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April 20, 2014

This week at a glance….......

Sunday, April 20 – EASTER SUNDAY

Monday, April 21 –
10:00 AM – Chapel; Dr. Barbara McMillin
10:30 AM – Gideon Bible distribution; Admin foyer
7:00 PM – Society Meetings; Parlors and SUB
Tuesday, April 22 –
6:00 PM – Intramural Council Meeting; Gym classroom
7:30 PM – Student Directed Scenes; Garrett Auditorium
Wednesday, April 23 –
10:00 AM – Chapel; Student Chapel (Student Elections)
Thursday, April 24 –
3:30 PM – Sigma Tau Delta Installation; Ray Dining Hall
7:30 PM – Chorale Spring Concert; Garrett Hall Auditorium
Friday, April 25 –
10:00 AM – Chapel; Mountaineer Presentation & Awards Day
10:30 AM – Bake Sale; Admin. foyer
12:00 PM – Donor Appreciation Luncheon; Ray Dining Hall
6:00 PM – Alpha Psi Omega/Centerstage Banquet
7:00 PM – Movie Night; Garrett Auditorium
Saturday, April 26 –
6:30 PM – Athletic Awards Ceremony; MLB Auditorium


BSU ANNOUNCEMENTS:

· Noonday meets 1:00-1:25 Monday’s and 12:35-1:00 Thursday’s at the BSU.
· Commissioning Service for Summer Missionaries and Summer Workers featuring Gary Permenter is Tuesday, April 29 at 7:00 PM in the MLB Auditorium.

CLEP TESTS:

CLEP tests will be given each Tuesday and Friday afternoon at 1:30. You must pre-register to take the tests. Please contact Eddie Rucker at erucker@bmc.edu regarding registration.

FINANCIAL AID FOR 2014-2015:

Federal Aid - Complete the 2014-2015 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.gov 

State of Mississippi Financial Aid – Various grant and scholarship opportunities. Application deadlines vary.
www.riseupms.com 

Mississippi Baptist Foundation - Application deadline is May 31, 2014 www.msbaptistfoundation.org 

The 2014-2015 General Scholarship Application Form, for all BMC students, is now available online at http://www.bmc.edu/generalscholarshipform.asp  Priority filing date is April 1, 2014.

For more information contact Michelle or Beverly at financialaid@bmc.edu or 662-685-4771 Ext 141.

REMINDER: Fall 2014 Room Reservations for Residential Housing Students

Reserving a room by Friday, April 11, will
Allow you to keep the current room you have. Potentially provide the opportunity to change to a room you want if available. After Friday, April 11, until the Friday before graduation (May 9) you will still be able to reserve a room in campus housing. It just may not be the room you reserved. After May 9, you will be placed on a waiting list.

Pay $10 deposit to Business Office, get ID photo made in the office across from Admissions (Paige and Taylor’s office), then come to Office of Student Services to complete the form. Thanks.

2014 CANDIDATES FOR UNDERGRADUATE DEGREES!

Information concerning the 2014 commencement activities is available for you to pick up in the Office of the Registrar. Each packet of information includes details about commencement tickets, the commencement services, the commencement practice, etc. Please stop by at your earliest convenience to pick up your packet. Packets for candidates for degrees who completed all degree requirements in December, 2013, have been mailed to the candidates’ home addresses.

ONLINE STUDENTS

MARK your calendars when your online courses begin and end, and check your BMC email accounts throughout the summer!!
· Summer I 2014 Online Students:
The Summer I Online Term begins April 28. Training, Ordering Text, and Browser settings information will be emailed to preregistered online students' BMC email accounts on March 31. Login instructions will be emailed to BMC email accounts on April 28 to those students who made payment arrangements with the Office of Business Affairs.
· Summer II 2014 Online Students:
The Summer II Online Term begins June 23. Training, Ordering Text, and Browser settings information will be emailed to preregistered online students' BMC email accounts on May 23. Login instructions will be emailed to BMC email accounts on June 23 to those students who made payment arrangements with the Office of Business Affairs.
· Fall I 2014 Online Students:
The Fall I Online Term begins August 25. Training, Ordering Text, and Browser settings information will be emailed to preregistered online students' BMC email accounts on July 28. Login instructions will be emailed to BMC email accounts on August 25 to those students who made payment arrangements with the Office of Business Affairs.

