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Pursuing a law degree in fall 2005? Apply for graduation now!
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Check your summer 2005 course schedules on ZipLine
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The Zip Card at Wayne College!
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Two win iPods for participating in survey
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Now available – UA athletic logo license plate!
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English department enrollment notice
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Get cash back for your books
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Associated Student Government Senate positions available
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Mother's Day is Sunday, May 8
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Mother's Day buffet at the Martin University Center
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Student Union exam-week hours
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Free baked cinnamon sticks from Pizza Hut
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Ice cream study break
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No late fees during finals at Planet Underground!
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SRWC and ONAT extended hours during finals week!
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Aloha late-night study break
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Residence Hall Council director positions available
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Free basketball clinic
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Additional position available at the Buchtelite
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Pursuing a law degree in fall 2005? Apply for graduation now!
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** SPECIAL NOTICE TO LAW STUDENTS **

If you plan to graduate at the end of the fall 2005 term with a law degree, you will need to apply for graduation by Monday, May 16. Graduation application forms may be obtained in the School of Law.

Graduation applications may be faxed to 330-972-8632, delivered in person to the Office of the University Registrar located in Simmons Hall 120, or mailed to the Office of the University Registrar, Attn: Graduation Services, The University of Akron, Akron, OH 44325-6208.

Those who apply on time will avoid a $100 late fee and the need to present a memo of late permission from their dean. Questions regarding the graduation application process may be directed to the Graduation Services office at commencement@uakron.edu or 330-972-8300 (choose option #6).


Location: http://www.uakron.edu/registrar/GradLaw.php

Contact Information:
Office of the University Registrar
Registrar@uakron.edu
330-972-8300
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Check your summer 2005 course schedules on ZipLine
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Students are encouraged to check their summer 2005 schedules on ZipLine. Click on the ZipLine button located in the lower right corner of The University of Akron's home page at http://www.uakron.edu/ and log in with your UANet ID and password. Click on the "Students" tab, select "Academics" from the list and then select "View My Class Schedule." Information regarding your course meeting times, days and room location is given in real time (all information is up to date as your retrieve it).

Students may access a computer from many locations on campus including:

Simmons Hall - Lobby and University College;
Student Union - Laptop Check-Out and Kiosks;
Residence Halls - Computer Labs;
Carroll Hall - Adult Focus Office, Room 55;
Bierce Library - Computer Labs and Laptop Check-Out;
The Polsky Building - Room 192;
Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences building - Computer Lab Room 103B and Kiosks in Atrium; and
College of Business Administration Building - Room 412G.

The Office of the University Registrar is now e-mailing classroom change information to enrolled students using their UANet e-mail address. It is recommended that students check their UANet e-mail often for any important messages from the University.

Questions regarding your course schedule may be directed to the Office of the University Registrar at Registrar@uakron.edu or 330-972-8300 (choose option #4 for Registration).


Location: http://www.uakron.edu/registrar/

Contact Information:
Office of the University Registrar
Registrar@uakron.edu
330-972-8300
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The Zip Card at Wayne College!
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Did you know that you can now deposit money onto your Zip Card at the cashier's office at Wayne College? You can! What a convenience!

And you can register your Zip Card for free at Zippy Rewards. We will keep track of all your purchases on and off campus, and you will begin earning two Zippy Rewards for every dollar that you spend! Then you redeem those points for free, cool merchandise!


Location: Wayne College

Contact Information:
Zip Card Office
zipcard@uakron.edu
330-972-5637
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Two win iPods for participating in survey
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Congratulations to Nathan P. Hoerig and Sunil Kumar Derasriya for winning iPods in a random drawing connected to a recent student survey on summer classes. More than 3,000 students participated in the survey, the results of which will be used to improve summer programming. Student Affairs thanks all who participated in the survey.
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Now available – UA athletic logo license plate!
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Together with the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles, the Alumni Association is proud to offer the Collegiate License Plate Program. Students who live in Ohio can purchase special license plates featuring either the seal of the University or the A-Roo athletic mark. The cost is just $35 in addition to your annual vehicle registration fee. A portion of the cost is used to support scholarships for students. To learn more, please visit the Alumni Association online at http://www.uakron.eduonlinecommunity.com/licenseplates.htm!

Contact Information:
Alumni Association
alumni@uakron.edu
330-972-7270
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English department enrollment notice
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Students wishing to register for English courses for summer 2005 and fall 2005 who have difficulty with computer registration may contact the staff in Olin 301 or call 330-972-7470 for assistance in enrolling for classes.

