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Student Life


Life at Marist outside the classroom offers a wealth of opportunity for personal growth and development that supports and enhances students' academic experience. From exciting trips to Broadway shows to volunteering at a local elementary school or food pantry, getting a massage at the annual Wellness Fair, attending a workshop on stress management in a residence hall, or participating with hundreds of fellow students in the Relay for Life, there are countless activities from which to choose.

Consistent with the Marist College Mission, the sense of community and the sense of service to others is important to us. Both the philosophy and the staff in the Division of Student Affairs support the development of the whole person: intellectually, socially, physically, and spiritually. Our programs and services are designed to promote self-discovery, leadership development, healthy behaviors, and social responsibility as well as enjoyment.

You'll make great friends, you'll learn about yourself and the world, and you'll grow in all aspects of your life. And we'll be there with support along the way, with professionals like mentors, residence directors, counselors, security, and medical staff should the need arise.

Word on the River

Word on the River is a video series where a current Marist student host goes around campus to interview other current students. Topics range from best places to eat on campus, plans for summer/winter break, the quietest places to study, and many more. Follow along for the inside scoop of life at Marist!

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The Murray Student Center serves Marist students as a hub for resources, services, and activities for Marist students. Ranked among the 50 Best College Student Centers, the Murray Student Center is home to Marist's main dining hall, wellness center, Student Government Association, recital hall & theatre, student lounges, and meeting rooms, among other spaces. The space student center provides various amenities and serves as a comfortable place for students to meet, organize and attend a variety of events.

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