College of Saint Mary offers an innovative residential living option in Madonna Hall for undergraduate single mothers and their children, the Mothers Living & Learning program. This on-campus residential housing program allows the student to pursue a college degree full-time while living on campus with her one or two children, consistent with CSM’s long tradition that focuses on the intellectual, spiritual, and personal development of women. For more information, please contact the Director of Residence Life at extension 2483. All interested students must be accepted to CSM prior to interviewing for the Mothers Living & Learning program. Please contact Enrollment at extension 2355.
The Assistant Dean of Student Support Services/Student Parent Success provides resources for students who are parents and trying to balance their educational responsibilities with their role as a parent. This position provides students with encouragement, support, and connections to resources in the community. Life skills workshops and one-on-one support are available, as well as a one credit class (IDS160: The Successful Single Mother) which provides single student parents with resources and connections to other students who have similar challenges.