Tuesday, December 16, 2014

New TWU Student Email

Starting January 5, 2015 student email will be in Gmail. You will log-in with your TWU username and password. Here are some of the other features:
  • Unlimited storage space
  • Ability to save and access files from any computer through Google Drive
  • Additional apps: Google Hangouts, Google Forms, and Google Calendar
  • Improved navigation and responsive design superior to older e-mail systems (such as Outlook)
  • Easier to pair email with phone device
For more information including training material, how to access your Gmail account with your mobile device and FAQ’s please go to www.twu.edu/tis/google.asp.

Spring 2015 Payment Deadlines

  • January 6th – 6 p.m. – Early Registration Payment Deadline for Spring 2015.  All non-paid registrations will be dropped.  Students may re-register January 7-9 without incurring a late registration fee.
  • January 9th – 6 p.m. – Regular Registration Payment Deadline for Spring 2015.  All non-paid registrations will be dropped.  Students may re-register during late registration and incur a late registration fee.
  • January 12th – 15th – Late Registration Period.   Late registration fee will be applied.
  • January 15th – 6 p.m. – Late Registration Payment Deadline for Spring 2015.  Minimum payment and acceptance of the online payment plan agreement must be made by this deadline.  All non-paid registrations will be dropped.
  • January 16th – January 28th   (Census Day) – During this time period, students can go to the Registrar’s Office and be re-instated into the previously registered courses, if available.  Minimum payment and acceptance of the payment plan (via ‘Pay Online’ link on TWU homepage or Current Student and Future Student Pages) MUST be completed at time of transaction.  If payment is not received and payment agreement has not been completed all registration transactions will become void and student will be dropped from the class roll.
  • January 29th – February 9th   (20th Class Day) – All reinstatements must have the approval of the appropriate Director (Registrar, Financial Aid or Bursar) through the Student Problem Resolution Procedure.  If approval is granted, payment MUST be made at the time of reinstatement.
  • After February 9th – No reinstatements will be approved or made unless there is an error on the part of the University.

Monday, November 17, 2014

TWU Study Abroad Fair

Learn about scholarships for study abroad and the study aboard programs TWU offers.

Study Abroad Fair
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Student Union, 2nd Floor

For more information, call the Office of International Education at 940.898.3338.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

DFW Career FAir

The Metroplex Area Consortium of Career Centers presentst the DFW Career Fair on Thursday, November 20 from 6 - 8 p.m. at the Lewisville Convention Center/Hilton Garden Inn.
  • Register Online at www.dfwcareerfair.eventbrite.com
  • View the list of companies & positions on the Eventbrite page or MACCC.org
  • Location: 2700 Lake Vista Dr. Lewisville, TX 75067
  • Free résumé critiques available from 5 - 7 p.m. Bring a hard copy of your résumé to be reviewed.
Learn more at www.maccc.org.

Monday, September 22, 2014

Pioneer Family Weekend

Pioneer Family Weekend will be October 3 - 5, 2014.

Check-out this video to learn more!

You can also go to the Family Weekend webpage to see the schedule of events and register. The registration deadline is Wednesday, September 24.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

eLounge Chat This Friday

We would like to invite you to join us for a live online chat in the eLounge this Friday, September 12 at noon. The eLounge is a web conference space where you can learn about resources and services that are available to you online. This week we have three guests who will share information and answer your questions. The topics include:
  • The Write Site: Find out how to get help with your written work without coming to campus.
  • Lynda.com: You have free access to tutorial videos 24/7 through Lynda.com. Learn how to be more effective and efficient using Microsoft Word or Excel. Or teach yourself how to make a video, improve your communication skills, manage your time and SO much more.
  • Internet Security: TWU technology experts will tell you how to be safe on the internet.
Log-in at https://sas.elluminate.com/site/external/installinfo/meeting?sid=2011578&password=M.98BF6C953F58680441793363BD4F8F.

Upcoming Topics
  • September 26: Ordering Graduation Regalia
  • October 10: Student Health & Counseling
  • October 24: Pioneer Center for Student Excellence
  • November 7: Using the Library Online
  • November 21: Blackboard Upgrade

Bank of America Information Session and Campus Interviews

Recruiters from Bank of America will host an information session on Wednesday, September 24 from 2:30 - 4 p.m. in Student Union 110. Information will be provided regarding their Dealer Financial Services and Middle Market Global Commercial Banking Analyst program. They will also host campus interviews on Wednesday, October 8 in the Career Services Office.

If you are interested in attending, call Career Services at 940-898-2950 to sign up.  If you are interested in being considered for a campus interview, email a resume to swilliams@twu.edu (including Bank of America campus interviews in the subject line) and apply on the Bank of America site by September 24:
Both steps must be completed to be considered.

  • BA/BS degree from an accredited college or university with a graduation timeframe between December 2014 and June 2015
  • 3.0 minimum GPA 
  • Minimum of six (6) credit hours of finance and/or accounting
  • Demonstrated record of achievement, such as extracurricular activities or leadership roles
  • Finance knowledge, excellent verbal and written communication skills, analytical and  critical thinking skills, the ability to inspire a strong sense of camaraderie and strong time management skills
  • Technical skills such as Excel and PowerPoint