The May Russell Alumni Lodge may be reserved by alumni who wish to reconnect with the College, get away for a while, or even stay for their wedding.
$450 weekend rate, Friday-Sunday
St. Mary’s alumni will have priority in reserving the Lodge during the summer months, and may also visit during the school year. Please contact us well in advance to book the Lodge for an overnight stay, and have two or three dates in mind when making your reservation. Reservations will be in a pending state until payment is received. If another request for dates in a pending state comes in, the first requestee will be emailed, and given 72 hours to secure the reservation with payment, or the dates will be released to the second inquiry.
The Lodge has a living/dining room combination and a kitchen on the lower level. A screened-in porch overlooks the St. Mary’s River and is located just off the dining room for guests’ enjoyment. The living room has a fireplace, but firewood is not provided by the College.
There are three bedrooms and one bathroom on the upstairs level.
Bedroom #1 has one double bed, bedroom #2 has one double bed, and bedroom #3 has a set of twin beds.
There is a maximum of six guests per night. If more guests are found staying at the Lodge, all guests will be asked to leave and refunds will not be issued. Infants and small children that sleep in portacribs provided by the parents are not included in the number of guests.
Guests are welcome to use the kitchen, which includes a variety of cookware, as well as a coffee pot and charcoal grill. Please wash all dishes used and remove all leftover food.
47487 Trinity Church Road
St. Mary’s City, MD 20686
Check-In: 3 pm
Check-Out: 10 am on weekdays, 3 pm on Sundays
Keys should be picked up from the Office of Public Safety at 47455 Old State House Road, St. Mary’s City, MD 20686.
When leaving, place the keys in the mailbox on the front door of the Lodge.
Guests will be charged $50.00 for keys that are not returned.
Lodge Phone Number: (240) 895-4383
Dial “9” for a local outside line. Dial “0” to reach the College operator.
Long-distance calls must be put on a calling card.
The Lodge does not accommodate pets.
Smoking is not permitted in the Lodge, or on the screened porch.
Refunds amounting to 95% will be given with a one-week notice of cancellation. No refunds will be granted within one week of the date reserved.
Important Phone Numbers
May Russell Alumni Lodge: (240) 895-4383
Office of Alumni Relations: (240) 895-4280
Office of Events and Conferences: (240) 895-3246
Office of Public Safety: (240) 895-4911