Event Cancellations


By unanimous votes of the league’s Council of Presidents and directors of athletics, the Southern Conference is canceling all athletically related activities for the remainder of the 2019-20 academic year, including competition, championships, organized practices and meetings, due to the ongoing threat of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic.


  • March 21: Atlanta Science Festival Exploration Expo
  • March 25: Health Equity Conference
  • March 28: 10th Annual Atlanta Research Conference
  • March 28: CoPA Honor Societies Induction Ceremony
  • March 29: Phi Kappa Phi Initiation Ceremony
  • April 2: Retirement and Recognition Ceremony
  • April 22: Executive Forum

Center for Career and Professional Development

  • Remaining spring semester CCPD events have been converted to virtual events where possible and others have been cancelled.
  • The majority of Career and Professional Development Week events will be offered via Zoom. See the CPD Week website for the latest updates. See Handshake events for all other spring semester event updates.

Grand Opera House

  • March 17-18: An American in Paris
  • March 27: Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon


  • March 14: SAT Testing
  • March 16: Women in History Panel
  • March 16: McDuffie Center Masterclass: Andrew Armstrong
  • March 17: Fabian Concert Series: German Greatness
  • March 18: Leslie Irby: First Disabled African American Woman with a Pilot’s License
  • March 19: Diversity Day, Hosted by Minority Mentor Program and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion
  • March 19: International & Global Studies Graduating Senior Dinner & Recognition
  • March 19: English Majors Annual Cookout
  • March 19: Stetson-Hatcher School of Business Alumni Reception
  • March 20: Girl Talk
  • March 20-22, 27-29: The Commedia Pinocchio
  • March 21: Macon STEM Festival
  • March 21: Bearthon
  • March 21: Life After Graduation: A Multidisciplinary Discussion Panel
  • March 22: Phi Kappa Phi Initiation Ceremony
  • March 24: “This Bright Light of Ours: Stories from the Voting Rights Fight”, Women’s History Month lecture by Dr. Maria Gitin
  • March 24: SHAPE Carnival
  • March 25: Macon Periods Easier Packing Party
  • March 26: Malcolm Lester Lectures: Lynn Pasquerella
  • March 27: Honors Convocation
  • March 28: Bearstock After Dark
  • April 7: Fellowship Dinner
  • April 7: Retirement and Recognition Ceremony
  • April 8: Faculty Awards Ceremony
  • April 9: 2020 Mercer Ambassador Banquet
  • April 14: Leadership Awards
  • April 17: Rollerskating Event
  • April 18: Bearstock Festival
  • April 18: Lanier Prize Award Ceremony
  • April 22: Fraternity and Sorority Awards
  • April 22: Executive Forum
  • April 24: Relaxation Station


  • April 17: President’s Club Dinner

Traditional Undergraduate Admissions

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) and to minimize the health and safety risk to our campus community and visitors, we are postponing all campus visits currently scheduled through Friday, April 3. We understand the important role that campus visits play in your college search process, and we are offering alternative virtual visit opportunities during this time. Please monitor our Visit Campus page, and we invite you to register for one of these virtual events as they become available. We will tentatively reschedule our accepted student event, Make It Mercer!, in April based on a reassessment of the situation and CDC guidance available over the coming weeks. We are fully committed to serving you and your family in the days ahead.

  • March 16 – April 3: Daily Campus Tours (virtual information session and tour available to register at visit.mercer.edu)
  • March 18: Transfer Student Tour
  • March 19: Mercer Day and Night
  • March 21: GoBabyGo Workshop
  • March 21: Saturday Tour (virtual information session and tour available to register at visit.mercer.edu)
  • March 28: Make It Mercer! (tentatively rescheduled for April)


  • March 19: Mercer Alumni & Friends Mingle in Tifton
  • March 24: Mercer Alumni & Friends Mingle in Augusta
  • April 28: Mercer Alumni & Friends Mingle in Gwinnett