- Beck locker request, clean-out info
With the Beck Center shutdown approaching, all faculty, staff and student lockers rented for the 2015-16 academic year need to be cleaned out by Aug. 1. New locker and/or renewal requests will be taken beginning Aug. 15, once the facility has been cleaned and prepped for August term. Questions can be directed to Kyle Dunaway
- Beck Center closed Aug. 1-14
The Beck Center will be shut down for maintenance Aug. 1-14 as we resurface both gym floors, complete a lighting project in the performance gym and clean all carpeted areas in preparation for August term. We will reopen Monday, Aug. 15. During this time, we ask that only those with offices in the building utilize the space for work purposes. Questions can be directed to Kyle Dunaway
- Back Circle restoration progress
By Friday, Back Circle should be substantially complete. You will see grass and trees. The irrigation system will be installed to help the landscape survive and thrive over time. Sidewalks will be complete and the brick paver entrance to Dalton-Voigt will be complete. Construction site fencing will be pulled back closer to the entrances of Bassett Hall and Residence Hall #3. We will restrict access to the grass for several weeks, but viewing is encouraged! For more information, contact Marc Mathews
- Sign up to help with move-in
The Department of Residence Life and Housing is looking for faculty, staff and Transylvania friends to help with move-in on Aug. 12. Sign up here
. Having a smooth, welcoming beginning to the school year sets the tone for a student's first year, and our move-in success is only possible with the help of volunteers. With construction and new traffic patterns, move-in will be more complicated and will need as much support as possible! Can you help on Aug. 12?
- Old Morrison lighting retrofit
We are excited to announce that the Green Revolving Loan Fund committee has approved funding for a lighting retrofit project in Old Morrison. The project will begin Monday and take about six or seven weeks to complete. The existing fixtures and lenses will remain, but all fluorescent tubes will be replaced with new energy-efficient LED lighting. A member of PPD will coordinate scheduling with individual departments in advance. For more information, contact Norman Mudd
- Contact for Residence Life Back Desk in Forrer Hall
Please contact Hannah Piechowski
if you have any questions or needs concerning the Back Desk in Forrer Hall, including resident mail.
- Early arrival request
Students who need to arrive before the designated dates should complete a Housing Request Form
. Once a request is received, verification from the office requesting the early arrival will be requested by the Department of Residence Life and Housing. If an office has a list of students who will need access to check-in prior to the designated dates, please send that to Hannah Piechowski
- Fall 2016 resident move-in dates
First-year students move to campus on Aug. 12. They will receive detailed instructions before August regarding their time to move in, what to bring, traffic patterns, parking, etc. Returning students move to campus Sept. 4 and 5. Students returning to the 4th Street Apartments are eligible to arrive as early as Sept. 1. All returning residents will receive detailed information about their move-in in August.
- Kenan Grant for Pioneer Pathway Program
about the $71,000 Kenan Grant for black male students.
- Crimson Card name changes
Beginning today, tender names for money on Crimson Cards will change. Points will be called Crimson Cash. Bonus Bucks will now be called Dining Dollars. For more information, contact Shawn Singleton
- Back Circle parking restriction
Beginning the night of June 28, there will be no parking behind the Campus Center area near the loading dock, including the parking spots near the two rear doors to the Back Circle area of Forrer Hall and the two parking spots closest to the entrance of the construction gate near the middle circle. These parking spots will be blocked until the construction is completed. If you have any questions, please contact Chief Muravchick
- Transy Community Garden
The "Secret Garden" functionality of the Transy Community Garden behind Poole is fully operational for Summer 2016! Take your lunch out there, or just sit on the porch and ponder the wonders of growing plants in the city. For even more mental health benefits, feel free to pull a few weeds around the tomatoes or the kale, or hoe some weeds in the paths! Mulberries are ripe now and wild raspberries, lettuce and kale should be ready toward late June. Grapes and other things should come in around mid July. For more information, contact Eva Csuhai
- New staff members
We will welcome new staff members to campus in the next few months. They include assistant coaches Max Coleman (cross country), Grace Goodbarn (field hockey) and Katie Vautier (women's lacrosse). They will start in August. Also joining us this summer will be Lee Boone, web developer/designer.
- Dalton-Voigt parking, side entrance restrictions
No vehicles are allowed to park on the side of Dalton-Voigt near the cooling tower. This area is being renovated and will be under construction. Starting Monday, students will not be able to use the side entrance of Dalton-Voigt due to construction, unless it's an emergency. Please use the main doors to enter and exit the building. For more information, contact Chief Muravchick
- Offices to close at 4 p.m. on Fridays
In recent years, we have closed at 4:30 p.m. on certain Fridays during the summer. We are pleased to share the president's decision to change the end of the day to 4 p.m. on Fridays. The dates are June 3, 10, 17 and 24; July 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29; and Aug. 5. All early office closures and holiday closures are posted on the university events calendar. For more information, contact Jeff Mudrak
- Support teachers with $5 Jeans Days
The Staff Engagement Team is collecting donations to purchase classroom supplies for Fayette County teachers. President Carey has approved staff to wear denim with the Transy-issued polo on $5 Jeans Days
: July 8, 11; and Aug. 9. Here's how to participate: For each jeans day 1) Donate $5 (send cash or check to Ashley Coons, OM 104) or 2) Donate items: art supplies, Kleenex, hand sanitizer, folders/notebooks, pencils, etc., and 3) Wear your Transy polo and jeans. For more information, contact Helen Bischoff
- Bookstore summer hours, holiday closures
The bookstore will be closed Monday in observance of Memorial Day. Summer hours will be Monday through Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m.-2 p.m. The bookstore will be closed July 2-4 in observance of Independence Day. Please contact bookstore for more information at 281-3570.
- Beck center summer hours
The Beck Center has closed and will reopen with summer hours on May 31. Summer hours will be Monday-Friday 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 4:30-6:30 p.m. For more information, contact Kyle Dunaway
- Summer 4th Street Apartments rentals
Rent at the 4th Street Apartment Complex for the summer. There is no requirement to be enrolled, interning or working on campus.
Move in directly from your winter assignment and directly into your fall assignment! Billing is monthly, and apartments are available for rent June through August. E-mail email@example.com
with questions. The rates for new residents are: single apartment, $475/June, $500/July, $500/August; and double apartment, $650/June, $700/July, $700/August. Complete the summer contract
- Mailroom summer hours
Summer hours for the Old Morrison mailroom will be 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information, contact Eric Ramsey