What are Campus Notices?
A public bulletin-board for communicating with students, faculty, and staff at Southwestern University. Postings made to Campus Notices are available via the website and as a daily-digest email. Emails are sent on weekdays at :8am.
How do I send a Campus Notice?
- Click Submit Notice. If required log in with your SU username and password.
- Now select a first distribution date and optionally a second distrbution date.
- Enter a brief Subject for the message. This subject will be in the summary information at the top of the day's notices.
- Select the groups that your message is relevant to.
- Write the message. Respect your readers by making your message concise and to the point, free of errors, and has correct information including dates/times and locations. It's also a good identy to identify your connection to the notice. If you prefer you can write your message in a word processor.
- Click Submit Notice.
Where do I say who is sending the notice?
The Campus Notice system will supply that information. You will be identified by your name and e-mail address. Anonymous messages are not permitted.
What is appropriate for a Campus Notice?
Here are some examples: Physical Plant might announce the temporary closing of a road. ITS might notify users about scheduled system maintenance that will occur. Others might announce student organization meetings or announcements.
What's not appropriate?
Opinions. Political campaigning. Objectionable material. Spamming. Please respect Campus Notices and those who use it.
Will anyone review my Campus Notice?
At this time, no. Users are being asked to judge the appropriateness of their own messages.
Can I choose not to receive Campus Notices?
Yes. In the right sidebar go to "Subscribe", scroll to the bottom of the page, and press "UnSubscribe".
Can I react or respond to a notice?
No, but you can contact the author of a notice.
Can I change my Campus Notices password?
Your campus notices password is the same as your University password. This may be changed here: http://www.southwestern.edu/password
What are the Campus Notices Categories?
Urgent University Notices
Time sensitive or critical University news and announcements. (Examples: University closing and class cancellation, major event or speaker canceled at last minute, Presidential notices)
Official University News and Notices
Information related to the official functions of administrative and academic departments. (Examples: Job openings, flu vaccinations available, Campus Security announcements, announcement that the campus e-mail system will be unavailable for an upgrade, speeches, other major events, performances, deadline for Fulbright applications, etc. )
Club, Organization and Extracurricular Notices
Information from University clubs and organizations, as well as departments when the notice is not official business or class-related. (Examples, Campus presentations/talks, Organizational events, ball games, Friday at Red's, invitation to religious services, general invitation to films being shown as part of a class curriculum)
Community Service and Fund-Raising
Activities and events serving a community-service or fund-raising purpose (Examples, Habitat for Humanity project, T-shirt sale, Penny parade, tutoring/mentoring projects in area schools)
Classifieds, lost and found, services offered (Examples: Lost glasses/keys, kittens in need of good home, need for scout-group leaders, house for rent )