Jul 18, 2018  
2017-2018 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog

Student Services

Academic Advising & Success Center

Location: BP John Administration Building second floor, south
Contact: 503.534.4050; 1.800.634.9982, ext. 4050; advisingcenter@marylhurst.edu

The Advising Center provides a centralized location to assist you with any questions you may have about degree planning, university policies and procedures, course selection, referral to specialized services, and to help troubleshoot any academic difficulties you may encounter. You can drop in during posted hours or schedule an in-person or phone appointment.

The Advising Center is also where students can take the writing and math placement exams. Appointments are required to take the placement exams which are proctored by an Academic Adviser. Contact the Advising Center to make an appointment. Additionally, the Advising Center can assist you in being a successful student through Academic Coaching. Academic Coaches can help you improve skills in time management, study strategies, goal setting, and more. Just contact the Advising Center for more information and to set up an appointment.

Campus Ministry

Location: Marian Hall, Room 202
Contact: 503.534.4066; campmin@marylhurst.edu

The Campus Ministry Office is a Catholic ministry supporting individual spiritual growth among people of all faiths. We offer opportunities for prayer and ritual, spiritual guidance, ecumenical and interfaith dialog, community service and outreach. Campus Ministry seeks innovative ways to provide spiritual guidance to adult and nontraditional students, whether they are on campus or online, and reach out to spiritual and secular communities alike to encourage healing and peace.

Campus Safety

Location: BP John Administration Bldg., ground floor north
Contact: 503.699.6262; maint@marylhurst.edu

Marylhurst University works to ensure the physical safety of students, faculty, and staff. In an emergency, dial 911 (or 9-911 if calling from a campus phone). If you aren’t sure if it is an emergency, call Campus Security at 503.534.7000, or notify the Receptionist in the BP John Administration building. 

Campus Store (The Cup & Crow)

Location: Clark Commons
Contact: 503.699.6245; bookstore@marylhurst.edu

The Campus Store website provides a link for ordering textbooks online. Check out the website for information on other services such as textbook buyback and textbook rentals. Additionally, there are many other services such as café offerings including espresso, hot and cold drinks, fresh grab-and-go meals from a local delicatessen, and a wide variety of snacks. WiFi is available as well as office and art supplies, and Marylhurst merchandise. Visit the bookstore on campus in the Clark Commons building, or shop online to purchase merchandise as well as textbooks. Items may be ordered for pick up at the store, or shipped to your home. 

Disability Services

Location: BP John Administration Building
Contact: 503.534.4073; 1.800.634.9982, ext. 4073; Secure Fax: 503. 697-5596; adaservices@marylhurst.edu

The Disability Services Office is committed to ensuring that students with disabilities have equal, effective and meaningful access to all programs, resources and services at Marylhurst University. Our goal is to collaborate with students to identify, reduce, or eliminate barriers to obtaining education within the most integrated settings possible. You are eligible for support if you have a disability that qualifies you for consideration under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. Accommodations are individualized and determined based on recommendations from your health care provider and in cooperation with you, with respect to your specific needs. Some examples of accommodations include: note-taking assistance, extended time for testing, books in alternative formats, interpreters, ergonomic furniture and the use of assistance technology. 

Financial Aid and Scholarships

Location: BP John Administration Bldg., second floor south
Contact: 503.699.6253; finaid@marylhurst.edu

The Office of Financial Aid handles all matters pertaining to financial assistance, including grants, scholarships, loans, and student employment. The Free Federal Application for Student Aid (FAFSA) is accepted anytime throughout the school year although some funds are limited and early applicants are given priority for these funds. The FAFSA is available online at www.FAFSA.ed.gov. Financial Aid counselors are available to assist you in applying for scholarships and financial aid and understanding your award. 

Information Technology Services (ITS) Help Desk

Location: Shoen Library, Third Floor
Contact: 503.699.6318; helpdesk@marylhurst.edu

Technology supports many facets of your Marylhurst experience. The ITS Help Desk is your one-stop shop for technology questions.


Location: Shoen Library
Contact: 503.699.6261; library@marylhurst.edu

Shoen Library is the center for learning and scholarship for you at Marylhurst. The library includes study rooms, comfortable lounges, an art gallery, computer labs with PCs and Macs, a practice presentation room and a media viewing area, wireless access to the Internet for your personal computer, and both black and white and color copiers. Laptops are available for check out.

Math Resource Center

Location: Shoen Library, ground floor
Contact: 503.534.4046; math@marylhurst.edu

The Math Resource Center is a free, on-campus service to undergraduate students who need assistance sharpening math skills. Tutors are available to give face-to-face help to those might benefit from more practice, seeing a problem from a different point of view or reviewing concepts from the text or course. Call or email to make an appointment.

Service Program

Location: Marian Hall 202
Contact: 503.534.4066; 800.634.9982, ext. 4066; serviceprogram@marylhurst.edu

Coordinated by the Office of Mission Integration, the Service Program partners with members of the Marylhurst community interested in volunteer service with local agencies and facilitates opportunities for reflection on service. Periodic service projects may be arranged for people interested in offering a day of service. For information on service learning as part of your academic program, contact the chair of your department or your academic adviser for information.

Student Accounts

Location: BP John Administration Bldg., second floor south
Contact: 503.699.6278; cashier@marylhurst.edu

The Office of Student Accounts handles payments to and refunds from student accounts. Payment options include financial aid, scholarships, cash, personal check, bank debit card, major credit card, monthly installments through a payment plan provider, or third-party billing (financial guarantee or voucher from an employer/benefit agency required). 

Student ID Cards

Location: Shoen Library
Contact: ITS Help Desk 503.699.6318

Student ID cards are used for identification and serve as your Shoen Library card. To obtain a free student ID card, bring a valid form of photo identification, such as a driver’s license, to Shoen LIbrary. Your photograph will be taken and the card will be printed while you wait. Distance students may send an email from their official Marylhurst account to helpdesk@marylhurst.edu and request an ID card without a photo to be sent by U.S. mail. 

Student Organizations & Student Leadership Council

Contact: studentleadership@marylhurst.edu

Students bring to campus a variety of interests. Everyone is encouraged to form and join organizations which promote common student interests and support the Marylhurst mission. You are also encouraged to participate in the Student Leadership Council (SLC), the student leadership organization at Marylhurst University. The SLC represents student voices in all issues of importance in the decision-making process of Marylhurst University; supports student organizations and activities with recognition, funding, planning and sponsorship; promotes and supports student engagement through self-perpetuation and modeling.

Veteran Services

Location: Advising Center, BP John Admin. Bldg., second floor, south
Contact: 503.534.4081; 1.800.634.9982, ext. 4081; veteranservices@marylhurst.edu

Marylhurst University thanks veterans for your service to our country and are pleased to welcome you as valued members of our learning community. Questions regarding federal and local veterans’ benefits, including the Marylhurst University Military Service Scholarship, are handled by our veteran services adviser. Call or email for an appointment or just drop in. For more information, visit the Veteran Resources page on the university website. 

Writing Center

Location: Shoen Library, ground floor
Contact: 503.699.6277; writing@marylhurst.edu

The Marylhurst Writing Center is available free of charge to students, faculty, and staff. Writing assistants provide feedback from a reader’s point of view to help writer flesh out ideas, fine-tune concepts, and develop strategies for organizing, editing, and proofreading your work. The Writing Center also has resources available, including the most recent updates to MLA and APA styles, on its page on My Marylhurst.