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Campus Life

1. OneStart to retire in October

2. Attention freshmen and seniors! Your opinion counts!

3. Come celebrate at Jagapalooza!

4. Regatta Callout for Student Organizations!

5. Traffic changes coming to campus

6. IMPD staying safe event, free food and prizes!

7. Denim Day: Sexual Assault Awareness Month

8. Gamma Eta Week starts April 20!

9. IUPUI Day of Remembrance

10. April Tech Talks on research and sustainability

11. Fresh Produce Market April 16!

12. 2015 IUPUI Campus Classic basketball tournament

13. Join the 2016 Homecoming Committee!

14. Financial Fitness Workshops offered

15. Summer parking permits on sale now

16. Night of Worship with Impact

17. Latin@ Graduation

18. IUPUI Club Hockey

19. Asian Heritage Celebration Dinner

20. 1st Annual Walk/Run to Benefit IU Student Outreach Clinic

Academics and Lectures

21. Learn about the secrets to graduate school admissions

22. The exciting new technology of remotely piloted aircraft systems

23. Talk by Roger Peng

24. Special lecture: Engineering Education Research: The Growth of a Discipline


25. The Buddha Café

26. AGC looking for an advisor for the organization

27. AGC's Free Talk


28. 2015 Advising Survey

1. OneStart to retire in October

For years, OneStart has been the place to go for tasks like paying your bursar bill, seeing your paycheck, making requisitions, or posting grades. In October, we will bid farewell to OneStart in favor of One.IU, which brings an easily searchable, app store experience to university services. Making the switch to One.IU is as easy as search, click, done. For details on the retirement, including links to a OneStart-One.IU comparison and information for publishers, visit the retirement website.


2. Attention freshmen and seniors! Your opinion counts!

IUPUI first-year students and seniors anticipating graduation have an opportunity to help the campus determine its direction. Fill out the latest National Survey of Student Engagement, or NSSE, an information-gathering effort run by the Survey Research Center at IU Bloomington. You can check Oncourse and Canvas to find it!


3. Come celebrate at Jagapalooza!

Save the Date:May 1, 2015.

Enjoy activities like zip-lining and bubble soccer while listening to local bands from Indy in the first-ever Jagapalooza “Battle of the Bands!” If you get hungry, hit up the food trucks that will be lined up just for you! All students, staff and faculty are welcome to this free event. Don't forget your Jagtag!

Use #Jagapalooza and follow us on social media for the latest updates!

Facebook: IUPUI Jagapalooza
Instagram: Jagapalooza


Date: Friday, May. 1
Start Time: 4 p.m.
Location: Carroll Stadium

4. Regatta Callout for Student Organizations!

If your student organization is interested in how it can participate in the 2015 Regatta, please come to this informational session. We will discuss new involvement opportunities as well as how your organization can be represented at this year's Regatta. We will have three callout dates:

Sunday, April 19, 3 to 4 p.m. in UL0130

Wednesday, April 22, 3 to 4 p.m. in UL126

Thursday, April 23 7 to 8 p.m. in UL0130

Hope to see you there!

5. Traffic changes coming to campus

Plans to convert both New York and Michigan streets into two-way traffic on the IUPUI campus are scheduled to begin in May when work starts on New York Street, and will continue until November 2017 when changes to Michigan Street are expected to be complete.
Two-way streets

The western portion of New York Street that will be converted to two-way traffic over the next year.


6. IMPD staying safe event, free food and prizes!

The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department will be educating students on how to stay safe and protect your belongings on April 27 at 7 p.m. in CE 450A. Free food will be provided as well as a chance to win up to $500 in prizes!

7. Denim Day: Sexual Assault Awareness Month

On Denim Day, IUPUI students, faculty, staff and community members are asked to make a social statement by wearing jeans as a visible means of disapproval against the misconceptions that surround sexual assault. Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard has officially proclaimed April 29 to be “Denim Day” for the city of Indianapolis.

Denim Day was prompted after an overturned conviction in a 1998 rape case, as justices felt the victim, wearing tight jeans, helped her rapist.

Learn more below.


8. Gamma Eta Week starts April 20!

Gamma Eta Week is almost here and you do not want to miss these events! We will have presenters from the IU National Center of Excellence in Women's Health, Kathleen Grove, Director of the Office for Women, Dr. Bessie House-Soremekun, Director of Africana Studies, a screening of the Malala Yousafzai film, a breast cancer awareness fundraiser and much more!

