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CampusNexus for Staff

Mercer's unified academic and administrative platform, CampusNexus, allow administration and academic staff to complete the following tasks.


The Registrars' offices can:

  • Track programs, catalogs, sessions, and registration
  • Monitor student progress and attendance
  • Batch-process transcripts
  • Manage transfer credit articulation process
  • Assist students with registration
  • View degree progress audit information and schedules
  • Track coursework for students based on major
  • Update the Office of Financial Planning on satisfactory academic progress, enabling more accountable Title IV compliance practices
  • Track facility use
  • Specify rules for prerequisites and/or co-requisites
  • Enable variable add/drop dates and course repeats based on campus
  • Automate certain communications withdrawals, changes of major, for example

Student Accounts

The Bursar's office can:

      • Manage charges and payments
      • Generate interest charges
      • Post financial aid disbursements
      • Make bank deposits
      • Process 1098-Ts
      • Revenue recognition
      • Release payments to the general ledger
      • Generate refund and stipend checks

Financial Aid

The Financial Planning office can:

  • Work on-screen with FAFSA forms
  • Track FA G/L fund source authorization levels to ensure accurate distribution
  • Ensure that the student has met the defined requirements for fund disbursement
  • Ensure Title IV compliance by tracking of 90-10 requirements, automated R2T4 calculation, and calculations for multiple state and institutional refund policies
  • Create all the necessary reports to track subsidized and unsubsidized FFEL loans, Direct Loans, and Pell grants.
  • Award, originate, and track the new TEACH Grant, ACG, and SMART


The Admissions' offices have the following benefits:

  • Robust contact management capability
  • Robust inquiry management capability
  • Robust reporting capability including detail, summary and on-demand reports
  • True constituency tracking of students from inquiry to alumni
  • Robust workflow capability
  • More stringent system governance for data errors (system will require fields to be entered and will not accept invalid years, terms, etc)
  • Automated progress of inquiries to applicants to enrollees via status, tasks, campaigns and workflow
  • Robust ability to track activities and tasks associated with inquiries or incomplete applicants
  • Applicant tracking is completely automated and integrated with other departments (i.e., Financial Planning).
  • Easy recording of constituent communication
  • Highly functional document tracking