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Please note that all Banner servers will be shut down at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 6, in preparation for a move to a new location. Full service will be restored by 8 a.m. on Monday, June 10. The following systems and services will be unavailable during the downtime: Smith Portal, Campus Directory, Course Catalog, Banner, BannerWeb, eBill, ePay, Nolij document management, Cognos, BAR reporting, Maps/Intellicheck, R25/25Live, and the Smith data warehouse.
Personal Time is credited to eligible staff employees at the start of each fiscal year. The first pay period for FY14 begins on Sunday, June 16, 2013. Therefore, all Personal Time for current FY13 must be used on or before Saturday, June 15, 2013. Unused Personal Time does not carry over to the new fiscal year. Personal Time used on or after Sunday, June 16, 2013, will be taken from credited time for FY14. For questions or more information, contact Lynda DallaPegorara, x2274.
Rae-Anne Butera, associate dean of students, is finishing her time at Smith College in June. Join a wine-and-cheese celebration on Monday, June 3, 3-5 p.m. in the Alumnae House Living Room, to honor Rae-Anne and her commitment to the college, and to say thank you and good luck in her new venture as Dean of Students at Olin College of Engineering.
Fiscal year 2012/2013 ends on June 30. The controllerís and purchasing offices have provided key dates and information to ensure a smooth end to the collegeís financial fiscal year as well as the start of the new fiscal year, which begins on July 1. Please carefully adhere to all deadlines outlined in the FY'13 Year End Memo located on the Purchasing Office web site, http://www.smith.edu/purchasing/index.php. Please contact the appropriate office with any questions or concerns. Contact information is located at the end of the memo.
On May 28, a contractor will begin work to take down 66 Green Street. The building is located in an area that has been identified for long-term expansion by the college. After it is taken down, the area is slated to become green space, creating a landscaped corridor between center campus and Ford Hall. To facilitate contractor access, the parking area adjacent to Ford Hall, which is entered from Arnold Avenue, will be closed May 28-June 7. Those with reserved spaces in the lot will receive parking passes for the nearby Smith College garage during that period.
As of Tuesday, May 28, the Smith eDigest will begin the summer distribution schedule with one edition a week, every Tuesday. The deadline for submissions intended for each Tuesday edition will be every Monday at 5 p.m. The eDigest summer schedule will continue through August 13. The academic year eDigest schedule, with editions every Tuesday and Thursday, will resume on Tuesday, Aug. 20. Send any inquiries to email@example.com.
The Cafe will be open variable hours through Saturday, May 25. For a complete listing of hours, please visit http://www.smith.edu/cafe.