Graduate Catalog


Recognizing the Catholic and Dominican heritage of Barry University, the Division of Mission and Student Engagement offers a mission centered, student focused and development approach to transformative Catholic education through a wide range of programs and services. Staff members incorporate the University Mission into all operations, emphasizing Barry’s Core Commitments of Knowledge and Truth, Social Justice, Inclusive Community and Collaborative Service.

The Division of Mission and Student Engagement comprises Campus Ministry, Campus Recreation & Wellness, Counseling and Psychological Services, Commencement, Dean of Students, De Porres Center for Ethical Leadership, Accessibility Services, Housing and Residence Life, Student Life, Intercollegiate Athletics, International & Multicultural Programs, Mission Engagement, Student Health Services, and  Business Services.

Faculty and Staff are involved through the Mission Integration Council. Students actively participate in the Student Government Association (SGA), Student Organization Council (SOC), departmental advisory committees, and involvement with each staff member of the division.

Sister Linda Bevilacqua, OP, PhD President Emerita is the Founding Director of the Adrian Dominican Institute for Mission and Leadership

The purpose of the Adrian Dominican Institute for Mission and Leadership is to cultivate and sustain the Barry’s Mission and Core Commitments in the heritage of the Dominican Sisters of Adrian, Michigan, and to serve as the nexus for mission-centered education and leadership formation.  The Institute office and gathering space are located on the second floor of Thompson Hall.