GMercyU Accepted Student

Make it official... Submit your deposit!

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…


Everything you need to know from how to make your deposit to how to read your financial aid award - your complete guide on becoming a Griffin! 


*Registration for Orientation is now open! Register now!*

Accepted Student Griffin Timeline

As Soon As Possible

1. Submit your tuition deposit

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

Fall 2019 applicants: A $125 tuition deposit that you can pay online, by phone or by mail.

Pay online: Check your email! We have sent you a personalized link where you will be able to make your deposit online. 

Pay by phone: Contact the Campbell Solution Center at 215-646-7300, ext. 21595.

Pay by mail: You can send your tuition deposit to our Office of Admissions at the following address:

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

Make your check out to Gwynedd Mercy University.

*Tuition deposits are non-refundable and applied toward tuition.

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 school code is 003270, and you need to include this code on the FAFSA.

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 2019-2020 New Student Housing Application.** 

Housing Deposit: If you are interested in on-campus housing, you must submit an additional $250 housing deposit to secure your place.***

**This housing application is for new students planning to live on campus starting in the Fall 2019 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 5/1/19 - 100% refundable, 5/1/19-5/31/19 -$150 refundable, 6/1/19-6/30/19 - $50 refundable, after 7/1/19 $0 refundable.

4. Get connected

Follow GMercyU on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Also, don't forget to join GMercyU's Griffin Nation 19 Facebook group where you can connect with fellow future Griffins as well as learn more about what it's like to study and live at GMercyU. It’s the closest thing to being here without actually being here.

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

5. 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 Student 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

If you are a first-year student, you can register using this link. If you're a transfer student, please register by contacting Rachel Fediuk at

If you are unable to make one of these dates, please contact the Office of Admissions at or 215-641-5510 to make other arrangements. 

3. Register for Orientation

New Student Orientation is your time to meet new friends, become familiar with campus, and officially be welcomed into Griffin Nation. If you're a first-year student or a transfer student living on campus, you will be attending the four-day Orientation Weekend starting on Thursday, August 22 through Sunday, August 25. If you're a transfer student, you will be attending Transfer Student Orientation on Wednesday, August 7. Transfer students are welcome to attend Orientation Weekend, as well.

Learn more and register on GMercyU's New Student Orientation page.

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.