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Film and Media Arts - Significant Change Proposal
The School of Communication has posted a significant change for the MA in Film and Media Arts. Please direct feedback to Dean Laura BonDurant. We will be accepting feedback on this proposal through 5/29.

Sponsor: School of Communication

Contact: Laura BonDurant, bonduran@american.edu

Web: https://cms.american.edu/soc/film/degrees/loader.cfm?csModule=security/getfile&PageID=4534073

Significant Change to Journalism and Public Affairs
The School of Communication has posted a significant change for the MA in Journalism and Public Affairs. Please direct feedback to Dean Laura BonDurant. We will be accepting feedback on this proposal through 5/29.

Sponsor: School of Communication

Contact: Laura BonDurant, bonduran@american.edu

Web: https://cms.american.edu/soc/journalism/degrees/loader.cfm?csModule=security/getfile&PageID=4534509

Significant Change to MA in Game Design
The School of Communication has posted a significant change for the MA in Game Design. Please direct feedback to Dean Laura BonDurant. We will be accepting feedback on this proposal through5/29.

Sponsor: School of Communication

Contact: Laura BonDurant, bonduran@american.edu

Web: https://cms.american.edu/soc/film/degrees/loader.cfm?csModule=security/getfile&PageID=4534106

Significant Change to MFA in Film and Electronic Media
The School of Communication has posted a significant change for the MFA in Film and Electronic Media. Please direct feedback to Dean Laura BonDurant. We will be accepting feedback on this proposal through 5/29.

Sponsor: School of Communication

Contact: Laura BonDurant, bonduran@american.edu

Web: https://cms.american.edu/soc/film/degrees/loader.cfm?csModule=security/getfile&PageID=4534054

Signifigant Change to Game Design Certificate
The School of Communication has posted a significant change for the Graduate Certificate in Game Design. Please direct feedback to Dean Laura BonDurant. We will be accepting feedback on this proposal through 5/29.

Sponsor: School of Communication

Contact: Laura BonDurant, bonduran@american.edu

Web: https://cms.american.edu/soc/film/degrees/loader.cfm?csModule=security/getfile&PageID=4534111

Life@AU » New Students

2017 Eagle Summit Dates
Eagle Summit, American University's new student orientation for first-year students and their families begins, next month!
Session 1: June 19-20
Session 2: June 22-23
Session 3: June 26-27
Session 4: June 29-30
Session 5: July 6-7
Session 6: July 10-11
International Orientation: August 20
August Eagle Summit: August 21-22
Transfer Transitions: August 22

Sponsor: New Student Programs

Contact: Jennifer Johnson, orientation@american.edu, 202-885-3303

Web: http://www.american.edu/ocl/orientation/New-Student-Orientation.cfm

Technology » Core Services

Voice Mail Service Interruption
On Tuesday, May 30th from 6 PM - 8 PM, the Office of Information Technology will be performing network maintenance on equipment within Letts Hall. This maintenance will cause the university voicemail system to be unavailable, so it will not be possible to leave or retrieve voice mail messages, during this time. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Sponsor: Office of Information Technology

Contact: IT Help Desk, helpdesk@american.edu, 2028852550

Web: http://status.american.edu

Work@AU » AHealthyU Faculty-Staff Wellness Program

LAST CHANCE: Register for the AhealthyU Pedometer Challenge by Tuesday, May 30th
The AhealthyU Pedometer Challenge is back! Gather your team of four AU faculty and staff members and register by COB May 30. Competitive and non-competitive team options are available. Cash prizes for the top TEN teams (subject to tax), and easy tracking with the Well on Track online platform. This means no manual step entry! Multiple tracking devices are compatible, visit the link below for a full list. Registration is $5 for those with a compatible device, and $15 for those wishing to purchase a MisFit Flash device through AhealthyU. The Challenge runs May 30 - July 10. For details and to register, visit the link below.

Sponsor: AHealthyU Faculty-Staff Wellness Program

Contact: Leah Tasman, ahealthyu@american.edu, 2028853742

Web: http://www.american.edu/pedometer

Work@AU » Human Resources

AU Dependent Tuition Scholarship Deadline is Thursday, June 1 – Submit the Online Application
AU Dependent Tuition Scholarship online applications for AY 2017 -2018 are due Thursday, June 1. For more information about AU’s education benefits for dependent children of eligible full-time faculty and staff, visit the myBenefits site, accessible through the myAU Portal, under Work@AU, Benefits: myBenefits. Visit the link below to complete the online application. AU Dependent Tuition Scholarship online applications are due June 1. Applications submitted after the deadline will be denied.

Sponsor: Human Resources

Contact: The Benefits Team, autuitionbenefits@american.edu, 2028853400

Web: https://myau.american.edu/forms/hr/tfcda/Pages/Application.aspx?LinkID=1221

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Important Dates

  • 05/29/2017: Memorial Day; no classes, university offices closed 
  • 06/03/2017: Writing Proficiency Examination