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The Bulletin is published for the Luther Community by the Campus Programming Office every Tuesday and Friday when classes are in session.

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Summer housing applications and fee information can be found in the Res Life office and on our website. Housing is available in Dieseth starting May 25 for students working on campus, taking Luther summer classes, and international students.

V240 Lab Printer Update--The printer in Valders 240 has been upgraded to a different model to accommodate the higher volume of printing in that space. If you print to this printer from your personal device; your driver may need to be updated to reflect the correct make and model. Driver information can be found on the website or you can stop by the LIS Technology Help Desk for assistance with this process.

Would you like to help welcome the new students this coming fall? Sign up to be a part of the Move-In Crew! Check out the Move-In Crew tripod in the Union where applications are available, or stop by the Student Life Office, 2nd floor Union. For questions please contact

Decorah Shopping Shuttle-- A shuttle will drive students from the Union to downtown Decorah and Wal-Mart for a shopping run this Thursday, April 17 at 5:30 pm. Meet in the Student Organizational Suite 10 minutes before departure. Advanced sign up is highly recommended using the online form.

Luther College Philharmonia will perform in concert at7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 24, in the Center for Faith and Life. The Luther College Philharmonia, a 51 member symphonic ensemble, will perform "Fanfare" from "La Péri" by Paul Dukas, Serenade in D Minor, Op. 44 by Dvořák, and Overture to Coriolan, Op. 62 by Beethoven.  

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An update to the Early Arrival Policy was recently approved by Cabinet and is available on Luther's website: The specific criteria to determine approval of an early arrival that will be considered centers on whether the student's presence is essential for New Student Orientation or fall semester opening. And of course, it is understood that fall sport athletes will return for pre-season work. Please review the policy for more detailed information.

Passover CelebrationThursday, April 24, 5:00 p.m., Peace Dining Room, Interfaith Holiday Meal Celebration. Join College Ministries and the Diversity Center for a model Seder, a Jewish tradition that celebrates the Passover theme of freedom from slavery and oppression. Cost: $3 for children and Luther students with a meal plan and $8 for all others. Space is limited. Tickets available at the Diversity Center and the Ticket Office until Thursday, April 17

Calling all organizations! Recognize Your Organization and its Good Work nominations are due by April 14. The top three candidates from each category will be recognized at the L3 awards banquet on Sunday, May 4, 2014.  

The Smoke-Free policy has recently been updated to include other smoking devices such as e-cigarettes or vapor cigarettes as prohibited forms of smoking.  The entire policy can be viewed at Should you encounter staff, faculty or students using such smoking devices on campus, please inform them of this policy. Direct any questions to the Human Resources Office x1189.

Preus Library's annual National Library Week book sale will be held from Monday, April 14 to Tuesday, April 22. Hundreds of hardcover and paperback books will be available for purchase in the library. Prices will decline daily.

Do you need to get CPR or First Aid certified for your summer jobs/resumes or jobs in the fall. I will be offering classes starting April 22nd. Please contact Vicky Jaeger to inquire about a class.  

The Financial Aid Office is seeking two student workers for the 2014-2015 academic year. Duties include filing, data entry, answering phones, scheduling appointments, and assisting with office visits. Applicants must have a minimum of 6-10 hours of work study available for Financial Aid position, and 10 hours available for Student Employment position. Computer experience is required; Word and Excel competency preferred. If interested, stop into the Financial Aid Office to pick up an application (application deadline April 25).

The Luther College Jazz Orchestra, under the direction of Juan Tony Guzmán, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 15, at Center for Faith and Life. The performance, part of the Jazz Orchestra's spring tour of the Upper Midwest, is open to the public and a freewill donation will be taken. 

The Luther College Varsity Band and the Wind and Percussion Ensemble will perform a concert at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 16, in the Main Hall of the Center for Faith and Life on the Luther Campus. 

Check out the daily fresh half loaf baked bread in the C-Store. White, Sliced Cracked Wheat and Sliced Vegetable. $1.25.

Five Luther College students were selected to receive a $1,000 Steven Mark Anderson Scholarship for the 2014-15 academic year. Recipients of the scholarship were announced during Luther's Student Support Services celebration banquet March 19 and include Jessica Edgar, Alex Hain, Pamera Kezy, Kathleenjo Peterson and Alexis Reynold