Apr 18, 2014

 

Especially for Students (Official Notices)

UPCOMING STUDENT TECHNOLOGY TRAINING (April 21 and 22)
All sessions are free to students and held at the Gregg Technology Center, located directly west of Booth Library. For information about each session and/or to register, go here. Questions may be directed to Kim Ervin, training specialist, at 581-8358 or kservin@eiu.edu.

Photoshop Basic (image editing). Adobe Photoshop is a digital image editing software. Topics covered include: crop tool, adjustment layers, text tool, patch tool, replacing color, selection tools and batch processing. 4-5 p.m. Monday, April 21.

Photoshop: Photo Retouching (image editing). Adobe Photoshop is digital imaging software. Topics covered include: reducing blemishes, changing color tone, lightening dark circles, whitening teeth, smoothing skin and makeup. 5-6 p.m. Monday, April 21.

Blogger (blogging and website development). Blogger is a free tool offered by Google for users to create their own blogs. Topics covered include: creating a blog, using the dashboard, the Overview tab, writing a post, adding images and video, customizing a template and blog settings. 4-5 p.m. Tuesday, April 22.

EMILY M. SCHNABEL, CATS
Posted: Apr 18, 2014


STUDENT INSURANCE SUMMER 2014
Students who will not be enrolled in the Summer 2014 term are eligible to extend student insurance provided that the student was insured under the Student Insurance Plan for the Spring 2014 semester. The premium for Summer 2014 student insurance is $87.45. Coverage effective dates for Summer 2014 are June 16 through Aug. 20.

Students who do not intend to enroll for a minimum of nine on-campus hours in the summer may obtain coverage by submitting a completed enrollment form and making payment on or before June 13, 2014. Enrollment forms are available in the Student Insurance Office, second floor, east wing, Student Services Building, or by calling 581-5290.

Please note: Offices at the university close at noon on Fridays during the summer; therefore, completed enrollment forms and payment of $87.45 must be received in our office by noon Friday, June 13, 2014, to meet the published deadline.

KERI MARTI, Student Insurance
Posted: Apr 11, 2014


PART-TIME STUDENT INSURANCE
Summer 2014 students who are registered for six, seven or eight on-campus hours may purchase student insurance for the semester by obtaining an application from the Student Insurance Office prior to 4:30 p.m. June 23, 2014. The “Part-time Enrollment Form” can also be downloaded from the Student Insurance website. The cost is $87.45. Students enrolled in a combination of continuing education and regular on-campus classes should contact the Student Insurance Office at 581-5290 for coverage eligibility, prior to the deadline.

KERI MARTI, Student Insurance
Posted: Apr 11, 2014


STUDENT INSURANCE WAIVER
The Summer 2014 student insurance fee will be automatically assessed to students enrolled in nine or more on-campus hours, graduate assistants under contract to the university, and international students who are enrolled in a minimum of three on-campus hours. Students with other insurance coverage may request a waiver of the student insurance fee if their other coverage meets the list of requirements for coverage. Students will be required to complete a waiver form and provide a copy of their insurance card. The waiver form is available in the Student Insurance Office and on the Student Insurance website. June 23, 2014, is the last date these forms will be accepted for the Summer 2014 term. For more information, call 581-5290.

KERI MARTI, Student Insurance
Posted: Apr 11, 2014


EIU STUDENT EMAIL AND OFFICE 365
On May 14, 2014, ITS will begin migrating current student email accounts to a new system powered by Office 365. This service will allow students greater email storage, plus online file storage space.

Additionally, students will have access to a full version of Office Pro Plus, at no cost to them, while they remain a student at EIU. More information about the migration process and timelines may be found here. An email will be sent to all students about this on April 9, 2014.

CAY A. KOLLING, Information Technology Services
Posted: Apr 07, 2014


FLORENCE KAPLAN FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP
Applications are now being accepted for the Florence Kaplan Foundation Scholarship. This is awarded to a female student who is committed to the Jewish faith. The recipient must demonstrate that she is engaged in her faith community, has a GPA of 3.0 or higher and will be attending EIU full-time (12 semester hours). Preference is given to applicants with financial need. This award is paid during the fall semester. Applications may be picked up at the Neal Welcome Center, 860 W. Lincoln Ave., or get one here. Application deadline is May 5.

CRIS D. COSTANTINO, Scholarship Administrator
Posted: Mar 06, 2014


KATE BOOKER STAPP SCHOLARSHIP
Applications are currently being accepted for the Kate Booker Stapp Scholarship. Established in 1948, this scholarship serves to assist a female student who is a widow (or whose husband is incapacitated) and who has at least one child under the age of 18 living at home. The recipient should be teaching or be planning to teach. Students eligible to apply for this scholarship must be majoring in one of the following areas: early childhood education, elementary education, kinesiology and sports studies, master teacher, math education, middle level education, science with teacher certification, secondary education and foundations, social science teaching or special education. Please send applications to the Office of Financial Aid, Attn: Christine Edwards, no later than May 1, 2014. To secure an application, please go to this website.

CHRISTINE E EDWARDS, Financial Aid
Posted: Feb 01, 2014





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