UMM 2013 Orientation Guide
Information about the University of Minnesota, Morris and the community of Morris.
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Local numbers have the phone number preﬁx 589, 585, or 208. From on campus phones, dial only the four-digit extension. Campus Police .................................320-589-6000 320-287-1601 (Campus Ofﬁcer on duty) after 4:30 p.m., weekends, and holidays 320-208-6500 (Stevens County Dispatch) In an emergency, dial 911. Bookstore ................................................. 320-589-6141 Health Services ........................................ 320-589-6070 Info Desk .................................................. 320-589-6123 KUMM Radio ............................................ 320-589-6076 Student Activities ..................................... 320-589-6080 7 SUNDAY, AUGUST 25, 2013 First-year and transfer students arrive Time 8:30 a.m.–1 p.m. 10 a.m.–4:30 p.m. 11 a.m.–2 p.m. 11 a.m.–1 p.m. 2–3 p.m. 3:15–4:15 p.m. 3:15–4:15 p.m. 4:30–6:30 p.m. 6:30–9:30 p.m. 9:30–10:30 p.m Event Move in and Residence Hall Registration Financial Aid Ofﬁce Open Bookstore Open* Lunch Opening Convocation and Welcome Orientation Group Meeting 1 Parents Program UMM Community Picnic Sponsored by the Ofﬁce of Residential Life and Dining Services Floor Activities Improv Show Location Individual Halls Behmler Hall Science Building Dining Hall PE Center Scheduled Rooms Student Center, Edson Auditorium Tug Lake (Rain/Heat: Dining Hall) Individual Halls or Apartment Commons if Off Campus Student Center, Edson Auditorium *Note: Students will buy textbooks in their orientation groups on Monday or Tuesday. MONDAY, AUGUST 26, 2013 Time 7–8 a.m. 8:45–9 a.m. Hours 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m. 8:30 a.m.–4 p.m. 9 a.m.–5:30 p.m. 9 a.m.–5:30 p.m. 9 a.m.–5:30 p.m. Event Dining Hall Open Orientation Group Meeting 2 Tour 1, Block Sessions, and Settle In Activity Buy Parking Permit Buy Books—UMM Bookstore Library Services Academic Success Crossing the Line Contact Sandy Kopel Wendy Evink LeAnn Dean Kerri Barnstuble Hilda Ladner Phone 6000 6141 6180 6179 6095 Location Dining Hall Scheduled Rooms Bldg./Room Business Ofﬁce Science 1125 Circulation Desk A—Imholte 111 B—Imholte 101 Oyate Hall 9 a.m.–5:30 p.m. 5:30–8 p.m. 8–9:30 p.m. 9:30–11 p.m. Floor Activities Dinner with Floor The Party Sponsored by the Wellness Center— Attend with Floor Extravaganza to Attend with Floor Individual Hall or Apartment Commons if Off Campus Student Center, Oyate Hall Student Center, Edson Auditorium 8 TUESDAY, TUESDA AY, AUGUST 27, 2013 2013 Time 7 a.m.–3 p.m. 8:45–9 a.m. 9–10 a.m. 10:15 a.m.–11:15 a.m. 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. 12:30–3:30 p.m. Hours Event Dining Hall Open Orientation Group Meeting 3 First Meeting of IC Course Academic Choices Adviser/Advisee Meetings Tour o 2 and Settle In Activity Contact Wendy Evink Sandy Kopel Jane Kill Clare Dingley Simon Tillier Phone 6141 6000 6060 6026 6236 Location Dining Hall Scheduled Rooms Scheduled Classrooms Student Center, Edson Auditorium Faculty Of fﬁ ﬁces/ Scheduled Locations Bldg./Room Science 1125 Business Ofﬁce Behmler 231 Science 2530 HF FA 74 8 a.m.–3 p.m. Buy Books—UMM Bookstore 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Buy Parking Permit 1 p.m Math Placement Exam PA AS—Gradua 1-4 p.m. AP AS—Graduate on Time! Symphonic Winds and 2–5:30 p.m. String Auditions Music 1111-2111-1200 2–5:30 p.m. Mandatory Piano Placement and Reg. # Disbursement 2–5 p.m. Jazz Ensembles Auditions Music Theory (Mus1101) 2–5:30 p.m. Placement Test 2–5:30 p.m. Voice and Choir Placement 1–3 p.m. Schedule Individual Appointments with Advisers (Optional) Ann DuHamel Jason Squinobal Wes Flinn Christina Armendarez 6233 6242 6235 6239 HF FA 64 HF FA 80 HF FA 185 HF FA 170 5:30–7 p.m. 6–7:30 p.m. Activities Fair r, Including In Dinner Alumni Association First t Year e Ice Cream Social Campus Mall, Dining Hall if Raining Campus Mall, Dining Hall if Raining WEDNESDAY, WEDNESDA DA AY, AUGUST 28, 2013 2013 Classes begin Time 4–5:30 p.m. 5–6:30 p.m. Event Multi-Ethnic Student Program Reception GLBTQQIA Reception Location MRC Lounge Resource Center for Gender r, Women, and Sexuality Don’t have a bike? No problem! 9 10 WELCOME WEEKENDS 2013 SCHEDULE Thursday, Thursday y, August 29 11 a.m.–4 p.m. Peer Health Educators Day of Activity Campus Mall 4 p.m. MPIRG Free Trade Soccer To ournament Campus Mall 5:30 p.m. Morris Community Welcome Picnic East Side Park Friday, Friday y, August 30 5:30 p.m. Capture the Flag Campus Mall hosted by Intramurals and Recreation Saturday, Saturday y, August 31 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Local Farms Tour and Lunch Meet at North Lot. Space limited. Purchase tickets for $5 in advance at Info Desk/Higbies. Sunday, Sunday y, September Sept 1 1 p.m. o Green Energy Tours Student Center 5 p.m. CAC Concerts: Mason Jennings Campus Mall masonjennings.com 8 p.m. Breakfast for Dinner Improv Show Edson Auditorium Monday, Monday y, September 2 LABOR DA AY 12:30 p.m. Community Engagement Day of Service Meet at Welcome Center. 1 p.m. Showing of Promise of the Prairie, the Morris Campus Documentary Edson Auditorium 7 p.m. CAC Casino Night Oyate Hall 6 p.m. Game Night Briggs Library 9:30 p.m. CAC Films—Pitch Perfect Campus Mall 4 p.m. Iron Chef Morris Dining Hall 10 p.m. Black and White Dance Oyate Hall sponsored by CNIA and AISES Friday, Friday y, September 6 5 p.m. Someplace Safe Fundraising Dinner Pizza Ranch 7 p.m. Movie Free for UMM Students Morris Movie Theatre 12 East 6th Street 10 p.m. Maroon and Gold Dance Oyate Hall sponsored by Res Life Saturday, Saturday y, September 7 1 p.m. Fitness Frenzy RFC 7:30 p.m. CAC Performing Arts Series—Mike Super: Magic and Illusion Edson Auditorium Purchase tickets online at tickets.umn.edu Sunday, Sunday y, September Sept 8 9 a.m. Renaissance Festival Bus Trip Meet at North Lot. Tickets must be purchased in advance fr rom Info Desk/Higbies. Desk/Higbie $18 per person. 1 p.m. Morris Amazing Race Starts at Dining Hall. Teams e of four sign up in advance at Info Desk/Higbies. Prizes for top three ﬁnishers. 11 TOWING ENNEN REPAIR for all your.... Call Jump Starts Lock Outs Tire Changes You may not need us now, but you will down the road! Save our number in your phone! 320-287-2972 12 R001937920 Welcome from the Chancellor A warm welcome to all of you as this new school year begins...and a special greeting to those of you who are new students, faculty, and staff members. We welcome to our campus this fall a group of new students who bring outstanding academic credentials and who are already recognized as student leaders in their local high schools and communities. We look forward to that leadership continuing here. Our living and learning community also includes faculty and staff members who are dedicated to providing a rich, challenging, and rewarding experience for all Morris students. You will have many opportunities in the coming year to meet new people, explore the surrounding area, and sample from the wide array of in- and out-ofclass experiences that characterize this nationally recognized community of scholars. At Morris, we value academic achievement and engagement, cherish and expect respect for others, and place student achievement at the center of all we do. Here, you will experience a liberal arts education that encourages broad and deep study that provides opportunities to ask and answer the “big questions” of our time. It is an education in which you will develop and practice speaking and writing skills, analytical and quantitative reasoning, and in which opportunities abound for problem solving and critical thinking. Your experience here will call on you to be engaged—in the classroom and outside it, in traditional academic study, through internships, service learning, and artistic performance. And, the Morris campus continues its leadership as an institution of higher education committed to sustainability and sound environmental practices. Powered by wind and making full use of area natural resources, we anticipate achieving our goal of energy independence. Like you, I look forward to this new school year and to meeting each and every one of you! Chancellor Jacqueline R. Johnson Academic Happy New Year! We welcome the Class of 2017 to the University of Minnesota, Morris and our campus community. And, we look forward to the classes of 2014, 2015, and 2016 reconnecting after summer adventures on and off campus. As you begin the year, it’s time to chart your course at Morris—where students are very actively engaged in campus and community life. Our student experience surveys show that Morris students: • vote in federal and state elections; • attend live music performances and plays; • participate in University clubs and activities; • visit museums and art galleries; and • attend intercollegiate athletic events. More than three out of four of our recent Morris graduates participated in all of these activities. While you won’t ﬁnd this breadth of involvement in most student bodies, it’s common at Morris. Expect exciting learning experiences to begin in your ﬁrst year at Morris. Virtually all ﬁrst-year students live in on-campus residential communities, participate in an Intellectual Community course, join a student group or two, begin close connections with faculty and staff, and build life-long friendships. Opportunities for learning and community are all around you—seize the day. Whether you’re new to campus or a UMMer through-and-through, think creatively and make your education your own this year. • Check out the abundant campus events. • Spend time with people whose worlds are very different from your own. • Work with a faculty member on a research or artistic project. • Have adventures here and abroad. • Follow your passions. • Explore new possibilities. • Create your Morris experience. • Create your future. We’re very glad you’re part of the Morris community. Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Sandra K. Olson-Loy 13 14 Welcome from the Mayor of Morris Welcome to Morris! We are glad to have you in town; whether it is for a semester or ends up being for life, we hope you enjoy Morris and become part of us during your stay! The entire UMM community is a very important asset to Morris, just as you add value to UMM. Morris would not be Morris without UMM, and I hope Morris is an important part of your life with UMM. Please explore and get to know your new home within the campus and into the surrounding community. I am sure you will feel welcome and like what you see and that you will agree Morris is a great place to get an education, work, play, or start a business. I wish you success and enjoyable experiences in your personal and academic life at UMM and Morris in 2013–14. Sincerely, Mayor Sheldon Giese Welcome to Morris your home away from home! Living on campus is an integral part of your total education. The University of Minnesota, Morris Ofﬁce of Residential Life provides safe and well-maintained living environments, academic support, and the opportunity to participate in a variety of academic, cultural, social, and recreational programs. Our staff of live-in community advisers (CAs) and hall directors is carefully selected and trained to help you adjust to being on campus and understand what it means to be a student at Morris. The staff engages students in learning opportunities outside the classroom, and they seek to challenge students to explore new ideas, new ways of thinking, and strive to help them understand and value diversity. Beneﬁts of living on campus • Learn from a diverse group of peers • Engage in learning opportunities outside the classroom • Expand your interpersonal and leadership skills • Gain an understanding of community responsibility • Meet people from all over Minnesota, the country, and the world • Develop friendships that will last a lifetime Again, welcome home! Ofﬁce of Residential Life staff 15 always faster internet MEDIACOM WILL TAKE YOU THERE! QUICKLY DOWNLOAD e-books, papers and projects. Game online easily thanks to download speeds up to 33x FASTER than standard 1.5 phone line DSL. Connect at the speed and price you want – up to 3 Mbps* , 15 Mbps* , 30 Mbps* or EVEN 50 Mbps*! 