Friday, February 28, 2014

Weekly Preview: March 3 - 7

Thursday, March 6 is the Mid-Semester date!  This is the last day to drop a course with a W or change a course to Pass/Fail.  Completed course change request forms must be brought to the Registrar's Office in 213 Whitmore before 5pm on Thursday.  If you have questions about how a W or Pass/Fail will affect you, make an appointment to speak with an advisor.  Do not wait until the last minute!  If you miss Thursday's deadline, you will have to petition your academic dean and your request is not guaranteed.

Are you planning on declaring Public Health SciencesMonday, March 3 is the Spring 2014 deadline to get Public Health Science courses for Fall 2014.  For more information, visit the Public Health Sciences Peer Advisor Center in 330 Arnold House.  Click here for hours.

The second U @ UMass panel will be held on Tuesday, March 4 from 4:00pm - 5:00pm in the Bernie Dallas Room, 5th Floor GoodellYou are more than your major!  Hear upperclass students describe how they are getting the most out of UMass through majors, minors, study elsewhere, internships and more! The final panel will be on Thursday, March 27.  Don't miss out!

Learn about your study abroad options!  Come to the UMass Amherst IPO Study and Work Abroad Fair!  Speak with returned study abroad students, UMass study abroad advisors, as well as representatives from dozens of foreign universities and independent study abroad organizations. Students from all majors can choose from hundreds of programs in over 60 countries. We have also invited several organizations who recruit college graduates to work abroad, so you can learn about those options, too.  Wednesday, March 5, 2014 from 4:00 pm-6:00 pm in the Student Union Ballroom.

The Hospitality and Tourism Management Career Day is Wednesday, March 5 from 11:00am - 3:30pm in the Campus Center Auditorium.   Students dressed in business professional attire are cordially invited to attend.  You should be prepared with twenty copies of your resume before entering the fair.  Click here for more information and to register.  Need help with your resume?  Want to know how to prep for a career fair?  Reread our earlier post and visit Career Services!

On Thursday, March 6 from 9:00am - 2:00pm the UMass Amherst Writing Center invites students, faculty, and staff to an Open House in the newly renovated space.  The Writing Center is located in the Learning Commons, on the Lower Level of the W.E.B. Du Bois Library in the northwest corner.  The event will include a day of activities, workshops, coffee, and conversation.  Click here for the full schedule.

Friday, March 7 is the tentative date when Fall 2014 enrollment appointments should be available on SPIRE. Friday, March 14 is the tentative date when the Fall 2014 course schedule should be available on SPIRE.  We'll have much more information about registration soon!

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