This event is open exclusively to high school seniors and is designed to offer a firsthand experience of life as a Mercer Bear. Stay on campus overnight with your freshman host, dine in Mercer's Fresh Food Company, attend a class, tour campus, and meet face-to-face with your admissions counselor. Space is limited for this very popular event - register early!
Registration opens 45 days before event.
|5:30 p.m.||Meet and Greet for Parents and Families|
|6:00 p.m.||Meet Your Overnight Host|
|6:30 p.m.||Dinner in Mercer Village|
|Before 9:00 a.m.||Breakfast at the Fresh Food Company|
|9:00 a.m.||Classroom Experience|
|10:00 a.m.||Optional Information Session & Campus Tour|
Items to Bring
Beginning Spanish 1
Open to students with little or no previous instruction in Spanish, this course provides students with a fundamental competency in Spanish language skills, including listening, speaking, reading, and writing.
Topics in this course include functions involving limits, continuity, derivatives, and antiderivatives. This class would be great for students considering majors in math, engineering, or physics.
Drugs and Behavior
This course covers basic pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, and behavioral outcomes of the major categories of drugs. Both licit and illicit drugs will be considered with particular emphasis on the most commonly used drugs in society and those drugs that are associated with high abuse potential.
Elements of Microbiology
Students in Microbiology learn the principles of microbiology and associated human diseases, pathogenesis, immunology, and related experiential and lab techniques.
Engaging the New Testament
Part of the Religion department, this course gives students an introduction to the history, literature, and theology of the New Testament.
Engaging the Old Testament
This course is offered through Mercer’s Religion department. In this course, students receive an introduction to the history, literature, and theology of the Old Testament.
Intermediate Spanish 1
In this course, students continue the development of language skills related to social situations, including travel needs, leisure activities, and Hispanic culture.
International Management and Marketing
Students in International Management and Marketing study the major marketing and management issues affecting business managers in an international setting, with a focus on developing appropriate and effective policies for both the country and the corporation.
Introduction to Development Theory & Practice
This course is a part of the Global Development Studies program and offers an introduction to major players, various models, and numerous approaches to address main challenges in global development.
Introduction to Music History 1
Designed for music students, this course focuses on the manifestations of music’s relationship with the sacred and the tension between “high art” and “folk art” as they shaped the idea of a Classical canon prior to the mid-nineteenth century.
As a course offered within the Psychology department, Lifespan Development studies growth in physical, social, cognitive, emotional, behavioral, and personality traits across the life span.
Media and Society
This class would be great for a Journalism or Media Studies major. In this class, students learn about contemporary media while focusing on developing media literacy, and understanding media industries and the consequences of media messages on individuals, society, and culture.
Organic Chemistry 1
This course involves the study of carbon compounds, reactions, mechanisms, and related experimental techniques.
Principles of Finance
Taught from the viewpoint of a corporate financial manager trying to maximize stockholder wealth, this course teaches functions of a finance manager, agency challenges, the time-value of money, risk and return, bond and stock valuation, capital budgeting, cost of capital, and dividend policy.
With an emphasis on preparing and presenting public speeches, Public Speaking is a study of rhetorical theory and teaches students the basic principles of effective speaking techniques.
Statics is the study of equilibrium of concurrent force systems, stress, strain, deformation, and Hooke's Law.