3 Mbps* LAUNCH† Internet $ Call for other student offers on INTERNET and TV SERVICE! 19 16 STARTING AS LOW AS 95 * PER MONTH FOR 3 MONTHS $29.95* a month for months 4-10. Plus modem rental, installation, taxes and fees. Ten-month agreement required. Morris Ofﬁce: 615 Atlantic Ave. CALL MEDIACOM BEFORE AUGUST 855-535-2253 15 *Price does not include monthly data modem rental charge (currently $5), taxes, governmental charges or other charges. Download and upload speeds are not guaranteed and may vary. Professional installation is $19.95. Standard installations utilize existing wiring and do not include special wiring work, installation or repair of outlets or any other special installation procedures for which additional charges apply. All Offers: Offer may be terminated at any time without notice, may not be available in all areas, cannot be combined with any other offer, is not transferable and is void where prohibited. Available only to residential customers who have not subscribed to Mediacom services within the preceding 90 days and meet Mediacom’s applicable credit and other requirements. Services require customer agreement to all applicable terms and policies. Offers, prices, service features, speciﬁcations and terms may vary among areas and customers and may change from time to time. Other charges, conditions, requirements and restrictions may apply. Call your local Mediacom ofﬁce for complete details. Logos, brand names and other branding are the property of their respective owners. This Offer: Requires subscription to Mediacom’s LAUNCH internet access service; more details about this service can be found at www.mediacomcable.com. Discounted price is for three months beginning at installation. After three months, Mediacom will charge you its standard rates then in effect, which may change from time to time. If you cancel service during the ﬁrst ten months, a termination fee may apply. You must obtain at your expense any equipment or items not supplied by Mediacom needed to use offered services. † Includes Mediacom Online® LAUNCH residential service plan with a usage allowance of up to 150 Gigabytes per monthly billing period. Excess usage will result in additional charges of $10 for every increment of up to 50 additional Gigabytes used. For example, if usage exceeded the allowance by 51 Gigabytes, the additional charge would be $20. Usage allowances are subject to change at any time. For more information, see “Additional Terms and Conditions-Monthly Usage Allowance” at www.mediacomcable.com. Recycling on Campus Materials Recyclable on Campus In residence halls, please sort and individually bag recycling and bring to your hall’s recycling room. In on-campus buildings, please look for appropriate containers. Plastic containers—all numbers except #7 • rinse, remove, and discard caps Glass (all colors) • rinse, remove and discard caps/lids no ceramics or window glass Aluminum (pop cans) • rinse no aluminum foil Tin (soup cans) • rinse, remove paper labels Cardboard • corrugated boxes • brown paper bags • brown envelopes • bright and dark colored non-glossy paper • coated cardboard no food contaminants (e.g. pizza boxes) Paper Includes: • ofﬁce ledger, legal pad paper • letterhead paper • tablet and note paper • all computer paper • Post-It Notes • white and pastel envelopes including plastic windows • factory wrapper from reams of paper • ﬁle cards Staples do not have to be removed. Excludes: carbon paper, blue print paper, coated fax paper, food wrappers and containers, tissue paper Hazardous Materials Do not throw these in the trash! Bring to Recycling Center (building near horse barns, north side of campus). • aerosols • ﬂuorescent tubes and CFLs (compact ﬂuorescents) • secure IDs (MKeys) (place in battery buckets located around campus) Contact Environmental Health and Safety at 320-589-6106 with questions regarding disposal of hazardous materials. Class of 2017 Root Beer Float Party sponsored by the UMM Alumni Association Tuesday, August 27 • 6–7:30 p.m. Campus Mall (Dining Hall rain site) The UMM Alumni Association welcomes you to Morris! The alumni network helps current students by promoting connections with alumni and supporting networking and career development, scholarship support, and grants to student organizations. To network with alumni, visit Morris Connect online at morris.umn.edu/alumni/morrisconnect or visit us in the Welcome Center. email@example.com or 320-589-6066. 17 Welcome UMM Students! i’m l i’ lovin’ i ’i it t ® Red Box Automated DVD rentals only $1 per day NEW RELEASES ! FREE WI-FI $ 00 OFF Any Medium or Large Frappé R001935968 1 Limit one coupon per customer, per visit. Please present coupon when ordering. Not valid with any other offer. Offer expires 9-30-14 Try McDonald’s New Premium McWraps, The McWrap packaging makes the wraps easy to eat with one hand and will fit comfortably into a car’s cupholder. 18 Dining On Campus Sodexo Campus Services operates two dining facilities, the Student Center coffee shop, and a convenience store here at UMM. The primary restaurant is located in the Dining Hall. Turtle Mountain Cafe (TMC) is located in the Student Center. Higbies is the Student Center coffee shop and shares a space with the Information Desk. The C-Store is our campus convenience store; it is located in the lower level of the Dining Hall and provides you with a late night opportunity to buy a variety of items. Dining Hall Hours Mon.–Fri. Sat. and Sun. 7 a.m.–8 p.m. 10 a.m. –2 p.m., 4–7 p.m. TMC Hours Mon.–Thurs. Fri. Sat. and Sun. 10 a.m.–10 p.m. 10 a.m.–7 p.m. Closed Higbies Hours Mon.–Fri. Sat. Sun. 7 a.m.–11 p.m. 10 a.m.–11 p.m. noon–11 p.m. C-Store Hours Daily 7 p.m.–12 a.m. 19 Academic Center for Enrichment (ACE) enrich your Morris experience! The Academic Center for Enrichment (ACE) is the Morris campus’s one-stop location for students seeking more information on a variety of enrichment opportunities, including: • undergraduate research; • study abroad; • the Honors Program; • National Student Exchange; and • nationally competitive fellowships and awards. The ACE staff also helps Morris Scholars awardees ﬁnd great ways to use their stipends, which support unique and invaluable experiences! In addition to all of these great opportunities, ACE is a place for students seeking enrichment outside the classroom to meet like-minded students. Students volunteer in our ofﬁce, located in the lower level of the Student Center, for most business hours of the day and can often be found hanging about the ACE Ofﬁce. Throughout the term, ACE sponsors events geared toward speciﬁc enrichment programs. For example, you can hear about other Morris students’ study abroad experiences through study abroad story night or learn tips on how to write an Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP) grant application to conduct research and get paid for it. We help students explore all options available to expand and enrich their Morris experience. The ACE Ofﬁce provides the information and connections needed to get involved in the programs listed above and many more, so stop down and visit! ACE is located in the lower level of the Student Center, room 5. You can also catch us on the web at morris.umn.edu/ACE! ACE Ofﬁce 5 Student Center 320-589-7014 morris.umn.edu/ACE Monday–Friday, 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m. 20 Family Dentistry · Cosmetic Dentistry · Implant Dentistry Proudly Serving Stevens County and the surrounding area. Dr. Eric Rambow D Dr. Meghan Rambow www.morrisdentalclinic.com 201 East 6th Street · Morris 320-589-2161 Monday – Wednesday 7:00am to 5:00pm Thursday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Friday by appointment New patients always welcome! Check out our website for more information. 21 R001940803 Academic Advising plan for success! The Academic Advising Program provides a host of services and materials that will help you plan to make the most of your education at Morris. The advising staff can assist you with: • changing your major or adviser; • learning about requirements for your major; • answering questions about degree completion; and • general academic related questions. Most of our resources are also available at morris.umn.edu/academic/advising. You will meet your adviser for the ﬁrst time during orientation. If you have decided on a major, you will be assigned to a faculty expert in that ﬁeld. If you are still deciding, you will work with an adviser to explore options and examine potential majors. First-year students and sophomores are expected to meet with their advisers at least once every semester, but most students meet with them several times each term. Take advantage of your adviser’s expertise—you can learn a lot about your major and many other exciting opportunities that await you, like study abroad, internships, and research. Good planning is the key to reaching your goals. We encourage you to meet regularly with your adviser and take full advantage of the services of our ofﬁce so that your journey through college is successful and fulﬁlling. It’s your education…make it your own. Please stop in and see us! Academic Advising 10 Student Center 320-589-6010 firstname.lastname@example.org Monday–Friday, 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m. someone who will listen and help Many people are a little intimidated about counseling, because they are unsure of what it entails. That seems to describe most peoples’ experience of their ﬁrst counseling sessions. A wise college counselor once used this metaphor to describe college counseling: “You come to college to take courses about different subjects. Counseling is kind of like a course you take on yourself where you are the teacher and the student.” The counselor facilitates self discovery in a safe, supportive environment. The Student Counseling staff is here for you if you are experiencing any number of personal or academic challenges. Services are conﬁdential—no one will know we’ve talked to you without your written permission. We’re here for you as consultants, too; sometimes students are worried about a friend and want to talk with us for advice. Just call 320-589-6060 and ask to see one of our mental health counselors. Please do not use email to schedule appointments. We cannot guarantee email conﬁdentiality, because we are on a shared University server. Expect to ﬁll out 10–15 minutes’ worth of paperwork prior to your ﬁrst session with a counselor. Testing Center Student Counseling also serves as the campus Testing Center. Here you can take language and math placement exams, CLEP and DSST exams for college credit. As you get ready to graduate, we offer professional and graduate school admissions tests, i.e., LSAT, GRE Subject, MAT, PCAT, and Minnesota Teacher Licensure Examinations (formerly Praxis). For more information, contact Jane at 320-589-6060. Student Counseling Student Counseling and Testing Center Behmler Hall, Room 235 Appointments: Monday–Friday 8 a.m.–noon, 1–4:30 p.m. 320-589-6060 morris.umn.edu/services/counseling 22 has wiring solutions for your home & business. • CATV • Home Theater & Audio Systems • Telephone & Security Systems • PA Systems • Monitored Security • New Construction & Remodeling • Low Voltage Certiﬁed Walter Biesterfeld, Owner • Whole House Sound www.wcwiring.com • email@example.com 320.815.4062 FREE ESTIMATES! R001939595 23 Met Lounge Open Tuesday – Saturday 4 p.m. – 1 a.m. Accepting app lications for Servers & DJ’s 1) Hamburger Basket 2) BBQ Ribs 3) Wings 4) Fries 5) Beer Meal Order Darts • Pool • Foosball Shufﬂe Board • Skeeball Specials: Drink Specials all week long Tuesday’s Special: Wednesday’s Special: Thursday’s Special: Friday’s Special: $5 baskets (regularly $7.95 and under), 5-9pm $2.50 Burger Baskets 5-9pm DJ or Live All you can eat BBQ Ribs, 5-9pm every Th Band 40¢ Wings Friday, & ursday, Saturday Free Texas Hold’em Poker …. 