For Families

As parents, guardians, and relatives of our students, we see you as part of the Mount's extended family!

Whether you're about to send your freshman student off to campus for the first time or are getting ready to celebrate their accomplishments with us at Commencement, we want you to know that your student is our #1 priority here at the Mount. Although they've become part of our family, we recognize the trust you've placed in us by sending your student here, and we thank you for this wonderful opportunity to be a part of your lives.

This is your go-to page for all things Mount families. Find contacts for key departments on campus, sign up for our family newsletter or join our Facebook group, and keep up to date on the latest campus news and events.

Office of Parent Engagement

The Office of Parent Engagement provides parents with information, educational programming, and access to ensure that families have a positive experience with MSMC. The office plans compelling, helpful, and fun programs that engage parents and family members with the life of the College. The Office of Parent Engagement facilitates parent volunteer opportunities that strengthen connections with students and support College wide goals. The Office of Parent Engagement also provides parents and families with active communication that keeps them informed of College news.

MSMC Association of Families

Parents and family members of current MSMC students are all automatically members of the Association of Families. As a member, you will have many opportunities to engage with, provide and receive support, and contribute to this transformative community. You will be invited to many events on campus and around the region. You will receive e-newsletters to keep you up to date about happenings at the College. Parents are critical to the continued success of Mount Saint Mary College, and through volunteering together; we build a stronger and more vibrant MSMC community that enhances the educational experience of our students.


MSMC familyConnect with the Mount

Five ways to stay in touch with the Mount and your student:

  1. Online community: Join our Parent Facebook group  to see the latest news and connect with other MSMC parents!
  2. Email newsletter: Our family newsletter sends bi-semesterly updates on upcoming student deadlines, college news, student achievements, and more.
  3. Photos, video, and news: Follow us on social media! (You could see an appearance by your student!)
  4. Notifications: Have your student sign you up for MSMC Alert to receive notifications for weather closings and other pertinent security announcements. Send your student to MSMC Alert to add your contact information to their form.
  5. Student records: If you would like to access your student's grades, health records, and student accounts, please have your student sign a waiver releasing that information to you. Students interested in releasing such records may fill out this form and submit it to the Registrar's Office.



Your student is in the care of our friendly, student-centered staff.

Mount security guard with a student at CommencementSecurity and Safety
Our Security and Safety office is dedicated to keeping your student safe. With a 24-hour presence on campus, our security officers not only keep our students safe, but also quickly become friendly, familiar faces and mentors our students trust. Learn more...


Kristina Fletcher, Sakac Hall resident directorResidence Life or 845-569-3111
Nothing will ever beat your home, but we do our best to provide the next best thing! Residence Life provides housing accomodations for resident students offers student and adult in-residence staff and programming to make the Mount our students' home away from home. Learn more...


Barbara and Kelly, Student Life staff membersStudent Affairs
Our Student Affairs office oversees all of the ways the college serves students outside of academics - Student Activities, Athletics, Student Services, Campus Ministry, and more. Their hard work helps create a well-rounded personal college experience for each of our students. Learn more...


Office of Student Success staffOffice of Student Success or 845-569-3176
The Office of Student Success is focused on helping students succeed in the classroom and beyond. This office offers academic coaching, tutoring services, counseling, study tips and programming, and so much more to help your student succeed. Learn more...


Student receiving care at MSMC Health Services Health Services or 845-569-3152
When your student is sick and away from home, you may not be able to make them your famous chicken soup to help them feel better, but our Health Services staff will take care of the rest. In addition to medical assistance, the Health Services staff also offers programs and resources on healthy living. Learn more...


Students study on the grass at the Mount.Student Financial Services or 845-569-3700
Looking for the place to pay your student's tuition bills or need help navigating FAFSA? Our financial services coordinators are here to help. Learn more...



Visit us!

Come and visit us! (Okay, we know you're probably coming to see your student versus us, but we like visitors anyway.)

Here are some things to help you plan your trip:

Fall Aerial 2014



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Office of Parent Engagement
Alena Kush, Director of Parent Engagement