February  2017
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Notes From Home

Opportunities for Students

University News

Did You Know?
The Beyond Food Program is a holistic program that utilizes the expertise of various on and off campus resources in assisting FAU students in need to raise their food security level to persist toward academic success.

OWL CareerLink is FAU's centralized online job search portal. OWL CareerLink is available to all currently enrolled degree-seeking FAU students, registered alum, recruiting employers, FAU faculty/staff, and profession mentors.

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Greetings from the Office of Parent Family Programs!

Notes From Home 

The Office of Parent and Family Programs offers a Notes from Home program that provides a personalized note from home to be sent to your student's on-campus or off-campus living.
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Opportunities to Share with your Student

FAU to Host Events in Honor of Black History Month
Florida Atlantic University will celebrate Black History Month with a series of events throughout the month of February at its Boca Raton, Jupiter, and Davie campuses.

Enjoy The Weekend! 
Jump into the FAU experience. Each weekend will feature various events to keep students engaged and connected with FAU.

Safe Ride Program 
The TrOWLley is a program that runs Thursday through Sunday offering a safe ride for students to off-campus locations such as the beach, Fifth Ave Shops, Mizner Park and Town Center Mall. Schedule and stops can be found by visiting

Important Upcoming Dates
February 20- 24:   Midterm Grading Available 
March 6- 12 :  Spring Break  (No classes; offices open)

University News

Ceremonial Groundbreaking Held for Schmidt Family Complex

On Jan. 20 FAU celebrated the Schmidt Family Complex for Academic and Athletic Excellence with a ceremonial groundbreaking, marking a major milestone for the transformational facility that will play a central role in FAU's athletics program and help student-athletes excel in the classroom and on the field.

Free Flu Shots 
Free flu shots are available to all registered FAU students while supplies last. FAU students should go to the Student Health Services clinic on the Boca Raton, Davie, or Jupiter campuses to get their free flu shots or call  561-297-3512 for more information.

2017 Business Plan Competition - Apply by Feb. 21!
Registration is open for the 2017 Business Plan Competition, which offers an opportunity to test business ideas while competing for cash and prizes
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