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Graduate Programs

Services for Graduate Students

Merrimack College provides a variety of services which enhance the academic and student life experiences of graduate students. 

Graduate Academic Resources

McQuade Library
978-837-5215, 24 hours daily
Rich in traditional print materials, media, and digital resources, the McQuade Library provides work spaces for groups as well as quiet corners for solitary study. Access to library materials is available via the library website ( Off-campus access to e-books, online journals, and other web-based resources is also available. Research help is available via email, chat, telephone, and in person: Monday - Friday, 9 a.m.- 10 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 2 p.m. - 10 p.m.

O’Brien Center for Career Development
Sakowich Campus Center, Second Floor
The O’Brien Center for Career Development staff offer a wealth of resources, including career fairs and panels, researching employment opportunities, on-campus interviews, and extensive one-on-one advising to help you identify your interests, explore your options, and pursue your employment or graduate study goals.
• Graduate Cooperative Education/Internship Program
• Graduate Student Career Exploration Program
• Career and Professional Development Resources 

Graduate Student Services and Resources

Athletic Tickets Box Office
Monday – Friday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Tickets for hockey and football games are discounted for students. All other sports are free of charge excluding post-season (Northeast-10 Conference & NCAA Tournament).

Volpe Athletic Center, 978-837-5431
Monday - Friday, 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Dining Options
Merrimack College offers a variety of dining options for students, open day and evenings.

*  The Warrior’s Den
Sakowich Campus Center, first floor
Monday – Thursday, 7:30 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 1:00 a.m.
Saturday 3:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.; Sunday 3:00 p.m. –
11:00 p.m.

*  Zime
McQuade Library, first floor
Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

*  Sparky’s Place – Main Dining Hall
Monday – Friday 7:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday, 10:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Sakowich Campus Center, first floor

Fitness Center
24 hours daily, 978-837-3514
Located on the first and second floors of the Sakowich Campus Center, the fitness area offers cardio equipment, free weights, circuit training, aerobics/dance studio, indoor jogging/walking track, and basketball courts. Merrimack students have free use of all fitness facilities with a
valid Merrimack ID.

Health and Counseling Services - The Hamel Health Center
Students can make appointments for confidential health and counseling services during business hours, Monday - Friday, by calling the Office Manager at 978-837-5441. Students are able to walk in to the Center for urgent matters and to schedule appointments. A counselor-on-call is available 24-7 for students in crisis.

Information Technology
978-837-3500, Email:
Merrimack students have access to the IT Help Desk at no charge. It is the first point of contact for support on use of the technology available on campus and general purpose software questions.

International Programs
Sakowich Campus Center, Room 340, 978-837-5210
In addition to programs for students, the office develops opportunities for faculty cooperation and exchanges between Merrimack College and partner institutions.

Graduate Lounge
O’Reilly Hall, second floor
Graduate students are welcome to stop in any time.  

MackCard Office
McQuade Library – Second floor, 978-837-5483

Mack Print Center
Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., 978-837-5137
Monican Centre
The Mack Print Center is a comprehensive resource for document production.

Post Office
Sakowich Campus Center, Second Floor, 978-837-5941
Operated as a contract unit of the U.S. Postal Service, the campus post office functions as a college mail and shipping center. UPS shipping and packaging assistance are also available.

Rogers Center for the Arts
Box Office, 978-837-5355
Monday-Friday, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Students may purchase discounted tickets for events with their ID by stopping by or calling the Box Office or online. The Rogers Center also offers Student Rush, enabling students presenting an ID to purchase a ticket for most events for $5 beginning 60 minutes before show time.

Administrative Resources

Office of Graduate Studies
485 Andover St., 978-837-3563
Student success in Merrimack’s Graduate Programs is our main goal. This office serves as your resource for any questions or concerns.

Austin Hall, First Floor, 978-837-5105
Statements of student accounts are mailed to the student’s home address approximately once per calendar month, and are available on the web from the student’s myMack account. Students are expected to maintain their accounts in good standing and should seek guidance in the event that full payment of tuition and fees may be delayed.

Financial Aid
Austin Hall, First Floor, 978-837-5186
The Office of Financial Aid is committed to assisting students in achieving their educational goals. Merrimack College offers a variety of resources, including institutional, federal, and state funds. Students are encouraged to visit the office with any questions. 

Austin Hall, First Floor, 978-837-5344
The Registrar’s office provides course information, scheduling, registration, records maintenance, verification and other services related to academic progress.

Important Numbers

Main Number (Auto-Attendant) 978-837-5000
College Switchboard 978-683-7111
Main Fax Number 978-837-5222

Emergency Numbers
Police Services

Monican Centre, Lower Level, Rear Entrance
978-837-5555 for general business
978-837-5911 for emergencies only

Weather Emergency School Closing Hotline 978-837-5700


Maintenance Fix-It Line 978-837-5FIX
IT Help Desk  978-837-3500
Warrior Athletic Hotline 978-837-5295