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There will be an outage of the wireless network (in academic and administrative buildings only) for 30-60 minutes starting at 6:00 AM on Thursday, August 27th. The outage is necessary in order to perform a critical upgrade. My-ResNet will not be available in academic and administrative buildings, but will be available in the residence halls during the outage.

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Ithaca College has had a very successful programmatic partnership with Longview, a retirement community located on Danby Road, for the past 16 years.  There are a number of opportunities for members of the Ithaca College Community to become involved at Longview.


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 Thursday, August 27, 7:00 p.m. • Emerson Suites, Phillips Hall

Join your friends from the class of 2018 to celebrate last year’s accomplishments and kick off another great year at Ithaca College.


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When you log into the Ithaca College myHome portal on Thursday, August 27, the sign-up page for the Emergency Notification System (ENS) will automatically appear. We urge you to add or update your contact information when you see this page. This is repeated at the beginning of each semester, though you may add/update your information at any time by going to the ENS website.

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Ithaca College Natural Lands is seeking Committee members and Student Intern Trainees for the Fall 2015-Spring 2016 academic year.

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Starting this Fall, Digital Media Services (DMS) will no longer have our wide-format printer in Job 103.  All of our print orders will now be made through the Center for Print Production (CPP).

DMS staff will still provide design services, free of charge.  We will still help you order your prints and make sure they look great.  Your prints will still be ready for pickup at our Job 103 lab.  The only thing that changes is that the CPP will be the ones doing the actual printing and subsequent account billing.

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If you were inducted as a member of Phi Kappa Phi at another institution, we want to know! There is an active chapter at Ithaca College and we would like to include you on updates and announcements regarding several important events taking place throughout the year.

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Print Orders paid for at Print Services or WebCRD Orders paid with ID Express and placed on or after Wednesday 8/26/15 will have the option of a Library Pick up from the Circulation Desk.  On WebCRD in the shipping information section, there will be the selection “ship to Library” at the bottom of the drop down menu.  You will receive an email when the order has been delivered to the Library.  The turnaround time will be 24 to 72 hours.

We accept cash, check, credit or ID Express at the Print Center which is open Monday – Friday 8am – 5pm.

WebCRD orders must include your ID number and you must have money in the account.  Use one of the kiosks at the Campus Center or Library to load money onto your ID card.  Print orders sent to the Library must be pre-paid.

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Welcome Freshmen, Upperclassmen and hello to all IC Faculty and Staff!

Here’s a list of what’s new at Ithaca Dining Services this year:


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Please join us for this one-hour community learning webinar which focuses on techniques to effectively interrupt bias within the academic workplace followed by a 30 minute discussion. Learn how to use a new, innovative, model of organizational change: metrics driven bias interrupters that hold the promise of creating a more inclusive workplace. This is part of a webinar series sponsored by the Office of the Associate Provost Diversity, Inclusion & Engagement and the Office of Human Resources. Refreshments will be provided.

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Contributed on behalf of Gerald Hector, Vice President for Finance and Administration

On Thursday, August 20, 2015, we received news that Moody’s Investors Service has reaffirmed our A2 stable rating from two years ago. This rating signifies that we are financially stable, and we are operating within acceptable parameters that will allow us to continue to provide the academic and operational excellence that make our institution great. The rating is a direct result of the bond issuance process we are currently going through in order to refinance two tranches of debt that have “bullet maturities” in fiscal year 2016 and 2017.

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Information Technology Services (ITS) is pleased to announce the recently completed upgrade to the Remark Classic OMR Optical Scanning Software. This upgrade provides three new reports for exam processing as well as some enhanced features, such as scoring Extra Credit Questions and the ability to score an exam using ½ point increments.

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On behalf of the men and women in Information Technology Services, welcome or welcome back to our students, staff and faculty.  Your ITS team has been busy this summer implementing several new systems, enhancing the functionality of others and planning for new projects. 

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Contributed by Wade Pickren, PhD
Director, Sponsored Research

The Institutional Review Board (IRB) formerly known as the All-College Review Board on Human Subjects Research (HSR) is responsible for reviewing all college research and teaching activities conducted by faculty, staff, and students that involve the use of human subjects.

If you are uncertain whether your project requires review, or if you plan to submit an IRB proposal in the coming semester, please visit the Institutional Review Board on Human Subjects Research.   You will find application forms, examples and instructions, proposal submission deadlines, committee meeting dates and a listing of members. 

Protocols for the September 2 meeting must be received by Wednesday, August 26, 2015 by 5pm. 


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The Fitness Center will begin operating with our full academic year hours on Saturday 8/22/15.  Any changes to these hours will be posted on our website and intercom.

Monday: 7:00am - 11:00pm

Tuesday: 6:30am - 11:00pm

Wednesday: 6:30am - 11:00pm

Thursday: 6:30am - 11:00pm

Friday: 7:00am - 8:00pm

Saturday: 10:00am - 7:00pm

Sunday: 10:00am - 11:00pm

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LGBTQA+ and Allied Student Community Welcome -  Tuesday August 25, 7 pm Taghannock Falls Room, Campus Center
Come out and join us for this annual tradition! Enjoy refreshments and an opportunity to meet the LGBT Center program director, student staff, and student leaders of our four LGBTQ-themed student organizations, as well as info about our spectacular ZAP panel program and how to  get involved.

Learn more about our unique and supportive campus and the surrounding community, meet old friends and new, find out how to get involved, and let the LGBT Center know what services, policies, and offerings meet your needs and what more could be put in place to better serve you!

Visit the events calendar


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ITS wants to remind everyone to NEVER respond to email messages requesting passwords or other personal information.

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Cashiering Services Update

Contributed by Jaimie Voorhees on 08/20/2015 

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This is a follow up to the intercom message dated 7/13/15 regarding Cashiering Hours and Services:

Ithaca College’s Cashiering Services office located at 328 Campus Center is no longer operational.  The College has entered into an agreement with CFCU Community Credit Union for departmental cash needs that were previously handled by the College’s Cashiering Services office.  CFCU is currently located on the ground floor of the West Tower and will be moving to 328 Campus Center once the renovations to that space are completed.

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A-Lot (near Rowland Hall), J-Lot (behind the Towers), M-Lot (at the A&E Center), T-Lot (next to Terrace 2), and D-Lot (between Clarke and Bogart Halls) will be closed beginning Saturday, August 22nd at 7pm throughout the day on Sunday, August 23rd. 

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 As the result of an external review conducted over the summer, the Center for Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is making changes that will allow students to obtain access to needed mental health services more quickly and efficiently. The changes include the addition of a counselor position and a new, telephone-based assessment process.

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