Mount Mercy University is the next step to a brighter future, and we are here to help!

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Our fax number is 319-861-2390.
Our address is 1330 Elmhurst Drive, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402-4797.

Admissions Team

The Mount Mercy University admissions team is here to help you through the college selection process. Please feel free to contact us any time if you have questions! Not sure who your admission counselor is? See below!

Josh D'Amico Josh D'Amico '04
Associate Director of Transfer Recruitment and Admissions

Josh works with:

  • Transfer students with last names N-Z
  • International students
  • Non-degree seeking students
  • Re-admission students (students returning to Mount Mercy)
  • Coe College Exchange students
  • PREP (teaching endorsement) students
Gabriel Hernandez Acosta

Gabriel Hernandez Acosta '16
Admissions Counselor
Hablo Español

Gabriel works with high school students from:

  • Iowa countiesAllamakee, Benton, Black Hawk, Bremer, Buchanan, Butler, Chickasaw, Clayton, Delaware, Dubuque, Fayette, Floyd, Grundy, Howard, Jackson, Jones, Linn, Marshall, Mitchell, Tama, and Winneshiek 
  • Area high schoolsCedar Rapids Washington, Alburnett, and Central City 
  • Wisconsin 
Melissa Pickering

Melissa Pickering
Admissions Counselor
Hablo Español

Melissa works with high school students from:

  • Iowa countiesClinton and Scott 
  • Outside Iowa (except Minnesota and California)
Erik Ryan Erik Ryan '16
Admissions Counselor

Erik works with high school students from:

  • Iowa counties—Adair, Adams, Appanoose, Audubon, Boone, Carroll, Cass, Cedar, Clarke, Crawford, Dallas, Davis, Decatur, Des Moines, Fremont, Greene, Guthrie, Harrison, Henry, Iowa, Jasper, Jefferson, Keokuk, Lee, Louisa, Lucas, Madison, Mahaska, Marion, Mills, Monona, Monroe, Montgomery, Muscatine, Page, Polk, Pottawattamie, Poweshiek, Ringgold, Shelby, Story, Taylor, Union, Van Buren, Warren, Wapello, Washington, and Wayne
  • Area high schools—Cedar Rapids Kennedy, Xavier, Cedar Valley Christian, Center Point-Urbana, Linn-Mar, Lisbon, Marion, Metro, Mt. Vernon, North Linn, Springville, and home schooled students
Rich Reasner

Rich Reasner
Admissions Counselor

Rich works with:

  • Transfer students with last names A-M
  • Minnesota and California high school students
  • PSEO students
  • ACT residual tests
Joseph Slocum

Joe Slocum '12
Director of Admissions

Joe works with high school students from:

  • Iowa counties—Buena Vista, Calhoun, Cerro Gordo, Cherokee, Clay, Dickinson, Emmet, Franklin, Hamilton, Hancock, Hardin, Humboldt, Ida, Kossuth, Lyon, O'Brien, Osceola, Palo Alto, Plymouth, Pocahontas, Sac, Sioux, Webster, Winnebago, Woodbury, Worth, and Wright
  • Area high schools—Cedar Rapids Jefferson and Cedar Rapids Prairie
Tammy Hansen

Tammy Hansen '15
Manager of Admissions Operations 

Tammy works with all the applications that come to MMU!

Bianca Kesselring Bianca Kesselring '17
Campus Visit & Events Coordinator

You'll meet Bianca when you set up your campus visit, as well as Scholarship Day and registration days!

Ryan Puhrmann Ryan Puhrmann
Associate Director of Admissions 

Ryan helps with admissions communications and visit day coordination!
Dr. Terri Snyders Crumley

Dr. Terri Snyders Crumley
Vice President for Enrollment & Marketing

erri leads our team, and you'll meet her at visit days and more!