Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Mercer is monitoring on a daily basis developments related to the spread of COVID-19 novel coronavirus, following guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other government agencies. The health and safety of our students, faculty, staff and visitors is our highest priority. Updates will be posted to this site as needed.

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The Student Health Center phone line at (478) 301-7425 is monitored 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
If you develop a cough or shortness of breath accompanied by a fever, immediately call that number.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has an online coronavirus self-checker tool
that helps users make decisions about seeking appropriate medical care.

Self-Checker Tool

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University Communications

Message to the Mercer Community from President Underwood

May 1, 2020

As final examinations wrap up and we head into what is traditionally a joyous commencement season, I want to say how proud I am of our students, faculty and staff who have effectively managed this unexpected coronavirus-altered landscape.

Update on May Commencements

April 14, 2020

I had very much hoped that we would be able to hold our traditional commencement celebrations as scheduled. While we are making progress as a state...

Important Coronavirus Update

March 27, 2020

A graduate student enrolled on Mercer University’s Macon campus tested positive today for COVID-19 in Atlanta, which is the student’s permanent residence...

Message to the Mercer Community from President Underwood

March 27, 2020

It is with tremendous regret that I inform you that we will not be returning to in-person instruction this semester, but will instead continue offering instruction in all our courses in a virtual format only...

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