St. Mary's University 1 Camino Santa MariaSan Antonio, TX 78228 +1-210-436-3011 St. Mary's University logo William Joseph Chaminade St. Mary's University, Texas

One of the best ways to determine if a college or university is good for you is to get there and experience the campus for yourself.

Explore our academic offerings and learn more about what it means to live and learn as a St. Mary’s student.

We offer many visit options to fit the most hectic schedules. If, after reviewing the options below, you still don’t find an option that works best for you, give us a call at 210-436-3126 or send us an email and we’ll see what we can work out.

We look forward to welcoming you to St. Mary’s University and our beautiful hometown, San Antonio.

Prospective students and families are encouraged to schedule your visit at least one week in advance.


Daily Campus Visits

Fall and Spring Visits

During the school year our campus visits are offered Monday through Friday.

High school seniors and transfer students may choose to:

  • Attend an actual St. Mary’s class (open only to prospective students)
  • Meet with an admission counselor
  • Meet with a financial aid counselor
  • Take a campus tour
  • Attend a St. Mary’s information session

High school freshmen, sophomores and juniors may choose to:

  • Take a campus tour
  • Attend a St. Mary’s information session

Schedule your campus visit on a day that works best for you and your family. We can’t wait to show you around.


Saturday Campus Visits

The Office of Admission will host prospective students and families on select Saturdays throughout the academic year.

Join us for an admission presentation followed by a student-led walking campus tour. After the campus tour, you will have the opportunity to join an admission counselor for complimentary lunch in the Diamondback Cafe.


Open House Programs

Greehey School of Business Open House

The St. Mary’s University Greehey School of Business is transforming lives and building a better world. The Open House will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020.

At the Open House, you will:

  • Hear from a panel of our students about their transformative experiences: internships, job offers, classes, life on campus, study abroad and more
  • Meet the dean and our exceptional faculty
  • Participate in an innovation workshop to explore the impact of innovative thinking in business
  • Enjoy lunch with faculty and current students.
  • Explore St. Mary’s University’s academic, recreational and residential facilities on a student-led campus tour.

School of Science, Engineering and Technology Open House

The School of Science, Engineering and Technology invites prospective students and families to explore our facilities, meet our students and connect with our professors. The School of Science, Engineering and Technology Open House will take place on Saturday, Feb. 15, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

At the Open House, you will:

  • Hear from a panel of our students about their transformative experiences: internships, job offers, classes, life on campus, study abroad and more
  • Meet the dean and our exceptional faculty
  • Enjoy lunch with faculty and current students.
  • Explore St. Mary’s University’s academic, recreational and residential facilities on a student-led campus tour.

College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Open House

The faculty of the St. Mary’s University College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences invite prospective students and families to connect with our faculty, explore our curriculum and learn about the St. Mary’s Core Curriculum. The Open House will take place on Saturday, Feb. 22, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

At the Open House, you will:

  • Hear from a panel of our students about their transformative experiences: internships, job offers, classes, life on campus, study abroad and more
  • Meet the dean and our exceptional faculty
  • Enjoy lunch with faculty and current students.
  • Explore St. Mary’s University’s academic, recreational and residential facilities on a student-led campus tour.

Saturday Showcase

Are you looking for the Saturday Showcase on Saturday, Feb. 15?

Due to the popular demand of Sleeping Bag Weekend, the Office of Admission has converted the Feb. 15 Saturday Showcase to another Sleeping Bag Weekend Event. The new Sleeping Bag Weekend will take place on Sunday, Feb. 9, to Monday, Feb. 10. Students who are admitted to the St. Mary’s University Class of 2024 are invited to register for Sleeping Bag Weekend.

Students interested in general information about St. Mary’s University are invited to register for a school Open House or a Saturday Campus Visit.

Sleeping Bag Weekend

We know your questions about campus extend beyond what happens in the classroom. You’ll study here, but you’ll sleep and eat here, too. Sleeping Bag Weekend is your chance to live on campus. Spend the night in a residence hall, visit a class, celebrate Mass on campus, and dine on San Antonio’s world-famous Riverwalk.

Families are invited to tour campus, ask questions at a financial aid Q&A session and explore the academic benefits of a St. Mary’s education with our academic deans.

Join us for Sleeping Bag Weekend on:


Planning your trip

Driving directions

View the campus map to get directions. We suggest that you enter at the main entrance near Culebra and Memorial Drive or the NW 36th Street entrance.
Transportation

St. Mary’s University is located approximately 20 minutes from the San Antonio Airport. A taxicab to campus costs about $35 to- $40 each way. In addition, Uber and Lyft provide pickup services from the San Antonio Airport.

Visitor resources

Maps

Bring up a Google Map of campus to get driving directions.

We also have an interactive campus map so you’ll know where to go once you arrive on campus.

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