About Us

The Women’s Center is located in the Schmitt Academic Center ( SAC) Suite 150
2320 N. Kenmore Avenue / Chicago
Office Hours: Monday-Friday from 9am-5pm
Established in 1995, The Women’s Center’s overall mission is rooted in the fundamental mission of Saint Vincent de Paul. Our goals include, but are not limited to:
  • Encourage women to broaden their participation in the University community
  • Expand their educational and vocational horizons beyond fields traditionally chosen by women
  • Increase the awareness of the cultural conditioning which has narrowed those options in the past

At the Women’s Center, our programs explore topics such as:

  • Academic achievement
  • Body image and health
  • Discrimination
  • Domestic and relationship violence
  • Family
  • Identity
  • Politics, women’s history and economics
  • Sexuality
  • Spirituality
  • Personal and professional development
  • Personal safety
As a Women’s Center, we interpret and accomplish our mission by bringing about an awareness of women’s issues. Established to provide a physically and psychologically supportive environment for women- students, staff, faculty and administrators, The Women’s Center provides:
  • Advocacy
  • Women's CenterEducation
  • Programming
  • Referrals
With programming designed to enhance and promote the development and creativity of women, The Women’s Center is a catalyst for positive social change!

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