UNC Today: Tuesday, July 1, 2014

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Compensation Information for Classified Staff

The state has approved a 2.5 percent across-the-board increase for all state classified employees. Merit pay has also been approved and will be based on performance and quartiles like last year.

Letters will be sent out soon to all classified staff detailing what their new pay will be starting in July.

For more information, please visit the state's compensation website or contact Human Resources at 351-2718 or Payroll at 351-2700.

Supervisors are asked to share this information with their classified staff who don't have regular access to their email account.

2014-15 Parking Permits Available Starting Aug. 1, Prices Unchanged

UNC annual parking permits for faculty, staff, and students for the 2014-15 academic year will be available starting Aug. 1. Current permits expire Aug. 16. The cost of permits has not increased.

Remember that all payroll deduction, student bill and credit card purchases must be made in Ursa.

For prices and how to purchase a permit online, please visit the Parking Services website.

Farewell Reception for Chris Peterson

The Office of Financial Aid will host farewell reception for Chris Peterson 2:30-4 p.m. Wednesday, July 2, in the Office of Financial Aid in Carter Hall. Stop by to wish Chris the best as he moves on to new endeavors.

Cake will be served.

For more information, please contact: marty.somero@unco.edu.

Blackboard Collaborate Virtual Training Offered in July

Blackboard Collaborate provides a synchronous virtual classroom that can be used to connect to your students in an online course. To learn more, sign up for one of the Blackboard Collaborate demo sessions being offered in July by the Instructional Design and Development team.

Topics will include session set-up, loading content, file sharing, application overview and more. Please plan on attending one of these online sessions from the computer systems from which you will deliver the session on your own. Sign up here.

Complimentary Subscriptions to Online Greeley Tribune

As part of the university's agreement with the Greeley Tribune, faculty, staff and students can get complimentary subscriptions to the online edition of the daily newspaper by using their UNC email address when signing up. To subscribe, visit the Tribune website and follow these instructions:

  1. In the top left-hand corner of the Tribune's home page, click "Subscribe"
  2. On the next page, select "All Access" (you will not be charged, nor will you receive home delivery) and click "Continue."
  3. On the next page, click the "Create An Account" button located in the panel titled "New to The Greeley Tribune?"
  4. On the next page, enter the required information in the registration form. Be sure to use your UNC email address and type "UNC" in the address field. Click the "Register" button.
  5. Check your inbox for an email with the subject "Welcome." If it doesn't arrive in 2-3 minutes, check your spam/junk folder.
  6. Clicking on the link in the email confirms your account and returns you to the Tribune website.
  7. On the new page, click on "click here" in the panel titled "Thank You."
  8. On the next page, log in using your UNC email address and the password you chose when registering.
  9. On the next page, click "Finalize your Subscription."

Complimentary copies of the paper's print editions are available in racks around campus. If you have questions, or if you've previously purchased a digital subscription to the Tribune, please contact the newspaper's circulation department at 970-352-8089.

Volunteers Sought for Poudre Learning Center Flood Restoration

UNC's educational partner, the Poudre Learning Center, seeks volunteers to help with flood restoration efforts at the center 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, July 11. Light breakfast and lunch will be provided. Learn more and register here or call 303-715-1010.

Volunteers will work to re-seed areas around the center that were inundated with sediment earlier this summer, restore washed out trails and pick up flood debris.

No experience is necessary. The minimum age for volunteers is 8.

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