Bear Affair for School Counselors

You encourage your students to venture outside of their comfort zones, but how often do you get to take that opportunity? Come see for yourself what it’s like to be a Mercer Bear!

Bear Affair
Student portrait for Bear Affair

Meet Mercer

An ethos of service-learning permeates our campus culture, combining academic rigor with authentic experiences for an education that develops leaders and fully prepares students for successful careers and meaningful lives. When you join us at Bear Affair, you’ll discover what it means to Be The Bear.

For more information specific to school counselors, visit our School Counselor page.


Monday, April 12
1:00 p.m. First shuttle from Atlanta airport
2:00 p.m. Second shuttle from Atlanta airport
3:30-4:00 p.m. Check In
4:00-4:30 p.m. Welcome
4:30-6:00 p.m. Student Panel and Student Round Tables
6:30 p.m. Dinner and Cocktails
8:30 p.m. Shuttle to hotels
Tuesday, April 13
8:00 a.m. First shuttle from hotel
8:15 a.m. Second shuttle from hotel
8:30-9:00 a.m. Breakfast with Dr. Penny Elkins
9:00-10:00 a.m. Student Success at Mercer
10:00-11:45 a.m. Campus Tour
11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Lunch
12:45 p.m. First interactive session
1:30 p.m. Second interactive session
2:15 p.m. Closing
2:30 p.m. First shuttle to Atlanta airport
3:00 p.m. Second shuttle to Atlanta airport
Student by Macon sign

Admissions Blog

Your Macon Bucket List

Mercer is proud to call Macon its home, and we’re excited for incoming students to call Macon their home, too. From floating down the Ocmulgee River to catching a concert at one of Macon’s historic venues or checking out one of the local restaurants downtown, there’s always something fun to do!