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All of the College’s Student Services programs and support teams are dedicated to ensuring you have what you need to succeed at Mid-America College of Funeral Service. There are a number of services available on campus to help you be successful, both inside and outside the classroom.
The Admissions Department serves as the front door to the College for prospective students and their families on campus. You’ve worked hard to get here, and your adventure is just beginning. When you come to the Mid-America College of Funeral Service, you’ll get the best values in funeral service education. Innovative, hands-on learning opportunities and a strong foundation in critical thinking will prepare you to lead in the funeral service field. Pierce Mortuary Colleges is a first-class education that will help define you for the rest of your life.
Please contact the Office of Admissions to get started: e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call (812) 288-8878.
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The goal of academic advising is to support students as they develop individualized paths through the funeral service curriculum and allowing students to meet their academic, personal, and professional goals. Academic advising is a very important part of the educational experience. The advising staff assist students with choosing to enroll full-time or part-time, provide guidance with academic and graduation requirements, and in deciding their preference in online or on-ground platforms. This team also assists students in determining which program available throughout Pierce Mortuary Colleges is the most appropriate for them, whether that be an associate, bachelor, or certificate program. Prior to enrollment, the Admission Advisors support students with academic related questions. After enrollment, the Academic Advisors serve as a primary point of contact, working in collaboration with faculty, campus partners, and other resources to support students' academic success. The College desires to see all students achieve their life goals.
For advising related questions, please contact email@example.com (prior to enrollment) or firstname.lastname@example.org (after enrollment) or call, (812) 288-8878.
Our Office of Financial Aid is committed to ensuring you and your family have access to the resources necessary to finance your education and invest in your future. Mid-America College of Funeral Service welcomes the brightest minds and boldest thinkers of tomorrow, regardless of their financial background. Our Financial Aid counselors are available year-round to work with you and your family in order to create a comprehensive aid award that fits your family’s unique circumstances and makes a world-class funeral service education affordable. We follow state, federal, and college policies to allow our students to achieve and exceed their funeral service educational goals. We’re here to help you apply for aid, manage your costs, and stay informed on all your available financial aid options. You can count on us to provide guidance, resources, and advice on a wide range of topics, including scholarships, student loans, understanding the cost of attendance, and expanding your financial literacy.
Please contact the Office of Financial Aid to get started: e-mail email@example.com or call (812) 288-8878.
We serve the College community at large by assisting with Student Accounts, Tuition Installment Plan, and billing process works to the myriad of academic policies and deadlines. Student Financial Services (SFS) assists students in the handling of their financial affairs with the Mid-America College of Funeral Service. SFS collects all tuition payments and ensures that all charges for tuition, fees, and other related charges, are appropriately applied to student accounts. We also credit student accounts for financial aid, student loans, scholarships, and payments.
The telephone number for Student Financial Services is (812) 288-8878. If you have any questions, please e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org
International Student Services
At this time, Mid-America College is not SEVIS approved by the Department of Homeland Security to accept international students.
Federal Work Study Program Services
Mid-America College of Funeral Service no longer offers Federal Work Study opportunities and does not participate in this TIV program.
Students can reach our office via e-mail at email@example.com or phone at (812) 288-8878.
Military and Veteran Student Services
We support the successful transition from military service to the Mid-America College of Funeral Service and beyond. We recognize the selfless service and sacrifices made by members of our armed forces and the unique challenges associated with transitioning into a college setting. To support this transition, we are committed to providing veterans, active-duty personnel, National Guard, and Reserve members, and qualified dependents with the services necessary to pursue their academic interest in funeral service and integrate into the campus community.
We can assist students with applying for Military and VA educational benefits. Students can reach our office via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone at (812) 288-8878.
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Searching and applying for scholarships is largely a self-help process. The College’s web site provides information and resources to assist students of funeral service-related scholarship opportunities across the nation and state-specific. Typically, the most opportune time to begin applying for scholarships is in advance of the student’s next quarter. Scholarship Services, is part of the Office of Financial Aid. Financial Aid Advisors works with community partners to create scholarships and have the website resource hub of scholarships available for current students. List of scholarships on our website is available here. The College also provides a scholarship to all valedictorians to receive a scholarship for the MACFS’s Bachelor of Science in Funeral Service Management.
