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The Guild of Student Carillonneurs is dedicated to promoting the playing of the carillon (the bells in Rockefeller's tower) on campus. Through offering lessons to new students and hosting carillon-related events, the Guild of Student Carillonneurs serves as the Rockefeller carillon's ambassador to the community.

Advisor: Jim Fackenthal, jfackent@medicine.bsd.uchicago.edu and Wylie Crawford, wylie@crawford.net
Web: uchicagocarillon.wordpress.com

Interfaith Dialogue is a student-led dialogue group, promoting exchange of ideas between students of diverse faith communities, in addition to activities such as visits to religious sites around Chicago, annual interreligious events (such as the interfaith Shabbat and Iftar), and movie nights.

Student contact: Hector Varela, hmvarelajr@uchicago.edu
Advisor: Rachel Heath, rheath@uchicago.edu

Queer Spirit, is an informal network of students, faculty, and staff, who are interested in the intersections of LGBTQ life and spiritual experience, exists on campus. Contact Rachel Heath, rheath@uchicago.edu at the Spiritual Life office for more information.

Advisor: Jeffrey Howard, jhoward2@uchicago.edu
Web: lgbtq.uchicago.edu

Restorative Yoga, open to students of all backgrounds, are offered at Rockefeller Chapel on Tuesday evenings at 5:30 and 6:45 pm, and Gentle yoga on Thursdays at 4 pm in Bond Chapel.

Contact: Meredith Haggerty, haggerty@uchicago.edu

Rockefeller Chapel is the location of major interreligious events throughout the year, including an interfaith Thanksgiving Service organized by the Hyde Park-Kenwood Interfaith Council, as well as music and art events. It also hosts daily morning meditation for participants of any and all spiritual backgrounds, weekly restorative yoga, and mindfulness and Zen meditation sessions, and events sponsored by diverse student faith organizations.

Contact: Dean Elizabeth Davenport, ejld@uchicago.edu, or Assistant Dean Jigna Shah, jigna@uchicago.edu
Web: rockefeller.uchicago.edu or spirit.uchicago.edu

The Spiritual Life Council (SLC) is the student advisory board for the Spiritual Life office, comprised of graduate and undergraduate students from diverse religious, spiritual, and philosophical traditions. The group engages in interfaith dialogues, leadership development, and event collaboration throughout the academic year.

Advisor: Rachel Heath, rheath@uchicago.edu
Web: spirit.uchicago.edu