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Campus Life

1. Save the date! Jagapolooza May 1

2. University Library extends hours during finals week

3. IU Communications seeks intern for summer semester

4. Inside IUPUI caption contest

5. 2015-2016 Jagapalooza Planning Committee

6. SAPB and Panhellenic Council presents: Robert Hackenson - April 29

7. Lifeguard Training @ IU Natatorium

8. Parking for campus visitors

9. Attention freshmen and seniors! Your opinion counts!

10. Jagtag Office - one stop shop for fun!

11. Jagtag EZ Deposit: Bill a deposit to your Bursar account

12. Swim instructor positions available now!

13. Spring 2015 Day of Remembrance

14. Parking rates increase to help maintain lots, garages

15. 2015 IUPUI Lavender Graduation

Academics and Lectures

16. Are you eligible for Direct Admission at IU McKinney School of Law?

17. Need some advice on applying to grad school?

18. Staff Development Mini-Conference

Arts and Humanities

19. Italian Film Festival of Indianapolis


20. Last week for advising survey

1. Save the date! Jagapolooza May 1

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

2. University Library extends hours during finals week

From Sunday, May 3, through Thursday, May 7, IUPUI University Library will remain open to IUPUI students until 2 a.m. Feel free to come dressed in your pajamas, so you can maximize coziness and relax into your studies. For those needing some fuel, the University Library will serve refreshments -- coffee, tea, hot chocolate and snacks -- while supplies last!

Also, therapy dogs will be available for petting and playing each night!


3. IU Communications seeks intern for summer semester

IU Communications seeks a communications intern for the summer semester, and possibly continuing into fall semester. Position will help compile and create the JagNews newsletter, manage JagTV slides across campus and help with IUPUI internal newsletter. $10/hr., 10-15 hours/week internship.Candidates should possess strong writing and editing skills; Photoshop proficiency preferred. Send resume, cover letter and short (1-2 page) writing sample to


4. Inside IUPUI caption contest

Jawz was at Jagapalooza last year, and took part in bull riding on the bouncy castle. What's Jawz thinking?

Enter your funniest caption and you could win an IUPUI T-shirt. The submission deemed the most amusing by our esteemed panel of judges wins!


5. 2015-2016 Jagapalooza Planning Committee

Jagapalooza is known as IUPUI's "best kept secret" on-campus! If you are interested in being apart of the planning and would like to be on the committee then apply now. Applications are now open on the website. We will be inviting all new committee members to join the current at Jagapalooza on May 1.

Please email us if you have any questions.


6. SAPB and Panhellenic Council presents: Robert Hackenson - April 29

Robert will be speaking as part of IUPUI's annual Take Back the Night Week, a series highlighting the issues surrounding sexual assault on college campuses. Join us as Mr. Hackenson takes a difficult topic and approaches it in an open, engaging manner that will have you laughing as well as learning!

Date: Wednesday, Apr. 29
Start Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Campus Center Theater

7. Lifeguard Training @ IU Natatorium

Having trouble finding a lifeguard training course? Look no further! The IU Natatorium utilizes the best in the aquatics industry: Ellis and Associates International Lifeguard Training Program (ILTP). With multiple courses available this spring, you can be trained and ready for that summer job.

May 9,10; 16 and 17; 30 and 31
June 6 and 7

For more information, please contact Katy Shreve. or 317.278.2187

Location: IU Natatorium

8. Parking for campus visitors

If you have guests on campus, here's a quick guide for them.


9. 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!


10. Jagtag Office - one stop shop for fun!

Spring is here and the Jagtag Office is stocked with tickets to your favorite places! Now available for purchase in the Jagtag Office are Broadripple Art Fair, Indy Zoo and Children Museum tickets, Indianapolis Indians, Indy Eleven and Naptown Roller Derby tickets, Holiday World, Kings Island and Cedar Point tickets and Regal and AMC movie theater tickets! All forms of payment are accepted including cash, debit/credit and Jagtag!


11. Jagtag EZ Deposit: Bill a deposit to your Bursar account

Jagtag EZ Deposit is now available to students registering for Summer/Fall classes, as well as on the Jagtag website for those who have already registered for classes. 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 two weeks prior to the start of Summer/Fall classes. EZ Deposit funds can be used anywhere Jagtag is accepted and will rollover semester to semester, year to year.


12. Swim instructor positions available now!

We are looking to hire several swim instructors to teach swim lessons to children, ages 3 to 10. Must know how to swim and be willing to learn different ways to teach swimming. We need people immediately! You could start as soon as May 3! This could be a seasonal position with the opportunity to work up to 40 hours a week, or a position throughout the summer and school year with the opportunity to work up to 29 hours a week. Email Beth Tharp ( for an interview.


Date: Friday, May. 1
Location: IU Natatorium

13. Spring 2015 Day of Remembrance

Come celebrate the lives of those we have lost.
Begun by former Vice Chancellor for Student Life Karen Whitney in December 2003, the IUPUI Day of Remembrance honors all members of the IUPUI community who have passed away in the previous six months. The Day of Remembrance is held twice a year, once in spring and once in fall.

This spring, the Day of Remembrance will take place from 11 a.m. to noon Monday, May 4, in the Campus Center, Room 305.


14. Parking rates increase to help maintain lots, garages

The need to supplement the funds available to maintain IUPUI parking garages and lots is leading to an increase in parking rates for the 2015-16 fiscal year, consistent with the modified parking system first announced in April 2014. The new rates will take effect on July 1.

Learn more at the link below.


15. 2015 IUPUI Lavender Graduation

Celebrating the 2015 IUPUI GLBT graduates! Join faculty, staff and alumni as we wish you well on your post-IUPUI journey.

Parking: Parking for this event is located off of 10th Street just east of the Canal in the IUPUI gravel lot directly across the street from Fairbanks Hall.

Guests are welcome. Please make sure you indicate their name when registering so that we are prepared for their arrival.

Register by visiting the link below.


Date: Friday, May. 1
Start Time: 5:30 p.m.
Location: HITS Building 410 West 10th St. Indianapolis, IN 46206

16. Are you eligible for Direct Admission at IU McKinney School of Law?

If you have completed a at least six semesters at IUPUI with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher, contact us to find out if you qualify for admission to law school at IU McKinney without taking the LSAT!

Contact us at or 317-274-2459


17. Need some advice on applying to grad school?

Come to “Accelerate Acceptance: The Secrets of Graduate Admissions Speed Sessions” hosted by the IUPUI Graduate Office on Thursday, May 21 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in the Campus Center. Graduate admissions experts will cover topics such as personal statements, letters of recommendation, test prep and more. Refreshments provided. For more information and to register, follow the link.


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

18. Staff Development Mini-Conference

Join career-minded IUPUI colleagues from 8:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Tuesday, June 2, for a special staff development opportunity. Topics for this mini-conference have been planned to strengthen staff through an understanding of on-campus training opportunities, a discussion of personality types and a keynote address by author Caroline Dowd-Higgins designed to inspire you to thrive where you are. Refreshments, book signing and conversation will follow.

Registration is required. Learn more below.


Date: Tuesday, Jun. 2
Start Time: 8:30 a.m.
Location: Inlow Hall, Wynne Room 100

19. Italian Film Festival of Indianapolis

Enjoy the local premieres of six recent, critically acclaimed Italian films at the 2015 Italian Film Festival USA of Indianapolis. All films shown in original language with English subtitles at the Lilly Auditorium on the IUPUI campus. Sponsored by the National Italian American Foundation and the Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago; in collaboration with IUPUI Department of World Languages and Cultures.

Location: UL Lilly Auditorium

20. Last week for 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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