Financial Aid Advisors are available by phone, e-mail and walk-in appointments to help students find, apply for and receive scholarships. Please call and set up an appointment at (812) 288-8878 or e-mail email@example.com.
New Student Services empowers students to succeed and facilitates their transition to our College. We look forward to working with you as you start your journey with mid-america of Funeral Service. Orientation is required for all new first quarter and transfer, degree seeking students, and regardless if you are joining us in a virtual or in-person format, we will introduce you to the people and systems that you need to be a successful student. Review the Academic Calendar for dates of Orientation.
The College strives to be a resource for employers and employees. Job opportunities received by the College are posted throughout the building and electronically on the College’s website. It is not uncommon for funeral homes from across the United States to recruit new graduates, so those who are the most willing to move will likely have better success in finding placement. The College will assist a student in obtaining suitable employment upon his or her graduation whenever possible. However, obtaining suitable employment is the primary responsibility of the graduate. The College cannot guarantee placement following graduation. An alumnus who wishes to find new employment or a funeral home that needs a new employee should contact the college as well for assistance.
Whether you’re a current student, alumnus or potential employer, don’t hesitate to contact the College at (812) 288-8878 or by e-mail CareerServices@mid-america.edu with any questions.
Mid-America College of Funeral Service provides a Job Board to connect students to employers and to provide access to opportunities through funeral service business, local community, and across the United States. Here, students can find meaningful opportunities that can support their funeral service educational pursuits and personal skills. Positions are posted throughout the year and updated daily. Jobs are not assigned; students must contact the employer directly to apply for an employment position.
Please contact the College at (812) 288-8878 or by e-mail CareerServices@mid-america.edu with any questions.
Tutoring and Tutorial Services
The college provides tutoring services for both general education and funeral service courses. The tutoring opportunities are free of charge and open to all students currently enrolled at the institution. With the college’s tutoring partnership with TutorMe, students can access online tutoring 24 hours a day to further support them with their general education course needs. Students can access TutorMe tutoring via their student learning platform. Students with additional questions should contact their academic advisor or the advising department at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Students seeking tutoring needs for funeral service courses are available in a combination of one-on-one and small group tutorials for many of the courses offered. Tutoring may be long-term, short-term, or single visits, depending upon the needs of each student. Tutoring for funeral service courses is available on a first-come, first-served basis throughout the quarter. Please contact your instructor or academic advisor for more information regarding tutoring for funeral service courses.
The College provides online students with access to academic support in the classroom through study groups. Study groups allow peers to meet weekly to study, prepare, and organize course materials with the support of a college facilitator. The study group will be facilitated through the College’s Microsoft Teams platform. On-Campus students utilize the College’s library for all study-groups. This is a great way for students to strengthen their knowledge of funeral service concepts and prepare for the National Board Exam.
Students who would like to set up a study group for a class, please contact your Academic Advisor via e-mail or call (812) 288-8878.
The Office of Student Records exists to serve the needs of the students, both on-campus and online, and to safeguard the integrity of the students’ educational record. Records services include requests for transcripts, FERPA information, support of diploma processing, mandated student record keeping, maintenance of student records, information on the College Catalog, Student Handbook, and Academic Calendar.
For more information contact (812) 288-8878 or email@example.com.
For most students, extensive preparation and study will be required to pass the Capstone Final Exams and National Board Exams. As a first step, students should review their course textbooks, identify areas of weakness, and focus study efforts on areas where they do not fully understand the concepts. The College Boot Camp is tied into the Capstone Course. Boot Camp is provided only online and is a rigorous program designed to enhance a student’s success with the Capstone Final Exams and the National Board Exams. The program will occur prior to Capstone Final Exams and is an all-inclusive experience, immersing students in each core funeral service subject area. Students will experience content lectures, packed full of activities, workshop(s), intensive preparation, and test experiences that will help students boost their scores! See the Academic Calendar for all details of End of Program events.
Please contact your Academic Advisor via e-mail or call (812) 288-8878.
