Monday, April 10, 2017 – 10:00 AM – Chapel for ALL students; MLB Auditorium, Dr. Douglas Bain (Easter Chapel) 1:00 PM – Topper Tennis vs. Itawamba CC; BNA Tennis Park; New Albany, MS 1:00 PM – Topper Softball at Crowley’s Ridge College; Paragould, AR (2 games) 8:30 PM – Glow in the Dark Ultimate Frisbee; The Green
Tuesday, April 11, 2017 – 3:15 PM – Track Meet (Men & Women); Intramural Field 5:00 PM – Topper Baseball at Freed Hardeman; Henderson, TN (2 games) 7:30 PM – Chorale & Band Spring Concert; MLB Auditorium
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 – 10:00 AM – Student Chapel; Campus Student Elections
Thursday, April 13, 2017 – 7:30 PM – 2nd Annual Scholarship Gala featuring American Idol Winner Trent Harmon; MLB Auditorium
Friday, April 14, 2017 – Good Friday Holiday 8:00 AM – No Classes; Offices Closed 1:00 PM – Topper Baseball at Middle Georgia State College; Macon, GA (2 games)
Saturday, April 15, 2017 – 1:00 PM – Topper Softball vs. William Carey University; BNA Sportsplex; New Albany, MS (2 games) 1:00 PM – Topper Baseball at Middle Georgia State College; Macon, G
STUDENT ATHLETE HANDBOOK
The Student Athlete Handbook has been updated. Please familiarize yourself with the policies in the Student Athlete Handbook. You can find the handbook on the BMC Website under Blue Mountain College Athletics and then under BMC Links.
RELOCATION OF CLASSES FOR MONDAY, APRIL 17, 2017
The State Preaching Conference will be held on the Blue Mountain College campus on Monday, April 17, 2017. Classes which normally meet in Fisher/Washburn Hall, Room 108, will be relocated that day. Please note the following classroom changes for April 17:
MONDAY, APRIL 17 9:00 – 9:50 a.m. HI111B, Western Civilization II, will meet in Fisher/Washburn, Room 112 10:40 - 11:30 a.m. HI211B, Modern U.S. History, will meet in Education Building, Room 110 11:40 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. SO424A, Problems of Today’s Society, will meet in Education Building, Room 110 1:30 - 2:20 p.m. PY260A, Human Growth/Development, will meet in Education Building, Room 110
PLEASE PAY CAREFUL ATTENTION TO THESE CHANGES SO AS NOT TO INTERRUPT THE CONFERENCE ATTENDEES.
BIBLICAL STUDIES SENIOR EXIT SURVEY
Required Senior Exit Survey, Wednesday 26 April 2017, 10:00 A.M. in FW208 For Biblical Studies Department seniors graduating spring, summer, or December BA in Biblical Studies, BS in Christian Ministry, including those with a double major Chapel absence approved; please bring pen/pencil; about 10 minutes required
RESERVING DORM ROOMS AND CAMPUS HOUSING FOR FALL 2017
It is time to reserve your room for the Fall Semester. 1. Before coming to our office (Student Services), pay your $10.00 room deposit in the Office of Business Affairs. 2. Come to our office (Dean Moser’s) and complete the room request form. 3. If you are not planning to return to campus housing, please notify the Office of Student Services.
*Friday, March 31, is the deadline for “holding a room”. Your failure to reserve a room by that date will mean we cannot assure you a specific room.
**After Friday, May 5 we cannot guarantee you a room in campus housing if you do not reserve a room.
NORMAL DINING HALL HOURS
Monday – Friday Breakfast 7:15 AM – 8:30 AM Dinner 11:00 AM – 1:30 PM Supper 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Saturday Breakfast 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM Dinner 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Supper 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Sunday Breakfast 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM Buffet 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM Supper 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
FINANCIAL AID ANNOUNCEMENTS
Check out the Financial Aid Application Checklist, http://www.bmc.edu/fa_checklist.asp on the BMC website!! Includes information you need to apply for federal and state financial aid for 2017-18. Scholarship opportunities are also listed.
