TIAA Counseling Sessions, 5/16

TIAA Counseling Sessions

Wednesday, May 16th, 2018


Lawless Center, University Police Conference Room


Kathy Johnston, a representative from TIAA, will be onsite Wednesday, May 16th, to hold individual counseling sessions with DeSales employees. Don’t miss the opportunity to have Kathy provide you with expert feedback that will assist you in effectively managing your retirement portfolio!


Appointments to meet with Kathy must be made in advance. Please call 800.732.8353 to reserve your sessions. Time slots will fill up quickly, so don’t wait to call.



Faculty: Final Grades for Spring Day Semester Due 5/14

TO:                         Day Faculty
FROM:                 Thomas J. Mantoni, Registrar
RE:                         Final Grades- Spring 2018

Final grades for the Spring Day Semester are due via WebAdvisor no later than Monday, May 14 by 12:00 p.m. This deadline must be honored to clear students for graduation.

In order to enter your grades:

  • Logon to MyDSU
  • Select ‘Webadvisor for Faculty’
  • Under ‘Faculty Information’, select ‘Grading’
  • Spring 2018
  • Select Grading period: Final
  • All students on your grade roster must be given a grade.
  • If the student never attended your class, check the ‘Never Attended’ box and enter a grade of ‘FA.’ 
  • Enter grades. To familiarize yourself with our grading system, refer to page 21 of the 2017-2018 DeSales University Undergraduate Catalog available at An ‘Expire Date’ is only required for grades of ‘I’ (Incomplete). Enter PO or FO for any Pass/Fail grades. Enter AU for audits.
  • Only enter the ‘Last Date of Attendance’ if the student stopped attending your class during the semester. A grade of ‘FA’ (failure because of excessive absence) may be appropriate.
  • Enter the number of absences. You must enter absences for all freshmen and students on academic probation.  
  • Click submit to finalize your grades.
  • You will immediately receive a grading confirmation notice. If you do NOT receive confirmation, your grades have not been received.
  • Grades will be available for your students after our office runs a grade verification process. This process will occur daily.

Questions? or ext. 1212

Weekly Safety Tip: Eating Outdoors

To protect yourself and others from foodborne illness, practice safe food handling techniques when preparing, storing, and cooking food for picnics or barbecues. This involves keeping food out of the danger zone, avoiding cross-contamination, grilling safely, and following general sanitation principles.

Read more here.