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ESUP - Student Systems Town Hall

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Attend a town hall meeting to learn how the Enterprise Systems Upgrade Program (ESUP) will change the way students, faculty, and staff interact with the University. The changes discussed will be implemented in February, 2015 - less than a year away!

This meeting will focus on the student system--a key component of this multi-year effort to upgrade the University's systems and reexamine business processes. It covers admissions, financial aid, student finance, student records, and more. You will hear leaders of our student system talk about the changes and improvements that will happen as result of ESUP. We will also hear from a representative of the new myU portal effort on their progress. There will be time to ask questions or voice concerns about the student systems upgrade effort.


ESUP - Student Systems Town Hall
Thursday, May 15
2-3:30 p.m.

Locations:
4 Hill Hall (Crookston)
520 DAdB (Duluth)
7 HFA (Morris)
397 USq
114 STSS (Twin Cities, East bank)
B35 Ruttan (Twin Cities, St. Paul)
Online option for those on other campuses (R.S.V.P to be sent details).

Please R.S.V.P. so the team can ensure adequate accommodations.

Student Records Town Hall

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The next ESUP Student Records town hall will be held Friday, September 13 from 8:30-10 a.m. in 402 Walter Library. Visit the website for more information on the ESUP Student Project Work Stream.

2012 Veterans Appreciation Day

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University of Minnesota students, faculty, and staff are invited to attend the sixth annual Student Veterans Appreciation Day on November 15, 2012 at McNamara Alumni Center. The event recognizes the contributions of University student veterans, military members, and their families.

This year's event will begin at 11:30 a.m. and feature a short program, including speakers and an introduction of the Tillman Military Scholars. A chili luncheon will be provided for guests at 12:00 p.m., and the event is free and open to the public.

For more information, including program details, visit the One Stop website.

New recruitment tool for graduate programs

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Graduate programs can now communicate with and recruit prospective students in a more measured way by using the new Connect system. Connect is an add-on recruitment system that fully integrates with the ApplyYourself admissions system used for applications. Connect features an online request for information page for initial inquiries, the ability to schedule and send customized emails, reporting tools to track recruiting efforts, and more.

For more information, contact Dean Tsantir.

On April 9, University President Eric Kaler, Governor Mark Dayton, Senator Al Franken, and Office of Higher Education director Larry Pogemiller engaged University students and others in a round table discussion about college affordability and financial literacy. The chat took place in STSS and was followed by a tour of One Stop Student Services. One Stop Director Julie Selander and Vice Provost and Dean Bob McMaster also showed the group an active learning classroom and University Veterans Services. Julie briefly explained ASR's "Live Like a Student Now So You Don't Have To Later" financial literacy campaign.

"E-Review - Part 2!" is a half-day workshop on graduate admissions consisting of several short demonstrations, a Q & A session, and a networking lunch. Ten speakers from different programs will demonstrate technology tools used to create electronic processes related to the applicant file review and the decision stages of graduate admissions. A catered networking lunch with the opportunity for participants to share best practices with each other will follow the presentations.

More information and a link for registration are available on the Graduate School spring workshop page.

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