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SPECIAL NOTICES:

ADMINISTRATIVE LEADERSHIP MEETING: The next Administrative Leadership meeting is scheduled for today, May 25 at 1 p.m. in the Student Center Ballroom. Beverages will be served. The agenda is as follows:

  • Brief campus update from Interim President Loppnow
  • Preview of new EMU Today 2.0 information web portal
  • Sexual Misconduct and Interpersonal Violence Policy
  • FY17 Budget Update

Materials from previous meetings can be found at Administrative Leadership Meeting Materials.

 

PLANNED COMPUTING SYSTEM DOWNTIME: There will be a planned computing system downtime on Friday, May 27 through Sunday, May 29, starting at 6 p.m. and ending no later than 12 p.m. This is a special maintenance window needed to install critical upgrades to Banner. During this upgrade, the following major computer systems will be unavailable:

• Banner
• My.emich self-service faculty, student and employee tabs
• Applications Manager/UC4
• Xtender imaging
• Ellucian Go Mobile App
• Workflow

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 or it.helpdesk@emich.edu if you have any questions about this scheduled downtime. We appreciate your patience during this important and required system outage.

 

PLANNED NETWORK DOWNTIME: There will be a planned network downtime on Friday, May 27, from 6 p.m. to midnight. Maintenance of EMU's network equipment is scheduled for Friday, May 27, beginning at 6 p.m. and completing by midnight.  The maintenance will affect hardware installed in the following buildings.

Village
Stores
Sculpture Studio

During the maintenance, there will be no network access in these locations.  Any systems that rely on the data network for access will be unavailable at these locations during that time. 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 or it.helpdesk@emich.edu if you have any questions about this scheduled downtime. We appreciate your patience during this important and required system outage.

 

$2 DAILY MEMBERSHIP PASS TO THE REC/IM: 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.

 

HOOPS AT NOON ON TUESDAYS AND THURSDAYS AT THE REC/IM: Do you enjoy playing basketball? EMU faculty and staff are encouraged to come over to the Rec/IM and play basketball with others from around campus. Noon hoops is played every Tuesday and Thursday on the 3rd floor of the Rec/IM. In order to participate in this program you must have a membership to the Rec/IM or purchase a $2 guest pass for the day. For more information, please contact Kyle McAlear at 487-8050 or kmcalear@emich.edu.

Today's Events

* CRITICAL READING IN GRADUATE SCHOOL WORKSHOP: A Critical Reading in Graduate School Workshop will be held on Wednesday, May 25, from 4 - 5 p.m. in room 302 in Halle Library. This hour long workshop will involve critical reading issues and practices that are useful in graduate school. Three gift cards will be given to the first three participants registered. To register, go to Graduate School Workshop Registration. For questions, email Barbara Sabo at bsabo2@emich.edu.

 

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