WSA: Financial Aid Comm. Members Needed

financial aidDo you have ideas on how to make Financial Aid more understandable for students and families?  Does your experience give you a special insight onhow the process could be made less stressful for all involved?

The WSA and the Financial Aid Office are forming a committee to work on ways to make the process more understandable andeasier for all involved.  Issues like how and when forms are submitted and helping families with limited knowledge or experience with technology will be discussed.

Though the WSA is always pushing for increased support for Financial Aid, this committee will be working on making Financial Aid dollars work best for students within the current budget environment.

If you’re receiving financial aid and interested in serving on this new committee please send a brief statement of interest to by Thursday at 5 p.m..

Best, Bradley Spahn, Co-Chair, Financial Aid Advisory Committee

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Vote in WSA Elections

WSA Elections are underway for at-large and SBC seats. Both elections are highly competitive and every vote will count. Let your voice be heard.
These elections are open to the classes of 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013.

thumbnailSo far 632 students have voted –
frosh: 241
soph: 190
junior: 105
senior: 96
Let’s get those numbers up!

Also in this election – the approval of the Green Fund and the WSA Survey.
Take a minute to vote in the approval of the Green Fund as well as take the Survey; the survey contains some very important questions moving forward with academic issues, as well as residential issues.

Voting closes at midnight on Friday, but don’t wait. To vote, click here

Meherazade Sumariwalla

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Run for WSA

It’s not too late…
To run for the WSA!

There’s still time to print a petition, submit your 150 word statement and come to the candidates meeting Friday, thumbnailCA305U6QDecember 11 at 4:00 pm in Usdan 108.
There are 7 seats in the at-large category and 2 seats in the SBC election.
Both elections are open to all four class years.

Don’t wait – get involved!

Meherazade Sumariwalla
WSA Coordinator

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Student Activities Fair – TODAY, 2-5 p.m.

NEW LOCATION – Usdan Center, Beckham Hall and Huss Courtyard – Rain or Shine!

thumbnailCA1T7JIFCome browse and join student groups, check out campus departments and services, “Discover Your University Center” and see what Usdan has to offer, see live student performances, sample food from local vendors, and take part in raffles to win incredible prizes, like an IPod Touch, Pulse SmartPen, Wes Gear, and more!  NOT TO BE MISSED!

Sponsored by the WSA and the Usdan Center