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Celebrating Diversity

Since 1856, Seton Hall University has been a place where leaders learn. When Bishop James Roosevelt Bayley founded Seton Hall, he envisioned a home for the mind, the heart, and the spirit. Today, we celebrate a diverse tapestry of ideas and perspectives that enrich the dialogue and academic discussion in the classroom. We are proud that our diversity stimulates innovative teaching and learning, and believe that it prepares our students to live and work in a global society. The statue of Elizabeth Ann Seton at the heart of our campus is a daily reminder of the kind of community we strive to be—one that recognizes the dignity of all, welcomes each student fully, and treasures their gifts.

Seton Hall University attracts students from every corner of the United States and from more than 70 countries around the world. Nearly 40 percent of our undergraduates identify themselves as students of color. Outside of the U.S., China, Colombia, India, Saudi Arabia and Thailand are the most represented countries at the University.

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Upcoming Events

Unauthorized Latinx Student Experiences
Wednesday, September 22

This panel discussion will focus on understanding the experiences of unauthorized/undocumented Latinx college students and learning what resources/support systems are available to students and staff.

Community Building Friday
Friday, September 24

Join us to help build our Latino/a community within the university in Fahy 246!

Thank God For Monday: Hispanic Heritage Month
Saturday, September 25

Thank God For Monday is the weekly talk show on Seton Hall Pirate Radio, Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ. The show airs for 30 minutes every Saturday at 8:30 a.m. EST. on WSOU - 89.5 FM and www.wsou.net. Subsequent to each show airing, a podcast is available free of charge.

Impact and Access in the Comensañas Papers
Tuesday, September 28

This discussion will center around the archival Father Raúl Comensañas Papers and how the Seton Hall Special Collections is documenting Hispanic, Catholic life in North Jersey and improving access to this community.

Middle Pass Port Marker Unveiling Ceremony
Wednesday, September 29

Two buses will depart Seton Hall at 8:30 a.m. and return at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, September 29 as we attend the Middle Passage Port Marker Unveiling and Ceremony at the Perth Amboy Marina.

How to Apply to State and Local Jobs
Thursday, September 30

In order to promote careers in State and local government, the New Jersey Civil Service Commission invites NJ residents to attend an information session on the application process.

Humanitarian Mapping - Latin America
Tuesday, October 5

As part of Hispanic Heritage Month 2021, join University Libraries Data Services to learn how to complete mapping with Open Cities Latin America. This remote mapping of buildings will support the identification and characterization of settlements.

About Seton Hall

Seton Hall also has an outstanding reputation for providing an accessible and affordable education for students. We continue to stay true to our mission of being a University of opportunity by distributing more than $80 million in financial aid annually. Overall, 98 percent of our undergraduates receive financial aid, and 30 percent are awarded Pell grants. In addition, many of our students are the first in their family to attend college.