Muslim Student Life

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Muslim Student Life (MSL) promotes the faith formation of the Muslim students on campus through Islamic pastoral support. We host programs that promote spiritual growth, personal development, diversity, leadership, interfaith understanding, and community involvement. With our partners across campus, the MSL office works actively to build community on campus. Our signature programs include:

  • Weekly Friday/Jumu'ah Prayer On-Campus
  • Muslim Student Association (MSA)
  • Ramadan Iftar Dinners
  • Qur'an Study Groups
  • Academic Lectures
  • Interfaith Dialogues
  • Film Screenings
  • Cultural & Social Events

The Muslim Student Life Experience

Meet the Staff

Program Coordinator Kienan Taweil

Kienan Taweil earned his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from Loyola Marymount University in 2019. During his time as a student, he was Co-Founder and Co-President of LMU’s Muslim Student Association. Prior to his current role as Program Coordinator for Muslim Student Life, he served as a student Program Assistant in the newly established office. Kienan works to promote the faith formation of the Muslim students on campus through Islamic pastoral support. He also develops programs that promote spiritual growth, personal development, diversity, leadership, interfaith understanding, and community involvement. He leads weekly Friday Prayer (Jumu'ah) services on campus and regularly engages in interfaith work. Coming from a multi-ethnic and multi-faith family inspires Kienan to promote interfaith dialogue built on understanding and love for our neighbors. In his free time, Kienan enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling, and watching movies. A Los Angeles native of Syrian and Hungarian heritage, Kienan is also an avid reader who enjoys reading about politics, history, and theology. You can contact Kienan by emailing him at kienan.taweil@lmu.edu