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 1025 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

2708, 2021
  • St. Mary's University StMU Star

Friday Message 27 August 2021 – 11 Days to Term! Tuition Lottery, Masks and other COVID Protocols, National Day for Truth & Reconciliation

By |August 27th, 2021|Categories: COVID-19, News, News and Events|

It’s only 11 days to first day of classes!!! We’re hanging out waiting for you all to arrive on campus! Faculty Orientation this week kicked off our pre-term prep as we get ready for your [...]

2408, 2021
  • Medicine Garden

Filling raised garden boxes with soil, planting forbs & grasses

By |August 24th, 2021|Categories: Academics, Indigenous Initiatives, News, News and Events, Science|

Now that we have planted the hedges, built the raised beds & filled them with soil we were delighted to start our favourite part of the project, planting forbs & grasses in the raised [...]

2308, 2021
  • Kyrie Bouscal

From Literature to Litigation – Former Valedictorian bids farewell to StMU to pursue Law Degree

By |August 23rd, 2021|Categories: Academics, News, News and Events, Student Success|

She’s been a part of the St. Mary’s University community for 5 years and is still not ready to say goodbye! Kyrie Bouscal began her journey at StMU in 2016, enrolling in a 3-year general [...]

2008, 2021
  • St. Mary's University StMU Star

Friday message 20 August 2021 – Packing for the Future: Fall Term COVID Protocol Update, Food Services Official Opening, and Healthy Campus Resources

By |August 20th, 2021|Categories: Academics, COVID-19, News, News and Events|

The StMU tipi was up on campus for last week for Indigenous Studies 301. Part of our responsibility to carry the tipi is to acknowledge it as a lodge and ensure someone sleeps [...]

2008, 2021
  • Medicine Garden

Plants you can find in our Medicine Garden

By |August 20th, 2021|Categories: Academics, Community, FNMI, News, News and Events, Science|

To help our readers learn something about native plants & their uses, we will present a featured plant every week. Today we will introduce our first plant: Giant Hyssop as it is commonly [...]

St. Mary’s University Events

October 2021 Open House

October 2021 Open House

October 2 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Lean Portfolio Management 5.0

Lean Portfolio Management 5.0

October 16 @ 8:00 am - October 17 @ 5:00 pm

February 2022 Open House

February 2022 Open House

February 12, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

May 2022 Open House

May 2022 Open House

May 11, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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