Founders Chapel

Located behind Founders Hall, Founders Chapel serves as the main chapel for university masses.


Important Note: Founders Chapel will be closed from June 1, 2020 until September 1, 2021 due to the Renaissance Project.

Sundays, 6:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. (When classes are in session)
Wednesdays, Mass for Peace, 9:00 p.m. (When classes are in session)
Monday – Friday, 12:15 p.m.


Monday – Friday, 11:50 a.m. – 12:05 p.m. (or by appointment)


For current students, faculty, staff and alumni or those whose parents are alumni of the university. For information contact the sacristan, ext. 2229


For current students, faculty, staff, alumni or children of these same groups. For further information contact the wedding coordinator, ext. 2229

See campus map for directions to Founders Chapel.

Liturgical Ministries

Interested in joining Founders Chapel Choir or serving in other liturgical ministries at USD?

Visit the University Ministry website.

Founders Chapel Tour

Interested in learning more about the history and heritage of Founders Chapel?

Visit the Founders Chapel Tour page.