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'Update' Student Newsletter Nov. 2013

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Update” - November 2013 Issue
UCSF School of Nursing Student Newsletter

Calendar

Nov. 14

ABSOLUTE LAST DAY TO DROP COURSE!

Nov. 11

Veteran's Day Holiday (observed)

Nov. 28 - 29

Thanksgiving Holiday (observed)

Dec. 6

Last day of instruction

Dec. 9 - 13

Final Exams

Jobs & Money!

Special NOVEMBER Addendum “Scholarships, Grants, and Awards” found at the end of this document (below).

CALL FOR STUDENT EDITORS! 
Current School of Nursing students that have very good writing skills and/or previous experience editing course papers are needed to work as editors. The responsibilities include reviewing and editing course papers for fellow nursing students, including international and domestic students. The pay is $16.22/hour; all appointments are 20% time or less.
If you are interested in working as an editor, please contact Dr. Linda Sawyer at linda.sawyer@nursing.ucsf.edu.  Be sure to write “Student Editor” in the subject line of your email and include information on previous editing or writing experience.

Financial Aid / Student Financial Services

Electronic Deposit: 
If you had received your fall quarter funding through check payment(s) and would like to sign up for direct deposit for future quarters so that funds can be deposited directly into your checking or saving account, please do so right away at:
http://finaid.ucsf.edu/continuing-students/financial-aid-disbursement
Loan Changes for Winter 2014
If you want to decrease your Federal Direct Loan/Graduate PLUS for winter, or still have unmet financial aid eligibility that you wish to cover with more loan fund, please complete our online Loan Change Request by November 18 at:
https://finaid.ucsf.edu/forms_loanchange_2013-14
Correspondence:   
All correspondences from the Student Financial Aid Office are sent to students via their UCSF email accounts.  Please check your UCSF email account periodically for notices, updates, and reminders.
The Student Financial Aid Office web site (http://finaid.ucsf.edu) can be accessed any time to obtain check disbursement dates, information on the financial aid process at UCSF, download SFSO forms, etc.  Our office is located at the west tower of Millberry Union, Room 201W. Office hours are Monday-Friday 7:30 am to 5 pm.  Our telephone number is (415) 476-4181.

Office of Student Affairs

ATTENTION ALL SECOND YEAR MASTERS STUDENTS!
YOU NEED TO “ADVANCE TO CANDIDACY” BEFORE JANUARY 10, 2014!

http://graduate.ucsf.edu/sites/graduate.ucsf.edu/files/wysiwyg/advance_candidacy_form_ms_nursing.pdf

Nursing Student Council (NSC)

Hey fellow students, we hope your quarter is moving along smoothly! The NSC's next meeting will be Nov. 13, 5:00 p.m. in #N-617.  Please come to contribute or simply hear what's going on within the School of Nursing.

Do you ever wonder how the other Schools at UCSF get down?!  Well, here's your chance to find out!  The Annual UCSF Formal includes all disciplines in a night of fun at the Westin St. Francis Hotel . . . . save the date, January 25, 2014. Early bird ticket prices are $28 and then they jump to $35, don't delay!

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Scholarships, Grants, and Awards (Nov. 2013)