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Bear Essentials - August 23, 2017

It's Good to Be Golden
Welcome home, Kutztown University students.  We hope you have a GOLDEN year.

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Bear Essentials for August 23-30

Events

Welcome Weekend/Welcome Week - Get the full schedule of events for this weekend and next week's welcome activities.

Limited/Closed Offices Friday Morning - Offices will be closed or have limited staffing on Friday morning, from 8-10 a.m., during the Faculty and Staff Convocation and Celebration.

Poster Sales - Deck out your dorm with the coolest posters on campus. Get them on Aug. 26/27 from 9 a.m.-7 p.m. under the big, white tent on the DMZ.

Poster Sales - Poster sales move from to MSU 218 on Aug. 28/29 from 9 a.m.-7 p.m.

Free Career Assessment-Career Dev. Center - Take a career interest inventory and get your results in a short 50-minute session. Tue. Aug. 29, 11-11:50 a.m., Stratton 116.

Commuter Tuesday - Aug. 29 11 a.m. in MSU 223 Free Luncheon for Commuter students. Come check out the new lounge.

Special Career Center Walk-in Hours - Thinking about changing your major? Unsure of your career path? Mon. Aug. 28, 9-11:30 am and 1-4 p.m. or Tue. Aug. 29, 1-4 p.m., Stratton 113.

Sign-ups Open Senior Etiquette Dinner - Sign-ups open Tue. Aug. 29 for Senior Etiquette dinner by Sept. 19 for the Sept. 26 event, 5-7:30 p.m.

Wild 'N Out - MTV's hit TV show is coming to KU. Join us at 7 p.m. on Wed. Aug. 30, in Schaeffer Auditorium.

Mark your calendars for these special events: Family Day - Sept. 23, Homecoming Oct. 28

Announcements

Are you a member of the OFFICIAL KU Facebook Group for Your Class? - Join the only official group to communicate with your classmates.  Groups are organized by your expected KU graduation year. Seniors: Class of 2018 | Juniors: Class of 2019 | Sophomores: Class of 2020 | Freshmen: Class of 2021

Extended Hours - Several offices will offer extended hours for the first two weeks of the semester.

Parking During Move-In Week - Kutztown University appreciates your compliance with the following unloading and parking procedures for Move-In Week (Aug. 21-27).

Hear a term that you don't understand?  - Look it up in the Kutztown University glossary.

Campus Shuttle Service Extended Pilot Program - now through Oct. 6. Mondays-Thursdays, 4-10 p.m. 

Philadelphia Day Trip Ticket Sales - Join ACE on a day trip to Philly on Saturday, Sept. 16. Tickets go on sale Aug. 31 @ 11 a.m. & 5 p.m. in MSU 153. Tickets are $10. Don't miss out.

Flyers vs. Islanders Ticket Sales - Tickets for the Flyers vs. Islanders game will be on sale August 30 and 31 at MSU 153. Tickets are $15 cash or check only. One per student.

Sorority Recruitment 2017: Picture Yourself Greek Thurs. Sept 14-Mon. Sept 18. You must register by 11:59 p.m. Thursday evening, September 14 to be eligible for sorority recruitment.

Need help finding your classes? - Use the Campus map for walking directions and to see the building codes.

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New Textbooks - New editions may only be available in new format.  Some students prefer new books with no highlighting or underlining.  These typically have value at the end of the semester.
Used Textbooks - Best money saving option when they are available.  The correct materials at a cheaper price.  These may have value at end of the semester.
Rental - Upfront savings at the beginning of the semester on the correct materials but no value when returned.  These must be returned to avoid additional fees. 
Digital - Textbooks are slowly becoming available in digital format.  Digital is less expensive than a new book, . Access to materials typically expire soon after semester ends.  There is nothing to sell back at end of the semester.
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