American University-Kay Spiritual Life Center
Spiritual Space Item Type Metadata
North end of the central quadrangle, Washington D.C.
Dedicated in 1965
A circular building with narrow stained glass windows of abstract design (representing the Creation, no iconography) and wooded pews, raised platform (altar). Has a pipe organ in the main chapel. Used for worship, lectures, and musical performances. Religious Life groups that use the center include: Baha'i, Buddhist, Christian, Hindu, Humanist, Jewish (including Hillel), Islamic, and Unitarian Universalist.
300 in main chapel, Kay Lounge seats 30 in circle of chairs, 60 for theatre, 20 classroom; kitchen accommodates 100.
Other Spaces in Facility
Kay Lounge for events, lectures and services. Two meditation chapels, a sacristy, and storage for altar furnishings (all on casters). Muslim Prayer Room in lower level of Kay Center. Kitchen on site.
Religious Life Staff