Visit Saint Mary's


Individual Campus Visits Available!

Saint Mary's School offers prospective day and boarding families applying for the 2023-2024 school year the option to visit campus. Individual visits may include touring Saint Mary’s campus, one-to-one meetings with faculty/staff and conversations with current students. Individual day visits can be scheduled Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. 

Every person interested in visiting campus must submit a screening form prior to arriving on campus. Screening forms must be received 24 hours prior to your arrival to campus.  Once approved for campus access by our security and facilities directors, an admission staff member will reach out to you regarding your itinerary and additional arrival details.

Click here to request an individual visit. Visits are not considered confirmed until your screening forms are approved and you hear from a member of the admission staff. You may also contact the Admission Office directly at 919-424-4100 or to schedule your campus visit or for more admission information.

CLICK HERE to schedule a campus visit!

Admission Events

Lower Smedes - Food Court/Snack Bar
INVITATION ONLY: Newly accepted boarding students are invited to an evening social event on Sunday, March 26, 2023, in Smedes-Emory Parlor (Smedes Hall) on the campus of Saint Mary's School. This invitation-only event will feature snacks, games, activities, and fun! There is no cost to attend, but registration is required.
Read More about Special Invitation Newly Admitted Boarding Student Social
Head of School House
INVITATION-ONLY EVENT: Parents and/or guardians of newly accepted day and boarding students are invited to an evening social event with the Head of School on Sunday, March 26, 2023, at the Theo Coonrod Head of School House on the campus of Saint Mary's School. There is no cost to attend, and this invitation-only event will feature cocktails and a light menu. Registration required. (Parents only; no students, please.)
Read More about Special Invitation Newly Admitted Parent Social
Smedes-Emory Parlor
INVITATION-ONLY: Newly accepted families are invited to join us for a celebration of the Saint Mary's experience - like never seen before! This invitation-only event is designed especially with you in mind. Together with other newly-admitted Saints and their parents, you will have a day to remember as you meet your fellow classmates, and for the first time, experience life at 900 Hillsborough Street as a Saint. Join us on Sunday evening as we kick off our celebrations with a parent social event with the Head of School on March 26 at 7 p.m. (optional tour at 6 p.m.). On Monday morning, March 27, we welcome back parents and future students to campus to engage with our faculty, staff, and coaches, see life on our beautiful campus and meet our students. Registration will open on March 10th on admission acceptance day.
Read More about Special Invitation Day

Immerse Yourself! 

There are so many things to learn about Saint Mary's and a visit to campus, virtual or otherwise, is the perfect way to get started. 

Check out our three residence halls, gym, pool, playing fields, theatre, art and dance studios, state-of-the-art library, and more. Saint Mary's campus provides you with all you need. And our downtown location and proximity to the Research Triangle Park enriches your experience with easy in-person and virtual access to renowned museums, theaters, and galleries; international festivals, and conferences; civic and service opportunities and opportunities for you to meet and learn from experts in education, STEM, the arts, and entrepreneurship.

We are an easy drive to the Raleigh-Durham International Airport, making travel to and from our campus a breeze; and hotel accommodations are available throughout the area. Click here for a list of recommended hotels, listed by proximity to Saint Mary's School.


Take a Guided Campus Tour

Experience the spaces on Saint Mary's beautiful, historic 23-acre campus – virtually. Simply click on the numbered videos below and enjoy exploring all Saint Mary’s has to offer. 

Your Tour Guide

Matilda McCard August 2019
Guided Campus Tour Start Here Intro Cover Photo


Saint Mary's School is an independent, college-preparatory, Episcopal boarding and day school for girls in grades 9-12. We admit girls of any race, color, religion, or national or ethnic origin.

Meet us at a School Fair!

ICEF School Fair: Mexico–Colombia Roadshow
February 27 - March 3, 2023
Mexico City & Bogota, Colombia
TABS Western Hemisphere Virtual Boarding School Fair
April 1, 2023 | 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
TABS Online Event
Episcopal Day School Admission Fair
April 13, 2023 | 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
2248 Walton Way, Augusta, GA 30904
The Great American Boarding Event (ZOOM)
April 21, 2023 | 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
for International Consultants to meet SMS Admissions
Schools to Know Fair: Bermuda
April 27, 2023 | 4:00-6:00 p.m.
Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute (BUEI)
40 Crow Lane, Pembroke, Bermuda
Fairfield and Westchester Counties Day/Boarding School Fair: Greenwich, CT
May 10, 2023 | 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
New Canaan Country School
635 Frogtown Road, New Canaan, CT 06840
Schools to Know Fair: Miami, FL
September 19, 2023 | 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.
AC Marriott Miami, 115 SW 8th Street, Miami, FL 33130
Schools to Know Fair: Palm Beach, FL
September 20, 2023 | 4:30-6:30 p.m.
The Ben, 251 N Narcissus Ave, West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Schools to Know Fair: FL West Coast Fair (Naples, FL)
September 21, 2023 | 4:30-6:30 p.m.
Hyatt Regency Coconut Point5001 Coconut Road
Bonita Springs, FL, 34134
2023 Boarding School 360 Fair: Charlotte, NC
September 26, 2023 | 5:00-7:30 p.m.
Charlotte Marriott SouthPark
2200 Rexford Rd, Charlotte, NC 28211

2022-23 Lunch 'N Learn Events

College Counseling
March 2, 2023
Learning Support
February 16, 2023
Student Life
January 12, 2023
Chapel/Episcopal Identity
November 3, 2022
Visual and Performing Arts
September 15, 2022
Understanding the SSAT
September 8, 2022

Contact Us

To learn more about our curriculum, extracurricular activities, and campus calendar, or for more admission information, please contact:

Admission Office

Saint Mary’s School
900 Hillsborough Street
Raleigh, NC 27603-1689

919-424-4122 (Fax #)

See the Visitor Center for information on accommodations, directions to Saint Mary’s School, local attractions, and a guided campus tour.