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Lil' Sibs Weekend, April 7‒9

Siblings, cousins and young friends of Marquette students who live in residence halls are invited to spend a weekend on campus. This year’s theme is “Marquette Carnival.”

Parents or guardians can register siblings online or in person on Friday, April 7, from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the Alumni Memorial Union. For additional information contact the Residence Hall Association at siblingsweekend@marquette.edu.

Alumni National Awards Weekend, April 27‒29

Alumni National Awards Weekend is a chance for Marquette to honor distinguished alumni from every college and school who represent the heart, soul and spirit of Marquette. A full list of honorees and details about the weekend are available online, where you can also send a congratulatory message to the honorees.

Summer class registration now open

Marquette's six-week accelerated Summer Studies program offers more than 1,000 options, including more than 50 online courses. Registration for the summer classes is now open. Courses range from core required classes to international experiences. More information about Summer Studies, including housing and student services, is available online.

Residence halls close May 13; summer housing and storage options

Final exams are the week of May 8–12, and residence hall move-out is Saturday, May 13. Students should arrange a checkout time with a residence hall staff member within 24 hours of their last exam, or by noon Saturday, May 13, whichever comes first.

Summer housing applications for campus housing are due Friday, May 5. Applications will be available online beginning Monday, April 10.

Marquette has partnered with Armstrong Wisconsin to create economical storage options for students leaving the area for the summer. This program is set to pick-up and store a normal amount of boxes, furniture, etc., and then deliver the items when school resumes. More information on storage resources are available online.

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

A variety of events aimed at educating students and the Marquette community about sexual violence is planned for April, including “Denim Day” and a prayer vigil. Events are co-sponsored by Marquette University, MUSG, and the Center for Gender and Sexualities Studies.

Contact Katy Adler, coordinator, Advocacy Services and Sexual Violence Prevention and Education, with questions about these events.

Student Leadership Awards

Twenty-nine student leaders from across the university will be recognized for their contributions to the community through service, mentorship, promotion of diversity and inclusion, wellness, student employment, faith in action, innovation, and dedication. The ceremony will take place Sunday, April 23. A list of award recipients is available online.

Commencement weekend

Marquette's Commencement ceremony will be held Sunday, May 22, at 9:30 a.m. at the BMO Harris Bradley Center.

All parents, family and friends are invited to attend Commencement weekend, May 20‒22. The all-university Baccalaureate Mass will take place Saturday, May 20, at 4:30 p.m. at the UW‒Milwaukee Panther Arena (the former U.S. Cellular Arena). No tickets are required for the Mass. Information regarding college Commencement ceremonies is available online; with each college has different ticket guidelines.

2017 edition of Discover magazine now available online

The 2017 edition of Discover magazine is now available online. Highlighted in this issue: vines are taking over rain forests — and reducing the forest’ absorption of atmospheric carbon; a department merger with the Medical College of Wisconsin creates advances in biomedical engineering; a long legacy of healing with groundbreaking treatment pioneered at the Behavior Clinic for children; the lives behind the stereotypes and the daily challenges of being Arab and Muslim in America — plus Discover’s innovation section. Read the magazine online.

 
 

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