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Visits for High School and Transfer Students
1. High School Student - Daily Visits
2. Transfer Student - Daily Visits
3. Group Visits
4. Preview Event
5. Mountaineer Visit
6. Sunday Visit
7. President's Day Visit

Visits for High School Seniors
1. Overnight Experience
2. Academic Day at the Mount
3. Accepted Students Day
4. Founder's Scholarship Competition
5. Mountaineer For A Day

New York Regional Programs
1. Meet the Mount Nights
2. Accepted Students Night

Special Programs
1. High School Counselor Financial Aid Workshop
2. Multi-Language Tours


High School Student - Daily Visits
The Admissions Office offers daily campus visits most Mondays through Fridays at 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. The 9:30 a.m. Morning Campus Visit Experience lasts approximately 1.5 hours and includes an Admissions session followed by a student-led campus tour which showcases the main academic campus. The 1:30 p.m. Afternoon Campus Visit Experience lasts approximately 2 hours and includes an Admissions session followed by a student-led campus tour which showcases the main academic campus and our athletic facilities. Reservations are strongly encouraged. Click the time below or call the Admissions Office at 800-448-4347 to make a reservation.
9:30 a.m Experience | 1:30 p.m. Experience

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Transfer Student  - Daily Visits
Mary Catherine James, senior associate director and transfer coordinator, welcomes transfer students to meet with her, 1-1 to discuss transfer credits to the Mount. During your meeting, you will have the opportunity to share your story and ask questions with our transfer expert, have your official/unofficial transcripts reviewed (should bring a copy from all institutions you attended), take a tour of our beautiful campus, discuss scholarships and financial aid, and eat on campus if you desire. Your meeting is your time to get your answer. Reservations are strongly encouraged. Click the time below or call the Admissions Office at 800-448-4347 to make a reservation.
9:30 a.m Experience | 1:30 p.m. Experience

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Group Visits
The Mount welcomes groups of high school students to visit our campus and receive an official tour and an admissions discussion. Group tours can only be accommodated with a prior reservation. To request more information about group visit, please fill out a request form or call Kathleen Sukeena, assistant director of admissions at 301-447-5214. All group visits must be arranged 3 weeks in advance and are scheduled on a first come, first serve basis based on staff availability.

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Preview Events
Designed specifically for prospective students beginning their college search, this program gives students a chance to learn about the Mount's admissions criteria, academics, various campus and social activities and the outcomes of a Mount education. A student-led campus tour will also be offered.
Register for our Preview Event

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Mountaineer Visits
Designed specifically for students and families beginning the college search, these group sessions include a presentation with information about academic programs, student life, athletics, admissions, financial aid, and scholarship opportunities, followed by a student-led campus tour. Choose from the morning session, which begins with registration at 9:30 a.m., or the afternoon session, which begins with registration at 1:30 p.m. If interested in this event for the Spring, please refer to the President's Day Visit below. We will be offering more Mountaineer Visits in Summer 2018. 

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Sunday Visits
Designed specifically for students and families beginning the college search process, Sunday Visits are offered on select weekends throughout the fall and spring. A completely student run event, this program includes an information session with our highly trained and qualified student leaders, and a student-led campus tour, along with the option to eat lunch in our dining hall and/or attend 12noon Mass at the Grotto.
Register for a Spring 2018 Sunday Visit

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President's Day Visit
This event is designed specifically for students who have not been accepted to the Mount yet. This group session includes a student-led campus tour followed by a presentation with information about academic programs, student life, athletics, admissions, financial aid, and scholarship opportunities. Registration begins at 1:30 p.m.
Register for our President's Day Visit

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Overnight Experience
High school seniors are invited to experience the Mount firsthand during this two day program. Visiting students will be hosted by current Mount freshmen and will have the opportunity to attend first-year classes in our Core Curriculum during the second day. Host and student match ups are made based on gender and availability of hosts. On the second day, parents will attend presentations from different departments on campus including admissions, financial aid, academics, career center, public safety, residence life, center for student diversity, social justice, campus activities, and campus ministry. The presentations will be followed by a student-led campus tour. 
In Fall 2018, these events will be open to High School Seniors.
In Spring 2018, these events are limited to High School Accepted Students.
Register for an Overnight Experience

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Academic Day at the Mount
High school seniors and Prospective Transfer Students are invited to attend a day focused on academic discussions and class attendance. Parents will attend presentations from different departments on campus including admissions, financial aid, academics, career center, and public safety. Lunch will be provided, and an optional student-led campus tour will be offered at the conclusion of the program. Registration begins at 9 a.m. 

