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August 7, 2017
Week of August 6-12, 2017
This week at a glance….......

Sunday, August 6, 2017 –

Monday, August 7, 2017 –
      8:00 AM – Administrative Offices Open
      10:00 AM – Band Camp; Garrett & MLB Auditoriums
      4:30 PM – Administrative Offices Close

Tuesday, August 8, 2017 –
      8:00 AM – Administrative Offices Open
      9:00 AM – New Employee Orientation; FW 216
      10:00 AM – Band Camp; Garrett & MLB Auditoriums
      11:00 AM – New Employee CPR Training; Tyler Gym (Lower level)
      4:30 PM – Administrative Offices Close

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 –
      8:00 AM – Administrative Offices Open
      8:00 AM – Dean’s Council Meeting; Admin. 27
      10:00 AM – Faculty Only Meeting; FW 108
      4:30 PM – Administrative Offices Close

Thursday, August 10, 2017 –
      8:00 AM – Administrative Offices Open
      9:00 AM – Faculty On Course Workshop; Ed 110
      4:30 PM – Administrative Offices Close
      6:00 PM – Blue & Gold Dinner; Ray Dining Hall

Friday, August 11, 2017 –
      8:00 AM – Administrative Offices Open
      9:00 AM – On Course Workshop for Faculty; Ed 110
      4:30 PM – Administrative Offices Close
      6:00 PM – MA Council Meeting; FW 206

Saturday, August 12, 2017 –
      8:00 AM – Alumni Board Meeting; Ed 110
      1:00 PM – Residence Hall Check In for Returning Students


*Move-in day for Returning Dorm Students is Saturday, August 12 starting at 1:00 PM.
**Move-in day for New Dorm Students is Sunday, August 13 starting at 1:00 PM.
All new incoming freshmen need to attend Freshman Year Experience at 9:00 AM on Monday, August 14.
All new transfer students need to attend Transfer Orientation at 9:00 AM on Monday, August 14.


Before you are allowed to move into the residence hall, you must have made financial arrangements for payment with the Business Office.


Sunday - 11:30 am – 1:30 pm


Check out the Financial Aid Application Checklist, 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.

Mississippi Residents - apply for State of Mississippi Financial Aid programs!

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 TICKETS Parking 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 will issue 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.


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, a $50 fine will be automatically assessed to the student’s account and a letter will be automatically sent to the student’s BMC email account informing them of the fine. The absence will not be cleared until the fine is paid in the Business Office. 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. However, students currently with holds on their accounts due to Chapel absences should follow the procedures for clearing these absences which were in force when the absence occurred. Satisfactory chapel attendance is a graduation requirement. Diplomas will not be awarded until the chapel absences are cleared.


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.

Posted by Chapel Announcements on August 7, 2017 at 8:43 AM

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