Student Services & Support: Adult Undergraduate Students

Welcome to the School of Professional Programs where we are dedicated to serving the specific needs of the adult student in higher education.  The first step to academic success is having the right tools to guide you through your experience.



User Account

Given to every Marist Student, it will allow access to all online services as well registration and billing.  
Foxmail The Marist email system.  Every student is given an email account where important campus information will be communicated.  It is the responsibility of every student to check this email regularly.
iLearn Stands for Innovative Learning Environment And Research Network, it is a web-based "collaborative learning environment" built to support different types of instruction (fully online, hybrid, face-to-face).  Provides a range of communication and information management tools designed to facilitate interactions with project materials, your instructor and peers. 
Help Desk The point of contact between students, faculty and staff with the Information Technology Department.  Can help assist with questions about iLearn, Foxmail, account problems and other technical difficulties. 
Library Contains materials in a variety of formats and has librarians available for one-on-one sessions to help students better understand how to access all the resources on the shelves and the internet.  
Career Services  
Collaborates with the college community and external partners to prepare students for career success.  Can help with resume writing, internship placement and graduate school.  Career courses for credit also offered.
Accommodations and Accessibility Provides individualized support to students with disabilities to ensure access to a complete education.
Academic Learning Center Provides academic support with specialized courses, tutoring programs and academic counseling.
Health Services Provides leadership and advocacy in support of a healthy college community.  Verifies immunization records for all students.
Computer Labs Computer labs are available at the Poughkeepsie campus.  Equipped with the latest software such a Microsoft Office, students can access the internet, iLearn and Foxmail as well as print documents.  Search for a lab on campus based on your needs. 
Photocopying Photocopying and other print jobs are provided by the Digital Publications Center located on main campus for a fee.  
Media Center Responsible for the support of audio / video / visual instructional technologies.  Providing multimedia support for classes, students can reserve equipment for classroom projects and presentations. 

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How Do I ...

Get my Marist account

New students have their account information sent to them upon admission to the college.  It is needed to access all of our online services such as online course platforms, schedules, course registration and bill pay to name a few.  If you have misplaced your account information contact the Help Desk at 845-575-HELP (4357).

Get an ID card  

Through the Marist Card Office which is located in Donnelly Hall.  Students must be registered for classes in order to receive an ID card.
Get my Text Books The Marist Barnes & Noble Bookstore has regular hours Monday - Friday as well as 24 hour online book ordering service.  Students will need their class schedule. Online orders can be delivered to your home or other convenient place of delivery.
Get a Parking Permit Parking permits are needed to park on the main campus in Poughkeepsie.  Students must be registered for classes and apply for a parking permit online through the Office of Safety & Security.  Permits are free and need to be renewed every year.
Reset my password It is important to not lose or share your password with anyone as it gives access to all personal student records and account information.  Contact the Help Desk to reset your password.

Snow Closing Information

Snow closings are posted on the main web page, as well as local radio and news stations.  A weather hot-line is also updated at the college at 845-575-5500. 
Immunization Records

Immunization to Measles. Mumps and Rubella (MMR) are required of all students.  Records must be submitted to the college and approved through the Office of Health Services.


Apply for Readmission

Any previously matriculated undergraduate adult student that has not earned a degree and has not been actively registered in classes for 2 or more years must apply for readmission to the college through the Office of the Registrar.

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Honors & Awards

Alpha Sigma Lambda Non-traditional undergraduate student honor society.  The Marist College Gamma Eta chapter was established in 1982.
Award for Excellence in Professional Studies This award is made annually to the student who demonstrates high academic achievement in his or her academic endeavors in the Professional Studies program.
Spirit of Adult Education Award Adult students are often required to juggle their academic studies, family responsibilities, careers, and community involvement.  This award is made annually to the Professional Studies student who serves as a strong role model for adult students.

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