Student Affairs Calendar

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Monday, October 2, 2017

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

    • 11:00 am   2:00 PM
    • Parkland College Student Union

    Parkland Wellness and the Counseling department will bring awareness to the lesser-known signs of domestic violence and the continuum of abuse.

    • 5:30 - 7:00 pm
    • ARC Instructional Kitchen

    Cheer on the Illini and enjoy a healthier take on some of your pre-game favorites! Chicken wings, Nacho’s, chili, and more. Touch-down!

    • 6:00 pm

    This workshop is designed to help your group develop as a more effective team, learn strategies to work more efficiently, and understand errors of unsuccessful teams.

    • 8:00 pm
    • LGBT Resource Center, 323 Illini Union

    As a part of the LGBT Resource Center's move to reboot Pride, the oldest LGBT RSO on campus, the LGBTRC will be hosting an ice cream social! Come meet people, discuss, and share ideas about what the future of Pride will look like at Illinois.

Thursday, October 5, 2017

    • 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
    • Illini Union, Rooms A, B, & C

    • 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
    • University of Illinois Quad- Anniversary Plaza

    • 12:10 - 12:55 pm
    • Main Quad, behind the Illini Union

    Just say no to sitting during your lunch break! Join the Campus Wellbeing staff for a series of mid-day walks. These walks are designed to get you moving, increase your energy, and meet fellow colleagues!

    • 12:15 - 12:45 pm
    • 249 Bevier Hall (Bevier Commons), 905 South Goodwin Ave, Urbana

    Confidential weigh-in starts at noon, and the meeting runs from 12:15-12:45.

    • 1:30 - 6:00 pm
    • ARC (Activities and Recreation Center)

    See http://academics.aces.illinois.edu/career-services/career-fair for information.

    • 5:00 - 7:00 pm
    • 616 E Green St. Suite 202, Champaign

    This exhibition is a collection of works by Veronica Clements aka LilVSwagPrincess. The art featured in this show, like her chosen name, is deliberately playful and embodies an emerging identity. Veronica Clements is a senior pursuing her Bachelors of Fine Arts in Painting.

    • 5:30 pm
    • Illini Union Room 406

    Being a queer leader can be exhausting. It’s important to have a plan for self-care and to know what burn out can look like. If you can’t take care of yourself, you won’t be able to be the champion of others. Join the LGBT Resource Center and member of Queers & Allies to discuss social justice work, the idea of self-care, and what minority fatigue syndrome can feel like.

    • 7:00 - 8:00 pm
    • Lincoln Hall Room 1062

Friday, October 6, 2017

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Native American House, 1206 W Nevada St

    Navigating the university's many libraries can be intimidating but starting in one area and branching out to the different disciplines makes research more engaging. American Indian Studies is interdisciplinary and has a location in the library system that can guide you through your research interests and topics.

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum, CRL gallery, lower level

    A Friday lunchtime series of free yoga classes introduces participants to the fundamentals of hatha yoga: seated and standing asanas (poses), breath awareness, and relaxation techniques. Participants should bring their own yoga mats and wear comfortable clothing.

    • 6:30 - 7:30 pm
    • Illini Union- Room change every week. Contact for location, or be added to email list with room number every Thursday morning for both sessions.

Saturday, October 7, 2017

    • 11:30 am   2:00 PM
    • Lincoln Square Mall

    Peace Jam is a information fair and music fest geared to educate the community on the effects of domestic violence.

Monday, October 9, 2017

    • 9:30 - 10:30 am
    • Anniversary Plaza on the Quad

    Start off your week with a complimentary breakfast on the Quad, and leave a message on the display for your fellow Illini.

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • NEW LOCATION 616 E. Green Street, Suite 202, Champaign, IL 61820

    Oct. 23rd "Trigger Warnings: History, Theory, Context" feat. Emily Knox, PhD. Assistant Professor in the School of Information Sciences In honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month at the University of Illinois Come join us for another Dish It Up Lunch on Us Program at the Women's Resources Center (every 2nd and 4th Monday at noon).

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm
    • Anniversary Plaza on the Quad

    Stop by the Quad and pet a doggy, as well as gain some positivity from the Counseling Center.

    • 1:30 - 4:30 pm
    • UGL/ Undergraduate Library - Reference Area

    Students, staff, state employees and retirees can get free flu shots 1:30pm - 4:30pm at UGL/Undergraduate Library - Reference Area. See the McKinley flu vaccine information page for requirements, other locations, and times.

    • 5:30 - 6:30 pm
    • NEW LOCATION 616 E. Green Street, Suite 202, MC-302, Champaign, IL 61820

    Dancing Mindfulness uses the art form of dance as the primary medium of discovering mindful awareness. Participants will realize the rhythmic qualities of their breathing and heartbeats, to discover the healing, lyrical properties in even the most simple movements.