Come support our week of girl power!

Please visit our facebook page for more.


9. IUPUI Day of Remembrance

Please join us for the May 4, 2015 11a.m. to noon in CE 305 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. 4
Start Time: 11 a.m.
Location: CE 305

10. April Tech Talks on research and sustainability

Join us for our April tech talks! The first is Tech Talks: Cyberinfrastructure for IU Researchers" with Robert Ping and Tassie Gniady from UITS Research Technologies, and will be held on April 17 from 3 to 4:30 p.m. in CE 268.

The second is Tech Talk: Sustainability and Technology with Noma Maier, UITS Sustainable IT Services Project Manager, and will be held on Earth Day, April 22 from 1:00 to 2:30 CE 405.

Sponsored by the IUPUI Office for Women, IU Women in Technology, and UITS.


From: Wednesday, Apr. 15 to Wednesday, Apr. 22

11. Fresh Produce Market April 16!

Join us in the Campus Center first floor food court from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for the April Fresh Produce Market. You can stock up on your favorite fruits and veggies, pick up recipes and even purchase the tasty, fresh, meal of the day, made right in front of you! Bring a friend and experience IUPUI's popular Fresh Produce Market! Or share your favorite healthy fruit or veggie recipe with us for a chance to win a prize from Healthy IU. See you there!


Date: Thursday, Apr. 16
Start Time: 11 a.m.
Location: Campus Center, 1st Floor Food Court

12. 2015 IUPUI Campus Classic basketball tournament

Join us April 24, for the 2015 IUPUI Campus Classic featuring IUPUI students in a competitive three on three basketball tournament benefiting student scholarships!


From: Monday, Apr. 13 to Thursday, Apr. 23
Start Time: 8 a.m.
Location: IUPUI

13. Join the 2016 Homecoming Committee!

Applications are now available for the 2016 Homecoming Committee! As a member of the Homecoming Committee you have an opportunity to:

•Assist with the development of large scale programming
•Build pride in being an IUPUI Jaguar
•Be a part of the tradition
•Network with students, faculty and staff
•Develop leadership skills
•Have an impact on campus

To apply visit the link below. Applications are due April 27 at 11:59 p.m.


14. Financial Fitness Workshops offered

The Office for Women is sponsoring three workshops in April and May over the lunch hour with Joyce Foster, CFP®, MBA who will show you how to build a confident retirement through maximizing your Social Security Benefits, arranging a guaranteed lifetime income or preparing for long term or chronic care costs. Check out dates and times on the Office for Women website.


15. Summer parking permits on sale now

Parking permits for the summer are on sale right now in the Parking & Transportation office and online. Click below to purchase yours.


16. Night of Worship with Impact

Join Impact at IUPUI for our last night of worship before the summer! Worship will be led by our student team, followed by a message from Jake Barker of Traders Point Christian Church.

Come hang out and grab some free Chipotle! Get the details on our facebook page below.


Date: Tuesday, Apr. 28
Start Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Campus Center 307

17. Latin@ Graduation

The Latino Faculty and Staff Council would like to invite students, faculty, staff and community members to this year's Latin@ Student Graduation. The graduation will take place on on May 6, 2015 at 6:30pm in the Campus Center TV Lounge (Theater Level). If you have any questions about the event feel free to contact Karina Garduno at To register/RSVP please visit the website below.


Date: Wednesday, May. 6
Start Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: Campus Center TV Lounge (Theater Level)

18. IUPUI Club Hockey

Looking for students interested in playing club hockey in the ACHA. Also looking for a faculty/staff member interested in writing the constitution and being involved with the club.

Need at least five members and faculty member to start the club from there would just need to fill a roster.

Email ASAP if interested.

19. Asian Heritage Celebration Dinner

The mission behind this year’s dinner is to encourage and inspire all guests to break the stereotypes and barriers of society and set out to create new identities for ourselves by introducing this year’s theme of “Break Barriers. Move Toward a New Horizon.” Our hope for the event is to foster a greater sense of identity, unity and positive action within the growing Asian community at IUPUI by engaging student leaders to break barriers and move toward a new horizon.

