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

2109, 2020
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Friday #6 Update- Resilience

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

The term is starting to get real. First assignments are underway and labs started this week. In every class, faculty are adapting their delivery and content and students are learning in new ways. [...]

1909, 2020
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Class virtually in session

By |September 19th, 2020|Categories: Gerry Turcotte Articles|

Class virtually in session by Dr. Gerry Turcotte, President, St. Mary’s University Every year, as my children got older, the return-to-school routine got less exciting. Gone were the days where an afternoon spent at a [...]

409, 2020
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Friday #3 Update- Study Spaces and Parking Registration

By |September 4th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

Hello! A few last pieces for you before term begins on Tuesday. We are all looking forward to the first week of classes and seeing you - whether online or in-person. Campus has been buzzing [...]

109, 2020
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September 1 UPDATE: Information regarding COVID-19

By |September 1st, 2020|Categories: COVID-19, News, News and Events, Uncategorized|

September 1 UPDATE: Information regarding COVID-19 As we approach the fall term, we would like to provide everyone with the current health and safety information when on campus. We appreciate everyone’s cooperation thus far [...]

3108, 2020
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Friday #3 Update on Contacting You and Other Tidbits

By |August 31st, 2020|Categories: Academics, COVID-19, News, News and Events|

Can you believe it’s the end of August already?! It’s my favourite time of year, when the mornings are starting to be a bit cool but the days are warm – and it is just [...]

St. Mary’s University Events

Lean Portfolio Management 5.0

November 4 @ 8:00 am - November 6 @ 5:00 pm

Application Documents 101

November 4 @ 1:30 pm

YYC- CodeBound Virtual Info Session

November 5 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

YYC- Coding 101 Virtual Workshop

November 7 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Calgary Catholic Education Telethon 2020

November 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Remote Agile Fundamentals (ICP)

November 19 @ 7:00 am - November 20 @ 4:00 pm

Remote Leading SAFe 5.0

November 19 @ 7:00 am - November 20 @ 4:00 pm

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Information regarding COVID-19

Notice: Important information for students, staff, faculty, and community members.

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