Student Life Departments

Services and Programs

Dr. Mary Jo Gunning
Dr. Mary Jo Gunning

Athletics and Recreation

The Director of Athletics and Recreation and staff administer all aspects of the intercollegiate athletics and recreation activities that are integral aspects of the educational program. Marywood's 19 sports teams compete in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division III, Colonial States Athletic Conference (CSAC) and the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC). A variety of intramural and club sports, wellness classes, and fitness activities also are offered.

Counseling/Student Development Center

The Director of the Counseling/Student Development Center and staff assist students with many challenges, changes and choices. Services ranging from assistance with decision-making, time management and study skills to counseling and therapy regarding serious psychological issues are provided by the professional staff and supervised graduate student interns. Counseling to help with developmental issues related to academic and personal growth is offered, as are support groups and group sessions on topics important in the student community.

Housing and Residence Life

The Director of Housing and Residence Life and staff provide a variety of services and activities that provide a stimulating and rewarding living and learning environment for resident students. These services include cultural, educational, spiritual, recreational and social programs; together they form the basis of a residential community that contributes to the residents' academic and personal development.

Student Activities and Leadership Development

The Director of Student Activities and Leadership Development and staff coordinates activities to increase students' personal, social, and cultural development. Student Activities are focused on leadership skills and the ability to work both independently and collaboratively.

Student Health Services

The Director of Student Health Services and staff members are committed to a comprehensive wellness philosophy. Primary care (assessment and treatment) and referrals to community physicians and campus and community resources for health education and counseling are provided. Medical services, health information, and counseling also are available. The Director of Student Health Services also is the primary contact for students regarding the University's health insurance requirement.