Contact Information:
Sonia Dial
sdial@uakron.edu
330-972-7230
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Get cash back for your books May 6 - May 15
Time: n/a
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Tired of carrying those textbooks around all semester?

Be part of the solution!

Help lower the cost of textbooks by selling your books at The University of Akron Bookstores. You get the cash; someone else gets your used books.

*NOW through May 15 when you sell back your books, receive a coupon for 20% off prices of University of Akron school spirit items or general reading books.

Your campus bookstore . . . simple, easy, convenient.

*See store for details.


Location: Polsky & Student Union Locations

Contact Information:
Pat Duff
pduff@uakron.edu
330-972-5901
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Associated Student Government Senate positions available May 6 - May 13
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Highly motivated undergraduate students are needed to fill four currently available senate seats.

You will be able to:

1. Represent your fellow students.
2. Assist with campus-wide decisions.
3. Influence UA policy.
4. Gain valuable leadership skills.
5. Receive tuition compensation.

All candidates must complete the following:
-Fill out an online application at ASG Online Application
-Submit a current resume of qualifications
-Submit a cover letter of intent

The materials must be submitted by Friday, May 13, at 4:00 p.m. to the Student Union Administration Office, Room 211, Attn: ASG Secretary Pam Woodall.

Help your fellow students, campus and community by joining ASG today!


Location: Student Union Administration Offices

Contact Information:
Kyle Bohland
krb23@uakron.edu
419-307-2169


Sponsored by: Associated Student Government
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Mother's Day is Sunday, May 8 May 8
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Come to Zee's - your Mother's Day Gift Center! We have beautiful roses, mixed bouquets, gift baskets, balloons and so much more.

We also can create a gift basket especially for your Mom. For details, call 330-972-7687.

Happy Mother's Day!


Location: Zee's, Student Union
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Mother's Day buffet at the Martin University Center May 8
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Join us for a great Mother's Day Buffet on Sunday, May 8! We will serve Chef-Carved Top Round of Beef Au Jus, Ham with Two-Honey Glaze, Charbroiled Salmon Filet with Pistachio-Basil Butter, soups, salads, vegetables, bread and rolls, and a spectacular dessert table! There will be a special children's buffet too!

Reservations are required. Please call 330-972-7711 to make your reservation. Please visit our website at http://www.uakron.edu/aux/dining/ to view the entire menu.



Location: Martin University Center, 105 Fir Hill
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Student Union exam-week hours May 8 - May 14
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Don't forget to stop by the Student Union for great study break activities. The first 25 students who come to the Information Center in the Student Union Sunday through Thursday will receive "Finals Week Cash" to be used in the Union Market.

Following is the schedule, including FREE activities:

Sunday, May 8
Noon - 2:00 a.m.
The Akron All Nighter
Game Room Open
Come to the Union Market Area to take a break from your studies. A variety of stress-relief items and games will be available.

Monday, May 9
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
"Hitch" Sponsored by NPHC at 11:30 p.m. in the Student Union Theater
Game Room Open
Happy Studies Commuter Break in the Commuter Lounge
Join us for free popcorn and coffee in one of the most comfortable places on campus.

Tuesday, May 10
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Student Musical Showcase featuring:
Nuance - Andy Dolson - Jazz Quartet
Game Room Open

Wednesday, May 11
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
ZPN Late Night Study Break 11:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Take a break from all the studying with ZPN's Late Night Study Break! Celebrate how well you've done (or are going to do) with free music, games, giveaways and more!
Midnight Madness Buyback - Barnes and Noble Bookstore
Game Room Open

Thursday, May 12
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Massages and M&M's 11:30 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Come get a comforting massage and snack on some M&M's.
Game Room Open

Game Room Special (11:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m. only):
$1 Bowling
$2.50 Billiards
Popcorn, specialty non-alcoholic drinks and nightly door prizes

The Union Market will offer a limited $1 menu 10:30 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.:
Slice of Pizza
Waffle Fries
2 Chocolate Covered Strawberries
2 Chocolate Covered Pretzels
Pasta with Marinara Sauce
Any Size Fountain Drink

Friday, May 13
7:00 a.m. - midnight

Saturday, May 14
7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.


Contact Information:
Information Center
suinfo1@uakron.edu
330-972-4636
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Free baked cinnamon sticks from Pizza Hut May 9
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This is a great Instant Win! All you have to do is log on to Zippy Rewards, click on Redeem Now, and the Cinnamon Sticks are yours!