Special Library Hours

The Library will be open for the next four (4) Sunday evenings (April 13, 20, 27, May 4) from 6:30 PM to 10:30 PM

SUMMER AND FALL REGISTRATION DEADLINES

Registration deadlines/information for Term I Summer 2014 (including online courses beginning April 28), Term II Summer 2014, and Fall 2014 are posted at www.bmc.edu. Click on the “it’s a blue summer!” link and follow the GPS for Continuing Students.

Note that the registration deadline for students enrolling in Term I online courses which begin April 28, or in a combination of Term I online and on-ground courses (on-ground courses begin May 27) is April 24. The registration deadline for students enrolling only in Term I on-ground courses which begin May 27 is May 22. Tuition, fees, and/or housing charges must be paid or payment arrangements must be made with the Office of Business Affairs by the above published deadlines. Contact the Office of Business Affairs at 662-685-4771, Ext. 133, for payment information. (Tuition and fees for online-only students must be paid in full by registration deadline.)

Residential students who have not received clearance to register by the Office of Business Affairs by May 22 should not plan to move into campus housing until clearance has been granted. Residential halls will not open until 8:00 a.m., Tuesday, May 27. A $100 late registration fee will be assessed if fees are not paid or arrangements are not made with the Office of Business Affairs by the published deadlines. Continuing students will not be required to submit registration forms for the summer unless address changes or changes in vehicle registration need to be reported.

Go to “it’s a blue summer!” link for complete registration details including financial aid priority deadlines.

Posted by Chapel Announcements on April 20, 2014 at 12:00 PM
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April 13, 2014

This week at a glance….......

Monday, April 14 –
10:00 AM – Chapel; Rita Sweatt
12:30 PM – Joint Residence Hall Council Meeting; FW 206
7:30 PM – Kaitlyn Bruno Senior Performance; Garrett
Tuesday, April 15 –
7:00 PM – Prime Time; Broach BSU
Wednesday, April 16 –
8:00 AM – Literacy on the Lawn
10:00 AM – Chapel; Student Chapel
Thursday, April 17 –

Friday, April 18 – GOOD FRIDAY
                – No Classes
                – Offices Closed
Saturday, April 19 –

BSU ANNOUNCEMENTS:

· Help tutor ESL students at FBC New Albany 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm Tuesday’s. You do not have to be there every Tuesday. Contact Andrea Smith – 534-6316
· Noonday meets 1:00-1:25 Monday’s and 12:35-1:00 Thursday’s at the BSU.
· Prime Time with Fish Robinson is Tuesday, April 15 at 7:00 PM at the BSU.

CLEP TESTS:

CLEP tests will be given each Tuesday and Friday afternoon at 1:30. You must pre-register to take the tests. Please contact Eddie Rucker at erucker@bmc.edu regarding registration.

FINANCIAL AID FOR 2014-2015:

Federal Aid - Complete the 2014-2015 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.gov.


State of Mississippi Financial Aid – Various grant and scholarship opportunities. Application deadlines vary.
www.riseupms.com.  

Mississippi Baptist Foundation - Application deadline is May 31, 2014 www.msbaptistfoundation.org

The 2014-2015 General Scholarship Application Form, for all BMC students, is now available online at http://www.bmc.edu/generalscholarshipform.asp.  Priority filing date is April 1, 2014.

For more information contact Michelle or Beverly at financialaid@bmc.edu or 662-685-4771 Ext 141.

REMINDER: Fall 2014 Room Reservations for Residential Housing Students

Reserving a room by Friday, April 11, will
Allow you to keep the current room you have.Potentially provide the opportunity to change to a room you want if available.After Friday, April 11, until the Friday before graduation (May 9) you will still be able to reserve a room in campus housing. It just may not be the room you reserved. After May 9, you will be placed on a waiting list.

Pay $10 deposit to Business Office, get ID photo made in the office across from Admissions (Paige and Taylor’s office), then come to Office of Student Services to complete the form. Thanks.

 
2014 CANDIDATES FOR UNDERGRADUATE DEGREES!

Information concerning the 2014 commencement activities is available for you to pick up in the Office of the Registrar. Each packet of information includes details about commencement tickets, the commencement services, the commencement practice, etc. Please stop by at your earliest convenience to pick up your packet. Packets for candidates for degrees who completed all degree requirements in December, 2013, have been mailed to the candidates’ home addresses.

