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Loras Hall, St. Paul Campus

St. Thomas has dedicated prayer spaces for Muslim students in Loras Hall on the St. Paul Campus.

Loras 303 A is reserved as a prayer space for Muslim women while Loras 302 is reserved for Muslim men.‌

Juma Prayer Timings

Salat-ul-Jum'a/Friday Prayers are lead regularly in Loras 302 (and relayed to 303A) at 1:30 PM. Muslim students lead prayer and deliver sermons. If you are interested in leading Friday Prayers or giving sermons, please contact Dr. Sadaf Rauf Shier at: shie001@stthomas.edu. Our prayer spaces are open to everyone and are NOT restricted to St. Thomas students only.

Zabeeha Halal Snacks will be provided after Salat-ul-Jum'a in Fall 2018, InshaAllah ur Rahman.

Our meditation rooms are open to people from all faith traditions. Muslim students frequently use these rooms for their daily prayers. Prayer rugs and Kaba locators are available in those rooms.

1. Anderson Student Canter (ASC 251), St. Paul Campus

Room Hours: 7:00 am - 9:00 pm

https://www.stthomas.edu/asc/facilitiesandservices/meditationroom/

2. Minneapolis Opus Hall (MOH200), Minneapolis Campus

Room Hours: 7:00 am - 8:00 pm

3. Meditation Room in Law School, Minneapolis Campus

Seperate Wudu Stations are available for Muslim men and women.

St. Paul Campus

Loras 213 Wudu Stations for Muslim women

Loras 313 Wudu Stations for Muslim Men

Minneapolis Campus

Seperate Wudu Stations for Muslim men and women are installed in the Meditation Room (MOH200) at the Minneapolis Campus.

Watering Pots in ASC and Loras Hall Restrooms

Restrooms on all four levels of the Anderson Student Center on the St. Paul Campus have watering pots for taharat.

Restrooms on levels two and three of Loras Hall (Loras 213 and Loras 313) on the St. Paul Campus also have watering pots for taharat

 

 

Like and follow these vibrant and dedicated student clubs run by Muslim Students:

Muslim Student Association

(http://www.facebook.com/MSAatUST/)

The current executive board of Muslim Student Association is presided by Mohamoud Yusuf (President), Rabia Sheikh (Vice President), Laila Sheikh (Secretary), Walid Hassan (Treasurer), Bahja Mahmoud, and Aziza.

Saudi Student Club

(https://www.facebook.com/SaudiClubUST/)

The leadership of Saudi Student Club includes Sireen Bakkari (President) and Ahmad Karsou (Vice President), Abdullah Alsaedi (Treasurer), Raghad (Programming and Planning).

Annual Events for Muslim Students

In addition to several other events, the following annual events are organized by our Muslim Students.

  • MSA Night
  • Saudi Student' Night
  • Saudi National Day
  • Ask a Muslim Student
  • Hijab Awareness
  • Hijab and Kufi Challenge
  • Muslim Students' Retreat
  • Ramadan Iftar
  • Eid-ul-Fitar

If you would like to be connected to a Muslim Student Leader at St. Thomas, please e-mail Dr. Sadaf Rauf Shier at shie3350@stthomas.edu.