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Heather C. Lou
May 24, 2019

Student Center and SLLD Closed on Monday

May 24, 2019 by Heather C. Lou

Hello community!  The Student Center and SLLD will be closed on the following days in Observance of Memorial Day. Saturday, 5/25/19 Sunday, 5/26/19 Monday, 5/27/19 And will resume normal business hours on Tuesday, 5/28/19.

Heather C. Lou
May 20, 2019

OrgSync will be down on 5/28-5/30/19- Migrating to Engage

May 20, 2019 by Heather C. Lou

Hello students!  OrgSync will be offline on 5/28-5/30/19. We will be migrating to Engage, a newer, sleeker portal that will be a great way to start the Fall 2019 Semester. The updated site will be a single sign-on using your Star ID, so no need for multiple accounts anymore! YAY!  Student Organization leaders and advisors, please go to your portals and save any important documents or files, especially your bylaws/constitutions.  For more information, watch this video:  https://www.campusl...

Heather C. Lou
May 20, 2019

Metro State Closed on Monday, 5/27/19

May 20, 2019 by Heather C. Lou

Good morning,   All buildings at all locations will be closed Memorial Day weekend; Saturday 25th, Sunday 26th & Monday 27th.   To Contact a Safety Officer During Business Hours.   On any St Paul campus phone call 1717. The caller will hear instructions and can select what safety officer they are interested in contacting; the Library, Student Center, Ramp or Main Campus safety staff. Midway Center. Cell:                                     651.775.6122 Minneapolis. Safety:         ...

Heather C. Lou
May 15, 2019

Student Parent and Resource Coordinator Interviews on 5/16

May 15, 2019 by Heather C. Lou

Greetings Students! We invite you to a student forum to meet the finalist candidates for our Student Parent and Resource Coordinator. We hope that you can attend and offer feedback. The forums will be Thursday, May 16, 2019 at the times and location listed below. Student Open Forum Times, SJH 152 11:50-12:00 PM: Jalex Lor 12:40-1:00 PM: Kimberly Johnson 1:35-1:55 PM: Haeli Gerardy 2:30-2:50 PM: Ann Hackel Elenbaas 3:30-3:50 PM: Khou Vue  Please contact: f...

Heather C. Lou
May 13, 2019

Dean of Students Finalist Interviews

May 13, 2019 by Heather C. Lou

Dear Campus Community, On behalf of the Search Committee for the position of Dean of Students, I invite you to attend the Presentations/Open Forums of our three candidate finalists next week.   Candidate: Wachen Anderson Date: Tuesday May 14 Time: 2:15-2:45 Location: FH L118   Candidate: Maya Sullivan Date: Wednesday May 15 Time: 11:15-11:45 Location: FH L117   Candidate: Amanda Erdman Date: Thursday May 16 Time: 1:45-2:15 Location: FH L118   For the 30-minute session (20 mi...

Philip Fuehrer
Apr 19, 2019

21st Annual President's Student Leadership Awards Winners!

Apr 19, 2019 by Philip Fuehrer

More than 40 students, staff and administrators attended the 21st Annual President's Student Leadership Awards ceremony Wednesday evening to celebrate and recognize a variety of student and student-related leadership at the University.  The winners announced were: Perseverance Award:   Rachel Nelson Student Org Advisor of the Year:  Deborah Mosby Student Organization Program/Event of the Year:  Haute Dish Magazine Issues by Haute Dish Fine Arts Magazine Student Organization of the Year: ...

Heather C. Lou
Apr 18, 2019

SLLD Staff Summer Office Hours

Apr 18, 2019 by Heather C. Lou

Hello Community!  This is notice that SLLD Staff will be following the summer hours below:  Monday: 8:30am-6pm Kristine: Off Phil: 10am-6:30pm Edwinna: 9am-5:30pm Carrie: 8am-6:30pm Heather: 8am-4:30pm Tuesday: 8:30am-6pm Kristine: 8am-6:30pm Phil: 10am-6:30pm Edwinna: 9am-5:30pm Carrie: 8am-6:30pm Heather: 8am-4:30pm Wednesday: 8:30am-6:30pm Kristine: 8am-6:30pm Phil: 10am-6:30pm Edwinna: 9am-5:30pm Carrie: 8am-6:30pm Heather: 8am-4:30pm ...

