Student Emergency Bursary Fund

This new fund will provide emergency support for students impacted by the current crisis.


St. Mary’s University is an innovative teaching and research university that provides affordable, accredited and highly valued degrees in Liberal Arts, Sciences and Education.

Located on a historic site in Calgary, Alberta, StMU inspires students to combine academics with a passionate commitment to ethics, social justice and respect for diversity of opinion and belief. St. Mary’s has 875 full and part-time students, 80 full and part-time faculty, and an average class size of 25.

St. Mary’s University is accredited to offer four three-year Bachelor of Arts degrees with concentrations in General Studies, English, History, or Psychology, as well as six four-year degrees: a Bachelor of Arts with a major in English, a Bachelor of Arts with a major in Psychology , a Bachelor of Arts with a major in Liberal Studies , a Bachelor of Arts with a major in History, Bachelor of Arts with a major in Social Justice & Catholic Studies as well as a Bachelor of Science with a major in Biology. See our after-degree Bachelor of Education (Elementary) Program.

Our Vision
St. Mary’s University will be a leader in post-secondary education, open to all, and focused on developing the whole person: mind, body and spirit. Founded on the Catholic intellectual tradition, St. Mary’s will prepare its students to live with integrity, compassion and confidence.

St. Mary’s University News

1201, 2021
  • Sarah Twomey, Dean and Professor

A Message from the Dean of Education January 2021

By |January 12th, 2021|Categories: Academics, Community, COVID-19, News, News and Events|

Open-hearted Responsiveness and Community During COVID-19 Looking back over the last year I know that I have a new appreciation for the community we lost, that, perhaps, we took for granted. In 2020 our connectivity [...]

801, 2021
  • St. Mary's University StMU Star

Student Friday Message Jan. 8, 2021

By |January 8th, 2021|Categories: COVID-19, News, News and Events|

Friday Message January 8, 2021 Happy New Year Students! I hope you all took time to refresh, find joy, and treasure what is important to you over the holiday break. Despite the challenges of learning [...]

801, 2021
  • Lance Dixon, Director of Campus Ministry

Catholic school district enlists St. Mary’s University expert to implement racial justice framework

By |January 8th, 2021|Categories: Academics, Campus Ministry, Community, News, News and Events|

The Calgary Catholic School District is working with an expert from St. Mary's University to address systemic racism within its jurisdiction. Together, they're implementing an equity framework meant to empower educators and administration to not [...]

2312, 2020

We wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

By |December 23rd, 2020|Categories: COVID-19, News, News and Events|

St. Mary’s University will be closed during the holiday season beginning on Wednesday, December 23 at 12pm and will reopen Monday, January 4, 2021 at 8:30 am. Classes for all Arts & Science [...]

2112, 2020
  • St. Mary's University StMU Star

Friday Message Dec. 18, 2020: New Start Date, Town Hall, and Registration Information

By |December 21st, 2020|Categories: COVID-19, News, News and Events|

Hello students, Dr. Tara is away on holidays and has asked me to send out Friday messages to you while she is away. There are only a few days left until the end of the [...]

St. Mary’s University Events

Virtual Information Session – Jan.19, 2021

January 19 @ 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Virtual Information Session – Jan.21, 2021

January 21 @ 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Agile Testing (ICP-TST)

January 23 @ 7:00 am - January 24 @ 4:00 pm

FREE Intro to JavaScript Virtual Workshop

January 23 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Virtual Information Session – Jan.26, 2021

January 26 @ 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

The Dark Night of the Soul and Covid-19

January 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Remote Leading SAFe 5.0

January 28 @ 7:00 am - January 29 @ 4:00 pm

Virtual Information Session – Jan.28, 2021

January 28 @ 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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Information regarding COVID-19

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