College and University Resources

Villanova provides support to undergraduate students in all aspects of their collegiate experience and beyond, including internships and professional development, global learning opportunities, faculty-mentored research and more. Learn about the centralized services of the Office for Undergraduate StudentsOffice of Education Abroad and Career Center.


Published twice annually by the Office for Mission and Ministry at Villanova University, the Journal of Catholic Social Thought features work from a variety of disciplines, including theology, philosophy, law and the social sciences, and address both social and political theory.

The Center for Peace and Justice Education interdisciplinary academic program, informed by the Catholic social tradition, that focuses on issues of social justice and peace.

The Augustinian Institutue serves the University as an agent and resource to support its efforts to give Augustine’s thought a vibrant and integral place within Villanova’s academic and community life, and The Augustinian Historical Institute of Villanova University serves as a resource center for the study of the history of the Augustinian Order.

The Center for Pastoral Ministry Education serves as the field placement office for all graduate ministry students enrolled in the MA in Ministry and Theology or the Certificate in Pastoral Ministry offered by the Department of Theology and Religious Studies. Both programs train young adults to serve the church through a rigorous and integrated program of theological and ministerial education and formation.

Villanova University works collaboratively with Catholic Relief Services to advance global solidarity through education, research, advocacy and service. Through this partnership students can become a CRS student ambassador, participate in a summer internship and access career resources.

Villanova's Campus Ministry provides student opportunities in advocacy, diverse religious worship, service and social justice, community and spirituality.

The Center for Faith and Learning provides opportunities for students and faculty of all faiths and traditions to explore the vocation of the mind and the depths of the Spirit in the community ways and guidance of St. Augustine.

Brett Grainer, Th.D.
Associate Professor
Director, Undergraduate Program

Department of Theology and Religious Studies
800 E. Lancaster Ave.
St. Augustine Center Room 203
Villanova, PA 19085




Check out the reels on our Instagram account @villanovatheology to hear from three of our faculty about what they hope students will take away from their THL-1000 courses.