Office of the Registrar

The University of Mary Office of the Registrar supports students in achieving their educational goals. This is done primarily through scheduling, registration, recordkeeping and reporting academic information.


The registrar’s office created this page to provide a variety of links to forms and websites that can be helpful whether you are a high school student or U-Mary student about to graduate, transfer student or service member/veteran, parent or helpful family member.


If you have questions, please contact the office at 701-355-8080 or
Office hours are Monday–Friday, 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Academic Policies

Key Resources
  • University of Mary Catalog – this publication details valuable information including course descriptions and major requirements. It also includes a multitude of academic policies, found under the Academic Life pages.
  • FERPA Release Form – the federal Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act protects the privacy of a student’s educational records. Students and parents should make themselves informed of this law. The release form can be found under the Student tab, Academic Information, then Academic Policies & Forms.

Policies for Testing


Policies for Testing

The University of Mary offers students several options to “test out” of classes and earn credit for their knowledge:

  • AP Exams
  • CLEP
  • DSST

For details on which tests are accepted, minimum score requirements, and transfer equivalencies, see the Transfer Credit section of the Registrar homepage ( 

Study Abroad! U-Mary's Rome Campus

The University of Mary’s home in the Eternal City is a clean, comfortable guesthouse in the quiet Roman neighborhood of Monteverde Nuovo. Surrounded by beautifully landscaped gardens, the campus integrates history with modern technology. All rooms have a private bathroom/shower and high-speed internet is available. Study areas, a library, outdoor recreation grounds, classroom space, and a chapel are on-site. The campus is 20 minutes from the Vatican and the cobblestones of downtown Rome.

An opportunity like none other...

·         A semester or a 5-week program studying in the "Eternal City" – Rome, Italy!

·         Tuition, room and board cost the same as if you were still on the Bismarck campus. Buy your plane ticket and go!

·         A home to call your own in a quiet neighborhood, just 20 minutes from Saint Peter's Square.

·         A program that integrates academics, faith, and community.
So what are you waiting for? Andiamo!

Pope Greets University of Mary Students

International Student Admission

The University of Mary welcomes applications from international students. Please see the information pertinent to international student admission in the current UMary catalog, available at

Academic Information

Academic Forms

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Before completing this form, review the Academic Amnesty policy found under the Academic Life - General Policies section of the Academic Catalog, to determine if you are eligible to apply for amnesty.


Academic Policies

Other Useful Links

Other links that students, parents, and alumni might find useful include:

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U-Mary Deployment and Veterans Information

The University of Mary is proud to help veterans advance their careers after serving our country and is a full participant in the Post 9/11 G.I. Bill Yellow Ribbon Program.

Deployment Policy

The University of Mary has policies and procedures in place to support our students as they are called to active duty. You can review the Deployment Policy in the University Catalog ( The Deployment Policy is found in the "Academic Life: General Policies" section of the Catalog.
The following links may be helpful to veterans:



·         Financial assistance: military/veterans information


The U-Mary certifying official for veterans benefits is Laura Murphy in the Office for Military Student Services. She can be contacted at