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As your student begins his or her college career you too become important members of our community. You have worked hard and made sacrifices in order to instill in your son or daughter values that you hold dear. During their four years at Mount Marty, they will have many opportunities to incorporate these values in the classroom, campus life, community services, worship and student activities. For all these things to happen we must work together and support each other. We want to do all that we can to assist you with your student's transition through college.

Your student is receiving a high quality education at Mount Marty in an environment that promotes values, principled ethics, leadership and community service. The Benedictine tradition of academic excellence is demonstrated through the career-oriented programs and strong liberal arts foundation at Mount Marty College. Educational essentials for professional success are enhanced by opportunities for personal growth and development through a variety of campus activities, internships and service learning projects available to students. Mount Marty's close-knit community quickly becomes students' home away from home. Their "family" grows to include their RAs, their advisor, people in their classes, and faculty and staff, some of whom will become lifelong mentors and friends.

We welcome you to visit campus, to explore the many ways Mount Marty provides your students with the best possible educational experience. If you do plan on visiting campus, our campus map and Yankton map will help you navigate campus and the city of Yankton. There is also a wealth of lodging accommodations in Yankton for your visit. Yankton is a safe and friendly community with thriving business and activities. The Lewis & Clark Lake and the Missouri River provide many recreational activities. Be sure to learn more about Yankton before you visit campus.

The faculty and staff are here to answer your questions, and to ensure your child has the best learning experience possible. For information regarding academics, student life, athletics or other information, please click on the links to the left. We also developed Frequently Asked Questions just for parents to assist you in finding the information you need. We invite your questions and comments, with the goal of continually improving our shared partnership of educating your student.

The resources listed on the left side can help you learn more about the opportunities available to your MMC student. Please remember, if you have any questions about the Mount Marty experience feel free to contact us or email us with a question so we can assist in providing you the correct information or assistance. Thank you for the opportunity to educate your students so they will be true citizens--giving of the heart, mind and spirit to make a better world.