Orientation

Atlanta Campus: All new International Students are required to attend the International Student Orientation held at the start of each term. Please plan to arrive before the first day of orientation. Students should arrive to the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL).

ATLANTA Campus Arrival Instructions: There are many ways to get from the airport to Mercer University-Atlanta. 
1. MARTA public transportation (train & bus)- $5-10 USD
2. Uber or Lyft- ride share companies- $30USD
3. Taxi Service- $60-80USD

Mercer ELI Address: 
Cecil B. Day Hall
Mercer University-Atlanta
3001 Mercer University Drive
Atlanta, GA 30341

Macon Campus: All new International Students are required to attend the International Student Orientation held at the start of each term.  Upon completion of international student orientation, all freshman and exchange students will participate in the Bear Beginnings program. The Bear Beginnings programs run through the Office of Academic and Advising Services. Please contact the Office of International Programs with questions about orientation. 

MACON Campus Arrival Instructions:

Please complete the Arrival Form once you know your details for your arrival to Mercer University.

Students should arrive to the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL).

Upon arrival to the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, it is recommended that you use Groome Transportation to travel to Mercer University in Macon, Georgia. Groome Transportation shuttles depart from the domestic terminal’s ground transportation area. Please review their most current departure schedule to determine if this service will be best for your circumstances.

Groome Transportation- Macon, GA

You should instruct the Groome driver, taxi driver, or your Uber driver to drop you off at Mercer University’s Connell Student Center. There you will be greeted by Office of International Programs staff on the specified arrival dates shared during the pre-arrival process.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: You must arrive to Mercer University between 9am-4pm Monday-Friday* If you are unable to arrive on campus during this time you will need to book a local hotel and check in the following business day between 9am-4pm.