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Bear Essentials - November 1, 2017

Winter course registration is now open. Classes take place December 18th through January 17th. More than 85 classes from general education to graduate level. All courses are one-hundred percent online
Registration is now open for KU's 100% online winter session. More information and registration

Bear Essentials for Nov. 1-Nov. 8


Career Development Center Mini Workshop Marathon - Successful Interviewing, 6 p.m. Internship & Job Search Strategies, 6:30 p.m. Thinking About Graduate School, 7 p.m. Wed. Nov. 1, Libra`ry 6.

STD Screening at Health & Wellness Center - In Beck Hall, first floor on Thu. Nov. 2, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. No appointment necessary. KU ID required. All testing is free and confidential.

Psychology Career Day Thursday, Nov. 2Psychology Career Day: Learn from Professionals (pictured) - Thu. Nov. 2, MSU 218. Clinical and Alcohol & other Drug Counseling, 9:30 a.m. and Human Resources, 11 a.m.

Thinking About Grad School Info Session - Learn how to ask the important questions and choose the right program for you & your future career. Thu. Nov 2, 11-11:50 a.m. Stratton 116.

Career Development Center Mini Workshop Marathon - Creating Your Personal Brand, 6 p.m. Designing Your Career Path 6:30 p.m. Writing Your Resume & Cover Letter, 7 p.m. Thu. Nov. 2, Library 6.

Planetarium LASER Light Shows - Thu. Nov. 2, 8 p.m. - LASER: Michael Jackson. 9 p.m. - LASER: Dark Side of the Moon. $5 tickets at the door.

Indie Game Speaker - Doug Kavendek, the creator of Frightshow Fighter, will share how he applied his business and technical skills at work and on the side. Nov. 3, Old Main 159, 8 a.m.  

KU Website Redesign Do you have something to say about the KU Website? We want your opinions at our redesign focus group. Fri. Nov. 3, 10-11 a.m.

Tabletop game night at STEAMworks - Cards, dice, boards, figures. Sun. Nov. 5, 5 - 7 p.m. Rohrbach Library downstairs.

Veteran Green Zone Awareness Training- This training is a part of Veterans Awareness Week and is for Faculty & Staff. Nov. 6, 11 a.m.-12 p.m. in MSU 116.

Grad School Education Week Nov. 6-10. Contact for schedule.Graduate School Fair (pictured) - Meet representatives from regional colleges & universities to learn about various graduate school programs. Mon. Nov. 6, 1-3 p.m., MSU 218.

GRE Challenge (Insiders Look into the GRE) - This workshop will introduce you to the sections of the GRE and how you can prepare. Presented by Kaplan Test Prep. Mon. Nov 6, 3-3:50 p.m., MSU 157.

Careers Cafe: Careers in Sociology - Meet experienced professionals to learn career & insider tips. Pre-registration required. Free refreshments. Tue. Nov. 7, 11-11:50 a.m. MSU 250.

Student Veterans Recognition & Potluck - 11 a.m.- 1 p.m. in Veterans Center in MSU 262. Red Button Sales will be 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. in MSU Lobby.

CVPA Dean SearchCandidates for the position of Dean in the College of Visual and Performing Arts will visit campus over the next few weeks. Candidate A: Tue. Nov. 7, 11-11:50 a.m. in Sharadin 120.

Speaking Your Truth - Tue. Nov. 7, from 11 a.m. -1 p.m. in MCC Unity Room. Guest Presenter, Tiffany Clayton, from Albright College Women's World.

TB Testing at Health Center - Beck Hall, First Floor: Tue. Nov. 7, 11 a.m. -12 p.m. Must return Thur. Nov. 9 , 11 a.m. -12 p.m. for results. KU ID required. $10 Fee charged to your KU Account.

Pet Therapy - Take a break from studying and come and get some "canine therapy" on Tue. Nov. 7 from 6 to 7 p.m. in MSU 218.

Fall Book Review - Tue. Nov. 7, 7-9 p.m. Choose free books to review and keep. Trivia prizes. Free concessions.

Boots to Entrepreneurship Seminar - As part of Veterans Awareness Week, this seminar is on Wed. Nov. 8, 11 a.m.- 1 p.m. in MSU 250. Free lunch provided.

A Discussion on Black Fatherhood - Wed. Nov. 8, AF 201 10 - 11 a.m. Facilitated by Dr. James Jackson, Legia Thomas-Fleetwood and Travis Daniels, Psychology Department

Upcoming sporting events

  • Friday, Nov. 3
    5 p.m. - Women's Swimming vs. ESU/CAL - Keystone Hall
    7 p.m. - Women's Volleyball vs. Edinboro - Keystone Arena  
  • Saturday, Nov. 4
    1 p.m.Women's Volleyball vs. Slippery Rock - Keystone Arena   

  • Tuesday, Nov. 7
    7 p.m. - Women's Volleyball vs. East Stroudsburg - Keystone Arena


Update from Dr. Hawkinson on KU Bias Response Task Force Meeting

All Meal Plans come with Dining Flex Dollars - Ask a cashier how much flex you have! Use it at the retail dining areas on campus. Academic Forum; Starbucks; Rec. Center; Book N Brew and more!

Ballroom Dance Lessons - A great opportunity to learn the basics of various other dances, including East Coast Swing, Salsa, Waltz, Foxtrot, Hustle, and more.

Food Pantry Services Available - Food pantry services available to KU students every Wednesday from 4-6 p.m. in the Lutheran Center. No appointment needed, please stop by.

MindKare Kiosk new location - MindKare Kiosk (checkup from the neck up) has been moved to the Rec. Center. Stop by and complete a survey to "check in" on your mental health.

Campus Recovery - An AA meeting is held Tuesday nights in MSU 323 from 8-9 p.m. Closed during college breaks.

Ticket Sales for NYC Trip - Nov. 11. Tickets are available for NYC Trip at MSU 153. Buy yours for $10 for KU students and $20 for non-KU students.


CASA - Center for Academic Success and Achievement

Success Tip Week 10

To W or not to W?

    Students must decide by this Friday, November 3 at 4:30 p.m.  Students should ALWAYS consider financial aid implications if they decide to withdraw from a course.