GMercyU Accepted Student

Register for Accepted Students Day!

Accepted Students

You did it. You’re in! We are so excited to welcome you to the GMercyU community. But we’re even more excited to see what happens next. Once you confirm your acceptance, that’s when the fun really starts…

As Soon As Possible

1. Submit your acceptance deposit

All we need to confirm your spot in the incoming class is your acceptance deposit. Please submit your deposit as soon as possible and preferably before May 1st.*

Fall 2020 applicants: A $200 tuition deposit that you can pay online.

Pay online: Check your email! We have sent you instructions on how to log in to the GMercyU Student Self Service Portal (  Once in the Self Service Portal, you will be able to deposit online! 

CAN'T FIND THE EMAIL?  You may need to check your spam folder.  

If you have questions or need help, please contact your Admissions Counselor or call 215-641-5510 or send an email to and someone will help you. 

2. Complete the financial aid process

If you haven’t already applied for financial aid, you should do so immediately. The first step is to complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). The FAFSA will help our financial aid office determine if you’re eligible for federal or state financial aid.*

Our financial aid experts are here to help answer your questions and guide you through the next steps. Find out more about the financial aid process.

*Not planning to submit a FAFSA?  Please let us know!

3. Submit your housing application and deposit

To secure your spot in our residence halls, you will need to submit your housing application and deposit. The earlier the application and deposit are submitted, the more likely that preferences can be met. Learn more about living on campus.

While we have a rolling housing application process, the preferred deadline to receive the housing application and deposit is May 1. 

Housing Application: Complete the 2020-2021 New Student Housing Application.** 

Housing Deposit: If you are interested in on-campus housing, you must submit an additional $200 housing deposit to secure your place.***  You can submit your housing deposit the same way you submit your acceptance deposit - simply log in to the GMercyU Student Self Service Portal with the username and password provided to you via email.

**This housing application is for new students planning to live on campus starting in the Fall 2020 semester. If you are a new student planning on living on campus for the first time during the Spring semester, please contact Residence Life at or 267-448-1305.

***Fall housing deposit refunds are on the following schedule: Before 5/1/20- 100% refundable, 5/1/20-5/31/20 -$150 refundable, 6/1/20-6/30/20 - $50 refundable, after 7/1/20 $0 refundable.

4. Register for Accepted Students Day

Accepted Students Day is your chance to learn even more about GMercyU, meet fellow Griffins, and confirm your spot by making your deposit. Did we mention there's also free lunch in the dining hall and you'll get a chance to meet the best mascot - MERV the Griffin? 

5. Get connected

Follow GMercyU on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram

You can also immerse yourself in our student stories and learn more about the community to which you will soon belong.

6. Confirm your health information

All new and transfer students must complete the appropriate health form and receive certain required immunizations before moving in or starting classes.  

In addition, all students must have health insurance coverage, whether it is provided by the University or you have your own coverage.  If you have your own insurance, you need to complete a health insurance waiver form or you will be automatically enrolled in and billed for the University insurance plan.

After Accepted Students Day

1. Complete your placement tests

Schedule a time to take your math and English placement assessment tests by contacting Joe Azzarano at 215-646-7300 ext. 21828 or email You can also schedule your placement tests online.

You need to take your placement tests prior to registering for classes, so schedule your appointment as soon as possible!  Each test takes about one hour to complete.

2. Register for Griffin K.E.Y.S.

Griffin K.E.Y.S. is your time to get check off everything on your list. You’ll register for classes, meet with financial aid, get your Student ID and hang with fellow Griffins

Check back for dates and registration information in the spring!

3. Register for Orientation

Check back later this spring for more information!

Before Classes Start

1. Submit your final transcripts

First-Year Students:  Once you graduate, please send in your final high school transcripts.  Financial Aid will not be disbursed until we receive your official transcripts. 

Transfer Students: Once you complete your final course at your current institution, please send in your final college transcripts.  Financial Aid will not be disbursed until we receive your official transcripts.

Please send your final transcripts to the Office of Admissions to the following address:

Office of Admissions
Gwynedd Mercy University
1325 Sumneytown Pike
P.O. Box 901
Gwynedd Valley, PA 19437

Official transcripts may also be submitted electronically by your high school counselor, your college registrar’s office, or via Naviance or Parchment.

2. Check your GMercyU email address

After you enroll in at least one class, you will be assigned a GMercyU email address. All important GMercyU messages will be sent to you through your GMercyU email address, so it's important that you get set up well before your first class.

3. Get answers to your questions

Want to know how you'll be matched with your roommate?  How about whether or not you can have a car on campus?  Check out the answers to some of our most frequently asked questions about campus life.

4. Attend Orientation

Orientation is the kickoff to your GMercyU journey! This is when you'll move into your residence hall, participate in the Day of Service tradition, and hang out with your fellow Griffins at different events on campus.