Campus Announcements

Free ice cream social Wednesday!

Our first summer ice cream social kicks off Weds. 5/24 from 1-3 at the Japanese Garden. See you there!

The Alchemist

Upward Bound is currently searching for copies of The Alchemist. We are in need of 16 more books for our summer program. If you are willing to donate or allow us to borrow your book(s) please contact Cassandra via email or by phone (719) 587-7636. Thank You!

CU Anshutz Research Study – Chemical Exposure in Children in the SLV

Parents and their children between the ages of 3-13 years that live in the San Luis Valley.

The goal of the research study is to address persistent environmental health exposures to potentially toxic metals and chemicals in the SLV. The primary objective is to generate science based information that will lead to relevant public health policy to address Healthy People 2020 Environmental Health objectives to improve air quality, safe drinking water, pesticide exposure and exposure to metals including arsenic, cadmium and mercury.

Participants will be asked to provide a home water sample and urine sample from the children participating.

Contact Karina Duarte- or Edith Arias-

CS Maintenance for tonight, May 18th, 2017, and Banner PROD maintenance Saturday

Beginning at 9:00 PM, there will be various network and service interruptions until roughly 11:00 PM as we perform critical maintenance on several back-end systems.

MACs will receive critical Operating System security patches and application updates, MAC users are encouraged to log off but leave their computers on when they leave work today.

***Banner PROD down for Oracle updates this Saturday, 5/20/17***

The Production Banner Database will be down until roughly noon as we install critical Oracle updates. During this time, ALL Production Banner services will be unavailable.

Computing Services thanks you for your patience and understanding as we perform these critical maintenance activities. As always, if you have any questions, please call the ASU Computing Services Helpdesk at 7741 or contact us via email at

Have a great day!

Computing Services

ASU Garden Night

After a few weeks of rain and wind, we are ready for the sunshine and so are the plants! Garden Nights are going again tonite, Wednesday 5/17. Stop by between 4:30-6pm at ASU Community Garden. We will have chips and salsa and will be planting cilantro and onion starts! We will finish forming the beds and then we should have water by the end of the week.

Hope you can make it out for our weekly Garden Nights– looking forward to a great season, already underway 😉

***Urgent Payroll Information***

Due to a processing error, pay checks for student employees (work study) with direct deposit have been delayed. The processing has been corrected and completed and all funds should be available by tomorrow, 5/17. Please contact Jeff at (719) 587-7306 if you have not received your paycheck by 3 pm tomorrow afternoon.

BUS 394–Women & Power: seats still available!

Women and Power: Gender, Business, and Leadership began in fall 2015 discussing how women could “lean-in” and become strong leaders. This class has now progressed to the current knowledge that women now “own it”. Register for fall 2017, TR 1:00-2:15. Students from all disciplines are welcome. A wonderful opportunity for women and men to explore and understand their potential to lead. For more information email

Rex Gym and ASAP Summer Hours

The Rex Gym summer hours will be Monday-Friday 6am-9am and 11am-2pm. There are no group fitness classes this summer. ASAP hours are Monday-Friday 11am-2pm. Hope everyone is having a great summer!

MUS 100 Online and On-Campus – Summer Gen Ed Classes Now Open

There is still time to register for MUS 100, Intro to Music Literature, a Gen Ed/Guaranteed transfer class. The CRN is 11509 for the online Summer 2017 class. The on-campus class is CRN 11308. Register for either of these online or at the One Stop office in the Student Union Building. For questions email:

Monsters and Demons: a new course for fall!

Join ASU Visiting Professor of English, Dr. Jessica Brown, in ENG 379, a special topics course for this fall. Any student who has earned a passing grade in ENG 203 (Major Themes in Literature) may enroll.

This course will examine the monsters and demons who populated early British literature.  We will discuss their role in a few of the epics, folktales, drama, and poetry that were written between 500 and 1800 AD.  

Summer Work Study position in SUB

The Student Union Building office is hiring summer building managers. It is a workstudy position so you must qualify for summer workstudy. The position includes evening and weekend hours. Please go to SUB office 321 for an application and job description.

Health Care Administration classes open to all majors

Health Care Administration–HCA303, Health Care Marketing-HCA305, and Health Care Information Systems-HCA325 are open to all majors. If you need a label, email

Sexual assault under investigation

Adams State University officials are investigating a report of sexual assault. The incident is alleged to have taken place in a campus residence hall during the late afternoon of May 7. Officials have identified the suspect and ask those with any information about the incident to call 719-589-5807.

Clery Act

This notice is in keeping with Adams State University’s commitment to provide campus-area crime information in compliance with the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act or, Clery Act, as it is commonly known.

Prevention information

Trust your instincts.  If you feel unsafe, get to a save place and call for help.  If you feel uneasy about a situation, trust your instincts and attempt to interrupt the chain of events. Use the buddy system and watch out for each other. People who are incapacitated by alcohol or drugs cannot give consent.

Alert – early morning incident May 7

Campus residents are asked to use caution and be on alert regarding an incident that occurred at approx. 5 a.m., Sunday, May 7, in a public  restroom in the Girault/Coronado addition. A male attempted to enter a stall occupied by a female guest of a hall resident. The woman was unharmed, but the suspect stole her phone and bag and fled the building. The suspect is a Hispanic male wearing shorts and possibly a t-shirt. No other details are known at this time. Those with any information are urged to call 911.