Graduate Theological Union


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Current Doctoral Students

Art and Religion

Elaine Belz

Ron Boyer                                       

Blaise Cirelli

Amanda De Joinville

GTU Near You

Salinas, California
November 6-7, 2015
Diocesan Convention, Episcopal Diocese of El Camino Real
Contact for more information.
Berkeley, California
November 6-7, 2015

Why Study at the GTU?

GTU students benefit from:
  • the largest theological faculty in the United States
  • hundreds of course offerings across the consortium that allow for rich interdisciplinary and interreligious study
  • one of the finest theological libraries in the world
  • a collaborative relationship with the world's preeminent public university, the University of California, Berkeley, increasing the options for interdisciplinary projects


Ph.D. or Th.D. Student Affiliation with a GTU Member School




Send email requesting affiliation to LeAnn Snow Flesher, Academic Dean, 

Expectations: Encouraged to participate in community life, including Monday night chapel and meal  Opportunities: Teaching, housing, if available




Students with Disabilities

This section has been designed to provide GTU students with disabilities with ready access to the information and forms you may need.  For further information, contact the Dean of Students at 510/649-2464.

Accommodations for Differently-Able Students (Students With Disabilities)

Request for Accommodations form

Parking and Transportation

As with housing, parking is at a premium in Berkeley.  All parking near the GTU is either metered or requires a residential permit in order to park for more than two hours.  If you must drive, try to carpool and be prepared to park at some distance and walk.  (Remember that we are located on a hill.)  If you can take public transportation, we encourage you to do so.

Student Lounge

All students are invited and encouraged to use the GTU Student Lounge. This lounge space is located on the first floor of the GTU Le Conte Building (2465 Le Conte Avenue). The lounge is available from 9:00 a.m. through 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday when the GTU is in session.


Thank you for visiting the Graduate Theological Union’s Admission page! At the Graduate Theological Union, the proximity of our member schools, multi-faith centers, and interdisciplinary programs creates a dynamic intellectual community that draws scholars from around the world. We offer degree programs ranging from the M.A. to Ph.D., Th.D., and Certificate programs.  

Textbook Information

Below, you will find links to textbook information for courses offered through the GTU and its member schools.

Some of these links are to book lists for courses, and some are direct links to an online bookstore, where you will find textbook information. In all cases, these links take you to websites external to This information is organized by the school who is offering the course, not the school at which you are registered. 


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