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Important CLA Fiscal Year-End 2012 Deadlines

We have received the Fiscal Year End Memo for 2012.  The memo can be found at:

We encourage you to read the entire year end memo

Below is a link to a memo specific to CLA entitled
CLA Fiscal Year End 2012 Deadlines.  This memo includes deadlines specific to CLA in order for the financial service teams to meet Central Administration deadlines.

Key CLA Deadline Dates:

June 8, 2012 - PO Vouchers
June 15, 2012 - Non-PO Vouchers
June 15, 2012 - Employee Expenses

June 29, 2012 - P-Card Reconciliation

CLA Fiscal Year End Deadlines 2012

CS/BU Annual Reviews

CS/BU (civil service and bargaining unit) annual reviews are due to the college June 15, 2012. All review materials must be submitted electronically as PDF files on  the CLA projects drive (P drive) with a paper copy sent to central Human Resources (200 Donhowe; delivery code 3122). 

If you have any questions about the project drive please contact contact Kara Tacheny at 624-8480 or Further information about CS/BU reviews can be found at:

Please share this information with supervisors of CS/BU employees as necessary.

UM Foundation Year-End Invoice Deadline

The deadline to invoice the Foundation for transfers to be received by year-end is Tuesday, May 15, 2012 (noon). Contact Rose Pederson,, if you have questions.

CLA NOW Meeting Agenda: Thursday, May 10, 2012

The CLA NOW Meeting for tomorrow, Thursday, May 10, 2012 is scheduled to take place in the Willey Hall Seminar Room from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Click here for a copy of the agenda.

Donor Management System Offline

The Donor Management System (DMS) will be offline Thursday, April 26 at 1 AM until Monday April 30 at 7 AM for a major Oracle infrastructure upgrade. From a user's perspective, there will be minimal functional changes after the upgrade. You will be notified when systems are restored.

Systems that will be offline:
  • DMS
  • AIM
  • Scholarship Tracking and Reporting (STAR)
  • mobile DMS
  • The Net
Systems that will be available:
  • Lyris
  • Online Giving
  • University of Minnesota Foundation (UMF) website
Please contact the DMS help desk (6-8544) with questions.

Scholarship Selector Tool Training

Scholarship Student Selector is a tool in UM Reports designed to assist those who have a role in scholarship recipient selection process. Anyone who works with scholarships and is interested in learning about student selector tool is encouraged to attend training.

The Office of Student Finance has scheduled two training sessions on the following dates for the Scholarship Student Selector Tool for CLA staff:

  •      Tuesday, April 10, 2012 @ 1:30 -3:00 p.m. in room B20 Fraser Hall
  •      Wednesday, April 18, 2012 @ 8:30-10:00 a.m. in room B20 Fraser Hall
Please sign up in advance by emailing Dianne Danov in the Office of Student Finance at

If you have questions about Scholarship Student Selector training, contact Dianne Danov by email at or by phone at 624-2057.

Find out how the University community is using technology to drive innovation in teaching, learning, and research!

Wednesday, April 4, 2012
11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Great Hall, Coffman Memorial Union

Light refreshments will be served and the College of Education and Human Development is giving away a new iPad, yes the latest iPad, door prize to one lucky person. The iPad winner could be you!

This is going to be an exciting event with over 75 poster sessions representing 14 colleges and units across campus.

Exhibition Topics

  • Accessibility
  • Assessment, Evaluation, Quality
  • Data Visualization
  • Digital Stories and Case Studies
  • eBooks
  • Information Resources & Repositories
  • Mobile
  • Online Collaboration/Engagement
  • Online Learning
  • Simulations/Games
  • Technology-Enhanced Laboratories


The Academic Technology Showcase is a collaboration between the College of Education and Human Development, the College of Liberal Arts, and the Office of Information Technology.

CLA NOW Meeting Agenda: March 22, 2012

Below, please find the CLA NOW Meeting Agenda for tomorrow, March 22, 9:00am-10:30am in Willey Hall Seminar Room.

Arthur "Red" Motley Exemplary Teaching Award

The College invites nominations for this year's CLA "Red" Motley teaching award. Faculty members must be nominated by at least five CLA undergraduate and/or graduate students.

A description of the award, nomination form, and dossier cover sheet may be downloaded (all are PDFs) on the CLA website at or obtained from the CLA Undergraduate Programs Office, 115 Johnston Hall, (612) 624-8675.

Nomination Forms are due in 115 Johnston Hall by 12:00 p.m. on Friday, March 9, 2012. The Undergraduate Programs Office will contact the home department of each nominated faculty member and will provide guidelines for preparing a complete nomination dossier. The department prepares the nomination dossier for the faculty member.

Dossiers are due in 115 Johnston Hall on Friday, April 6, 2012. Departments are asked to submit the original plus 9 copies.

The CLA Instructional Awards Committee will review the dossiers and make a recommendation to the Dean. If you need further information, please contact Barbara Schwab at 612-624-8675 or

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