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Students

Getting Started for Students

Before you arrive on campus

Step 1: Familiarize yourself with your Mercy email account

Step 2: Get Mercy College free mobile app

Step 3: See what mobile devices Mercy College supports

Step 4: Find cell phone plan discounts

If you’re shopping for a new cell plan or thinking of re-upping with your current carrier, you might be able to save some money. See mobile discount plans available to students

Step 5: Secure your devices, data, and identity

Step 6: Create a backup plan for your data

Don’t wait for a hard drive crash or software glitch to ruin your 50-page research paper the night before it’s due. Set up a backup plan now and avoid a meltdown later.

Once on campus

Step 1: Connect to Mercy’s network and the internet

Step 2: Locate computer labs and printers

Step 3: Review available resources on IT website

Getting help with technology

The IT helpdesk is available to help your daughter or son at helpdesk@mercy.edu  or by calling (914)674-7526.

Mercy Connect

MERCY CONNECT QUICK START

OBTAINING YOUR MERCY COLLEGE CONNECT ACCOUNT

  • Log onto https://connect.mercy.edu
  • Click on "Get your Username and Password"
  • Enter the required information
  • Click Submit.
  • This will provide you with your username and pin number for Mercy Connect and Blackboard, the College's online course system.

LOGGING INTO MERCY CONNECT

  • Enter your Username and Password
  • Click Login

ACCESSING YOUR @MERCY.EDU E-MAIL

  • Click E-mail on the top right on Mercy Connect
  • This will take you to your @mercy.edu e-mail account