Parents and Family

Community Resources

There are several local businesses that surround the Misericordia campus. Below is a list of these businesses.

Hotels & Places to Stay

**Ask for the special Misericordia rate!**

Best Western Plus Genetti Hotel & Conference Center

Country Club Apartments

Courtyard Marriott Wilkes-Barre Arena

Days Inn

Hilton Garden Inn

Holiday Inn

Host Inn All Suites

Quality Inn and Suites Conference Center Hotel


M&T Bank

Pennstar Bank

PNC Bank

Wells Fargo Bank

Places to Eat

Grotto's Pizza

Lakeside Skillet

Pizza Bella

MU Social Media Sites

Misericordia University has several social media sites which are an easy way to stay connected with MU! Bellow are the links to the Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Flickr accounts!

Misericordia University FacebookMisericordia University TwitterMisericordia University YouTubeMisericordia University Flickr

News and Events

There are important events and news that occur at Misericordia University. The following links can be used to keep up with these events!

News Main

Featured Article

Campus Calendar

Alumni Calendar

Student Activities

The Arts & More

Parent Program Resources

Misericordia has certain resources that are important for parents throughout the amount of time your student attends Misericordia.

President's Message

Student Handbook

Campus Safety

Residence Life

Financial Aid


Student Life


Your student's academic achievement is important to Misericordia University. Here are some important links regarding Misericordia University's academics.

Majors and Programs

Academic Calendar

Registrar's Office

Honor's Program

Academic Integrity

Student Success Center

Home Football Tailgating Information

Offices and Programs of Interest

Important Dates

Here are some important dates to remember for the Spring 2016 Semester.


Thursday, August 25th

First-Year Student Orientation

Thursday. August 25th-Sunday, August 28th

Classes Begin

Monday, August 29th

Labor Day Recess

No Classes on Monday, September 5th

Fall Recess Begins

Thursday, October 13th

Classes Resume

Monday, October 17th

Thanksgiving Recess Begins

Wednesday, November 23rd

Classes Resume

Monday, November 28th

Final Exam Week

Monday, December 12th-Saturday, December 17th

Winter Baccalaureate and Commencement

Sunday, December 18th

Newsletter Subscriptions

Misericordia University has multiple newsletters that keep the Misericordia community up to date on current and exciting news occurring throughout campus. These newsletters are open to the public for subscription.

  • The Highlander is a student run newspaper that discusses new happenings on campus and important student issues. It is available online as well as in print.

In order to subscribe:

-Click on the Highlander logo below

-Scroll down to the bottom of the homepage

-Look for the box on the left hand side titled "Email Updates"

-Enter your email address

Click here to access Misericordia Highlander and sign up for the newsletter

  • Misericordia Athletics also has a newsletter that provides the latest updates on sports events and highlights from recent games.

    Click on the link below in order to subscribe to the Athletics Newsletter

Click here to sign up for the MU Athletics Newsletter

MU Today

Misericordia Today is the university's official Alumni Magazine published twice throughout the year. The magazine highlights specific events regarding both past and current happenings on campus and among the Misericordia community.

Click here to access an archive of both traditional and digital versions of the MU Today magazine.

Parent Handbook 2016-2017

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