• Frequently Asked Questions

    Who can check out materials? Any teacher in one of MMERC’s partner states who has at least one migrant student in their class may check out materials. 

    What does it cost to use MMERC materials? There is no charge to a teacher or district for using MMERC materials. MMERC pays for all shipping.

    How long is the loan period? The loan period is between 5-6 weeks during the school year. During the summer it is for the period of the district’s summer program.

    Can materials be renewed? Yes

    Can materials be requested online? Yes. You will need a unique number assigned by MMERC staff.  Anyone can browse MMERC’s online catalog (http://mmerccatalog.hamline.edu). 

    Can materials be sent home with students?  No. MMERC requests that all materials be used at school.

    Are MMERC materials available for purchase? No

    How are materials returned? MMERC provides an RS (Return Shipment) label with each box shipped. UPS will pick up any box with the RS label. Contact MMERC staff if a UPS pickup needs to be scheduled.

    Can materials be checked out in the summer? MMERC materials are available year round.