Term 2 U-Pass Important Dates

December 4, 2017
Term 2 U-Pass stickers are available. Stickers can be picked up or reactivated at the Information Centre in Upper Place Riel.
* If you received a U-Pass sticker in the past you will be required to reactivate the sticker at the Information Centre.

December 4, 2017
Opt-Out applications may be submitted online to the USSU.

December 31, 2017
Term 1 U-Pass stickers are deactivated at the end of the day. Term 2 U-Pass will be required effective January 1, 2018.

January 1, 2018
Term 2 U-Pass stickers are activated. If you have received or reactivated your U-Pass sticker for Term 2, you will be able to access City Transit with your U-Pass.

January 16, 2018
Last day to apply for Term 2 Opt-Outs. Completed online applications are due no later than 4:30 p.m.

April 30, 2018
Term 2 U-Pass stickers are deactivated at the end of the day.

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FREE PIZZA – USSU Annual General Meeting

All undergraduate students are eligible to propose amendments to the USSU Bylaw. The USSU consults with the USSU’s lawyer to ensure that the proposed amendments adhere to the spirit and intent of the Bylaw.

For more information and the proposed amendments visit ussu.ca/agm

The AGM will be held Thursday, November 23, 2017, at 6:00 p.m. in ARTS 146. Please bring your student card for verification as a current U of S student.

Pizza and pop will be provided.

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Transgender Day of Remembrance

Join us November 20, at 6 p.m. for a candlelight vigil in remembrance of transgender people around the world that have been lost due to anti-transgender hatred and prejudice.

The event will be held in 217 Arts, for any additional information please email pridecentre@ussu.ca 

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ALLY WEEK

Ally Week is the best time to COME OUT as an Ally!

The USSU Pride Centre will be in lower Place Riel, November 6-10 promoting the diversity that is at the University of Saskatchewan. Historic strides have been made here on campus through Queer and Queer-Friendly faculty members and students.

Be sure to come check out our table and collect your Ally Button to showcase your support!

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Who Needs Feminism

During the week of November 6-10, your USSU Women’s Centre will be hosting the Who Needs Feminism Week of Action. Stop by our table in Lower Place Riel between 10am and 3pm and have your photo taken and tell us why you need feminism! There will be free candy, free information, and great people!

The USSU Women’s Centre will feature the photos on Facebook.

Come join us and share with the world why feminism is important to you!

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Imaginus Poster Sale

It’s Back!!!

The Imaginus poster sale is taking place in Upper Place Riel from October 23 to October 27, 2017.

The poster sale runs from 9am-8pm, Monday to Thursday and 9am-5pm on Friday.

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University Students’ Council By-Election

The USSU is looking for undergraduate students to become members of University Students’ Council.

Member for College of Dentistry
Member for Edwards School of Business
2 Members for International Students
Member for College of Kinesiology
Member for College of Medicine
Member for Western College of Veterinary Medicine

Students associated with the college, institution or group will be able to vote on PAWS October 17 (beginning at 9 a.m.) until October 18 (ending at 4 p.m.).

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Teaching Excellence Awards

Do you have a Professor or Teaching Assistant that inspires you? Is your instructor passionate about teaching? Do they go that extra mile to ensure you succeed?

 

Nominate them for a Teaching Excellence Award at ussu.ca/tea

 

 

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Mental Health Awareness Week

Join the USSU Help Centre and Peer Health Mentors celebrate Healthy Mental Health Practices, and talk about Mental Illness!

Monday, October 2
9:30: Smudge at the ASC to start the week off!
10-2: Look for us in the Tunnel and tell us what you do for Self-Care!
11:30: Weekday Mass @ STM Chapel
3:30: Drop-in Mindfulness Meditation @STM Chapel
5:30: PED Exercise is Medicine Event, hosted by SPNSS

Tuesday, October 3
10-2: Look for us in the Tunnel and tell us what you do for Self-Care!
11:30 – 12:30: Drop in Mindfulness Session in Admin C280
11:30: Weekday Mass @ STM Chapel
5:00 – 7:30: Maternal Mental Health in Gordon Oaks Red Bear Centre, hosted by Parents on Campus.

Wednesday, October 4
11:30: Soup and Bannock in the Aboriginal Student Centre
11:30: Weekday Mass @ STM Chapel
1:30 – 2:30: Paws your Stress Therapy Dogs in Gordon Oaks Red Bear Centre
1:30: SafeTALK, Suicide Prevention Workshop hosted by GSA
4:00 – 5:00: Mental Health Ted Talk in STM Student Lounge

Thursday, October 5 – Be Well Day
9:45: Wellness Strategy Launch in PAC Gym
10:00 – 2:00: Resource Fair in the North Concourse
11:30: Weekday Mass @ STM Chapel
12:00: Resiliency Talk, hosted by ASC
5:00 – 8:00: Paint Night at Louis’ Loft, hosted in partnership with SCYAP
8:00: Mindful Living Yoga w/ food to follow in the Williams Gym

Friday, October 6
9:30: Centring Prayer @ STM Chapel
12:00: Elephant in the Room Hot Chocolate Giveaway in the tunnel

Email help.centre@ussu.ca if you have any questions or if you would like to add an event to the week!

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USSU By-Election Call For Nominations

Do you enjoy politics and want to make a difference on campus? Do you feel your College, School, Institution or Group need a voice?

The USSU is looking for undergraduate students to become the 2017-2018 Members of Student Council.

College of Dentistry (1 member)
College of Education (1 member)
College of Kinesiology (1 member)
College of Medicine (1 member)
Edwards School of Business (1 member)
International Students (2 members)
Western College of Veterinary Medicine (1 member)

October 4
MANDATORY Orientation Meeting for all undergraduate students who wish to run for Members of Student Council in the Roy Romanow Student Council Chamber, Room 110.3, Upper Place Riel at 4:00 p.m. Chaired by the USSU General Manager. Nomination forms for Members of Student Council will be available at the Orientation Meeting.

For more information visit ussu.ca/elections

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