FAU Student News


Monday, September 25, 2023
Vol. 14  |  Issue 6

FAU Student News

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



Thursday, Sept. 28, from 7:00 - 8:15 PM

Real Owls Don't Haze. Join us at the Carole & Barry Kaye Auditorium on the Boca Raton campus for the Hazing Prevention Summit. We encourage all Greek Members, Registered Student Organizations, FAU Marching Band members, and Athletes to attend.

This event will be streamed live to the Jupiter and Davie campuses:

  • Jupiter Livestream: AD-119
  • Davie Livestream: Heritage Hall SD-105

In-Person Location: Carole & Barry Kaye Auditorium, Boca Raton campus

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Government & Social Services Networking Event

Thursday, Sept. 28 from 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Exploring a career in the public sector? Join us at the GOVERNMENT & SOCIAL SERVICES NETWORKING EVENT on Thursday, Sept. 28 from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.! Meet representatives from government and nonprofit organizations eager to discuss both full-time positions and internship opportunities they offer.

Location: Boca Raton campus, Grand Palm Room (Student Union)

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National Campus Safety Awareness Month 2023

Tuesday, Sept. 26 from 11 AM to 1 PM & Wednesday, Sept. 27 from 1 PM to 3 PM

Join the Department of Emergency Management in celebrating and promoting campus safety this September. Visit the department's Community Engagement page to view upcoming events. Events are FREE for the FAU community.

Owl Ready Day:

  • Boca Campus on Diversity Way in front of Starbucks - 9/26/23 from 11 AM to 1 PM

Save A Life - Introduction to CPR, AEDs, and Epi-Pens:

  • 9/27/23 - Boca Raton Campus - 1 PM to 3 PM

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University Libraries Hours Extended Starting October 2

Starts Oct. 2

University Libraries are extending the operating hours for the fall semester. Starting on Monday, October 2, S.E. Wimberly Library will be open from 7:45 a.m. to 12 a.m., and Jupiter Campus Library will be open until 9 p.m., Sunday through Thursday. Our online services and resources are always available, even when the library is closed. Please visit our Lib2Go page to access all our online resources and services.

Lib2GO | FAU Libraries

Internship & Part-Time Job Fair

Thursday, Oct. 5 from 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Join us Thursday, Oct. 5 from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. for FAU’s Internship & Part-Time Job Fair! Meet with a variety of companies from various industries including healthcare, communication, government, business, non-profit, science, technology, and more!

Register on Handshake https://fau.joinhandshake.com/career_fairs/40687

Graduate College Open House

Thursday, Oct. 5, from 4:00 - 7:00 PM

The Graduate College is hosting its annual Open House on Thursday, October 5, 2023 from 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. on the Boca Raton Campus, Student Union (UN-31), Grand Palm Room. This event will feature all of the graduate program representative from all academic colleges, departments, faculty, administration, staff. All attendees will have the opportunity to explore 100+ nationally ranked Master's, Specialist, and Doctoral programs with flexible options for evening, weekend, and online courses.

Location: Student Union

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Florida Atlantic vs. USF - $5 Student Tickets Available!

Purchase Deadline: Oct 6th @ 11:59pm EDT

Planning on attending the Florida Atlantic vs. USF game on Saturday, October 14, 2023, at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, FL? Student Government has negotiated 500 discounted student tickets for this in-state game! To claim your $5 student ticket you will need to follow these steps:

  1. Click the ticket claim link: https://fevogm.com/event/Faustudent.
    • You’ll notice right off the bat it says $50 ticket – this is okay. Every other general public ticket to this game is $50 - the student z # gets used as a discount code and will apply a $45 discount. Z #s can only be used once. 
    • This is a new account through USF, separate from how students receive tickets for FAU home events.
  2. Select Buy Now!
  3. Click Confirm Your Access
  4. Enter your Znumber (only the number portion - don't include the "z")
  5. Add 1 ticket to the cart (it won’t let you add more)
  6. Click Continue
    • Discount code (znumber) will auto-apply the $45 discount but if it doesn’t, enter it again after you’re viewing the cart.
  7. Confirm
    • It won’t let you advance past “confirm” until all required fields are filled out. You must use your FLORIDA ATLANTIC (fau.edu) email address.

