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Information for Accepted Undergraduate Students at Gwynedd Mercy University

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Congratulations! You’ve been accepted to Gwynedd Mercy University.

 

Follow these simple steps to become a Gwynedd Mercy University student:

Deposit

Visit the Campus

Check Out Our Housing

Apply for Financial Aid - Fall 2014 Instructions

Take Your Placement Assessment

Register for Classes

Obtain your Student ID Card

Obtain your Parking Pass

Complete Your Health Form

Attend New Student Orientation

 

Deposit

Submit a tuition deposit of $125 ($500 if you have been accepted to our weekend nursing program) by May 1, 2014 for Fall 2014 applicants. If you are interested in on-campus housing, an additional $250 housing deposit must be submitted.

Please mail deposits to:
Office of Admissions
Gwynedd Mercy University
1325 Sumneytown Pike
P.O. Box 901
Gwynedd Valley, PA 19437

Visit the Campus

Information Session and Campus Tour:
Monday through Friday 11 a.m. — Register for an information session/campus tour.

Campus Tour:
Monday through Thursday 2:30 p.m. — Register for a campus tour.

Meet with an Admissions Counselor:
Available by request — Call 215-641-5514 or email admissions@gmercyu.edu for an appointment.

Saturday Visit Program:
Select Saturdays available by request — Call 215-641-5514 or email admissions@gmercyu.edu for an appointment.

Check Out Our Housing

An information packet on housing will be sent soon after you receive your acceptance letter, but below are the application, contract, and quiet lifestyle agreement. Housing applications received from Fall 2014 applicants before May 1, 2014 will receive priority consideration.

Housing Applications & Agreements- Fall 2014

Housing Application - New and Transfer Students 14-15

Residence Hall Contract 2014-2015

Quiet Lifestyle Agreement 2014-2015

Apply for Financial Aid - Fall 2014 Instructions

If you plan to apply for financial aid you should complete the 2014-2015 Free
Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as soon as possible after January 1, 2014. It is helpful to have your 2013 Federal Tax Return completed before completing the FAFSA. If this is not possible, provide your best estimate of 2013 financial data.

The FAFSA may be completed online at www.fafsa.gov . Gwynedd Mercy University ’s Financial Aid Application is found here.

The completed application should be submitted to the Financial Aid Office, 1325 Sumneytown Pike, P.O. Box 901, Gwynedd Valley, PA 19437-0901. Gwynedd-Mercy’s priority filing date is March 15, 2014. Applications are, however, received on a rolling basis.

Take Your Placement Assessment

As part of the admissions process you must take an English and math placement assessment before you can register for classes. The results of the test will assist you and your advisor in scheduling and registering for required English and math classes. The English and math placement assessments are untimed. Students with documented disabilities who need accommodations, other than extended-time, should make their needs known to the ARC staff at least a week in advance of the placement test. Ear plugs are available upon request.

You do not need to take the English Placement Assessment if you:

  • Attained a score of at least three (3) on the Advanced Placement English exam in high school, or

  • Received an SAT critical reading score of 650 or more, or

  • Successfully completed a College English course (with a grade C or better)

You do not need to take the Math Placement Assessment if you:

  • Attained a score of at least three (3) on the Advanced Placement calculus or statistics exams in high school, or

  • Received an SAT math score of 650 or more, or

  • Successfully completed a college level math course (with a grade C or better)

If you have any questions, contact Stephanie Alderfer, Assistant Director, Academic Resource Center at 267-448-1347 or alderfer.s@gmercyu.edu.

Register for your placement assessment.

Register for Classes

If you are a Spring applicant, the process will begin in November. If you are a Fall applicant, the process will begin after April 1. You may contact the Admissions Office at 215-641-5510 or admissions@gmercyu.edu for more information.

Obtain your Student ID Card

Students are required to have a Student ID Card. Photos are taken at the Campbell Solution Center any time Monday - Thursday, 8 a.m. - 6 p.m., or Friday, 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. If you are on campus feel free to stop by to have your picture taken and avoid the lines the first week of the semester. Questions can be directed to the Campbell Solution Center at 215-641-5595 or by CampbellSolutionCenter@gmercyu.edu

Obtain your Parking Pass

Any student who parks a car on campus must purchase a hangtag parking decal . Parking decals can be purchased at the Campbell Solution Center. Parking hangtags cost $45 for Commuter Students and $75 for Resident Students for the academic year.

The parking form is obtained through the Campbell Solution Center

Questions can be directed to the Campbell Hall Solution Center at 215-641-5595 or at CampbellSolutionCenter@gmercyu.edu

Complete Your Health Form

Submit your completed health form as soon as possible for Spring 2014 applicants and no sooner than April 1 for Fall 2014 applicants (Required of full-time students only). Find more information on our Health & Wellness Center page.

Attend New Student Orientation

Attend New Student Orientation to become acclimated to Gwynedd Mercy University. Orientation is held from Thursday, August 21,2014 to Sunday, August 24, 2014.