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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 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 website, at

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Ruth E. Roach Memorial Scholarship Fund

Outside scholarship opportunity - DEADLINE APRIL 15th:

General Award Criteria:

1.  Ease situations of financial hardship due to the challenges of single parenting
2.  Improve one’s ability to gain quality employment and/or
3.  Create a future that better sustains themselves and their dependents
4.  We would also hope that the candidate can demonstrate a likely-hood of completing their education (degree or certification in their field of study) by demonstrating:

o   An adequate monthly income/support to sustain their household during the term of their educational program
o   A plan to cover the remainder of their educational costs
o   The academic ability and drive to ensure program completion (3.0 gpa in their course of study)

In addition to the completed application, that includes their Personal Statement, each applicant should submit the following:
            Two letters of recommendations
            Transcripts from high school and/or any schooling that you have pursued

TO APPLY please follow this link:

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