Sunday, March 11, 2018 – Daylight Savings Time begins (Set clocks ahead 1 hour)
9:30 AM – Sunday School; SUB (Paschal Student Center) Upper Level
Monday, March 12, 2018 – BSU Spring Mission Trip to New York 8:00 AM – Spring Break – NO CLASSES 8:00 AM – Administrative Offices open 4:30 PM – Administrative Offices close for the day
Tuesday, March 13, 2018 – BSU Spring Mission Trip to New York 8:00 AM – Spring Break – NO CLASSES 8:00 AM – Administrative Offices open 4:30 PM – Administrative Offices close for the day
Wednesday, March 14, 2018 – BSU Spring Mission Trip to New York 8:00 AM – Spring Break – NO CLASSES 8:00 AM – Administrative Offices open 4:30 PM – Administrative Offices close for the day
Thursday, March 15, 2018 – BSU Spring Mission Trip to New York 8:00 AM – Spring Break – NO CLASSES 8:00 AM – Administrative Offices open 4:30 PM – Administrative Offices close for the day
Friday, March 16, 2018 – BSU Spring Mission Trip to New York 8:00 AM – Spring Break – NO CLASSES 8:00 AM – Administrative Offices open 4:30 PM – Administrative Offices close for the day
Saturday, March 17, 2018 – BSU Spring Mission Trip to New York
Students need to retain their ID Badges for the coming years. If they lose it, or it gets destroyed, they will be charged $30 for a new one upon their return to campus for classes. Please do not throw the badges away at the end of the semester.
FINANCIAL AID ANNOUNCEMENTS
If you have filed your FAFSA and completed all required paperwork a pink card will be available for you in the Financial Aid Office. You must have a pink card to make a schedule for Fall 2018.
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 and 2018-19. Scholarship opportunities are also listed.
The 2018-19 FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) is available now. If you plan on being enrolled beginning August, 2018, you must complete a 2018-19 FAFSA. https://fafsa.ed.gov/. You are encouraged to use the Data Retrieval Tool, (DRT) when filing your 2018-19 FAFSA. You will report 2016 taxes.
If you are a Mississippi resident you may now apply for Mississippi state aid for 2018-19 www.riseupms.com
Students may make payments on their accounts Monday – Friday in the Business Office from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. or call 662.685.4771 Ext. 133. Online payments maybe be made any time at www.bmc.edu/Pay Tuition and Fees. Payment for Spring Term II online courses is due by March 5.
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. 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
Prime Time with Micah Carter March 20th-7PM at the BSU. Prayer Time with Elijah Fox. Tuesday’s at 2:30. Meet at the picnic tables near the fountain. If raining, we will meet inside the BSU. Mission Trip Join Mike Bell with Monroe County March 11-14 to help with painting/sheet rock for Hurricane Harvey relief in TX. The only cost is for your food. See Mrs. Tracy.
New Ministry Positions (additional job positions may be found on the BSU job board). ~Youth/Children's Minister- West Ripley Baptist Church, email@example.com ~P/T youth minister or pianist for Sunday mornings, Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church, Johnny Owen 662-538-8139 ~F/T Pastor First Christian Church West Point, MS; firstname.lastname@example.org., 662-494-2391
RAY DINING HALL NORMAL 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
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.
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