Public Safety and Facilities Announcements

All Welcome for Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Starting Monday in OGC

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Augsburg is partnering with the People’s Center Clinic to provide Johnson & Johnson vaccines on campus, in the Oren Gateway Center, between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. The dates are during new student orientation Monday – Thursday, June 14 – 17, Saturday, June 19, and Monday, June 21.

This vaccine opportunity is open to all Augsburg students, staff, faculty, and your families and friends. If you know someone who still needs a vaccine, please inform them about this opportunity.

No appointment or insurance is necessary (though if you have insurance, please bring your insurance information). People interested in getting a vaccine must be at least 18 years old and bring a photo ID (e.g., driver’s license, passport, Augsburg ID, etc.). The People’s Center Clinic does not ask about citizenship status.

The Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine requires only one dose. A person is considered fully vaccinated two weeks after receiving the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

Please share this information with anyone 18 or older who may still need a vaccine.

Teaching and Learning

Podcast Ep. 66: Pride, Pronouns, and Privilege: How Intersectionality Informs our Allyship Journey

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In this episode of The Forum Podcast, Jennifer Brown (Jennifer Brown Consulting), Sean Coleman (Destination Tomorrow), and Ray Arata (Better Man Conference) examine the complexities of marginalization, intersectionality, masculinity, and power, through the lens of allyship.

General Announcements

HR Benefits and Payroll Change Forms: Due by Noon Today

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HR or Payroll Forms:
Please submit any change forms you may have for your benefits to HR by noon Today, June 11th to be processed on the June 18th pay date. This includes routine forms for HSA, retirement, direct deposit and tax withholding changes. Email if you have questions or need assistance.

Time Sheets
Please submit your timesheet by end of the day today (Friday, June 11th), so your supervisor has time to approve it by the Monday noon deadline.

Secure Link to Human Resources & Payroll
To protect your information, forms containing sensitive data such as bank accounts or social security numbers should not be emailed. For a secure delivery link go to for submission. Please contact and cc Payroll for questions.

Thank you!
– Your HR & Payroll Team

Year-End Expense Deadline June 14, 2021

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Please submit invoices, expense reports, payment authorization forms, etc. for goods or services received on or before May 31, 2021 by Monday, June 14, 2021. All expenses need to have proper coding and approvals. Please email invoices to or drop them off at the Business Office, Science Building Suite 148. If you are coming into your office please check for invoices that may have been delivered to your office and forward them to the Business Office.

If you have not received an invoice from a vendor for goods or services received or delivered by May 31, please contact Carole Kampf ( X1260) by Monday, June 14, 2021.

P-Card Purchase and Reimbursement Expenses

Please submit P-Card statements and receipts for expenses incurred through May 31, 2021 by Monday, June 14, 2021. Email your statement and receipts to

Checks and Cash

If you have checks and cash that need to be deposited for Fiscal year 2021, please bring to the Business Office, Science Building Suite 148 by Thursday May 27, 2021. Our office is open Wednesday and Thursdays 8:00am to 3:00pm.

Thank you for your prompt attention and cooperation!

Internet and Core Network Maintenance June 17

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On the evening of 6/17/2021, we will be replacing our core routing device with a newer and more capable device.

During this period, no network services will be available. Internet will be unavailable when on campus, and many services (including, Moodle, Inside Augsburg, etc) will be unavailable from both on and off campus.

For more information, see the IT Status Page.

IT Status Page Maintenance Announcement

Event Announcements

Next Week, Forum Webinar, A Psychologically Safe Workplace is the New Normal

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When: June 17, 2021 11:00 am – 12:00 pm central
Presenters: Jesse Bridges, EVERFI  |  Erin McClintock, EVERFI

2020 brought with it an international a pandemic, a financial crisis, a polarizing presidential election, and an acute and overdue focus on racial and structural inequities. The effects still ripple in 2021, with one being a renewed energy and focus to create safe and healthy work environments, for all. This requires not only enduring conversations about workplace equity, but also “lifting up the hood” and exploring where employees’ ability to flourish, connect and contribute without fear of retribution may be hindered. In this podcast, speakers will discuss the connections between psychological safety, well-being, and diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Learning Outcomes
Identify actionable strategies for promoting psychological safety in the workplace
Apply the eight (8) dimensions of wellness in the workplace
Use an organizational diagnostic to assess equitable wellness

Register for the 2021 Vocation of Lutheran Higher Education Conference

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Called to Place: Community Responsive Education
A virtual conference hosted by Augsburg University
July 12 – 15, 2021

The 2021 Vocation of Lutheran Higher Education Conference (formerly, the Vocation of a Lutheran College Conference) for the Network of ELCA Colleges and Universities will convene daily, July 12 – 15, 2021, 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Eastern Time, except the session on July 13th, which will meet 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Eastern Time.

The theme of the 2021 conference is “Called to Place: Community Responsive Education.” Participants will consider how local landscapes, neighborhoods, events, and people influence the missions, identities, and institutional vocations of our colleges and universities, along with our individual callings related to antiracism in our particular communities.

For more information on each of the sessions and speakers, please see the conference program.

Registration requires two steps. The first step is registering to receive the two Zoom links that will give you access to the conference. These links are included in the registration form. The second step is to complete daily session registration information below on this form. Both steps are necessary for registration. There is no registration fee for the 2021 conference. Registration deadline is July 2, 2021.

Note: Those who need any disability-related accommodation to fully participate in this event are encouraged to contact University Events at or 612-330-1104. Remember to have the name, date, and time of the event with you when contacting their office. Please allow for sufficient time to arrange the accommodation.

Contact Janice Dames at for more information about registration.

The Vocation of a Lutheran Higher Education Conference is supported by the Network of ECLA Colleges and Universities.

Register here

Get Tickets Now for June 24 Augsburg Outdoor Movie Night

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Students, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends of Augsburg are invited to join us for an outdoor movie night viewing of Wonder Woman 1984!

Grab your favorite snack and soft drink and enjoy the adventures of Wonder Woman with your family and friends.
– Bring your own lawn chair or picnic blanket for seating on the lawn south of the Hagfors Center
-Tickets are $10 each and include popcorn and a soft drink. Tickets are $3 for children under 12.
– In the case of rain, this event will be moved to Friday, June 25.

*This is a smoke-free and alcohol-free event.

More details about event check-in and section assignments will be emailed to registrants prior to the event.

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Purchase $10 tickets here

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