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Academic Event Type: Academic. Calendar: Academic. Saturday, May 25, 2019 – Monday, May 27, 2019.

Memorial Day Holiday- University closed

Academic Event Type: Academic. Calendar: Academic. Featured Event: Yes. Saturday, May 25, 2019. For more info visit www.marshall.edu.

Blackboard Downtime

Libraries & Online Learning Blackboard services will NOT be available May 25-27. Service will return at 8 a.m. Tuesday, May 28. In order to continue to provide the latest tools and best Blackboard service, a behind-the-scenes upgrade is required. Students should plan to work ahead to meet course deadlines and due dates. For additional information, please contact onlinelearning@marshall.edu. Building: Marshall University. Contact Email: onlinelearning@marshall.edu. Featured Event: Yes. Saturday, May 25, 2019 – Monday, May 27, 2019.

Intersession: Complete Withdrawals Only

Academic Event Type: Academic. Calendar: Academic. Monday, May 27, 2019 – Thursday, June 6, 2019.

Lunch for a Buck

Student Activities Lunch for a Buck 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Menu varies Open to all Sponsored by the Campus Christian Center and local churches. Building: Campus Christian Center. Event Type: Student Events. Calendar: Student Activities. Sponsor: Campus Christian Center and local churches. Tuesday, May 28, 2019, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM.

ACT Cram Sessions

College of Science Marshall professors will offer a math boot camp weekend session before the next ACT and SAT test. Students can: identify strength and weaknesses, build math skills, practice with challenging games, and practice pacing for one question per minute.  1 to 4:30 p.m. ACT: October 20-21, 2018 December 1-2, 2018 February 2-3, 2019 June 1-2, 2019 SAT: April 6-7, 2019 Cost is $140 per weekend. Scholarships are available. To sign up, contact Dr. Suzanne Strait, director of West Virginia Science Adventures, at WVScienceAdventures@gmail.com. Learn more at http://ssawv.com/act-test-prep. Building: Drinko Library and Information Center. Room: 349. Event Type: Academic. Calendar: College of Science. Contact Name: Dr. Suzanne Strait. Contact Email: WVScienceAdventures@gmail.com. Sponsor: College of Science and West Virginia Science Adventures. Saturday, June 1, 2019 – Sunday, June 2, 2019. For more info visit ssawv.com.

Intersession: Last Class Day

Academic Event Type: Academic. Calendar: Academic. Thursday, June 6, 2019.

Intersession: Final Exam Day

Academic Event Type: Academic. Calendar: Academic. Friday, June 7, 2019.

The Penny Kroll Visiting Speaker Series with David G. Greathouse

Marshall University School of Physical Therapy presents The Penny Kroll Visiting Speaker Series with David G. Greathouse PT, PhD, ECS, FAPTA "PT Practice Models: A Direct Access/Primary Care Perspective and Leadership and Professional Challenges." Friday, June 7, 2019 12:15 p.m. - 2 p.m. St. Mary's Center for Education, Pallottine Room (2853 5th Avenue in Huntington) All local Physical Therapy Clinicians and Marshall University Faculty are welcome to attend. 1.5 Hours of CEUs offered through the WVBOPT Contact Dr. Scott Davis at davis1090@marshall.edu to learn more. Building: St. Mary's Educational Center. Room: St. Mary's Center for Education, Pallottine Room (2853 5th Avenue in Huntington). Event Type: Academic. Calendar: College of Health Professions. Contact Name: Dr. Scott Davis. Contact Email: david1090@marshall.edu. Sponsor: School of Physical Therapy. Friday, June 7, 2019, 12:15 PM – 2:00 PM. For more info visit www.marshall.edu.

A-Slay-ing Grace

Diversity, Equality & Inclusion PEER TO PEER LGBTQ+ CAMPUS SUPPORT GROUPS A-Slay-ing Grace Every 2nd Monday at 9:00 PM A-Slay-ing Grace is a support group for LGBTQ+ students to talk about issues of faith. This is not a Bible study, but an open and affirming space to share experiences and offer support to one another. Topics will include but not limited to: • Dealing with rejection from family and faith communities • Finding open and affirming faith communities • Queer biblical figures of faith • Resources on queer faith All support group meetings are welcoming, confidential and affirming. For more information please contact: Rev Chris Bailey baileych@marshall.edu All support group meetings will be held in the LGBTQ+ Office unless listed otherwise. Building: Memorial Student Center. Room: LGBTQ+ Office. Calendar: Diversity, Equality & Inclusion. Student Activities. Contact Email: baileych@marshall.edu. Sponsor: LGBTQ+ Office. Monday, June 10, 2019, 9:00 PM – 10:00 PM.

