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Thursday, Aug. 30, 2001

EMPLOYEE RESOURCES

NORTHERN IOWAN: Interdepartmental requisitions with the Oracle account number must accompany your ad when placed in the Northern Iowan Newspaper.
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OPTIMIZE AND SAVE: With the budget cut backs and sharp rise in fuel prices, UNI is looking into ways to optimize energy use and save dollars. You can do this by turning off lights, computers, window air conditioners and other equipment when not in use. For more information visit http://www.uni.edu/phyplant/energy.
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NEW PROCEDURE TO UPDATE THE CAMPUS TELEPHONE DIRECTORY FOR 2001-2002: Please visit http://www.uni.edu/pubrel/phone_book to review current information published in the following sections of the 2000-2001 phone book: 1. Office Directory and Campus Governance Groups, pages 5-12 2. UNI FAX numbers, pages 13 and 14 3. Departmental/Office World Wide Web Home Pages, pages 15 and 16 Please review these sections for accuracy. If there are changes in your office listing in any of these sections for 2001-2001, please follow the directions in the link above to submit changes. THE DEADLINE FOR THESE CHANGES IS FRIDAY, SEPT. 7. No additional changes will be accepted after that date.
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MEMFIS "ORACLES:" Visit the MEMFIS "oracles" for answers to your Oracle Financial System questions. Two "hands on" workshops have been scheduled for those who would like a refresher on functions and skills learned in MEMFIS training. There will be no formal presentation; the focus will be on your questions. Drop by to ask a question or to request assistance with a specific task. MEMFIS team members will be there to assist you one-on-one. For a schedule of events, visit http://www.uni.edu/vpaf/memfis/announce.htm
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MODEM POOL: The 30-hour per month limitation on the UNI modem pool (3-2664) will resume on Sept. 1. That limitation was not enforced during the summer and interim periods.
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KEY REQUESTS: Due to once-a-day mail delivery, the waiting period for building key requests may be increased. To shorten the wait,fax your building key requests to Linda Noble, 3-5810. The policy is, request in by 8 a.m., keys can be picked up after noon the next day.
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STUDENT EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY: You can now view student employment eligibility on MyUniverse. It will be under the label "My Transactions" on the portal. An "Authorization for Transaction Usage" form must be completed and forwarded to April in Financial Aid (0024) to gain access. This allows employers to check work study eligibility, student enrollment, and initial forms required. If you have any questions, please contact the Student Employment Office at 3-6394.
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STUDENT EMPLOYMENT LIST SERVE: This summer there have been many changes to the student employment process, so if you are not already on the Student Employment List Serve, now is the time to sign up. Contact Michelle in the Student Employment/Financial Aid Office (3-6915) to be added to the list serve.
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WEBCT: Faculty using WebCT this semester, there are on-line tutorials available for WebCT by following the link below. You may use them in your class to teach how to use WebCT or have your students view the tutorials on their own in the student computing centers. http://fp.uni.edu/its/et/tnt/tutorials.html
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LIBRARY INSTRUCTION: While library instruction time slots are rapidly filling up - there is still time to sign your classes up for a library tour or database instruction. Call 3-2839 or visit http://www.uni.edu/library/requestinstr.htm
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LOCKED OUT OF VOICE MAIL: Anyone unable to access their voice mail box should call the Consulting Center at 273-5555. Remember to provide your 5-digit extension number and specify whether you want it CLEARED (deleting the recorded name, greeting and any messages) or only RESET (leaving the recorded greeting and messages intact). All requests are processed daily and are reset using the initial password "9".
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NEWS

NEW WEB SITE: Requests for service from Facilities Planning can now be made and tracked on-line. Building drawings and room square footages as well as status of major projects are available at the site. For information log on to http://www.vpaf.uni.edu/facplan/. To make a request select the "Requests" link off the main page.
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COOP/INTERNSHIP: Students needing information regarding the Cooperative Education/Internship Program will want to attend one of the following informational sessions: Thurs., Aug. 30, 4-5 p.m., 109 CBB or Tues., Sept. 4 from 7-8 p.m., 109 CBB. For more information call UNI Cooperative Education, SSC 126, 3-6041.
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HOURS

LABOR DAY HOURS: To see a schedule of building hours for Rod Library over the Labor Day weekend, visit http://www.library.uni.edu/libinfo/hours.html#labor
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EVENTS

NEW ART EXHIBITS: Two different exhibits are running concurrently at KAB from Aug. 27 - Sept. 21, "Modern Design Icons: 20th Century Graphic, Industrial and Architectural Design" and "Joyce J. Scott Journeys."
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PANTHER PARK: Celebrate UNI Football's home opener Thurs., Aug. 30 with a pre-game party in Panther Park on the East Plaza of the UNI-Dome. Panther Park is open to the public and includes a live band, food and beverages. Admission is free. The park opens at 5 p.m. and kickoff is at 7:05 p.m.
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PANTHER FOOTBALL: The #18 Panther Football Team hosts Wayne State Thurs., Aug. 30 at 7:05 p.m. Be a part of the Family Fun Zone, get 4 game tickets, 4 slices of pizza, 4 drinks and a tub of popcorn for only $40. Call 3-DOME for advance tickets.
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MIND, BODY, SPIRIT: Fitness and certification classes begin Tues., Sept. 4. Register in WRC 101 from 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Check out our new class MIND, BODY, SPIRIT. There are classes for all fitness levels. Pay by U-bill, check, or payroll deduction.
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LUNCH AND LEARN: Interested in professional development opportunities? Eager to meet new colleagues and interact with old friends? Want to know more about the UNI community? Then attend the Lunch and Learn session on Thurs., Sept. 6 from 12-1 p.m. in the Maucker Union Columbia Room. Bring your lunch, participate in an informal training session on nonverbal communication, and make new friends. For more information, call Robin at 3-3536.
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YING QUARTET: Ying Quartet will perform selections by Beethoven at the GBPAC on Fri., Sept. 7, at 7:30 p.m. Those of you who remember their residency in Jesup 10 years ago, will welcome them back to the Cedar Valley. Sponsored by Prahl Chiropractic. For tickets call 3-SHOW.
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PADDLING PANTHERS: Learn-to-Swim program will continue swim lessons this semester with classes being taught at 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. on Saturdays. Private lessons are also available. For further information please contact Christopher Denison at 3-7263 or via email at christopher.denison@uni.edu
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