living on campus is part of the traditional college experience, and it doesn't get much better than living on a close-knit, beautiful campus like the mount. our small campus keeps you right in the middle of everything – from concerts to club meetings. you're close to classes for mornings when “the alarm doesn't go off,” close to the library for late night cram sessions, and being in the catoctin mountains means it’s easy to find space to breathe.
our residence halls are run by professional staff and ras that will make you feel at home from day one. transitioning from living at home can sometimes be difficult, so the low student-to-ra ratio ensures that students have maximum direct contact with their ras. whether you need help with school issues or just someone to listen, ras at the mount know the ropes and make the transition to campus life as smooth as possible.
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students live on campus in traditional residence halls, suite-style housing, apartments or our university cottages. check out our housing options!housing options
all students apply to live in general housing, which includes sheridan hall, pangborn hall, bradley hall and areas of the terrace complex. some opt to be considered for placement in an integrated learning living community (illc), but those who do not are randomly assigned to a building with others in their class year.learn more
as an enhancement to living in one of our residence halls students can choose to participate in integrated learning living communities (illcs). in illcs your floormates are also your classmates. you share the same faculty adviser and take at least one course each semester with other members of your community. the illcs are designed for you to explore mutual connections, and interact with peers and faculty around topics related to your common academic interests.
a cohort of honors program students living and learning together. residents here will take advantage of many of the region’s resources, such as the library of congress, theaters and museums, and historical sites.
an interdisciplinary community with an emphasis on understanding the connections between disciplines, how narratives develop, and the ways in which important human values intersect with diverse cultures and experiences. residents of this community will work with faculty advisors to develop a farm in the emmitsburg area.
a community rooted in the christian tradition, committed to growing in faith and helping enliven the faith life of the campus community. students in this illc participate in a service project in the fall and an off-campus retreat in the spring.
primarily a holistic wellness community in which all aspects of one's mental, physical and spiritual health are managed, this supportive group of drug and alcohol-free residents encourage responsible social roles and leadership development.
living with the land is an integrated living learning community where students are taught how to care for the environment using natural farming techniques that promote health and wholeness. through experiential learning at good soil farm, students develop a deeper understanding of their relationship with each other, god, and creation, by practicing virtuous work applying the catholic vision of the human person.
the answer to your first question is yes, all mount students get free laundry onsite, free wi-fi, free cable tv and free parking. if you have other questions about living on campus, meal plans and other campus services check out our faqs.read faqs
we’re here to help, and make living on campus as comfortable and convenient as possible. contact us anytime by phone (301) 447-5274 or email email@example.com, or you are welcome to visit our offices in the mcgowan student center, monday–friday 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.
works with residence halls in powell and the apartments.
oversees pangborn and sheridan halls
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