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Free french fries from Burger King
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Make Your Zip Card “The Big Card on Campus”
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Great ticket offer from TicketMaster
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Elevator in Carroll Hall is out of service
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Part of Buchtel Avenue to close next week
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Beacon Farmers' Market opens this Thursday
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Law School Open House
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GMAT Preparation
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Summer II Intramural Softball
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IM/Fitness FORE Life Golf Scramble
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Free french fries from Burger King
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Log onto Zippy Rewards and receive your medium order of french fries compliments of Burger King! This Instant Win offer is only valid at 671 E. Market St., Akron. And Burger King now accepts your Zip Card!

This Instant Win offer expires on 07/30/05. Thank you for using Zippy Rewards.


Location: Burger King, 671 E. Market Street, Akron

Contact Information:
Zip Card Office
zipcard@uakron.edu
330-972-5637
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Make Your Zip Card “The Big Card on Campus”
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When you sign up for a FREE U.S. Bank Student Checking Account you can use your Zip Card as your ATM Card! And it gets better…by signing up for a U.S. Bank account, you will get 500 Zippy Rewards and a “free goody bag” full of valuable merchandise and coupons! But hurry – this offer is valid for a limited time only. To sign up for a U.S. Bank checking account and earn your FREE rewards, fill out an application at Planet Underground, Zip Card Offices in the Student Union or Simmons Hall, or at the U.S. Bank branch located at 156 South Main Street.

Here is what your University of Akron Student Checking has to offer:

• Your Zip Card is your ATM/Debit Card
• FREE non-U.S. Bank ATM transactions up to four times per month*
• FREE U.S. Bank ATM deposit and withdrawal transactions
• FREE U.S. Bank Check Card with Rewards
• FREE unlimited checkwriting
• FREE first box of 150 U.S. Bank logo checks
• FREE U.S. Bank Internet Banking with FREE online statements and Internet Bill Pay
• No minimum balance or monthly service fee

* Other ATM network owners may assess a usage fee



Location: Zip Card Offices, Planet Underground or U.S. Bank

Contact Information:
Zip Card Office
zipcard@uakron.edu
330-972-5637
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Great ticket offer from TicketMaster July 6 - July 10
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University of Akron Students, take advantage of this exclusive opportunity beginning July 6 through July 10, buy one ticket get one ticket free to the following concerts:

The Answer
Marshall Tucker Band
The Average White Band

Please click on the following TicketMaster link to redeem this offer: http://www.ticketmaster.com/promo/15551/

Also remember to stop by our on-campus TicketMaster outlet, located on the second floor of the Student Union at the Information Center, for additional event tickets.


Contact Information:
TicketMaster Outlet
suinfo1@uakron.edu
330-972-6684
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Elevator in Carroll Hall is out of service July 8 - Aug. 8
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The elevator in Carroll Hall will be out of operation until Aug. 4 for maintenance. Students needing classroom accommodations should contact the Office of Accessibility at ext. 7928.

Carroll Hall is one of several buildings on campus scheduled for elevator repairs this summer.
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Part of Buchtel Avenue to close next week July 11 - July 15
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A portion of Buchtel Avenue between College and Hill Streets will be closed July 11-15 to allow work crews to make utility connections for the Guzzetta Hall addition. Traffic will be detoured to Hill, to Forge and to College Streets.

The North Campus and Robertson parking decks will be accessible from the College Street-Buchtel Avenue intersection.

Lot 27, the surface parking lot west of the North Campus Deck, will be open and accessible from Forge and Hill Streets only.

A map showing the closure and the detour is here.
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Beacon Farmers' Market opens this Thursday July 14 - Oct. 13
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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UA's University Park Alliance is helping to present the Beacon Journal Countryside Farmers’ Market every Thursday from 3 to 7 p.m. through mid-October at the newspaper's warehouse at East Exchange Street and South Broadway.

Each week, farmers, produce vendors, bakers, grass-fed meat producers, cheese producers and artists are expected to sell goods at the market. Customers will find strawberries, lettuces, greens, honey, cheese, breads, pastries, flowers and plants. Further into the summer, tomatoes, peppers, corn, melons and eggplant will start to appear.

Special on-site cooking and food-preparation demonstrations by aspiring chefs from Summit College’s Hospitality Management Program will show customers how to use seasonal farm fresh produce. Other market events are also in the works, including an antique automobile display, and the participation of musical groups and artists from the UA's College of Fine and Applied Arts.


Location: Intersection of East Exchange Street & South Broad

Contact Information:
Dr. Michael Bloom
bloom1@uakron.edu
330-972-8859


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Law School Open House July 16
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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The University of Akron School of Law is sponsoring an Open House for all those considering law school in fall 2006 and beyond. The program will be held at the School of Law on Saturday, July 16, 2005, from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. All prospective students and their guests are welcome. To register for the Open House, please visit http://www.uakron.edu/law/ or call 800.4.AKRON.U.

Location: The University of Akron School of Law

Contact Information:
Adam Messner
apm@uakron.edu
330-972-7334


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GMAT Preparation July 20 - Aug. 24
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Test date: Year-round at computer-based test centers.

Overview, practice and discussion based on recent GMAT tests. The three sections – quantitative, verbal and analytical – will be covered.

Topics: Reviewing math; improving reading comprehension; increasing vocabulary; recognizing relationships.

Text: Approximately $37.

To register: Please call 330-972-7577.

Cost: $169

*Special note: No class Aug. 17.


Location: Polsky 296

Contact Information:
Continuing Education
ContEd@uakron.edu
330-972-7577


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Summer II Intramural Softball July 21
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Register your team by July 21 at the OASIS Office for Summer II intramural softball! Cost is $40 per team and is open to students, faculty, and staff. Play begins the week of July 25. Softball games are Monday nights at the Brown Street Field.

Contact the OASIS at 330-972-6956 for more information. Be sure to look for the Summer III intramural sport schedule coming soon!
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IM/Fitness FORE Life Golf Scramble July 24
1:00 pm
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Register by Thursday July 21st for the Intramural/ Fitness FORE Life Golf Scramble. The tournament will be held Sunday July 24th at Brookledge Golf Course. Teams of four may register at the SRWC, OASIS Office. The cost is $30 per golfer. Golfers who register independently will be placed with a group. This includes 18 holes of great golf and a cart. The tournament is open to students, faculty, staff and guests. Tee times start at 1 PM.



Contact the OASIS at 330.972.6956 for more information.
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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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