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Feeling Spooky About Midterms? Use TutorMe

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Students – don’t forget about TutorMe! It is available to Augsburg students 24/7 and offers tutoring in over 300 subjects from qualified tutors. Students are able to use 3 hours a week; 3 one hour sessions or 6 thirty-minute sessions. You can access TutorMe through any of your Moodle classes. At the top left of your screen there is an orange tab to see the side panel of resources. As you scroll down, you will see the “Augsburg Tools” section and underneath is the link to TutorMe. For more information on other tutoring and academic skills options, please click “Tutoring & Academic Skills Information”.

Academic Skills & Tutoring Information

Now Hiring: Opinions Editor for the Echo

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The Echo, Augsburg’s student-run newspaper, is looking for creative, outspoken, and passionate individuals to join our staff!*

The editor of our “Opinions” section is responsible for curating, editing and writing articles centered on Augsburg student and community opinions and stories. Our motto is “Your Voice Matters” and this section is the heart of that idea!

Some examples of Opinions content topics include comics, critiques of Augsburg administration and leadership, experiences of marginalized identities, raising awareness for social issues, political views and more. Check out the opinions section on our website for more examples.

Section editors are compensated $60 per issue and work approximately six hours total each week. Only mandatory times are our general meeting and staff meeting each week.

*Pro tip: you do not need to be an expert in writing or editing to do well as an Echo editor. The Echo provides ample training and a welcoming team of support. If you’re interested, go for it!*

Please reach out to us at if you have any questions about how to get involved. To apply, send us a cover letter (or writing sample) and resume!

Augsburg Echo – Opinions

Where to Find Human Resources Information

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Hello! We have been receiving many inquiries regarding how to locate/fill out forms, access employee resources, and receive general HR help; Augsburg HR wants everyone to be aware of the many self-serving resources on the Human Resources page in AugNet ( All necessary forms can be found at where they can be downloaded as a PDF, populated online, and re-submitted to our secure drive at

Additionally, when looking for specific help or questions that you did not find the answer to on our site, you can seek help by emailing one of the specific inboxes below: ~ Student Employment positions, info, questions ~ Timesheets, adjustments, general payroll questions ~ General questions for Human Resources and info

By sending your question through email to the pertinent inbox it allows the appropriate team member to see and generally respond faster to your inquiries.

We are here to help and serve YOU!

Human Resources Portal

Marketing Job Opening for Students in Business, Communication Studies, or English—Apply now

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Augsburg’s marketing and communication team is searching for a motivated student who wants to get hands-on experience in writing, editing, and marketing.

This could be a good fit for you if you’re:
– A communication studies major with a focus in journalism and/or new media
– A business major with a focus in marketing
– An English major with a focus on creative writing or media writing

Learn more about the marketing assistant copywriter position and apply now:;jsessionid=CE4AFB38569044D320F20FD7D516061A?JOBID=137195

Students: Check Your Email for Federal Grant Funding Information

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As a result of funding provided by the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, funds are being disbursed to all students enrolled this fall semester. Emails were sent on Friday with information about how to access this funding.

Following guidance by the Department of Education, grant amounts were primarily determined by a student’s program type and their Expected Family Contribution (EFC) from the FAFSA. We understand that students have experienced a multitude of disruptions in the midst of this pandemic, including financial distress. We hope this funding can provide some small relief during this challenging time.

In addition to this federal grant, we also want to remind students whose financial circumstances have changed that a special circumstance application for financial aid is available on the Student Financial Services website. Changed circumstances may include, but are not limited to, job loss, reduction of income, change to household size, one-time sources of income, etc.

Information about the special circumstance application

Event Announcements

Focused Conversation on Augsburg’s Brand Perception Studies: Thursday

Join Stephen Jendraszak, associate vice president for marketing and communication, and Laura Swanson Lindahl, director of marketing, for a look at two studies of how Augsburg is perceived in the Twin Cities and Rochester. The first benchmark study was conducted in 2017, and a second was fielded this spring to measure change since that time. Learn more about how the general public sees Augsburg and our competitors.

