Trinity Woods: On-campus apartment living for families

The opportunity to live on Mount Mary’s campus with your family while you earn your degree will create a convenience that is truly unmatched.

Trinity Woods is a new on-campus housing option for single moms and their children. Trinity Woods is an intergenerational housing community formed by a three-way partnership between Mount Mary University, the School Sisters of Notre Dame and Milwaukee Catholic Home.

The building will feature 24 two-bedroom apartments for Mount Mary undergraduate students and their children. Students will have access to additional amenities, including campus resources designed for academic success and personal growth.

Eligibility requirements:

  • Trinity Woods is open to full-time undergraduate Mount Mary students who are single moms.
  • Each apartment is limited to two children and their mom. Children must be 11 years old or younger.

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Cost of room & board

The cost of room & board is $1,200/month, which includes:

  • Meal plans for both the parent and child(ren)
  • Utilities (water, heat, electricity)
  • Parking
  • Access to free laundry machines

Trinity Woods is an on-campus housing option, so a student’s financial aid offer can contribute to the cost of room & board.

Amenities and apartment layout

Each apartment comes fully furnished with beds (mattresses included), dressers, night stands, a kitchen table, couch, living room chair, coffee table, refrigerator and microwave.

Each apartment has a two-bedroom floorplan and is 656 square feet.

Inside of Trinity Woods, students will enjoy convenient access to:

  • A lounge and play area on each floor
  • Health clinic
  • Fitness center
  • Nail and hair salon
  • Children's reading nook

Additional on-campus amenities include a fitness center, Cyber cafe, computer labs, Student Success Center and more.

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Sample apartment floor plan. Housing units for seniors and School Sisters of Notre Dame are located in different areas of the complex.

Early Childhood Education Center

  • The Trinity Woods complex includes a 6,750 square-foot day care center and 5,400 square-foot play area for children 6 weeks to 11 years of age.
  • The center will accommodate 100 children and will be operated by Wauwatosa Day Care, an organization accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children.
  • Single moms who are residents of Trinity Woods will be given priority at the center and will receive a 5% discount on childcare. The center will also be open to other Mount Mary students, Mount Mary employees and members of the community.

About our neighborhood

  • Mount Mary University is located on 80 wooded acres in a residential area of Milwaukee.
  • The beautiful, park-like campus is located minutes from the charming City of Wauwatosa where you can find shopping, restaurants, entertainment and other attractions.
  • Mount Mary is conveniently located 15 minutes west of downtown Milwaukee and the beautiful shores of Lake Michigan. The city offers a wide range of cultural and recreational activities: a major symphony; theater and dance companies; highly regarded art and natural history museums; a major zoo; beautiful parks, beaches and recreation trails; and numerous professional and college sports teams.
  • Public transportation is readily available to and from campus.

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Milwaukee Art Museum, downtown Milwaukee

Housing application process

Trinity Woods is now accepting applicants for the fall 2022 semester.

  • Students interested in Trinity Woods must complete the online housing application and submit a $100 housing deposit by logging into the MyMountMary Future Student Portal and use the "Housing" section located in the middle of the page. You can also pay your security deposit by personal check (payable to: Mount Mary University).
  • Resident decisions will be made on a rolling basis until all apartments are full and will include an interview process with references.
  • Additional documentation required to complete the housing contract includes immunization records, verification of custody/guardianship, and birthdates. 

Learn more

For more information, contact:

Hannah Sternig
Coordinator of Student Affairs | (414) 930-3303