Students who commute to campus from the surrounding region are valued members of the Mercyhurst community and offer a unique perspective to campus life. 作为一名通勤学生, please know that you are more than welcome to share your energy and enthusiasm by getting involved in some of the wonderful activities and organizations Mercyhurst has to offer! 你参与文化活动的时间, 精神上的, and recreational activities can be as rewarding and vital to your education as your academic experiences.
Commuter Student Services assists commuter students with involvement, an ease of access at Mercyhurst by providing professional staff support, commuter-only空间, 以及让学生在校期间感到支持的资源.
The 通勤休息室 is located on the first floor of the Carolyn Hermann Student Union. It is a comfortable place to study, hang out with friends in between classes, or simply relax.
休息室在学生会办公时间开放. 另外, 通勤学生储物柜, 额外的座位, and a meal prep area are available on the second floor of the Student Union.
The 通勤休息室 is located above The Roost and The Roost Express, 校园里两个受欢迎的餐厅.
The 校园参与中心 sponsors events and programs throughout the year. All commuter students are encouraged to attend as many programs as their schedules will allow. If you have suggestions on how to improve a program or would like to see a new program, 不要犹豫，通过电子邮件让我们的团队知道 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Here are some of the programs that are sponsored by Campus Involvement:
- Comm-YOU-ter每月 通讯
通勤欢迎周登记 & Meet and Greet introduces new first-year commuter students to their Commuter Student Liaisons, 校园参与中心的工作人员, 以及其他新来的通勤学生. The session occurs on the first day of Welcome Week in August, while residential students are move in to their campus residences. 在这次活动中, commuters receive meal tickets for every meal during Welcome Week and pick up their Spirit Shirts. 欢迎周期间, students will attend presentations that will aid in their transition to Mercyhurst. They will also have the opportunity to tour campus and participate in fun team-building activities.
All new commuter students are strongly encouraged to attend this event. Commuter students will receive a personal invitation to participate. 如果你还没有收到邀请，请发邮件 email@example.com. 我们希望在欢迎周期间见到你!
在默西赫斯特大学, every student who parks a vehicle on campus property must register that vehicle with the Office Police & Safety and must have a university parking permit issued and affixed to the registered vehicle. The person registering the vehicle must be the registered owner or an immediate family member of the registered owner. Any person registering a new vehicle must provide a student ID card or driver’s license, 当前的州登记卡, and proof of insurance before their parking permit can be issued.
除了, students can ride the “e” buses through the Erie Metropolitan Transit Authority for free using their Mercyhurst ID.
Bike racks are located throughout campus in front of most buildings, if you plan to use alternate and environmentally friendly transportation, 喜欢自行车! Students are responsible for the safety of their bikes and must provide their own bike locks. 另外, we encourage all students who ride a bike to wear protective gear, such as helmets.
在默西赫斯特大学, we understand the diverse dining needs of our students. 有一天你可能会在去上课的路上想吃点东西, and the next you might have more time to relax and enjoy a meal with friends.
默西赫斯特提供了一系列方便, 灵活的, and affordable meal plans to meet the preferences and habits of our commuter students. We encourage our commuter students to explore our block meal plans, which provide an affordable set number of meals at our all-you-care-to-eat dining facilities on campus, Egan Hall的Grotto Commons和Ryan Hall的501 Grille. Both facilities provide an excellent selection of fresh, handcrafted culinary options every day. 除了, Grotto Commons每天营业到很晚, 还有特别的深夜菜单, 使它成为与朋友聚会的理想场所. 欲了解更多信息，请访问我们的 餐饮服务网页.
通勤者也可以参加赫斯特餐饮俱乐部, through which you can purchase and use Dining Dollars at any on-campus dining facility (Grotto Commons, 赖安霍尔餐厅, 湖人的旅馆, 咖啡吧或便利店). With Dining Dollars, students are eligible for a discount on every transaction.
The Commuter Student Liaison plans and hosts various opportunities for commuter students to get together and participate in on-campus events throughout the year. The Commuter Student Liaison advises the 通勤学生协会, 监控CSA的Facebook页面, and sends out a monthly digital newsletter to keep commuter students updated on what is happening on campus!
Getting involved in Recognized Student Clubs/Organizations (RSCO), 参加校内活动, 与同学一起学习, and attending programs hosted on campus are crucial to your success and happiness at Mercyhurst. You are welcome to stop into the Student Union to learn more about the opportunities available to students.
有关校园活动，请访问 湖人发射台 或者查看 这个周末旅行者 位于枢纽. Both resources are consistent ways to learn more about what is happening on campus.