Campus Announcements

Attention Students! End of Term Helpful Tips

Computing Services has a few helpful tips as we near the end of the spring semester.
**Please remember to backup any important documents that you might need for your classes!**
Always keep important files stored in multiple locations. Having the only copy of an important file only on one computer or a usb drive could lead to data loss if that location gets corrupted or lost.
Our campus network drive,, is backed up every evening by Computing Services. This drive is mapped automatically on any on campus computer and can be accessed anywhere through a web browser. For more information about using the network drive, please visit this link:…/Myfiles.adams.edu_-_Home_and_Share…
All students also get unlimited storage on Google Drive! You can upload documents from any computer or mobile device and access them anywhere. For more information on using Google Drive please see the Google Drive Help Center at:
**Office 365 is free to all current students!**
You can install your free copy of Office 365 for Education on up to 5 personal devices. For installation instructions please visit our howto wiki:…/Office_365_Education_for_Students_…
If you are still needing assistant please reach out to our Helpdesk at 719-587-7741 or
Have a great summer Grizzlies and good luck on your finals!

NSO- Faculty & Staff All Campus Meeting

Join us as we continue to plan how we can best welcome our new grizzlies this fall! The next New Student Orientation Faculty & Staff meeting will be this Wednesday, May 4th at noon in SUB 309. Any feedback, ideas, suggestions are welcome!

If you are not able to make it to the meeting, please email your suggestions and comments Liz Bosworth

USDA Value Added Grant Writing Workshop

Donald Nunn, USDA Rural Development Cooperative Loan Specialist, will present at an Adams State Community Partnerships hosted workshop, Wednesday, May 4, 2016. Attendees will learn how they may be eligible and how to apply for a USDA value added grant.

The Value Added Producer Grants (VAPG) program helps agricultural producers enter into value-added activities related to the processing and/or marketing of bio-based, value-added products. Generating new products, creating and expanding marketing opportunities, and increasing producer income are the goals of this program. You may receive priority if you are a beginning farmer or rancher, a socially-disadvantaged farmer or rancher, a small or medium-sized farm or ranch structured as a family farm, a farmer or rancher cooperative, or are proposing a mid-tier value chain. Grants are awarded through a national competition.

This workshop will be held at Adams State University’s McDaniel Hall, room 317 from 2:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. in Alamosa, Colorado. Free parking in designated parking spaces are available in front of ASU Community Partnerships building or park on Edgemont Blvd. or Richardson Ave.

This workshop is free and open to the public. Call ASU Community Partnerships at (719)587-7230 for more information regarding this event.

Spring SandHill Review Now Available!!

Keep an eye out for the new edition of the SandHill Review. Copies have been distributed throughout campus and include creative works from ASU students, faculty, staff, and alumni. Hope you enjoy!

Avoid late fees

If you have not visited your advisor to get your PIN to register for fall classes, do it NOW before all teachers leave for summer. Early registration helps you get the classes you want/need and you’ll avoid a late registration fee.
Also, complete your 2016-2017 FAFSA if you haven’t already. We can help you at the One Stop.

Econ 255 Macroeconomics in 2 weeks!!!

Why wait for Fall? Enroll Now!!!
Econ 255 will meet 8:00 – 12:00 Monday through Friday May 16 – 27, 2016.

Rex Summer Hours

Fitness and Wellness Center Summer Hours
Rex Fitness and Wellness
Interim: May 15th -31st
Monday-Friday 6am-9am and 11am-2pm
Summer: June 1st- Aug 19th
Monday-Friday 6am-9am, 11am-2pm, and 5pm-7pm
Interim: May 15th -31st
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 11am – 2pm
Summer: June 1st- Aug 19th
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 11am- 2pm and 5pm-7pm

Become a Writing Studio Tutor

Become a Writing Studio Tutor

Are you interested in meeting new people and making a difference in their education? Then you might enjoy being a tutor in the Writing Studio.

Applicants must be good writers and enjoy working with other students individually and in groups and should have completed Communication Arts II (or equivalent) with a B or higher.

To apply for this position, visit the Student Financial Aid website ( and scroll to the bottom of the page to Writing Studio Tutor.

And / Or contact Robert Affeldt at

Summer / Final Spring billing statements are now available online

Summer / Final Spring billing invoices are now available online to view and make payment. Please log into your electronic invoice at If you have any questions regarding your invoice please stop by the One Stop Cashier located in the Student Union Bldg., email or call 719-587-7728.

Rex Fitness and Wellness work study position

The Rex Fitness and Wellness center is hiring for the fall and summer! Please fill out the following application:


There will be free food, music and games from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday May 3rd! Come join us for some fun! We will be having door prizes!

Loft hours adjusted 3-7PM

The Loft will be open from 3-7PM from now until the end of the term. Thank you for your understanding and we look forward to seeing you this week and next week! Play on!

No Holds Barred: An Evening of Performance Art

The Adams State University Performance Art class presents an evening of group and solo performances at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 3 and Wednesday, May 4 in the ASU Theatre Building Xperimental Theatre. Doors open at 6:45 p.m.

Featuring performances by art, music, and theatre students, audiences should expect entertainment that is engaging, controversial, whimsical, personal, political, and more. If you are easily offended, do not attend.

Study With STEM

Come enjoy Free Snacks and Beverages while studying in the STEM Center during finals week May 10th through May 13th. The STEM center is located in Porter Hall Room 319.

Lifeways of the San Luis Valley Lecture: by Benjamin Waddell – Garcia v. Vilsack: A Story of discriminatory Lending in the SLV

Adams State University and Lifeways of the San Luis Valley is proud to announce the very final presentation in the Spring 2016 Lifeways of the San Luis Valley Lecture Series, “Garcia v. Vilsack: A Story of Discriminatory Lending in the San Luis Valley.”

ASU Associate Professor of Sociology, Dr. Benjamin Waddell will present his lecture on Thursday, May 5th in McDaniel Hall, Room 101, beginning at 6 p.m.