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Do More with TIAA Mobile App

Contributed by Katie Sack on 08/24/2016 

Get a clear picture of your TIAA accounts by downloading the app on your Apple or Android device. With the TIAA app,* you can:

  • See account details at a glance
  • Check your contributions and investment mix to see if you’re on track
  • Contact your advisor or get in touch with a TIAA financial consultant
  • Manage your account 24/7

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Due to mechanical problems, the Longview/Ithaca College Shuttle will run only until 11:45 this morning with a substitute vehicle.  An update on the status of shuttle service for the rest of the week will be made as soon as additional information is available.

The schedule for the shuttle can be found on the Gerontology Institute Website at:

Contact: Christine Pogorzala, IC/LV Partnership Coordinator
      / 607.274.1051

 The Ithaca College Writing Center, a free service available to all IC students, staff, and faculty, will open for the semester at 9:00 AM next Monday, the 29th of August. 


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 The Office of Student Engagement and Multicultural Affairs (OSEMA) would like to thank everyone that attended the Multicultural Affairs Welcome Back BBQ on Tuesday, August 23, 2016. 

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Come out and enjoy your first weekend as an IC Bomber with some awesome events all over Ithaca!!

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Come out and enjoy your first weekend as an IC Bomber with some awesome events all over Ithaca!!

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Career Services is excited to begin a new academic year, which means a new group of outstanding Peer Career Advisors (PCAs)! Join us in welcoming our returners along with a couple new folks to the team! 

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Calling all sophomores! Come get 'the scoop' on Thursday, August 25 from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. in the Campus Center Quad at Sophomore Shake Up, a welcome-back-to-campus event with games, prizes, and ice cream!

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The Center for Civic Engagement is currently seeking students who are 19 years of age or older, and possess a clean driving record, to help CCE transport students to and from community-based initiatives around Tompkins County throughout the year. Interest students will need to complete a driver information form, and pass the online driver safety class before they can be cleared by the Office of Risk Management to drive Ithaca College owned vehicles. Students will be compensated by the college for their time spent driving for the Center for Civic Engagement.

If you are interested in this opportunity, and would like more information, please complete the CCE student driver interest form ASAP!

Questions can be directed to Don Austin at

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This Friday August 26th, 2016 at the First Bomber Weekend Welcome Picnic (4-6:30pm) please join us on the Fitness Center Quad to create a Unity Canopy.

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This Friday August 26th, 2016 at the First Bomber Weekend Welcome Picnic (4-6:30pm) please join us on the Fitness Center Quad to create a Unity Canopy.

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Are you thinking of studying abroad?  Start the planning process early!  Come learn more about your options at our info sessions and study abroad events, including our first-ever Study Abroad Fair!

Find other opportunities for learning more about study abroad below, and also by joining the Study Abroad OrgSync portal where you can sign up for these study abroad events.

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The Office of International Programs is now reviewing applications to the London Center for Spring 2017. The deadline for Spring 2017 is September 15, but we are reviewing complete applications on a rolling basis as they come in.  If you have already submitted a complete application, you can expect to hear back about your application status within 5 days of your application being completed.

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Are you planning to study abroad in the spring or summer of 2017?  Are you a Pell Grant recipient? If so, consider applying for the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program!  The Gilman application cycle for Spring 2017 and Summer 2017 early applications have recently opened, and the application deadline is October 4, 2016.

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The Ithaca College community is cordially invited to participate in the Second Annual Symposia on Inclusion, Cultural Fluency, and Global Citizenship. The Center for Faculty Excellence, the Office of the Associate Provost for Diversity and Inclusion and Interim Chief Diversity Officer, and the Office of International Programs and Extended Studies are collaborating to facilitate the continuation of the conversation we began last September.

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The Fall 2016 Student Organization Fair is Wednesday, August 31 from 10am-3pm in Emerson Suites. There will be over 150 student organizations promoting events, recruiting members, and showcasing their student organization. The student organization is free to attend. Take this opportunity to network with student leaders, find your passion and sign up for so many amazing student organizations. 

All recognized and new student organizations are able to sign up. Deadline to sign up is August 24 by 5pm.

*Please note OSEMA Recognized and Recreational Sport Clubs have top priority.

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Theresa Radley at or (607) 274-3222. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

Ithaca College has had a very successful programmatic partnership with Longview, a retirement community located on Danby Road, for the past 17 years. There are a number of opportunities for members of the Ithaca College Community to become involved at Longview.


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Digital Instruction and Information Services (DIIS) is pleased to introduce Service Desk regular extended support hours as of Sunday, August 21st. In an effort to better support the campus community with technology needs, the new hours are as follows:

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Jamie Ellis (Chemistry) spoke at a special symposium "Synthetic Biology and Genetically Modified Organisms" in a session focused on Policy Challenges & Opportunities at the 252nd ACS National Meeting on Monday, August 22, 2016.

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