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Campus Life

1. Spring parking permits available Dec. 1

2. Summer employment opportunity

3. Jagtag EZ Deposit for spring now available

4. New vendors now accepting Jagtag

5. Apply to be a Sam H. Jones Community Service Scholar

6. Bringle Civic Engagement Showcase poster presentation applications now open

7. William M. Plater Civic Engagement Medallion

8. Herron graduate programs open house

9. Get your plate and 'Ride with Pride!'

10. Toys For Tots

11. Student Loan Repayment and Forgiveness presentation

12. IUPUI Day of Remembrance

Academics and Lectures

13. Sabbatical Speaker Series: Hannah Haas

14. Looking for a general education course for spring?

Arts and Humanities

15. Actors needed for five original student plays


16. Free T-shirts at Sunday's women's hoops game


17. MLK Day of Service

18. Winter service project: Donations requested

1. Spring parking permits available Dec. 1

Parking permits for the spring semester will be available beginning Thursday, Dec. 1. If you ordered a fall permit, it's time to renew!

Check the parking website for details.


2. Summer employment opportunity

Love the outdoors and being active? IU's Family Camp Brosius is seeking energetic and hardworking students for the 10-week positions of kids' counselor, adult counselor, evening program coordinator, lifeguards, maintenance/facility personnel, office personnel and housekeepers. Room and board are included. Spend the summer of a lifetime on beautiful Elkhart Lake!


From: Sunday, May. 28 to Saturday, Aug. 5
Start Time: 8 a.m.
Location: Elkhart Lake, Wisc.

3. Jagtag EZ Deposit for spring now available

The Jagtag EZ Deposit is now available on the Optional Services page when registering for spring classes, as well as on the Jagtag website! Simply select the amount you would like deposited to your Jagtag - $250 or $500 - and that amount will be billed to your bursar account and placed on your Jagtag Monday, Dec. 19. EZ Deposit funds can be used anywhere Jagtag is accepted and will roll over semester to semester, year to year! It's a pretty EZ process!


4. New vendors now accepting Jagtag

Jagtag is excited to announce that both Madd Greeks and Dagwood's Subs are now accepting Jagtag as payment! Madd Greeks is located at 910 W. 10th Street and features Greek street food from recipes that have been handed down for generations!

Dagwood's comes to Indy from Bloomington where it has been a favorite for more than 30 years! Located at 923 Indiana Avenue, Dagwood's offers the best and biggest sandwiches around!


5. Apply to be a Sam H. Jones Community Service Scholar

Did you know that the Sam H. Jones program allows you to receive firsthand experience in addressing pressing social issues?

Serve and engage in your campus and community while receiving a scholarship! Apply to be a Sam H. Jones Scholar today! Most applications are open until Feb. 1.

Request your application and learn more at the website below.


6. Bringle Civic Engagement Showcase poster presentation applications now open

Poster presentations will once again be a part of the Robert G. Bringle Civic Engagement Showcase held on Tuesday, April 11. Faculty, staff and students are encouraged to submit an application. Presenting a poster is a great opportunity to obtain interesting and valuable feedback for projects, research or practices from a knowledgeable crowd. It also allows you to network with other scholars and make valuable connections.

Contact Morgan Studer at for more information.


From: Tuesday, Nov. 1 to Tuesday, Jan. 17

7. William M. Plater Civic Engagement Medallion

The Plater Medallion recognizes undergraduates, graduates, doctorate and professional students who are receiving their respective degrees from December 2016 to August 2017. As a result of their IUPUI-related community experiences, Plater awardees have developed personally, civically and intellectually, while making a positive impact on the communities in which they serve.

For more information, or to nominate a student or request an application, visit the link below.


8. Herron graduate programs open house

Join the Herron School of Art and Design for an opportunity to explore its graduate programs. Learn about curriculum, financial awards and application requirements; meet with faculty and tour Herron's cutting-edge facilities. Programs include M.A. in Art Therapy, M.F.A. in Visual Art and M.F.A. in Visual Communication Design focusing on human-centered design thinking.


