are other sources of help available. Visit the Enabling Services website to access a range of support services and information.

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