Campus Life

Saint Mary’s is reinventing student experiences, services, and programs to ensure your health and safety.

Clubs & Organizations

Student Life Departments are preparing for virtual programs to offer to students.  All services and office hours offered will follow the guidance and modifications of participation based on regulations from the state, county, and College leadership. Visit department websites for specific changes and requirements. 

 

Diversity, Equity & Community Engagement

Programs will continue to provide services virtually. We are preparing to alter planning to meet the needs of the community in our current climate. Visit each center website for new updates, office hours, and program details.

 

Faith, Service & Spirituality

The team is planning for various virtual landscapes in which we will be engaging with our community.  The Chapel and Interfaith Sacred Space remain open to those who live and work on campus. Please check program websites for up to date details.

 

Gael Athletics

Saint Mary’s College’s Division I athletics programs have been allowed to move forward by the NCAA, state and county guidelines to return to practice this fall and begin competition this winter. All teams must follow the Collegiate Athletics guidelines put forward by the state of California and must follow NCAA and WCC regulations.

Guidelines & Protocol

Saint Mary’s student-athletes will have to follow strict medical guidelines and a specific protocol to support participants’ health and well-being and will be supervised by Saint Mary’s sports medicine staff.

For competitions, student-athletes must test three-times per week and are required daily health screenings. As of Nov. 25, only men’s and women’s basketball will be competing in games. On Jan. 3, all student-athletes will return to campus and once again go through Covid-19 tests before being cleared to participate in practice. Saint Mary’s will continue to follow NCAA, state, and county guidelines for practices at Saint Mary’s College, which includes weekly testing. No decision on spring sports competitions has been made at this time by the NCAA and WCC.

While competing in practice and competitions, student-athletes remain grouped into pods within their team to help with safety precautions. Extra safety cleaning and precautions have been added by up the athletic department to make sure all of the campus is safe during this time.

Visit SMCgaels.com for up-to-date information.

 

Health and Wellness

Health Services will be available thru appointments by virtual, phone, or in person. Please check individual websites for specific changes and up to date requirements. 

 

 

Student Connection & Safety

Student Connection resources will still be available for students.  Public Safety will continue to operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with current services. Visit connection webpages specific changes and requirements.