ONLINE STUDENTS

MARK your calendars when your online courses begin and end, and check your BMC email accounts throughout the summer!!
· Summer I 2014 Online Students:
The Summer I Online Term begins April 28. Training, Ordering Text, and Browser settings information will be emailed to preregistered online students' BMC email accounts on March 31. Login instructions will be emailed to BMC email accounts on April 28 to those students who made payment arrangements with the Office of Business Affairs.
· Summer II 2014 Online Students:
The Summer II Online Term begins June 23. Training, Ordering Text, and Browser settings information will be emailed to preregistered online students' BMC email accounts on May 23. Login instructions will be emailed to BMC email accounts on June 23 to those students who made payment arrangements with the Office of Business Affairs.
· Fall I 2014 Online Students:
The Fall I Online Term begins August 25. Training, Ordering Text, and Browser settings information will be emailed to preregistered online students' BMC email accounts on July 28. Login instructions will be emailed to BMC email accounts on August 25 to those students who made payment arrangements with the Office of Business Affairs.

Special Library Hours:

The Library will be open for the next four (4) Sunday evenings (April 13, 20, 27, May 4) from 6:30 PM to 10:30 PM

Posted by Chapel Announcements on April 13, 2014 at 12:00 PM
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April 6, 2014

This week at a glance….......

Monday, April 7 –
10:00 AM – Chapel; Bro. Rickey Blythe
4:00 PM – Cooperating Teacher/Intern Reception; Ed. Building
Tuesday, April 8 –
3:15 PM – Intramural Track Meet; MEN & WOMEN
7:30 PM – Musical Theatre Showcase
Wednesday, April 9 –
10:00 AM – Chapel; Club Meetings (New Officer Elections)
10:00 AM – Biblical Studies & Christian Ministry majors Senior Exit Survey; FW 108
Thursday, April 10 –
3:30 PM – Koinonia Service Project; Baby Shower for My Choices Pregnancy Help Clinic
4:30 PM – Easter Eggs at Armstrong; Refreshments will be available.
Friday, April 11 –
10:00 AM – Chapel; BMC Chorale
                – BSU LTC (Leadership Training Conference)
Saturday, April 12 –
                – BSU LTC (Leadership Training Conference)
9:00 AM – Ultimate Frisbee Tournament; New Albany SportsPlex

REGISTRATION FOR SUMMER 2014 TERMS AND FALL 2014 SEMESTER

Faculty advisors will be enrolling current Blue Mountain College students in summer 2014 and fall 2014 classes as follows:
Seniors – Week of March 3
Juniors – Week of March 17
Sophomores – Week of March 24
Freshmen – Week of March 31

Students are asked to follow instructions listed below:

1. Each degree-seeking student must meet with his/her advisor to obtain approval of his/her summer 2014 and fall 2014 class schedule. Advisors will then enroll the student in his/her summer and fall courses. Non-degree students will enroll in classes through the Office of the Registrar.

IMPORTANT NOTE!!!
Students planning and enrolling in online courses especially the summer online courses, should be certain that they know the beginning and ending dates of the courses (i.e., the Term I online summer courses begin April 28, before the spring semester is over, and the Term II online summer courses will not end until August 18.)

2. Each class (seniors, juniors, sophomores, freshmen) will be expected to complete the enrollment process for the summer terms and fall semester within a week's time. Space is limited in some classes so it is imperative that each class pre-register within the deadline given.

If you have questions concerning the enrollment process, please contact the Office of the Registrar. Registration for the summer terms and fall semester is not complete until each student has completed required forms and has obtained clearance from the Office of Business Affairs. (A GPS link will be available on the Blue Mountain College Web Site at a later date. This link will direct all students to required registration forms and specific registration information/deadlines. Watch for an upcoming announcement with more details and deadlines.) Students who complete registration after the announced registration period will be assessed a late registration fee.

NOTE: Advisors of candidates for degrees for August 18, 2014, will need to be certain to enroll these students in their summer coursework.

CLEP TESTS:

CLEP tests will be given each Tuesday and Friday afternoon at 1:30. You must pre-register to take the tests. Please contact Eddie Rucker at erucker@bmc.edu. regarding registration.

