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Gwynedd-Mercy College

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Visiting and Contact Info

Visiting And Contact Information

1325 Sumneytown Pike

PO Box 901

Gwynedd Valley, PA 19437-0901

United States

Phone: 215-641-5510

Fax: 215-641-5556

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Admissions Office Contact Info
Admissions Office Contact:Michele Diehl
Title:Director of Admissions
Admissions Office Address:1325 Sumneytown Pike
PO Box 901
Gwynedd Valley, PA 19437-0901
Admissions Office Phone:215-646-7300
Admissions Office Fax:215-641-5556
Admissions Office Email:diehl.m@gmc.edu

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Experience College Life
Most Popular Places on Campus:Assumption Hall
The Sister Isabelle Keiss Center for Health and Sciences
The Griffin Complex Student Union and Athletic Facility
Saint Bernard Lobby and Snack Bar
Loyola Hall and Saint Brigid's Hall- Residence Halls
Most Popular Places Off Campus:Montgomeryville Mall
King of Prussia Mall -The Plaza and the Court
South Street (city of Philadelphia)
Philadelphia Historical sites
Sporting Events-Football, Basketball, Baseball, Hockey

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Campus Tours
Campus Visiting Center:Yes
Phone Number:215-646-7300
Campus Tours:Yes
     Appointment Required:Yes
     Tour Dates:Year-round
     Times:9 am- 5 pm
Average Length:1 hour
Contact Email Address to Sign-Up:diehl.m@gmc.edu

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On Campus Interviews
On Campus Interviews:Yes
Start Date for High School Juniors:September 1st
Appointment Required:Required
Advance Notice:Yes
Length of Advance Notice:1 week
Saturday Appointments Available:No
Average Length of Interview:30 min.
Information Sessions:Available
Times:Daily
Email Address to Sign-Up:diehl.m@gmc.edu

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Faculty and Coach Visits
Dates/Times Available:Year-round
Arrangements:Contact Admissions Office
Advance Notice:1 week
Contact Email Address for Faculty Visit:diehl.m@gmc.edu
Contact Email Address for Coach Visit:diehl.m@gmc.edu

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Class Visits
Dates Available:Year-round
Arrangements:Contact Admissions Office

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Overnight Dorm Stays
Overnight Dorm Stays:Available
Advance Notice:1 week
Arrangements:Contact Admissions Office

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Transportation
Types of Transportation Available to Campus:
Philadelphia International Airport and Lehigh Valley International Airport are both within an hour of Campus. Van and limousine services and rental cars are available for a trip from the airports to campus. Amtrak trains and Greyhound busses operate into Philadelphia. From these stations, the SEPTA regional rail-line, the R5, stops at the Gwynedd Valley station. A school-operated shuttle has pick up and drop off service to the campus from the train station.
 
Driving Instructions to Campus:
From the Schuylkill Expressway: From the Schuylkill Expressway follow 476 North to signs for Pennsylvania Turnpike. Follow turnpike East to New Jersey. Exit 26 Ambler/ Fort Washington. Follow signs for Route 309 North, exit at Spring House/Norristown Road. Turn left at light onto Norristown Road. Drive 2 miles straight ahead to the college on the right. From the Pennsylvania Turnpike: Take PA Turnpike to Exit 26 (Fort Washington.) Exit at Springhouse, Norristown Road. Turn left at light onto Norristown Road. Drive 2 miles straight ahead to college on the right. From Route 309 North: Exit at Springhouse, Norristown Road. Turn left at light onto Norristown Road. Drive 2 miles straight ahead to college on the right. (Don't be concerned about the name change: Norristown Road becomes Sumneytown Pike after crossing over Bethlehem Pike at the Spring House intersection.)
 
Local Accommodations: Near By:
The Best Western Montgomeryville (Route 309 and Stump Road; Montgomeryville, PA; 215-699-8800) is located three miles from campus and contains 62 rooms with a restaurant and complimentary breakfast. The Best Western of Fort Washington (285 Commerce Drive; Fort Washington, PA; 215-542-7930) is a 104-room facility with a Palace of Asia restaurant and Subway sandwich shop. It is 4.5 miles from the College. Just four miles from the college is the Holiday Inn of Fort Washington (432 Pennsylvania Avenue; Fort Washington, PA; 215-643-3000). The 224-room hotel includes a restaurant and fitness center. All hotels are moderate in price. The Doubletree Guest Suites (640 West Germantown Pike; Plymouth Meeting, PA; 610-834-8300) is just under 5 miles from the college and is slightly more expensive then the previous establisments. A fitness center and restaurant highlight this 252-room hotel, which is just five miles from historical Valley Forge and King of Prussia points of interest.

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Key Statistics

Visiting and Contact Info

  • Admissions Office Address:
     
  • 1325 Sumneytown Pike
    PO Box 901
    Gwynedd Valley, PA 19437-0901
    Phone: 215-646-7300
    Fax: 215-641-5556
    Email: diehl.m@gmc.edu
  • Visiting Center:
    Yes
  • Campus Tours:
    Yes
  • On Campus Interviews:
    Yes
  • Overnight Dorm Stays:
    Available
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