Bears On Deck

Open to rising high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors, Bears On Deck gives students a glimpse of life at Mercer while touring campus and learning more about your college search process.

Bears on Deck


We will be abiding by all social distancing and health guidelines during this event to keep our guests, students, and staff safe. Please bring masks with you for you and your guests. Upon arrival, we ask that you and your guests participate in a temperature check conducted by a Mercer staff member. To help protect the health of our community, we have implemented enhanced cleaning and sanitizing of campus facilities along with a number of new operating procedures.

Sample Schedule
9:30 a.m.  Check-In and Breakfast
10:00 a.m. Welcome
10:30 a.m. Campus Tour
11:30 a.m. Admissions Presentation
12:15 p.m. Lunch

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I bring guests?

Absolutely! Each student may bring one guest. If another high school student is planning to attend with you, we ask that they register as well.

What should I wear?

You will be walking around campus throughout the day, so we recommend comfortable shoes and casual clothes. Since you will be inside and outside, check the weather before you come.

Where should I park?

Parking varies for each event, so check your email leading up to the event for detailed parking information. Also, when you arrive on campus, our student staff will direct you to your parking destination.

What will I see on the tour?

The campus tour gives you a student’s perspective on life at Mercer. You’ll see everything from our dining facilities to the fitness center, our historic Quad, Mercer Village, Cruz Plaza, and the new science center.