Information for Current Students

Directed Research Course

Matriculated students may develop a directed research course with a faculty member. Complete this form.

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Graduate Theology Student Committee

The GTSC is an initiative of our graduate students with a common interest to serve the needs of fellow students by creating a community outside of the classroom and organizing academic, social, service, and worship opportunities.

Campus Ministry

Campus Ministry provides a wide range of opportunities for involvement, for example, in liturgies, service, or retreats.

Student Life

Student Life provides programs, activities, and services that advance the development of students on all levels—intellectually, emotionally, spiritually, culturally, socially, and physically—within a learning community committed to Catholic values and the spirit of St. Augustine.

Dining Services

Dining Services offer a wide variety of meal plans for all students at Villanova University

Other Graduate Student Services

Please visit this Graduate Studies website.


We encourage our graduate students to conduct their own research and present their work at scholarly conferences.  Competitive summer research fellowships are available. Students who plan to present their research at professional or scholarly conferences may apply for conference travel funding from the Dean of Graduate Studies. CONCEPT, Villanova's interdisciplinary journal of graduate studies, publishes graduate student research.

Writing Center

The Villanova Writing Center provides one-to-one session with a qualified tutor for graduate students who wish to improve their writing. Please read also our departmental Graduate Level Writing Guidelines

Learning Support

Villanova provides academic ("study skills") counseling services (workshops on, e.g., self-management, self-motivation, time management, effective study methods) to all graduate students designed to help students achieve academic success.

Villanova University's Career Center supports the career development of our students and alumni by offering, among others,

►Career Fairs

►Tips and Guidelines (e.g., resume writing; networking; interviewing)

►Workshops (e.g., on resume writing; applying to graduate school; internships; interviewing; practice GRE, GMAT, LSAT, MCAT, and DAT tests)

►Credential Services (credentials are reference letters and other materials that support applications for employment or graduate study; establishing a credential file enables you to compile all of your resources in Career Services. Once this file is created your credentials can be presented in a concise professional format).

To support independent research by graduate students, the Dean of Graduate Studies provides assistance in the form of Summer Research Fellowships and Conference Travel Grants.

CONCEPT is an interdisciplinary journal of graduate studies sponsored by the Graduate Division of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Villanova University. 

CONCEPT accepts submissions from Villanova graduate students in all fields of the arts and sciences. Submissions are reviewed by graduate student editors, faculty editors and peer reviewers, with final decisions made by the editors.