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Upcoming Academic Deadlines and Cultural Credit events

Academic Calendar Wednesday, Aug. 28 Last Day to Add a full-term course Last Day to Drop a full-term course without financial penalty Last Day to Change Meal Plans Monday, Sept. 2 Labor Day – No Classes/University Holiday Cultural Credit: Students

Homecoming and Dining

This year, we are doing something different during Homecoming for students and for returning alumni. It will involve Dining Services transforming the Rinker Field House for a few days. The student-run Homecoming Committee and supporting staff members are working on

New Phone System LIVE Training Sessions!

Dear Stetson Community, As previously announced, the entire new phone system has been successfully deployed across all campuses! With this cloud-based system, calls can be answered using your computer, a phone app, or a traditional handset. We are offering live training

The new Stetson University Calendar 

The new Stetson University Calendar has launched for the DeLand campus. All events from the other systems have been imported and can be found in the new Stetson University Calendar, which is accessible to the campus community and the general public from all

Scam of the Week: Watch Out for a Brand New Phishing Attachment

Be on the lookout for suspicious attachments! The bad guys are using a new type of attachment to trick you and it could reach your inbox. They’re sending phishing emails with SHTML file attachments (.SHTML extension). These types of files

StetsonU mobile app update

Stetson will disable most of the functionality for the StetsonU mobile app for Android and iOS users, as of July 31, with the intent to discontinue the app altogether by Oct. 1. The app will also be removed from both

Network and Systems Maintenance

As part of our efforts to improve security and expand network capacity, the Information Technology department will be performing various maintenance tasks on Thursday, Aug. 1, from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. During this time, you may experience intermittent outages

New Phone System Reminder!

Dear Stetson Community, As previously announced, the entire new phone system has been successfully deployed across all campuses! With this cloud-based system, calls can be answered using your computer, a phone app, or a traditional handset. Please review the following

Schedule for Current Faculty, Staff Photographs

Come have a new headshot taken by University Marketing’s photographer! University Marketing will be taking headshot photographs for all current faculty and current/new staff on Wednesday, Aug. 7, and Thursday, Aug. 8, from 9-11 a.m. and 2-4 p.m. and Friday,

Japanese-American poet Phil Kaye to Speak at Values Day 2019

Phil Kaye, a Japanese-American spoken-word poet, will be the keynote speaker for Stetson’s Values Day on Sept. 24. The theme of Values Day 2019 is “Activism Through the Arts.” The theme is meant for individuals to explore ways in which

New Stetson Calendar update

University Marketing will go live with the new Stetson University Calendar on Tuesday, Aug. 13, for all campuses. The Stetson Calendar will replace multiple systems, including Ad Astra on the DeLand campus. Faculty, staff and students should find the new

Values Day – Call For Workshops and Save the Date

Each year, Stetson University takes a day away from classes to explore our commonly shared values.  This year, Values Day will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019. The Values Planning Committee invites proposals for 75- or 150-minute workshops that

Test of Hatter Alert emergency notification system on Thursday, July 11, at 1 p.m.

On Thursday, July 11, at 1 p.m., the Stetson Emergency Management Team will conduct a test of the Hatter Alert emergency notification system. This system allows us to contact all Stetson community members by text message, phone and email in

Test of Hatter Alert emergency notification system on Thursday, July 11, at 1 p.m.

On Thursday, July 11, at 1 p.m., the Stetson Emergency Management Team will conduct a test of the Hatter Alert emergency notification system. This system allows us to contact all Stetson community members by text message, phone and email in

Scam of the Week: Beware of Gmail Calendar Phishing Scam

If you use Google’s free calendar service to schedule business or personal events, be on the lookout for fake notifications going around. The bad guys are using unsolicited Google Calendar notifications to trick you into clicking phishing links so they

Community Reception on Friday for Retiring Clay Henderson, Interim Director Jason Evans

Stetson University has named Jason Evans, Ph.D., as the interim executive director of the Institute for Water and Environmental Resilience (IWER). His role begins on Aug. 15. Evans will fill the position while Stetson searches for a permanent replacement for

UPDATE: New Cloud-Based Phone System

Dear Stetson Community, As previously announced, Stetson’s Information Technology department is implementing a new university-wide phone system. With this cloud-based system, calls can be answered using your computer, a phone app, or a traditional handset. We expect full implementation by

Summer Blood Drive

Stetson University will be hosting its Summer Blood Drive on Thursday, June 13, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.  The bloodmobile will be parked in front of the Carlton Union Building.  Special incentives for donating blood include a free Epic

Join ‘Hatter Days’ on Wednesday, June 12

On Wednesday, June 12, as part of “Hatter Days,” all University staff are encouraged to go to downtown DeLand and enjoy lunch between 11:45 a.m. and 1:15 p.m. Choose any restaurant, any colleague, and add to your listing of University

Join ‘Hatter Days’ on Wednesday, June 12

On Wednesday, June 12, as part of “Hatter Days,” all University staff are encouraged to go to downtown DeLand and enjoy lunch between 11:45 a.m. and 1:15 p.m. Choose any restaurant, any colleague, and add to your listing of University

UPDATE: New Cloud-Based Phone System

Dear Stetson Community, As previously announced, Stetson’s Information Technology department is implementing a new university-wide phone system. With this cloud-based system, calls can be answered using your computer, a phone app, or a traditional handset. We expect full implementation by

Scam of the Week: Watch Out for Fake Legal Threats in Your Inbox

The bad guys are currently using fake legal threats to scare you into downloading their malicious attachments. These email scams typically inform you that your organization is going to be sued. You’re instructed to review the attached file for details

Staff Training on June 11: Know Your Strengths – RSVP today

A reminder to RSVP by Thursday, May 30, for the next staff and development training offered by the Staff Advisory Council. Tuesday, June 11 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Lynn Presentation Room, Rinker Welcome Center Know Your Strengths CliftonStrengths is

Scam of the Week: Watch out for Memorial Day Scams

The bad guys are known to use holidays to try to get you to click on a dangerous link or download a malicious attachment. Whether you’re traveling this Memorial Day weekend, or staying home to take advantage of online shopping

Staff Advisory Council: Call for New Members

The Staff Advisory Council has three openings and is looking for a staff member in Campus Life and Student Success, Custodial Services, and Finance/Administration to serve two-year terms, beginning in June. Please consider applying today. We meet monthly, on the

Staff Training on June 11: Know Your Strengths

The Staff Advisory Council is offering a series of trainings and development programs this year, with the next one coming up on June 11. Tuesday, June 11 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Lynn Presentation Room, Rinker Welcome Center Know Your

Edmunds Center Pole Replacement

On Saturday, May 18, workers will replace the pole and switchgear just north of the Edmunds Center parking lot. The crew from Primoris, a Duke Energy subcontractor, will start around 8:30 a.m. and complete the work before 6 p.m. that

Staff Advisory Council: Call for New Members

The Staff Advisory Council has three openings and is looking for a staff member in Campus Life and Student Success, Custodial Services, and Finance/Administration to serve two-year terms, beginning in June. Please consider applying today. We meet monthly, on the

Commencement Feedback

For everyone who participated in last week’s Graduate and Undergraduate Commencement ceremonies, ROTC Commissioning Ceremony and/or the Undergraduate Awards & Recognition Ceremony – we would like to hear your thoughts and feedback. Please share positive experiences as well as any

Change of Date for All Campus Staff Meeting

The Office of Human Resources invites you to the DeLand/Celebration All Campus Staff Meeting on Wednesday, May 22.  The event will take place in the CUB Stetson Room from 9 – 10:30 a.m.  The event will also be streamed to

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