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Academic Calendar

Event Calendars

Traditional Student Events
Student Involvement and Leadership Calendar
Important Deadlines for Faculty Development

Important Dates for the 2016-17 Academic Year

Opening of Academic Year Events:

  • August 11, 2016 - Integrative Core Training: Location, Times, and Schedule of Specific Topics TBA (Details forthcoming from Dr. Rodney Dick, Integrative Core Director)
  • August 12, 2016 - Integrative Core Training: Location, Times, and Schedule of Specific Topics TBA (Details forthcoming from Dr. Rodney Dick, Integrative Core Director) 
  • August 15, 2016 - 12:30 pm to 2:15 pm: Department Chairs' Meeting with box lunches provided; KHIC 013
  • August 15, 2016 - 3:00 pm: State of the University Address (Brush Performance Hall in the Giese Center) and University Gathering (immediately following at the Haupt House)
  • August 16, 2016 - Faculty Conference and Associated Events for All Full-Time Faculty (Times Tentative):
        • 8:30 am to 3:30 pm: Fall Faculty Conference (Diversity and Inclusion); Campus Grounds, HPCC (Continental breakfast and Camps Offices tables from 8:30 am to 9:00 am; formal program begins at 9:00 am)
          • 8:30 - 9:00 am: Continental Breakfast and Informational Tables from Campus Offices
          • 9:00 - 9:15 am: Dean's Welcome
          • 9:15 - 10:30 am: Session I with Dr. Richard Milner
          • 10:30 - 10:45 am: Break
          • 10:45 am - noon: Session II with Dr. Richard Milner
          • 12:00 - 1:15 pm: Lunch
          • 1:15 - 3:15 pm: BaFa BaFa Training
        • 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm: Faculty Meeting; Campus Grounds (followed by brief organizational meetings of faculty committees)
        • 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm: Dean's Reception for Full-Time Faculty
  • August 17, 2016 - Morning Committee meetings, as called by Chairs
  • August 18, 2016 - Departmental Meetings, as called by Chairs
  • August 21, 2016 - 3:00 pm: FYS class session
  • August 21, 2016 - 4:15 pm: Matriculation Convocation (line up at 4:00 pm)
  • August 21, 2016 - 5:30 pm: Ice Cream Social on the Quad
  • August 22, 2016 - First Day of Classes
  • September 9, 2016 - Syllabi due to Janice Williams, Coordinator, Center for Student Success

Events for New Full-Time Faculty Only:

  • August 1, 2016 - 9:00 am to 4:30 pm: New Faculty Orientation; KHIC 013
  • August 2, 2016 - 9:00 am to 3:30 pm: New Faculty Orientation; KHIC 013
  • August 2, 2016 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm: Purple Plus (ID) card photos for any new faculty members still needing to have one taken; HPCC, near the information desk
  • August 3, 2016 - 9:00 am to 5:00 pm: New Faculty Orientation, with focus on Written and Oral Communication (WOC) (required of all new full-time undergraduate faculty) and teaching in the Integrative Core; KHIC 013; Graduate faculty are excused from these sessions (tentative)
  • August 4, 2016 - 9:00 am to 5:00 pm: New Faculty Orientation, with morning focus on student accessibility and advising, and opportunities for students; afternoon focus on opportunities for faculty and additional training on WOC and advising and mentoring graduate students
  • August 5, 2016 - 9:00 am to 4:00 pm: New Faculty Orientation, with morning focus on the history of Alliance and Mount Union, Q&A from the week; lunch with Academic Affairs staff; afternoon focus on Starfish (retention and advising software) and WOC assignments

Faculty Meetings (Required of All Full-Time Faculty):

  • August 16, 2016 - 3:30 pm Campus Grounds (Hoover-Price Campus Center)
  • September 19, 2016 - 4:15 pm Presser Recital Hall (Cope Music Hall)
  • October 24, 2016 - 4:15 pm Presser Recital Hall
  • November 21, 2016 - 4:15 pm Presser Recital Hall
  • January 23, 2017 - 4:15 pm Brush Auditorium (Giese Center for the Performing Arts)
  • February 20, 2017 - 4:15 pm Presser Recital Hall
  • March 20, 2017 - 4:15 pm Presser Recital Hall
  • April 17, 2017 - 4:15 pm Presser Recital Hall
  • May 10, 2017 - 1:00 pm Presser Recital Hall

Dates Requiring Academic Regalia for All Full-Time Faculty:

  • August 21, 2016 - Matriculation Convocation
  • April 25, 2017 - Honors Convocation
  • May 13, 2017 - Baccalaureate
  • May 13, 2017 - Commencement

Regalia may be obtained by calling Liana Yoder in the University Store – 330-823-2029. She will need to know your degree, institution of higher education, height and weight. Orders take 6 weeks to process; rush orders may be accommodated, but there is a hefty fee.

Faculty Governance Task Force Discussion and Informational Meetings

Faculty Governance Discussion and Updates

    • During the first faculty meeting of the semester, Tuesday, August 16, 2016
    • Potential Special Faculty Meeting, proposed for either September 26 or September 28.

Other Fall Dates of Note

  • August 9, 2016 - Adjunct Faculty Orientation; 4:30 pm; East Room, HPCC and IT Training Room
  • August 17, 2016 - Alliance Symphony Pops in the Park; 7:00 pm; Silver Park
  • August 18, 2016 - Alliance Symphony Big Band at Days in the Park; 7:00 pm; Silver Park
  • August 20, 2016 - Carnation Days Parade and Picnic; 11:00 am; Haupt House (UMU President's House)
  • September 13, 2016 - Dewald Dinner; HPCC
  • October 5, 2016 - Graduate School Fair; 12:30 to 3:00 pm; HPCC
  • October 11, 2016 - Departmental Discovery; Various locations; Universal Meeting Time
  • October 27, 2016 - Annual Faculty Lecture: Dr. David Thiele; Time and Location to be announced
  • October 28, 2016 - Job & Internship Fair; 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
  • December 8, 2016 - Annual Christmas Festival Performance; 11:15 am; Dewald Chapel

Alumni Events, and Other Events Open to the Campus Community

(Information on all Alumni Engagement events is available at alumni.mountunion.edu)

  • Cedar Point Amusement Park – Discounted tickets good for any day this season from the Alumni Office
  • M Club Golf Outing – July 9, 2016 (open to UMU Raider fans and alumni)
  • Lake County Captains Minor League Baseball – July 15, 2016; Discounted tickets through the Alumni Office
  • Foodie Field Trip, sponsored by Alumni Office – July 21, 2016; Reservation required through the Alumni Office
  • Mahoning Valley Scrappers Minor League Baseball – July 22, 2016; Discounted tickets through the Alumni Office
  • Akron RubberDucks Minor League Baseball – July 30, 2016; Discounted tickets through the Alumni Office
  • Shakespeare at the Castle – July 28-31, 2016; Glamorgan Castle; Tickets through Campus Box Office
  • Family Fun Fest – August 13, 2016; Quad; 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm; Free of charge
  • Carnation Week; throughout Alliance; August 14-21, 2016
  • Carnation Days in the Park; evenings; Silver Park; August 17-20, 2016
  • Fun Day Friday – September 23, 2016; Academic Mall; 4:15 pm to 5:30 pm
  • Alumni Weekend and Homecoming – October 8, 2016
  • Kalahari – Discounted tickets available for February 25, 2017 from the Alumni Office
  • M Club Reverse Raffle – March 25, 2017
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