Tickets will be distributed and uploaded the week of the game. This is a new account through USF, separate from how students receive tickets for our home events.

As the Owls continue to defend paradise, the team looks forward to hearing you all cheering from the student section!

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Make a Difference! Make your Voice Heard!

Registration Deadline: Oct. 9

Are you passionate about social issues? The collegiate vote has the power to impact elections. A powerful way to make your voice heard is to register to vote! Make sure your voter registration is up to date. As a college student, you can register to vote using either your home address or your residential hall address. Register at the link below before October 9th in order to be eligible to vote in the general elections Nov.7th.

Register Now

Already registered? Use the link below to take a quick pledge to vote. Choose Florida Atlantic University to show we are “All In to Vote” and stay up to date on information for the upcoming elections!

Take the Pledge

New Exhibit at the Library! Documents of Democracy: Finding a New Nation

Tuesday to Thursday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. | Open from now until Oct. 19

Interested in history? Want to celebrate Constitution Day? Stop by the Documents of Democracy: Finding a New Nation exhibit on the fifth floor of Wimberly Library, courtesy of Weiner Spirit of America Collection. All of the Weiner collection highlights are on display: the Declaration of Independence, one of the seven 1776 copies of Thomas Paine's Common Sense, Articles of Confederation, first edition, and first printing of Federalist Papers. The exhibit is open Tuesday to Thursday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and available until October 19.

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2023‒2024 Technology Fee Proposals

Final Submissions due Monday, October 23, 2023

The University Technology Fee Proposal Site opened for submissions on September 25, 2023. All FAU constituents (i.e., students, student organizations, faculty, Colleges, Departments, Partner Campuses, administrative staff and departments, as well as the Office of Information Technology) may apply for revenues generated from the Technology Fee through the Request for Proposals (RFP) process, which includes a comprehensive review of each submission by the Technology Fee Oversight Committee.  In general, proposals should be in support of instruction.  Full guidance on what may qualify for an award can be found at “https://www.fau.edu/techfee/guidingprinciple.php”.

Visit “https://www.fau.edu/techfee” to begin the submission process.  Instructions on the proposal process can be found at “https://www.fau.edu/techfee/instructions.php”.

Important Dates:

  • Site Opens:  Monday, September 25, 2023
  • Final Submissions:  Monday, October 23, 2023
  • Final Completed Approvals:  Friday, November 6, 2023
  • Awards will be announced by late February or early March.

If you have any questions, please send an email to candrea1@fau.edu or call 7-0029.

The Technology Fee Committee

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Drug Free Campus Notice

FAU is committed to providing a campus environment free from alcohol abuse and the illegal use of alcohol and other drugs. FAU has adopted and implemented programs that seek to prevent the illicit use of drugs and alcohol abuse by university community members.

FAU distributes a semesterly notification to all students, faculty and staff on the policies related to alcohol, other drugs and weapons. It can he found here. This notification contains important and helpful information on the health risks associated with the use of illicit drugs and alcohol abuse, as well as contact information to get help. 

Drug Free Campus Notice

Adams Center for Entrepreneurship

Come join us in the Adams Center for Entrepreneurship located in the Carl DeSantis Pavilion in FAU’s College of Business. We bring students and faculty from across the campus and the community together to fuel the innovation needed to create new venture opportunities in the ever-changing global marketplace. The mission of the Adams Center is to create and educate entrepreneurial leaders who find sustainable solutions to economic and social problems. The Adams Center is named in recognition of Florida Atlantic University graduate and serial entrepreneur Scott H. Adams.

Come check us out in the FAU Marketplace or business.fau.edu/adamscenter.

Join the U-RIDE Community Today

Download the U-Ride app and embark on a smarter, greener, and more rewarding journey. Ready to redefine the way you travel? U-RIDE. You win.

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Parking Garage II (#88) Update

Parking will be allowed on the first floor only until the end of the fall semester.

Parking Garage II (#88) on the Boca Raton campus will be closed for construction and renovation starting Friday, Sept. 1 at 6 a.m. It is scheduled to re-open Friday, Dec. 15, at 6 p.m.


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