Information for Accepted Undergraduate Students at Gwynedd Mercy University
Congratulations! You’ve been accepted to Gwynedd Mercy University.
Follow these simple steps to become a Gwynedd Mercy University student:
Submit a tuition deposit of $125 ($500 if you have been accepted to our weekend nursing program) by May 1, 2016 for Fall 2016 applicants. For Spring 2016 applicants, your deposit is due within three weeks of your acceptance. 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
Information Session and Campus Tour:
Monday through Friday 11 a.m. — Register for an information session/campus tour.
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday 2:30 p.m. — Register for a campus tour.
Saturday Visit Program:
Select Saturdays available by request — Call 215-542-4609 or email email@example.com for an appointment.
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 2016 applicants before May 1, 2016 will receive priority consideration.
Housing Applications & Agreements- Fall and Spring 2016
If you plan to apply for financial aid you should complete the 2015-2016 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as soon as possible after your acceptance. It is helpful to have your 2014 Federal Tax Return completed before completing the FAFSA. If this is not possible, provide your best estimate of 2014 financial data.
The completed application should be submitted to the Financial Aid Office, 1325 Sumneytown Pike, P.O. Box 901, Gwynedd Valley, PA 19437-9923. Gwynedd Mercy’s priority filing date is March 15, 2014. Applications are, however, received on a rolling basis.
If you plan to apply for financial aid you should complete the 2016-2017 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as soon as possible after January 1, 2016. It is helpful to have your 2015 Federal Tax Return completed before completing the FAFSA. If this is not possible, provide your best estimate of 2015 financial data.
The completed application should be submitted to the Financial Aid Office, 1325 Sumneytown Pike, P.O. Box 901, Gwynedd Valley, PA 19437-9923. Gwynedd Mercy’s priority filing date is March 15, 2016. Applications are, however, received on a rolling basis.
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 un-timed. 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.
Students are exempt from taking the respective placement exam if they meet one of the following exemptions:
1. A score of three or above on the Princeton Advanced Placement Test in English and/or mathematics (Calculus or Statistics);
2. A score of at least 650 in the critical reading and/or mathematics sections of the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) OR a score of 29 or higher on the English or mathematics ACT test;
3. Transfer credits for college-level English composition or college-level mathematics courses (earned grade of C or better) through the official acceptance of transfer credits by the Registrar’s Office at Gwynedd Mercy University.
If you have any questions, contact Stephanie Alderfer, Assistant Director, Academic Resource Center at 267-448-1347 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com for more information.
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
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
Submit your completed health form as soon as possible for Spring 2016 applicants and no sooner than April 1 for Fall 2016 applicants (Required of full-time students only). Find more information on our Health & Wellness Center page.
Attend New Student Orientation to become acclimated to Gwynedd Mercy University.