    • 6:00 - 8:00 pm
    • University Library, Room 66

    Native American Indigenous Student Organization hosts this film to inform about their project of changing the campus’s holiday to “Indigenous People’s Day.” (Hosted by NAISO)

    • 6:30 - 7:30 pm
    • Campus Bike Center, 608 E. Pennsylvania Ave, Champaign

    The class will go over basic maintenance, what to check, and a hands-on flat fix demonstration.

    • 6:30 - 7:30 pm
    • Orchard Downs Community Center

    • 7:00 - 9:00 pm
    • NEW LOCATION 616 E. Green Street, Suite 202, MC-302, Champaign, IL 61820

    Join us during Domestic Violence Awareness Month for a dialogue about how changes in immigration enforcement have made it harder for domestic violence survivors without legal status to seek support and safety.

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

    • 10:00 - 11:00 am
    • 1501 S. Oak st, Champaign, IL 61820

    Help count bikes across campus! To better understand the demand for bicycle infrastructure, programming, and services, as well as to better track the impact of past improvements, regular bicycle counts are recommended for the University to know exactly how many bikes are on campus at any given time throughout each school year.

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • SDRP, 1st Floor

    October 11th is National Coming OUT Day! Come join the LGBT Resource Center as we table for this important event. Resources will be available at the table.

    • 2:00 - 5:00 pm
    • ARC lobby

    From flu shots to Clif Bars, we will have an array of resources to help you be healthy.

    • 3:00 - 4:30 pm
    • Wassaja Hall, 1202 S 1st St. Champaign, IL

    A film-screening followed by a post-film discussion facilitated by Native American House and Wassaja Hall Multicultural Advocate. A light lunch will be provided.

    • 3:30 - 6:30 pm
    • Grainger Library - 1st Floor West

    Students, staff, state employees and retirees can get free flu shots 3:30pm - 6:30pm at Grainger Library, 1st Floor West. See the McKinley flu vaccine information page for requirements, other locations, and times.

    • 4:30 - 5:30 pm
    • ARC MP 1

    Join us for a FREE yoga session on the Quad. Stop, take a breath, and take control of your day!

    • 5:30 - 7:00 pm
    • ARC Instructional Kitchen

    Learn how to make sushi in your own home! We will make California rolls, cucumber salad, miso soup and some of your favorite sauces with fresh ingredients and equipment that most people already have in their own kitchen.

    • 5:30 - 7:00 pm
    • ARC Climbing Wall

    Reach new heights with your finances! Join the U of I Extension at the ARC climbing wall for financial tips, and FREE rock climbing!

    • 6:00 pm

    In this workshop we make conflict much less scary and help you understand techniques to tackle difficult conversations.

    • 7:00 pm   8:30 PM
    • Allen Hall: South Rec Room

    In honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month and National Coming Out Day, this workshop will focus on health and safety in LGBT relationships. Join us in discussing the dynamics of healthy relationships in the LGBTQ community and hear the inspiring stories of those who have come out and what they learned about themselves and the ones they love.

    • 7:00 - 8:30 pm
    • Allen Hall, South Rec Room

    Come join the LGBT Resource Center and the Counseling Center as we discuss topics related to relationships, love, safety and coming out!

    • 7:00 pm
    • Quaker Meetinghouse, 1904 E. Main, Urbana

    Parfaite Ntahuba, a Quaker pastor and Director of Friends Women's Association (FWA) in Burundi, will give a talk on addressing gender-based violence and HIV on Wednesday, October 11 at 7 PM at the Quaker Meetinghouse, 1904 E. Main, Urbana. Childcare will be provided, and light refreshments will be served.

    • 7:30 - 9:30 pm
    • UI Ice Arena

    Head to the newly renovated Ice Arena for fun and free skating! Add some hot cocoa to fully enjoy your time. *Valid i-card needed for free admission and $2 skate rental.

Thursday, October 12, 2017

    • 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
    • University of Illinois Quad- Anniversary Plaza

    • 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
    • the Quad

    Spin the "wellness wheel" to find out what makes up holistic wellness.

    • 12:10 - 12:55 pm
    • Main Quad, behind the Illini Union

    Just say no to sitting during your lunch break! Join the Campus Wellbeing staff for a series of mid-day walks. These walks are designed to get you moving, increase your energy, and meet fellow colleagues!

    • 12:15 - 12:45 pm
    • 249 Bevier Hall (Bevier Commons), 905 South Goodwin Ave, Urbana

    Confidential weigh-in starts at noon, and the meeting runs from 12:15-12:45.

