All undergraduate students who are new to St. Mary’s University – freshmen, transfers and undergraduate international students – are required to attend a Zaragoza program.
In order for us to offer you the best level of service including preparation of your course registration materials, you are required to sign up in advance of the program you wish to attend by the deadlines listed below. Space for each session is limited and filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Available sessions are as follows:
|Midyear Zaragoza: Jan. 9, 2018||Jan. 8, 2018|
|Z1: June 11-12, 2018||June 9, 2018|
|Z2: June 14-15, 2018||June 12, 2018|
|Z3: August 9-10, 2018||Aug. 7, 2018|
If you meet the following criteria, you have the option to start your Zaragoza experience on Day Two (beginning at 7 a.m.) of the session of your choice:
All other transfer students must attend the full Zaragoza program.
Once you have been officially accepted to St. Mary’s University and have paid your enrollment deposit, log into Gateway to register yourself and your guests. Once in Gateway, click on the New Undergraduate tab on the top navigation bar.
There is a one-time Zaragoza student registration fee of $160 that will be billed to the student’s account along with tuition charges. The fee is not paid at Zaragoza.
The math placement test is required for the following students entering St. Mary’s University:
Students interested in reviewing sample questions in advance of the placement test may consult the “College-Level Mathematics” area of this PDF (beginning on page 11) provided by the College Board. Students may use an online practice app and review the “College-Level Mathematics” questions.
*School of Science, Engineering, and Technology (SET) majors include Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Computer Science/Application Systems, Computer Information Systems, Environmental Science, Forensic Science-Biology, Forensic Science-Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics and All Engineering majors.
For more information or questions about the math test, please contact Graciela Lopez-Fuentes, Director of Academic Advising at firstname.lastname@example.org or 210-436-3736.
Students should bring a Photo ID, any transcripts, CLEP exam scores, AP exam scores, health records, etc. that have not already been submitted to the Office of Undergraduate Admission or the Student Health Center. You can turn in your important documents during the program.