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Community Life

There is something special about life on the Austin Seminary campus - an atmosphere of warmth and relaxation that doesn't just come from the Texas sun. Students, faculty, staff, and administrators comprise one community where all are valued and honored for their different backgrounds, gifts, and callings. This understanding extends beyond the classroom; a spirit of collegiality and Christian fellowship unites all who work, live, and study on the Seminary campus.

At the heart of our life together are daily chapel services, led by rotating teams of students and faculty; other seasonal worship services and community-wide festivals augment the liturgical calendar. An active student senate sponsors weekly gatherings and occasional parties and picnics; the senate also provides space for interest-based student groups.


Welcome to the Office of Student Affairs and Vocation

The office of Student Affairs and Vocation (SAV) is here to help students and their families throughout their time at Austin Seminary by providing vocational and spiritual guidance. A visit to the SAV office on the second floor of the McCord Building, students and their families will be welcomed in a warm, safe, caring environment where they can enjoy a refreshment, join a Spiritual Directions group, participate in community therapeutic puzzle building, and find a listening ear.

Jackie Saxon
Vice President, Student Affairs and Vocation

Deborah Butler

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Students at the Harry Potter edition of MANNA

Students at Senior Threshold

Spiritual Directions

The Austin Seminary Polity Bowl Team

Austin Seminary Holy Spirit Squad

Rev. Jackie Saxon, Vice President for Student Affairs and Vocation

Deborah Butler, Administrative Assistant to the Office of Student Affairs and Vocation

Students Tend to the Community Garden

Students Reflect on Time Together

SAV Suite

Spiritual Directions Room

Puzzle Room

Pieces of the Puzzle

Refreshment Center

Stress Relief

Deborah Butler and Jackie Saxon

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