FAU Student News
Monday, December 4, 2017
Vol. 5 | Issue 15

FAU Student News

Your weekly source for important dates, events, and announcements.

Cheribundi Tart Cherry Boca Raton Bowl

Student Tickets for Cheribundi Tart Cherry Boca Raton Bowl

The Division of Student Affairs is offering students discounted tickets for the Cheribundi Tart Cherry Boca Raton Bowl. Tickets are available to students at a price of $10. Only 1,000 tickets have been reserved so you must act fast. The Boca Raton Bowl will take place on Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at 7 p.m. The Conference USA Champions Florida Atlantic University will be playing Akron from the Mid-American conference. Tickets are only available for students with an active Znumber and FAU email address. If you would like to sign-up for block seating, please indicate during your ticket purchase the name of the organization for which you would like to be seated with.

You will receive more information regarding parking, tailgating, and where you can pick up your ticket once you have completed your purchase. We look forward to seeing you at the Cheribundi Tart Cherry Boca Raton Bowl to support #thefaU as we look to make history by winning the Cheribundi Tart Cherry Boca Raton Bowl.

All sales are final and ticket purchases are non-refundable for the Cheribundi Tart Cherry Boca Raton Bowl. For more information please contact the office of student activities and involvement at 561-297-3735 or involvement@fau.edu.

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Study Break with Kol

Get a stress reliever before finals. Stop by the S.E. Wimberly Library on the Boca Raton campus to play and pet Kol the Therapy Dog. Kol will be available on two different dates. Monday, Dec. 4 from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. and Wednesday, Dec 6 from 4 - 6 p.m.

Complete your 2018-2019 FAFSA Today

Did you know that by completing your FAFSA by the priority deadline you may be eligible for up to twice as much financial aid? The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for 2018–2019 academic year is now available online at fafsa.gov. Complete your FAFSA NOW to maximize the financial aid you may be eligible to receive.

For detailed information, visit the FAU Financial Aid website.

Need Money To Buy Books?

The Spring 2018 Short-Term Advance Application will be available on the MyFAU Money Matters tab beginning Monday, Nov. 20. If all eligibility criteria are met, the Short-Term Advances will be available for students starting Spring 2018 classes. Disbursement dates vary by student's class start date. Visit the Short-Term Advance Application page for more details and eligibility requirements.

College of Medicine students will need to contact Ellen Gomes, Director of Financial Aid in the College of Medicine.

Volunteer to connect with potential FAU Students

What if we told you that you had the power to influence an admitted student to attend FAU? The Weppner Center for LEAD and Service-Learning is going to provide you that opportunity during this semester's campaign, "Letters to Future Owls." Students are invited to sign up to write personalized letters, intentionally reaching out to prospective students. Two-hour time spots are available now through Friday, Dec. 8. Simply Come into the LEAD and Serve office to work on the letters during a designated time slot. All the necessary materials, details/guidance, and some snacks will be provided to assist with your letter writing experience. LEAD and Serve will also provide you with community service hours for your time.

Click to view available times and to sign up

LGBTQ Peer Mentor Program: Mentors Needed

The LGBTQ Peer Mentor Program provides opportunities for LGBTQ students to provide mentorship to other LGBTQ students who may be questioning their sexual orientation or gender identity, feeling isolated, struggling with coming out issues, and/or questioning how to integrate their identity into all aspects of their lives (ethnic/racial identity, gender, religion, academic or career interests).

We are currently seeking mentors for the spring 2018 semester. If you have any questions or would like to apply, contact Whitney Hagen at hagenw@health.fau.edu or 561-297-3540. Deadline to apply is Friday, Dec. 22.

Career Certificate Program

In order to support the professional development of FAU students, the FAU Career Center offers the Career Certificate Program. The program accepts students year-round and obtaining the certificate is easy! The program assists students in becoming career-ready and to be more successful in the job and internship market. For more information, or to see if you have already completed the program, visit Career Certificate page or e-mail career@fau.edu.