7pm Buy 1 Regular Priced Meal Get the 2nd Meal 1/2 off. www.met-lounge.com (Not valid on any weekly special) (regular priced menu items only) R001939736 24 Ofﬁce of Academic Success The Ofﬁce of Academic Success (OAS) promotes educational equity, access, and excellence. We’re dedicated to helping students identify and achieve their academic goals. The ofﬁce provides a range of academic assistance programming as well as disability resources, support, and accommodation. All services are provided to enrolled students at no additional fee. Academic Assistance (AA) offers a variety of academic support options available to all UMM students including: • Drop-in study rooms Drop-in study rooms provide collaborative spaces to work with peers on daily work and test preparation. Courses generally supported by drop-in study rooms include chemistry, mathematics, physics, and statistics. • Appointment-based tutoring A number of 1000- and 2000- level courses are supported by the tutor program. Peer tutors are available to work with students in one-on-one and small-group sessions. Walk-in visits are welcome during listed hours, but scheduled appointments are recommended. Visit the website to learn more, view the current term’s tutoring schedule, and request an appointment. • Peer Assisted Learning (PAL) study groups Structured, peer-led study sessions are available for select courses. Specially trained peer leaders facilitate regularly scheduled sessions that focus on both course content and effective study strategies. • Academic consultation Academic consultation offers students the opportunity to sit down one-on-one with a professional who specializes in helping students improve their academic performance. Consultation services range from a one-time visit focusing on a speciﬁc study skill to ongoing meetings focusing on the creation and maintenance of an academic success plan. Disability Services’ (DS) goal is to ensure that you have access to all the learning opportunities you choose, whether in class or at work, or participating in the wide range of social and cultural experiences the University offers. A list of the most common accommodations provided through the ofﬁce follows. Please note that this list is non-exhaustive and can include other accommodations at the discretion of the OAS director. • Assistive technology and listening devices (text conversion, text to voice, audio recorders) • Student note-takers • E-book or audio book access (when available) • Exam accommodations (extended time, limited distraction environment) Registering to receive services is easier than you might think. There is one key step: call 320-589-6178 to schedule an appointment. Here is the general registration process. 1.Contact the director of the Ofﬁce of Academic Success/Disability Services to set up an appointment to discuss your application for services form, or temporary health condition application form. 2.Provide ofﬁcial documentation of your disability, which is generally provided by a health care provider or testing specialist. Like other documents related to your progress at Morris, these documents are conﬁdential. You may also want to provide any previous documentation from primary education case managers (such as high school, middle/elementary school) to help assist in getting the right accommodations for you. 3.Determine eligibility and accommodation. During the intake meeting, you’ll complete all registration paperwork, discuss and determine eligibility for services, and identify reasonable academic accommodations. If additional documentation is needed, this will be discussed and requested. 4.Students are strongly encouraged to plan ahead and register for services before they are needed. Once a student has registered through the ofﬁce, s/he will meet with the disability coordinator at least once per semester to review the accommodations, discuss self-advocacy, create a success plan, and identify additional campus and community resources. 5.Follow-up is necessary every semester to register for accommodations. Ofﬁce of Academic Assistance Briggs Library, Room 362 Monday–Friday, 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m. 320-589-6178 morris.umn.edu/academicsuccess 25 Expires 5-31-2014 Town & Country Supply 900 ATLANTIC AVENUE MORRIS • 589-1922 20% OFF ANY CLOTHING ITEM R001938972 Good through Saturday, September 14, 2013. Excludes sale items. COUPON WELCOME BACK UMM STUDENTS See us for . . . • • • • • • • • FRESH FLOWERS PLANTS SILKS HOME DECOR CANDY GOURMET CHOCOLATE 20 East 6th Street, Morris GOURMET COFFEE (320) 589-2700 CONVENIENT DRY-CLEANING www.sweetlilysflowers.com PICK UP & DROP OFF 26 Buy One ROSE Get One FREE! R001938964 Coupon expires October 31, 2013 R001939718 Welcome from Cougar Athletics and the Department of Sport Studies and Athletics Enrich your college experience by attending or participating in Cougar athletics. Cougar Athletics Morris student athletes compete in the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference (UMAC) as members of NCAA Division III. Department of Sport Studies and Athletics The Department of Sport Studies and Athletics offers a major in sport management and a coaching endorsement program in addition to a variety of ﬁtness-related courses. Stop by our ofﬁces located at P.E. 225 to discuss your opportunities. Cougar Athletics men’s sports Cougar men’s sports are baseball, basketball, cross-country, football, golf, indoor and outdoor track and ﬁeld, soccer, and tennis. Cougar Athletics women’s sports Cougar women’s sports are basketball, cross-country, golf, indoor and outdoor track and ﬁeld, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, tennis, and volleyball. UMM students attend Cougar athletic events free of charge. ummcougars.org 320-589-6425 27 28 HOMECOMING 2013 September 27–29 Join Morris alumni for a great weekend on campus! FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 27 All Day Alumni and Students Networking Event 6:30 p.m. Distinguished Alumni Award and Networking Banquet 8 p.m. Performing Arts Alumni Reunion with Special Guests James “Doc” Carlson ’65 and Ann Michels ’92 10 p.m. BSU Homecoming Dance SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 28 9 a.m. Cougar Homecoming 5K 11 a.m. Bookstore Open (till 5 p.m.) 11:45 a.m. Tailgate Party (till 1 p.m.) 1 p.m. Cougar Football versus Eureka College 4 p.m. Green Prairie Living and Learning Community Dedication 8 p.m. HomeKUMMing Concert (featuring Ranger Ranger, J. Rush and DJ Ti Guy, Soulcrate) SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 29 1:30 p.m. Cougar Alumni Baseball game 2 p.m. Band and Choir concert with alumni For a complete schedule of events, visit morris.umn.edu/homecoming 29 Wednesday night is College Night at the Corner of Hwy 27 & 9, Herman, MN 320-677-2345 A fantastic time... ...always a Thrill! R001940277 We also have... Burger Night - $1.50 burgers on Monday nights! Ladies Night - Drink specials for the ladies on Thursday nights! Buy one appetizer at regular price, get the 2nd at Half Price with student ID! Food & Drink Specials all week long! 30 31 32 Monday - Friday 6 a.m. - 10 p.m. Saturday 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. Sunday 8 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Special Stops to/from UMM Campus September - May Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Key Row Apartments Weekday - with 2 hour notice $1.25 - without notice $2.50 After 6 p.m. and weekends $2.50 Willie’s - 10 to the hour $1.25 (weekdays 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.) • Transit Passes $25.00 ($27.50 Value) • Special rates (starting at $10) R001934595 20 to the hour - $1.25 Willie’s 10 to the hour - $1.25 UMM on the hour - $1.25 3 2 0 5 8 9 1 0 0 0 33 Buy One Sunday Buffet Get One FREE 8am-1pm Expires 12/21/2013 Check Out our Weekly Specials! Tuesday Burger Night University Rates Have your parents stay here when they are in town for a Visit, Graduation, or any other Event you may have going on! $ 95 2 With purchase of a Beverage. Tuesday-Thursday Lunch Buffet 11am -1pm $ 95 6 200 Hwy. 28 East • Morris We are located only 5 blocks from UMM! Tuesdays…Taco Bar Wednesdays…Ribs & Chicken Thursdays…Roast Beef & Chef’s Choice 320. 589.3030 Homemade Pizza ~Dine In or Carry Out 34 R001940470 gateway to research help—plus a whole lot more Briggs Library provides resources and assistance you’ll need to complete your papers and projects. • Helpful and knowledgeable staff and friendly student assistants • More than 270,000 books, DVDs, music scores, and CDs, including thousands of e-books • More than 70,000 e-journals as well as hundreds of print journals • More than 150 subscription databases and online reference sources • Camtasia workstation, scanners, photocopiers, and microform equipment • Printers—use PaperCut accounts or cash Personal Librarian Watch for emails from your very own librarian that will let you know about great resources, interesting events, and other library news. Don’t be shy about contacting your personal librarian for help. Just stop and say hi from time to time. We’d love to get to know you! LibGuides Sometimes it can be a bit overwhelming, ﬁguring out which resources to use for an assignment. That’s where LibGuides comes in. Located on the library’s home page, it’s an easy way to ﬁnd out where to start your research. Reference Desk Still need help? Simply stop at the reference desk, and a friendly librarian will be glad to assist you. Reference librarians are available 56 hours per week at the reference/research help desk and also by appointment. If you have a question away from the library, call the reference desk at 320-589-6176, send an email to “Ask A Librarian,” or contact us via chat from the library home page. Interlibrary Loans It would be great if the library could promise to have everything you need available right on campus. Since that’s impossible, we offer Interlibrary Loan (ILL) service. The ILL department has an impressive track record for ﬁlling requests for books, articles, DVDs, CDs, and more. Complete the ILL request form available on the library’s website, or use one of the forms embedded in the library’s databases. Study Space If you’re looking for a place to study, Briggs has the answer. There are study carrels, tables, and small-group meeting rooms available. By student tradition, ﬁrst and fourth ﬂoors are quiet areas. The entire library has wireless capability, but there are computers scattered throughout the building as well. Study Breaks Need to take a break from studying? Check out the library’s collections of entertainment DVDs, CDs, and the Best Sellers’ collection. Watch for announcements for library sponsored special events, including monthly game nights, held Friday nights from 6 p.m. until midnight. During crunch time at the end of the semester, consider visiting the stress-free zone on the ﬁrst ﬂoor, and stop down at the main desk for late night coffee or snacks. 35 Rodney A. Briggs Library Emma and Evie’s Closet, LLC 10 East 6th Street, Morris MN • 589-8899 Gift Baskets • Blankets• Cookie Mix in a Jar Art • Diaper Tier Cakes 10% discount with this ad and student ID (Expires 10-1-2013) R001940599 In town delivery……$5 To Benson, Clontarf, Cyrus, Donnelly, Glenwood, Herman, Hancock, & Starbuck….