Bear Tracks

Follow one of three tracks throughout the day and take a closer look at Mercer's distinctive academic offerings in the health sciences, music, and law.

HEALTH SCIENCES DAY

  • Learn about Mercer's undergraduate and graduate offerings in the health sciences
  • Explore pre-professional tracks and Special Considerations Programs
  • Meet faculty and talk with current students

DISCOVER TOWNSEND

  • Hear from current music students during a student panel
  • Participate in an ensemble rehearsal
  • Enjoy a kaleidoscope concert

PRE-LAW DAY

  • Tour Mercer's School of Law and sit in on a mock trial
  • Hear from Mercer Law students and alumni
  • Learn about the law school admissions process

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September 29

Sample Schedules

HEALTH SCIENCES DAY

8:30 a.m. Check-In
9:00 a.m. Welcome
9:30 a.m. Session One
11:00 a.m. Session Two
12:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m. Breakout Session
1:45 p.m. Breakout Session
2:30 p.m. Closing Reception
2:30 p.m. Optional Residence Hall Tours

DISCOVER TOWNSEND

8:30 a.m. Check-In
9:00 a.m. Welcome
9:45 a.m. Dean’s Meeting
10:15 a.m. Student Panel
11:00 a.m. Ensemble Rehearsals
12:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m. Kaleidoscope Concert
1:45 p.m. Breakout Session
2:30 p.m. Closing Reception
2:30 p.m. Optional Residence Hall Tours

PRE-LAW DAY

8:30 a.m. Check-In
9:00 a.m. Welcome
9:30 a.m. Depart for the School of Law Campus
10:00 a.m. Career Opportunities and Law School Admissions
10:30 a.m. Mock Trial Session
11:00 a.m. Student and Alumni Panel
11:30 a.m. Return to Main Campus
12:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m. Preparing for Law School
1:45 p.m. Breakout Session
2:30 p.m. Closing Reception
2:30 p.m. Optional Residence Hall Tours

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I bring guests?
Absolutely! Each student may bring up to three guests. If another high school student is planning to attend with you, we ask that they register as well.
What should I wear?
You will be walking around campus throughout the day, so we recommend comfortable shoes and casual clothes. Since you will be inside and outside, check the weather before you come.
Will there be lunch?
Yes! We will provide a complimentary lunch for you and your guests.
Will you provide tickets to an athletic event?
Yes! Athletic events will vary depending on which event you attend. Check Mercer's athletic calendar to see which events will occur on the day you are planning to visit campus.
Where should I park?
Parking will vary for each event, so check your email leading up to the event for detailed parking information. Also, when you arrive on campus, our student staff will be in orange polos and will direct you to your parking destination. For directions to campus, please see our website.
Will I get to meet faculty?
Yes! You will have the opportunity to meet faculty and staff from both undergraduate and graduate programs throughout the day.
What will I see on the tour?
The afternoon campus tour gives you a student’s perspective on life at Mercer. You’ll see everything from our dining facilities to the fitness center, our historic Quad, Mercer Village, Cruz Plaza, and the brand new science center.
Do I need to bring anything?
Instrumentalists following the music track should bring their instrument.
 
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