The 2017-18 FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) is available now. If you plan on being enrolled beginning August 2017, you must complete a FAFSA. https://fafsa.ed.gov/
Mississippi Residents-apply for State of Mississippi Financial Aid programs! http://riseupms.com/
Summer Financial Aid Request Forms are available in the Office of Financial Aid or on the website http://www.bmc.edu/finaid_forms2.asp
The Office of Financial Aid has been notified that the Data Retrieval Tool on the FAFSA is not operable at this time. A FAFSA can still be filled out but you will have to manually enter your income tax information into the FAFSA from the 2015 Income Tax Return.
PARKING TICKETSParking Tickets are $25 for each violation.
All vehicles on campus should have a parking decal affixed to the left rear glass. Tickets will be issued to vehicles without a parking decal and tickets issued for violations will be charged to the students’ accounts. Security guards are now issuing Parking Tickets for all Parking Violations – No Parking Decal on your vehicle; Parking in a Reserved Space (including Faculty/Staff, Handicapped, Visitor, etc.); Parking on the grass; Parking outside parking space lines; Obstructing a building entrance, loading zone, or the flow of traffic; Parking in a NO Parking zone.
CLOSURES DURING CHAPEL
Please be aware that Garrett and Fisher/Washburn buildings will be locked from 10:00 – 10:30 a.m. on Mondays and Fridays during chapel. All exterior doors to the Administration Building will be locked at 10:00 a.m. except the front door. A security officer will be positioned at the front door after 10:00 a.m. to check your College ID card and allow you to enter. Please have your ID card visible or readily available. Guests will be directed to the SUB until 10:30 unless accompanied by a member of the BMC family. We thank you for cooperating with our efforts to keep the BMC campus as safe as possible.
Students are allowed six (6) chapel absences each semester. These six allowed absences will not be used in determining the chapel grade. For each chapel absence over the six (6) allowed, the student must make up the absence in order to have the absence cleared. Holds will be placed on the student’s account until the excessive chapel absences are cleared.
Students should complete the requirements for clearing the excessive chapel absence during the semester in which the absence occurs. Satisfactory chapel attendance is a graduation requirement. Diplomas will not be awarded until the chapel absences are cleared.
Noonday Student led worship Monday’s 1-1:25, Thursday’s 12:35-1 Prayer Time Monday’s 2:30 PM with Elijah Fox at the BSU. Visit the Nursing Home with Bobby Skinner, Thursday’s at 3:30. Meet at the BSU.
Ministry Opportunities (For detailed descriptions and positions see BSU job board/office). Paid summer intern-FBC Natchez. See BSU for application. P/T Youth Minister-Parkway Baptist Church Kosciusko, MS Contact: Erik Frazure firstname.lastname@example.org or Bro. Derrick Wilson Youth Pastor and Worship Leader-Walnut Baptist Church Walnut, MS email@example.com Bivocational Youth Pastor-Academy Baptist Church Bro. Wayne Cobb cell 662-488-5236 Mt. Zion Cumberland Presbyterian is searching for a youth minister. Contact Jody Hill 662-685-4771 ext. 111 F/T Youth Pastor-Midway Baptist Church Meridian, MS Malia Webster (559)836-9274 FBC Calhoun City is searching for a student pastor (male or female) You can come preach on a rotation if you like for now Wed. at 6:00PM. Part-Time Youth Minister Steep Hollow Baptist 601-795-4638. Poplarville, MS Part-Time Youth Minister Slayden Baptist Church. Part-Time Youth position at Heartsong Church (north end of Ripley). Please send resumes and inquiries to Robert Lovett firstname.lastname@example.org In Good Faith Baptist Church, Pontotoc-Interim Youth Minister. Contact Wiley Jenkins 662-488-7201(or pastor - Bro. Kevin Nichols 662-416-0714) Music Minister needed at College Hill Heights in Oxford, MS. Hudson.email@example.com 662-832-6187
WELLNESS CENTER INFORMATION
Wellness Center Hours: Monday through Saturday open 5 AM to 11 PM Sunday open 2 PM to 5 PM
Wellness Center Policy: All BMC Faculty and Staff now have the benefit of their spouse and children (living at home, older than 14) being able to use the Wellness Center for free. All they will need to do is fill out the paperwork and pay a $10 card fee.
The Wellness Center is striving to promote a culture of WELLNESS on our Blue Mountain College campus and in our community, and to make healthy fitness choices more available to our BMC family and community.
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