How to Address a University Chaplain

Chaplain at a College or University

How do you address an ordained chaplain at a college?
——————-– KB

Dear KB,
Chaplains who are not active-duty military are addressed in the style of their denominations/religion … and identified as a Chaplain.

—-—-The Reverend John Smith
—-—-Chaplain, University Chapel
—-—-University of North Carolina
—-—-Greensboro, NC 12345

—-—-Rabbi John Smith
—-—-Chaplain, University Chapel
—-—-University of North Carolina
—-—-Greensboro, NC 12345

It probably isn’t necessary to include chaplain on the envelope since the Post Office doesn’t need his job title to deliver the letter. Do include the office in the address block on the letter. How to Address a University Chaplain

—-In the salutation address him or her with the honorific of their denomination …. Or as Chaplain.
—-—-Dear Chaplain Smith,
—-—-Dear Father Smith,
—-—-Dear Pastor Smith,
—-—-Dear Rabbi Smith,

– Robert Hickey  How to Address a University Chaplain

—-See other chaplians:
—-—-Chaplain of the Senate or the House
—-—-Chaplain in the Armed Services
—-—-Chaplain of a College or University
w to Address a University Chaplain

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