CALS E-Newsletter Archive

Fall 2020/Spring 2021 Student Communications

Videos, Recordings & Important Announcements

Graduation Newsletter

  • 4/17/21: CALS Grad Gifts: Save the Dates for Pick Up, Apply by 4/18 for CALS Student Speaker
  • 4/13/21: RSVP Now Open, Submit a Congrats Video Through April 16
  • 3/30/21: Date Announced: UArizona/CALS Graduation Ceremony, Pop-up Filming Through April 9
  • 2/1/21: Applying for Graduation, Ceremony info

CALS Connect (undergraduate student eNewsletter)

  • 4/14/21: Share Your Input & Enter to Win Prizes!, Graduation RSVP Now Open
  • 4/6/21: Guests at Graduation, Hear Tommy Hilfiger Speak
  • 3/29/21: Grad Filming Opportunity, 4/1 Scholarship Deadline
  • 3/22/21: Tucson Young Professionals Membership, GradFest, Vaccine Update
  • 3/15/21: Stage 3, Emergency Funds, Graduation Update
  • 3/8/21: May 2021 Graduation, Emergency Funds, UNMET Job Fair
  • 3/1/21: Emergency Funds for ALL Spring 2021 Students, New Job Listings
  • 2/22/21: Campus Study Spaces, Wildcat Casting Call, eSMS Link
  • 2/15/21: New Scholarships, Internships & Jobs, Wildcats R.I.S.E., eSMS Launch
  • 2/8/21: Spring Career Days, Preparing for Stage 2
  • 2/1/21: 2/2 Career Fair, Professional Dress Survey, Student Jobs
  • 1/25/21: ASUA Virtual Club Fair, Career Fair Prep Sessions
  • 1/19/21: Career Fair Prep Sessions, Jobs, Internships & Research Opportunities
  • 1/14/21: Virtual Drop-in Advising, $1 Million in CALS Scholarships!
  • 12/7/20: Support for Unexpected Emergency Expenses, Life Management Counseling
  • 11/30/20: Undergraduate Research Program, 7 Tips to Avoid Employment Scams
  • 11/23/20: CALS Thanks & Giving Dinner, Internships & Jobs
  • 11/16/20: Registration Labs, Pre-Health Information Blast
  • 11/09/20: #BearDownMaskUp Challenge, Jobs & Internships
  • 11/02/20: Election Support Resources, Spring Registration
  • 10/27/20: Thanksgiving Travel Survey, CALS Undergraduate Q&A/Town Hall
  • 10/19/20: December Graduation Save-the-Date, UArizona College of Veterinary Medicine Info Session
  • 10/12/20: Select In-Person Classes Resuming October 12, Internships & Research Opportunities
  • 10/5/20: Looking for a Place to Study On Campus?, Spring 2021 Registration Schedule
  • 9/28/20: Wildcats R.I.S.E., CALS Student Leadership Summit Call for Proposals
  • 9/21/20: Just for CALS Students: Jobs & Internships
  • 9/14/20: Stressed? Talk it out! CALS Life Management Counseling
  • 9/8/20: Student emergency fund, resources & student services, virtual events
  • 8/31/20: Campus student centers, Workshop Wednesdays--CALS Career Center, Virtual Club Fair
  • 8/24/20: Extended drop-in advising, Wildcat student employment fair, CALS clubs
  • 8/3/20: The Road Back, library spaces & technology borrowing, fall internships and jobs, leadership opportunities
  • 7/26/20: Campus Reentry Updates, course formats, new UAccess Student Center, fall course highlights

Master the Month (graduate student eNewsletter)

Summer 2020 New Student Communications

Welcome new Wildcats! Our new student communications are designed to help you start strong in Fall 2020. Review our Survival Guides, written by CALS Student Orientation Leaders (SOLs), for an insider perspective from students who've been where you are. You can also review our weekly student eNews, CALS Connect, to catch up on up-to-date information, resources, and opportunities specifically for new students.

Survival Guides

CALS Updates & Opportunities

Spring 2020 Student Communications

CALS Connect

Review past editions of the CALS Connect weekly e-newsletter for updates on upcoming deadlines, scholarships, professional development opportunities, internships, leadership development, and more.

  • 5/4/20: Pass/Fail FAQ, Finals Study Jams, Wellbeing Wednesdays
  • 4/27/20: Career Center webinar on Virtual Etiquette, Wellbeing Wednesdays, summer and fall course highlights
  • 4/20/20: Can You Hear Me Now? A Mental Health Discussion, CALS Trivia Breaks, What's Next? A Career Center Webinar
  • 4/12/20: Topics include CALS course highlights, upcoming Career Center webinar, TikTok challenge, advising and career center virtual drop-in hours, and campus virtual events.
  • 4/5/20: Topics include job search and networking tips, Summer/Fall 2020 registration, Spirit of CALS week, advising and career center virtual drop-in hours, and campus virtual events.
  • 3/29/20: Topics include Fall 2020 registration schedule, engagement opportunities, advising and career center virtual drop-in hours, and a round-up of campus virtual events for the week.
  • 3/22/20: Topics include updated Spring 2020 dates and deadlines, weekly schedule for advising and career center virtual drop-in hours, and additional information.
  • 3/15/20: Topics include COVID-19 Campus Updates, virtual academic advising, dates and deadlines, and additional information.

