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Tuesday, August 2, 2005

NEWS

BOARD OF REGENTS MEETING:

The Board of Regents, State of Iowa, will meet Wednesday and Thursday, Aug. 3 and 4, in Davenport. Specific times for discussion of most items are unknown. The docket is available on the Web at http://www2.state.ia.us/regents/Meetings/Agendas/agenda.html.

 

MYUNIVERSE NEWS RESUMES PRODUCTION:

The MyUNIverse News e-newsletter will be e-mailed to students beginning Monday, Aug. 15. Deadline for submissions is noon, Friday, Aug. 12.

 

WARNING SIREN:

The Black Hawk County Emergency Management Agency will conduct a test of the outdoor early warning siren system Wednesday, August 3, at 11 a.m. One sound is used for the test -- a steady wail lasting for three minutes. If severe weather conditions are present, the test will be canceled to avoid confusion.

 

GUESTS ON CAMPUS THIS WEEK:

The Department of Residence welcomes participants in the following events this week: National Cheerleaders Association and National Dance Association Camp, and Church of the Brethren Conference. The conference housing season ends this week. For more information visit http://www.uni.edu/dor or call Pat Beck 3-7438.

 

PARKING

PARKING CHANGES FOR 2005-2006:

Changes for 2005-2006 include an increased price for visitor, conference and workshop permits, from $1 to $1.25 per day. The weekly rate for temporary permits for faculty, staff and students will increase from $5 to $6.25. The fine for meter violations will increase from $5 per offense to $7. CP parking stalls will be increased to include all former "C" lots on the east side of Hudson Rd. The numbers of "CP" (preferred) lots are restricted to CP permit holders ONLY from 1 a.m. Monday morning to 4 p.m. Friday; otherwise they are treated as "C" lots. If you have questions regarding parking, call 3-2710.

 

SIGN UP FOR G LOT:

The Parking Division of the Department of Public Safety will accept names for the 2005-2006 "G" lot lottery through 4:30 p.m., Friday Aug. 5. Requests must be submitted via e-mail or in written form. Names for the G lot will be drawn sometime during the week of Aug. 8. Letters will be sent via campus mail advising people of their position in the lottery. G permits for 23 spots will be sold. The cost for 2005-2006 will be $300. Questions can be directed to 3-3179 or 3-7093.

 

TIME TO ORDER PARKING PERMITS:

Online applications for parking permits will be accepted via My UNIverse through Monday, Aug. 15. If there is not a link under "Current Announcements," go to "Tools for Success" and click on "Forms Repository." From there, click on "P" in the index. The second entry will be the "Parking Permit Application." Because it is not possible to capture vehicle and license plate information via the online application, the Parking Division of the Dept. of Public Safety requests you phone your vehicle information to: 3-3179 or 3-7093.

Beginning Aug. 1, you can purchase a permit in person at 102 Gilchrist Hall. Parking window hours will be 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Aug. 1 - Aug. 5. Window hours will extend to 6 p.m. beginning Monday, Aug. 8.

 

 

HOURS

FALL UNIVERSITY OFFICE HOURS:

Beginning Monday, Aug. 15, regular business hours (8-5) for university offices resume. Supervisors of staff who do not have e-mail access, please inform them of regular business hours.

 

AUGUST HOURS FOR CME:

The Center for Multicultural Education will reopen for the fall semester beginning Aug. 15.

 

WRC CLOSED AUG. 6-14:

The Wellness/Recreation Center (WRC) and Health Beat will be closed for annual repair/maintenance/cleaning Aug. 6-14. The WRC leisure pool will be closed Aug. 1-14. The WRC and Health Beat will reopen on Monday, Aug. 15

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Library Summer Interim Hours

http://www.library.uni.edu/libinfo/hours.shtml#summerinterim

 

IRTS-SEC 222 Curriculum Library and all computer labs

are now closed and will re-open Monday, Aug. 22 at 7:45 AM.

 

ON-CAMPUS DINING: Monday through Friday

Chats: Aug. 1-18, open 7 a.m.-3 p.m.

23rd Street Market: Aug. 1-18, open 9 a.m.- 2 p.m.

Rialto: Aug. 2-20, open 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Prexy's: Closed August Interim. Reopens Aug. 18

 

EMPLOYEE RESOURCES

STAFF TRAINING GRANT:

Applications for the fall 2005 Staff Training Grant program are due in the Human Resource Services office by Aug. 22. Application forms can be found at http://access.uni.edu/forms/index.shtml#S. If you have any questions regarding the program, contact Human Resource Services at 3-6060.

 

WRS AND HEALTH BEAT USER REGISTRATION:

Registrations for 2005-06 Wellness/Recreation Center and Health Beat facility user privileges are being accepted. Individual cost is $140. Registration provides access to Wellness/Recreation Center facilities, as well as Health Beat in Maucker Union. Register online at http://www.uni.edu/wellrec. Click on "Faculty and Staff Wellness" and select "Facility User Registration," or visit WRC 101 and register in person.

 

FALL RESERVE READING LISTS:

Faculty who wish to place items on reserve for the 2005 fall semester should submit their list to the Rod Library reserve desk by Aug. 15. Staff will process items on a first-come, first-served basis. Additional information is available at http://www.library.uni.edu/msc/reserve/facinfo.shtml

 

JOB OPPORTUNITIES:

Vacancies at the P&S level include assistant manager/dining, child development specialist and head diving/assistant swimming coach women. To view the complete job descriptions, visit http://www.vpaf.uni.edu/hrs/employ/ps/index.htm

 

STUDENT EMPLOYMENT TRAINING:

It's not too late to register for Student Employment Supervisor Training. Sessions are two hours in length and are offered at three different times in early August. Training will cover student employment policies and procedures, the impact of Oracle, and more. To register, visit the MEMFIS section of MyUNIverse and click the "Register for Training" link. Contact Tim Bakula, UNI student employment coordinator, at 3-2722 with questions.

EVENTS

KUNI PRESENTS:

KUNI continues its concert series of "KUNI Presents" shows at The Reverb with the Reverend Horton Heat at 8 p.m., Monday, Aug. 8. "The Reverend" (as both the three-man band and its guitar-playing frontman were known) built a strong cult following during the '90s through constant touring, manic showmanship, and a twisted sense of humor. Tickets are $15 in advance, and $20 at the door. Tickets are available by calling The Reverb at (319) 277-4404.

 

LIVE FROM STUDIO ONE - ROBBERS ON HIGH STREET:

The New York quartet, Robbers on High Street, will perform at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 2 in KUNI's third-floor studios in the CAC. Robbers' Ben and Steve will do a special acoustic set for KUNI on Tuesday's Night Music with Al Schares. Admission is $3, free for children under 12.

 


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