    • 1:00 - 2:00 pm
    • Lucy Ellis Lounge, Foreign Language Building, 707 S Mathews

    Parfaite Ntahuba will discuss a project that provides health services to women and their families who are affected by HIV/AIDS, as well as economic and social reintegration of women who have survived gender-based violence.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm
    • SDRP 2nd Floor

    Relieve tension with a FREE five-minute chair massage by Bodywork Associates, learn some stress relief tips, and go through 30-minutes of guided meditation (1:30pm and 2:30pm sessions)

    • 3:30 - 6:30 pm
    • Grainger Library - 1st Floor West

    Students, staff, state employees and retirees can get free flu shots 3:30pm - 6:30pm at Grainger Library, 1st Floor West. See the McKinley flu vaccine information page for requirements, other locations, and times.

    • 5:30 pm
    • La Casa, Room 104

    Come join us for a screening of the documentary "The Homestretch". The Homestretch follows three homeless teens as they strive to build a future for themselves. Presented as a part of LGBT History Month.

    • 7:00 - 8:00 pm
    • Lincoln Hall Room 1062

Friday, October 13, 2017

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • University YMCA Latzer Hall, 1001 S. Wright St., Champaign

    Charles Brown from Voorhees Transportation Center (VTC) and Rutgers University will present. DiversityEd hosts the Conversation Café lunch series every 2nd and 4th Fridays of each month during the semester. Paid for in part by Student Cultural Programming Fee and the Student Sustainability Fee.

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum, CRL gallery, lower level

    A Friday lunchtime series of free yoga classes introduces participants to the fundamentals of hatha yoga: seated and standing asanas (poses), breath awareness, and relaxation techniques. Participants should bring their own yoga mats and wear comfortable clothing.

    • 6:30 - 7:30 pm
    • Illini Union- Room change every week. Contact for location, or be added to email list with room number every Thursday morning for both sessions.

Saturday, October 14, 2017

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm
    • Orchard Downs Community Center | 510 W George Huff Dr, Urbana, IL 61801

    The Women's Resources Center will be hosting a table at this year's International Food Festival, organized by Family and Graduate Housing. Share in food and music while learning about other cultures and meeting new people.

Monday, October 16, 2017

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Thursday, October 19, 2017

    • 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
    • University of Illinois Quad- Anniversary Plaza

    • 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
    • Krannert Center for the Performing Arts - Lobby

    Students, staff, state employees and retirees can get free flu shots 11am - 2pm at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, Lobby. See the McKinley flu vaccine information page for requirements, other locations, and times.

    • 12:00 - 4:00 pm
    • Illini Union

    This fair is your opportunity to find talent from an array of majors for your internship and job opportunities. The fair has a focus in industries that seek to hire students within liberal arts, humanities, education, applied health sciences and media. Registration is now open at http://go.illinois.edu/handshake-employer

    • 12:15 - 12:45 pm
    • 249 Bevier Hall (Bevier Commons), 905 South Goodwin Ave, Urbana

    Confidential weigh-in starts at noon, and the meeting runs from 12:15-12:45.

    • 5:30 pm
    • Illini Union Room 215

    Living out your values as a part of a team can be challenging. “The Four Agreements,” by Don Miguel Ruiz offers four simple rules or agreements that if followed clear the way for an individual to achieve personal liberation. Join the discussion That Ruiz began and start your own journey of liberation.

    • 7:00 - 8:00 pm
    • Lincoln Hall Room 1062

    IJourney workshops are peer developed, peer led workshops covering a variety of topics. Facilitated by pool of trained student-facilitators, IJourney workshops explore issues of social identity, exclusion/inclusion, and being an ally. This workshop will be held at Lincoln Hall 1062 from 7 pm - 8pm. For more information, contact diversityed@illinois.edu

Friday, October 20, 2017

Sunday, October 22, 2017

    • 9:00 am
    • University of Illinois Arboretum- corner of Lincoln Avenue and Florida Avenue

    The annual Homecoming 5K is back! Get ready to help kick off the 2017 University of Illinois Homecoming Week! With orange and blue all around, this is a great event to raise excitement, adrenaline, and spirit for the best university out there.

Monday, October 23, 2017

    • 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
    • IKE/ Ikenberry Commons - Lobby

    Students, staff, state employees and retirees can get free flu shots 11am - 2pm at the IKE/Ikenberry Commons, Lobby. See the McKinley flu vaccine information page for requirements, other locations, and times.

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • NEW LOCATION 616 E. Green Street, Suite 202, Champaign, IL 61820

    Oct. 9th “Domestic Violence and the Law: Reflections from a Court Advocate” feat. Lisa Little, ICADV, Court Advocate, Courage Connection Come join us for another Dish It Up Lunch on Us Program at the Women's Resources Center (every 2nd and 4th Monday at noon).