Date: Friday, Dec. 2
Start Time: 1 p.m.
Location: Herron School of Art and Design, Eskenazi Hall

9. 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.


10. Toys For Tots

On Dec. 12 from 9 a.m. until noon, Alpha Phi Sigma, the National Honors Society for criminal justice majors, will be hosting Toys For Tots on campus. Marines will be on campus helping to collect toys for those children who are less fortunate this Christmas. Please donate new and unwrapped toys to Toys For Tots at the Campus Center, in front of Taylor Hall and by the library.

Date: Monday, Dec. 12
Start Time: 9 a.m.
Location: Campus Center, Taylor Hall, Library

11. Student Loan Repayment and Forgiveness presentation

Are you preparing to graduate? Curious about how to reduce your federal student loan payment? Want to find out how you can have your loans forgiven? Find the answers to these questions by attending our Student Loan Forgiveness and Repayment presentation. Identical presentations will be held as follows:

Dec. 13 at noon in CE 405
Dec. 15 at 6 p.m. in CE 240


12. IUPUI Day of Remembrance

Please join us for the Dec. 5 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, Dec. 5
Start Time: 11 a.m.
Location: CE 305

13. Sabbatical Speaker Series: Hannah Haas

The School of Liberal Arts presents the Sabbatical Speaker Series, featuring Hannah Haas.

Liberal Arts Values and the Internship in English:
When interns spend the bulk of their time on the job learning from supervisors, how can an online English internship course curriculum be used to ensure that interns' experiences go beyond professional training and uphold the values of a liberal arts education?

Date: Wednesday, Nov. 30
Start Time: 4:30 p.m.
Location: CE 309

14. Looking for a general education course for spring?

Herron School of Art and Design still has enrollment for H100 Art Appreciation in both on-campus and online formats. Art Appreciation is an introduction to the visual arts that also observes our local museums and galleries.

H221 Art Past and Present is an online course that is a survey of art history from ancient to contemporary art.

H200 Understanding Contemporary Art is also an online course designed to give a better understanding of contemporary art from 1945 through today.

15. Actors needed for five original student plays

JagVoices 2016-17 is the second annual scriptwriting contest of Performing Arts at IUPUI. Five 10-minute plays have been selected to be produced by students in the spring. One of them is even a short musical! Auditions are next week. Be prepared to cold read from the actual scripts. No monologue is necessary. Those interested in auditioning for the musical will need to be prepared for singing callbacks later in the week.

Nov. 30: 4:30-6:30 p.m.
Dec. 1: 6-8 p.m.

From: Wednesday, Nov. 30 to Thursday, Dec. 1
Location: CA 003 (Cavanaugh Hall basement theater)

16. Free T-shirts at Sunday's women's hoops game

The IUPUI women's basketball team will host Missouri Sunday at 2 p.m. at The Jungle, and the first 100 students in attendance will receive free T-shirts. Admission is also free for students with a valid Jagtag, and there will be a postgame autograph session with selected IUPUI players.

Adult reserved seats are just $7 on the day of the game.

Special group rates and youth rates are also available.


Date: Sunday, Dec. 4
Start Time: 2 p.m.
Location: The Jungle

17. MLK Day of Service

This day of service honors one of the greatest freedom activists of all time, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Volunteers and community members serve together at community sites across Indianapolis as a way to honor Dr. King's commitment to service and social justice. Participants will learn more about Dr. King's dream of racial and economic equality and reflect in group discussions on their experiences engaging in community service.

All volunteers will receive a free breakfast and a T-shirt.


Date: Monday, Jan. 16
Start Time: 8 a.m.
Location: Various locations throught Indianpolis

18. Winter service project: Donations requested

Staff Council representatives are now collecting donations to help Indy's homeless community. Suggested items for donation include men's and women's hats, gloves, scarves, heavy socks, blankets, hand warmers, drawstring bags and backpacks, hygiene items, bottled water, candles and long underwear.

Items will be collected until Friday, Dec. 9. Please contact your Staff Council representative for more information or to donate.

Date: Friday, Dec. 9

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