Friday, March 23, 2012

Weekly Preview: March 26 - 30

Welcome back from Spring Break!  Now that we've passed the mid-point of the semester, there will be more deadlines and due dates, so make sure you're paying attention!

Have you applied to Computer Science?  On Tuesday, March 27 starting at 1:00pm there will be a Registration Meeting for Freshmen/First-Year Students in the Computer Science Building, Room 151.  Applicants who cannot attend this meeting or students who have not yet applied to the major are invited to go to the new CS Undergrad Advising Center in 144 CS Building. 
Walk Right In: Film Screening and Panel DiscussionTuesday, March 27 starting at 4:00 pm in the Cape Cod Lounge, Student UnionWalk Right In is a film that shows how difficult and complex issues of race, class, and human difference were addressed with underprivileged students from across the nation at the Yale Summer High School program in the 1960s.  Read more in our earlier post.

The next RSO Leadership Training will be held on Tuesday, March 27 6:00pm-8:00pm at Wilder Hall 201.  Learn more about Collaboration.  Don't just be a good leader. Become a GREAT leader!  Sharpen your leadership as well as your transferable skills! These trainings count as CSD electives.  Refreshments will be served.

The Isenberg School of Management will be holding information sessions for students interested in applying to majors within the school.  We'll have more information about how to prepare for these meetings soon.
Wednesday, March 28
Thursday, March 29
5:30pm in ISOM 206
Applications are due by May 1.
Wednesday, March 28 - 5:30pm
Thursday, March 29 - Noon
Stockbridge 208
Your online Statement of Interest is due by noon on April 20.
On Wednesday, March 28, Undergraduate Advising will be holding our final U @ UMass: You Are More Than Your Major panel discussion starting at 4:30pm in the Campus Center, Room 101.  Maximize your academic program!  In this panel presentation, upper class students will talk about their specific major, minor, and certificate, and how they got there.  Read our earlier blog post about why you should attend!

The Communication Registration Meeting for Fall 2012 classes will be on Wednesday, March 28th from 12:20pm - 1:15pm in Machmer W-23.  Majors and prospective majors are cordially invited to attend.
Spring 2012 Off Campus Housing Fair, Thursday, March 29, 10:00am–3:00pm in the Campus Center Auditorium.  Stop by to learn about renting off campus, moving and storage, renters' insurance and more. Questions? Contact Thea Costine,, 413 577 2187.

Fall 2012 classes have posted and you should be preparing now for your enrollment appointment.  All advising centers on campus are extremely busy during registration, so do not wait to meet with an advisor to ask questions, talk about majors, and get help with your schedule.  Undergraduate Advising will have information about Walk-In Registration assistance for Undeclared students posted soon. 

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