Campus Communities

On this page, you'll find information about different campus communities at Chatham University. 
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Jewish Life

From our inception based on equality of access, Chatham has been inspired to promote diversity and inclusion among our community members. We are committed to feeding the intellectual curiosity, promoting the spiritual development, and celebrating the vibrant culture of Jewish students on campus through both curricular and co-curricular programs and services.

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Veteran & Military Community

Chatham University is honored to have the opportunity to serve those who have served in all military capacities. Our intent is to provide a quality education and assist with bridging the financial gap between your benefits and the cost of education, and to offer you both a college experience that will prepare you for your next steps as well as programming and events to help you make the most of your time here. Thank you for serving our country and world so selflessly.

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Leah Berman-Kress and the Jewish Student Association

In 2019, Marketing and Communications major, Leah Berman-Kress ‘22 founded Chatham’s Jewish Student Association (JSA) with help from the Office of Student Engagement and the Hillel Jewish University Center of Pittsburgh. Within a few months, Jewish students had built a safe and reliable community on campus and the larger Chatham community took notice, awarding them the Outstanding New Student Organization Award in the spring of 2020.