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Jan. 27, 2021

Spring 2021 Involvement Fair: Adventure to Involvement

The Involvement fair makes it easy for you to learn about all Kutztown University has to offer and to get involved.

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Gimme A Break! Kutztown Wellness Days - Relax and check out the self-care and fun around campus to help you center yourself this semester. Feb. 11, March 10, April 20. Register & learn more.

Last day to apply for a bookstore account is Jan. 28 - If you receiving financial aid in excess of your tuition, fees, meals, etc., you may qualify for a bookstore account to purchase course-required books and supplies. Obtain and submit a request form online from the Student Accounts Office.

11th Annual Human Diversity Conference Registration Open - Register for the conference. This year's theme is Diversity in a Virtual World: Toward Equity and Inclusion.

Join the Residence Life Social Justice Book Club - We will be reading: Internment by Samira Ahmed and meet Mondays at 8 p.m. on Zoom. See the registration link and sign up by Feb. 1 to borrow the book.

Now Hiring Summer Conference Assistants - Join the Summer 2021 Conference Services Staff. This is a great opportunity to work in a team based environment & gain leadership skills. Apply on our website.

Kutztown University Choir Auditions - Welcoming new members for our spring semester, featuring a professional recording and April collaboration with KU Orchestra.

Listen to KUDOS - Learn about KU's Community Outreach Center and Food Pantry with our Spotify podcast.

Call for Entries: Full Spectrum Art Exhibition - Submit your artwork to this exhibition on themes related to the LGBTQ+ experience. Deadline March 31. Contact for info.

Employee of the Month - Submit nominations for the Jan. 2021 Employee of the Month.

Save the Date for I Heart KU Week - Join the Presidential Ambassadors for a week-long series of events, Feb. 8-12.

Move in Sale | Dixon Marketplace & KU Campus Store - Save on apparel and gift with our in-store only Move in Sale. $10 off $49 | $20 off $99 | $40 off $199. Sale ends Jan. 31.

Special Hours:

  • McFarland Student Union: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Mon.- Fri. Closed Sat.-Sun.. Regular hours resume Fri., Jan. 29.
  • KU Campus Store: Jan 27-28, 7:45 a.m. - 7 p.m., Jan. 29 7:45 a.m - 6 p.m., Jan 30-31 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Dixon Marketplace: Jan. 30 9 a.m. - midnight, Jan. 31 noon - midnight.
  • Rohrbach Library: 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Mon.-Fri. Closed Sat.-Sun. Regular hours resume Mon., Feb. 1.
  • Student Rec Center: 7 a.m. - 7 p.m., Mon.-Fri.. Closed Sat.-Sun. Regular hours resume Mon., Feb. 1.
  • KU Card Office (For ID Card Services): Jan. 30 and 31, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. AF 107.
  • Transportation Services (For Parking Permits): Jan. 30 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Admin 107.


Wed. Jan. 27

Senior Kick Off - 3 p.m. Receive info and support you need to find employment/grad school success.

Thu. Jan. 28

Involvement Fair: Adventure to Involvement - Thursday, January 28th from 4pm to 7pm. Check out this event preview.

Free Career Interest Test - 11 a.m. Take a career interest inventory and get your results in a short 50-minute session.

Fri. Jan. 29

Gender & Sexual Minorities Conference: Call for Proposals - Submissions are due Jan 29 via this linkPre-Register to attend or present by Feb. 11.

Mon. Feb. 1

Classes Begin Originally Scheduled Modality - Be sure to check your syllabus or contact your professor with any questions as to how your classes will be held beginning on this day.

Designing Your Career Path - 3 p.m. Learn to access the latest career info and resources and discover the value of career exploration in making informed career decisions.

Tue. Feb. 2

TB Testing at Health Center-Beck Hall, First Floor - Tue. Feb. 2, 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Return Thu. Feb. 4, 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. for results. Appointment required. $12 Fee charged to KU Account.

Internship & Job Search Strategies - 11 a.m. Discover the ways to find jobs and internships as well as learning the art of networking & tips to locate "hidden jobs."

Wed. Feb. 3

When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Moderated Dialogue with Patrisse Cullors - 4 p.m. Virtual Event Information. Twenty randomly selected attendees will receive a copy of Patrisse Cullors’ book.

Women's Center Spring Open House - Drop in from 12 to 2 p.m. at the Women's Center in Old Main B 126 for lots of helpful information.

LGBTQ+ Resource Center Spring Open House - Drop in from 12 to 2 p.m. at the LGBTQ+ Resource Center Center in Old Main A - 003.

Writing Your Resume and Cover Letter - 1 p.m. Learn the basics on how to write your resume and cover letter to best market your skills and obtain that interview.

Ujima Conference Day 1 - This is a three day conference that will include presenters, crafts, free items and food. Continues Feb. 4-5.

    • Umoja & Kujichagulia - We will be honoring these principles through interactive activities and discussions. These events begin at 5:30 p.m.

Weekly Success Tip


Successful students go to every class. Use the KU Success Calendar to keep track of your class schedule.