Life On and Off Campus

Your new home

Welcome to your new adventure. Marian University will quickly feel like home, whether you are an undergraduate or graduate student. Get to know your new community—there are many opportunities to get involved in campus life.

First year programs | SOAR (undergraduate student orientation, advising, and registration) | Housing | Dining | Campus safety | Fitness center | Transportation

Living in Indianapolis

Welcome to the wonderful city of Indianapolis, where arts and culture are abundant and there is never a dull moment. From big-league teams like the Indianapolis Colts, Pacers, and the Indianapolis Indians to the Indianapolis 500, when it comes to fun, exciting activities, the city of Indianapolis has a lot to offer.

Downtown Indianapolis | Indy night life | Shopping | SportsRecreation I Transportation

Transportation in and around Indianapolis is available through the IndyGo bus system as well as taxis, Uber, and Lyft.

Your roadmap to success at Marian

Throughout your time at Marian University, you will have the opportunity to engage in many activities and practices that will help you to be a successful student as well as prepare you for professional life after graduation. Some international students were surprised that expectations of college success for U.S. higher education students involved more than excellent grades. The undergraduate international student roadmap to achieving academic and career success provides a guide of important to-dos throughout your time at Marian that will set you on the course for success.

We are here to help

You will discover countless things to see, do, and learn in college. At Marian University, we care about your personal wellness and academic success. Take advantage of our free, professional support services! Our faculty and staff are here to help you succeed.

Academic advising | Tutoring and support | Health and wellness | Campus ministry | The Exchange | Alumni

The arts at Marian

Opportunities to enjoy and participate in creativity, performances, exhibitions, and scholarship in the arts are everywhere at Marian University. 

Visual arts | Department of Music | Marian University Theatre

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Varsity and intramural athletics

Marian University is home to the MU Knights. With an array of sports to play and watch, we offer a sport that will fit your liking!

MU Knights | Intramural sports

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