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April 15, 2018
Week of April 15-21, 2018
This week at a glance….......

Sunday, April 15, 2018 –
      9:30 AM – Sunday School; SUB (Paschal Student Center) Upper Level

Monday, April 16, 2018 –
      8:00 AM – Administrative Offices open
      10:00 AM – Chapel for ALL students; MLB Auditorium (Dr. Barbara McMillin)
      2:30 PM – Alpha Chi Spring induction; Fisher-Washburn 211
      4:30 PM – Administrative Offices close for the day
      7:00 PM – Department of Fine Arts Showcase; Garrett Hall auditorium

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 –
      8:00 AM – Administrative Offices open
      3:30 PM – Alpha Lambda Delta Initiation; Fisher-Washburn 108
      4:30 PM – Administrative Offices close for the day
      7:00 PM – Prime Time with Randy Rinehart; Broach BSU

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 –
      8:00 AM – Administrative Offices open
      10:00 AM – CLUB MEETINGS (Elect New Officers)
      1:30 PM – Computer Proficiency Testing; TLC
      3:00 PM – Mountain Breeze Winners Celebration and Reading; Paschal Student Center (SUB)
      4:30 PM – Administrative Offices close for the day

Thursday, April 19, 2018 –
      8:00 AM – Administrative Offices open
      1:30 PM – Computer Proficiency Testing; TLC
      2:30 PM – Sigma Tau Delta Initiation Program; Education 110
      3:00 PM – BMC Research Day; Paschal Student Center (SUB)
      4:30 PM – Administrative Offices close for the day
      4:30 PM – LDL Presentations; Garrett Hall auditorium
      5:00 PM – Delta Kappa Gamma Meeting; Education 110
      7:30 PM – Chorale Spring Concert; MLB Auditorium

Friday, April 20, 2018 –
      8:00 AM – Administrative Offices open
      10:00 AM – Chapel for ALL students; MLB Auditorium (AWARDS DAY)
      1:30 PM – DSST/CLEP Testing; Paschal Student Center Testing Center (Lower level)
      4:30 PM – Administrative Offices close for the day
      5:30 PM – Invitation ONLY 2018 Scholarship Gala Reception; Ray Dining Hall
      7:00 PM – 2018 Scholarship Gala Program with Dennis Swanberg; MLB Auditorium

Saturday, April 21, 2018 –


SENIOR CHAPEL SEATING FOR CHAPEL ON MONDAY, APRIL 16, 2018

Dr. Barbara McMillin has requested that ALL GRADUATING SENIORS sit in the front 5 rows of the 2 middle sections of the MLB Auditorium for chapel on Monday, April 16. These rows will be RESERVED just for Graduating Seniors.

BUSINESS OFFICE

ACCOUNT BALANCE DUE ON OR BEFORE MAY 1, 2018

All bills for room and board, tuition, and fees of every kind must be paid in full to the Business Office before the student’s official transcript can be released or a diploma can be awarded. In the event that a student’s account is not paid by the end of the academic session, interest may be charged on the unpaid balance at the current rate of interest. Grades will not be accessible until satisfactory arrangements have been made in the Business Office.

Please email Pam Pharr at ppharr@bmc.edu if you have any questions or concerns.Thank you in advance for your payment.

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

SPRING FORMAL


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. 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.

LDL PRESENTATIONS



ID BADGES

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.

BAPTIST STUDENT UNION

Prime Time with Randy Rinehart Tuesday, April 17th 7PM at the BSU.
Prime Time Commissioning Service for Summer Missionaries and Summer Camp Workers Tuesday, April 24 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.

New Ministry Positions (additional job positions may be found on the BSU job board).
Youth Director River Bend Baptist Church in Aberdeen, MS. Contact Roy McHenry at 662-257-5186
Music Minister at Golden Central Baptist Church in Golden, MS. Contact Sondra Bullen at sondrabullen3@att.net. (Love traditional hymns but want praise and music too. Growing church with about 250 attending. Part-time unless willing to lead youth as well.)
Summer Counselors– Camp Garaywa. See flyer on job turnstyle. Contact jeast@garaywa.org if you have questions.
Girl Intern position– Gateway Baptist Church in Montana. (Working with Kyle Rosas former BMC graduate.) See Mrs. Tracy.
Summer staff ministry positions Camp Baldwin 5/23-8/3. Apply at www.campbaldwin.org/employment.html
Contact Gil Johnson at 251-987-5100

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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