Public Safety and Facilities Announcements

Facilities Management Auction

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Facilities Management periodically has items in inventory that are no longer needed by the college and the Recycle Bin is used to dispose of these items.
Items currently going up for bid are a white golf cart (non-running) and black metal fencing. Facilities also has numerous metal file cabinets in storage no longer needed by the college (if interested you can contact Sue at extension 1668 in Facilities to view them).
Bidding on these items began on Monday August 21 and will end on Wednesday, August 30. Please go to the “Augsburg Facilities” Moodle site for additional information on these items and the bidding process.

Parking Permit Sale Dates for 2017

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Upcoming Parking permit sales will be as follows:

Parking Registration/Sale Dates for Fall 2017:

Faculty/Staff surface lot permits on sale July 31st at 8:30 AM
Faculty/Staff Transit and Bicycle Combo packs on sale July 31st at 8:30 AM
Faculty/Staff underground lot permits on sale August 31st 8:30 AM
AFA/ Grad parking permits on sale August 28th at 8:30 AM
Senior Commuter & Resident permits on sale August 28th at 8:30 AM
Junior Commuter & Resident permits on sale August 29th at 8:30 AM
Sophomore Commuter & Resident permits on sale August 30th at 8:30 AM
First Year Commuter permits on sale September 1st at 8:30 AM

For questions, please email

Updates on Street Closures and Parking Lot Changes

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Updates on street closures and parking lot changes:

21st Ave is scheduled to re-open for thru traffic on the morning of September 6th. Until it is opened that morning, the barricades will remain at the intersection of 21st Ave and 8th street. The area past the barricades is still a work zone until it re-opens. No unauthorized vehicles will be allowed in any area beyond the barricades.
Surface Lot A will be a Carpool ONLY lot beginning September 1st. To park in this lot, you must have a valid carpool permit. To obtain a carpool permit, you must meet all of the appropriate criteria. All of the details on this are listed on the Public Safety website.

For questions please email

8th Street Closure Notice

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Due to the volume of residents moving back to campus on Friday, August 25th, we will be closing 8th street for parking and reserving it for a loading and unloading zone. Please be mindful of this and only use this street for thru traffic, or loading and unloading vehicles.

For you parking convenience, please utilize the surrounding lots, B, D, and L.

Thank you for your cooperation and please email with any questions.

Teaching and Learning

Do You Need Help with Your Syllabus or Moodle?

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You are invited to attend the three CTL teaching workshops designed to help prepare you for your fall courses. Please visit for full descriptions of the following events.

Wednesday, August 30, 10:00-12:00, OCG 100
Syllabus Construction / Deconstruction Workshop

Thursday, August 31, 9:30-10:45, SVE 204
Getting the Most out of the Moodle Assignment

Thursday, August 31, 11:00-12:15, SVE 204
Moodle Gradebook Basics

General Announcements

School Supply Drive: Donate to Help Educate

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The summer is drawing to an end, which means the start of another academic year is upon us!

To kick off the academic year, Augsburg Total Wellness is sponsoring a School Supply Drive to feel good, by doing good. All donations will be delivered to People Serving People. This non-profit organization is located in Minneapolis. As the largest and most comprehensive, family-focused homeless shelter in Minnesota, your donations will have a huge impact in our community. Learn more about People Serving People at their website:

Thousands of students across the country are heading back to school in just a few short weeks. Let’s help make sure each and every one has the supplies they need to be successful! From August 14th to August 28th, donations will be accepted in Human Resources, Memorial Hall, Room 19.

The supplies that are most requested (new items only) are listed below:
#2 Pencils
alarm clocks
colored pencils
crayons-24 pack
pencil box
pencil sharpener
school bags/backpacks
scissors–youth size
washable markers

Metro Transit Site Now Live for New Day, New Day Transfer Deal

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Metro Transit is offering a magnificent discount on the College Pass for all new Augsburg day program first-years and transfers.
1. Each new Augsburg 2017 first year and transfer student will receive a $5 Stored Value Cards.
2. Metro Transit will sell College Pass Semester Cards for all new first year and transfer students at $90 for fall semester that expires December 31, 2017
3. New students also have the option to purchase a FULL YEAR card at $150 that would cover fall and spring semesters and expires June 1, 2018The site and pass sale sites are live right now – first-year day and new day transfers can purchase a fall pass for $90 or a full-year pass for $150.

The site is now up and running:

Please note: We sent the list of new day and new transfer day who had registered as of Aug. 14. We will send an updated list next week…it is possible a new student is not yet in their system.

Any other Augsburg student may purchase an Augsburg-subsidized College Pass from the Bookstore. Regularly $175, the College Semester Pass sells for $125.

Event Announcements

Celebrate the University Name Change on September 5

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It’s the final countdown to the first day of classes and the community celebration of Augsburg’s name change!

All students, faculty, and staff are invited to celebrate Augsburg University Day on September 5. Please plan to join Auggies for a day of traditional and new experiences designed to honor this historic moment.

A full and detailed schedule of events is available on the University Name Change Updates blog.

Community Celebration of Augsburg University on September 5

Keeping Track of Auggies

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Seeking Housing for Four Honduran Musicians During the NPPF

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Would you or someone you know be interested in hosting 4 Honduran musicians from Wed., 9/12 through Sat. 9/16? These musicians will be here to share their music and stories of their fight for social justice in Honduras. Beds or air mattresses will work. Close to Augsburg is a plus. They will have transportation and food needs covered throughout the Nobel Peace Prize Forum.

If you are interested and would like more information, please contact Kate Reinhardt at or Sarah Degnar Riveros at