CALS Graduation eNewsletters

Review past editions of the CALS Graduation eNewsletter to ensure you're in-the-know on important updates, planned events, and opportunities to celebrate.

  • 4/9/20: Info about the CALS Virtual Graduation Convocation, Student Speaker deadline, opportunity for CALS students to submit their own celebratory video, and more.
  • 4/3/20: Update on the combination of options to celebrate our May 2020 graduates, CALS Student Speaker submission, and graduation regalia info.
  • 3/23/20: CALS Graduation Feedback survey

CALS Daily Digest

Review past editions of the CALS Daily Digest to find important resources, tips, services, and announcements to help you cope with adjusting to online learning and changes implemented as a result of the novel coronavirus COVID-19. 

CALS Daily Digest, 3/31/20

Topics include:

  • CALS Undergraduate Town Hall, April 2, 2-3 pm
  • UA WiFi Locations: Tucson and Arizona
  • Tech Resources for Online Learning

CALS Daily Digest, 3/28/20

Topics include:

  • Reduce Stress: Create a Self-Care Plan
  • A Message to Students from Dean Burgess
  • CALS Undergraduate Town Hall, April 2, 2-3 pm

CALS Daily Digest, 3/27/20

Topics include:

  • Grade Replacement Opportunity (GRO) After Spring 2020
  • CALS Undergraduate Town Hall, April 2, 2-3 pm
  • Q & A with President Robbins and Provost Folks (recording)
  • Correction: Course Withdrawal, No $25 Fee

CALS Daily Digest, 3/26/20

Topics include:

  • Student Financial Emergency Fund
  • Correction: P/F and Grade Average
  • Things to Consider Before Withdrawing
  • Drive Up Hot Spots: Main Campus & UA South

CALS Daily Digest, 3/25/20

Topics include:

  • 5 Things to Consider with a Pass/Fail (P/F) Option
  • Move Out Information: Campus Housing
  • Liaison Librarian: Individual Research Support
  • How Are you Doing? A Short Survey

CALS Daily Digest, 3/24/20

Topics include:

  • Revised Academic Grading and Eligibility Policies
  • Spring 2020 Revised Policies: Registrar FAQ
  • Study Abroad Summer 2020 Programs

CALS Daily Digest, 3/21/2020

Topics include:

  • Virtual Activities & Programming
  • Canceled: In-Person May 2020 Convocations & Commencement
  • LaunchPad in D2L: Now Open for All UA Students
  • UA Student Resources: Online List
  • LGBTQ+ Resource Center Available Virtually
  • Community Food Bank: Find Food Today 
  • Disability-Related Access & Accommodations 
  • Online Delivery for Classes Starting Before July 1, 2020

CALS Daily Digest, 3/20/2020

Topics include:

  • THINK TANK: Online Tutoring & Academic Support
  • UA Writing Skills Improvement Program (WSIP)
  • Important Info: Spring 2020 Internships for Academic Credit
  • Limited COVID-19 Testing Available to Students at Campus Health
  • Native American Student Support
  • Reporting Discrimination
  • Building Closures: Forbes & Marley
  • On-campus Printing Locations
  • UA Parking & Transportation

CALS Daily Digest, 3/19/2020

Topics include:

  • 7 Tips to Adjust to Online Learning
  • Degree Audit/Graduation Application: CALS Process
  • UA Main Library Closed
  • Seven Week 2: Updated Dates & Deadlines
  • Pima County Public Libraries Closed
  • CALS eNewsletter Archive

CALS Daily Digest, 3/18/2020

Topics Include:

  • Student Resources for Online Learning
  • Phishing Email
  • On-Campus Housing FAQ
  • Campus Pantry
  • CALS Scholarship Deadline Extended to April 15
  • Pima Community College: College Closure

CALS Daily Digest, 3/17/2020

Topics include:

  • CALS Life Management Counseling
  • Research Policies for Students and Postdocs
  • Zoom Orientations
  • U-Haul Offers 30 Days Free Self-Storage amid Coronavirus Outbreak
  • Enterprise: College Student Travel Assistance
  • McKale Ticket Office Update, 3/16/2020

Covid-19 Campus Plan, 3/13/2020

Topics include:

  • COVID-19 Campus Mitigation Plan
  • Classes Canceled: March 16 & March 17
  • Classes Resume (in Online Format): March 18 
  • CALS Classes, What to Expect
  • UA Class Absence Practices
  • Academic Advising 
  • Career Center Availability
  • Life Management Counseling