Bear Essentials

Dec. 6, 2023

KU Football Team Wins First Super Region Championship

The Golden Bears made history Saturday with a 28-16 win at Slippery Rock to claim the Super Region 1 Title. The team plays in the national semifinal Saturday at 3:30 Eastern Time at Colorado Mines.

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Final Exam Schedule

Rohrbach Library Exam Week Hours - Fri. Dec. 8, 7:30 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sat. Dec. 9 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun. Dec. 10, 10 a.m.-midnight; M-Th Dec. 11-14, 7:30 a.m.-midnight; Fri. Dec. 15, 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Tutoring Positions Available for Spring 2024 - Positions available for peer tutors, academic peer mentors and lab assistants.

Employee of the Month! - Want to recognize a KU employee for their hard work and dedication? Nominate them for Employee of the Month!

Volunteers Needed! Operation Snowflake Program - Staying on campus over break? Looking for a way to gain volunteer hours? Join our snow shoveling program this winter!

KU Lost and Found - If you believe you may have lost something, please check the link here. Items must be picked up by Friday 12/15 at noon at the MSU Info Desk.

Join PSECU and Level Up Your Banking Today! - Click the link to get started. You can earn up to $300! Hurry, promo ends 12/31!

Federal Tuition Assistance Clinic - Schedule an appointment with us TODAY if you need help with checking the status of your Army Ignited account. Contact us via .

Enrollment Certification Form - Reminder to submit your form for the Spring 2024 semester if you are using military benefits. This must be completed every semester.

End of Semester Goodie Bag - Students using military benefits and Student Veterans, stop by our office in MSU Rm 262 to pick up your goodie bag!


Wed. Dec. 6

Open Mic - Starting at 7 p.m., come out to the Bear's Den in the MSU to support local artists and creatives at Kutzown Hip Hop Club's open mic. Free snacks provided. to sign up.

Student Success Finals Week Celebration - Rohrbach Library Room 11, Dec. 6 – 13 while supplies last. Hot chocolate bar, Scantrons, sweets and treats and more.

Women's Basketball vs. Holy Family - 5:30 p.m., Keystone Arena.

Last Day of Tutoring for Semester

Thu. Dec. 7

Free Henna Art Application - Enjoy free henna art application by Sophie with from 11 a.m. to 1p.m. at Old Main 464. Event is coordinated by Dr. Kim Shively and sponsored by Anthropology/Sociology Department.

Cookies and Cocoa - Holiday cookie decorating, hot cocoa bar, and holiday coloring pages! Ugly Sweaters are encouraged! 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Local Color: Cultivating Communities - Faculty First Thursday Presentation by Ass. Prof. Gwendolyn Yoppolo.

Fri. Dec. 8

Gingerbread House Party - Come join us for a gingerbread house party, 4-6 p.m. in South Dining Hall 1. Supplies will be provided.

Sat. Dec. 9

Football NCAA Playoffs - at Colorado School of Mines, Golden, Colo., 3:30 p.m. Eastern Time Follow along at

KU Foundation to Host Football Watch Party on Campus - Cheer on the Golden Bears in the NCAA Division II National Semifinals in the MSU's Multipurpose Room at 3:30 p.m. Snacks and refreshments will be served. Registration is required.

Women's Swimming vs. Kean - 1 p.m., Keystone Pool.

Mon. Dec. 11

Three Days of De-Stress Fest in the Health Center - Beading, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., at Beck Hall Room 119, Health Center. 

Tue. Dec. 12

Three Days of De-Stress Fest in the Health Center - Puzzles, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., at Beck Hall, Room 119, Health Center.