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Mount Mercy College





Educational Resources

Libraries

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 124,335 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 711 current serial subscriptions.
  • 48,067 microforms.
  • 4,975 Audio/Visual items.
  • 4,498 e-books.

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 100 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing, in all school buildings and on all school property
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 500 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service

Remedial

reading, math, writing, study skills

Counseling

minority student, career, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, religious

Career

on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 26% of students live in school housing.

Types of housing available

  • 4% of housing units are Singles.
  • 78% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 12% of housing units are Triples.
  • 6% of housing units are Apartments.
  • In total, there are 9 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 33% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 67% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 30% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Club Friday, Multicultural Fair, Career Fair, Hillfest, Founder's Day, Commencement/Honors Convocation, Athletic Events, Antioch Retreat weekend, Drama department productions, Alcohol Awareness Week (Jail & Bail), Spring Fling
  • Student activities: choral groups, drama/theater, literary magazine, student government, student newspaper
  • In total, there are about 31 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Alpha Phi Sigma, Kappa Gamma Pi, Kappa Xi Chpater, Sigma Theta Tau International
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) College Pastoral Council, Fellowship of Christian Athletes
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Helping Others Perceive Ethnicity (HOPE), International Club
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Art Club, Best Buddies, Biology Club, BACCHUS, Cheerleading Squad, Circle K International, Communique, Criminal Justice Association, Dance Team, Disabilities Awareness Group, Drama Club, English Club, History Club, Honors Student Association, Mock Trial Club, Activities and Planning Board, Political Science Club, Psychology Club, Residence Housing Association, Social Work Organization, Society for Avancement of Non-Traditional Student Interests (SAINTS), Student Alumni Career Ambassadors, Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE), Student-Iowa State Education Association, Tomorrow's Nurses Today, Student Government Association
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) Mount Mercy Times (weekly)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Cedar Rapids Eastern Iowa Airport (11), Moline/Quad Cities (80)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Mount Pleasant (77)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Cedar Rapids (3)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 90% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 28% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 1,500
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.
  • There are 0 fraternities
  • 0 fraternity houses
  • 0% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 0 sororities
  • 0 sorority houses
  • 0% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Not offered
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Not offered
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors






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