Normandale News August 29, 2016

By Information collected from submissions, and through postings on Normandale's website

Welcome Week Events
Kopp Open House: 11:30 am-1 pm  Join us for music, food, and a Frozen T-Shirt Contest! Walking tacos will be provided by the President's Office and your Student Senate. You may even win a free Normandale t-shirt! Location: Overlook Cafe, Kopp Student Center 

Breakfast: 7:30-9:30 am  Enjoy muffins, juice, and coffee served by our counselors and advisors. 
Location: College Services Building Entrance 
Resource Fair/Academic Fair: 11 am-1 pm  Join us for a Lip Sync battle and find out more about academic departments and Student Affairs resources. 
Location: College Services Building Entrance 

Involvement Fair/Fall Festival: 11 am-1 pm  Interested in learning more about ways to get involved at Normandale or about our clubs and organizations? Visit the Fair to learn more about Student Life opportunities on campus. Enjoy music, register to vote, and learn all about what is happening on campus! 
Location: Center Courtyard (Rain Location: Kopp Student Center) 
Free Car Wash: 1-2:30 pm Sponsored by the Public Safety Office. Location: Kopp Student Center Parking Lot 

Recreation and Wellness Day: 10 am-2:30 pm  Come learn about great ways to stay active on campus. Participate in yoga or Zumba classes on the lawn, play yard games, or even join up for outdoor volleyball. If you are looking for a relaxed event, come play bingo for groceries and prizes!
  • 10 am: Restorative Yoga class (mats provided)
  • 12:30 pm: Zumba class - all abilities welcome
  • 2:30 pm: Come challenge your Normandale faculty and staff members to a tug 'o war competition
Location: College Green, adjacent to Ramp (Rain Location: Garden Room, Kopp Student Center) 
Twins Game: 7:10 pm  Come to the Kopp Information Desk to claim your ticket to see the Twins play the Chicago White Sox at Target Field at 7:10pm. Transportation is on your own, but every student receives one free ticket while limited supplies last. Claim yours now! 

Normandale Service Day: 10:30 am-12:30 pm  Stop by the Kopp Student Center to do a quick service project (10 minutes or less) or to learn more about service opportunities at Normandale! 
Student Success Workshops
August 29 - September 1
Test Taking Tips and Strategies 
Monday, Aug. 29, 3-3:30 pm & Tuesday, Aug. 30, 11:30 am-12 pm, Room C 2120

Acing Your Math Class 
Monday, Aug. 29, 2:30-3 pm & Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2:30-3 pm, Room C 2120

Academic Literacy 
Wednesday, Aug. 31, 11:30 am-12 pm & Thursday, Sept. 1, 2-2:30 pm, Room C 2120

Time Management 
Monday, Aug. 29, 3:30-4 pm & Thursday, Sept. 1, 9 am, Room C 2120

Writing Your First Essay
Monday, Aug. 29, 2-2:30 pm & Thursday, Sept. 1, 10:30-11 am, Room C 2120

Love at First Cite
Tuesday, Aug. 30, 10-10:30 am & Thursday, Sept. 1, 3-3:30 pm, Room C 2120

College-Level Reading Strategies
Wednesday, Aug. 31, 9-9:30 am & Thursday, Sept. 1, 12-12:30 pm, Room C 2120
International Student Lunch
Tuesday, Aug. 30, 12 noon-2 pm, Room K 0434-0436
Join us to make new friends, connect with other international students, and enjoy a free lunch! Sponsored by CSF (Christian Student Fellowship).
Anonymous Monuments | Art Exhibit
On display through Sept. 7, Fine Arts Gallery
Questions? Contact
Normandale Campus Cupboard
The Normandale Campus Cupboard is a food pantry on campus for Normandale students in need. The Cupboard serves students who already receive food assistance or other students who are struggling financially. Stop by the Cupboard once per day, Monday through Friday and receive three food items per visit. The Cupboard is managed by Normandale's Center for Experiential Education.

Hours of Operation:Mon-Thurs: 7:45am-6pmFriday: 7:45am-2pmLocation: Room A 2503 (second floor of the Activities Building) 

Questions? Contact, or call 952-358-8119.
Mark Your Calendar!
  • Aug 29: Financial aid applied to student accounts begins 
  • Sept 5: Labor Day, no classes
  • Sept 9: Weekend classes begin
  • Oct 20-21: No classes, faculty workshops
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