$10 Hours: Monday – Friday, 11am-5pm • Saturday, 11am-2 pm 36 Career Services: So you just arrived…what are you planning to do after you graduate? It’s never too early to think about graduation and a career! And Career Services has the tools to help. ofﬁce hours: 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Entering a job or graduate/professional school doesn’t happen automatically after you graduate. Start considering your options now as you begin your college experience. Developing career opportunities involves educational preparation, occupational exploration, job and/or postbaccalaureate educational search activities, and ﬁnally, transitioning to work and/or school. Career Services offers services to facilitate the developmental process for students and alumni, which include: • providing career/graduate school information and guidance; • providing teacher and liberal arts job and internship lists; • arranging on- and off-campus interviews; • offering assistance with resume and letter writing, job search, and interviewing techniques; • facilitating career activities including the All-University of Minnesota Job and Internship Fair, Graduate and Professional School Information Day, a summer job fair, the Minnesota Education Career Fair, and more, and; • collecting educational and occupational information maintained in the Career Resource Center. The majority of Morris graduates ﬁnd jobs in ﬁelds related to their college majors or choose to work in a different ﬁeld. They work in major corporations and small businesses, educational institutions (K–12 and higher education), government agencies, and nonproﬁt organizations. Most recently, the major industries in which Morris graduates have obtained positions are: • education; • social and human services; • ﬁnance/insurance/real estate; • business service industries; • manufacturing; • retail trade; and • health services. Not all Morris graduates go directly into the workforce. • Approximately 25 percent of graduates pursue graduate and professional studies immediately after receiving a Morris bachelor of arts degree. • Approximately 50 percent of graduates attend graduate or professional school during their lifetimes. Morris graduates report that a combination of coursework and out-of-class learning experiences were important preparation for their careers. • Fifty-nine percent of Morris graduates say courses in their major were moderately to extremely important preparation. • Fifty-four percent say the same for general education courses. • Fifty-nine percent report that an internship, teaching, or research experience was important preparation for their current employment. • Forty-six percent indicate that extracurricular participation was important preparation for their current jobs. Career Services is open to all Morris students and alumni. Stop in our ofﬁce in 110 Library, or visit the website at morris.umn.edu/services/career. “What can you do with a liberal arts degree?” Here’s what you can tell your relatives when they ask. Graduates from liberal arts colleges, like Morris, can acquire jobs as: • sales marketing representatives; • computer software and web designers; • counselors and human service technicians; • public administrators; • inventory control specialists; • advertising account representatives; • communications workers; • retail management trainees; • scientiﬁc workers; • elementary and secondary teachers; • business managers; • youth workers; • and pretty much anything else! After earning a liberal arts degree, you’re armed with the ability to learn and understand any number of skills and situations. 37 Bring in this coupon to get great prices on a dorm refridgerator or or microwav microwave. Refrigerator $ 215 Microwave $ R001939959 M-Th 8-5:30; Fri. 8-5; Sat. 8-Noon Expires 9/30/13 85 38 Ofﬁce of Community Engagement get involved! Do you want to… • tutor elementary school students? • commit to volunteer at one of more than 500 non-proﬁt, school, or government agencies in Stevens County? • write a proposal related to your passion to present at a city council meeting? • provide activities and companionship for elders living in a nursing home? • hold a fundraiser for a community organization? • organize an art, drama, or literary event that brings awareness to a community issue? • lead a community dialogue and action planning session about a social issue of interest to you? • use your research skills to beneﬁt a community agency? • make our community, state, nation, or world a better place? If you want to get involved in the community in these or any other ways, visit us! We will help you use your unique interests and skills in a way that beneﬁts both you and the broader community. A brief overview of the programs in our ofﬁce—just a taste of all the opportunities available to you! Community Service Program: We will help you, your residence hall ﬂoor, athletic team, or student organization get involved in the community, whether you are interested in a one-time, direct service project or a longer-term commitment. Regardless of your interests and desired level of involvement, we can help! Funding is available by proposal for student-initiated projects. Service-Learning Program: Several UMM academic courses include research, community building, or direct service projects that beneﬁt the broader community. Check out our course offerings during registration, or talk to us about directed study opportunities! Tutoring, Reading, and Enabling Children (TREC): TREC seeks to promote literacy in schoolage children and throughout local communities. Assist with literacy activities for preschool through elementary school students at a variety of community sites. Community ESL Program: Teach English to community members whose ﬁrst language is Spanish, or help with literacy activities for children of our ESL students—and get to know community members you might not otherwise meet! Jane Addams Program: Participate in weekly UMMstudent and community-member-led discussions and activities to create cross-cultural and universitycommunity bonds. 39 Community Meals: Help plan and cook a community meal open to anyone—or just show up for delicious, healthy food and fellowship! Bread ‘N Bowls: Volunteer at this annual spring event that raises awareness about violence and poverty in our community. Annual Days of Service: Participate with your peers in our annual days of service, including Fall Day of Service, Trick or Can, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Days of Service, and Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service. Soup and Substance: Participate in, or help plan, a monthly dialogue about a community issue. We hope to see you soon! Argie Manolis, Ofﬁce of Community Engagement coordinator Ashraf Ashkar, assistant coordinator Barb Hesse, principal ofﬁce and administrative specialist Ofﬁce of Community Engagement 206 Welcome Center 320-589-6276 firstname.lastname@example.org morris.umn.edu/communityengagement 40 Morris Healthy Eating What if... ...the rates of obesity and nutrition-related diseases were dropping instead of escalating? ...a colorful, delicious array of fruits and vegetables were easily accessible every day? ...nutrient-dense foods were as affordable as high-calorie, highly processed foods? ...the healthy choice were the easy choice? Get Involved! • Join the Student Organic Gardening Club to plan, plant, care for, and harvest the campus gardens. • Join Foodlumms to learn more about our food system and to work toward more local, fair, ecologically sound, and humane food for everyone. • Volunteer to help tend and harvest the Native American Garden. • Sign up for healthy cooking classes in the MORRIS COOKS! series starting September 12. • Take part in the Local Foods Farmers Market and Feast on campus September 24. • Attend the Native American Traditional Foods Community Meal September 30. Morris Healthy Eating is working to make fresh fruits and vegetables and other healthy foods more available and accessible on the University of Minnesota, Morris campus, in Morris, and in Stevens County. Established in 2009, the initiative links leaders from our food, healthcare, and educational systems with partnering organizations, agencies, and businesses to make the healthy choice the easy choice in our community. Morris Area Farmers Market Mondays and Thursdays 3 p.m.– 6 p.m. through September East Side Park, E. 7th St and Colorado Ave, Morris www.morrisareafarmersmarket.com • Find Morris Healthy Eating on Facebook, and stay in touch! Visit morris.umn.edu/healthyeating or call 320-589-6075 for more information. 41 42 RENTAL HOUSING COMMISSION Has your rental been inspected? Check it out before you rent! www.ci.morris.mn.us/rhc Contact: Morris Housing Authority @ 320-589-3142 43 R001936790 Technology at Morris Learn more at morris.umn.edu/technology The Helpdesk (email@example.com, 320-589-6150) is available weekdays 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m. to answer all of your technology questions. Residence Halls computing Your computing experience will start in your residence hall. Before your computer will connect to the Internet with an Ethernet cable, you will need to ﬁll out the ResNet Connection Request Form online (morris.umn.edu/resnet/connect/). We can have your computer connection in your dorm room ready by the time you arrive. If you need help getting hooked up, contact the Helpdesk. At morris.umn.edu/myaccount you can: • change your password; • manage email account options like forwarding, auto reply, blocked emails, and storage quota; • sign up for 5 GB of online data storage on NetFiles. Safe Computing—malicious software prevention and backup The University provides much more information about safe computing online at safecomputing.umn. edu. We encourage you to review this information. Also, please remember that the University of Minnesota will never ask for your login and password information in an email message. 44 There are several things that you can do to prevent damage from malicious software. 1. Make sure that your computer is set to automatically update the operating system (safecomputing.umn. edu/guides/update_software.html). 2. Make sure that you have an antivirus program installed on your computer and keep it updated. Note: You can only have one antivirus program on your computer...more is not better! 3. If your computer gets a pop-up window saying that you are infected with a virus, do not click on the scan button. Close the pop-up box, and open the antivirus software installed on your machine. Run the scan from there. The ﬁrst pop up box is more than likely malware trying to install on your computer. 4. Ads on the web are very tempting to click, but don’t do it. Spyware is usually bundled in ads, and clicking on an ad leads to an infected computer. Visit www.oit.umn.edu/safe-computing/personalcomputer/ for more information. 5. Download software only from trusted sites. Technology, continued 6. Do not use peer-to-peer ﬁle sharing programs such as Limewire, BitTorrent, Ares, BearShare, Kazaa, Gnutella and edonkey. They are spyware and virus havens. Not only is ﬁle sharing illegal, running peerto-peer ﬁle sharing programs is against University policy. If you share on the University network, you will get a copyright infringement notice from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). It is tracked on Morris’s network! Stay legal and use iTunes or a similar program. 