You will get 10 irresistible mini sticks with cinnamon and sugar baked into each bite and served with a rich icing for dipping! They are delicious! Thank you for using Zippy Rewards and thank you, Pizza Hut!

Offer expires: May 22, 2005


Location: Pizza Hut

Contact Information:
Zip Card Office
zipcard@uakron.edu
330-972-5637
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Ice cream study break May 9
9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Take a break from studying and get some free ice cream with toppings!!

Free to students with a Valid UA ID/Meal Plan


Location: Robertson Cafe

Contact Information:
Thomas L Faessel
faesse1@uakron.edu
330-972-6596


Sponsored by: RHC, RHPB, NRHH, and University Dining Services
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No late fees during finals at Planet Underground! May 9 - May 13
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Remember that DVD you rented a month ago? With papers and projects piling up and finals around the corner, Planet Underground knows that it is the last thing on your mind . . . so DON'T STRESS OUT! RETURN ANY LATE MOVIE OR GAME DURING FINALS WEEK AND WE WILL WAIVE YOUR LATE FEES! This is not a typo! Simply return your late items during finals week, May 9 through May 13, 2005, and we will take care of the late fees!



Location: PLANET UNDERGROUND

Contact Information:
Joshua Nations
joshua9@uakron.edu
330-972-2111
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SRWC and ONAT extended hours during finals week! May 9 - May 13
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Study at the Student Recreation and Wellness Center with your friends and have stress relief available at your fingertips! What better way to relax before, during or after studying than to work out, de-stress in the 30-person whirlpool, or take a trip on one of the many pieces of cardio equipment available to you?

Enjoy the Rock Wall (specific hours only), table tennis and a variety of activities in any of the five courts. The fitness floor and leisure pool will be open during all extended hours for your convenience.

Classroom 246 will be open and available for individual study, and tables will be set up overlooking the leisure pool for study groups. So, bring your friends, study and have a great time!

The SRWC and Ocasek Natatorium will be open the following extended hours during finals week

Monday May 9
SRWC 6 a.m. to 2 a.m.
ONAT 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Tuesday May 10
SRWC 6 a.m. to 2 a.m.
ONAT 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Wednesday May 11th
SRWC 6 a.m. to 2 a.m.
ONAT 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Thursday May 12
SRWC 6 a.m. to 11 p.m.
ONAT 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Friday May 13
SRWC 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.
ONAT 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Saturday May 14
SRWC 8 a.m .to 8 p.m.
ONAT 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Sunday May 15
SRWC noon to 8 p.m.
ONAT noon to 5 p.m.


Location: SRWC

Contact Information:
SRWC
http://www.zipsrec.uakron.edu
330-972-2348


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Aloha late-night study break May 11
11:00 pm
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Say goodbye to finals and hello to summer at the Aloha Late Night Study Break!

Come out to the Student Union Ballrooms for a night full of huge inflatable activities, such as the Bungee Run, Velcro Wall and the Bouncy Boxing Ring! Palm readers will tell you your future, and there also will be a ton of excellent free food and prizes - we're even giving away an iPod! The event is free to all students, so come have some final fun for the year on Wednesday, May 11, from 11 p.m. - 2 a.m.! It's sure to be a blast!


Location: Student Union Ballrooms

Contact Information:
Carly McNutt
cnm5@uakron.edu
330-972-7014


Sponsored by: ZPN
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Residence Hall Council director positions available May 12
5:00 pm
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The following positions are available on the Residence Hall Council for 2005-06:

Community Service Director
Student Action Team Director

Applications are available in Ritchie Hall 107. Completed applications are due by Thursday, May 12, at 5 p.m.

Questions? Call the RHC Office at 330-972-7784 for more information.


Location: Ritchie Hall 107

Contact Information:
Thomas L Faessel
faesse1@uakron.edu
330-972-6596


Sponsored by: Residence Hall Council
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Free basketball clinic May 14
10:00 am - 11:30 am
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The Zips Women's Basketball team will host a free basketball clinic on Saturday, May 14, at Rhodes Arena. The clinic will run from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and is open to girls, 8th grade and under. To register for the clinic, please call 330-972-2639 by Friday, May 13.

Location: Rhodes Arena

Additional Information
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Additional position available at the Buchtelite Aug. 29 - May 5
Time: n/a
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Student Business Manager:
Supervises advertising representatives and advertising sales
Designs creative marketing strategies
Motivates sales staff to meet weekly quotas ensuring financial viability of the paper
Assists Accounts Coordinator with advertising production

Please call 330-972-5912 for further information.


Location: Buchtelite
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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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