E-mail and Microsoft Office Services
Mid-America College of Funeral Service provides Microsoft Office 365 to all students who attend part-time or full-time.
Office 365 allows students to install Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneDrive, OneNote, Publisher, Delve, Sway, and Access on up to 5 PCs or Macs and Office apps on other mobile devices including Windows tablets and iPads®. The plan also includes 1TB of OneDrive storage, managed by the school.
Please contact IT Support for more information regarding student’s e-mail account and Microsoft Office 365 support. If you are currently a student and simply need to access your e-mail account, please click here.
Help Desk and IT Support Services
The College IT Services Help Desk provides prompt, knowledgeable, courteous technology support services over the phone, in person, and via e-mail and chat to the College community. During the operational hours of the college, 7am – 4pm Monday through Friday, the Distance Learning Coordinator is the central contact point for questions about the use of information technology, including the Learning Management System, Student Information System, student e-mail, and Office 365. For any after-hours assistance concerning IT support, the Help Desk will answer questions directly or facilitate a resolution if second-level technical support is required. To receive the highest level of support, please contact them using the information located at this link: Help Desk
The W.H. Pierce Library exists to provide a relevant quality collection of learning resources that will support the educational needs of students and support the instructional programs of Mid-America College of Funeral Service. Cooperatively selected by faculty, students, and the College librarian, these learning resources are designed to help develop the whole student. The library contains a solid core of reference books and other literature directly pertaining to the funeral service profession, including professional periodicals and journals. Books on literature, business management, restorative art, psychology, ethics, health science, law, history, philosophy, comparative religion and customs, mortuary science, and nature, complement the professional holdings and provide the student of funeral service with a wide variety of choices for study. The library provides adequate and functional facilities in which users can find comfort in studying and exchanging ideas with fellow knowledge seekers.
Computers are available in the library for academic searches. Through the College's online library resources and services through consortium membership and subscriptions with the Library & Information Resources Network (LIRN), students and faculty have access to several resources. Subscriptions to research databases from Gale Cengage, Credo, and ProQuest to provide access to content from ebooks, e-journals, e-magazines, and e-news sources covering topics relevant to general education, applied science, and funeral services supporting all components of curriculum objectives. Students & faculty can access the online library resources 24/7. To connect to the online library, access the LIRNPortal via the Learning Management System. Librarians can follow-up via e-mail, phone call, or screen-share as applicable.
Should you have any questions or would like to checkout a book, please contact the library at (812) 288-8878.
Online Services is your connection to a variety of services. Our College offers a variety of online services designed to aid you in your experience and make your time here as smooth as possible. Students may login and access their grades through the Student Information System (SIS), Order official transcripts online, make a payment for tuition, access their College student .edu e-mail, access courses online, login to the College’s library, and much more! Please click here for access.
For more information regarding our Online Services, please call the front office (812) 288-8878 or visit our website.
The College works to ensure that qualified students, whether incoming or current students, with a disability, are provided with reasonable accommodations that enable a student to participate fully in the activities, programs, services, and benefits provided to all students. In conjunction with Pierce Mortuary Colleges, accommodation services also promote the College’s compliance with applicable disability laws and regulations, including the Americans with Disabilities Act (as amended) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act.
For more information about the disability accommodation process and procedures, please visit the website page here or email the following individuals according to your current status as a student:
- If you have been accepted for matriculation into the College or are a currently enrolled student – email the Dean of Academics.
- If you are in the application process – email the admissions team at firstname.lastname@example.org
- To speak with an individual concerning information on accommodation services by phone, please call the college at (812) 288-8878 and ask for one of the individuals listed above.
Web and Other Support Services
Throughout the students’ lifecycle, the College provides essential support services online 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Through the College’s website, students have around-the-clock access to self-services including applying to the College, paying tuition, applying for financial aid, ordering official transcripts, finding a funeral service job, requesting a tour of the College, making a donation, and other self-serving resources for students.
