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September 24, 2017
Week of September 24-30, 2017
This week at a glance….......

Sunday, September 24, 2017 –
      10:00 AM – Sunday School; SUB (Paschal Student Center) Upper Level

Monday, September 25, 2017 –
      8:00 AM – Administrative Offices Open
      10:00 AM – Chapel for ALL students; MLB Auditorium (Maurice Singh)
      4:30 PM – Administrative Offices Close
      5:00 PM – Men’s Intramural Volleyball; The Green

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 –
      8:00 AM – Administrative Offices Open
      1:30 PM – Computer Proficiency Testing; TLC
      2:00 PM – Computer Proficiency Testing; TLC
      2:30 PM – Computer Proficiency Testing; TLC
      4:30 PM – Administrative Offices Close
      4:30 PM – Faculty/Student All-star Softball Game; Intramural Field
      5:00 PM – Men’s Intramural Volleyball; The Green
      7:00 PM – Prime Time; Broach BSU

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 –

      8:00 AM – Administrative Offices Open
      10:00 AM – Society Meetings; Faculty/Staff Coffee
      10:30 AM – Blood Drive; Paschal Student Center (SUB)
      12:30 PM – MA Luncheon Meeting; Lowrey Church Fellowship Hall
      12:40 PM – Koinonia Meeting; Broach Hall BSU (Lower level)
      1:30 PM – Computer Proficiency Testing; TLC
      2:00 PM – Computer Proficiency Testing; TLC
      2:30 PM – Computer Proficiency Testing; TLC
      4:30 PM – Administrative Offices Close

Thursday, September 28, 2017 –

      8:00 AM – Administrative Offices Open
      8:30 AM – Chaplaincy Training; Ed 117
      4:00 PM – Math Reasoning Workshop; Admin 25
      4:30 PM – Administrative Offices Close
      5:00 PM – Men’s Intramural Volleyball; The Green
      8:00 PM – Game Night; Paschal Student Center (SUB)

Friday, September 29, 2017 –
      8:00 AM – Administrative Offices Open
      10:00 AM – Chapel for ALL students; MLB Auditorium (Stan May)
      1:30 PM – CLEP/DSST Testing; SUB Testing Center
      4:30 PM – Administrative Offices Close

Saturday, September 30, 2017 –




ATTENTION 2018 CANDIDATES FOR UNDERGRADUATE DEGREES!


All students who expect to complete degree requirements by December 2017, May 2018, or July/August 2018 must submit an Application for Degree to the Office of the Registrar by Friday, September 29. Information concerning commencement and the application for degree process as well as the application form are posted at www.bmc.edu. Click on the ACADEMICS tab and then OFFICE OF THE REGISTRAR tab. Scroll down the page and click on the Application for Degree link (http://www.bmc.edu/cand_degree.asp). Carefully read the information items and then complete and submit the Application for Degree. Contact the Office of the Registrar if you have questions concerning the application for degree process.

NEW LIBRARY HOURS

Beginning September 16, Guyton Library will be open from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturdays.

BUSINESS OFFICE

Just a reminder that all student accounts are due on or before December 1, 2017.

Students may make payments on their accounts in the Business Office from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., make online payments at www.bmc.edu/Pay Tuition and Fees or call 662.685.4771 Ext. 133.

CHAPEL ABSENCES

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 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.

BAPTIST STUDENT UNION

Noonday Monday 1-1:25 and Thursday 12:35-1
Monday, Sept. 25 Prayer Time with Elijah Fox 2:30 @ BSU. Sign up for a pray for revival group.
Thursday, Sept. 28 Visit the Nursing Home Meet at 2:30 at the BSU.
BSU T-shirts are available. Cost $12.
Sign up for College Student Conference on the table.
Men’s Bible study sign-up sheets are now available at the BSU. Book provided. Please sign up now, so we can order books.

BSU needs those interested in…
…serving on a committee to see a BSU council member.
…singing for noonday, sign up at the BSU table.
…puppeteering for Open Vessels need to see Mrs. Tracy.

Ministry Positions available
Youth Worker/Music Leader Old Oak Grove in Myrtle. Housing is available. Contact Bro. Bobby Butler. 662-316-0219
Youth Pastor Sherman Baptist Church, small youth group, unchurched youth. Contact Pastor TJ Coker. Leave a message if unable to answer. 662-321-0874
Bi-vocational Pastor Gore Springs Baptist (8 mi E. of Grenada). Housing provided. Contact Ruby Morrison 205-310-3384
Youth Pastor and/or worship leader Cumberland Baptist Church (Webster County). Chris Barrow 662-617-0293
Pastor In Good Faith Baptist Church, Pontotoc. Wiley Jenkins 662-488-7201
Music Minister Highland Baptist Church. Senatobia, MS. Brandon.Moore@amfed.com
Music Minister. College Hill Heights (Oxford, MS) Anthony Hudson. Hudson.j.anthony@gmail.com

RAY 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 AM – 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 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/

The Office of Financial Aid has been notified that the Data Retrieval Tool on the FAFSA is not operable at this time. A 2017-18 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.

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.

Posted by Chapel Announcements on September 24, 2017 at 0:00 AM
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