New Student Orientation

All new students are expected to attend orientation, as it serves as a formal introduction to the university. During new student orientation, students will: Learn about graduation requirements at Marshall , Learn how to navigate through Marshall’s student resources and support services , Learn about many things students will encounter during your first year at Marshall, including academic expectations and student life , Meet with an academic advisor to register for classes , Meet many of your new classmates At the new student orientation, we encourage you to ask questions, actively participate, make new friends, and learn what will be expected of you as a Son or Daughter of Marshall. 2019 New Student Orientation Dates Summer Orientation sessions will take place: June 11-14, 2019 July 23 – 26, 2019 August 8 – 9, 2019 Register for a Summer Orientation Session. Building: Marshall University. Contact Email: orientation@marshall.edu. Tuesday, June 11, 2019 – Friday, June 14, 2019. For more info visit www.marshall.edu.

Lunch for a Buck

Student Activities Lunch for a Buck 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Menu varies Open to all Sponsored by the Campus Christian Center and local churches. Building: Campus Christian Center. Event Type: Student Events. Calendar: Student Activities. Sponsor: Campus Christian Center and local churches. Tuesday, June 11, 2019, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM.

Queer to Slay

Diversity, Equality & Inclusion PEER TO PEER LGBTQ+ CAMPUS SUPPORT GROUPS Queer to Slay Every 2nd and 4th Thursday at 7 p.m.  Queer to Slay is a peer to peer support group for all LGBTQ+ students. This group is a safe, convenient, and confidential space where students can discuss or get support on certain topics such as: • Coming out • Dealing with interpersonal, religious, or family rejection • Resources • Help with workplace or school challenges • Dealing with internalized homophobia • Finding an accepting community All support group meetings are welcoming, confidential and affirming. For more information please contact: Shaunte Polk polk4@marshall.edu All support group meetings will be held in the LGBTQ+ Office unless listed otherwise. Building: Memorial Student Center. Room: LGBTQ+ Office. Event Type: Diversity, Equality & Inclusion. Student Events. Calendar: Diversity, Equality & Inclusion. Contact Name: Shaunte Polk. Contact Email: polk4@marshall.edu. Sponsor: LGBTQ+ Office. Thursday, June 13, 2019, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Jazz-MU-Tazz

School of Music Make your summer swing at Jazz-MU-Tazz! June 16-21, 2019 This six-day, five-night camp is an immersive experience for rising high-school freshman through seniors to learn about the traditions of jazz, regardless of prior experience! Throughout the week, students perform in big bands and combos wile learning jazz improvisation, history, theory, and more- all within a fun, encouraging learning environment. Camp begins Sunday June 16th and ends with a concert on Friday June 21st! $50 non-refundable deposit due with registration; balance due June 14, 2019. Camp Tuition: $375 Housing and Meal Plans are available: Meal Plan Only (for commuter students, dinner Sunday – lunch Friday): $135 Housing and Meals (Sunday night – Thursday night housing, dinner Sunday – lunch Friday meals): $300 New for 2019 — Camp Tuition Scholarships! Thanks to funding from the Huntington Foundation, we have a limited number of tuition scholarships to award for this year’s camp. Priority will be given to studen… Building: Marshall University. Event Type: Academic. Calendar: College of Arts and Media-School of Music. Contact Email: nolanj@marshall.edu. Sponsor: Center for Continuing Education, School of Music. Featured Event: Yes. Sunday, June 16, 2019 – Friday, June 21, 2019. For more info visit www.marshall.edu.

Computer Science Adventure Zone: ROBOTS & CYBERSECURITY

College of Information Technology and Engineering Computer Science Adventure Zone ROBOTS & CYBERSECURITY Grades 5-12; No previous programming experience required. June 17 - 21, 2019 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Marshall University Weisberg Family Applied Engineering Complex, Room 2119 $150 per student (Need-based financial assistance available.) Snacks and light refreshments provided. Students are encouraged to bring their own lunch. Register at http://bit.ly/18csaz Registration due date: 6/10/2019 Each registration gets a prize bag Contact: Dr. Husnu Narman, narman@marshall.edu or Emily McCallister, mccallist118@marshall.edu. Building: Arthur Weisberg Family Applied Engineering Complex. Room: 2119. Event Type: Academic. Calendar: College of Information Technology and Engineering. Contact Name: Dr. Husnu Narman. Contact Email: narman@marshall.edu. Sponsor: College of Information Technology and Engineering. Monday, June 17, 2019 – Friday, June 21, 2019.

