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Visit. See it. Believe it. 

The Best Ways to See the Mount

We offer numerous types of tours and events for you to experience our beautiful campus. Here are a few of the most popular:

  • Daily Visit

    Visit almost any weekday throughout the summer and in 90 minutes you'll receive a one-on-one information session, followed by a student-led campus tour of the main academic campus. You may also enjoy lunch in Patriot Dining Hall during your visit. 

  • Mountaineer Visit

    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. This program will be offered again in the summer of 2019.

  • Open House Event - Fall 2019

    This program provides prospective students and their families the opportunity to receive an in-depth look at the Mount’s academic programs, admissions and financial aid information, and various organizations on campus. A student-led campus tour will be offered, followed by lunch in Patriot Dining Hall.

    • Saturday, September 28 at 9 a.m.
    • Saturday, November 9 at 9 a.m.

  • Evening Visit

    Beat the heat this summer and schedule an evening visit at Mount St. Mary’s University! Evening Visits are from 6-7:30 p.m. and consist of a group discussion with an admissions counselor and a campus tour. We also welcome you to have dinner on us in Patriot Hall!

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Customize Your Experience

Interested in a tour more personalized to you or your group? Consider one of these ways to tour the Mount.

  • Transfer Day, Every Day!

    If you’re a transfer student, schedule a time to meet with Transfer Coordinator Mary Catherine James. In addition to discussing transferring your credits to the Mount, you can have your official/unofficial transcripts reviewed, take a tour of our beautiful campus, discuss scholarships and financial aid, and have lunch on campus. Schedule your interview time today—800-448-4347.

  • Group Visits

    Your high school group is welcome to visit the Mount for an official tour and an admissions discussion. Group tours can only be accommodated with a prior reservation at least three weeks in advance, and are scheduled on a first-come, first-served basis based per staff availability. For more information call Lara Truitt, assistant director of admissions at 301-447-5449.

  • Multi-Language Tours Available

    The Admissions Office hosts personalized tours in various languages. All other meetings, confirmations, materials, and student services are only available in English. We expect the prospective student can converse in English. 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.

Contact Us

If you're not sure what kind of visit would suit you best give us a call at 800-448-4347 or email us at so we can help you find the right visit type or customize one just for you.

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Much More than a College Visit

When you’re not exploring everything our scenic mountain campus has to offer, there will be plenty of other things to interest and excite you. From legendary historical sites to outdoor activities to shopping and dining, you’ll want to stretch your visit to the Mount into a full-blown vacation.

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Can't make it to the Mount?

Then we’ll bring the Mount to you. We travel to high schools and college fairs throughout the year. Find out when we'll be near your hometown.

September 28
9:00a - 1:00p
Open House
November 09
9:00a - 1:00p
Open House
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