Friday, April 3, 2020

Update: Course grading changes, course withdrawal deadlines extended

The Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost has announced extended deadlines for grading basis changes from A/F to S/N, as well as for withdrawal from Spring Semester 2020 courses. The deadline to change your grading basis for any course has been extended to Thursday, April 30, and the last day to cancel classes without college approval has been extended to Friday, May 1.

Academic Success Center help services are available online

Looking for a tutor, academic coaching or other academic help? The Academic Success Center services, including tips for online learning and visits with peer consultants, are now available online.

Attend the 'Hire Big 10 Plus Virtual Career Fair' on Tuesday, April 14

Meet top employers and discover new opportunities in an online environment during the Big 10 Plus Virtual Career Fair on Tuesday, April 14, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. The event is free for students and alumni across all majors and degrees.

UMN Makers host virtual workshops throughout April

Although Anderson Student Innovation Labs remain closed due to COVID-19, the Anderson Labs team is joining several other University-wide makerspaces in hosting virtual workshops for the rest of the semester.

Attend a MN Cup competition virtual info session Tuesday, April 7

MN Cup, the largest statewide new startup competition in the United States, is now accepting applications for 2020. There is even a specific category for students. Attend a virtual information session on Tuesday, April 7 and apply by Friday, April 17.

Enter the BizPitch contest by Friday, April 10

Win up to $1,000 for the best new business idea in the 2020 BizPitch contest. Undergraduate students will compete in a 90-second contest online to pitch their ideas to a panel of entrepreneurs and investors. Apply by Friday, April 10.

Register for 'Women and Power in the Workplace' webinar on Wednesday, April 8

The University of Minnesota Alumni Association (UMAA) will host the webinar "Women and Power in the Workplace," a panel discussion with women in various industries, on Wednesday, April 8, at noon. Two of the four panelists are CSE alumnae.

Stay creative with three easy projects to make at home

Missing your access to the University Libraries Breakerspace? Stay crafty with three easy projects that can be completed with basic supplies at home.