UNC Today: Wednesday, December 19, 2012

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University Libraries Open for Interim Session

During UNC's interim session (Dec. 17-Jan. 11), Michener Library and Skinner Music Library will be open 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday except for official university holidays, with personnel available for in-person, telephone and online reference and research assistance. Computer and printing access also will be available. For more information,

Make Sure You Receive Your W-2 Form

Make sure that you receive your 2012 W-2 form by signing up to get your W-2 form electronically or logging in to Ursa to make sure that your mailing address is correct. Instructions are available on the Payroll website. Either option must be completed by Jan. 10 to be effective when W-2s are made available later in the month.

Sessions Scheduled for Users of UNC Foundation Funds

If you code or approve payables (invoices, payroll, travel, etc.) using UNC Foundation funds, you need to find out how the Foundation's chart of accounts change affects you by attending one of two informational sessions in January.

  • Thursday, Jan. 10: 10-11 a.m., University Center Columbine A or
  • Wednesday, Jan. 16: 2-3 p.m., University Center Columbine A

If you're not sure if the change affects you, please contact Geneve Monnes, 351-1378 or Eileen Erickson, 351-1373.

How to Donate to the Colorado Combined Campaign

The 2012 Colorado Combined Campaign is under way. To reduce administrative costs and be kinder to the environment, all of the campaign information including the list of more than 700 charities for which the campaign receives funds and instructions for donating online or printing a pledge form are now available on the CCC website. Please email Lori Brachtenbach if you have any questions.

Reminder: Assessment Fair Proposals Due Jan. 18

Presentation proposals for the 2013 Assessment Fair, "Assessing for Improvement," are due by 5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18, using the electronic submission form. Faculty and staff are invited to share research and best practices on ways they have used assessment to improve teaching, learning, services and program quality.

Presentation formats can include poster presentation, panel discussion, workshop or individual presentation. Panels and workshops will have 50 minutes, and individual presenters will have 20 minutes. Morning and afternoon poster sessions will be available for those interested in presenting a poster.

The fair will be Tuesday, Feb. 26, at the University Center. It's sponsored by the University Assessment Council and the Center for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning.

For more information, contact Kim Black, 970-351-1102.

Fall Semester Grades Due Dec. 19

The deadline for submitting final grades for fall semester courses is 5 p.m. Wednesday, Dec.19. Grades submitted after the deadline will negatively affect students' financial aid or graduation. Please direct questions to Michelle Heiny in the Registrar's Office, 351-1839. Grade explanations and instructions for assigning final grades are available on the Registrar's website.

For technical support when submitting grades in Ursa, contact the Technical Support Center at 351-4357 or http://help.unco.edu.

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