Mercer University has opened a COVID-19 testing laboratory on its Macon campus as part of a multipronged approach to help mitigate the novel coronavirus as students return to campus. The facility will allow Mercer to more quickly identify positive cases,...
Students eating on campus this fall will notice some changes as Mercer University puts in place new programs and services to help keep them safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.  The University feeds thousands of students, faculty and staff each day, and “in today’s environment, health and safety are...
When Mercer University students return to campus in the fall, they'll receive a small white box, sealed with a "Bears Care" sticker. Inside this Bears Care kit, they'll find a number of personal hygiene items and tips to help keep...
Mercer University is requiring COVID-19 testing for all Macon traditional undergraduate students prior to returning to campus or moving into University housing to mitigate the spread of the virus. Additionally, all other students on all Mercer campuses and regional academic...
Married couple Dr. Gianina Best and Dr. William Emerson are examples of Mercer alums who are serving on the front lines during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. They earned their undergraduate degrees from Mercer — Dr. Best in 2005 and...
Students returning to Mercer University’s campuses in the fall will be required to wear masks to help stem the spread of COVID-19.  Effective July 15, all students, faculty, staff, students, contractors and visitors must wear a face covering that covers the nose and mouth while...
Mercer University students who test positive for COVID-19 and live in Mercer-owned housing or the Lofts may go home to recover or may isolate in special accommodations set aside for this purpose. Isolating residential students who test positive for COVID-19...
Mercer University has partnered with #CampusClear and Ivy.ai to roll out a free smartphone application that allows users to conduct daily COVID-19 symptom checks. The app is available for use on iOS and Android devices. Daily self-monitoring for COVID-19 symptoms...
The Mercer Family Therapy Center is closed for in-person visits, but patients continue to receive the services they need through telehealth.
Mercer University students, faculty and staff who would like to be tested for COVID-19 before heading home or traveling for Thanksgiving will have several opportunities to do so.  In Macon, testing will be offered 8 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m. Nov. 19-20, as...

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