Your success as an undergraduate learner was always important to University of Mary faculty and staff. They remain just as committed to serving the learning needs of adults and graduate students. Should you decide to further your education, your alma mater is always ready to welcome you back and assist you in achieving your next goal.
The University of Mary has become a leader in adult education and accelerated programs, offering courses both in classroom locations on campus and across the country or online. We utilize alternative delivery modes including concentrated evening classes completed in 5-10 weeks and summer and weekend options.
Check out which of our many programs is right for you.
Services for Adult Learners
An array of services is available to you as an adult learner in our learning community.
Life-Long Learning Advisement and Course Support
An advisor is assigned to you the minute you enroll at the university as an adult learner. Questions and guidance regarding programs of study, planning, policies and procedures, course registration, and completion of degree requirements are among the areas your academic advisor will address with you. If you take classes on-site, your academic advisor can meet with you in person. Whether you are on-site or online, your advisor will be available by telephone, e-mail and fax throughout your program of study. Faculty for each course you take are likewise available to you for monitoring your progress, offering content assistance, and addressing questions. Your advisor and faculty will partner with you to promote consistent communication and academic support.
The University of Mary’s Career Services provides a wealth of information regarding job opportunities, as well as resources to put you on the path to success. For information on workshops, resumes, cover letters, interviewing, and job search, contact Career Services at [email protected] or by calling 1.800.408.6279, ext. 8050.
The University’s Welder Library has approximately 70,000 print volumes and over 5,000 multi-media teaching and learning materials. The Welder Library subscribes to nearly 600 journals and newspapers. Full-text online indices are provided in both general and specialized subject areas. Materials in the library are cataloged and fully accessible through the use of INFO*LYNX, an automated joint catalog listing the materials of Welder Library along with those of other libraries in the region. Adult learners also have access to the collections within the University System Libraries and an international library network that provides automated support for cataloging, database searching, and interlibrary loan through access to nearly 48 million items. Contact the Welder Library by calling 1.800.408.6279, ext. 8070.
You may purchase required textbooks from the University of Mary online by visiting www.bookstore.umary.edu and responding to the prompts. Textbooks generally arrive in five to seven business days. You also may purchase your textbooks from any local bookstore or online vendor.