Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University

Jefferson Muslim Student Association

The purpose of Jefferson Muslim Student Association is to provide services for Muslim members of the Jefferson community and to educate the Jefferson community in the religious, social and cultural aspects of Islam and peoples of the Muslim world.

The Jefferson Muslim Student Association is actively involved in educating healthcare workers on culturally competent care of Muslim patients. The Association also organizes and participates in health education and screenings within the Philadelphia community. In addition to weekly prayer meetings, the Jefferson Muslim Student Association sponsors a weekly discussion series with informal dinners. During the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, the Association sponsors a campus-wide dinner; an annual Eid-ul-Adha dinner is held as well.