Life at Mary

Hundreds of loud and energetic fans cheering in the student section at a home Marauders football game.

Your Mary Experience Doesn’t End in the Classroom

Your Mary education will be enriched by our vibrant campus community and surrounding area. From participating in community service to engaging in campus leadership to letting loose at a swing dance, you’ll have ample opportunities to grow in new and unexpected ways.

And you’ll have fun — on campus, in an energetic city, and in the great outdoors.

Jun 10

Men's Basketball Overnight Rising Stars Camp

McDowell Activity Center: Gymnasium, Fieldhouse: Foyer, Fieldhouse: NE Court, Fieldhouse: NW Court, Fieldhouse: SW Court, Fieldhouse: SE Court, Fieldhouse
Joyful University of Mary students wearing matching stocking caps at the national March for Life event in Washington D.C.

Student Organizations

With more than 40 student organizations on campus, there really is something for everyone at Mary.

Marauders football player running with football and breaking away from defender.


The University of Mary Marauders offer 18 NCAA Division II teams, a national champion ACHA hockey team, and various intramural sports.

The best way to understand what sets the University of Mary apart is to visit us and experience our community for yourself. 

On Campus or Off — You Don’t Have to Choose

The good news is there’s always something happening on campus (for example, 24/7 dining). The even better news — there’s a lot to do off campus, too.

Day of Service weeding a garden

Community & Servant Leadership in Action

During the annual Day of Service, a student-led initiative, classes are canceled to enable the entire student body to give back to our local, regional, and global communities.