Mental Health Summit: First Responders Training and Community Roundtable

Please RSVP to charles.weinberg@va.gov AND fowler106@live.marshall.edu. Building: Corbly Hall. Room: Corbly Hall, Room 105. Event Type: General. Calendar: College of Health Professions. Contact Name: Katelyn Fowler. Contact Email: fowler106@live.marshall.edu. Sponsor: Hersel Woody Williams VAMC and MU Department of Social Work/MU-SPEAC. Thursday, June 20, 2019, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM. For more info visit www.marshall.edu.

Huntington Summer Music Festival

School of Music Marshall University will host the Huntington Summer Music Festival June 21-22 at Pullman Square, carrying on a new jazz music tradition that began in the summer of 2018 with the Ellis Marsalis International Jazz Piano Competition. The jazz piano competition will return to Huntington in two years, but in the meantime, Marshall’s School of Music will keep celebrating jazz each June by offering performances, education and community events. Along with performances from world-renowned and local jazz musicians, this year’s festival will feature a bier garten, a jazz art exhibit, and an instrument petting zoo for children and other festival-goers. The Huntington Summer Music Festival goes on in conjunction with the Jazz-MU-Tazz summer jazz camp at Marshall, which provides student jazz players opportunities to take master classes, get intensive jazz instruction and see performances by internationally recognized jazz performers. Among the performers at this year’s festival will be the winner of last year’s El… Building: Pullman Square, Downtown Huntington. Event Type: Academic. Calendar: College of Arts and Media-School of Music. Contact Name: Dr. Martin Saunders. Contact Phone: 304-696-4316. Contact Email: m.saunders@marshall.edu. Featured Event: Yes. Friday, June 21, 2019 – Saturday, June 22, 2019.

Herd Glow 5K

Join us for Marshall University's 2nd Annual Rainbow Run, Herd Glow 5K.  The event is a nighttime 5K through the campus of Marshall University.  For race information and registration, go to https://www.marshall.edu/diversity/5k/.  Proceeds will go toward the diversity, equality & inclusion student scholarship. Event Type: Diversity, Equality & Inclusion. General. Student Events. Calendar: Community Engagement. Diversity, Equality & Inclusion. Student Activities. Contact Name: Timothy Melvin. Contact Email: melvin7@marshall.edu. Sponsor: Academic Affairs | President's Commission on Diversity, Equality & Inclusion | Tai-State Racer. Friday, June 21, 2019, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Marshall University Huntington, WV.

Pride Picnic

Join us for the City of Huntington's Third Annual Pride Picnic on Saturday, June 22 from Noon-3pm.  The event is happening at the new Ritter Park picnic shelter and includes a free picnic buffet while supplies last.  For more information, visit http://www.marshall.edu/diversity/pride-picnic/. Event Type: Diversity, Equality & Inclusion. General. Student Events. Calendar: Diversity, Equality & Inclusion. Student Activities. Sponsor: LGBTQ Advisory Committee to Mayor Steve Williams | President's Commission on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Marshall University | Cabell Huntington Hospital. Saturday, June 22, 2019, 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Ritter Park Picnic Shelter.

Lunch for a Buck

Student Activities Lunch for a Buck 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Menu varies Open to all Sponsored by the Campus Christian Center and local churches. Building: Campus Christian Center. Event Type: Student Events. Calendar: Student Activities. Sponsor: Campus Christian Center and local churches. Tuesday, June 25, 2019, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM.

University Closed for Independence Day

In observance of Independence Day, our offices will be closed on Wednesday, July 4, 2018. We will resume normal business hours on Thursday, July 5. Building: Marshall University. Featured Event: Yes. Thursday, July 4, 2019.

Independence Day Holiday- University closed

Academic Event Type: Academic. Calendar: Academic. Thursday, July 4, 2019. For more info visit www.marshall.edu.

Summer I: Last Day to Drop Individual Course

Academic Event Type: Academic. Calendar: Academic. Friday, July 5, 2019.

Summer I: Complete Withdrawals Only

Academic Event Type: Academic. Calendar: Academic. Monday, July 8, 2019 – Thursday, August 8, 2019.