Save the date for Spring 2018 - February 19, March 14, and April 11

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Accepted Students Day
A day dedicated to you, the members of the Class of 2022! This program will allow you to meet future classmates, explore academic areas of interest, interact with current students, experience some of the clubs and organizations on campus, and learn how you can continue developing your leadership skills at the Mount. Join us for one more look at the Mount and get all of your last minute questions answered before the May 1 deposit deadline. This program is by invitation only for our accepted students. If you have questions, please contact our office directly at 800-448-4347.
Save the date - April 7, 2018

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Founder's Scholarship Competition
The Founder's Scholarship is an on-campus essay competition that gives eligible students the opportunity to contend for one of two full-tuition scholarships. Students who meet certain academic criteria (3.5 or above GPA and 1150 or greater SAT or 23 or higher ACT) will be sent an invitation after all application materials are received and the students have been invited to apply for the Honors Program. We strongly encourage students who believe they are eligible to send application materials in the fall of their senior year. The day includes breakfast with different Mount community members, the exam for students and various information sessions for parents, a student-led campus tour, and an opportunity to learn more about the Mount's Honors Program. Registration begins at 9 a.m. To register, please contact the Admissions Office or refer to the instructions in the student's invitation.

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► Mountaineer For A Day
Accepted members of the Class of 2022 are invited to gain a true understanding of what it means to be a Mount student by attending an experience focused on one of the following- Service, Outdoor Adventures, Faith Ministries, Inclusive Cultures. Space is limited and experiences will close once their capacity is reached. Look for an email invitation. If you have questions, please contact our office directly at 800-448-4347.

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NY Meet the Mount Nights
Do you want to learn more about the Mount in person before driving to campus? These events are tailored to high school students and their families in the New York area. This is an excellent opportunity to learn more about what makes the Mount a unique place to go to school. Admissions representatives and guest speakers will be on hand to talk with you about academics, financial aid, athletics, campus ministry, and more. Registration begins at 7 p.m. and the program will conclude by 8:30 p.m.
Register for a NY Meet the Mount Night

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New York Accepted Students Night
Do you want one more chance to learn about the Mount right in your own backyard before the May 1 deadline? This event is tailored to high school seniors and their families in the Long Island area. This is an excellent opportunity to learn more about what makes the Mount a unique place to go to school. Admissions representatives and guest speakers will be on hand to talk with you about academics, financial aid, athletics, campus ministry and more. Registration will take place from 7-7:30 p.m. The program will begin at 7:30 p.m. and last approximately one hour.
Register for New York Accepted Students Night

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Counselor Financial Aid Workshop
A program specifically designed for high school student counselors, the Financial Aid Workshop is hosted by Dave Reeder, director of financial aid at the Mount. Mr. Reeder will review changes to the college financial aid system and answer questions from the audience. This program is intended to be discussion based and will leave counselors better prepared to assist their students in the financial aid process. We will be offering our next workshop in Fall 2018.

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Multi-Language Tours Available
The Admissions Office hosts personalized tours in American Sign Language, Amharic, Arabic, Eweh, French, Ga, German, Hausa, Italian, Lingala, Portuguese, Spanish, Swahili, Twi, and Urdu. If you are interested in setting up one of these appointments, please contact Brenda Rigby at 301-447-5032 (this conversation will be in English). Based on the availability of our tour guides and your family, we will find the right time for you to visit Mount St. Mary’s University. Please note- while the tour could be in American Sign Language, Amharic, Arabic, Eweh, French, Ga, German, Hausa, Italian, Lingala, Portuguese, Spanish, Swahili, Twi, or Urdu, all other meetings, confirmations, materials, and student services are only available in English. We expect the prospective student can converse in English. The Admissions Office is offering language specific tours so that the family members and supporters of our future students can also learn about the Mount. We look forward to welcoming you to campus.

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