Extracurricular Organizations, Clubs, Student Activities, and Events
Getting involved with student organizations, a fraternity, clubs, college events, and outings is a great way to explore and develop your identity within the college community. By joining or attending, students make lasting connections and memories. Getting involved and attending events is encouraged for all students, whether online or an on-campus student. One of the many ways student groups have helped out greater communities is to make charitable contributions and help the underprivileged.
Student developed activities help students grow as leaders, and their efforts make a positive impact at the Mid-America College of Funeral Service. There are many ways for students to get involved on campus, and we hope to serve as a connection point for students in finding the opportunity that is right for them. Please contact the College should you like to start a new club, get assistance in planning an event, or find a group who shares your passions.
If you have any questions, please call us at (812) 288-8878 or drop by our office with your questions and ideas!
For more information regarding our clubs and activities, please visit our website page.
The Clinical Coordinator is a funeral service professional who represents Mid-America College of Funeral Service and provides Clinical Services to students. The Clinical Coordinator is responsible for clinical leadership in securing and maintaining relationships with approved clinical sites. In addition, the Clinical Coordinator is responsible for scheduling clinical site visits. The Clinical Coordinator collects, documents, and stores all required student clinical programmatic paperwork according to College and accrediting standards. The Clinical Coordinator promotes and supports the vision and mission of Pierce Mortuary Colleges.
Each student enrolled in the accredited Associate’s program must complete several clinical requirements. Students who are needing help with the end of program requirements, embalming clinical case requirements, assigned funeral home to complete requirements, required documentation, assignment of student clinical placement, collection of required documentation, on-campus embalming’s (if offered), clinical embalming schedule, lab supplies, Clinical Embalming Proficiency Observations, assigned preceptor, Funeral Director Practicum, initial calls, arrangement conferences, body removals, funeral-related observations and the such, should reach out to the College’s Clinical Coordinator for all their answers.
For more information regarding Clinical services and requirements, please contact our Clinical Coordinator at (812) 288-8878 or e-mail, MAClinical@pierce.edu
The computer lab is part of student success services at the College. The Student Computer Lab provides a place for currently enrolled students to work on assignments. The lab is reserved at times throughout the week for instruction classes. When classes are not held, the lab is open to students of the College for use in accessing software applications, the internet, e-mail, etc. Students must check with the front desk if the lab is open or available for use. As with all labs on the College campus, this lab is not open to the public. IT Services maintains all of the equipment and software available in campus computer labs. Paper for printer/copiers can be obtained at the front desk library.
If you have hardware or software problems in the lab, please contact the front desk at (812) 288-8878.
Mid-America College of Funeral Service Bookstore is a central hub for College memorabilia and student academic success. The College provides all hardback textbooks to students who are on campus and eBooks/hardback textbooks to distant learners – at no cost to the student! The bookstore provides all the textbooks and many class supplies. But we’re more than just books, with the College’s merchandise, gifts, logo apparel, school supplies, snacks and more there’s something for everyone. As a proponent of academic endeavors on-campus, we play a critical role to our faculty and staff as well. Faculty can special order supplement material for their course. Those students that are online, the College will mail any book store purchase.
Please contact the front office at (812) 288-8878 with any questions regarding our Book Store Services.
Capstone – The online NBE study series provides a substantive review of the doctrine tested to help students pass the National Board Exam. Students will have the opportunity to simulate time and exam management under exam-like conditions online. While the Capstone is intended to close the knowledge and skills gap between funeral service education and the NBE, it is also designed to help students reach mastery level for skills associated with passing the NBE. The online environment includes test questions, videos, tutorials, and much more!
Pierce Mortuary Colleges provides selected certifications to students that are great ways to learn more about a specific funeral service skill-set. These certifications will enhance your resume by making you more competitive and increasing your eligibility for a wider variety of opportunities.
Live, interactive cremation certification training occurs once a year for on-ground and online students. In addition to the ICCFA Operator Certification, Pierce Mortuary Colleges also provides students with the opportunity to receive an ICCFA Cremation Arranger Certificate. All students may attend at different times within the program.
Other certifications and certificates are selected by the College as they are available.
(Mid-America College of Funeral Service provides additional certifications for students to enroll in. Tuition information is provided. Learn more about these programs here.)