The world may look a bit unusual right now, but there are plenty of ways to engage with Mercersburg.
Thank you for your interest in Mercersburg Academy! We look forward to connecting with you and introducing you to our school. Please make use of the resources on this page at your leisure, explore the rest of our website, and be in touch with any questions.
Submit an Inquiry
This is the first step in getting to know Mercersburg Academy and Mercersburg getting to know you. Get the ball rolling with this quick form.
Attend a Virtual Drop-In Session
Members of the Admission Office host an informal Zoom chat every Friday from 9 to 10 a.m. ET for prospective students and families. If you have questions about Mercersburg, the application or financial aid process, or boarding school in general, we invite you to stop by for as little or as long as you’d like.
Schedule a Formal Interview
Ready to dive into the application process? Get a Zoom interview or an in-person interview on the books by scheduling through the admission portal if you’ve set up log-in credentials or by contacting the Admission Office. Plan for about an hour for the conversation—30 minutes for the student and 30 minutes for the parent(s).
Take a Campus Tour
Campus tours can be scheduled by contacting the Admission Office at 717-328-6173 or firstname.lastname@example.org. In addition, below are two virtual tours to experience Mercersburg from afar.
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Hidden Spaces of Mercersburg
Join our head student tour guides as they give a behind-the-scenes tour of Mercersburg and show you some of the hidden spaces and places to be discovered on our nearly 130-year-old campus.
Passport to Mercersburg
International students have enriched Mercersburg’s community since its earliest days. During this meeting with current students and our director of global programs, we answer your unique questions about what it’s like to live and learn in a home away from home.
Application Tips and Tricks
Are you frightened by the process of applying to boarding school? Hear from our admission counselors to learn helpful tricks and treats about the application process and scare away anything that is holding you back.
Financial Aid Session
For many families, navigating the financial aid process can be a stressful part of applying to boarding schools. We understand and we want to help. This session will help you to learn more about School and Student Services (SSS) and Mercersburg Academy’s financial aid policy. (The deadline for the financial aid application is January 31.)
Session with School Leaders
As a parent, you’re probably both excited and nervous to have your child apply to boarding school. Enjoy this conversation about the student experience from the parent perspective and have all your questions answered.
Seeing Through the Lens of DEI
Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Renata Williams, other faculty, and students host a conversation about the multiple perspectives of diversity at Mercersburg.
Contact Our Head Blue Keys
Head Blue Keys are our student tour guide leaders, and they offer introductions below. They also invite you to reach out with questions about Mercersburg, and they’ll be in touch!