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Campus and Residential Services
This office coordinates campus housing and dining, parking, ID cards, and the student conduct system. OCRS provides an array of programs and services that support students’ academic success and personal growth.

Campus Employment
This office connects students looking for jobs with professors, librarians, coaches, and other staff who need part-time help. The office serves student seeking on-campus employment through the Federal Work-Study Program, as well as those who do not qualify for the federal program.

Center for Career Services
This center’s services include assessing career needs, interest, and skills. Staff members assist students in exploring occupations and career fields, developing job-search tools, and contacting prospective employers. Career Services hosts workshops on resume writing, interviewing skills, and more. It also organizes employer recruitment events. The center uses a number of online resources to assist students with self-assessment and career exploration.

Commuter Services
This office assists Marymount’s commuter students in the transition to life at Marymount by offering programs and support. The coordinator of Commuter Services also advises the Commuter Activities Board, in which all students are invited to participate.

Counseling Center
The Counseling Center supports the healthy psychological, social, and intellectual growth of Marymount students. Its services are free and confidential. Professional social workers and counselors staff the center, offering individual and group counseling, as well as workshops and presentations. Crisis counseling is also available.

Student Access Services
Marymount provides support services to students with documented physical, learning, or psychological disabilities. The director of Student Access Services acts as a liaison between students with disabilities and faculty, the Student Health Center, and administrative offices to assist with special needs such as accessibility and accommodation in the classroom.

International Student Services
More than 70 countries are represented within MU’s student body. This office provides international students with immigration assistance, orientation programs, cross-cultural counseling, and cultural programs. A variety of multicultural enrichment activities are provided for the benefit of the entire campus community throughout the academic year.

Leadership Development
This office supports the leadership goals of Marymount students by offering workshops and other opportunities to further this development. In addition, the coordinator of Leadership Development advises the Student Government Association.

Orientation/New Student Transition Services
This office oversees the orientation programs to provide a purposeful and holistic transition experience for new students and their families. These programs support Marymount’s goal of educating the whole person and preparing student to achieve personal and professional success as ethical leaders. The office also coordinates the Peer Mentor Program, which provides each freshman with an upper-class mentor. Peer mentors plan activities, answer questions, and assist their assigned student with identifying and seeking out desired academic and personal resources.

Rose Benté Lee University Center
Located in the heart of MU’s Main Campus, this is the center for many student activities. Facilities include a 1,000-seat sports arena, recreational gym, aquatic center, fitness center, Bernie’s café, bookstore, game room, and lounges.

Spirit Programs
Working to keep the campus full of Marymount spirit and pride, this office manages appearances by Bernie, the University mascot; the Cheer and Dance teams; and the Blue Crew. It also organizes spirit events on campus, such as Midnight Madness and buses for some sports events.

Student Activities
This office provides programs designed to enhances students’ academic experience through social, cultural, educational, and physical extracurricular activities. These activities include comedy and movie nights, dances, open-mike nights, coffee houses, sports events, and outings to regional attractions and museums. The office oversees more than 30 student organizations.

Student Health Center
The center provides health education, diagnosis, treatment, and specialist referrals for resident students. Commuter students are treated on an emergency basis. Registered nurses staff the center during the fall and spring semesters. A University physician schedules regular clinic hours on campus.