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Campus Life

1. Jagapalooza!

2. Campus Center summer hours

3. University Library computers reserved for students during finals

4. Join the FSA's last game night!

5. Exclusive tickets for U.S. Olympic Diving trials

6. Day of Remembrance

7. Now hiring for IUPUI Day Camps

8. Join the Timmy Global Health executive board

9. Trivia Night at Chancellor's Restaurant

10. Say goodbye to IU's IT Accounts website

11. Jagapalooza parking

12. Get your plate and “Ride with Pride!”

13. Host an event for Regatta Week

14. International students baseball event

15. SWELL Stress Buster event

16. Holocaust Observance Day: A day of film screenings and discussion

17. Orthopaedics SIG Journal Club

Academics and Lectures

18. Apply to M.A. program in Applied Communication

19. New online summer graduate course: Effective Workplace Technical Communication

20. Information session on graduate school

21. Apply for Bachelors of Social Work program

Arts and Humanities

22. CLOUDS presented by the Moving Company

23. IUPUI Music Academy string ensemble classes


24. Free t-shirts at final jags softball weekend

25. IUPUI Club Baseball is HERE!


26. Join the IUPUI team for Rebuilding Together

1. Jagapalooza!

Jagapalooza 2016 will be a carnival and is happening this Friday, April 29! Jagapalooza is taking place in the parking lot south of the Campus Center from 4 to 10 p.m. This event is free for all members of the IUPUI community. Guests can expect seven different fair rides, games, food trucks and much more. Leading up to the event on Friday, many things will be happening around campus throughout the week!


Date: Friday, Apr. 29
Start Time: 4 p.m.
Location: Campus Center Parking Lot

2. Campus Center summer hours

The Campus Center will switch to summer hours beginning on May 10. Reduced summer hours are as follows:

Monday to Saturday: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Sunday: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

May 28 to May 30 for Memorial Day weekend
July 2 to July 4 for Independence Day weekend

3. University Library computers reserved for students during finals

From Monday, April 25 to Saturday, May 7, University Library computer access will be limited to IUPUI students, faculty and staff. This is being implemented to ensure that library computers are available to support student success during the final week of regular classes and final examination periods of the academic year.

The building and print collections will remain open and accessible to all other visitors during this time.


From: Monday, Apr. 25 to Saturday, May. 7
Location: University Library

4. Join the FSA's last game night!

The Francophone Student Association will be holding its last game night of the academic year in Cavanaugh CA508 (on the fifth floor). There will be games in French, free pizza and francophones!

Date: Thursday, Apr. 28
Start Time: 5 p.m.
Location: Cavanaugh CA508

5. Exclusive tickets for U.S. Olympic Diving trials

The U.S. Olympic Diving Team Trials will be at the IU Natatorium on the IUPUI campus from June 18 to 26. There is a special ticket offer for all IUPUI students, faculty and staff for the sessions on June 20 and 21. Get two preliminary round tickets for $15 or two semifinal tickets for $20. All-session tickets are also on sale using the provided link.


From: Saturday, Jun. 18 to Tuesday, Jun. 21
Location: IUPUI Natatorium

6. Day of Remembrance

Day of Remembrance
Monday, May 2
Campus Center, Room 305
11 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Join us on May 2 for the IUPUI Day of Remembrance. This is a time for the entire IUPUI family to come together and remember students, faculty, staff and alumni who have passed away. It is a modest yet very important statement to all that everyone in the IUPUI family matters. During the ceremony, those who wish to do so will be invited to share a memory of those being honored.

Date: Monday, May. 2
Start Time: 11 a.m.
Location: CE 305

7. Now hiring for IUPUI Day Camps

IUPUI Day Camps, a program provided by the IU Natatorium, is now hiring camp counselors - May 15 in preparation for Summer 2016 Camp offerings. Counselors will begin on June 1. Starting pay rate is $9 per hour. Flexible hours are available to fit your schedule.


8. Join the Timmy Global Health executive board

Timmy Global Health at IUPUI is looking for passionate volunteers to serve on our 2016 to 2017 executive board. Are you interested in making a positive impact both locally and globally? Regardless of your major, if you have the vision and the desire to see an increase in access to health care, we want you! Click on the link to see the positions we have available. Fill out an application by May 6.

