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Dec 12, 2017

 

Especially for Students (Official Notices)

New Student AlcoholEdu Mandate
All new Spring 2018 undergraduate students, except international students, are required to complete Part I of AlcoholEdu no later than the first day of class, January 8, 2018. Registered students will be able to access this course through the MyHealth Link in PAWS. For more information contact the Health and Counseling Services Health Education Resource Center at (217) 581-7786.

Eric Davidson, Health and Counseling Services
Posted: Dec 11, 2017


New Student Haven Understanding Sexual Assault Mandate
All new Spring 2018 undergraduate students are required to complete Part I of Haven: Understanding Sexual Assault, no later than the first day of class, January 8, 2018. Registered students will be able to access this course through the MyHealth Link in PAWS. For more information contact the Health and Counseling Services: Health Education Resource Center at (217) 581-7786.

Eric Davidson,
Posted: Dec 11, 2017


New Student Immunization Requirements

The Illinois College Student Immunization Act (110-ILCS 20) requires that all students, including graduate students:

  • born ON OR AFTER January 1, 1957
  • and ENROLLED IN 6 OR MORE HOURS OF ON CAMPUS CLASSES

must submit proof of immunity for diphtheria/tetanus, measles, mumps and rubella.

If the student is under the age of 22, a meningitis conjugate on or after their 16th birthday is also required.

Signed and dated records should be submitted to the Health and Counseling Services Medical Clinic as soon as possible, but no later than January 8, 2018. For more information visit http://www.eiu.edu/health/services_immune.php or call (217) 581-3013.



Eric Davidson,
Posted: Dec 11, 2017


De-stress During Finals Week at Booth Library

Feeling stressed as the end of the semester nears? Booth Library has you covered, with a variety of activities planned.

First, let your friends and families know how you're preparing for final exams by sending them a "Don't worry, I'm at Booth Library!" postcard. A limited number of postcards are available. Students are encouraged to fill out and address a postcard, then place it in the mailbox. Your friends at Booth Library will mail it for you!

  • Beginning Dec. 8, mad-libs, coloring pages and bookmarks, and Sudoku puzzles will be available to take and complete on your own. Students also are invited to help complete a larger jigsaw puzzle or group coloring page. These will be set up on the main (third) floor.
  • The EIU Meditation Club will offer special sessions to help students alleviate stress, reduce anxiety and strengthen focus. These sessions will be offered in the library's Edgar Room at 5 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. on Dec. 10-12.
  • On Dec. 11-12, certified therapy dogs will greet students from 2 to 6 p.m. in the South Lobby of the library.
  • At 7 p.m. Dec. 11, free popcorn and lemonade will be served to students while supplies last. In addition, representatives from Housing and Dining will pass out healthy snacks in the library's North Lobby at 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Dec. 8.

All activities and refreshments are free.

Extended Library Hours

For finals week, the library will be open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Dec. 9 (extended hours); noon to 1 a.m. Dec. 10; 8 a.m. to 1 a.m. Dec. 11-14; and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 15. For more information on the library, visit the website, www.library.eiu.edu; call (217) 581-6072; or find the library on Facebook or Twitter.



Elizabeth Heldebrandt, Library Services - Dean
Posted: Dec 06, 2017


Gregg Technology Center: Soundproof Booth Usage Changes

Due to the increased usage of the soundproof booth and security concerns, changes had to be made in the way the booth was being managed. Please read and adhere to the following:

The soundproof booth is reservation only. Students must first submit a request form and be approved in order to use the equipment. Students are not to be be in the booth without permission.

No more than two people are allowed in the booth at a time. If there is a group, the rest will have to wait patiently in the main lobby of the GTC.

Availability of the Soundproof Booth:

  • 8:00am-2:00pm (Monday-Thursday)
  • 5:00am-9:00pm (Monday-Thursday)
  • 8:00am-3:00pm (Friday)


Chad Elliott, CATS
Posted: Oct 31, 2017





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