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Mercy College Enrollment Increases to New Record

Mercy College of Ohio President, Susan C. Wajert, PhD, announced fall 2016 enrollment has increased at Mercy College with 1355 students enrolled. This is an overall increase of 9% from fall 2015 and a record enrollment for Mercy College. The Toledo campus enrollment increased by 8% with 1155 students, while the Youngstown enrollment increased 13% with 200 students. 

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Important Billing and Health Insurance Information

Your fall 2016 billing statement is available on your Empower account.

Please note that all students who are enrolled in 6 or more credits will be automatically enrolled in the Mercy College Health Insurance plan. This annual coverage is an excellent and affordable plan. More information is available in the Business Office.

If you already have health insurance and wish to waive, please complete the online Health Insurance Waiver form. This waiver is available on your Empower account. The link is directly below your billing detail summary. Please click all three “Update buttons” on the left-hand side of the form to update all information, type your name to decline coverage, and submit. The charges will be removed from your bill within 5 business days.

Please contact the Business Office with any questions about your bill or your health insurance.

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Mercy College of Ohio Custom Diploma Frames

Mercy College Toledo and Youngstown students and alumni have the opportunity to order a beautiful custom Mercy College of Ohio diploma frame. These frames are embossed with the Mercy College Seal and will allow you to display your diploma with pride. Build your own custom frame at http://MercyCollege.Universityframes.com. Your frame will be shipped to you directly. Please feel free to stop into the Mercy College Clothing Store to see a sample.

 

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IRS Warning of a 'Federal Student Tax' Scam

Author:  Jeff Baker, Director, Policy Liaison and Implementation, Federal Student Aid

Subject: IRS Warning of a "Federal Student Tax" Scam

On May 27, 2016 the IRS released a statement warning of a scam involving a bogus “Federal Student Tax”. As provided in their statement, the scam is currently presented as “phone calls from IRS impersonators demanding payment for a non-existent tax, the ‘Federal Student Tax.’”

The IRS’ statement includes further explanation of what the scam includes, how students and taxpayers can protect their information, and how the IRS is responding to the issue. Institutions may want to make their students aware of this scam and the potential harm it may cause. More information on the IRS statement can be found on the irs.gov website, at https://www.irs.gov/uac/newsroom/irs-warns-of-latest-scam-variation-involving-bogus-federal-student-tax.

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