Mount Mercy University, located in beautiful Cedar Rapids, Iowa, offers students a fulfilling education, promising people of all backgrounds solid preparation for a changing world. Our 1,800+ students come from around the globe, creating a vibrant, diverse, and welcoming campus community.
Established on five critical concerns—earth, immigration, nonviolence, racism, and women—Mount Mercy’s curriculum guides students in exploring and working towards a more just, equal, and peaceful world. Hands-on work often accompanies classroom learning, giving students the experience needed to start their careers with confidence in a variety of newly-developed skills and knowledge.
The Career Services Director provides one-on-one meetings, workshops, and presentations to clubs, organizations, and classrooms on topics such as resume writing, job search strategies, graduate school preparation, interviewing techniques, salary negotiation, and more. Career Services is located in the Student Services area on the second floor of the University Center. Click here to schedule a phone call or appointment.
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As a student, you have genuine needs and expectations. As Student Government Association, our goal is to ensure all of those needs and expectations are met. SGA seeks to solve students’ biggest problems and help fulfill their greatest ambitions. One of the best ways to accomplish this is by providing students with outlets true to their passions. We offer many ways to get involved and embrace meaningful work in the form of clubs and organizations. Our student-led groups help enhance studies and ensure long-lasting growth of students.
Our housing options range from traditional two-person rooms to eight-person suites. All residence halls have separate floors reserved for male and for female students, and our student rooms come equipped with Internet connections, basic cable television and a telephone line with a private extension.
With 30+ student clubs and organizations, students can connect with others who share similar values and interests. Campus Ministry engages students and encourages exploration of faith through mass, spiritual direction, reflection groups, service learning, and volunteer opportunities.
Our amazing Enactus club heads many community-based projects, like the life-changing EmpowHer initiative. Science Clubtravels to local grade schools, wowing kids with CheMMUsical, eye-catching experiments set to music. English Clubpublishes the artful Paha Review. And our Improv Club entertains fellow students with the popular Beggin’ for Mercy improv shows.
Various entities govern Mount Mercy University accreditation.