Students encouraged to take part in Grad Fair, Student Government elections

Dear Students,

Allegheny County COVID-19 infections remained just over a three percent infection rate, keeping Pittsburgh in the “low” CDC community level category. Details on the “County View” may be found by clicking here.

Please review additional important information for you to know.

New This Week:

Use your voice: vote for you 2022-2023 Student Government Officers!

Please fill out the form below to vote for the 2022-23 SGA Officers! All the candidates running are phenomenal options and your voice is needed to help chose who you want to see the leaders of next school year be.

To vote for your candidates, go to the ballot form by clicking here by Friday, April 29. The SGA officers will be announced during finals week.

Class of 2022, the Grad Fair is April 12!

Attend the grad fair to pick up everything you need for the commencement season. At the Grad Fair, you can:

  • Order your cap and gown (cash or check)
  • Pick up your commencement tickets
  • Engage with alumni relations
  • Fill out a post-graduation survey for Career Development
  • Enter into a drawing for a prize package of Carlow swag

To learn more about all the festivities for the class of 2022, visit the Carlow Commencement website.

NEW – SUMMER STAY Program Available for Undergraduates

Now, Carlow undergraduate students, or guest students from other accredited colleges and universities, have the opportunity to stay on campus for free this summer when registering for six (6) or more credits. Carlow students can schedule summer classes by going to the Self-Service link on our Isadora intranet (log in required). If interested in the Summer Stay free, on-campus housing, contact Erin Boyles in Student Affairs at or 412-578-8774, and let her know you have also registered for six (6) or more credits.

Easter Holiday Break April 14 – 18

As a reminder, Carlow University will observe Holy Thursday, April 14; Good Friday, April 15; and Easter Monday, April 18. No classes will be held during this time and all offices will be closed.

Student Activities

Today, April 7 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. @ St. Joe’s Hall: 29th Annual Wellness Fair

Visit the Wellness Fair to learn, use free services, and find ways to better your health. All services are free!

Saturday, April 8 from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. @ Gailliot Center: Patricia Dobler Poetry Reading

A reading by Lee Ann Roripaugh and Elizabeth Wilson, judge and winner of the 2021 Patricia Dobler Poetry Award. Free and open to the public. Reception and book signing after the reading.

Tuesday, April 12 from 1:30 – 2:15 p.m. @ CAA Tutoring Room: Learning English as Another Language

Is English your second or third language? If yes, then the Center for Academic Achievement (CAA) wants to learn from you! The CAA is providing an opportunity for you to share what strategies you use in order to be successful in your classes. The CAA is also interested in what kinds of difficulties you may have encountered, such as reading or test-taking. Come and talk with us!

Tuesday, April 12 from 4 – 7 p.m. @ Tiernan Dining Hall: Baseball Snacks for Opening Day

Enjoy all the treats of a baseball game without sitting in the stands! There will be all the traditional treats for students to enjoy!

Wednesday, April 13 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. @ St. Joe’s: Destress Events for Students

Join us in St. Joe’s for a distress session for students as the end of the semester comes to a close.

Reminders:

Interested in Residential Living for Summer or Fall 2022?

If you are interested in living on campus in the residence halls this summer or fall, please contact the Office of Student Affairs for more detail at or 412-578-6293.

Celtic Ambassador, First Year Mentor and Welcome Weekend Leader Application Now Open!

Interested in any of these positions for the Academic Year 2022-2023? Be part of the team who welcomes both prospective and new students onto Carlow’s campus. Applications are due by 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, April 12.

Interviews, for those invited to continue forward in the process, will take place April 19 – 25. If you have any questions, please reach out to the office of student affairs (). To apply, please fill out the application form.

Help Needed? Submit a Care Report

At the beginning of each semester, students occasionally struggle with affordability, academic adjustments and connecting to the community. If you become concerned about yourself or others, please submit a report and let the Care Team know about any needs, questions or concerns. We are active and will contact you, or those you refer, to help. You may also contact the Student Affairs office at 412-578-6293 or .

Sincerely,

Timothy P. Phillips, PhD
Vice President of Student Affairs & Dean of Students

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