" Yes! The meal plan is included in the room and board amount for tuition. There are a few different meal plans you can choose from: http://merrimackdining.com/plans/index.html. Hope this helps! "
" Students can sign up in the Office of Student Involvement with their departure point and time. Last year we offered trips to the Andover Commuter Rail (Haverhill line), Logan and Manchester airports. Hope this helps! "
" Yes - Orientation is for all new students, no matter if you are living on or off campus. We're working on the schedule and will let you know when it is up online. Hope this helps! "
" Hello! Please call the Bursar’s Office at (978) 837-5105 to discuss your payment options. Here's a helpful link as well: http://www.merrimack.edu/admission/financial_aid_and_scholarships/tuition_and_expenses/faq/ "
" Please email email@example.com as soon as you can. Thanks! "
" Graduation is Sunday, May 19, 2013. It'll be here before we know it! "
" We have two computers available for students to purchase. Windows based computers are recommended for business students. Here is the laptop link - you can order directly online or call 781-935-1456. http://www.merrimack.edu/life/askit/laptop_models.php "
I thought I had set up a divorce parents account for 50% of 2012-2013 tuition for my son Jeremy Fischer-Block, but I haven\'t received any confirmation. I wondering if I didn\'t do correctly...Thank you! Bruce Block 781-631-5677
" Hi Bruce - we are going to send your question to the Bursar's office to follow up with you. "
" Merrimack is about two miles from the Andover commuter rail that goes into North Station. We do have various student-sponsored trips into Boston as well. "
" Homecoming/Family Weekend is scheduled for the weekend of November 2-4, 2012. "
" Yes! We currently have May dates scheduled on our online form at www.merrimack.edu/visit. If you'd like to schedule a date in June, July or August feel free to call our Welcome Center at 978-837-5093. "
" Yes! We have tours and information sessions daily and on most Saturdays. We are closed for the July 4th holiday. You can schedule a visit at www.merrimack.edu/visit or call 978-837-5093. We look forward to seeing you! "
" Incoming freshmen move in on August 30, 2012. Orientation leads up to classes beginning on September 4. "
" Thanks for your question! We have sent financial aid award letters home. We suggest you call the financial aid office at 978-837-5186 and they can look into your specific file. "
" Freshman can choose their meal plans this summer. We'll have more information coming soon! "
" Hello! Students on the wait list are not ranked. Also, you are welcome to attend an Accepted Student Day - just please know that it is not an offer of admission. "
" No, freshman can not have cars on campus. "
" Thanks for your question! There was a deposit card in the acceptance packet. Here is a pdf of the deposit form. Please mail it to the Merrimack College Admissions Office, 315 Turnpike Street, North Andover, MA 01845 "
" Yes! Here is a helpful list of what to pack. "
" Thanks for your question. There is no fee to apply to Merrimack. "
" Campus is located in North Andover, MA, about 25 minutes north of Boston. "
" Tuition is $31,765. Here is the tuition and fees webpage that breaks down tuition, room & board and fees. "
" Yes! There are two Century Bank ATMs on campus - one in the Sakowich Campus Center and one in the Volpe Athletic Complex. "
" Yes, students are required to take 2 religion classes as part of their core requirements. "
" Check out www.merrimack.edu/visit. We have tours and Merrimack 101 information sessions almost everyday as well as Open Houses throughout the fall. You can also call us at 978-837-5100 to schedule your visit! "
" Parking passes are given first to upperclassman students at the beginning of each school year. After Columbus Day (mid-October) it is determined how many spots are available for freshman. If there are enough parking spaces available, all freshman interested in bringing their cars may have one; if there are more freshman interested in on-campus parking than there are spots available then a lottery system is used to determine who receives a parking pass. "
" Yes, and beginning this year laundry is FREE! There are laundry facilities in every residence hall excepting Deegan West, as well as in the apartments and townhouses. Deegan West residents have access to the laundry facilities in Deegan East. Also new this year is Laundry View, an Internet application that allows students to monitor the status of washers and dryers through a Web browser. See how many washers and dryers are available without even leaving your room! "
" Homecoming/Parents Weekend is October 21-23, 2011. More details to come at www.merrimack.edu/homecoming. "
" Deegan East, Deegan West and Ash Centre "
" Thanks for your question! The student can defer for a year if they send in their deposit and let us know they want to defer. That is the only way we can hold their spot and financial aid. They can have their credits reviewed if they send a transcript and course descriptions to us. If you have more specific questions you can contact Pete Sison in the admissions office at 978-837-5088 or firstname.lastname@example.org "
" Hello! If your son applied for regular decision, we will be mailing decisions out in mid-March. "
" Hi Donna! Yes - we will receive the application! Thanks for your question. "
" Hello! Yes, the admissions portal is up and running to check on your student's application status. It'll let you know if we're missing any required documents. You can log in at www.merrimack.edu/myapplication. We've sent an email and a letter to your student with the admissions ID for access into this portal. Hope this helps! Thanks for your question! "
" Merrimack College uses the Common Application ( www.commonapp.org) for all freshmen applicants. We also require applicants to complete a short supplement form, which is also available on the Common Application website. "
" Only one! "
" Only if student is applying for Financial Aid. SAT or ACT scores are required if you want to be considered for an institutional scholarship. "
" Freshman Early Decision: November 15
Freshman Early Action: November 30
Freshman Regular Admission: February 15
Freshman Financial Aid: February 15 "
" Under the Early Decision program, your application materials, including your Common Application and Merrimack Supplemental form must be received on or before November 15. This is a binding program. If you apply to Merrimack for early decision, applying to other colleges through the regular admission process is allowed. If you are accepted to Merrimack through early decision, all other applications must be withdrawn. Deposits are due by January 15.
Early Action is intended for students who are completing their senior year in high school and desire to have an admissions decision by mid-December. Under the Early Action program, your application materials, including your Common Application and Merrimack Supplemental form must be received on or before November 30. This is a non-binding program. Deposits are due by May 1. "
" FAFSA stands for Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Completing the FAFSA can qualify students to receive financial assistance based on demonstrated financial need. The FAFSA is available beginning January 1, 2012 for the 2012-2013 school year, but it's best to complete the FAFSA after filing your 2011 taxes so you can enter the most accurate and current financial information for your household. You can submit the FAFSA using estimated numbers based on 2010 tax information, but you will have to update your completed form with 2011 information before an official financial aid package can be put together for your student. "
" Thanks for letting us know! It is fixed. "
" Thanks for your question! We have about 700 students in the School of Science and Engineering. Specifically, we have 100 Civil Engineering majors and 70 Electrical Engineering majors. Hope this helps! "
" Here is the tuition and fees webpage for 2011-2012. Tuition for next year will be posted soon. "
" Yes! On the 3rd floor of the McQuade Library students have access to the:
-The Center for Academic Enrichment
-The First Year Academic Counselor
-Academic Counselor for International and Intercultural Students
-Academic Support Services for Students with Disabilities
Visit www.merrimack.edu/academics/AcademicSupport for a run down of the many great services at Merrimack. "
" Students at Merrimack control their schedules and are able to view their grades online. The Registrar's office can give you information about the FERPA (Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act) policy. "