Friday, January 20, 2012

2012 Student Creative Arts and Research Symposium

The application for the 2012 Student Creative Arts and Research Symposium is now available. The symposium will be on the Denton Campus and virtually via SecondLife on Tuesday, April 17, and Wednesday, April 18, 2012. In order for a student to present at the Symposium, an abstract form must be completed by Thursday, February 23, 2012. The abstracts will be submitted online through the TWU SharePoint system. Instructions for submitting an abstract for presentation can be found at the Symposium website.

This is a wonderful opportunity for you to develop confidence and skills in presenting your creative arts and research to others. It is also an opportunity for you to converse with faculty and fellow students about research and creative activities. You may request oral, poster, or virtual presentation formats for research.

More information regarding the Symposium including all application materials and forms can be found on the website at http://www.twu.edu/research/student-symposium.asp.

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

2012 Spring Career Seminars

The Career Services Office is pleased to announce its Spring Career Seminars. A variety of seminars will be offered to assist students with their career planning and development. Some of the topics that will be covered include salary negotiation, resume development, interviewing, selecting a major, and preparing for admissions to graduate school.

UStream videos and Powerpoint presentations of the seminars will be posted on the Career Services webpage at
www.twu.edu/career-services/seminars-workshops.asp as applicable for Distance Learners who are unable to attend.

Ultimate Money Skills
Tuesday, February 7
2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Location: SU 113


Bon Appétit! Dining Etiquette
Dos and Don’ts
Monday, February 13
3:30 p.m.- 5:30 p.m.
Location: Hubbard Hall- Banquet Room
Preregistration Required


Salary Negotiation 101
Wednesday, February 22
2:30 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.
Location: SU 113


Winning Résumés and Vitas
Thursday, February 23
2:30 p.m.- 4 p.m.
Location: SU 113


Steps to Career Day Success
Wednesday, March 14
2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Location: SU 113


Smart Money Management Before and After Graduation
Tuesday, April 3
2:30 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.
Location: SU 113


How to Select a Major That Excites You
Wednesday, April 4
2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Location: SU 113


Guide to Grad School Admissions
Wednesday, April 11
2:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Location: SU 110


Nail the Interview with Effective Interviewing Techniques
Tuesday, April 17
2:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Location: SU 113


Dress for Success: Developing Your Professional Wardrobe
Thursday, April 26
2:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Location: SU 207


For more information on these seminars and other career events, please visit our website at www.twu.edu/career-services

Friday, January 6, 2012

State Mandated Immunization Requirement

Effective January 1, 2012, Texas law requires that all new and transfer college students must receive a vaccination or booster against bacterial meningitis. This applies to both undergraduate and graduate students. Please visit the Bacterial Meningitis page for more.

Spring 2012 Payment Requirements

  • January 10; 6 p.m. - Early Registration Phase I Payment Deadline for Spring 2012 (and Spring1, Spring2 and Spring3 for some BUS 5000+ courses only). All non-paid registrations will be dropped. Students may re-register January 11-13 without incurring a late registration fee.
  • January 13; 6 p.m. - Registration Phase II Payment Deadline for Spring 2012 (All Terms) All non-paid registrations will be dropped. Students may re-register during late registration and incur a late registration fee.
  • January 17-20 - Late Registration Period Late registration fee will be applied.
  • January 20; 6 p.m. - Late Registration Payment Deadline for Spring 2012. Minimum payment and acceptance of the online payment plan agreement must be made by this deadline. All non-paid registrations will be dropped.
  • January 23 - February 1 - During this time period, students can go to the Registrar’s Office and re-register. 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.
  • February 2 - February 13 - 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 13 - No reinstatements will be approved or made unless there is an error on the part of the University.