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* REC/IM NOW OFFERING $2 DAILY MEMBERSHIP PASSES: The Rec/IM is now offering $2 daily membership passes to all EMU faculty/staff for the summer 2016 semester. Present your EMU faculty/staff ID (required) at the membership counter to purchase a single-day membership pass for only $2. A single-day pass will allow unlimited use of the Rec/IM facility, including the fitness rooms, pools and all other recreation areas (does not include personal training, group fitness or any other programs offered.) For more information, please contact the Rec/IM front counter staff at 487-1338 or Donna Schubert at dschubert@emich.edu.


VOLUNTEER FOR YPSILANTI PRIDE DAY: Join the EMU VISION Volunteer Center and Student Government volunteer team on Saturday, May 21, as they serve alongside those in the community for Ypsilanti PRIDE Day. Volunteer opportunities from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Frog Island Park and Depot Town. Enjoy a post-event picnic from 12 - 2 p.m. at the Ypsilanti Public Library Whittaker Road Branch. There will be shuttles to the Library and back. Register to volunteer with others from EMU at Volunteer for Ypsi Prideand click register and under Site Location select “Frog Island Park” or “Depot Town.” Contact Becca Timmermans at rtimmer1@emich.edu or call 487-9611 with questions.


ADMINISTRATIVE (AP) LEADERS MEETING: The time of the Administrative Leaders meeting scheduled for Wednesday, May 25 in the Student Center Ballroom has changed to 1 p.m. due to a scheduling conflict. We apologize for any inconvenience.


STUDENT CENTER AND VENDOR SUMMER HOURS: The Student Center and it's vendors now have new hours for the summer that are already in effect. Visit the Student Center Hours homepage to see the building hours or visit Food Vendor Hours or contact Valerie Biwa at vbiwa@emich.edu or call 487-8380 for questions.


FOOD DONATIONS NEEDED FOR SWOOP’S PANTRY: Do you have leftover non-perishable food items? If so, please don't throw it out. Instead donate it to Swoop’s Pantry at EMU. There are donation boxes at or near the front desk of each Residence Hall and the EMU apartments now through Thursday, May 5. Swoop's mission is to provide current EMU students in need with food assistance and additional resources to positively impact our students well-being and college success. For more information or accommodations, contact the VISION Volunteer Center at 487-1313.


SUPPORT THE AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION: Help the EMU College of Health and Human Service's team "CHHS Has Heart" support the American Heart Association by donating to the fundraiser "Have a Heart." Please remember to include the name you would like on the heart (your name, "in honor" name or "in memory" name). All hearts will be displayed on the 2nd floor in the Marshall Building through Tuesday, May 10. Please print and complete the donation form and either mail or deliver it to: CHHS Dean's Office, room 304 in Marshall. For questions, contact Charisse Nilles at cnilles@emich.edu or call 487-8408. 

Today's Events

PLANNED COMPUTING SYSTEM DOWNTIME: There will be a planned computing system downtime tonight, Apr. 29, from 6 - 7 p.m. This is a special maintenance window to install an urgent security patch. During this period, the following major computer systems will be unavailable:

• Banner
• My.emich (including self-service faculty, student and employee tabs)

All other systems and services remain AVAILABLE including:

• Wired and Wireless Internet Access (residence halls, offices, and classrooms)
• Canvas Learning Management System ( http://canvas.emich.edu/ )
• Online Hiring System ( www.emich.edu/jobs )
• EagleMail (available at https://mail.emich.edu/)
• Google Apps (http://google.emich.edu)

All planned maintenance for major EMU systems is scheduled in conjunction with the ERP-Business Operations Committee (BOC). The BOC includes representation from various campus units and Faculty Senate. Please contact the Help Desk at 487-2120 if you have any questions about this scheduled downtime. We appreciate your patience during this important and required system outage.


SUBMIT AN EVENT TO THE EMU EVENT CALENDAR: To submit an event to the EMU event calendar, click on Submit an Event, or go to the EMU homepage, click on "calendars," then click the green button labeled "Submit an Event" (located on the bottom left) and enter your event information. All events are subject to approval.


SUBMISSIONS FOR POSTING IN EMU TODAY: EMU Today is an internal daily e-blast sent to the faculty and staff. To submit an announcement or post an event, please forward your entry electronically to emu_today@emich.edu. Please be sure to format your entry with a title and include a description of the event, where the event will be held (room and building), the date and time, and a contact name, phone number and/or e-mail address. For questions, contact Debra Johnson at 487-2484 or email at djohn144@emich.edu.

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