A-Slay-ing Grace

Diversity, Equality & Inclusion PEER TO PEER LGBTQ+ CAMPUS SUPPORT GROUPS A-Slay-ing Grace Every 2nd Monday at 9:00 PM A-Slay-ing Grace is a support group for LGBTQ+ students to talk about issues of faith. This is not a Bible study, but an open and affirming space to share experiences and offer support to one another. Topics will include but not limited to: • Dealing with rejection from family and faith communities • Finding open and affirming faith communities • Queer biblical figures of faith • Resources on queer faith All support group meetings are welcoming, confidential and affirming. For more information please contact: Rev Chris Bailey baileych@marshall.edu All support group meetings will be held in the LGBTQ+ Office unless listed otherwise. Building: Memorial Student Center. Room: LGBTQ+ Office. Calendar: Diversity, Equality & Inclusion. Student Activities. Contact Email: baileych@marshall.edu. Sponsor: LGBTQ+ Office. Monday, July 8, 2019, 9:00 PM – 10:00 PM.

Lunch for a Buck

Student Activities Lunch for a Buck 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Menu varies Open to all Sponsored by the Campus Christian Center and local churches. Building: Campus Christian Center. Event Type: Student Events. Calendar: Student Activities. Sponsor: Campus Christian Center and local churches. Tuesday, July 9, 2019, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM.

Queer to Slay

Diversity, Equality & Inclusion PEER TO PEER LGBTQ+ CAMPUS SUPPORT GROUPS Queer to Slay Every 2nd and 4th Thursday at 7 p.m.  Queer to Slay is a peer to peer support group for all LGBTQ+ students. This group is a safe, convenient, and confidential space where students can discuss or get support on certain topics such as: • Coming out • Dealing with interpersonal, religious, or family rejection • Resources • Help with workplace or school challenges • Dealing with internalized homophobia • Finding an accepting community All support group meetings are welcoming, confidential and affirming. For more information please contact: Shaunte Polk polk4@marshall.edu All support group meetings will be held in the LGBTQ+ Office unless listed otherwise. Building: Memorial Student Center. Room: LGBTQ+ Office. Event Type: Diversity, Equality & Inclusion. Student Events. Calendar: Diversity, Equality & Inclusion. Contact Name: Shaunte Polk. Contact Email: polk4@marshall.edu. Sponsor: LGBTQ+ Office. Thursday, July 11, 2019, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Application for August Graduation Due in Academic Dean’s Office

Academic Event Type: Academic. Calendar: Academic. Friday, July 12, 2019.

Summer I: Final Draft of Thesis/Dissertation Delivered to Committee Chair

Academic Event Type: Academic. Calendar: Academic. Friday, July 12, 2019.

New Student Orientation

All new students are expected to attend orientation, as it serves as a formal introduction to the university. During new student orientation, students will: Learn about graduation requirements at Marshall , Learn how to navigate through Marshall’s student resources and support services , Learn about many things students will encounter during your first year at Marshall, including academic expectations and student life , Meet with an academic advisor to register for classes , Meet many of your new classmates At the new student orientation, we encourage you to ask questions, actively participate, make new friends, and learn what will be expected of you as a Son or Daughter of Marshall. 2019 New Student Orientation Dates Summer Orientation sessions will take place: June 11-14, 2019 July 23 – 26, 2019 August 8 – 9, 2019 Register for a Summer Orientation Session. Building: Marshall University. Contact Email: orientation@marshall.edu. Tuesday, July 23, 2019 – Friday, July 26, 2019. For more info visit www.marshall.edu.

Lunch for a Buck

Student Activities Lunch for a Buck 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Menu varies Open to all Sponsored by the Campus Christian Center and local churches. Building: Campus Christian Center. Event Type: Student Events. Calendar: Student Activities. Sponsor: Campus Christian Center and local churches. Tuesday, July 23, 2019, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM.

New Student Orientation

All new students are expected to attend orientation, as it serves as a formal introduction to the university. During new student orientation, students will: Learn about graduation requirements at Marshall , Learn how to navigate through Marshall’s student resources and support services , Learn about many things students will encounter during your first year at Marshall, including academic expectations and student life , Meet with an academic advisor to register for classes , Meet many of your new classmates At the new student orientation, we encourage you to ask questions, actively participate, make new friends, and learn what will be expected of you as a Son or Daughter of Marshall. 2019 New Student Orientation Dates Summer Orientation sessions will take place: June 11-14, 2019 July 23 – 26, 2019 August 8 – 9, 2019 Register for a Summer Orientation Session. Building: Marshall University. Contact Email: orientation@marshall.edu. Thursday, August 8, 2019 – Friday, August 9, 2019. For more info visit www.marshall.edu.

Summer I: Last Class Day; Last Day to Completely Withdraw from Summer I

Academic Event Type: Academic. Calendar: Academic. Thursday, August 8, 2019.

