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Commuter Week

Join Off-Campus Student Services for Commuter Week 2017, a fun-filled week dedicated to commuter students with information, resources, and other commuter students within the UNT community.
These are completely FREE EVENT for students, with current UNT Student ID. 
 
Group Exercise Class Dollar Days: All Week, Pohl Recreation Center 
Sponsored by Rec Sports 
During Commuter Week every Group Exercise class is only $1! Come get a work out in, try a GX class led by our certified instructors, or just kick back and relax at the Rec Center. Commuter students often find themselves on campus for the whole day, or here during the later hours. The Rec Center is open 6am-midnight most days, and offers a phenomenal place to be. Whether working out to relieve stress and stay fit, or just looking for a comfortable couch or table space to wait, the Rec Center is here for you!
 
MONDAY, 3/27 
Learning 101: Test Taking Tips, 11am-12pm, Sage 315 
Sponsored by the Learning Center
Whether you're taking an objective exam or writing for an essay test, there are a variety of efficient study techniques you should implement. Also, receive advice on how to decrease test anxiety.
 
TUESDAY, 3/28
Sponsors Event: 12-1pm, Library Mall 
Sponsored by Uptown, U Centre, & City Parc
Come visit with various departments and campus partners who helped make Commuter Week 2017 possible!
Affording a New Vehicle: 2pm-3pm, Chestnut 120A 
Sponsored by Student Money Management Center
Buying any vehicle, whether it’s a car, truck, or motorcycle, can be one of the most expensive and anxiety-filled purchases you will make in life. It’s important not to have buyer’s remorse. Learn how to successfully plan and research the purchase of a vehicle, whether new or used. Topics include: comparing needs and wants, budgeting, financing and credit, negotiating, insurance, and maintenance costs.
Learning 101: Note Taking Tips, 3pm-4pm, Sage 315 
Sponsored by the Learning Center
Most professors create their exams using information from class lectures. This workshop will help you to listen for key points and test material during class.
Mind Spa Tours: 5pm, Chestnut 311 
Learn how to relax your mind and body in our MindSpa. This room encourages self-care at your convenience. Join us in a demonstration of biofeedback software, relaxation chair and meditation room. Come learn how these resources in the MindSpa can help you with depression, anxiety, and stress.
Dinner with the Dean: 5pm-7pm, Union 409 
Sponsored by Dean of Students
Students can drop-in for an Open House in the Dean of Students Office for dinner and to learn about the resources available.
 
WEDNESDAY, 3/29 
Housing Fair: 11am-1pm, UNT Library Mall (Rain Location Union 314AB)
Sponsored by Off-Campus Student Services
Meet representatives from area properties and housing resources, all in one place. The Housing Fair invites on-campus and local off-campus housing properties and other resources to campus to present first-hand information about living in the Denton area. The Housing Fair will help you make contacts with housing options in the surrounding area, while you are heading to, leaving, or in between classes.
Learning 101: Time Management, 2pm-3pm, Sage 315 
Sponsored by the Learning Center
Do you find yourself procrastinating or falling behind? This workshop will help you learn how to utilize a planner and prioritize tasks so that you can achieve balance between school, work, and social activities.
Mind Spa Tours: 5pm, Chestnut 311 
Learn how to relax your mind and body in our MindSpa. This room encourages self-care at your convenience. Join us in a demonstration of biofeedback software, relaxation chair and meditation room. Come learn how these resources in the MindSpa can help you with depression, anxiety, and stress.
UPC: Game Night: 6pm-9pm, Union 314 
Sponsored by University Program Council
Enjoy a night filled with a wide variety of your favorite games!
 
THURSDAY, 3/30 
Sign In & WIN: 8a-5p, Union 372 
Sponsored by Pride Alliance
Come and sign-in at the Pride Alliance and you will receive information about the office and your choice of swag item!
Don't Sign Your Life Away: 12pm-1pm, Union 382A 
Sponsored by Student Legal Services
Come get information on things to look out for when signing a lease, as well as helpful tips on securing your security deposit on move-out.
Learning 101: Presentation Skills, 1pm-2pm, Sage 315 
Sponsored by the Learning Center
As a student you will give many presentations. Learn all of the steps for developing interesting, professional presentations.
Color Away Your Stress: 6pm-7:30pm, Chestnut 324 
Sponsored by Student Health & Wellness Center
Relieve your stress through artistic endeavors. Coloring books, crayons, colored pencils and snacks provided.
 
FRIDAY, 3/31 
Learning 101: Note Taking Tips, 11am-12pm, Sage 315
Sponsored by the Learning Center
Most professors create their exams using information from class lectures. This workshop will help you to learn to listen for key points and test material during class.
 #FlashbackFriday: 6pm-7:30pm, Willis Library Forum 
Sponsored by Off-Campus Student Services
Off-Campus, Commuter, and Graduate Students: Do you ever wish you could go back in time and be a kid again? Well you are in luck this semester. Join Off-Campus Student Services for our #FlashbackFriday event! Show up in your pajamas and enjoy an evening full of your favorite childhood snacks, games, and throwback jams. Oh, and there will be breakfast for dinner! This blast from the past is free with your UNT student ID and something you won't want to miss!
Lease Review Week: Wednesday-Friday, Union 411 
Sponsored by Student Legal Services
Do you have questions about your current lease, or about a lease you intend to sign in the future? We're setting aside time just for you! Stop by during the designated times for Lease Review Week to sit down with Attorney Keisha Ware to go over any questions or concerns you may have.
 
 
EXTENDED HOURS 
Student Money Management Center: Chestnut 313 
Tuesday, March 28: 8am-7pm 
Wednesday, March 29: 8am-7pm 
Thursday, March 30: 8am-7pm
Dean of Students Office: Union 409 
Tuesday, March 28: 8am-7pm
UNT Passport Office: Sage 236 
Monday, March 27: 7am-12pm 
Tuesday, March 28: 1-6pm 
Wednesday March 29: 12-5pm
Thursday, March 30: 7am-12pm 
Friday, March 31: 7am-12pm