St. Mary's College of Maryland

Parents' Handbook: Introduction

This Parents Handbook was designed to provide you, the parents of St. Mary's College of Maryland students, with useful information. We hope that you will keep this information handy and refer to it often when you have questions about parenting a college student, and about College policies and procedures. If you are unable to find the answer to your question, we have included contact names and phone numbers for many of the offices and departments on campus, as well as a list of whom to contact if you have questions on specific areas not covered here.

If you have any comments, please contact Joanne Goldwater, associate dean of students (240-895-4207 or

St. Mary's College of Maryland, in compliance with federal and state laws and regulations governing affirmative action and non-discrimination, does not discriminate in the recruitment, admission, and employment of students, faculty, and staff in the operation of any of its educational programs and activities as defined by law. Accordingly, nothing in this publication should be viewed as directly or indirectly expressing any limitation, specification, or discrimination as to race, religion, color, national origin, handicap, age, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a disabled or Vietnam-era veteran. Any inquiries regarding the above may be directed to the Compliance Officer (240-895-4309).

Prepared by the Office of Residence Life, July 2012