College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

CLAS Logo plus December decoration

Unit Head and Faculty Weekly Mailing 12-13-11


  1. Walk in sessions for Blackboard and Wimba help
  2. Emergency Closing Procedures and memo


For Unit Heads

  1. CLAS Important Dates

  1. Walk in sessions for Blackboard and Wimba help 

Information Technology will be holding an Open house for all faculty who would like assistance with Blackboard, Blackboard IM, Wimba voice or Classroom.  Bring your questions and join our Blackboard & Wimba Specialists for answers or just come work in the Lab while IT staff is available to assist if help is needed.


On Thursday Jan 5th AND Friday Jan 6th from 1:00 – 4:00, help will be available to address your questions in two locations.

111 Henry Hall, Allendale
205 A Devos, Grand Rapids

No registration is required, just come to either location during the above times.

~Sherry Barricklow


  1. Emergency Closing Procedures and memo (attachment memo, procedure


  1. CLAS Important Dates 


Important Dates



Dec. 12-16

Final Exam Week


Dec. 12

Banner opens for final grading


Dec. 14

Unit Head Meeting


Dec. 20

Final Grades due from faculty at noon, Banner closes for grade submission at noon.


Dec. 23

Offices closed until January 3, 2012


Jan. 3

Offices Open


Jan. 6

Final Registration


Jan. 9

Classes Begin


Jan. 9

Winter Personnel Materials are due to departments


Jan. 11

Unit Head Meeting

2263 KC, 3:00-5:00

Jan. 19

CLAS Research Colloquium

308 PAD, 2:30-5:00

Jan. 28

Unit Head Meeting

2266 KC, 3:00-5:00

Jan. 27

Student Summer Scholars Applications due


Jan. 30

Student Scholars Day Application Opens




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