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Incoming Students

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New Student Information

Welcome to St. Mary's College of Maryland! Whether you're a first year or transfer student, we understand that making the leap into college can be a big step! That's why we've prepared this page to help you before you arrive and during your first few weeks here. Below is information as well as helpful links to get you started!

To help you learn more about what to expect as a college student and integrate into our community, you are welcome to attend SOAR. SOAR (Seahawk Orientation, Advising, and Registration) features opportunities to meet with faculty and staff from across campus. It’s part of how you get to know the College, and introduces resources that will help you make the most of your St. Mary’s College of Maryland experience. To view upcoming orientation dates and activities for both first year and transfer students, click here.

Parents, we know that sending your student(s) off to college is big leap for the entire family. Don't worry though, there are plenty of resources to help parents support their student(s) during that time! Click here to be taken to the parents landing page and find links for important phone numbers and updates regarding the College.

For additional incoming student information and resources, please click

Welcome Incoming Students


Welcome Class of 2026 and transfer students, congratulations on your admission to St. Mary's! We are so excited for you to be joining our community in the fall of 2022!

As a special welcome, we are offering you 10% off all SMCM imprinted merchandise! Use the online coupon code WELCOME10 at checkout. Excluded items: gift cards, diploma frames, cap and gowns, and made-to-order gifts. Expires: 11:59 PM on 07/01/2022. Click here to view our catalogs.

Make sure you follow our social media accounts to stay up to date on new arrivals and sales!

Join Our Team

Looking for a rewarding position in an inclusive environment? We are always looking for energetic friendly students to join our team! Working on campus is a great way to meet new people and make connections with college faculty and staff. We offer many position advancement opportunities for our student employees. It can be tough juggling coursework, sports, activities, etc.; however we are very understanding about our student employees academic demands and try to work around their busy schedules. If you are interested in working with customers and looking to add experience onto your resume, then the Campus Store and Daily Grind will be the perfect fit for you!

Click here to fill out an application. They can be printed and dropped off in person at the Campus Store or emailed to our director Richard Wagner at rtwagner@smcm.edu.