Business and Financial Aid offices closed – The Business and Financial Aid offices will be closed from 10:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Monday, Oct. 17, so staff members can attend Cindy Carlson’s funeral.
Math, Computer Science & Physics Department Seminar – The next Math, Computer Science & Physics Department Seminar will be Tuesday, Oct. 18, 11:30 a.m., in SC 134. Mathematics major Danica Windfield ’17 will speak about her experiences (two internships and a job offer) with Rockwell Collins in Cedar Rapids. Refreshments will be provided.
Phil and Lit – The next meeting of the Wartburg Philosophical and Literary Society will be Friday, Oct. 21, 4 p.m., in McCoy West of Saemann Student Center. Dr. John Zelle, professor of computer science, will be the speaker; the title of his talk is “I'm sorry, Dave, I'm afraid I can't do that.”
Self-defense class – Faculty, staff and students are invited to The W’s Self-Defense for Girls and Women course 7-9 p.m. Oct. 17 and 24 in the Walker Wrestling Room. Fee is $25; sign up with class code SDG2 at The W welcome desk or call 319-352-8311. Learn simple, effective skills that may help prevent and survive an assault. Participants age 16 and older will learn awareness, assertiveness, safety, strategies and how to use simple, effective techniques to vulnerable areas of the body. Wear comfortable clothes and socks; no shoes allowed on mats.
Study the Reformation in Europe during May Term 2017 – Dr. Kit Kleinhans will host an informational meeting about RE 277 on Thursday, Oct. 20, 7-8 p.m., in Grossmann 132. The meeting is open to those already registered and to those just considering a May Term travel course. If you are interested but cannot attend, please contact email@example.com for information.
Monster Bash and Costume Contest on Oct. 25 – Come and help Student Center Council and Dining Services celebrate Halloween by dressing as your favorite character for the Monster Bash on Tuesday, Oct. 25, 5:15-7 p.m., in Mensa. There will be prizes for first, second, and third place in the costume contest. The meal will feature spooky Halloween music, Zombie Punch, Dirt Dessert, and Creature Fingers. You can decorate your own cookie, too! If you have questions, contact Shelly Geweke.
Student Affairs Luncheon – October is National Careers in Student Affairs month. On Wednesday, Nov. 2, all students are invited to eat their lunch from Mensa with Student Life professionals and chat with them about their career paths and professions. The location of this event is yet to be determined and will be announced at a later date. Contact Ashley Lang with any questions.
Urban Studies program – Bonita Bock, director of Wartburg West in Denver, Colo., will be on campus Monday, Nov. 7, through late afternoon Thursday, Nov. 10. If you would like to set up a time to meet with her, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications for the 2017-18 Urban Studies programs at Wartburg West and in Des Moines are now being accepted. The deadline to apply is Feb. 15, 2017.
Student paystubs now online – Student employees now can access their paystubs using the Pay Stub application on InfoCenter. Simply log in to InfoCenter using your Wartburg credentials. Under the “Applications” header, select “Pay Stub.” Paper paystubs will no longer be provided.
Notice from the Business Office – Students with an account balance greater than $1,000 must contact the Business Office (Luther Hall 212, 319-352-8411) or Financial Aid Office (Luther Hall 212, 319-352-8262) as soon as possible to discuss payment and/or loan options. Students failing to pay their account balance in full or below $1,000 by Thursday, Nov. 10, may have their Winter Term registration cancelled by Enrollment Management. Those applying student employment wages to their account and who feel their balance will be below $1,000 by the November student payroll should inform the Business Office. Those signed up for the Monthly Tuition Payment Plan and current with payments can disregard this notice.