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January 23, 2015

Community News

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SAILS Survey Assistance in Duncan 212

Do you have questions about completing your SAILS survey? Your Program Advisors will be holding open lab sessions to assist with any questions you may have. If you are unable to come to an open lab hour please contact a Program Advisor directly for assistance!

Open SAILS Lab – Duncan 212

Hours:

  • Wednesday 1/21 8:00 – 10:00 a.m. & 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
  • Thursday 1/22 9:00 – Noon & 2:00-5:45 p.m.
  • Friday 1/23 9:00 – Noon & 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.
  • Monday 1/26 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. &  4:00 – 5:30 p.m.

BTT – Lacey Carey 857-6210; LASS – Mandy Garcia 857-6710; STEM – Yvonne Campbell 857-6099. If you are unsure which Program Advisor is assigned to you please feel free to contact any of us and we will assist you.

Virginia Western Club Carnival Next Week

The clubs and student organizations will be coming out in troves to entertain and enlighten the VWCC community Monday and Tuesday (January 26 & 27) from 10-2 on the 3rd floor of the Student Life Center. Come out and experience the spectacle! Witness the delight! Be part of the magic!

Clubs members will be on site to answer any questions and to inform you about all the upcoming projects that they will be bringing to our campus this year. Also there will be groups hoping to start up future student organizations here at VWCC that are looking for interested and like minded individuals to be part of the process.

So come on out and be part of your Virginia Western community!

For more information about student clubs and organizations, please visit our Student Life club page (linked here) or email Natasha Lee at Nlee@virginiawestern.edu.

VWCC Winter Blood Drive Next Tuesday

Virginia Blood Services will be holding their 2015 VWCC winter blood drive this Tuesday (January 27th) from 10-3 in the new Student Life Center (room s307).

If interested, you can sign up online at www.vablood.org or at the Student Activities Department but walk ins are always welcome! All donors must present a valid ID or VBS donor card at registration.

Free T-shirt for all presenting donors!

For any questions, please contact Natasha Lee at nlee@virginiawestern.edu.

Sponsored by your Virginia Western Student Activities

SAILS Survey Assistance in Duncan 212

Do you have questions about completing your SAILS survey? Need some tips to speed up survey completion? Your Program Advisors will be holding open lab sessions to assist with any questions you may have. If you are unable to come to an open lab hour please contact a Program Advisor directly for assistance!

Open SAILS Lab – Duncan 212

Hours:

Friday 1/23

9:00 – Noon & 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Monday 1/26
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. & 4:00 – 5:30 p.m.

BTT – Lacey Carey 857-6210; LASS – Mandy Garcia 857-6710; STEM – Yvonne Campbell 857-6099. If you are unsure which Program Advisor is assigned to you please feel free to contact any of us and we will assist you.

DMV to go

Can't get to the DMV? The DMV is coming here!

The DMV mobile unit will be in parking lot 9 on Friday, February 20th, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The wireless office on wheels offers all DMV services:

  • Apply for or renew your ID card - children and adults.
  • Apply for or renew your driver's license - take road and knowledge tests; get your picture taken, reinstate driving privileges.
  • Get a copy of your driving record.
  • Obtain vehicle titles, license plates, decals, transcripts.
  • Order disabled parking placards or plates.
  • Recently moved? Stop in to upgrade your address on your DMV record. At the same time you can update your voter registration address and organ donor status.
  • And much more!

January 22, 2015

NEW CALENDAR UPDATE FILES FOR 2015 PAYROLL DATES AND THE 2015 HOLIDAY CALENDAR

All employees want to ensure that they enter their payable time and leave absence requests into the HRMS system by the due date every pay period.  Also, if you are a supervisor, you will want to ensure you approve payable time for your employees by the due date.

Information and Educational Technologies (IET) with the help of Payroll and Human Resources has created new calendar date files for 2015 which you can import into your default Outlook calendar to serve as a reminder that you need to enter your payable time, leave of absence requests, approve payable time for employees who report to you, etc.

Follow the directions located at http://virginiawestern.edu/iet/helpdesk/howtos.php  under Import a Calendar Date File into Outlook! You will notice that there is a VWCC Holidays 2015 file you can import as well.

Please contact the Help Desk if you have any questions.

Room Reservations

Need a room for a meeting or event? It's easy to find the room you need. The college's online calendar and reservation system is fully automated so you can find what you need, when you need it.

Use this link to review the reservation instructions: http://www.virginiawestern.edu/facstaff/docs/FacStaffCalendarInst.pdf. Please pay close attention to the section on start and end dates.

Use is link to add your reservation: http://calendar.activedatax.com/virginiawestern/OpenEntryFacility.aspx?fid=1. If you need the room unlocked or support from the Media Geeks please be sure to include that under the Resources section.

Follow this link to search all locations across campus. You can search by date, location or keyword. This link shows all academic and non-academic events going on at the college. http://calendar.activedatax.com/virginiawestern/CalendarNOW.aspx?fromdate=2/1/2013&todate=2/28/2013&display=Month

Note: Whitman Theater is room M106, HR Training Room is room F002 and the Natural Science Center is N101.

PLEASE NOTE: For tables, chairs, extra trash cans or ice please use the FMS work order system, Maintenance Connection. See Hunter Wright (hwright@virginiawestern.edu) or Pat Rhodes (prhodes@virginiawestern.edu) if you have any questions.

Contact Tara Nepper with any questions

Jennifer Pittman Welcome Reception

Please join Dr. Sandel for an afternoon dessert reception to welcome Jennifer Pittman, Associate Vice President of Human Resources, to Virginia Western. The reception will be Thursday, January 29th from 2:30-4pm in the 1st floor lobby of Fishburn Hall. Take this opportunity to swing by to say hello to Jennifer and enjoy a delicious afternoon treat. We hope to see you there!

SIS/HRMS System Outage

SIS/HRMS (the PeopleSoft Student Information/Human Resources Systems) will be unavailable from 6 p.m. Saturday, January 24 to 8 a.m. Sunday, January 25 as the VCCS Systems Office in Richmond relocates these systems to the new data center.

MyVWCC and Blackboard will remain available.  Please contact the Virginia Western Help Desk (helpdesk@virginiawestern.edu or 857-7354) if you have any questions.

Please plan accordingly.