| Campus Life at Dallas Baptist University |

We know college is more than just hitting the books. It is an incredible time where you will discover new friends, make lasting memories, and grow in your spiritual walk.

DBU offers a variety of events, organizations, and activities designed to challenge you, encourage you, and help you have an incredible campus experience throughout your time on University Hill.


Campus Life

DBU seeks to foster a genuine community for its students. Find out how we do it.

As a part of DBU’s Christ-centered mission, the Spiritual Life Office provides a variety of discipleship and worship experiences for students, including inspiring chapel services, ministry projects, mentoring programs, Bible studies, service and mission trips, and one-on-one spiritual guidance. To find out more about Spiritual Life at DBU, contact the office at 214-333-5683 or

DBU’s Student Life Office hosts exciting and community-building events throughout the semester. With long-running productions like Mr. Big Chief and Spring Sing, to Coke Breaks, intramural games, musical concerts, movies on the lawn, the Great Pumpkin Chase, and a variety of other incredible experiences, DBU’s Student Life is never dull.

Nearly 2,000 students call DBU their home away from home. Some live in the residential halls. Others stay in the apartments. And still more find their spot in the townhomes and brownstones. But all find their community, and University Housing is committed to foster that community throughout their time on University Hill.

DBU Students on campus near Mahler Student Center and Blackaby Hall

University Hours

Check out below the hours for various offices, labs, stores, and dining locations on the DBU campus.

Monday through Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.*

*Please note some offices have modified extended office hours. Please visit the department’s website for more information.

Note: University hours may vary during holidays and breaks.

Monday - Friday 6:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Saturday 7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Sunday 2:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.

Visit the Information Technology website for more information.

Monday - Friday 6:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Saturday 12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Sunday 2:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Use of the Fitness Center is free for DBU faculty, staff, and students. For additional information about the Fitness Center, please contact Connor Smith at 214-333-5324 or

Monday - Friday 6:30 a.m. - Midnight
Saturday 7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Sunday 2:30 p.m. - Midnight

Visit the Library website for more information.

Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.*
Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Sunday Closed
*Closed from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on Monday and Wednesday for chapel.

Visit the Mail Services website for more information.

Monday - Wednesday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.*
Thursday 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
After Hours Contact Campus Police
*Closed for lunch from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Visit the Health Services website for more information.

Note: Hours may vary during holidays and breaks. Please visit the department’s website for more information.

The Daily Bread Bistro (3rd Floor Collins Learning Center)

(2nd Floor Collins Learning Center)

(Crowley Dining Hall)

Note: DBU Dining hours may vary during holidays and breaks.

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Campus Care

DBU strives to provide a holistic and safe learning environment for each and every student. Explore below some of the ways this is made possible.

"For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future." - Jeremiah 29:11