Sunday, August 12, 2018 – 9:30 AM – Sunday School; SUB (Paschal Student Center) Upper Level 10:30 AM – Campus Worship; MLB Auditorium 1:00 PM – Returning Student Move-In 6:30 PM – Worship in Garrett; Garrett Hall Auditorium
Monday, August 13, 2018 – 8:00 AM – Administrative Offices open 8:00 AM – Teacher Intern Training; Coward-Martin Education Building 110 8:00 AM – FYE Activities; MLB Auditorium 9:00 AM – Transfer Student Orientation; Garrett Hall Auditorium 12:30 PM – Lunch; Ray Dining Hall 1:30 PM – FYE Activities; MLB Auditorium 4:30 PM – Administrative Offices close for the day
Tuesday, August 14, 2018 – 8:00 AM – Administrative Offices open 8:00 AM – Classes begin 4:30 PM – Administrative Offices close for the day 6:30 PM – BSU (Baptist Student Union) Welcome Party; Broach Hall BSU
Wednesday, August 15, 2018 – 8:00 AM – Administrative Offices open 10:00 AM – Student Chapel; MLB Auditorium 4:30 PM – Administrative Offices close for the day
Thursday, August 16, 2018 – 8:00 AM – Administrative Offices open 4:30 PM – Administrative Offices close for the day 6:00 PM – Auditions for “Oklahoma!”; Garrett Hall Auditorium
Friday, August 17, 2018 – 8:00 AM – Administrative Offices open 3:00 PM – Call Backs for auditions for “Oklahoma!”; Garrett Hall Auditorium 4:30 PM – Administrative Offices close for the day
Saturday, August 18, 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.
FALL 2018 Payment or an approved payment plan is due on or before August 1, 2018. Please email Pam Pharr at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions or concerns. Thank you in advance for your payment.
ATTENTION 2019 CANDIDATES FOR UNDERGRADUATE DEGREES!
All students who expect to complete degree requirements by December 2018, May 2019, or July/August 2019, must submit an application for degree to the Office of the Registrar by Friday, September 15. 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 the OFFICE OF THE REGISTRAR tab. Scroll down the page and click on the Application for Degree link. 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.
MINISTERIAL ASSOCIATION MEETING
BMC Student Ministerial Association First Luncheon Meeting This Wednesday, 12:30 Lowrey Fellowship Hall Be there --- prayerfully!
THE BANK (COFFEE SHOP)
The Bank (coffee shop) will be open from 8:00 p.m. – 11:30 p.m. after the BSU Welcome Back Worship Sunday night, August 12th. Coffee is free for BMC students, faculty and staff! Regular hours of operation will be posted soon.
Students need to retain their ID Badges for the coming years. If they lose it, or it gets destroyed, they will be charged $32 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 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 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.
RAY DINING HALL HOURS
Monday-Friday: Breakfast – 7:15AM – 8:30 AM Lunch – 11:00 AM – 1:30 PM Dinner – 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM Saturday: Breakfast – 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM Lunch – 12:00 AM – 1:00 PM Dinner – 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM Sunday: Breakfast – 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM Lunch – 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM (Buffet) Dinner – 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM 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 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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