Normandale News Dec. 14-18, 2015

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

WEEK OF DECEMBER 14, 2015
GOOD LUCK ON YOUR FINALS!
Fuel up for Finals!
Monday, Dec. 14-17, L 2759
Stop by during the week of finals for grab-and-go-snacks and a chance to unwind from your final semester obligations. You're almost done. Finish strong. You can do this!
Sponsored by TRIO/Student Support Services.
  WWW.NORMANDALE.EDU/SSS
Spring Semester Classes Begin January 11
Register now for the best course selection and avoid the rush. Wondering  which courses to take? See a counselor for help with selecting courses, choosing your major, to receive academic support or for career planning. Stop by the Career and Academic Planning Center in C 1032, call 952-358-8261 or go to www.normandale.edu/advising. Are finances an obstacle? Tuition and fees are only $191.19 per credit.
Tuition payment deadline is Dec. 17. A payment plan is still available.

For more information, call 952-358-8261 or email counseling.dept@normandale.edu.
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Scholarships Available
Scholarship opportunities for Fall 2016 and Spring 2017 exist for current and returning Normandale students. Vew scholarship listings online using our search database. For detailed information, go to www.normandale.edu/financialaid, select "Scholarships", then "Current and Returning Student Scholarships". Students can apply beginning January 1, 2016. Deadline is April 1, 2016. Normandale Community College Foundation scholarships are made available through the generous support of community members, businesses, individuals, and college staff, faculty and alumni. 
For more information, email finaid@normandale.edu.
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Winter Weather Policy
The following summarizes Normandale's response in the event of college closure, late starts and/or evening class cancellations due to inclement weather.
  • Closings or late starts due to inclement weather for day classes, including Saturday classes, will be announced by 5am on that day.
  • For evening class cancellations, an announcement will be made by 3pm that day.
  • During inclement weather, student's can look for information about campus closings or late starts by going to www.normandale.edu, Normandale social media channels (Twitter and Facebook), local network television stations and WCCO Radio (830 AM). You will also be notified through your Star Alert account.
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Three Stanzas | Art Exhibit
On Display through Dec. 18, Fine Arts Gallery
Questions? Contact kristoffer.holmgren@normandale.edu.
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Campus Wellness Events
Weekly Group Fitness Classes
  • Tuesdays: Vinyasa Flow Yoga, 10-10:50am, A 1560
  • Wednesdays: Restorative Yoga, 2-3pm, A 1560
  • Thursdays: Beginner Vinyasa Yoga, 12:30-1:30pm, A 1560
  • Fridays: Boot Camp, 12 noon-12:45pm, A 1560 
Have questions or want to sign-up? Contact aimee.broman@normandale.edu.
Student Wellness Committee
Are you passionate about health and wellness? Join the Normandale Student Wellness Committee! The Student Wellness Committee informs the campus community about a variety of wellness topics.  Join us to plan, coordinate, and implement different wellness related events, speakers, and resources. 
  • Mondays: 2-2:45pm, in A 1555
  • Tuesdays: 1:30-2pm, in A 2556
Interested in participating? Contact aimee.broman@normandale.edu.
Student Clubs and Orgs. Meetings
ASL (American Sign Language Club)
Learn and practice signing Tuesdays, 1-1:50pm, C 3101
Questions about the club?  Contact valerie.dean@normandale.edu or nancy.johnson@normandale.edu.

CSF (Christian Student Fellowship)
Weekly meetings for Bible study, singing, prayer and fellowship. All are welcome!
Mondays: 2-4pm, C 2034 and Thursdays: 1-3pm, P 2806. 
Questions? Contact gisch.kayla@gmail.com or Sharon Harvey in C 3117.

Chess Club 
Co-meets with Programming Club Tuesdays, 12 noon-2pm, A 2552 and Thursdays in A 2566. For more information, contact burgetta@my.normandale.edu.

Gay Straight Student Alliance
Meets every Monday from 2-3pm, K 0432. 
Our club promotes equality and inclusivity for all sexual orientations and gender identities. We play games, have discussions, and raise awareness through campus events.
Questions? Contact Ashleigh.Shelton@umb.edu.

Juggling Club
Mondays: 2-4pm, A 1560 and Tuesdays: 2-4pm, P 1808, or outside in the Courtyard, weather permitting. Questions?  Contact mullerm@my.normandale.edu or ranza@my.normandale.edu or Sharon Harvey in C 3117.

Math Club
Meets Tuesdays, 3 pm, C 3004. To see what's happening in the club or to become a member go to normandalemathclub.wix.com/normandalemathclub. Questions? Contact normandalemathclub@gmail.com or James Carr in C 3102.

Muslim Student Association
Meets Thursdays, 2:15-3pm, K 1426. Friday Prayer is at 12 noon-1pm, A 2564.

Programming Club
Co-meets with Chess Club 12 noon-2pm, Mondays and Wednesdays, P 2844. For more information, contact Olsonb@my.normandale.edu.

Student Senate
Meets Tuesdays, 2pm, K1450.  If you have any questions, contact greg.lyons@normandale.edu or call 952-358-8650.
Student Resources
Experiencing Homelessness?
For helpful information, contact one of the following people:
Facing Food Insecurities?
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 paige.wheeler@normandale.edu, or call 952-358-9074.
Important Deadlines


  • December 14-18: Final Exams
  • December 17: Tuition Deadline for Spring Semester Classes
  • January 8: Spring Registration Deadline
  • January 11: Spring Classes Begin
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