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08/27/2015 Digest

First 25Live 'Tip of the Month'

Finding your event information is much easier when you "Star" your events. This first monthly 25Live Tip of the Month ( will show you how to "Star" your events so that you can easily see event details such as date, time or location; or go back into the event to request resources or enter publicity information. Tips will be archived at

Keyserver Upgraded; Older Versions of Adobe No Longer Supported

On Aug. 26, ITS upgraded the server that supports our software licensing for certain software programs. Following the upgrade, older versions of Adobe are no longer supported, this includes Adobe Creative Suite version 3, 4, and 5. Adobe Creative Suite 6 users will not be impacted. If you have used any unsupported software in the past 3 months you would have already received a direct notification from IT about upgrading. If you have any questions, contact Barbara Pliska at

Central Check-In Sept. 2, Staff and Faculty Can Help

Remember when you arrived at college, or when you took your kids to college that first time? Lots and lots of people, limited parking, not sure where you were going? The same is true for Smith's entering students and their families on Wednesday, Sept. 2, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the ITT. You can help: 1) Greet strangers with a smile and offer directions. (2) If you routinely park near the ITT, please consider parking at the Stables Lot or by the Tennis Courts for that one day. (3) If you routinely park near a house, please consider parking further away for this one day.

College Card Renewals; Current Cards Expire Sept. 30

The bulk of Smith College Corporate cards expire at the end of September (please check your card expiration date). Note that the cards are valid through the last day of September. This year, the cards that expire at the end of September will be sent directly to the cardholders. According to JP Morgan Chase, the cards will be mailed out the first week of September. Keep a look-out for your card as you should receive it no later than the third week of September. If for some reason you do not receive your card, contact the Purchasing Office, Linda Hiesiger at ext. 2231 or Lynn Pelland at ext. 2232.

Varsity Crew Meeting - For Experienced Athletes, Monday, Sept. 7, 4:15-5:15 p.m., Ainsworth Gym 150

This meeting is for anyone with previous rowing or coxing experience, including returning athletes and new students. (Meeting for novices will be Sept. 9 at 5:10 p.m. in Ainsworth Gym 150.) Practice starts Monday, Sept. 14. For more information, contact Head Crew Coach Karen Klinger at

Registrar's Office Closed, Friday, Aug. 28, 1:30-3 p.m.

The Registrar's Office will be closed for staff training.

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