Iowa Sex Offender Registry

All Mount Mercy University students and employees are advised of Iowa Code, Section 692A.3A which "provides that a person required to register under the Iowa Sex Offender Registry law who is a full-time or part-time student or is employed on a part-time or full-time basis at an institution of higher education must register with the sheriff of the county in which the institution is located and provide the sheriff with the name of the institution.

The person must register with the sheriff within five days of becoming a student or becoming employed at the institution.

The Mount Mercy community is advised in compliance with the Cleary Act (20 U.S.C. Section 1092(f)(1)(E), that the Iowa Sex Offender Registry is available at

Additionally, in that the Mount Mercy campus property lies in legal proximity to elementary and middle schools and under provisions of Iowa Code 692A.3A, Mount Mercy will not offer residency nor permit occupancy to those listed on the Iowa Sex Offender Registry.

Any student arrested, charged or convicted of any state or federal law may be subject to immediate housing contract cancellation or suspension of college registration.