Queer to Slay

Diversity, Equality & Inclusion PEER TO PEER LGBTQ+ CAMPUS SUPPORT GROUPS Queer to Slay Every 2nd and 4th Thursday at 7 p.m.  Queer to Slay is a peer to peer support group for all LGBTQ+ students. This group is a safe, convenient, and confidential space where students can discuss or get support on certain topics such as: • Coming out • Dealing with interpersonal, religious, or family rejection • Resources • Help with workplace or school challenges • Dealing with internalized homophobia • Finding an accepting community All support group meetings are welcoming, confidential and affirming. For more information please contact: Shaunte Polk polk4@marshall.edu All support group meetings will be held in the LGBTQ+ Office unless listed otherwise. Building: Memorial Student Center. Room: LGBTQ+ Office. Event Type: Diversity, Equality & Inclusion. Student Events. Calendar: Diversity, Equality & Inclusion. Contact Name: Shaunte Polk. Contact Email: polk4@marshall.edu. Sponsor: LGBTQ+ Office. Thursday, August 8, 2019, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Summer I: Approved Thesis/Dissertation must be submitted to the EDT website Electronic. Thesis and Dissertation form and graduation fee receipt submitted to the Graduate College Office

Academic Building: Marshall University. Event Type: Academic. Calendar: Academic. Contact Email: registrar@marshall.edu. Featured Event: Yes. Friday, August 9, 2019.

Summer I: Final Examination Day

Academic Event Type: Academic. Calendar: Academic. Friday, August 9, 2019.

A-Slay-ing Grace

Diversity, Equality & Inclusion PEER TO PEER LGBTQ+ CAMPUS SUPPORT GROUPS A-Slay-ing Grace Every 2nd Monday at 9:00 PM A-Slay-ing Grace is a support group for LGBTQ+ students to talk about issues of faith. This is not a Bible study, but an open and affirming space to share experiences and offer support to one another. Topics will include but not limited to: • Dealing with rejection from family and faith communities • Finding open and affirming faith communities • Queer biblical figures of faith • Resources on queer faith All support group meetings are welcoming, confidential and affirming. For more information please contact: Rev Chris Bailey baileych@marshall.edu All support group meetings will be held in the LGBTQ+ Office unless listed otherwise. Building: Memorial Student Center. Room: LGBTQ+ Office. Calendar: Diversity, Equality & Inclusion. Student Activities. Contact Email: baileych@marshall.edu. Sponsor: LGBTQ+ Office. Monday, August 12, 2019, 9:00 PM – 10:00 PM.

Lunch for a Buck

Student Activities Lunch for a Buck 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Menu varies Open to all Sponsored by the Campus Christian Center and local churches. Building: Campus Christian Center. Event Type: Student Events. Calendar: Student Activities. Sponsor: Campus Christian Center and local churches. Tuesday, August 13, 2019, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM.

Week of Welcome

Week of Welcome Week of Welcome (WOW) is part of the First Year Experience at Marshall University. WOW serves as more than a class or program; it is an experience that is essential to the success of first-year students at Marshall. It is a collaborative, introductory effort to welcome, educate and socialize freshmen to the Marshall University campus, academic expectations, personnel, resources and traditions during the first few weeks of the fall semester. Building: Marshall University. Event Type: Week of Welcome. Calendar: Week of Welcome. Contact Phone: 304-696-3169. Contact Email: wow@marshall.edu. Tuesday, August 20, 2019 – Sunday, August 25, 2019. For more info visit www.marshall.edu.

Recess at the Rec

Week of Welcome FIRST NIGHT BLOCK PARTY “Recess at the Rec” MARSHALL REC CENTER | 8:30 – 10 P.M. Grab your friends and join us for “Recess at the Rec”. Have some food, participate in “School Yard Games” and activities, win prizes, and more. Come ready for a fun night of RECESS! Building: Recreation Center. Event Type: Week of Welcome. Calendar: Week of Welcome. Sponsor: Campus Recreation Center and Week of Welcome. Featured Event: Yes. Tuesday, August 20, 2019, 8:30 PM – 10:00 PM.

Rec Fest 2019

Week of Welcome RECFEST 2019 MARSHALL RECREATION CENTER | NOON – 3 P.M. The event will feature more than 150 different vendors and Marshall organizations. RecFest is designed to familiarize Marshall students with local businesses and on-campus organizations. Stop by to socialize and meet new people, while having fun and visit all the various booths. RecFest will feature a 90’s theme, so come prepared for a blast from the past! Building: Recreation Center. Event Type: Week of Welcome. Calendar: Week of Welcome. Sponsor: Campus Recreation Center and Week of Welcome. Featured Event: Yes. Saturday, August 24, 2019, 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM.