May 2016
In this issue


Parent and Family Weekend

2016 Commencement

Opportunities for Students

Important Upcoming Dates

University News


Did You Know?
Students can become Peer Mentors for OURI

CLASS Tutoring Services provides FREE small group tutoring by peer tutors in content area courses.

LEAD & Service-Learning  offers a Leadership Library, which contains a variety of books on leadership including topics such as leadership theory and styles, motivation, delegation, networking, publicity, management, diversity, relationship-building and other relevant topics.

Quick Links

Parent and Family Conversations
May is a time where many students have completed their final exams and are receiving their final course grades. As you speak with your student, be mindful of the effort and diligence they have invested in their studies this semester. Speak with your student about what they have gained this semester. Your student may have strengthened their time management skills or learned valuable lessons that will assist them as they transition into their careers.

Parent and Family Weekend 2016

Registration Opens May 25

Parent and Family Weekend will be held September 23-25. Space is limited, so register early! 

Congratulations Spring 2016 Graduates! 
Florida Atlantic University conferred more than 3,190 during six commencement ceremonies in the Carole and Barry Kaye Performing Arts Auditorium.
Spring 2016 Commencement Ceremonies can be viewed online. 

Opportunities to Share with your Student

College Panhellenic Association Fall 2016 Sorority Recruitment 
Panhellenic Formal Recruitment will take place from  Friday, Aug. 26- Friday, Sept. 2, 2016. Registration opened on May 1st. 

Become an iON Intern!
Would you like to intern on-campus and engage in professional and meaningful project work for 20-30 hours per week?
iON interns are mentored on-site in departments throughout FAU, earn $10-$15 per hour, and receive transcript notation.

Student Government Positions Available
Interested in working within Student Government? Student Government programs include Council of Student Organizations, Program Board, Night Owls, Multicultural Programming, Student Advocating Volunteer Involvement, and Peer Education Team. Check out the available positions at the following link:   APPLY NOW.

Signing up for On- Campus Housing.
Housing and Residential Life is currently accepting summer and fall housing contracts for returning students and incoming first year students.  Placement is based on the date the contract is completed. 
Complete your  housing contract  and be a part of the campus community, live in the heart of campus life. READ MORE. 

Important Upcoming Dates
May 16: Summer Term 1 and 2 Classes Begin
May 25: Parent and Family Weekend Registration Opens
May 30: Memorial Day (Offices closed, No classes)
June 28: Summer Term 3 Classes Begin
July 4: Independence Day (Offices closed, No classes)
August 9: Summer Commencement
August 22: Fall Classes Begin
September 23-25: Parent and Family Weekend 
December  15-16: Fall Commencement 

University News Updates

FAU Celebrates Spring 2016 Commencement

College of Business alumnus Brent Burns is 2016 Hall of Fame Inductee
Alumni from eight of FAU's colleges were honored for their career accomplishments, and Brent Burns, B.B.A. '81, was introduced as the 2016 inductee into the FAUAA Hall of Fame. READ MORE.

FAU-Max Planck Joint Degree Program Produces First Graduate
Brati Das, 32, recently became the first student approved to graduate with Florida Atlantic University's Integrative Biology and Neuroscience (IBAN) degree. READ MORE.