一年一度的礼物 to the 及时行乐基金 from alumni, 父母, 爷爷奶奶, 教师, 工作人员, and friends provide a vital source of revenue for university operations. 一年一度的礼物, which are received and spent in the same year, go to work immediately to support the best of Mercyhurst — quality academics, student scholarships, outstanding 教师, 设施, and distinctive opportunities such as study abroad, 实习, undergraduate research, 服务学习, and leadership opportunities.

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Mercyhurst’s fiscal year operates from June 1 to May 31. 除了, strong alumni participation in annual giving is a valuable measure of Mercyhurst pride and satisfaction. It is also a factor in college rankings and the amount of financial support the university receives from foundations. 

You can make your gift to any of the following areas support by the 及时行乐基金:

Area of Greatest Need

Allows Mercyhurst to use that gift where the need is greatest. Such gifts may be used to help fund additional 教师, new technology for classrooms, or helping a student study abroad.


Allows Mercyhurst to create competitive financial aid offers for prospective students through current-use scholarships and financial aid opportunities.

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Allows Mercyhurst to offer cutting-edge and innovative academic programs and provides support for the collections and electronic resources in Mercyhurst’s Hammermill 图书馆


Allows Mercyhurst to support our 25 varsity athletic teams and nearly 1,000 student-athletes who work hard on the field and in the classroom to represent Mercyhurst.

Catholic and Mercy 任务

Allows Mercyhurst to promote and exemplify the foundation and traditions established by the Sisters of Mercy, which are at the core of the institution's mission.

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