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What’s Up

What’s Up is an information bulletin with news of student-related on-campus events. Students are encouraged to make a habit of reading What’s Up, as they are responsible for knowing the academic content it contains, such as information about academic procedures, deadlines and exams. The submission deadline is 2:30 p.m. Wednesdays via the What’s Up submission form.

What’s Up is an information bulletin with news of student-related on-campus events. Students are encouraged to make a habit of reading What’s Up, as they are responsible for knowing the academic content it contains, such as information about academic procedures, deadlines and exams. The submission deadline is 2:30 p.m. Wednesdays via the What’s Up submission form.

WEEK OF August 21-25

Start-of-semester general reminders

Shuttle bus: the 124X runs between Vendôme métro and Marianopolis during peak times every school day. Check the schedule.

Order your textbooks online from the Concordia Bookstore and get free shipping when you order $75 or more, or pick up your order in store for free.

Campus store, located in A-101 and also known as Wayne’s World, is the place to find just about anything: Band-Aids and First Aid, feminine hygiene products, painkillers and allergy medicine, games, the key to the prayer room, lost and found items, clothing, lab coats and goggles, school supplies and more!

Pick up your student agenda and update your student ID card across from A-101.

Laptops can be borrowed from TLT (A-358) and the Library.

The ATM is located outside the Cafeteria next to the vending machines.

Study rooms for individuals and groups can be found around the College and in the Library.

Evening hours: the College is open Thursdays until 9 p.m, with most TLT services available (A-358).

Counsellors and Academic Advisors are available by appointment through Omnivox. The hours of the part-time Nurse are posted on her door (A-166).

Attention new students! This week, the student-run Marianopolis World Review will be publishing daily articles for its Student Tips Week. Learn about food and activities nearby, study and work tips, Marianopolis resources and much more. Follow the MWR’s Facebook page to receive updates as articles are published.

Coming up

August 29, 12:45-2 p.m., A-307, Teaching and Commemorating World War I – Across the College and Curriculum: the Quebec Conscription Crisis began on August 29, 1917. Come learn more about it. All welcome!

Do you speak Japanese? On September 5 and 6, a group of students from one of Marianopolis’ sister schools in Japan will be visiting here. If you have some free time and would be interested in participating in some activities with our visitors that day, please MIO Louise McLellan.

Students from all programs are welcome to take part in this year’s Arts Trip to Toronto. The trip runs October 6-8. The $435 cost includes deluxe coach, downtown four-star hotel (quad occupancy) and entry to all museums (including the Art Gallery of Ontario, the Royal Ontario Museum, The Power Plant, the McMichael Canadian Art Collection and the Aga Khan Museum). If you are on financial aid you can apply for the Arts Trip Award which covers the entire $435 fee. For more information visit marianopolis.edu/arts_trip and come to the information meeting!

The first mathematics competition of the academic year, the 2017 COMC (Canadian Open Mathematics Challenge) takes place Thursday, November 2 (time and location TBD). This premier national math competition is a prerequisite for various invitational competitions taking place in the winter semester (APMO, CMO, USAMO, etc). Open to all Marianopolis students from any program with an interest in mathematics, but space is limited.  Please sign up today to reserve your spot. Drop by room B-322 before 4 p.m. on Friday, September 15 to submit your name. See the math bulletin board located on the A-300 level for more information.

Get involved!

MSU Congress positions for first-year students: do you want to get involved at Marianopolis? Your student union is looking for first year students to join the team. Run for a coordinator position or apply for an appointed position on MSU Congress. Whether your interests revolve around cultural affairs, fundraising and charity work, or the overall betterment of student life, there’s a position for you. Submit your online forms before Thursday, August 24 at 11:59 p.m. Visit msucongress.com/applications for more information.

Marianopolis offers Certificates centering on a different themes: Environmental Studies, International Studies, Law and Social Justice, Native Studies and Third World Studies. They are open to all Marianopolis students in any program of study and are a great way to enrich your college learning, get hands-on experience, meet friends, develop organizational and leadership skills. Watch for the dates of upcoming info meetings in future issues of What’s Up, or send a MIO to the faculty coordinators, listed here.

Demons tryouts: come meet the coaches and be ready for practice. For more info, MIO Véronique Champoux (A-156).

Team Date Time Location
Women's flag football August 18 4 pm Field
Badminton August 18 6 pm Gym
Women's and men's basketball August 21 6 pm Gym
Women's and men's volleyball August 22 6 pm Gym
Men's rugby August 22 6 pm Villa Maria