Aerial of University of Mary campus with the highway to the east and the Missouri River to the west

Visiting the University of Mary

See what it’s like to be part of the Mary community by visiting our beautiful campus — nestled in the hills overlooking the Missouri River — in Bismarck, North Dakota. For your convenience, view driving directions below!

Directions

  • Take Highway 83 south (which becomes State Street) to 7th Street and turn left.
  • Take 7th Street to Bismarck Expressway and turn left.
  • Take Bismarck Expressway to University Drive and turn right.
  • Stay on University Drive for about six miles. (You will pass Bismarck Airport on your left.) The University of Mary campus is on the right at the top of the hill.
  • Head north to I-94.
  • Once on I-94 head towards Bismarck and follow driving directions from the East and the West.
  • Take Interstate 94 to Exit 161.
  • Turn left at the light onto East Bismarck Expressway.
  • Turn left at the fourth light onto Airport Road.
  • Take Airport Road to University Drive and turn left.
  • Follow University for about four miles. The University of Mary is on the right at the top of the hill.
  • Take Interstate 94 to Exit 156.
  • After crossing the Expressway Bridge, you will be on Bismarck Expressway.
  • Take Bismarck Expressway to the fourth light (University Drive), and turn right.
  • Stay on University Drive for about six miles. (You will pass Bismarck Airport on your left.) The University of Mary campus is on the right at the top of the hill.
  • Exit the airport and turn left onto University Drive.
  • Stay on University Drive for about four miles. The University of Mary campus is on the right at the top of the hill.

North Entrance (e.g., Clairmont Center)

  • Take the first (north) entrance into the campus.
  • Continue on this road, past the apartments and tennis courts.
  • You will find the Clairmont Center on the right. Feel free to park in one of the lots near the building. 

South Entrance (e.g., Benedictine Center for Servant Leadership)

  • Take the second (south) entrance into campus.
  • Turn left at the Annunciation Monastery sign. Follow the road past the monastery to the Benedictine Center for Servant Leadership, which houses the university's administration.
  • The visitor parking lot is located south of the building.
  • If you're looking for the Admissions Office, you will find it on the lower level of the Benedictine Center