Walk-in Research Help in Trexler Library

The end of the semester is fast approaching.  Are you anxious about research?  Stuck on a citation?  Just need some guidance?  We are here to help.

Trexler Library is offering walk in research help hours in Study Room B.  No appointment necessary.  Just stop in during these times:

Tuesday, November 24

2:00pm – 4:00pm
6:00pm – 8:00pm

Monday, November 30

6:00pm – 8:00pm

Tuesday, Dec. 1

9:00am – 11:00am

6:00pm – 8:00pm 

Wednesday, Dec. 2

1:00pm – 3:00pm

Can’t make it during these times?  You can still call us to make a one-on-one appointment or email us at reference@desales.edu

Questions:  Loretta.Ulincy@desales.edu, Jessica.Burkhardt@desales.edu

Dining Services Thanksgiving Break Hours

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

  • Café McShea: 7:30 am-6:00 pm
  • The Skylight Lounge and the Pulse Café: 7:30 am -1:00 pm
  • DUC Food Court: 7:30am -2:00 pm

Closed for Thanksgiving Break: November 26 -28

Sunday, November 29, 2015

  • Café McShea: 7:30 pm-1:00 am
  • The Skylight Lounge and the Pulse Café: Closed
  • DUC Food Court: 2:00 pm-7:30 pm

Monday, November 30, 2015

  • Resume normal hours of operation

 Questions? Tara.Stoudt@desales.edu

Today: Study Skills and De-Stressing Seminar, 11/23

This coming Monday every student at DeSales University is invited to a beneficial study skills and de-stressing seminar. The seminar and presentation will be from 3-4 pm in the Academic Resource Center located in Dooling Hall on Monday, November 23. This will feature a guest speaker that will aim to educate everyone on study skills techniques for finals, as well as de-stressing techniques for after finals. Coffee and refreshments will be served throughout. We hope to see you there!

Questions? gc3121@desales.edu

Summer 2016 Blackboard Update

Summer 2016 Blackboard Update: May 16, 2016 at 8 PM

Blackboard Support will be updating DeSales’ Blackboard site on the night of Monday, May 16, 2016 starting at 8 PM and ending at 8 AM on Tuesday, May 17, 2016 (the next morning). BLACKBOARD WILL BE UNAVAILABLE DURING THE ENTIRE MAINTENANCE WINDOW. Blackboard will become available again after 8 AM on Tuesday, May 17, 2016.

This update to the October 2014 Service Pack of Blackboard will provide both enhancements and fixes for Blackboard including: 

Fixes to re-enable YouTube Mashup and Video Everywhere capabilities

NEW feature of “Student Preview” mode for instructors to allow instructors better insight into students’ view of assignments and tests

SafeAssign as an option included in regular “Assignment” creation, rather than a separate Assessment type

To learn more about the October 2014 service pack and its improved capabilities, click here

Questions? deit@desales.edu

Reminder: Meal Plan Changes for Spring 2016 DUE TODAY

All Resident and Commuter students wishing to make Spring Meal Plan changes must submit requests through the University Card Office located in the DUC by November 23, 2015No changes can be made after this date.  If you prefer the meal plan you currently have for the Fall semester, you do not need to make any changes.  If you need assistance with adding or changing your meal plan, please visit the University Card Office Monday-Friday 9am-5pm. 

Questions, please contact Monica Paly @ 610-282-1100 x2273 or by email monica.paly@desales.edu.