Orientation: Things to See & Do While You're Here


Things to See

The Rotunda

The Rotunda

From its polished marble floors to its spectacular domed ceiling, the Rotunda, the focal point of Marywood's Liberal Arts Center, is a campus landmark. Finished in 1937 by Roman artist Gonippo Raggi, the historic murals illustrate the history and principles of Christian education. The Hall of Presidents, which displays portraits of all Marywood's presidents, serves as the main entrance to the Rotunda and Liberal Arts Center.

Art Galleries

Art Galleries

Marywood is home to 3 Art Galleries: The Mahady Gallery, the Suraci Gallery, and The Maslow Study Gallery. Exhibitions are often accompanied by artist's illustrated lectures and gallery talks in addition to award presentations, featured displays, special projects, and Artist Lecture Series. Marywood also houses 2 permanent collections of fine and decorative art.

Aquatics Center (Pool)

Aquatics Center (Pool)

Marywood recently opened the brand new state-of-the-art Aquatics Center, located in the Center for Athletics and Wellness.



To date, the Arboretum at Marywood University has 42 species of trees that contain 103 varieties, and a comparable number and variety of shrubs, as well as ornamental grasses, perennial, biennial and annual blooms. Grab a copy of the self-guided all-season walking tour map (PDF) and explore the Arboretum.

Rock Climbing Wall & Fitness Center

Rock Climbing Wall & Fitness Center

Located in the Center for Athletics and Wellness, Marywood's 5,000 square foot Fitness Center boasts a climbing wall, elevated jogging track, aerobics studio and much more!

Things to Do

Game Room

Whether you want to play games or catch your favorite soap, the game room is a great place to relax, meet new people, and find fierce competition. The game room has a Pool Table and Foosball. Sit down at a table and turn on the television while you eat lunch.

Athletics & Recreation - Marywood Pacers

Marywood University is an institution whose academic quality is enhanced by a competitive athletic tradition and a comprehensive recreational program. 16 varsity sports are sponsored, and many intermural and recreation programs are also available. Learn more about our sports & recreation facilities.

Performing Arts

The Sette LaVerghetta Center for the Performing Arts is home to an 1100 seat theatre. Several times a month you can catch a performance here or in the terrace-level Black Box Theatre. All Marywood students have the opportunity to try out for shows along with the University Orchestra, Wind Ensemble, Chamber Singers and several other performing groups.

Events Calendar

The best way to find out what's going on around campus is to check the official event calendar.

Campus Activities & Extra-Curricular Events

The Student Activities Crew (SAC) coordinates extra-curricular events for undergraduate students. Most events are free for Marywood students and have included comedians, hypnotists, music acts, concerts, trivia nights, BINGO, off-campus trips and much more!

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Student Clubs & Organizations

Student Activities & Leadership Development (SALD) offers over 60 extra-curricular registered clubs and organizations. All clubs and organizations are student-run, under the advisement of a faculty or staff member. All registered clubs are open to membership for all Marywood students.


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Marywood Facts

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Orientation Resources

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New Student Survival Guide

A list of information and links that we thought might be helpful to new students.

Dining on Campus

Find out where to eat on campus as well as daily menus, resources, meal plan information and more!