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August 16, 2017

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Residence hall move-In volunteers needed

Fall move-in is quickly approaching for University Residence Halls (Aug. 26, 29, 30, and 31), and University Housing is seeking campus partners to assist with welcoming new students and families so that they have a great experience. Volunteers are needed to help with the Moving Assistance Program (MAP), which helps unload vehicles and bring belongings up to the resident's room. All volunteers will receive a t-shirt and a voucher for a free meal in the dining halls. Sign up for a shift online at the link below.
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Recruit student employees at job carnival

The Campus-wide Student Job Carnival, from noon to 4 p.m. Monday, Sept. 11, is a great place to recruit new student employees. The fair, open to both UW students and non-UW students, is free to attend and to present. The job carnival will be an interactive event with games, prizes and food. You will need to staff your own table and bring any materials you would like to provide to students. UW Housing will provide covered tables with a sign and two chairs per table. Employers who would like a presence at the fair, please RSVP by Monday, Aug. 21, by completing this brief survey. Registrations after Aug. 21 will not be included in advertising materials. Contact Allyson Hedding at allyson.hedding@housing.wisc.edu or 608-890-3278 with questions.
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Workshops make teaching easier in Canvas

Instructors using Canvas this year will benefit from the Teaching Effectively in Canvas workshops from Aug. 21-31 that demonstrate how the LMS can free up time and increase student learning. Four different workshops — with two sessions offered of each — focus on Course Design, Assessment, Social Learning and Individual Learning. One-on-one Canvas consulting is available after each session. Learn more and register for one or all of these workshops and other Canvas training events.

Round 2 parking offers sent; round 3 open until Aug. 22  

Round two 2017-18 parking offers for UW-Madison employees have all been sent. These offers are for those who completed an application before the Aug. 8 deadline; not all those who completed an application will receive a parking assignment this round of offers. Offers must be accepted and purchased by Aug. 22. You can log in to Transportation Services to see if you have an offer waiting. Third round applications are now open and will close on Aug. 22. Apply on the Transportation Services Permit Application System. The third round of offers will be processed on Aug. 24 with offers emailed Aug. 24 and 25.
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