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June 25, 2019

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Before Your First Day: Important Documents to Submit

The following items must be completed prior to your first day of class:

  • Submit official high school transcript in a sealed envelope including your final grades and graduation date
  • Submit final official college transcript(s) including final grades and graduation date (if applicable)
  • All students must submit proof of MMR (Measles, Mumps, Rubella) vaccine OR if you are an on-campus resident provide full medical record to satisfy dorm clearance process
  • Submit medical record with the meningitis vaccine OR submit the meningitis response form online
  • Complete the FAFSA
  • Complete the TAP application (if New York State resident)
  • If selected for verification, submit verification documents which may include: parent and student W2s, parent and student IRS tax transcripts, and independent or dependent verification worksheet
  • Complete the Master Promissory Note (MPN) and Entrance Counseling if you are accepting federal Stafford loans
  • If eligible for the Federal Work Study (FWS) Program, submit a resume and FWS application on Handshake

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the above items, please reach out to your PACT Mentor.

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Please contact us at or contact your PACT Mentor.

New Student Orientation

Welcome to Mercy College!

Our primary focus is to provide you with an enriched, transformative and educational Mercy experience. It is our mission to give you the high quality learning environment needed to prepare you for your future career. You will be introduced to many academic and student resources needed to foster the supportive learning environment for student success. This unique journey is only the beginning of a lifetime filled with continuous learning, self-discovery, and reflection!

Begin your journey by signing up for your New Student Orientation!

RSVP for Fall 2019 New Student Orientation

Summer 2019 New Student Orientation Dates by Campus - Please keep in mind that New Student Orientation is MANDATORY.

The following New Student Orientation dates are available for first-year students accepted for the fall 2019 semester. New Student Orientation is mandatory and we encourage students from all Mercy College campuses to specifically attend the orientation at the campus where most courses will be taken! Parents, guardians, family members, and friends are also invited to attend the Family & Friends Orientation Program that occurs on orientation days. 

To join us, choose the campus you will be attending and RSVP:



Dobbs Ferry

New Student Orientation for the Dobbs Ferry Campus is a mandatory, two-day, overnight session with housing accommodations provided for students in Hudson Residence Hall. 



Dobbs Ferry Orientation Student Schedule At-A-Glance

Student Schedule At-A-Glance

Family & Friends Schedule At-A-Glance

F&F Schedule At-A-Glance