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SU Shuttle on 10/2

The SU Shuttle makes stops at both HEB and Wolf Ranch.  All SU students can ride along for free.

 This weekend's SU Shuttle is scheduled for Sunday the 2nd of October from 3-5pm.


No advance reservations are necessary. Just bring your cell phone and show up behind the McCombs Center (near The Cove patio) between 2:55-3:45pm on a designated shuttle day. The first Shuttle departs each scheduled day at 3pm. Subsequent pickups (riders must be present by 3:45pm!) will only occur if necessary. 

The entire Fall Semester schedule appears on the SU Shuttle web page - 

Please direct any questions to Student Activities at (512)-863-1345 or

delivered by:Allison Grahl


Spring 2017 study abroad DEADLINE

The SU application deadline for ALL spring 2017 study abroad/study away is OCTOBER 1st!  Bring your applications by the Office of Intercultural Learning TODAY!  

delivered by:Cortney Carlson


Register today for SIRA Fall II Fitness classes - take a look!

Have fun and get fit with SIRA's fitness classes.  SIRA Fall II classes begin immediately after Fall Break and continue through the end of the semester (7 weeks of classes for only $20!), so register now to claim your spot...

All these classes offer a great workout and the opportunity to interact with your SU peers in a healthy, fun-filled environment. BIG FUN, small prices. Whether you are looking for a mid-day or early evening workout, SIRA has the class for you.

  • CARDIO SCULPT - Tue/Thurs @ 12:15pm
    - Cost is $20/1day/wk, $40/2days/wk

  • JAZZERCISE - Mondays @ 12:00noon
    - Cost is $20/1day/wk

  • YOGA CLASS - M,W,Th @ 5:15pm
    - Cost is $20/1day/wk, $40/2days/wk

delivered by:Derek Timourian


Summer 2017 Granada Information Session - Oct 4th

Hey Pirates, are you looking for a way to improve your Spanish language skills in Spain this summer?  Come and learn about the Summer 2017 Granada: Advanced Spanish Language and Business Program!  The Office of Intercultural Learning will be hosting a general information session for this program on Tuesday, October 4th from 4:00 to 5:00 pm in Prothro room 233.  Dr. Katy Ross and Dr. Andy Ross, the faculty leading the program, will be there to help answer any questions about this exciting opportunity.  We hope to see you there!

delivered by:Cortney Carlson



Residence Life will be having their annual Spooktakular event on Friday, October 28th from 5:30-7:30 PM! 

All faculty and staff are invited to bring their children to trick or treat throughout the Residence Halls. Please be on the lookout for emails about this awesome event.

If you have any questions, please email me at


delivered by:Kevela Kirby


Club, Organization, and Extracurricular Notices

Two Weeks Left To Apply for Green Fund!

The Green S.A.F.E. Grant (also called the Green Fund) is open to applications! This money is available for student projects that contribute to sustainability at Southwestern - this includes environmental, social, and/or economic sustainability.

The pre-application is due October 7th, and the full application by November 11th.

Find out more about the grant

Link to the online pre-application

delivered by:Anja Thomsen


Drunk Driving Simulation - Next Week!


Drop by the Bishops Lounge next week to learn more about the dangers of drinking and driving. Experience the dangers first hand with a drunk driving simulator from Baylor Scott and White, and pick up more information about what you can do to stop yourself and your friends from drinking and driving in the future. 

delivered by:Kelli Becerra


Community Service and Fund-Raising

OCEL Weekly Newsletter

Want information about how to get involved in the community? Check out the weekly newsletter from the Office of Community-Engaged Learning (OCEL)! 

delivered by:Aimee Slagle