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Health and Safety
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Diversity
Diversity

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Calendars
Calendars

For important dates and campus events.

Wednesday, Aug 17, 2016
Military orientation

Military orientation for new or returning military or veteran students and their families will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 23, in 111-G, MAU. Staff from the offices of the registrar, financial aid and scholarships, admissions and academic advising as well as the Black Hawk County VA office will be on hand to provide important information and answer questions.

Wednesday, Aug 17, 2016
New graduate student orientation

New graduate student orientation will be from 3 to 4:30 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 25, in Old Central Ballroom, MAU. The goal is to connect new graduate students to resources and services to support their success. The agenda includes the Campus Resource Fair and presentations on the Sexual Assault Prevention Online Program for graduate students, using Rod Library like a graduate student and university bill (u-bill) management.

Wednesday, Aug 17, 2016
Theatre UNI auditions

Theatre UNI will have auditions open to all UNI students. There will be an audition workshop at 6:30 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 21, in SWT. Auditions for new students, cold readings or monologues will be at 6:30 p.m., Monday, Aug. 22, SWT. More information is available at the theatre website. The fall productions will be Dead Man’s Cell Phone, Oct. 6-9 and 12-15; and Twelfth Night, Oct. 28-30 and Nov. 3-6.

Tuesday, Aug 16, 2016
CatID passphrase reset requests no longer accepted via email

Protection of credentials used to access UNI resources is critical to the safety of your identity and the security of university data. Accordingly, CatID passphrase reset requests will no longer be processed via email. The preferred method to reset your CatID passphrase if you have forgotten it is the self-service option. Other acceptable alternatives include visiting the Service Desk, 36 ITTC, in person with your UNI or other government-issued photo ID or calling the Service Desk at 319-273-5555.

Tuesday, Aug 16, 2016
Apply to be a Conversation Partner

The Conversation Partner Program, through the Culture and Intensive English Program, is seeking volunteers to meet with international students for conversational practice while learning about other cultures and making new friends. If interested, complete the online application.

Tuesday, Aug 16, 2016
Join us to Rock the Stacks!

The UNI Museum will host Rock the Stacks at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Aug 23. There will be a free concert featuring local legends Twins, Peas and Carrot, and Kitsch. The concert will kick off the latest exhibit "Ballroom Bash: Iowa's Rock 'n' Roll Legacy."

Tuesday, Aug 16, 2016
Recreation Services fitness class pass

Group fitness classes will begin Monday, Aug. 29. Free classes will be offered Tuesday to Thursday, Aug. 23-25. Check out classes offered before registering for the fit class pass. Passes are $50 for the fall semester. Participants can choose from 36 classes and 72 sections offered each week. Visit the Recreation Services website for more information. Special registration will be offered from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monday and Tuesday, Aug. 15-16, GIL. Payments can be made by payroll deduction; fall brochures will be available.

Tuesday, Aug 16, 2016
Need technology help? Use Service Hub

If you need help with technology, visit Service Hub! Service Hub is a service portal for UNI faculty, staff and students to submit technology requests for assistance or new services. You can view your requests and their status from one location. Visit Service Hub for more information.

Tuesday, Aug 16, 2016
What do I stand for? Who and what influenced my values?

UNI students will explore their answers to those questions and discuss how their priorities influence their financial decisions in a six-hour, non-credit course "Enhance Your College Experience." The first session will be Monday and Wednesday, Sept. 12 to 28. The second session will be Monday and Wednesday, Oct. 31 to Nov. 16. Both sessions will be in the Makerspace room, 286 LIB. The course is a partnership with Financial Aid and Scholarships. Paid internships are available. For more information, visit the CEEE website.

Tuesday, Aug 16, 2016
Dance Marathon Golf "Fore" the Kids

Dance Marathon will host an 18-hole partner best shot golf tournament at 10 a.m., Sunday, Sept. 11, at Pheasant Ridge Golf Course, Cedar Falls. Registration is $60 ($36 course fee, $24 donation). 

Victoria Hurst, public administration and political science, was honored recently as the Young Woman of Tomorrow by the YWCA during its 2015 Cedar Valley Women of Persimmon Awards luncheon.

The UNI American Advertising Federation placed first at the District 9 National Student Advertising Competition. The 16 winning district teams across the country will now compete in a semi-final round.

Olivia Mossman, a senior electronic media communications major, was named the Most Outstanding Intern by the American Advertising Federation Stickell Internship Advisory Board for her work last summer in New York City at global media agency Carat.

Molly Rome, a UNI senior majoring in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages)/Spanish, has been awarded a Fulbright U.S. Student Program grant to Argentina for an English Teaching Assistantship.