7. Regularly update all programs on your computer, especially the following software/programs if they are installed on your computer: Adobe Reader, Adobe Flash Player, Firefox web browser, Java, and iTunes. Back up your documents, pictures, and music regularly. We suggest that you purchase either a portable hard drive or a larger ﬂash/thumb drive to store this media. You may also use your UMN Google Drive account to backup your documents. If you have any questions or need help making sure your computer is backed up please contact the Help Desk. Problems on your Computer If you do end up having problems with your computer, either because of viruses or hardware failure, the Helpdesk can help you get it running again. Depending on the severity of the problems, it is sometimes necessary to reinstall the operating system on your computer. This means you may need to provide install media for Windows, Ofﬁce, or other programs you need. No matter what the problem, your ﬁrst step should be to contact the Helpdesk and they can help you get everything working again. All of the services provided by the Helpdesk are free of charge to all current students. Other Technology Resources The campus provides a pool of equipment for instructional use that includes Mac and PC laptop computers, data projectors, digital still and video cameras, and portable video production equipment. Students may check out this equipment on a short-term basis—at no cost—for use on class presentations and individual media projects. All general purpose classrooms are available for walk-in use by students and are equipped with computers, data projectors, screens, sound systems, and controlled by integrated touch control panels. Students can receive assistance using the digital media lab in creating video projects and with converting video footage from a variety of video sources: cameras, DVDs, SD cards, and numerous video ﬁle formats for use in their academic or personal projects. For assistance with any of these services contact the UMM Helpdesk COMPUTER LABS ON CAMPUS Imholte 11—24-hour, all PC Science 2530—all PC Briggs Library—PC and two Macs Student Center—24-hour, PC and Mac HFA 26—Digital Media Lab (*no printer) The lab computers are set up with graphic and word processing software along with special instructional packages. Printers are available in most labs. They are set up for two-sided printing to eliminate paper waste. Email is the ofﬁcial source of University communication. Check it regularly. 45 Mon & Tues, 8-5 Wed & Thurs, 8-8 Fri, 8-5 Sat, 8-Noon Lori Wevley, Kendra Jipson, Heidi Paul, Sara Ver Steeg -Your Stylists- 628 Atlantic Avenue, Morris MN 46 589-3883 R001936774 Haircuts Perms Hi-lites Custom Color Hair Extensions Facial Waxing Eyelash Extensions Manicures Pedicure Gel Polish/Acrylic Nails Tanning 47 Call Amy Kloos-owner for an appointment today! R001938170 Hours: Monday, 9-5 • Tuesday, 9-7 Wednesday, 9-5 • Thursday, 9-7 Friday, 9-4 Saturday by appointment for formal & special occasions only. Cenex South offers hometown convenience and service. 103 Atlantic Avenue, Morris MN, 320-589-4774 Cenex South Gas – Pop – Ice – Deli Express Sandwiches – And more SOUTH Purchase $10 in gas and receive any size fountain drink with Student ID R001938723 48 LOOKING FOR A GREAT JOB OPPORTUNITY? Look no further than the Center for Small Towns (CST) to gain practical workplace experience in a variety of areas and disciplines. The Center for Small Towns focuses on connecting small communities with the resources of the larger University system and providing students hands-on experience. Students work on a large variety of projects such as assisting with stainability issues for rural communities, analyzing and creating surveys, researching rural issues, working with community leaders, and much more. Past and current students have loved the opportunity to serve the greater community while gathering valuable resumé-building experience and gaining marketable skills. CST is located on the second ﬂoor of the Welcome Center— stop in and check us out! YOU DO NOT HAVE TO BE WORK STUDY ELIGIBLE—APPLY ONLINE AT: morris.umn.edu/cst 49 WELCOME BACK Students! MONDAY Bean Burritos Beef Burritos - ----------------- 2 for $2.22 2 for $3.33 79¢ 99¢ TUESDAY Crispy Taco Softshell Taco ------------------------- WEDNESDAY Wake Up Wednesday! Breakfast Burritos (During Regular Breakfast Hours) - - $1.99 Beef & Potato Burrito - - - - - - - - - $2.59 THURSDAY Taco Bravo ® ------------- $1.19 $3.69 $8.99 R001939238 FRIDAY Taco Salad 320-589-2133 108 Atlantic Ave. • Morris -------------SIX-PACK WEEKEND Six-Pack And A Pound - - - - - - - 50 Six Crispy Tacos or Beef Softshell and one pound of Potato Olés The Student Center the campus living r room oom The Student Center is the living room of the campus—the place where the entire campus community gathers and where you can always ﬁnd a buzz of activity. From tables with student groups advertising their events, to udents, faculty y, and staff waiting to vote, or give blood, or hear a speaker. It serves as a hallways lined with students, place to meet classmates, study for a test, get cash sh at the AT TM, pick up something some to satisfy your sweet tooth, or just hang out. The primary Student Center gathering spaces are orate campus history y. named to commemorate Turtle T u l Mountain urtle M i Cafe C f (TMC) TMC is named for the Turtle Mountain Indian Reservation in North Dakota, home to many of the ﬁrst students educated on the campus when it served as an American Indian boarding school in the late 1880s and early 1900s. In addition to serving delicious food, TMC is perfect as an informal meeting place for students, staf ff, f and professors. It is a major study zone in the evenings and on weekends. Edson Auditorium Edson Auditorium honors Allen W. Edson, an instructor of agricultural economics and superintendent of the West Central School of Agriculture and Experiment Station. Built in 1959, the auditorium is home to many special events, lectures, and concerts as well as the Performing Arts Series and ﬁlm screenings. Oyate Hall Oyate Hall is the site for many campus community celebrations and events. Oyate (pronounced oh ya’ tay) means “the people” in Lakota/Dakota. Oyate Hall can be divided into three rooms, identiﬁed as the Cougar Room (south section), University Room (center), and Alumni Room (north section). Louie’s Louie’ s Lower Level Louie’ ’s has been a traditional tra hangout since UMM was founded. Recently renovated, the new Louie’s now contains a 65” ﬂat screen TV V, a 7.1 surround sound, a 40-gallon ﬁsh tank/coffee table, chalk board announcement wall, and student organization storage spaces. Higbies Higbies combines the Information Desk with a coffee u Cof ffee. It is the place to ﬁnd ﬁn shop serving Caribou answers about campus services, organizations, academic life, and community events; or get stamps, snacks, study supplies, and Student Center locker of ffee rentals. Higbies is also the place to get quality cof beverages, smoothies, and even bubble tea! Check out the great pastries and inexpensive grab-andgo foods. Higbies is named in recognition of E. C. Higbie, the ﬁrst superintendent of the West Central School of Agriculture and Experiment Station. Other Student Center spaces: Area ea 24-Hour Study Lounge/Computer Ar A 24-Hour Study Lounge/Computer Area, located on the center’ ’s main level, is open around the clock, including holidays and semester breaks. The area includes a study area, a computer lab with Macs and PCs, a printer and copier, and vending machines. Water is available from a 200-gallon reverse osmosis water ﬁlter system via a water fountain and bottle reﬁlling station. The lower level of the Student Center is home to a number of organizations and programs, including: • Of Ofﬁce ﬁce of Student Activities, Confer Conferences, ences, and Special Events • Student Or Organization ganization Ar Area ea • Morris Campus Student Association (MCSA) • Campus Activities Council (CAC) • KUMM Radio • Academic Center for Enrichment (ACE) • Of ﬁce of Advising and Retention Ofﬁce The Of Ofﬁce fﬁ ﬁce of U University niversity R Relations elatio ons s can o ou uP Public liciz ze Yo Y our Campus C mpus E Event! Help Y You Publicize Your University Relations ns serves es as the communications comm communicat at tions and media me edia relations lations unit fo or the Morris campus. Students turn to University ty Relations for: • help publicizing izing campus ampus events, including in includ ding ing advertising adve ng and public pub rel lations; • assistance with news ne ews rel leases; • graphic design; • access to high-quality campus logos and nd photography; • photography hy services. servi ices. Find d University Univ Relations so on camp pus in the Welco ome e Ce enter or online at morris.umn.edu/ur morr rris.um mn.edu/urelations. 51 52 Gay Hall, 16-A (across from Health Services) 320-589-6061 The Wellness Center offers a variety of services for students to help relieve stress, improve health, and feel safe on campus. Resources include: • Books, pamphlets, and other literature on staying healthy physically, mentally, socially, and spiritually, • Free condoms and contraceptives, • A comfortable area where you can sit and reduce stress, • Student volunteers to whom you can simply talk during ofﬁce hours. Relationship and sexual health resources are provided in the Wellness Center to ensure that relationships remain healthy. Information promoting proper contraceptive use and positive relationship dynamics are offered in addition to counselors and student volunteers who are happy to talk with you about any life situation. Workshops facilitated by the Wellness Center include stress management, chronic pain and illness support groups, and empowerment workshops for women. The Violence Prevention Program (VPP), in collaboration with Someplace Safe, works to foster healthy relationships and prevent relationship violence and abuse against women and men on campus. It also assists victims of sexual assault, relationship abuse, stalking, and unsafe housing. VPP can assist students who have concerns about friends and family members who may be at risk. All information is conﬁdential, and legal advocacy is provided. The Wellness Center also offers a Suicide Prevention and Awareness Program that aims to help remove negative stigmas associated with suicide, improve recognition of warning signs, and provide help for those at risk. All students are encouraged to make use of the Wellness Center. It is a welcoming space that promotes the best of your well-being. Stay healthy. Stay safe. Wellness Center 53 Activities Fair 2013 Campus Mall (Dining Hall if raining) Browse and sign up for student organizations! Tuesday, August 27 • 5:30–7 p.m. FREE FOOD! Student Organizations With more than 85 student organizations, Morris has something for everyone. Check out all the clubs and organizations at morris.umn.edu/webbin/StudentActivities. pain shared, but comedy is the best medicine, so come down to Louie’s Lower Level and get ready to laugh and joke the tears away. BIG FRIEND/LITTLE FRIEND (BFLF)—BFLF is a community outreach program that pairs you up with a student from one of the local elementary schools. You get to spend time hanging out with your little and acting as a mentor to them. We also have monthly events and parties that everyone is encouraged to attend. This is a great way to get involved in the Morris community, and to make a positive impact on a child’s life. BIOLOGY CLUB (TRI-BETA)—Devoted to the furthering of interests in biology, this club incorporates all areas of the science. Activities include scheduled speakers, ﬁeldtrips, and fundraising. BLACK STUDENT UNION (BSU)—BSU seeks to promote unity and diversity among all ethnicities and cultures in the community. The group serves as a representative to share Black culture. All are welcome. BLOOD DRIVE COMMITTEE—Hosts three Red Cross blood drives each year. CAMPUS ACTIVITIES COUNCIL (CAC)—CAC is a student organization charged with providing educational, cultural, social, and recreational programming for the campus. The group encourages the development of leadership skills in its ﬁve committees (Concerts, Convocations, Films, Performing Arts, and Homecoming and Traditions). CATHOLIC CAMPUS MINISTRY (The Newman Center)— Seeks to build a caring Christian community through weekly fellowship meetings and by sponsoring spiritual, social, educational, and service activities. CHESS CLUB—This club strives to educate and engage the campus in playing the game of chess. ACM COMPUTER SCIENCE CLUB (ACM/CSCI)—Students interested in Computer Science exchange ideas and discuss areas not normally covered in the classroom. Highlights include guest speakers, ﬁeldtrips to prominent businesses, and internship seminars. AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY—As student afﬁliates of the national American Chemical Society, members