The Office of Student Affairs is here to provide co-curricular support and activities designed to help students be successful in their academic careers. Development of leadership skills; interaction with students faculty and staff; participation in organizations and activities all provide engagement opportunities. At Saint Mary's students organize and plan the events that make campus life fun and exciting.

The Office of Student Affairs includes: Residence Life and Community Standards, Women's Health (Health Services and Counseling), Student Involvement and Advocacy,  Athletics and Recreation, Security and Compliance, and BAVO (Belles Against Violence Office)
As a Saint Mary's College student, you have many opportunities to get involved and provide leadership. We encourage everyone to check out the departments listed above and take time to become acquainted with the services each department provides.

The Student Affairs staff is here to provide support, guidance, and direction as you proceed down the path that is college life. If you have questions or need our support, please feel free to email


First-year Student Takes a Top Prize First-year Student Takes a Top Prize Sofia Dolan ‘26 entered Saint Mary’s College with a desire to fully immerse herself in the campus community. In late September, an invitation to participate in the McCloskey New Venture Competition from Stacie Jeffirs, director of the Career Crossing Office, piqued her interest. Her eagerness to be an engaged student on campus led her to submit an idea to the competition hosted by the Idea Center at the University of Notre Dame. Dolan’s answer to the call provided a transformational experience for her as a first-year student, and, on top of that, the EquiCorp Award for the Best Undergraduate Venture