Meliora Weekend 2016 Is Just Around the Corner
There is still time to register for Meliora Weekend, October 6 to 9. Enjoy annual traditions like Miller’s Court, along with new experiences at the Campaign Celebration BBQ with live music by Provost Rob Clark’s band, You Don’t Know Jack, and the Meliora Village. Check out the full event schedule to plan for your weekend before online registration closes at noon Friday, September 30. Show your Meliora spirit by using #URMW16 on social media. Learn more...
All University Campuses to Become Tobacco-Free
University President and CEO Joel Seligman has announced that beginning in July 2017 all of the University’s campuses and locations will become tobacco-free both inside and outside campus buildings. A new University policy will reflect the change, which applies to the River Campus, the Eastman School of Music, and all other University properties, including the Medical Center, which has been smoke-free indoors and outdoors since 2006. Read more...
Education Abroad Global Fair
The Center for Education Abroad is hosting its annual Global Fair on Friday, October 28. The Global Fair is designed to help students learn more about opportunities abroad and how going abroad might fit into their education at the University. Faculty, staff, student returnees, and representatives of programs abroad will be available to speak with students. The center encourages all students to attend, especially freshmen and sophomores, as early planning is key in going abroad. To learn more, visit the Center for Education Abroad’s Global Fair web page
Outstanding Balances Are Due
The Bursar’s Office reminds students that all past due balances must be paid in order to register for spring 2017. The billing statement is available in UR ePAY. For more information, contact the Bursar’s Office
at (585) 275-3931.
Student Health 101
Check out Student Health 101
, University Health Service’s monthly online health and wellness magazine. The September issue includes articles on fall fitness ideas, on-the-go breakfast recipes, and helping students “own their awesome.”
Flu Vaccine Clinic Is October 13
University Health Service will hold a River Campus flu vaccine clinic for all students, staff, and faculty from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, October 13, in Goergen Athletic Center. No appointment is needed. Everyone is asked to bring their insurance card. The cost for the flu shot will be billed to the individual’s insurance plan. If not covered by insurance, the cost will be billed to the student’s tuition billing statement. Students with high-risk health conditions and those who will not be on campus on October 13 can receive flu shots at UHS by appointment. A flu vaccine clinic will be held in the Cominsky Lounge at the Eastman School of Music from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, October 27.
Send a Birthday Cake to Your Student
Sigma Delta Tau sorority can help make your student’s birthday special by delivering a birthday cake to his or her residence hall, accompanied by a message from home. Email firstname.lastname@example.org
for an order form.
Financial Aid News
The Financial Aid Office publishes a newsletter at the beginning of each semester, and the fall 2016 edition
is now available. Learn about the Early FAFSA, outside scholarships, the Fellowships Office, financial literacy, and the office’s new director, Sam Veeder.