Academic Advising

May Orientation

May Orientation is a half-day session held each May prior to the beginning of summer term for all new students enrolling in classes during the first or second summer term. This orientation is for both first-year and transfer students.

Orientation Registration

FOR MAY ORIENTATION DATE, view Orientation Programs information>>

Beginning in April, all students who have submitted their enrollment deposit with the Office of Admissions will be sent a link via e-mail to complete their Mercer Academic Profile (MAP). Contact the Office of Academic and Advising Services>> for more information related to registering for orientation.

May Orientation Preparations

Review the New Student Checklist>> for other helpful information in preparing for May Orientation.
Final Transcripts

Submit any final transcripts from high school or college to Mercer's Office of the Registrar for final evaluation. Final evaluation is necessary for all transfer equivalencies to be figured prior to the summer term. After registering for orientation, students' academic information will be reviewed by an academic advisor. An academic advisor from the students' academic department will be in contact via e-mail or telephone to build your summer term course schedule.

Submit transcripts to:
Mercer University Office of the Registrar
1501 Mercer University Drive
Macon, GA 31207
Summer Term On-Campus Housing
If you are planning to live on-campus during the summer term, please complete your Summer Housing Contract as soon as possible. Submit your Housing Contract via your MyMercer account>>. Under the Residence Life/Housing section of MyMercer, select 'Housing Information' > 'Housing Contracts' > 'Summer' to access the contract. After you have completed the housing contract, log back into your MyMercer account and ‘Macon Housing’ site to self-assign your summer housing location.
Submit your Immunization Form

Your Immunization Form>> should be mailed back to the Student Health Center soon as possible. This document requires students to provide their immunization histories for measles, mumps, and rubella along with the signature of a physician or health care provider. It must be completely filled out and received by the Student Health Center before beginning classes at Mercer.

Review Health Insurance Information

All Mercer students are required to have health insurance coverage. Mercer provides coverage to all its students. Students are billed for the cost of health insurance coverage each semester. If you already have coverage under another policy and do not want to pay health insurance fee, you must complete an online Student Health Insurance Waiver. Carefully follow all instructions found on the Bursar's Office website>> as it relates to the summer term. NOTICE: YOU MUST WAIVE YOUR HEALTH INSURANCE EVERY SEMESTER YOU ARE ENROLLED.