In the United States, the Religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary began their work in Sag Harbor, New York. They quickly expanded their work into parochial and private schools, primarily in the eastern United States. Marymount College in Tarrytown, New York was founded Dec. 8, 1907.
Marymount California University is a Catholic institution that welcomes students of all faiths and backgrounds into a quality, values-based education. We foster a student-centered approach to learning that promotes the development of the whole person. Inspired by the Religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary, we challenge our students to pursue lives of leadership and service.
With a collection of more than 23,000 print books and over 114,000 e-books covering all subject areas, and access to over 32,000 magazines, journals and newspapers, the Marymount California University Library is focused on supporting the curricular and personal information needs of its students, faculty and staff.
The University invests in technology as a tool to further strengthen academic and administrative services. Institutional Technology staff members provide faculty and staff training to maximize use of these services.
Effective fall 2017 all full-time students are required to have health insurance during their enrollment at MCU. Students may elect coverage through their own individual/family plan or the University’s Student Health Insurance Plan.
Marymount California University students, staff and visitors can count on the Campus Safety and Security department to provide the highest quality public service. Our one lieutenant, one sergeant, one corporal and 15 officers maintain California Bureau of Security and Investigative Services (BSIS) licenses and remain current in first aid and CPR certifications.
Through the Student Wellness Center students are referred to medical services, receive counseling services, request wellness education, and conduct university business regarding health information forms, immunization records and health insurance.