BSU ANNOUNCEMENTS:

· Help tutor ESL students at FBC New Albany 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm Tuesday’s. You do not have to be there every Tuesday. Contact Andrea Smith – 534-6316
· Noonday meets 1:00-1:25 Monday’s and 12:35-1:00 Thursday’s at the BSU.
· Sign up for LTC at the BSU cost $20 - April 11-12; Deadline is Tuesday, April 8
· Prime Time with Fish Robinson is Tuesday, April 15 at 7:00 PM at the BSU.

FINANCIAL AID FOR 2014-2015:

Federal Aid - Complete the 2014-2015 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.gov  

State of Mississippi Financial Aid – Various grant and scholarship opportunities. Application deadlines vary.
www.riseupms.com.  

Mississippi Baptist Foundation - Application deadline is May 31, 2014 www.msbaptistfoundation.org.  

The 2014-2015 General Scholarship Application Form, for all BMC students, is now available online at http://www.bmc.edu/generalscholarshipform.asp.  Priority filing date is April 1, 2014.

For more information contact Michelle or Beverly at financialaid@bmc.edu or 662-685-4771 Ext 141.

REMINDER: Fall 2014 Room Reservations for Residential Housing Students

Reserving a room by Friday, April 11, will allow you to keep the current room you have.Potentially provide the opportunity to change to a room you want if available.After Friday, April 11, until the Friday before graduation (May 9) you will still be able to reserve a room in campus housing. It just may not be the room you reserved. After May 9, you will be placed on a waiting list.

Pay $10 deposit to Business Office, get ID photo made in the office across from Admissions (Paige and Taylor’s office), then come to Office of Student Services to complete the form. Thanks.

ULTIMATE FRISBEE TOURNAMENT:

Blue Mountain College's sophomore class is hosting an Ultimate Frisbee Tournament. Students, staff, and faculty are welcome to sign up, as well as invite anyone from the general public to play. The tournament will be on April 12th, beginning at 9:00 A.M. at the New Albany Sportsplex. It will be a 7 on 7 tournament (7-10 person teams with at least 1 female). The cost is $5 per person, and the deadline is April 1st. On April 1st, we will need a list of your team members and your team captain's contact information (including cell phone number and email). All proceeds will go to benefit Pennies for Posho, a Georgia-based organization that works in Uganda by delivering food and the gospel to orphanages. Each person on the winning team will receive a Pulsar Frisbee. Contact Jamieon Davis, class president, at jamieondavis@bmc.edu or Rachel Walker at rachelwalker@bmc.edu to provide the needed information or if questions arise.

ONLINE STUDENTS

MARK your calendars when your online courses begin and end, and check your BMC email accounts throughout the summer!!
· Summer I 2014 Online Students:
The Summer I Online Term begins April 28. Training, Ordering Text, and Browser settings information will be emailed to preregistered online students' BMC email accounts on March 31. Login instructions will be emailed to BMC email accounts on April 28 to those students who made payment arrangements with the Office of Business Affairs.
· Summer II 2014 Online Students:
The Summer II Online Term begins June 23. Training, Ordering Text, and Browser settings information will be emailed to preregistered online students' BMC email accounts on May 23. Login instructions will be emailed to BMC email accounts on June 23 to those students who made payment arrangements with the Office of Business Affairs.
· Fall I 2014 Online Students:
The Fall I Online Term begins August 25. Training, Ordering Text, and Browser settings information will be emailed to preregistered online students' BMC email accounts on July 28. Login instructions will be emailed to BMC email accounts on August 25 to those students who made payment arrangements with the Office of Business Affairs.

KOINONIA SERVICE PROJECT:

Koinonia will be sponsoring a baby shower benefiting My Choices Pregnancy Help Clinic. They will be collecting gifts starting Monday, April 7 in Stevens dorm. The shower will be Thursday, April 10 from 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Bring a baby gift and come get some cake!

Required Senior Exit Survey

· for Biblical Studies majors, Christian Ministry majors, and any double majors included in those
· Wednesday 09 April 14, 10 A.M.
· FW108
· Wednesday chapel attendance excused
· Pencils furnished
· Time required about 12 minutes
Please be present – thanks!

INTRAMURAL TRACK MEET

The Intramural Track meet for both MEN and WOMEN is Tuesday, April 8 at he Intramural Track meet for both MEN and WOMEN is Tuesday, April 8 at :15 PM at the Softball Field.

Posted by Chapel Announcements on April 6, 2014 at 12:00 PM
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