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STUDENT HEALTH INSURANCE - For students beginning in January 2015 ONLY
Quick Facts
Waiver Request Form (Read Quick Facts information prior to completing waiver request.)
Additional questions may be directed to james_harter@mercy.com

 

NOW OFFERING: Mercy Fitness Center Tours 
Mercy College Fitness Center (2nd Floor, Jefferson Building)
February 3, 10:30 - 11:30 AM
March 10, 10:30 - 11:30 AM
April 7, 10:30 - 11:30 AM
Mercy St. Vincent Fitness Center (1st Floor, Outside Rehab Department)
February 5, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
March 12, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
April 9, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

 

INSIDE MERCY COLLEGE - Student Weekly Email
FALL OPEN HOUSE ON SATURDAY, JANUARY 31, 2015 – VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
It’s that time again for our Winter Open House scheduled for Saturday, January 31, 2015 from 10am to 12pm in Rooms 3302/3304. Volunteers are needed to help show prospective students the great benefits of attending Mercy College. Areas for volunteering include:
Escort/Madison Lobby: Take prospective students and their families to Rooms 3302/3304.
Tour Guides/Room 3302: Take prospective students and their families on a tour of the College.
Floater/Runner: Serve as a runner between the Madison Reception Desk and Rooms 3302/3304.
Tear Down Crew: Dismantle Rooms 3302/3304. 
Please contact Molly McHugh at molly.mchugh@mercycollege.edu or (419) 251-8999 if you are interested in volunteering.
 
MERCY COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS
The financial aid department would like to remind all students that the Mercy College Scholarship Application deadline is February 28, 2015. You can complete your application on-line here. Remember to check out the scholarship checklist to assist you with the application process. You only have to complete one application to be considered. The scholarships are for fall 2015. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the financial aid office at financialaid@mercycollege.edu or 419-251-1219.
 
FAFSA RENEWAL REMINDER
This is to remind you that if you have not already applied for federal student aid for the 2015-2016 school year, you can do so now using FAFSA on the Web. Go to www.fafsa.gov, select "Login" to log in and you will be given the option to complete a FAFSA Renewal that has much of your application data from last year.
You will need your Federal Student Aid PIN to access your 2015-2016 FAFSA on the Web application. If you have forgotten your PIN, you can request a duplicate once you login.
If you have questions about your FAFSA, online help is available. Visit www.fafsa.gov and click the "Help" feature on the FAFSA home page for answers to frequently asked questions and for additional information about the FAFSA process.
 
IT'S COMING!!
Less than 4 weeks from now, something begins.
Hint: a time for growth and spiritual encouragement.
Stay tuned!!
 
SUMMER CONFERENCE - INTERESTED?
Seeking direction for your life? Wondering what God has to say to you? Interested in ministry?
Join other young adults (ages 18-30) who are also feeling called to a life of service in the Church. The Catholics on Call Summer Conference (August 4-8, 2015 in Chicago) may be for you! The fee is only $100. See Sister Sally in Campus Ministry for more details.
 
1098-T FORMS NOW AVAILABLE
The 2014 1098-T forms are now available. You will need to use this tax form if you are claiming your educational expenses as a deduction on your 2014 taxes. The 1098-T is available on the web on your Empower account. Once you have logged in, click on the Financials tab, then click on the Student Billing tab and choose the link to the 1098-T form. Paper copies will also be mailed to your home address on or before January 31, 2015.
Please contact the Business Office if you have any questions regarding the information on your 1098-T form at 419-251-1726 or email diane.rahn@mercycollege.edu. Please note that Mercy College cannot answer tax questions. Please consult your tax advisor for advice on how to account for education related expenses for 2014.

CAP AND GOWN ORDERING FOR COMMENCEMENT
Graduates,
If you are participating in the Toledo and Youngstown commencement ceremonies, it’s time to order your cap and gown!
Online ordering opened January 26, 2015. Go to Jostens.com to get started. Detailed instructions have been emailed to you, or you can find instructions on the Mercy College website here.
 
A list of important dates are below:
Online ordering start date: 1/26/2015
Last day to order online: 3/7/2015
Student pickup in Student Records/Darnell’s office: 4/15/2015
 
Remember: there are no additional fees to order your cap and gown, unless you order after March 7, 2015. The caps and gowns come in a pre-set package, you are not able to order single items.
Feel free to contact me, or anyone in Student Records, if you have any questions.
Lisa Rockwell
 
REMINDER: NSNA OFFICER ELECTIONS!
It is time to celebrate the past and elect the future officers for NSNA. Nominations are being accepted and encouraged for officers for Spring 2015-Spring 2016. If you would like to include someone on the ballot (or nominate yourself) please use the form here. Last day for nomination is February 8, 2015.
Elections of new officers will be at the next NSNA meeting, Monday, February 9, 2015. The meeting will be 3-4PM in the Student Organization Room, 5th floor Madison.
 
REMINDER: SUPER SOUP OFF!
NSNA is sponsoring their annual soup off, Tuesday, January 27, 11:30 AM-1:15 PM in Rm. 3302. Soup sampling, a bowl of your favorite soup, bread & cracker, cookie and beverage for only $5. Join us for lunch and vote for your favorite. The faculty and staff will be presenting their best crockpots of soup! Come join us for the passing of the "Golden Ladle."
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