Heather C. Lou
Apr 11, 2019

Campus Closure for 4/11/19

Apr 11, 2019 by Heather C. Lou

Dear Faculty, Staff, and Students,   After reviewing the current weather, road conditions, and forecast for this evening, we have determined that all classes starting after 4 pm today will be cancelled.  In addition, all campus buildings will close at 5 pm with the exception of Founder’s Hall on the St. Paul campuses.   The film screening, Milwaukee 53206, will be held as scheduled in Founder’s Hall.   Faculty, please be in touch with students about making up the learning that was plann...

Heather C. Lou
Mar 26, 2019

Please submit purchase requests by 4/30/19

Mar 26, 2019 by Heather C. Lou

Hello Student Organizations!  Happy Spring. I hope you're enjoying the much-needed sunshine and warmer weather.  At this time of the year, Student Life & Leadership Development receives an increased influx of end of the year purchases (promotional items, supplies, etc.) as you work to use the remainder of your FY19 budgets. Please submit your requests for purchase to SLLD no later than 4/30/19 so we are able to process all paperwork and receive purchases before 6/30/19.  If you have any q...

Philip Fuehrer
Mar 7, 2019

21st Annual Student Leadership Awards Nominations are open!!

Mar 7, 2019 by Philip Fuehrer

Help us recognize student leadership and student organizations at Metropolitan State University from this past year (time frame covers from April 20, 2018 through April 7, 2019 - except the Perseverance Award which is a lifetime award). Nominees do NOT need to be part of a student organization for the individual student awards. All nominations must be submitted into OrgSync by 10am on Monday, April 8, 2019.   You can submit your nomination here! Categories are: Student Organization of the...

Heather C. Lou
Feb 20, 2019

ICES and Gateway Student Services Closed on 2/21/19

Feb 20, 2019 by Heather C. Lou

Hello students, staff, and faculty:  ICES and Gateway Student Service locations will be closed on Thursday, February 21st for a Professional Development Day.  Both departments will re-open for regular hours on Friday, February 22nd.  

Philip Fuehrer
Feb 14, 2019

Grad Expo - One-stop Shop for Commencement Needs!

Feb 14, 2019 by Philip Fuehrer

Come to the Grad Expo A One-stop Shop for All Your Commencement Needs! Drop in anytime between 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Saturday, February 23, 2019 Metropolitan State University New Main, Great Hall Saint Paul Campus 700 East Seventh Street   Herff Jones/Collegiate Cap and Gown–optional items available for purchase Purchase cap and gown (bring cash, credit card or checkbook [checks made payable to Herff Jones]); Please note, the price of the cap and gown increases as we get closer to commencem...

Heather C. Lou
Feb 14, 2019

Be SLLD's Valentine!

Feb 14, 2019 by Heather C. Lou

Hello community! SLLD will have Valentine’s/Palentines/Galentines/Card making supplies in Student Center 204 from 9am-4pm for anyone who would like to drop by and get crafty today.   If you’re so inclined, come by, make something for some people who make you smile, and then head on over to the FABULOUS Zuzu African Acrobats tonight from 5:30pm in New Main-Great Hall for dinner and performance at 7:00pm in Founder’s Hall Auditorium.   Zuzu African Acrobats is open to Metropolitan State U...

Heather C. Lou
Feb 13, 2019

Students United is Tabling today until 2:30pm!

Feb 13, 2019 by Heather C. Lou

Students United is tabling today (2/13) until 2:30pm in the Student Center first floor! If you'd like snacks and a Valentine's Day treat, come on by. Students United is also collecting responses regarding student absences and accommodations. If you'd like to fill out the survey, you can find it here: or email Abeer Syedah ( Absences & Accommodations Testimony Collection Have you ever felt unfairly burdened, penalized,...

Heather C. Lou
Feb 7, 2019

Evening Classes Canceled and Classes Closing at 3 PM

Feb 7, 2019 by Heather C. Lou

Dear Faculty, Staff, and Students,   We have continued to monitor the weather and forecasts for the rest of the afternoon and evening. As a result, Metropolitan State University will be CLOSED, beginning at 3 p.m. on Thursday, February 7. A closure means that all classes and activities, including student activities, are CANCELLED. The cancellation will take effect at all of our class locations, including any partner campus locations. Please be sure to collect all of your belongings and vaca...