January 2017
In This Issue...

Family Day 

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.

The RISE Program is d esigned as an educational enhancement program that promotes academic success and personal growth for first-generation and traditionally underserved students. The RISE Program provides access to academic, social, cultural, and leadership opportunities that impact traditionally under represented student populations.

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Greetings from the Office of Parent Family Programs!
We are here to serve and inform you with helpful information. Happy New Year!! We are excited to welcome your student back to campus this semester.

Family Day
Registration Cost
Parent/Guest: $45.00
Student: $35.00
Registration is now open. Space is limited, registration is required and will close on  February 11 at 11:59 p.m.

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
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
January 27:   Last day to submit application for degree
February 6: Last day to do a complete withdrawal and receive a 25% tuition adjustment.

University News

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.

Math Learning Center Now Open On Sundays 
Beginning in the Spring 2016 semester, the Math Learning Center will be open on Sundays from 1 to 5 p.m. 

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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