promote chemistry-related activities, speakers, and ﬁeldtrips. AMERICAN INDIAN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING SOCIETY (AISES)—Nurtures the building of community by bridging science and technology with traditional Native values. ANIME CLUB—Dedicated to growing and sharing an interest in Japanese animation, including movies, TV series, and more! We meet on a weekly basis and focus on showcasing a variety of work, from the well-known to the obscure. Whether you’re a long-time fan or simply curious, feel free to stop by! ART CLUB—For anyone who likes art! Activities include hosting gallery openings, sponsoring art sales, guest speakers, and periodic trips to galleries and museums. ART HISTORY ASSOCIATION—For all students interested in art history, this group organizes informational sessions, ﬁeldtrips, speakers, and fundraisers. ARTEMIS FLEET—A club dedicated to the cooperative spaceship simulator Artemis. This is the ideal science ﬁction simulation experience if you are interested in ﬁctional space travel and ship management. ASIAN STUDENT ASSOCIATION (ASA)—ASA seeks to increase awareness of Asian cultures between Asian and nonAsian students. BAD MOVIE CLUB—The place to be for indulging the absolute worst in cinematic travesty. MSTies (you know who you are!) are heavily encouraged to come. There’s no pain like 54 Student Organizations, continued CIRCLE OF NATIONS INDIGENOUS ASSOCIATION (CNIA)— This is an organization dedicated to increasing awareness of American Indian cultures and issues. CLASSICS CLUB—A student-run club open to all students interested in anything classical. Focuses include Latin and Greek studies. COLLEGE BOWL—This group organizes a game between two teams in which team players must answer questions of academic trivia. UMM College Bowl travels around the state to compete with other teams. COLLEGE REPUBLICANS—This group promotes, supports, and participates in conservative and/or Republican ideologies and activities on the UMM campus and in the broader community. CONCERT CHOIR COUNCIL—This group represents the UMM Concert Choir, which rehearses for an hour every Monday through Friday. The choir performs at the annual Homecoming Concert and Annual Carol Concert, among others. The choir also tours annually in the spring. COUGAR KINK—Strives to inform and educate about alternative sexualities as well as to provide a place of community and connection for those who participate in or are interested in the fetish or kink lifestyles. CRAFTING CLUB—Explore all things crafting-related in this club. Some activities include knitting, crocheting, and other handmade crafting projects. Lessons will be offered at meetings. CULTURAL CONNECTIONS CLUB (3C)—3C emphasizes creating bonds and relationships between culturally diverse members of campus. Students involved will be able to learn about other cultures and meet with both domestic and international students. DANCE ENSEMBLE—This group provides an opportunity for students interested in dance to work together, create dance performances, and sponsor activities that further the availability of dance at UMM. They perform twice a year. DISABILITY ALLIANCE TEAM (D.A.T.)—D.A.T. raises awareness, educates the student body, and offers open discussion regarding disabilities. DOCTOR WHO SOCIETY—This organization explores the world and adventures in the popular science ﬁction series, Doctor Who. All are welcome to learn more about the Doctor’s travels. E-QUALITY—University of Minnesota Morris’s LGBTQ* group, provides not only a safe space for people of all gender and sexual identities to discuss LGBTQ* issues, but also strives to educate the campus and surrounding community about issues impacting queer people. We also organize queer events such as coming out week and pride week as well as social events such as one of the most anticipated campus events, the annual UMM drag show. EDUCATION MINNESOTA STUDENT PROGRAM (EMSP)— A group for elementary and secondary education majors. Our goal is to promote interest in and enthusiasm for the ﬁeld of education, provide information regarding educational issues, encourage professionalism in the ﬁeld of education, develop a stronger relationship with the surrounding school districts, and provide support for underclassmen who are pursing education majors. FENCING CLUB—This group is dedicated to Olympic-style fencing. Requires no prior experience, only a willingness to learn and practice. THE FINER THINGS CLUB—This organization intends to reﬁne the classical public liberal arts education through improving social etiquette. Activities include enjoying tea, having good conversation, and easing the transition to adulthood. (FLOATING) WORLD—Not only the sole literary publication on the UMM campus, but also a group dedicated to the connection and ﬂourishing of the literary community on campus—ﬁction and nonﬁction writers, poets, lyricists, and visual artists. Floating World allows for the publication of student work by the students themselves as well as hosts weekly workshops, readings, and creative events throughout the year. FOODLUMS—works for more local, humane, fair, and ecologically sound food on campus; has discussions on food, food production, and food policy; hosts events to raise awareness about food issues. FRENCH CLUB, “Entre Nous”—Entre Nous brings activities and performances to campus, and partners with French clubs of neighboring campuses to enjoy events. Entre Nous hosts a weekly/bi-weekly conversation table where students can meet other French-speaking students and practice French conversational skills. GEOLOGY CLUB—This group is the ideal way for students to meet with people interested in the history of the earth as recorded by rocks. GERMAN CLUB—Auf Deutsch, bitte!, the German Club, is an organization to foster unity among persons interested in German and to promote the German culture. GROUND QUIDDITCH—This group organizes the intense sports event inspired by the Harry Potter series. Teams “ﬂy” around on broomsticks trying to score goals. Are you a wizard? HONORS COUNCIL—The Honors Council aims to provide students with challenging, rewarding educational experiences to complement their liberal arts education. Students completing the Honors Program will be given their degree “with honors” in recognition of their distinction and work. IMPROV—Improv provides a free and informal opportunity for anyone and everyone to practice improvisational theatre. The group meets weekly and hosts auditions at the beginning of each year for the University’s ofﬁcial performing improv troupe, Breakfast for Dinner. 55 Student Organizations, continued INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS CLUB—This club prepares and sends a small group of delegates to represent different countries at various Model United Nations Conferences across the nation. INTERNATIONAL STUDENT ASSOCIATION—An association interested in creating opportunities for international students to interact with the campus community. They facilitate activities that raise awareness of issues concerning international students and American students interested in studying abroad. INTERVARSITY CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP—An opportunity for students of various denominations to learn together from the Bible, encourage each other in following Jesus Christ, and spread the Good News. Large group meetings include worship, Bible teaching, and drama; close-knit small groups focus on in-depth Bible study and prayer. IVCF also sponsors student-led retreats, mission trips, and campus events. INVENT SCIENCE MAGIC (ISM)—educates students in the magic of science. Student will then share this magic with the Morris community. People will recognize the potential of science through ISM activities. JANE ADDAMS—works to bring different groups in the community together. We work speciﬁcally with students and members of the emerging Latino community in Morris with the goal of spreading cultural awareness and appreciation. It’s a great opportunity to learn or practice speaking Spanish, get to know community members, and make new friends. We meet every Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. in Imholte 111. JAPAN CLUB (NIHON HIROBA)— Nihon Hiroba is dedicated to teaching its members about Japanese culture and language. Each meeting consists of a Japanese culture related activity or presentation, then lessons in basic Japanese. Search “Japan Club - UMM” to visit the club’s Facebook page! JAZZ ENSEMBLE COUNCIL—A group involved in organizing one of the strongest jazz programs in the Midwest. The bands perform at a variety of formal functions, festivals, clinics, performing arts series, and other private events. Each spring, UMM brings in world-famous guest artists who perform with the jazz bands as part of Jazz Fest. JOURNAL CLUB—Students interested in creating journal articles can meet with Journal Club where they will develop skills to effectively research, collaborate, and critique with each other on articles in the life sciences. KUMM, the U-90 Alternative, 89.7 FM, Student Radio—KUMM is an entirely student-run radio station which broadcasts 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Students are involved with the station both as on-air DJs and in departments such as news and publicity. LACROSSE AT UMM—The Lacrosse club provides the opportunity to those interested in playing lacrosse to learn about and participate in the sport. LEAGUE OF LEGENDS CLUB—This organization is devoted to the popular online video game, League of Legends. Interested students can play and learn from each other in this teamworkoriented environment. Campus tournaments with prizes are routinely held each year. LUTHERAN CAMPUS MINISTRY—This group offers a weekly fellowship and faith sharing event called Unwinders, a quarterly Bible study, a “peer ministry” program that develops student leadership skills, and actively co-sponsors a variety of oncampus events. LCM is headquartered at The Christus House just off campus on Second Street. LUTHERAN STUDENT FELLOWSHIP—This group guides students in their Christian faith according to the practices of the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod (LCMS). The group provides a place to discuss thoughts and concerns about current events and issues students encounter in relation to faith. MAGIC THE GATHERING CLUB—Provides students interested in Magic: the Gathering with a fun place to play with like minded individuals. MANAGEMENT /ECONOMICS CLUB—This club is for students majoring in, minoring in, or interested in management and economics. Lectures and discussions on issues relating to economics and business are presented on campus. MARTIAL ARTS AND SPORT SPARRING ORGANIZATION— The purpose of this club is to instruct students in mixed martial arts. Members practice sparring, wrestling, ground ﬁghting, and practice real-life application of the striking arts. The group also delves into use of martial arts weaponry and defense against street weaponry. MATH CLUB—a great way to learn more about the mathematics program including faculty, classes, and course material. We also play fun logic games-many times having tournaments-and watch a movie or two. We accept all students: math majors, physics majors, art majors, undecided majors. Come and join in on the discussions and games! MEININGENS—This is the student theatre group. The group provides an arena for students to be involved in all aspects of the theatre. Meiningens produces an annual show that is completely student-run as well as produces staged readings and other theatre events throughout the year. MEN OF MORRIS—The purpose of this organization is to establish an association of Morris community members who are committed to developing and sustaining a sense of respect and responsibility among the male leaders and role models in both the on- and off-campus communities. MINNESOTA PUBLIC INTEREST RESEARCH GROUP (MPIRG)—A grassroots, nonpartisan, nonproﬁt, studentdirected organization that empowers and trains students and engages the community to take collective action in the public interest throughout the state of Minnesota. Students work together to plan successful campaigns, alongside MPIRG staff and UMM administrators. Our chapter has recently increased sales of sweatshop-free clothing in our bookstore, as well as played a vital role in the expansion of composting on and off campus. MOCK TRIAL—This group is a team that prepares arguments for mock court cases. Members play the roles of attorneys and witnesses, and the teams compete against teams from other colleges throughout the state and country. 