Graduate Assistantship Application Process

Assistantships in Campus Ministry are awarded by and are under the direction of the Department of Campus Ministry.  Awards are made following the applicant's acceptance into the Graduate Religious Studies Program.

Campus Ministry Graduate Assistantship Application Process and Checklist

Review of second round applications for Campus Ministry graduate assistantships will begin April 7.  Application deadline isApril 11. The most qualified applicants will be contacted for telephone and on-campus interviews during the month of April. See the Position Description and Outcomes Webpage for the positions currently available.  Be sure to submit all of the following by April 11.

Submit to the Coordinator of Campus Ministry Graduate Assistant Program

  • Current Resume
  • Completed Assistantship Application

Submit to Graduate Admission Processing

  • Three Letters of Reference: These can be the same three letters that you submit for the application to the master's program (submit only once, directly to the graduate school).  At least one should address the experience and/or qualities you have that contribute to your ability to minister to undergraduate students and your ability to complete a master's level course of study.
  • Completed application to the Master's Program with supporting materials: Applications are submitted online at

Submit Campus Ministry Assistantship Application and Current Resume and direct all questions regarding the Campus Ministry Assistantship to:

Kelly Adamson
Coordinator of Campus Ministry Graduate Assistant Program
University of Dayton
300 College Park Dr.
Dayton, OH 45469-0408
Phone: 937-229-2574
Fax: 937-229-2035

Direct questions regarding the Graduate School Admission to:

Graduate Admission Processing
University of Dayton
300 College Park Dr.
Dayton, OH 45469-1301
Phone: 937-229-4305
Fax: 937-229-4729

Note: The Department of Religious Studies separately administers a number of research and teaching assistantships.  Information on these can be obtained through the scholarships link on the Department of Religious Studies Homepage.