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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 will resume on January 29, 2018.

Coming up

The Programming Club’s MariHacks Hackathon is the first CEGEP and high school hackathon. For 12 hours, MariHacks will bring together 100 developers and technology enthusiasts to create incredible software projects. Whether you’re interested in making your first app or have tons of experience, join us for 12 amazing hours of hacking! Mark your interest now at www.marihacks.com.

Looking for a rewarding job opportunity on campus next semester? The Learning Resources Centre (LRC) is currently seeking peer and alumni tutors for winter 2018 in a variety of disciplines. Interested students should apply online or for more information, come visit the friendly staff in the LRC (room F-317).

Three thousand dollars worth of prizes are up for grabs in the World of Images Intercollegiate Photo Contest. The deadline is March 14, 2018.

support services available to you

The College has many free resources to help you:

Academic Advisors (F-300 level) are available by appointment through Omnivox. For assistance with your US or UK university application, please MIO Academic Advisor Pauline Grégoire to set up an appointment. Students applying to the US must meet with Pauline in order to have their grades transmitted.

AccessAbility Centre: Testing and learning accommodations for students with diagnosed disabilities are provided by the AccessAbility Centre (F-310).

Campus store: Wayne’s World (A-101), is where you can find almost anything you can think of: lost and found; Band Aids and First Aid; sanitary pads and tampons, meds such as Advil, Tylenol, Benadryl, etc.; games such as chess and cards, football, guitars; clothing; school supplies; lab coats and goggles on loan; recycling of used batteries, and lots more! You can also borrow small amounts of cash if you’re stuck.

English and French language skills: Are you studying in English for the first time? Would you like help with English grammar or writing? See Dr. Suzanne Daningburg in A-322 to discuss your situation and learn about our free services, or visit the Writing Centre (G-222) during office hours weekdays 1-2 p.m. You can also MIO Dr. Daningburg to book an appointment.

Financial aid (A-123A) is available in the form of tuition credits and scholarships.

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

Math skills: Mathematics Monitor Maria-Josée Bran Lopez (G-222) is available during drop-in hours every Activity Period or send her a MIO to book an appointment.

Mental health, life issues or just need to talk? Psychologists (A-110-114) are available by appointment through Omnivox or without an appointment during drop-in hours: Joelle Elbaz 1-2 p.m. Tuesdays; Leticia Yansen 1-2 p.m. Thursdays.

Physical health: the hours of the part-time nurse are posted on her office door (A-166)

Tutoring: The Learning Resources Centre (F-317) provides free peer and alumni tutoring on a variety of subjects.

Sports equipment: can be borrowed from the Gym.

Zen Den: Check out A-115 for some relaxation and de-stressing activities. Play-Doh, word puzzles, Sudoku and coloring books are available 9 to 5 every day, as are comfy giant bean bag chairs.

General reminders

During an emergency evacuation all stairwells and exits are available, even in construction zones. If a sign on a door says “Do not enter, for evacuation only,” you can use this route but only during an evacuation.

Smoking or using an electronic cigarette is prohibited inside the College, within the courtyards and within nine meters of the building. Violators are subject to a $25 fine.

Sports

In addition to Friday afternoons, the gym is available 8-10 a.m. Mondays and Tuesdays for pondération.

Demons practices

Team Day Time Location
Basketball Monday and Wednesday 6 pm Gym
Volleyball Tuesday and Thursday 6 pm Gym
Badminton Tuesday and Friday 7:30 pm and 6 pm Gym
Rugby Tuesday and Thursday 6 pm Villa-Maria