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IBM T-20 LAPTOP COMPUTERS AVAILABLE FOR INDIVIDUAL PURCHASES
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SAS BUILDING WINTER RECESS/SPRING SEMESTER HOURS
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Student Union Winter Break Hours
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Pay Date Change
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Men's Home Basketball Games Over Break
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London Summer Program
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IBM T-20 LAPTOP COMPUTERS AVAILABLE FOR INDIVIDUAL PURCHASES
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THE FOLLOWING OFFER IS EXCLUSIVELY FOR UNIVERSITY OF AKRON FACULTY, STAFF AND STUDENTS. . .

Used IBM T-20 laptop computers are available for sale to all current students, faculty, staff and departments for individual purchases for $500 plus sales tax. Orders must be placed by Dec. 29. Payment is due when the order is made.

To purchase one of the 300 available machines, visit Computer Solutions on the third floor of the Student Union by Dec. 23 to pay for and receive your laptop computer.

NOTE: Computer Solutions will be closed from Dec. 24 to Jan. 5. To place an order between Dec. 24 and Dec. 29, send an e-mail note to compstore@uakron.edu. A laptop will be held for you. Laptops purchased through e-mail may be picked up after Jan. 5.

PLEASE DO NOT INCLUDE ANY SECURE INFORMATION IN YOUR E-MAIL SUCH AS CREDIT CARD NUMBER, EXPIRATION DATE AND THE NAME ON THE CARD.

Here is the software included: OS Windows 2000 Professional, DVD Express and Cisco Client.

Here are the hardware specifications:

PIII 700 MB processor
128 MB RAM
12 GB hard drive
8 MB video
Cisco 340 wireless card
DVD 6X player
Floppy drive
Integrated 10/100 Ethernet card
56K modem
14.1-inch display
AC adapter
Battery

Available Options:

Software for Students: Windows XP Pro, $20; and Office 2003 Pro, $30. (Faculty and staff should contact Computer Solutions for software prices.)

One year of warranty service, $99 (Part # 69P9199)

128 MB memory upgrade, $60 (Part # 20L0255) ‹ Recommended for Windows XP

ThinkPad T Series lithium-ion battery, $110 (Part # 02K6649)

MacAfee Virus Scan, $2.

The laptops are sold as is and have no warranty service, unless additional warranty is purchased at the time the laptop is received. For more information, contact Computer Solutions at ext. 5308.
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SAS BUILDING WINTER RECESS/SPRING SEMESTER HOURS Dec. 19 - Jan. 4
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During the winter recess, December 14 – January 4 (excluding University Holidays), the offices located in the SAS Building will be open:

Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm.

Beginning January 5, normal business hours for the SAS Building will resume:

Monday, Thursday, Friday – 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Tuesday and Wednesday – 8:00 am – 6:30 pm



Beginning January 12, offices located in the One-Stop Service Center of the SAS Building will be open:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday – 8:00 am – 6:30 pm

Thursday and Friday – 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Beginning January 20, normal business hours will resume.
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Student Union Winter Break Hours Dec. 19 - Jan. 4
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STUDENT UNION

Building Hours:
Monday - Saturday [7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.]

Information Center:
Monday - Saturday [7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.]

BOOKSTORE

Monday - Friday [8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.]

COMPUTER SOLUTIONS (Closed Dec. 24 - Jan. 4)

Monday - Friday [8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.]

DOCUZIP

Monday - Friday [8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.]

FIFTH THIRD BANK

Monday - Thursday [9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.]
Friday [9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.]

SIZZLING ZONE

Burger Zone:
Monday - Friday [7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.]

Italian Zone:
Monday - Thursday [10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.]
Friday [10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.]

SUBWAY

Monday - Friday [7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.]

ZEE'S CONVENIENCE STORE

Monday - Saturday [7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.]

ZIP CARD OFFICE

Monday - Friday [8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.]
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Pay Date Change Dec. 23
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This is a reminder to all staff, students and graduate assistants that the pay date has been changed to Tuesday, Dec. 23 instead of Friday, Dec. 26. The payroll office will be closed Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. The faculty or monthly pay date remains the same — Dec. 31.
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Men's Home Basketball Games Over Break
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Here is the schedule of men's home games in Rhodes Arena during winter break:

Dec. 30 – Wright State, 7 p.m.
Jan. 3 – Western Michigan, 7 p.m.
Jan. 7 – Northern Illinois, 7 p.m.

Tickets for faculty and staff are as follows: Lower Reserve, $12 ($3 savings); Upper Reserve, $11 ($2 savings); and General Admission, $7 ($3 savings). All tickets can be purchased at the Rhodes Arena Ticket Office or by calling ext. 6920.
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London Summer Program May 10 - June 18
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STUDY IN LONDON THIS SUMMER
At Huron University USA in London
General Information

SUMMER I
May 17 – June 11 (Option to stay till June 18)
Optional week in Paris beginning May 10 to earn course credit
Courses offered:
International Marketing
International Business Practicum
International Business Special Topics
International Business Independent Study
Internships and other classes available to fill elective requirements!


Estimated Cost: $2,499
Includes housing and tuition

For additional information, contact
Douglas Hausknecht, Ph.D., Associate Professor
Department of Marketing & International Business
College of Business Administration, CBA 323
The University of Akron
Phone 330-972-5892 or
e-mail hauskne@uakron.edu









Location: London, England

Contact Information:
Dr. Douglas Hausknecht
hauskne@uakron.edu
330-972-5892
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How to Get Your Information In Zipmail
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The University of Akron's Zipmail is a compilation of University announcements for University students, sent each Friday unless circumstances require otherwise. The deadline for submissions to be considered by the University is 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday.

Zipmail is a University of Akron communication vehicle established for the benefit of The University of Akron to communicate with its students. Items will be accepted for publication only when the University is directly involved in the activity through participation, sponsorship, or partnership with one of its recognized organizations, colleges or departments. The University reserves the right to edit or to refuse to run any submission for any reason. Zipmail is not, nor is it intended to be, a public forum or a limited public forum. Questions about the implementation of this policy may be directed to zipmail@uakron.edu.

Items to be considered for inclusion in Zipmail should be sent through the Zipmail Event Submission Form. Due to the volume of submissions received, items will not run more than one time.

Questions about specific announcements should be made to the contact person/department/organization listed in the announcement.Your event will automatically be forwarded to the University's online calendar. The Zipmail Coordinator can be reached at x2837.
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