Questions about what Timmy does? Email


9. Trivia Night at Chancellor's Restaurant

Come join Global Medical Brigades for a fun night of trivia on Thursday, April 28 from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Chancellor's Restaurant right next to the IUPUI Tower Dining Hall. Admission to play is only $10 and all proceeds go towards our trip to the country of Panama this summer. Compete with your friends on questions over sports, music, entertainment and more! The winners will receive prizes!


Date: Thursday, Apr. 28
Start Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Chancellor's Restaurant: 850 W Michigan St, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202

10. Say goodbye to IU's IT Accounts website

IU's Account Management Service (AMS) will retire the IT Accounts website on May 19. At that time, the IT Accounts site will no longer host the AMS tools, including the "Create My First IU Account" task. Update any references to the corresponding tasks in One.IU, which are available in the Access Management task center.

Following its retirement, the AMS site will redirect to the Access Management task center.

Contact your campus Support Center for assistance with this transition.


11. Jagapalooza parking

Lot 58, across from the Campus Center, will be closed on Thursday and Friday for the Jagapalooza celebration.

EM permit holders will have alternative parking available. Click below for details.


12. Get your plate and “Ride with Pride!”

Display your IUPUI pride and support campus scholarships by signing up for – or renewing – your IUPUI Jaguars license plate.

IUPUI Jaguars license plates are available directly from the Bureau of Motor Vehicles online or through your local license branch. The specialty plate fee of $40 includes a $25 tax-deductible donation to the IUPUI campus scholarship program.


13. Host an event for Regatta Week

The Regatta is looking for student organizations and schools that are interested in hosting an event for the 2016 Regatta Week between September 19 and 23. The Regatta hopes to expand its reach across campus by getting more students, faculty and alumni involved.

If interested, please contact Yemi Harford at

From: Monday, Sep. 19 to Friday, Sep. 23
Location: IUPUI campus

14. International students baseball event

All IUPUI international students are invited on Saturday, April 30, to come to the South Meadow Quad at 3 p.m. to learn how to play baseball, play a three inning game, eat free Chick-fil-A and go to the Indianapolis Indians game afterwards, all for free!

Please RSVP to if you want to come and how many people you will bring.

Date: Saturday, Apr. 30
Start Time: 3 p.m.
Location: IUPUI, South Meadow Quad

15. SWELL Stress Buster event

Are you feeling stressed about finals? Come to the Campus Center on April 28 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. for SWELL's Stress Buster event. Come to fill your own goodie bag with fun stress reducing items.

Good luck to everyone and BE SWELL!

Date: Thursday, Apr. 28
Start Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Campus Center 1st Floor

16. Holocaust Observance Day: A day of film screenings and discussion

You are invited to a series of film screenings centered around the Holocaust on May 5, the nation's official day of observance.

The following films will be shown. Please come to watch as you are able.

11 a.m. - "Europa Europa"
1:30 p.m. - "Life is Beautiful"
4 p.m. - "Schindler’s List"
7:30 p.m. - "Survivor’s Testimony: Lewis Fagen"

Date: Thursday, May. 5
Start Time: 11 a.m.
Location: Taylor Hall Lower Level Meeting Area

17. Orthopaedics SIG Journal Club

Hello all aspiring physicians!
OrthoSIG will be holding its last journal club meeting of the school year. If you want to improve your ability to evaluate research studies and keep up with cutting edge clinical orthopaedics, learn about landmark studies that shaped the field as we know it, or learn about novel approaches to treatment....this event is for you! If you are interested in attending, please rsvp at the given link and come prepared to discuss the research papers which will be emailed.


Date: Friday, May. 6
Start Time: 6 p.m.
Location: Daly Student Center Room 185

18. Apply to M.A. program in Applied Communication

The Department of Communication Studies at IUPUI offers an M.A. in Applied Communication with optional concentrations that include corporate communication, health communication, public communication and media criticism. Our nationally-recognized program was awarded the Top M.A. program by the Master’s Education Section of the National Communication Association in 2012. The next deadline for fall admission is May 15, 2016.


