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Dates to Remember

October 2017
October 2Educators Academy Teaching Workshop: “Communication in the Classroom and Clinic,” 4:30-6:00 pm, Shorey Building 8th floor, Room 8/16
October 3CHP New Faculty Orientation: “Policies, Procedures, Laws, and Agreements II,” 12:00-1:00 pm, Administration West 1.305 with IVN to NW Campus
October 6Last day to drop with a “W” - fall semester
October 6Deadline for submission to the Curriculum Committee of changes to existing courses offered in spring 2018 (http://healthprofessions.uams.edu/faculty-and-staff/curriculum-policies-and-syllabus-guide/)

October 7Physician Assistant Heroes Against Hunger 5K, 8:00 am, Burns Park
October 9Educators Academy Teaching Workshop: “Basics of Face-to-Face Course Design,”
4:30-6:00 pm, Shorey Building 8th floor, Room 8/16
October 10eLearning Brownbag: “Different Types of Assignment Tools in Blackboard,” 12:00-1:00 pm, Shorey Building, 8/16 (signup by emailing CarleMarthaH@uams.edu
October 11OED Educational Series: “Student Accommodation,” 4:00-5:00 pm, I. Dodd Wilson Education Building, Room 115 A/B
October 12eLearning Brownbag: “Collaborate Ultra: Uses in the Classroom and Beyond,” 12:00-1:00 pm, Shorey Building, 8/16 (signup by emailing CarleMarthaH@uams.edu
October 12New CHP Faculty Orientation: “Promotion and Tenure,” 8:30-9:30 am, Administration West Building, Room 1.305
October 16Courtyard Cookout – 3rd Monday of October
October 16CHP flu shot clinic for students, faculty, and staff, 1:00-3:30, IDW second floor Auditorium 226 and foyer
October 16Educators Academy Teaching Workshop: “Aligning Objectives, Assessments, and Content,” 4:30-6:00 pm, Shorey Building 8th floor, Room 8/16
October 16Deadline for submission of agenda items to president’s office (for the November 8-9 Board of Trustees Meeting)
October 19eLearning Brownbag: “Walk-In Blackboard Clinic – Work on Your Course,” 12:00-1:00 pm, Shorey Building, 8/16 (signup by emailing CarleMarthaH@uams.edu
October 20Birth of the Báb (Bahá’i)
October 23Educators Academy Teaching Workshop: “Introduction to Teaching with Technology,” 4:30-6:00 pm, Shorey Building 8th floor, Room 8/16
October 24eLearning Brownbag: “Groups and Smartviews in Blackboard,” 12:00-1:00 pm, Shorey Building, 8/16 (signup by emailing CarleMarthaH@uams.edu
October 25Faculty Fellowship Halloween Lunch, Administration West Lobby
Sponsored by the CHP Faculty Development and Services Committee
October 26eLearning Brownbag: “Communication Tools in Blackboard,” 12:00-1:00 pm, Shorey Building, 8/16 (signup by emailing CarleMarthaH@uams.edu
October 30Educators Academy Teaching Workshop: “Intermediate PowerPoint Skills and Tips,” 4:30-6:00 pm, Shorey Building 8th floor, Room 8/16
October 31eLearning Brownbag: “Walk-In Blackboard Clinic – Work on Your Course,” 12:00-1:00 pm, Shorey Building, 8/16 (signup by emailing CarleMarthaH@uams.edu
November 2017
November 1Deadline for submission to the Curriculum Committee of new courses offered in or courses retired in summer 2018 (http://healthprofessions.uams.edu/faculty-and-staff/curriculum-policies-and-syllabus-guide/)
November 1Deadline for spring textbook adoptions are due to the library (http://library.uams.edu/library-services/bookstore/)
November 2eLearning Brownbag: “Softchalk: New Cloud Version,” 12:00-1:00 pm, Shorey Building, 8/16 (signup by emailing CarleMarthaH@uams.edu
November 5Daylight Saving Time ends
November 5-11Allied Health Professions Week – first full week of November
November 6Educators Academy Teaching Workshop: “Developing a Syllabus and Rubrics,”
4:30-6:00 pm, Shorey Building 8th floor, Room 8/16
November 7Allied Health Professions Week Donuts with the Dean – Administration West building lobby
November 7eLearning Brownbag: “Testing in Blackboard,” 12:00-1:00 pm, Shorey Building, 8/16 (signup by emailing CarleMarthaH@uams.edu
November 7P &/or T candidate applications due to the dean (first Tuesday in November)
November 8OED Educational Series: “Online Course Presence with Collaborate,” 4:00-5:00 pm, I. Dodd Wilson Education Building, Room 115 A/B
November 8-9Board of Trustees Meeting – University of Arkansas, Pulaski Technical College
November 9Scholarship Recognition Reception
November 10Veterans Day holiday
November 12Birth of the Bahá’u’lláh (Bahá’i)
November 13Educators Academy Teaching Workshop: “Simulation Education Course,”
4:30-6:00 pm, UAMS Simulation Center
November 15Deadline for adjunct faculty requests – new and continuing appointments for spring semester
November 17Administrative Committee retreat
November 22Deadline for submission of academic agenda items to president’s office (for the January 24-25 Board of Trustees Meeting)
November 23-24Thanksgiving holiday(s) (day after Thanksgiving is a holiday only if declared by the governor)
November 26Day of the Covenant (Bahá’i)
November 27-December 8Early registration – spring semester
November 29Administration West holiday open house – Offices in the Administration West Building, Office of the University Registrar
Varies by programFall course evaluations open (refer to individual program timelines)
December 2017
December 1Mawlid-al-Nabi (Mohammad’s birthday) (Islam)
December 1Begin department budget meeting scheduling
December 1Deadline for submission to OUR of course changes and additions for summer 2017
December 1Curriculum Committee will send reminder for their January 1 deadline for submission of course changes and additions for fall 2017
December 1Requests for waiver of mandatory fees for 100% online programs opens
December 1Last day to withdraw from classes – grade of “WF” or “WP”
December 4-8Final exam week
December 13First day of Hanukkah; (Jewish); ends December 20
December 15Semester ends – fall
December 15Last day to remove “I” from previous semester (summer)
December 15Fall grades for all students due to the Office of the University Registrar
December 15Last day to submit outstanding documents for December graduation
December 18-January 7Regular registration - spring semester
December 20Last day of Hanukkah; (Jewish); began December 13
December 20Deadline for submission of agenda items to president’s office (for the January 24-25 Board of Trustees Meeting)
December 25-26Christmas Eve and Christmas holidays
December 26First day of Kwanzaa (Interfaith / African-American); ends January 1
December 29Deadline for dean’s office to schedule Friday hold time for Spring Semester
Varies by programFall course evaluations close (refer to individual program timelines)
Date set by OURDecember graduation – no ceremony