A Mary Thanksgiving

A Pumpkin Pie with the Mary Logo.

Celebrate the Holiday on Campus

We know that many of our students will heading home or spending time with friends over Thanksgiving break. However, if you are planning to spend a quiet weekend on campus during Thanksgiving Break, the University warmly welcomes you into our Thanksgiving traditions.


  • Thanksgiving Banquet — A meal to be thankful for hosted by Monsignor Shea.
  • Film Fest — Enjoy some holiday movies at the Catholic Studies Men's House, complete with food and prizes.
  • Turkey Trot — Those of every skill set can participate in Bismarck's Turkey Trot hosted by the Cystic Fibrosis Association of North Dakota. There is a timed 10K run, 5K run/walk, and a non-competitive family fun walk.

Exact dates and times will be published closer to Thanksgiving.

Want to Know More?

To obtain additional information about these events, feel free to send an email to the Student Life Office.