The Service & Justice Immersion Program at the Catholic University of America exists to create transformational relationships. To facilitate meaningful encounters that awaken in us a desire to passionately work for the common good. By sharing in and learning from the lived experiences of our sisters and brothers around the world, we create bridges of solidarity between our communities and peoples. 

By sharing in the faith, work, and culture of those who welcome us, these immersion trips become a life-changing moment in our spiritual and educational growth.

This experience challenges participants to integrate the values of the Gospel and the social teachings of the Church into their lives and to encourage change in the lives of those around them.

As a result of the coronavirus pandemic, decisions about the timing, location, and types of immersions trips for the 2020-2021 school year will be delayed until later in the Fall semester. 

You may contact Harrison Hanvey, at, with any questions.

  • student on a mission trip

    Trip Locations

    Information regarding trip destinations can be found on this page. 

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  • Gathering with students at UTEP

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Students and parents can refer to frequently asked questions to learn more about mission trips.

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  • Past mission trip


    Every year, approximately 100 Catholic University students spend their spring or summer break volunteering in cities across the country and world.

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  • Student in Belize

    Trip Payments and Sponsorships

    Students already selected for immersion trips and their sponsors (friends and family) may make payments online to finance their upcoming trip.

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  • Apply

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