Date: Sunday, Apr. 19
Start Time: 6 p.m.
Location: University Tower Ballroom

20. 1st Annual Walk/Run to Benefit IU Student Outreach Clinic

Join us for the 1st Annual 5K Walk/Run to benefit the IU Student Outreach Clinic. This clinic provides free healthcare services to the under-represented population on Indianapolis' near-east side:

Proceeds from this event will assist the clinic in the effort to bring quality healthcare to this neighborhood.

Sunday, May 17th, 2pm on Downtown Canal at the Buggs Temple. Registration opens at 1pm. Register at

$25/participant; $30 w/shirt


Date: Sunday, May. 17
Start Time: 1 p.m.
Location: Indy Downtown Canal - Buggs Temple

21. Learn about the secrets to graduate school admissions

Learn from graduate admissions experts how to submit a graduate school application package that stands out by joining us for Accelerate Acceptance: The Secrets to Graduate Admissions Speed Sessions on May 21 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Presenters will have six to eight minutes to share their topics and answer questions. Topics include the application process, personal statements, GRE test preparation, letters of recommendation and more. The event is free but registration is required.


Date: Thursday, May. 21
Start Time: 4:30 p.m.
Location: IUPUI Campus Center

22. The exciting new technology of remotely piloted aircraft systems

Presentation by Dr. Gernot Paulus, Carinthia University of Applied Sciences, Austria

Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) are currently one of the most innovative and exciting new technologies for geospatial applications, but privacy and safety concerns make the market almost nonexistent. Join Dr. Paulus for a presentation on the opportunities and challenges of using RPAS technology for geospatial applications.


Date: Monday, Apr. 20
Start Time: 9 a.m.
Location: IUPUI Campus Center, Room CE 405 (Yale Pratt Meeting Room)

23. Talk by Roger Peng

In April 2014, Johns Hopkins launched a Biostatistics MOOC through Coursera. By December it had enrolled 1.5 million people. Join us for this fascinating talk by Roger Peng, one of the three developers of the MOOC, and discover the motivation and rationale for creating the series, the design philosophy for the courses and capstone project and some of the successes. Dr. Peng will also reveal lessons learned, as well as implications for the role of MOOCs at universities.


Date: Thursday, Apr. 16
Start Time: 11:30 a.m.
Location: UL Lilly Auditorium

24. Special lecture: Engineering Education Research: The Growth of a Discipline

Speaker: Dr. Leah Jamieson, Dean, Purdue School of Engineering. Engineering education research is emerging as an identifiable discipline, with engineering education departments, programs and centers of excellence and a growing community of engineering education researchers around the globe. It is bringing together decades, and even centuries, of experience in teaching engineering. A reception will be held outside the theater from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. The lecture will start immediately after.


Date: Tuesday, Apr. 21
Start Time: 4:30 p.m.
Location: Campus Center Theater

25. The Buddha Café

The Buddha Café is a Nichiren Daishonin Buddhist based campus club as practiced within the SGI-USA lay Buddhist organization. Our mission is to realized world peace through each person's happiness and victory? The meeting is an introduction to Buddhism and anyone is welcome to join!


Date: Friday, Apr. 17
Start Time: 12 p.m.
Location: Hine Hall, Room 223

26. AGC looking for an advisor for the organization

The main purpose of the Arabian Gulf Club (AGC) is to help promote the awareness of Arabian students in the IUPUI community and international community. AGC is an international student organization. The group is available to anyone who is interested in learning about the Arabic language and Arabian cultures.

If you are interested to serve as the advisor for AGC, please email us at Thank you!


27. AGC's Free Talk

Get excited for our next upcoming event taking place on April 17.
This is your opportunity to express yourself freely and creatively. You will have 15 to 20 minutes.
Do not forget about intellectual enlightenment and try to be comfortably creative as much as possible.
Follow us on Twitter @gogulfers

This event is open to the public and we hope to see you all then!


Date: Friday, Apr. 17
Start Time: 6 p.m.
Location: UC 2110 (Taylor Hall, University College)

28. 2015 Advising Survey

We are conducting a research study to better understand what you have learned in academic advising at IUPUI and to gauge your satisfaction with advising (Research Study #1502749987). Participants will be entered into a drawing to win one of 23 $20 gift cards for the campus bookstore. We anticipate that 1,000 students will participate in the survey. Your odds of winning a gift card would be 1 in 44.

To participate, log in with your university ID and passphrase using the link below.


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