Carpe Diem.

Grounded in the ideals of service, hospitality and entrepreneurship that inspired our founders, a Mercyhurst education encourages the development of lifelong passions and engagement with the larger world. Inspired by our motto, "Carpe Diem," our faculty and students embrace innovation and leadership in service, as they make a difference within our gates and around the world.

Choose Your Area of Study

With more than 100 academic disciplines, Mercyhurst affords you the opportunity for passionate study in virtually any field.

Summer Courses at Mercyhurst

Mercyhurst’s 2019 Summer Session provides a variety of engaging undergraduate and graduate courses from across the curriculum. Courses run 13 weeks, six weeks or five weeks, with both on-campus and online offerings. Open to Mercyhurst students, visiting students from other colleges and universities, and high school juniors and seniors, these courses can help you make the most of the summer months!

Apr
25

Mercyhurst Literary Festival: Lumen Unveiling, Writing Awards

Thursday, April 25, 2019 | 8:00 pm
Taylor Little Theatre
Apr
26

D’Angelo Opera Theatre: Don Pasquale

Friday, April 26, 2019 | 8:00 pm
Mary D'Angelo Performing Arts Center
Apr
27

Dig Into Erie’s Past

Saturday, April 27, 2019 | 2:00 pm
Mary D'Angelo Performing Arts Center lobby

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