1) CURRENT DEADLINES AND DATES OF NOTE

2) HOUSE EVENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

2.1)Commencement Information!

2.2)Move Out Information

2.3)Dining Hall Openings and Closings

2.4)Exam Period Party Information

2.5)Saturday Exams: Extended Shuttle Services

3) HOUSE ACADEMICS AND ADVISING

3.1) Resident Dean's Office Hours

3.2) Graduating Students: Health Plan

3.3) Returning Students: Health Plan

4) COLLEGE ANNOUNCEMENTS, ACADEMICS, AND ADVISING

4.1) OCS Services: Graduating Seniors

4.2) BSC: Course in Reading and Study Strategies

5) EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

5.1) Reduce Unwanted Mail

1)  CURRENT DEADLINES AND DATES OF NOTE

May 7, Friday, through May 15, Saturday

•  Examination period

May 16, Sunday

•  Non-graduates must vacate their rooms by noon

May 17, Monday

•  Deadline to submit a fall term Inter-House Transfer Application (Round 2)

May 27, Thursday

•  Harvard University Commencement

May 28, Friday

•  Graduating seniors must vacate their rooms by 5pm

May 31, Monday

•  University Holiday: Memorial Day

2)  HOUSE EVENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

2.1)  Commencement Information!

•  Cap and Gown Rentals
Undergraduates can pick up their Cap and Gowns from the Harvard Coop between May 20-27th from 9am -9pm (except Sundays 10am -7pm). The Cap and Gown rental fee is $40 and they accept cash, check, charge, or Crimson Cash. No reservations or deposits are necessary. The “No Rush Return” deadline for your gown is June 11th, 2010. For more information contact Nancie Scheirer at 617-499-2070.

• Senior Desk
Beginning Tuesday, May 4, between the hours of 11:00am and 3:00pm, Monday through Friday, seniors are invited to come to the “Senior Desk” at the Harvard Alumni Association Office on the 6th floor at 124 Mt. Auburn to pick up your tickets for commencement week and to purchase additional tickets(excluding the House Luncheon).

•  Mather House Commencement Day Luncheon
This event immediately follows the diploma ceremony in the Mather courtyard and starts at approximately 1:15pm. You will receive 3 FREE tickets. The red ticket is for you, and the two white tickets are for your guests. You may purchase as many additional tickets as you wish; the cost is $14.50 each (cash only) and are available for sale in the Mather House Office beginning Monday, MAY 17TH. Tickets will also be available for sale on Commencement Day from Dining Services at the door of the Commons area, but there may be long lines that day so please purchase ahead of time if possible. Please note: Be very careful not to lose any luncheon tickets. The House Office cannot issue replacement tickets. Please treat each ticket as if it is cash!

• Continually Updated Commencement Information
Visit www.commencementoffice.harvard.edu and click on the link for Graduating Seniors & Parents.

2.2)  Move Out Information

For the most up-to-date Move-out and Storage information please visit the Mather website www.mather.harvard.edu and you will find details regarding shipping, changing your address, etc…

2.3)  Dining Hall Openings and Closings

The Mather dining hall will close on May 16th after brunch. However, from May 17 -22nd the Leverett, Adams, and Currier dining halls will be open for seniors only. See the HUDS website for more information: http://www.dining.harvard.edu/residential_dining/halls_dates.html

2.4)  Exam Period Party Information

No private parties are allowed during reading period and final exam week. However, private parties may be registered for the evening of May 15 after exam period ends. The forms will need to be in my office by the usual 3pm deadline on Thursday, May 13. Questions? Just stop by the Resident Dean's Office.

2.5)  Saturday Exams: Extended Shuttle Services

On Saturday, May 15 the shuttle services have been increased to every 10 minutes from 8:10am -2:50pm. If you have any questions contact Carl Tempesta at 5-5279.

3)  HOUSE ACADEMICS AND ADVISING

3.1)  Resident Dean's Office Hours

Students are welcome to drop in any time during these hours to meet with Laura. If you want to reserve a time slot during these open hours, contact Mindy ( mmmcdon@fas, 5-4829). If you need to meet outside of these hours, contact Laura directly (ma-abrd@fas).

Monday May 17: by appointment only
Tuesday May 18: by appointment only
Wednesday May 19: by appointment only
Thursday May 20: by appointment only
Friday May 21: no office hours

3.2)  Graduating Students: Health Plan

For Graduating Students the Harvard Student Health Plan (HUHSP) expires on July 31. Take action now to secure health insurance coverage for August 1. http://huhs.harvard.edu/Insurance/Students/InsuranceOptionsForGraduatingStudents.aspx

3.3)  Returning Students: Health Plan

Important changes have been made the Harvard University Student Health Insurance Plan (HUSHP) for the academic year 2010 -2011. http://huhs.harvard.edu/Insurance/Students/AY20102011Plan.aspx

4)  COLLEGE ACADEMICS AND ADVISING

4.1)  OCS Services: Graduating Seniors

Before you leave campus don't miss the opportunity to talk one-on-one with an OCS advisor about strategies for landing jobs in all career areas or about future plans for graduate or professional school. We have plenty of appointments available. Call 617-495-2595 or schedule online at www.ocs.fas.harvard.edu/students/counselor.htm. Come by and see us before you leave campus!

•  We also have daily drop-ins from 1:00pm-4:00pm if you just want to stop by to chat
•  We still have almost 1000 jobs listed on Crimson Careers
•  Except Commencement Day, OCS will remain open until July 2 and will re-open August 2
•  Don't forget as recent Harvard alumni you are welcome to utilize OCS services in the future

4.2)  BSC: Course in Reading and Study Strategies (summer session)

Through readings, films, and classroom exercises, students learn to read more purposefully, selectively, and with greater speed and comprehension. A 14-day course of one-hour classes for $150. The summer session will be held June 28 –July 16, Mon -Fri, 4:00pm. To register, please come to the Bureau at 5 Linden Street, or call 617-495-2581 for more information.

5)  EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

5.1) Reduce Unwanted Mail

Help clean out your mailbox and reduce unnecessary paper production and waste. For more information please visit: http://green.harvard.edu/rep/junk-mail. -Brought to you by The Resource Efficiency Program-