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Nov. 25, 2020

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Thanksgiving Recess, Reminder of Fall Semester Schedule - Here's the schedule for the remainder of the fall semester, with some important dates to remember.

  • No classes will occur the week of Nov. 23.
  • Residence hall occupancy ends Wed. Nov. 25.
  • University offices will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday Nov. 26-27.
  • Classes will resume Mon. Nov. 30; all classes will be in a 100% online format.
  • All finals will occur online the week of Dec. 7.
  • Virtual Fall Commencement is set for Saturday, Dec. 12.
  • University operations will not change after Nov. 20, when students return home and move to online learning.

Health & Wellness Center Closed - Wed. Nov.  25 through Sun. 29 in observance of Thanksgiving Holiday. Medical and Counseling emergencies call Public Safety 610-683-4001.

Counseling and Psychological Services Closed - Mon. Nov. 23 through Sun. 29 in observance of Thanksgiving Holiday. Counseling emergencies call Public Safety 610-683-4001.

McFarland Student Union Updated Hours - 8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. , Mon. - Fri. 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Closed Sat. and Sun. The MSU will be closed Nov. 26-27, and Dec. 25 - Jan. 1.

PSECU Travels with You - Your PSECU account goes where you go! Find local ATMs with the PSECU app. Not a member? Get $50 for opening a free account. See details and rules online.

Kutztown University Writing Center Days and Hours - The physical UWC is now closed for the semester. The Online Center will remain open (except for Nov. 26-27). Hours: Sun 2-9, M- Th 11-8, F 11-4.

The Collage Newsletter - The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences announces the publication of its November 2020 issue of The Collage, featuring senior Nathan Hayduk and Professor of Mathematics Dr. Kronenthal.

Final Exam Schedule - Make sure you know when your finals will be held.


Fri. Nov. 27

Black Friday Bundle Sale - Save up to $170 with our Back Friday mystery bundles! Online only, While supplies last.

Mon. Nov. 30

Cyber Monday Sale - 30% off Apparel & Gift, 15% off Supplies & Tech Acc., 10% off Art Supplies, In-store & online.

Tue. Dec. 1

Last Day for December Grads to Submit Graduation Photo - If you would like to be included in the Virtual Commencement Cap and Gown Video, please submit your photo.  If you don't have a cap and gown, you can still participate with a graduation photo. After Dec. 1, we cannot guarantee submissions will be included in the final video.

12 Days of Deals Starts - Starting now until Dec.12, each day has a new deal. Sign up for VIP or follow us on social media to know the deal of the day!


Weekly Success Tip

Happy Thanksgiving - Thanksgiving Recess is a good time to tackle large course assignments and projects, catch up on reading and begin to think about finals. Check out student resources that can help.