February 2016
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Quick Links
Help Line
Phone: 561-297-4691
Email: owlparents@fau.edu

Helpline Hours:
Mon-Fri: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. EST*

*Note that the Parent Helpline is only answered when the University is open. If no one answers, please leave a message, we will call you  back as soon as possible. For emergencies at any time, please contact the FAU Police Department at 561-297-3500 or call 911.

Did You Know?
Campus Safety Escorts are available from 7 p.m to 1 a.m.

New Tool Shows Available Computers in Wimberly Library

FAU Department of Campus Recreation takes students and rec members on several outdoor adventure trips!
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University News
Future FAU Nurse Practitioners to Head to Guatemala
Twenty-two registered nurses studying to become nurse practitioners will accompany professors from the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing on a study abroad trip to Guatemala. This trip is sure to change their lives and how they think about the delivery of healthcare.  READ MORE

Dress for Success with OWL Professional Clothes Closet

FAU has launched the OWL Professional Clothes Closet, a new initiative aimed at helping students dress appropriately for job interviews and networking events.The closet provides students access to free professional and business casual attire, including suits, blazers, skirts, blouses, shirts and ties. READ MORE.

Upcoming Events
Save the Date
Owl Parent Association Cruise
March 31- April 4, 2016
Cozumel, Mexico
CLICK HERE  for  more  information !

Student Opportunities and Resources
Register Now to Become an FAU Summer Ambassador
Need to work? Want to travel? Register now to become an FAU Summer Ambassador!
  • A fun summer job
  • An opportunity to travel and meet new people
  • Certification skills in first aid, CPR, WFA and lifeguard training
  • Mentor young students and make a difference in their lives
  • Build your leadership skills and resume
If you are interested in the position,  CLICK HERE  for contact information.

Math Learning Center Now Open Sundays
Is your student is struggling with math classes? The Math Learning Center is a free, on-campus, resource to help your student excel in math. The center hours are Monday - Thursday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m; Friday 9 a.m.-4 p.m; and Sundays 1-5 p.m. For more information:  CLICK HERE .

Intern at Indian Rivers Towers
Does your student want a paid internship? Are they interested in living at Indian River Towers? Is your student at least a current FAU Freshman? Launching in fall 2016, INT@IRT combines internships, on-campus housing, and career development in one program called INT@IRT Living and Learning Community. This lets students live in a common community where they participate in career development activities and have access to on-site internship and career advisors. All students in INT@IRT are guaranteed a paid internship opportunity on-campus in the fall semester and on, or off, campus internship during the spring semester. E-mail intern@fau.edu for more information and application instructions for fall 2016 housing. 

Articles of Interest

Academic Calendar
February 22 - 26: Mid-term grading available

April 8: Last day to drop a course or withdraw without receiving an "F" in the course.

March 7 - 13: Spring Break! No classes; offices open.

Visit the Academic Calendar for a complete list of deadline dates and times.