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Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2007

NEWS:

FINAL GRADE REPORTING:

Final grades may be delivered in person to the Registrar's Office on Wednesday, Dec. 19, by using the south door of Maucker Union near Essentials. Final grades are due by 1 p.m. that day. Access to the Registrar's Office and other offices in Maucker Union will be via the south door from Dec. 19-21. All other doors to the Union will be locked due to routine floor maintenance in the building. If you have questions, call the Registrar's Office at 3-2241.

 

LATEST EDITION OF KUDOS AVAILABLE:

http://www.uni.edu/pubrel/kudos/current.shtml

 

E-MAIL OUTAGE ON DEC. 30:

UNI e-mail and UNI mailing lists will be unavailable starting at 7 a.m., Sunday, Dec. 30, until no later than 3 p.m. for a planned upgrade project. This upgrade will improve system reliability and address a number of currently known problems and issues. No e-mail will be lost. E-mail sent to UNI students, faculty and staff during the upgrade time period will be delivered after the upgrade is complete.

 

STORAGE SPACE AVAILABLE:

Secured, enclosed storage space is available to rent on campus to university departments. There are five units that are 7-feet-8-inches wide by 21-feet long. All units are lighted and newly constructed with individual locks. Rent is $50 per month. If interested, contact Dennis Hayes at 3-7353.

 

2008 PAF DEADLINES:

The 2008 processing deadlines for Personnel Action Forms (PAF) are posted at http://www.vpaf.uni.edu/obo/payroll/cutoffs_deadlines.shtml. Anyone involved in the preparation or approval of PAFs should print and post this for use in 2008. While these are deadlines, PAFs should be prepared and routed for approvals as soon as the action requiring a PAF is determined. Questions about these dates may be directed to Linda Gruetzmacher in Payroll at 3-3003. For assistance preparing PAFs, contact Eunice Dell at 3-7432.

 

STUDENT EMPLOYEE OF THE YEAR NOMINATIONS:

Honor your outstanding student employees by nominating them for the 2007-2008 UNI Student Employee of the Year. The nomination deadline is Feb. 1. To view eligibility criteria and print a nomination form, visit

http://www.uni.edu/finaid/pdf/07-08EmpOfYearNom.pdf

 

 

EMPLOYEE RESOURCES:

SPRING SCHEDULE OF FREE COMPUTER WORKSHOPS:

The schedule of computer workshops offered by ITS-Educational Technology is available at http://www.uni.edu/its/et/tnt.

 

 
RETIREMENT COUNSELING:

A TIAA-CREF representative will be on campus conducting one-on-one counseling sessions Tuesday, Dec. 18, through Thursday, Dec. 20; Tuesday, Jan. 8, through Thursday, Jan. 10; and Tuesday and Wednesday, Jan. 22 and 23. Common questions that the TIAA-CREF respresentative can help answer are: 1) Is your investment mix appropriate? 2) Are you saving enough to maintain your lifestyle in retirement? and 3) How to use funds for income in retirement? To sign up, visit http://www.tiaa-cref.org/moc or call (866) 842-2977 ext. 7010.

 

EMPLOYMENT:

MERIT VACANCIES:

Merit vacancies are available for viewing at http://www.vpaf.uni.edu/hrs/employ/merit/employee.shtml.

 

 

HOURS

PRINT SERVICES:

Print Services will be closed Dec. 24, through Jan. 1. Call 3-2448 with any questions.

 

LIBRARY HOURS DURING HOLIDAYS AND BREAK:

http://www.library.uni.edu/libinfo/hours_special.shtml#christmas

 

MAUCKER UNION BUILDING HOURS OVER BREAK:

http://www.uni.edu/maucker/hours/hrs-bcurrent.txt

 

WRC SEMESTER BREAK HOURS:

http://www.uni.edu/wellrec/fachrs/.

 

HEALTH BEAT HOURS:

Health Beat is closed until Sunday, Jan. 13.

 

CHATS IN MAUCKER UNION:

Chats will be open Tuesday, from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

EVENTS (BY CATEGORY):

SPECIAL EVENTS:

KUNI X-MAS PARTY AT THE HUB:

The 6th annual KUNI X-mas party at The Hub, Thursday, Dec. 20, will feature Raldo Schneider, Checker & the Bluetones, The Ramblers and The Mittens. Giveaways, good tunes, good times and a great cause. All proceeds benefit KUNI Public Radio. Admission is $5 at the door. Showtime is 8 p.m.

ATHLETICS:

 
DISCOUNTS TO THE MVC BASKETBALL TOURNEYS:

The State Farm Missouri Valley Conference Men's Basketball Tournament will take place at Scottrade Center in St. Louis on March 6-9. Buy tournament tickets from the UNItix ticket office by Monday, Dec. 31, and receive $15 off the all-session ticket price ($100 value, but you pay $85). In addition you get a certificate for $10 towards the purchase of MVC merchandise at the tournament.

 

ORDER WBB TOURNEY TICKETS NOW AND GET ALL NINE GAMES FOR JUST $30:

The State Farm Missouri Valley Conference Women's Basketball Tournament will take place at The Family Arena in St. Charles, Mo. on March 13-16.

For the first time the Missouri Valley Conference will conduct its women's basketball championship at a neutral site. Buy tournament tickets from the UNItix ticket office by Friday, Jan. 11, and receive $10 off the all-session ticket price ($40 value, but you pay $30).

 

Better your chances of sitting in the UNI section, order your tickets through UNItix at 3-4TIX (3-4849), or stop by the UNItix ticket office at the NW entrance of the UNI-Dome. Regular business hours are Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

WELLNESS/RECREATION:

FACULTY/STAFF FREE DAYS AT THE WRC:

UNI faculty and staff who don't have a pass to the Wellness Recreation Center (WRC), may use the WRC for free Monday, Jan. 7, through Friday, Jan. 11. Stop at the main WRC Welcome Desk, show your UNI ID card and complete a waiver. Faculty/staff may bring their immediate family members as well. For more information, contact Wellness and Recreation Services at 3-6275.

 

CROSS-COUNTRY SKIS/SNOWSHOE RENTAL:

UNI Outdoors has cross-country skis and snowshoes for rent. Day, weekend and week rates are available. UNI Outdoors will be open during winter break from noon to 5 p.m., in the WRC 174. For more information, call 3-7164.

 

CROSS-COUNTRY SKI LESSONS:

Kathy Green will offer cross-country skiing lessons for UNI faculty, staff and families. To register, call the Wellness and Recreation Services Outdoor office at 3-7163. You will be called when weather is suitable for a weekend afternoon of learning all the basic skills. The $15 fee includes equipment.

 

WELLNESS NEWSLETTER:

The December Words of Wellness (UNI employee wellness newsletter from Wellness and Recreation Services) is posted at http://www.uni.edu/wellrec/empwell/wow/. The UNI Energy Conservation Committee is sponsoring one to two pages of each issue, focused on environmental wellness. To receive a printed copy of each issue, contact kathy.green@uni.edu, 3-6921, with your name and UNI ID.

 

WINTER BREAK MASSAGE:

Massages will be available in the Wellness Recreation Center over the winter break Monday through Friday, during the weeks of Dec. 17 and Jan. 7. The cost for a massage is $15 for 15 minutes; $25 for 30 minutes; $35 for 45 minutes; and $45 for 60 minutes. To schedule an appointment, call 3-6119. Brought to you by Wellness and Recreation Services.

 

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