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Visit. See it. Believe it.

We offer numerous types of visits and programs for you to experience our beautiful campus. Take a look through our current programs to find ones that work for you.

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Ways to Visit

We offer visit programs for students and their families in every stage of the college search process. From 90-minute Daily Visit sessions and Mountaineer Visits for those just starting the search process, to our Overnight Visits for seniors who are interested in getting a first-hand look at what it's like to be a Mount student, you're sure to find a program that fits your interests and schedule.

  • Daily Visit

    Visit almost any weekday for a one-on-one information session and student-led campus tour. High school seniors even have the opportunity to observe class.

  • Transfer Student Visits

    Transfer students can visit on most weekdays for a one-on-one discussion with our Transfer Coordinator and student-led tour.

  • Academic Day at the Mount

    High school seniors are invited to learn more about academics at the Mount by registering to sit in on a class during this one-day program. In addition, students and supporters will attend presentations from various departments.

  • Division I Home Games

    Attend a Division I home game and join in on Mount school spirit.

  • Sunday Visit in Spanish

    Offered entirely in Spanish, this program is designed for high school students and their families at any stage in the college search process.

  • Sunday Visit

    Sunday Visits are offered on select Sundays throughout the fall and spring and include the option to attend noon Mass at the Grotto.

  • Mountaineer Visit – At Capacity

    Our next Mountaineer Visit is at capacity. Check out the many other great visit events we have and register for one today!

    Group information sessions which cover all aspects of the Mount, along with a campus tour.

  • Saturday at the Mount

    Saturdays at the Mount are a great way to experience student life and to meet with faculty across campus.

  • Overnight Visit – Seniors Only

    Accepted high school seniors are invited to experience the Mount first-hand during this Sunday to Monday program. Visiting students will be hosted by current Mount students and will have the opportunity to attend classes during the morning on Monday.

  • Multi-Language Visits

    Multi-language discussions and tours are available upon request and with advance notice. The available languages are Italian and Spanish. Please contact Associate Director of Admissions Lara Truitt at or (301) 447-5449.

    Las discusiones y visitas en varios idiomas están disponibles a pedido y con previo aviso. Comuníquese con la Directora Asociada de Admisiones, Lara Truitt, a o (301) 447-5449.

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Virtual Tour

Want to see what Mount St. Mary's University's Emmitsburg campus is like? Take our virtual tour and find out more about living spaces, academic buildings, student life opportunities, and much more.

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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.


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.

If you are interested in bringing a high school group to the Mount, please contact Lara Truitt, assistant director of admissions through our Group Visit Request form.

February 23
6:00p - 1:00p
Overnight Experience
March 11
10:00a - 2:00p
Academic Day at the Mount
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