    • 5:00 - 8:00 pm
    • IKE/ Ikenberry Commons - Lobby

    Students, staff, state employees and retirees can get free flu shots 5pm - 8pm at the IKE/Ikenberry Commons, Lobby. See the McKinley flu vaccine information page for requirements, other locations, and times.

    • 5:30 - 6:30 pm
    • NEW LOCATION 616 E. Green Street, Suite 202, MC-302, Champaign, IL 61820

    Dancing Mindfulness uses the art form of dance as the primary medium of discovering mindful awareness. Participants will realize the rhythmic qualities of their breathing and heartbeats, to discover the healing, lyrical properties in even the most simple movements.

    • 6:30 - 7:30 pm
    • Campus Bike Center, 608 E. Pennsylvania Ave, Champaign

    The class will go over basic maintenance, what to check, and a hands-on flat fix demonstration.

    • 6:30 - 7:30 pm
    • Orchard Downs Community Center

    • 7:00 - 9:00 pm
    • NEW LOCATION 616 E. Green Street, Suite 202, MC-302, Champaign, IL 61820

    Join us during Domestic Violence Awareness Month for a dialogue about the sexual abuse to prison pipeline, which disproportionately affects women of color in the United States.

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

    • 1:00 - 4:00 pm
    • ARC Instructional Kitchen

    Get Fresh! is a seasonal foods program that aims to increase availability, accessibility, and consumption of fresh produce on campus.

    • 3:30 - 6:30 pm
    • (ARC) Activities Recreation Center - Atrium

    Students, staff, state employees and retirees can get free flu shots 3:30pm - 6:30pm at Activities Recreation Center / Atrium. See the McKinley flu vaccine information page for requirements, other locations, and times.

    • 3:30 - 6:30 pm
    • Activities and Recreation Center (ARC) Gym 2

    • 5:15 - 7:30 pm
    • Education Building, Room 37

    Freedom From Smoking uses a systematic and personalized approach to help people overcome tobacco addiction.

    • 5:30 - 7:00 pm
    • ARC Instructional Kitchen

    Are you ready to take your Sushi skills to the next level? Join one of our Student Wellness cooking instructors and learn to utilize authentic sushi making tools. Be prepared to try some fun and challenging recipes.

    • 6:00 pm   7:00 PM
    • Women's Resources Center

    The Counseling Center would like to present “Facilitators and Barriers to Help-seeking: When men are targets of IPV.” This presentation will focus on male survivors of IPV as well as discussing barriers to help-seeking and healthy coping strategies. This presentation will be held at the Women’s Resources Center on October 24, 2017 at 6:00-7:00pm.

    • 7:00 pm
    • Asian American Cultural Center

    • 7:00 pm
    • FAR Oglesby Lounge

    The Sankofa Outreach Team and Trauma Outreach and Prevention Team from the Counseling Center invite you to come and discuss how to develop and maintain a healthy relationship!

    • 7:00 pm
    • SDRP MPR

    An event that centralizes the voices and experiences of survivors and supporters of sexual violence and dating/domestic violence by reading aloud the stories of the lived experiences of those survivors and supporters on stage. For October's Domestic Violence Awareness Month "It Happens Here" will showcase stories of survivors and supporters of dating and domestic viole

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Friday, October 27, 2017

Monday, October 30, 2017

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

    • 5:15 - 7:30 pm
    • Education Building, Room 37

    Freedom From Smoking uses a systematic and personalized approach to help people overcome tobacco addiction.

    • 6:00 - 7:30 pm
    • 616 E Green St. Suite 202, Champaign

    The sexual health series is a biweekly workshop focused on topics in sexual and reproductive well-being, in collaboration with McKinley Sexual Health Peers. It is held every other Tuesday in the Women’s Resource Center from 6-7:30pm. Sexual Health doesn’t always have to be spooky! Come learn about ways to remain safe.

    • 6:00 - 7:30 pm
    • Women's Resource Center, 616 E. Green Street, Suite 202

    The sexual health series is a biweekly workshop focused on topics in sexual and reproductive well-being.

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Thursday, November 2, 2017

    • 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
    • (BIF) Business Instructional Facility - Atrium

    Students, staff, state employees and retirees can get free flu shots 10:30am - 1:30pm at Business Instructional Facility / Atrium. See the McKinley flu vaccine information page for requirements, other locations, and times.

    • 12:15 - 12:45 pm
    • 249 Bevier Hall (Bevier Commons), 905 South Goodwin Ave, Urbana

    Confidential weigh-in starts at noon, and the meeting runs from 12:15-12:45.

    • 5:30 pm

    Working on a team can be a fulfilling experience when everyone works together towards achieving a common goal. A functioning team is one that communicates and agrees to work towards a common goal without individual egos jeopardizing team success.

    • 7:00 - 8:00 pm
    • Lincoln Hall Room 1062

Friday, November 3, 2017