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Campus Life

1. Student parking permits available August 1

2. Graduate Expo - save the date

3. IUPUI's newest residence hall

4. Traditions Board positions available

5. Employee parking permits available now

6. Multicultural Leadership Empowerment Program

7. Student Traditions Board - membership application

8. IUPUI summer day camp

9. Help University Library make research guides better

10. Special collections and archive photo caption contest for June

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

12. Learn to illustrate and create interactivity web pages

13. Ball Gardens rededication

Academics and Lectures

14. [Spirit of Medicine]: A Doctor's Visit by Anton Chekhov

Arts and Humanities

15. Looking for a Summer 2 Online Gen Ed Course?


16. Join the International Host Program


17. Volunteers needed for NUVO event

1. Student parking permits available August 1

Student parking permits will be available for purchase beginning on August 1. For permit rates, follow the link below:


2. Graduate Expo - save the date

Save the date for the 7th annual Graduate Expo at IUPUI, your one-stop shop for information about graduate programs at IUPUI and other universities throughout the nation. The Grad Expo will be held on September 22 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the IUPUI Campus Center, Room 450. Last year more than 20 IUPUI schools and programs and 40+ other universities were represented. Registration opens in July so mark your calendars now!

Date: Thursday, Sep. 22
Start Time: 10 a.m.
Location: IUPUI Campus Center, Room 450

3. IUPUI's newest residence hall

North Hall is coming to the IUPUI campus! The facility is the first traditional residence hall constructed at IUPUI since the campus was founded in 1969.

The 172,000-square-foot building is located on North Street and will provide housing for 700 students. North Hall will feature a computer lab, student lounges, a game room, a fitness area, a laundry facility, a large programming area and two classrooms.

North Hall is scheduled to open in August, in time for the 2016-17 academic year.


4. Traditions Board positions available

The IUPUI Traditions Board is looking for energetic and engaging individuals to serve in executive leadership positions. These positions have a stipend and are open until filled.


From: Monday, May. 23 to Friday, Jun. 10
Start Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Campus Center

5. Employee parking permits available now

Employee parking permits are available for purchase now.

Your current permit likely expires June 30, so order early to ensure you get your new permit in time.

Don't forget about the new multiyear permit option!

Visit the provided link for details and to purchase your permit.


6. Multicultural Leadership Empowerment Program

The IUPUI Multicultural Center is currently seeking applicants for the fall cohort of the Multicultural Leadership Empowerment Program (MLEP). The MLEP cultivates leaders to engage in issues of diversity, equity and inclusion by developing knowledge, awareness, skills and practices that respond to the challenges and possibilities of learning, working, and living in a diverse world.

To learn more about the program or to apply for fall, follow the provided link.


7. Student Traditions Board - membership application

Are you interested in helping to promote IUPUI traditions on campus? The Student Traditions Board is looking for students to serve on its executive board. For more information visit the website provided below.


From: Monday, May. 16 to Thursday, Jun. 30
Start Time: 9 a.m.
Location: Campus

8. IUPUI summer day camp

Enjoy camp at the world famous IUPUI Sports Complex. Daily activities including swim lessons and enrichment opportunities like Bricks 4 Kidz, Crouching Tigers and Skyhawks that can be enjoyed by kids of all ages.


From: Monday, Jun. 6 to Friday, Aug. 12

9. Help University Library make research guides better

University Library is investigating the effectiveness of our research and course guides. We are inviting you to participate in a usability study research project to help us design better research guides.

Your participation will consist of a pre and post-survey as well as a simulated assignment that takes less than an hour. As a thank you for participating, you’ll receive a $10 Barnes & Noble gift card.

If interested, follow the provided link.


10. Special collections and archive photo caption contest for June

Show your flashes of genius by entering captions to a vintage IUPUI photo from the archives and you may win our fabulous prize!

Congratulations to Hew Simons for winning last month's contest with his caption: “That’s right Mr. Unser, I push this button and Mario’s car will slowly coast in to the infield.” He wins our fabulous prize!

Don't delay, enter your captions today!


11. 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.


12. Learn to illustrate and create interactivity web pages

IT Training is offering workshops to increase knowledge in these areas:

"Creating Graphics for the Web": Friday, June 17 from 9 a.m. to noon online - learn to create graphics for a website including buttons, logos and banner images.

"JavaScript and JQuery": Friday, June 24 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. online - learn the practical application of the scripting language and its most popular library, JQuery, by creating a simple slideshow.

With questions, call 317-274-7383 or follow the link.


From: Friday, Jun. 17 to Friday, Jun. 24
Location: Online

13. Ball Gardens rededication

For decades, Ball Nurses Sunken Garden was a place to celebrate friendships and graduations. After falling into disrepair, the garden on the campus of IUPUI has been restored and on June 21 will be rededicated.

The rededication, which is open to the public, will take place at Ball Residence Hall. A reception will be held at 2 p.m., with the rededication program beginning at 3 p.m.

It consists of a square central section centered on a fountain, with two symmetrical sections on either side.


Date: Tuesday, Jun. 21

14. [Spirit of Medicine]: A Doctor's Visit by Anton Chekhov

Where is the border between health and disease? How has this border changed following the emergence of modern medicine? Join us for a discussion of these themes on July 19 through the lens of the great physician-writer Anton Chekhov's story 'A Doctor's Visit'. The story is about a wealthy young woman who suffers from long, nebulous ills. But is she really sick or are her symptoms related to some social aspect of her life? Dinner will be served.


Date: Tuesday, Jul. 19
Start Time: 5:30 p.m.
Location: Medical Sciences Building - MS 122d

15. Looking for a Summer 2 Online Gen Ed Course?

Herron School of Art and Design still has openings in H100 #10080 Art Appreciation and H221 #10855 Art Past and Present. Both courses fulfill the general education requirements for Art and Humanities. Both courses are also taught completely online and will begin on June 27.

16. Join the International Host Program

Are you looking to gain a deeper American cultural exchange? Join the International Host Program! International Students have the opportunity to be matched up with a local alumni host who will introduce them to life within Indianapolis. International students will be able to go to different events with their host, share a meal and be introduced to American traditions.


17. Volunteers needed for NUVO event

The 9th Annual Mass Ave Criterium & Cycling Festival will be held on Saturday, August 6. The MAC is one of Indy’s most exciting sporting events held in the beautiful and hip downtown Cultural District of Mass Ave. With 400+ racers and 5,000 cycling fans on Indy’s premier entertainment district, this is an event not to miss. A large crowd is expected for this event and NUVO needs your help!

Follow the link below to sign up to volunteer.


Date: Saturday, Aug. 6
Start Time: 9:30 a.m.
Location: Massachusetts Avenue

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