Introducing the New Ancilla College of Marian University


Ancilla College now becomes a part of Marian University

Located in picturesque Plymouth, Indiana, Ancilla College is the newest campus location for Marian University.

Discover challenging academic programs taught by faculty who will help you dig deep and accomplish more than you ever thought possible.

  • Take advantage of learning experiences that go beyond academics like local and global service opportunities.
  • Meet students, alumni, and faculty who are leaders in the community and their professions.
  • Learn about our Franciscan sponsorship values that students of all faiths, creeds, and beliefs can appreciate.
  • Prepare for life after graduation—get the knowledge and skills you need to be a leader in your new career, or continue your education in one of Marian’s 40+ bachelor, graduate, or doctoral degrees.

New Student Orientation

Looking to attend Ancilla College? Your next step is to attend one of our New Student Orientation programs this summer.

During New Student Orientation, you will learn everything you’ll need to know for your transition to college and how to thrive here as a student. You will also register for your first semester of classes and get to know other new students, current students, and staff.

All incoming students are required to attend one NSO program and you have three dates to choose from. We recommend joining us on the earliest date you can.

New Student Orientation programs for students starting classes in August will take place on the following dates:

  • Friday, July 30th, 2021
  • Friday, August 6th, 2021
  • Friday, August 20th, 2021

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Future Students

Join our thriving university community rooted in Catholic Franciscan teachings. Your opportunities at Ancilla College of Marian University are endless-from living on campus to being a collegiate student-athlete. From day one, your professors and advisors will help you create a plan for success at Ancilla and beyond.

Current Students

Welcome to the Marian University family! We are blessed to have you join a long tradition of excellence in education, and are here to ensure your college experience prepares you to graduate as a transformational leader. As you prepare for next academic year, let us know what questions you have.

Get to know MUHUB

MUHUB, your destination for all Registrar, Financial Aid, and Business Office student information. You can now access all of these incredible resources and manage your student-life experience from the convenience of your mobile device. Download the app today, or visit the website. You will need your Marian University login information to set up your account.

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Important Dates

April 19-22: Registration Week for Fall 2021 (Students) (Faculty/Staff)
May 8: Commencement

Registration Resources

Registration resources are available online for students who need to reference information related to the scheduling of academic classes each semester. A variety of options are listed along with instructional videos. Information on this page is updated on a regular basis. Questions regarding registration can be emailed to


Meet the Chancellor

As chancellor, Heidt will be the senior administrator responsible for leading, guiding, and mentoring staff, faculty, and students while providing direction of the campus, including its intercollegiate athletics and extracurricular programs. Heidt will also work with the Marian University provost in leading, planning, and implementing strong programs of excellence across the college. He will focus on enrollment growth, financial strength, and further build partnerships with the greater community in Donaldson, Indiana, and surrounding counties.


The Marian University Promise

This is our promise to you.  Every student who enrolls at Marian University can expect that:

  1. You will be challenged academically, but supported.
  2. You will learn outside the classroom.
  3. You will learn leadership skills.
  4. You will explore your faith.
  5. You will graduate career-ready.

Follow the announcements of Ancilla College of Marian University

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Ancilla College is a liberal arts institution of higher learning sponsored by the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ and is part of The Center at Donaldson. The college’s religious tradition is Roman Catholic; its climate, ecumenical. In a caring environment, Ancilla serves a diverse population, as we transform and empower students to achieve high academic goals, lifelong learning, successful careers and values-centered lives.


Ancilla College, founded in 1937, is a private, Catholic, not-for-profit, two-year college offering over two dozen associate degree programs. Students from 12 states and 15 countries live and learn at Ancilla.

P.O. Box 1, 9601 Union Road, Donaldson, IN, 46513.

Call toll-free: 1.866.ANCILLA (866) 262-4552 or (574) 936-8898.


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