56 Student Organizations, continued MORRIS CAMPUS STUDENT ASSOCIATION (MCSA)—UMM’s central student governance body. Student representatives work year round serve and advocate for students. Our goal is to provide a student voice on important campus issues and to collaborate with students, faculty, and staff to make UMM an even better place! Forum takes place every Monday at 6 p.m. in the Cow Palace. We hope to see you there! MORRIS COMMUNITY CHURCH CAMPUS MINISTRIES (MCCCM)—Students interested in getting more involved in local churches and fellowships can join MCCCM club to ﬁnd opportunities, such as mentorship, near campus. MORRIS FEMINISTS—Exists to challenge patriarchy as it is manifested in male domination, sexism, heteronormativity, and homophobia at UMM, in the Morris community, and broader society. MORRIS FREETHINKERS—Strives to A) advance the knowledge of the University community by hosting speakers, discussions, and public screenings of educational ﬁlms; and B) to produce an open and friendly community for theists and non-theists alike. MORRIS HISTORY ASSOCIATION—The Morris History Association is aimed towards students with an interest in history. All students of all majors are welcome to join and learn more about the past. MORRIS LOCKSPORT—provides an environment where students can learn about the principles of lock picking, how to make lock picks, how various locking mechanisms work, how to defeat and improve locking mechanisms through demonstrations and participation, and can gather to pick locks they own or have permission to pick in a legal setting. THE MORRIS NORTHSTAR—The Morris Northstar is an alternative student-produced newspaper published on a monthly basis. MY LITTLE PONY CLUB—Revels in the awesomeness that is My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic and spread the message of My Little Pony and friendship to campus. NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR MUSIC EDUCATION (NAME)—NAME is a professional organization that offers a multitude of opportunities for the aspiring music educator, including conferences at the state and national levels, monthly teaching updates and materials, and numerous other resources. This organization is a great opportunity for anyone pursuing a career in music education. NORDIC SKI CLUB—This club brings cross-country skiing to UMM students. Students at all experience levels are welcome to join in the ﬁtness and recreational aspects through ski trips, social events, and other ﬁtness activities. NORML—The National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws group is primarily focused on raising awareness of the need to reform our country’s policies on marijuana. NORML supports decrimninalization and legalization of medicinal and personal marijuana use and does so by raising awareness in fundraising, petitioning, and lobbying. ORGANIC GARDENING CLUB—A great way to learn about gardening, cooking, and the food world of Morris. Throughout the school year, we plan out the garden for the summer, have cooking/baking parties, and tour greenhouses and nearby farms. Then when summer roles around, you can ﬁnally see and taste all the amazing fruits and vegetables that have been planted! Everyone is welcome and no experience is needed, just interest and enthusiasm! OUTDOOR CLUB—This group promotes outdoor activities through hosting open climbing and camping trips. PAINTBALL CLUB—This club is dedicated to playing and promoting the sport of paintball by regularly meeting to play both on campus and at tournaments around the state. PEER HEALTH EDUCATORS—This club is run through the Wellness Center located in Gay Hall and provides information on health-related issues through different events, ﬂoor programs, tabling activities, and an annual speaker. PHILOSOPHY CLUB—Morris’s Philosophy Club holds discussions on various philosophical topics. All students of all majors and experience are welcome to join in on weekly discussions and learn more about philosophy. PI SIGMA ALPHA—Pi Sigma Alpha is the national honors society of political science. To become a member, you must take several upper-division political science classes and retain a high GPA. PSA has hosted a state House/Senate debate. POKEMON CLUB—The Pokemon Club exists to challenge everyone to be the very best like no one ever was. To catch them is our real quest to train them is our cause. We wish to collect a group of like-minded individuals and bind them with our collective love for pokemon. POM SQUAD—Pom, a performance squad with a hip hop background, encourages UMM school spirit and performs for crowds at sports events. PRAIRIE PAGANS—This student organization provides open discussion and learning on pagan beliefs, writing, and ideas. PRE-HEALTH AND VETERINARY CLUB—All pre-professional students can get involved in this club to network with other students and the pre-professional community within Morris. PSI CHI—This is the UMM chapter of the International Honor Society in Psychology and has the purpose of encouraging, stimulating, and maintaining excellence in scholarship and advancing the science of psychology. PSYCHOLOGY CLUB—promote members’ general knowledge of psychology and provides extracurricular activities which allow this knowledge to be used. Open to all UMM students interested in psychology, not just majors. ROLE PLAYING GAMES CLUB—This club offers multiple campaigns for interested players to join, as well as opportunities to be a Dungeon Master. RUGBY TEAM, MEN’S (MUD DAUBERS)—The purpose of the rugby team is to instruct, teach, and promote the sport of union rugby through the student body and community. 57 SADDLE CLUB—This is an organization for students interested in horses. Through the Saddle Club, students may apply to bring their horse to stay in the Saddle Club Barn, get involved in horse-related activities, and meet others who share their passion for equine companions. SIGMA TAU DELTA—This is the International English Honor Society that recognizes students in undergraduate, graduate, and professional studies who excel in the ﬁeld of English literature, literacy, and linguistics. UMM’s chapter, Alpha Lamda Xi, includes involvement in Banned Books Week, Halloween and St. Patrick’s Day Readings, and service projects. Internships, conferences, and professional opportunities are available through the national organization. SIGN LANGUAGE CLUB—A club for students interested in American Sign Language (ASL). SMASH! CLUB—This is a club designed to promote harmony through the common interest of video games. SOCIOLOGY AND ANTHROPOLOGY SOCIETY—Our society is designed to promote the wealth of knowledge found in the disciplines of sociology and anthropology. The society’s purpose is to network with other students, practice the skills involved with both disciplines, attend professional conferences, and most important of all, have a good time doing it. SOS BRIGADE—The SOS Brigade is an alternative group for students who ﬁnd all other orgs boring. Activities include, but aren’t limited to solving mysteries/creating culturally signiﬁcant ﬁlm/television programs, participating in the community, raising awareness of the paranormal slice-of-life activities, and several other exciting endeavors. STUDENT DFL—The purpose of this group is to get Democrats elected. Student DFL strives to make politics fun and interesting to target the demographic of 18–24 year old voters. STUDENTS AGAINST CANCER—Initiates and supports programs of the American Cancer Society in an effort to support those affected by and eliminate cancer. The club holds awareness events, bake sales, and other fundraisers to contribute to the ﬁght against cancer. STUDENTS TODAY LEADERS FOREVER—This group revolves around leadership and its development through community service here in Morris and around the country. STLF strives toward the mission to follow one’s dreams in a nonjudgmental atmosphere, and to spread idealism and optimism. SWING CLUB—This club meets every week to swing dance. All experience levels are welcome as fall semesters are dedicated to beginner techniques, and spring semesters are dedicated to lifts. SYMPHONIC WINDS COUNCIL—With approximately 70 musicians (majors and non-majors), Symphonic Winds performs eight concerts on campus during each academic year. Membership is open to all Morris students, faculty, and staff as well as interested community members. TAEKWONDO CLUB—This club provides a safe and fun learning environment in which UMM students, faculty, staff, and Morris area community members can learn the Korean martial art of Taekwondo. Involvement includes beneﬁts in physical and mental health as well as cultural knowledge. ULTIMATE FRISBEE CLUB—This club is open to anyone interested in the sport who is willing to have fun while playing. Members of all skill level are welcome. UNITED STUDENTS FOR AFRICA—Strives to raise awareness about African issues and to educate the campus and the surrounding communities about African cultures and their ways of living. UNIVERSITY REGISTER—Publishing approximately 12 issues per semester, the UR is the weekly campus newspaper providing a source of news, entertainment, and upcoming campus events. VAMOS JUNTOS—Vamos Juntos- seeks to promote the usage and practice of the Spanish language. We have biweekly meetings and sponsor activities throughout the year, including a fall “Dia de los Muertos” dance, a yearly ﬁeld trip to the cities for a cultural activity and other fun activities throughout the year such as board game or movie nights. We also help to sponsor a weekly Spanish conversation table comprised of students, faculty, and community members. VOCES UNIDAS (UNITED LATINOS)—This is an organization that aims to raise awareness and encourage understanding of various Latin cultures. Composed of students of many ethnicities, this club is open to anyone interested. Meetings are conducted in English. WOMEN OF COLOR ASSOCIATION (WOCA)—This group’s goal is to create unity, identity, and a sense of belonging for women of all color. It provides a safe haven and a place to learn about one’s own and others’ cultures and to promote equality and a positive self-image. WOMEN’S RUGBY—promotes student participation in the fast growing sport of rugby. We have weekly practices, home and away games, as well as at least three overnight trips a year. We love experienced players, but most of the students who join are new to rugby so everyone is welcome to join. Women’s Rugby is a good opportunity to try something new and make some great friends. WORSHIP AND WORD AS JESUS’ DISCIPLES (WWJD)—The purpose of this organization shall be to provide a means for students to explore Christianity more deeply. 