All Mercy College campuses will close at 2 p.m. today, Wednesday, February 20, 2019 due to inclement weather. All classes, events and activities that are scheduled to start at 1:50 p.m. or later are cancelled. Administrative offices will also close at 2 p.m.

The Shuttle Service will operate as follows:
The last Mav Express Shuttle will depart Dobbs Ferry at 2:30 p.m. and the last shuttle will depart the Bronx Campus at 1:45 p.m. The Hotel shuttle will remain in service as long as practicable based on weather conditions. The last shuttle from the Dobbs Ferry Campus to the Ardsley train station, Palisades parking lot will depart at 2:30 p.m. The last shuttle from the Bronx Campus to Westchester Square will depart at 2:30 p.m.

Food services for residential students will be coordinated with meals being delivered to the hotel this evening.

Please continue to check your email, Mercy’s website and the Mercy College Weather Hotline (914) 674-7777 for further updates.

Updated at 12:53 p.m. on February 20, 2019.

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 10:45am

Mercy College Dean of Social and Behavioral Sciences Karol Dean was recently elected to the board of the New York State Coalition Against Sexual Assault (NYSCASA). The coalition’s mission is to end all forms of sexual violence and exploitation as well as address the impacts of sexual assault.


Every state has a coalition against sexual assault that serves by coordinating local rape crisis centers, developing programming to support improvement and channeling funding.


The importance of the NYSCASA and the services to the community it provides are very meaningful to Dean. “I am quite honored to participate on this board after having served as a hotline counselor for two rape crisis centers starting when I was in college, and having served on the board of Pittsburgh Action Against Rape,” said Dean.


Since 1982 Dean’s activist and scholarly efforts have focused on anti-rape work. Dean has worked with three rape crisis centers (both as volunteer counselor and board member) and has published and presented in scholarly venues about sexual assault perpetration, campus sexual assault and rape reduction and prevention.


Dean recently began her three-year term on the board and attended her first meeting this month in Albany. For more information about the NYSCASA, click here.