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Our Traditions

As you explore and learn about Mount Mary, discover campus traditions that date back nearly 100 years.

  • Academic Investiture—Since 1931, new students have been formally welcomed into Mount Mary University by the college president. This fall tradition features the “cap and gown pledge,” written by Dr. Edward A. Fitzpatrick.
  • Christmas on the Mount—Dating back to 1935 when the junior class hosted students and faculty at an old-fashioned Christmas party, this program is now hosted by Student Affairs and highlights the season for students, faculty, staff and administration.
  • Starving Artists Show®—Held yearly in September, this show—sponsored by the Mount Mary Alumnae Association for the past 44 years—features local and national artists. It’s been named one of the top 100 fine arts fairs in the United States by Art Fair Source Book.
  • Step Singing—The Student Leadership and Service Awards are presented at this event, held in conjunction with Mount Mary’s baccalaureate and graduation activities.

All Mount Mary students have the option to live on campus. Caroline Hall offers comfortable single or double rooms with private or shared bathrooms. To apply:

  • Send in completed housing application.
  • Pay $100 housing security deposit.
  • Watch for your housing assignment and roommate information in June.
  • Move into Caroline Hall.

Paying Your Tuition

A college education is an important investment in your future. Create an affordable future with scholarships and financial aid from Mount Mary, as well as multiple tuition payment options. Mount Mary has two options for tuition payment.

  • Payment in full by the due date on your invoice. Cash or check are accepted at the Business Office; credit card or e-check are accepted online.
  • Enroll in a payment plan through the Business Office. There are three payments per semester, and there is no sign-up fee if you are approved before the start of the semester or at registration. There is a $25 fee within the first 15 days of the semester, or $50 after the first 15 days.