Religious Life

While Washington and Lee University is a non-sectarian institution, we realize that spirituality is a part of a student's holistic development. We provide programs, resources, and spaces for all students to learn, grow, and explore.

Campus Resources and Worship Rooms

Interfaith Resource Center
Interfaith Resource Center
The Interfaith Resource Center is located in the Hillel House on the second floor. The center has resources about different world religions and is open to anyone of any religion. It also provides a place for students to meet with their faith leaders and a place for students to meet with other students of different religions


Hillel House
Hillel House
The 7,000 square foot LEED-certified Hillel House opened in September 2010. The facility includes the E Café, a Kosher dairy dining facility with indoor and outdoor seating, a sanctuary/multipurpose room, free student Wi-Fi, comfortable study spaces, a lounge area with cable television and state-of-the-art meeting spaces.


Sacred Space
Sacred Space
A dedicated and consecrated room set aside for prayer, contemplation and meditation, located in Elrod Commons Room 316. It is available for individuals during regular Elrod Commons hours and may be reserved in advance for small group gatherings.