19. New online summer graduate course: Effective Workplace Technical Communication

Graduate students (and advanced undergraduates) will develop and apply professional abilities related to today’s technical communication practices as they study how to communicate effectively about and with technology in workplace situations.

Topics include processes, ethics, technologies, genres and visuals that enhance technical communication. Students will create applied projects and read relevant theories.

All majors welcome. No prerequisites.

OLS 58100, section 14324 (3 cr.)

From: Wednesday, May. 11 to Monday, Aug. 8
Location: Online

20. Information session on graduate school

Attend a one-hour "Getting into Graduate School" information session focusing on the decision to attend graduate school and understanding the components of the application package. Graduate admissions at IUPUI are decentralized, which means each program has its own requirements and makes its own admission decisions, so the session will not address any specific program but rather provide a general overview. The session is free, registration is required using the link below and space is limited.


Date: Sunday, Jul. 17
Start Time: 4 a.m.
Location: IUPUI University Library, Room 1126

21. Apply for Bachelors of Social Work program

Enjoy helping people, being an advocate, creating change in your community, fostering great relationships with children, youth, families and the elderly? Submit your application by May 15!

To apply, you must:
• Complete 12 college credits
• Have at least 2.5 GPA
• Enroll, plan to enroll in, or have completed S141 – Intro to Social Work

Be aware that the Social Work program is not a direct admit program. You must first apply to the University. Questions? Contact Jewel Mosley-Edmonds


Date: Sunday, May. 1

22. CLOUDS presented by the Moving Company

Join the Moving Company at IUPUI in its 33rd season as its members perform original dance pieces choreographed by Artistic Director, Paige Craigie, founder of Create Freedom Arts Projects, Adrienne Jackson, David Lovett, and even some of their own members. The cumulative work of both semesters will be incorporated into their largest performance of the year.

Come support the arts at IUPUI! It is free admission with a JagTag or $10 general admission.


Date: Saturday, Apr. 30
Start Time: 8 p.m.
Location: Warren Performing Arts Center, 9500 E 16th St, Indianapolis, Indiana 46229.

23. IUPUI Music Academy string ensemble classes

These nine-week courses, offered on the IUPUI campus, will give adults the opportunity to learn and re-discover the joy of playing violin, viola, cello or upright bass in a fun, safe environment. The focus of the classes will be on learning and the joy of making music together, not on perfection and competition. We encourage those with basic playing experience to register.

$72 per course starting June 3:
12:30 to 1:30 p.m. (Advanced)
1:45 to 2:45 p.m. (Beginner)


From: Friday, Jun. 3 to Friday, Jul. 29
Location: IT378

24. Free t-shirts at final jags softball weekend

Start your Jagapalooza celebration early by heading out to the IUPUI softball diamond next to Carroll Stadium and cheering on the Jags as they host Western Illinois. The first pitch is at noon. Free jag t-shirts will be passed out to the first 100 students.

Cheer IUPUI on to victory during the doubleheader and then make your way over to Jagapalooza beginning at 4 p.m.


Date: Friday, Apr. 29
Start Time: 12 p.m.
Location: IUPUI Softball Field

25. IUPUI Club Baseball is HERE!

We are finally bringing a baseball team back to this campus! Come to our last callout meeting of the year on Sunday , May 1, at 7 p.m. in Campus Center room 268. We are joining the NCBA and will have our first full season next year (2016-17) as well as playing in fall tournaments, so come ready to play next year! Address all questions to James Salmon at


Date: Sunday, May. 1
Start Time: 7 p.m.
Location: CE 268

26. Join the IUPUI team for Rebuilding Together

On Saturday, April 30, Rebuilding Together will be working on home improvements for 14 families in the near West community of Haughville. IUPUI will have a team working on one of the homes. Skilled tradespersons have been working on the home for weeks and we are looking for volunteers to paint, clean and landscape. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. with an 8 a.m. kickoff and the team will work until early afternoon. Lunch and t-shirts provided.

Email for more information.


Date: Saturday, Apr. 30
Start Time: 8 a.m.
Location: Haughville neighborhood

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