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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. The Office of Admission and the entire St. Mary’s community is excited to welcome you to our campus as you explore our academic and co-curricular offerings and discover for yourself if we’re a good fit for your future goals.

We offer many visit options to fit the most hectic of 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, Texas!

Campus Visit Options

Fall and Spring Visits

During the school year our campus visits are offered Monday through Friday. On Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, our tours are at 10:15 a.m and 2 p.m. On Tuesdays and Thursdays, our tours are at 9:45 a.m. and 2 p.m.

A campus visit includes a one-hour walking campus tour in which you will be visiting academic facilities, residence halls, student centers, dining and athletic facilities. You may tailor your visit and request to meet with faculty, attend a class, have lunch with current students or talk one-on-one with admission and financial assistance staff.

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

Schedule a visit

Please schedule your visit at least one week in advance.

Saturday Campus Visits

Our Saturday Campus Visits are available once a month at 10 a.m on select days. You will start your morning with a one-hour walking campus tour in which you will be visiting academic facilities, residence halls, student centers, dining, and athletic facilities. The tour will be followed by an admission presentation and an opportunity to visit with an admission counselor.

See Saturday visit dates

Sleeping Bag Weekends – For Accepted Students

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 Weekends – one in the fall and two in the spring – are your chance to live on campus. Spend the night in a residence hall with current students, visit a class, celebrate Mass on campus, and dine on San Antonio’s unique River Walk.

Families are invited to tour campus, ask questions at a financial assistance question and answer session, explore the academic benefits at a dean’s session. Registration is open to high school seniors who have applied, and preferably have been admitted, to St. Mary’s University.

March 5-6, 2017
April 2-3, 2017

Saturday Showcase

See why close to 4,000 students make St. Mary’s their home by spending a day on campus with fellow prospective students and their families.

Highlights of this open house event include an introduction to the admission and financial aid process at St. Mary’s, an academic fair, complimentary lunch in the Diamondback Cafe, and a student panel of current St. Mary’s Rattlers offering their perspective.

Please check back in May 2017 for our upcoming Saturday Showcase open house dates for the 2017-18 academic year.

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.

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


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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