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Students urge Mercer to switch dining service providers after confusion over meal plan sharing

Aramark provides food service to hospitals, universities, schools and more, including Mercer University.
February 14, 2020
A Mercer student created a petition asking administration to remove Aramark as its dining service provider following a recent incident involving both General Manager Janet Walker and Mercer Police.

Mobile student ID coming soon to Android devices

Mobile student ID coming soon to Android devices
February 1, 2020
The Office of Auxiliary Services anticipates that 2,500 users will sign up for a mobile ID card once the Android option is available.

How do students feel about the digital Bear Card three months later?

A student tries to use a backup near-field communication battery to access a Blackboard Transact reader.
October 8, 2019
Associate Vice President for Auxiliary Services Ken Boyer said he hoped the new option would bring the community choice and convenience. Now that students have had the opportunity to try this new technology, some are left feeling disappointed.

New for iPhone and Apple Watch: The Bear Card

This year, students can get their Bear Card on their phone if it is an Apple device.
August 14, 2019
Students and faculty at Mercer University can ditch their plastic IDs, known as Bear Cards, for a digital version this year — if they have an Apple device, that is.
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