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Storm Recovery Efforts

The Mount Mercy campus has sustained significant damage from the August 10 derecho wind storm. The campus is closed, and all students and non-essential employees are advised to stay home until further notice. Move-in is delayed, and more information will be available as power and cell service are restored. For updates, please visit the Storm Recovery webpage.

COVID-19 Update | Safe Return to Campus

Mount Mercy is excited to welcome students back to campus this fall. Courses will be offered in-person, hybrid, and online, and masks will be provided and required outside your solitary space. Common areas and classrooms have been configured for social distancing. For more information, visit the Safe Return webpage. NOTE: Storm recovery efforts may impact fall plans. Please check back.

Orientation

Orientation will be held virtually this summer. You will have the opportunity to meet with your advisor, plan your schedule, and register for classes on the dates below. Financial aid staff will be available to answer questions during the orientation days or you can reach them anytime at finaid@mtmercy.edu. We are planning an in-person gathering to meet your incoming class later in July/August and during Mustang Welcome. More information to follow.

Freshman Orientation & Registration

Next steps:

1. Sign up for an orientation date below.

  • Thursday, August 6

RSVP


2. Prior to orientation, please send us your final high school transcript and any college credit or AP, CLEB, or IB classes.

3. Review the virtual orientation information below.

4. The virtual orientation schedule is:

  • 10:00 AM-3:00 PM: Individual Advising Appointments
  • 3:00-3:30 PM: Financial Services Q&A
  • 3:30-4:00 PM: Residence Life/Housing Q&A

5. An email with specifics regarding your advisor and advising time will be sent via email along with Zoom links for the Financial Services and Residence Life Q&A sessions.

Transfer Orientation & Registration

Next steps:

1. Sign up for an orientation date below.

  • Thursday, August 6

RSVP


2. Prior to orientation, please send us your final college transcripts.

3. Review the virtual orientation information below.

4. An email with specifics regarding your advisor and advising time will be sent via email.

Questions? Contact your admissions counselor.

Virtual Orientation

Your steps to becoming a Mustang:

  1. Watch videos below.
  2. Check class options on MyMountMercy or the course schedule.
  3. Your advisor will reach out to you directly to plan your schedule at MMU and register you for classes.
  4. Once registered, visit Brightspace for your course syllabi and required textbooks (may take up to 48 hours post registration for classes to appear).
  5. Update your emergency contact info in the profile under myMountMercy.
  6. Check your MMU email for the student financial responsibility agreement, and sign prior to the start of classes.
  7. Be sure to sign and return financial aid documentation and check out the video below.
  8. Once on campus, stop by the information desk to get your ID.
  9. Fill out your parking permit information (live in August for next academic year) and pick up at the information desk.
  10. Start classes!

What's Needed

  • Deposit: If you haven't already submitted your $200 deposit, please bring it with you at this time. You won't able to register for classes until Mount Mercy has received your deposit. Please speak with your admission counselor if you have any questions about the deposit.

  • Photo ID: A photo ID is required before you're issued a university ID. 

  • Immunization forms: Students must have an immunization form on file with the Health Services office before starting classes.

  • Housing application/exemption: If you haven't already submitted your housing application, you can do it at this time. 

  • Financial aid forms: This step is important so we know you've accepted your aid. 

  • Student-athlete forms: The physical exam form, bio form, and other documents are available on the Mount Mercy Mustangs website under Inside Athletics.

University ID

All Mount Mercy students must obtain a university photo ID. New students can do this when registering for classes. Replacement IDs have a fee of $15. The ID center is located at the Information Desk in the University Center. The student ID is used in the following ways:

  • Laundry for residential students
  • Building and elevator access for Regina and McAuley residents
  • Meal plans
  • Library check-outs
  • Printing in computer labs
  • Charging purchases from dining services, Campus Store, or Information Desk to your student account