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R001940270 61 Acronym Glossary AFRC: The Activities Fee Review Committee allocates the student activity fee to Morris student organizations for activities and events. The student activity fee allows student organizations to do exceptional things and keeps the price of events down-some are free! APAS: The Academic Progress Audit System is a computerized report that provides information about completing degree and licensure requirements. It is accessible under the “Degree Planning” category at http://onestop.morris.umn.edu/. CA: Community Advisers are fun and funky upperclassmen who work in the residence halls. They help to build a community in the residence halls, which makes life easier and more fun for the residents. CAC: Members of the Campus Activities Council’s committees (Films, Concerts, Convocations, Homecoming & Traditions, and Performing Arts) plan and coordinate tons of programming and activities each semester. Most events are free. CSN: The Cougar Sports Network is a free, easy-to-use portal for enjoying UMM athletic events on the Internet. The UMM Cougar Sports Network utilizes the latest in web technology to bring UMM Cougar athletics to Cougar fans around the globe. Check out live streams of Cougar sports games at http://csn.morris.umn.edu/ CST: The Center for Small Towns acts as a link between the University and the surrounding region. It helps to address the challenges and opportunities facing rural communities and uses the University’s resources to assist them in facing these issues. EDI: Equity, Diversity and Intercultural programs work with campus and community partners to provide academic, social and cultural support services and programs. EDI promotes inclusive diversity and intercultural competence, engaging students as global citizens. GER: General Education Requirements provide the framework for your liberal arts education at Morris. The GERs are designed to help you build intellectual skills and to look at issues from more than one perspective. LGBTQ: UMM has an incredibly active lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning/queer community. Groups like Equality and the QIC (queer issues committee) work to promote an understanding of and equal rights for queer people. Pride Week happens every spring on campus, including an epic Drag Show. IM: More than half of the campus participates in intramural sports. Join in the fun, and if your team wins you will receive the coveted “Morris Intramural Champion” T-shirt. Entry deadline for session I is September 4th, pick up a form in the Ofﬁce of Student Activities! ISP: The International Student Program works with the International Student Association to assist international students studying at UMM. ISP offers many cultural programs and events throughout the year. LTC: The Language Teaching Center, located in the lower level of the Humanities building, holds a ton of resources to help your foreign language learning. MSP: The Multi-Ethnic Student Program works on racial/ethnic identity development, recruitment and retention of students of color, community development, cultural enrichment, academic outreach, and advocacy. NTS: Non-traditional students have taken some time off between high school and college, and have valuable life experiences to share. Campus also has PSEO (post secondary education opportunity) students on campus. These are high school students who are taking advantage of an awesome opportunity to receive college credit. OGL: Orientation Group Leaders are dedicated upper class students who want you to feel at home here at Morris. Born with a dazzling sense of fashion, they are the ones wearing the super-cool shirts and leading small groups of ﬁrst-year students through their Orientation experience. Feel free to stop any of them if you have a question! ORL: The Ofﬁce of Residential Life coordinates on-campus living and can help with anything from roommate assignments to applications to be a community adviser. Located in Gay Hall. RAD: Rape-Aggression Defense courses are offered by UMM Campus Police. Female students can go through a comprehensive course of realistic, self-defense tactics and techniques. Register for Sports Studies and Athletics 1224: Wellness Skills R.A.D.-Basic Self-Defense System if interested. TA: Teaching assistants are upper class students who assist faculty by leading discussion groups, assisting with labs, etc. URS: The Undergraduate Research Symposium is an opportunity for UMM students to present their research or creative activity to peers, faculty and family while reaching far beyond the campus community. UMM excels in undergraduate research, with opportunities likes the UROP (undergraduate research opportunity project). Talk to your adviser or visit the ACE Ofﬁce for more information on research. 62 1. Welcome Center Softball Fields Baseball Field e Lan rie Prai 2. Humanities Fine Arts 3. Pine Hall To Hwy 59 East Parking Lot Practice Field 25 23 24 ive Dr ni um l A Track 4. Humanities 5. Camden Hall 6. Saddle Club Barn 7. Green Prairie Living and Learning Community 7 19 20 22 21 18 Central Parking Lot Tug Lake 26 8. John Q. Imholte Hall 9. Behmler Hall 10. Blakely Hall 6 North Parking Lot 8 Cougar Circle 9 10 17 11. Spooner Hall South Parking Lot 11 Avenida De CĂŠsar Chavez 12. Education 13. Multi-Ethnic Resource Center 1 5 Campus Mall 12 13 14. Science 15. Rodney A. Briggs Library Soccer Field 2 16 63 15 14 4 To Seventh Street 16. Student Center 17. Clayton A. Gay Hall 18. Dining Hall 19. David C. Johnson Independence Hall co Se 3 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive 20. On-Campus Apartments nd ee Str Handicapped Parking West Parking Lot 21. Physical Education Center t Visitor Parking 22. Regional Fitness Center 23. Heating Plant 24. Biomass GasiďŹ cation Facility 25. North and South Annexes Fourth St North reet College Avenue 27 Third St reet 26. Big Cat Stadium 27. LaFave House Building Glossary Numbers below reference campus map on previous page. BEHMLER HALL (9) Basement: Computing Services—see Technology page earlier in booklet. 1st ﬂoor: Student One Stop—The Student One Stop helps students manage the business of being a student through friendly, professional, quality service. Our integrated, multifunctional services support the diverse needs of Morris students. We answer questions about ﬁnancial aid, billing, FAFSA, registration, deadlines, student employment, parent/guest access, and more. 2nd ﬂoor: Business Ofﬁce—the ﬁnancial heart of UMM. This is where you can make your tuition and fee payments in person. You can also cash a personal check, buy a parking pass, obtain Notary services and get a U-Card here. Ofﬁce of the Registrar—provides services in support of UMM’s academic community. Is the steward of your permanent academic record and handles transcript requests. Can assist with registration, your process toward a degree, general education requirements and transfer credits. Student Counseling—see page earlier in booklet BRIGGS LIBRARY (15) See Briggs pages earlier in booklet. Third ﬂoor: Ofﬁce of Academic Success—works to ensure that all students have access to academic supports and resources. Coordinates peer tutoring and drop-in study rooms. Offers workshops promoting academic skills throughout the year and also provides one-on-one academic counseling. Disability Services—housed in the Ofﬁce of Academic Success. For more information on the program visit morris.umn.edu/academicsuccess/disability. Can provide accommodations to ensure success in the classroom. 4th ﬂoor: Quiet ﬂoor—shhh! CAMDEN (5) Lower Level: Campus Police—available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. They provide support and escorts and answer questions. After hours they can be reached at 320-287-1601. GAY HALL (17) Houses students like a regular residence hall but also houses... Ground ﬂoor tower 1: Health Services—stop by if you’re ever feeling under the weather. A team of medical professionals can provide free outpatient care and consultation. Call 320-589-6070 for a physician appointment and for a full list of services provided. Wellness Center—promotes student health and wellness in all forms. Home to a wealth of resources and information about health and wellness including ofﬁce hours with staff and student volunteers. Offers healthy living workshops throughout the year tailored to the college lifestyle. Ground ﬂoor tower 2: Ofﬁce of Residential Life—oversees on-campus living. Coordinates Community Advisers and Hall Directors and a ton of on-campus activities. MULTI-ETHNIC RESOURCE CENTER (MERC) (13) 1st ﬂoor: RCGWS—holds information, resources and is a meeting location for organizations related to gender, women and sexuality. This space has interns, ofﬁce hours and works closely with Commission on Women, Queer Issues Committee and the Violence Prevention Program on campus. Topics such as gender, equality, empowerment, and sexual violence prevention/awareness are often discussed in this space University Register Ofﬁce—the headquarters of the campus newspaper. Infamous for late Wednesday night writing sessions for printing on Thursday. 2nd Floor: Ofﬁce of Equity Diversity and Intercultural Programs (EDI)—facilitates UMM’s International Student Program (ISP) and Multi-Ethnic Student Programs (MSP). Puts on World Touch Cultural Heritage Week, featuring the Circle of Nation Indigenous Association’s Powwow, every spring and the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service. Manages use of the MERC Conference Room and MSP Lounge. 64 REGIONAL FITNESS CENTER (RFC) (22) Lower level Gymnasium—a place to play basketball, badminton or volleyball. Balls and nets can be rented out at the front desk in the lobby. Recreational and Competition Pools—available for lap and recreational swimming. Accessible through the locker rooms. Check the schedule in the lobby for hours. Upper level Fitness Room—2,500 sq. ft. of equipment and stretching/ functional ﬁtness space. Indoor track—with lanes for walking and jogging. Lobby—location of the front desk. Equipment can be checked out here. Also a great place to ﬁnd out about the many ﬁtness classes the RFC has to offer. STUDENT CENTER (16) Lower level: Academic Advising—see Academic Advising page Academic Center for Enrichment (ACE)—see ACE page Career Services—see Career Services page KUMM—the headquarters of the campus radio station. Broadcasts 24/7 at 89.7 FM and kumm.org. Sign up for a show at the Activities Fair and with a little bit of training you can become a certiﬁed dj! Louie’s Lower Level—see Student Center page MCSA Ofﬁce—home of your student government. Representatives frequently hold ofﬁce hours and students are always welcome to drop in. Ofﬁce of Student Activities, Conferences and Special Events—organizes a number of large campus programs and events, supports the leaders of Morris student organizations, and coordinates life in the Student Center. Upper level—see Student Center page SCIENCE AND MATH BUILDING (14) 1st ﬂoor— accessible through the Student Center tunnel Bookstore—sells textbooks, school supplies, ofﬁcial UMM gear and much more. Career Services—see Career Services page Duplicating Services—equipped to meet all of your printing and copying needs. Post Ofﬁce—free on-campus mail service and United States Postal Service incoming and outgoing mail every weekday. Every student is assigned a post ofﬁce box upon registration. Post ofﬁce boxes are located in the tunnel connecting the Student Center and Science and Math Building. WELCOME CENTER (1) 2nd ﬂoor Center for Small Towns—acts as a link between the University and this region. It helps to address the challenges and opportunities facing rural communities and uses the University’s resources to assist them in facing these issues. Community Engagement—this ofﬁce seeks to engage UMM with the Morris community. If you’re looking for volunteer opportunities this ofﬁce is a great place to start. They offer programs like English as a Second Language (ESL) classes and Teaching Reading and Engaging Children and events like Soup and Substance, Bread and Bowls and the Fall Day of Service. 65 Mike Super—September 7 Susan Werner— Werner—The Hayseed Pr Project oject t—October — 12 Zenon Dance—November 2 o ongues— ngues—January 25 Speaking in T Tongues—January Aquila Theatre—February e—February 22 The Aquila Theatre presentation is s supported by the Arts Midwest To ouring Fund, a program of Arts Midwest that is funded by the National Endowment for the Arts, with additional contributions from the Minnesota State Arts Board and General Mills Foundation. 66 67 68