Vol. 17, No. 30May 7, 1998

Hall closings
All students must vacate the residence halls by 10 p.m., Friday, May 29, with the exception of those students who are both scheduled for a final examination during the evening of May 29 and who have registered with their hall director.

Graduating seniors and other students working at Commencement, and who reside on campus, may stay in their rooms until 5 p.m., Saturday, May 30, providing they register with their hall director.

Faculty members who are conducting the last final examinations should refer questions pertaining to residence hall closings to hall directors.

Gambling seminar
"Compulsive Gambling and the Criminal Justice System" is the topic of a seminar from 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Thursday-Friday, June 4-5, at the Brandywine Suites Hotel in Wilmington.

The conference is accredited for social service professionals, law students, lawyers, law enforcement personnel and probation and parole employees.

The program is sponsored by the Delaware Council on Gambling Problems. Cost is $50 and includes lunch both days. For information, call 655-3261.

Ushers needed
Ushers are needed to assist with Commencement ceremonies from 7-11 a.m., Saturday, May 30. Volunteers will assist graduates, parents and guests to their seats and distribute programs. Ushers are not required to wear academic regalia.

To participate, contact Joan Couch at 831-2255 or send e-mail to jmcouch@udel.edu

Sidewalk sale
A Spring Sidewalk Sale will be held Monday, May 11, through Friday, May 29, at the University Bookstore in the Perkins Student Center. Select apparel and gifts will be 20-50 percent off. Bookstore hours are Monday-Friday, 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Saturday hours are noon-3:30 p.m.

For additional information, call 831-2637.

Tourney info
The America East Baseball Championship will be held Thursday-Saturday, May 14-16, at Daniel S. Frawley Stadium in Wilmington. Tournament passes are $15. Daily passes are $6 for adults and $3 for all students.

Tickets will be available at the Frawley Stadium box office.

Call 831-2257 for more information.

Fee waivers
Employees are taxed on graduate course fee waivers used by a spouse and/or dependent child. The value of the graduate course fee waiver used by an eligible dependent during the 1998 spring semester is $687.

This amount will be added to an employee's taxable income and FICA taxes withheld from the May 15 paycheck. No federal or state taxes will automatically be withheld. Employees using this benefit are advised to review their withholding allowances in the event an adjustment is needed.

For additional information or questions concerning this benefit, call Benefit Services at 831-2913.

Festive event
Resident Appreciation Weekend will be held from 4-11 p.m., Saturday, May 16, near the Christiana Towers Complex. There will be a activities, entertainment and free refreshments.

The program, sponsored by the Department of Housing and Residence Life, is open to all members of the University community.

For information, call Jacquie Brandner at 837-8247.

Heritage camp
A hands-on Heritage Day Camp will be held in the area during June and July for students ages 11-13. Sponsored by the Delaware Heritage Commission, the programs will provide campers with information about the area's history and geography. Each session will include visits to two sites each day, with the focus ranging from archaeology and history to art and ecology.

Cost is $100 per person. For information, call 577-2144.