Thursday, October 28
11 a.m.
Marshall Room and Zoom
To view the Focused Conversation schedule and access the live-stream link when available, visit the All Hands page (log in required).

Friday – Government and Nonprofit Career Fair

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Government & Nonprofit Career Fair
Friday, October 29th – FREE
U of M, Coffman Memorial Union (short 10 minute walk)
All students are invited!

Sponsored by: Minnesota Colleges and Universities Career Services Association.

Are you seeking an internship or full-time career (now or in the near future) in a government or non-profit setting? The Government & Nonprofit Career Fair allows candidates to pursue professional opportunities and internships in all levels of government and nonprofit agencies. The job fair is open only to students and alumni from participating colleges and universities. Registered employers are listed

Resume and Cover Letter Drop-In Hours with Trained Career Peer Advisors :
Strommen Center, Suite 100, Christensen Center
Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9am-2pm & Thursday 9am – 11am


Groves Center for Learning and Accessible Student Services

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Join us in celebrating the ribbon cutting and unveiling the new signage at the Groves Center for Learning and Accessible Student Services from 1:00-1:30 pm on October 26th. The Groves Foundation board members including Skip Groves ’85 and Tim Asgrimson ’83 will be there to help celebrate.

Forum PDL, Engaging Religious Diversity in the Workplace

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When: November 8, 2021 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm CST
Where: Online/Virtual Conference
Cost: $95
Presenters: Eboo Patel, Interfaith Youth Core (IFYC)  |  Farah Siddiqui, Salesforce  |  Megan Hughes Johnson, Interfaith Youth Core

This event is part of The Forum’s new Professional Development Labs learning series. More information below.

Americans encounter more religious diversity at work than in any other sphere of life, yet religion is too often left out of the diversity conversation. Many of us are uncomfortable talking about religion at work because we are afraid of offending our colleagues or wading into uncertain legal territory, but engaging religious diversity can lead to stronger team culture and better relationships with clients and consumers. Join Interfaith Youth Core (IFYC) for a Professional Development Lab that will give you the chance to explore issues of religious identity and diversity at work, develop your interfaith skillset, and create an action plan for how you will engage religious and secular identity in your workplace.

Learning Outcomes
Learn why engaging religious diversity matters in the workplace
Identify concrete skills to engage religious diversity and enhance workplace culture
Create a customized action plan for how to engage religious diversity productively in your workplace
About The Forum’s Professional Development Labs
Professional Development Labs (PDLs) are half-day interactive learning experiences intended to develop professional competencies that support leaders in reaching the next level in their DEI leadership. Unlike traditional workshop sessions, PDLs will be goal oriented and include personal and professional action and accountability planning for next level leadership. PDLs will be offered synchronously in varying formats (in-person, hybrid or virtual) based on CDC convening recommendations.

All Saints Commemoration

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We will hold an All Saints service in chapel November 5 at 10:40 am. The custom of commemorating all of the saints of the church on a single day goes back at least to the third century. At this service we praise God for the saints who’ve gone before us, especially honoring ones who have been personally significant in our faith. We’ll also remember those who have died, especially in this past year. We celebrate and remember through song and prayer. Please submit names you would like included in the service to the campus ministry office by emailing Janice Dames at

Considering Retirement? Attend the “Taking the Mystery out of Medicare” Webinar

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Are you considering retirement but have questions about Medicare? Medicare expert Gary Deese, with TLC Insurance Group will present a one-hour webinar that will take the mystery out of Medicare. How does it work? What are my options? What are Medicare Parts A, B, C & D? How do I save money and have great Medicare benefits as I continue to work from age 65 on, without having to draw my SS if I choose not to? These are just some of the questions that will be answered in this training sponsored by Human Resources.

Please click the link below the event time that you would like to attend virtually and the event will be added directly to your personal Augsburg Google calendar. *Please note that when you click the link the event will open in a new tab, all you need to do is click the “Save” button near the top of the page and it will save to your calendar.*

~ Wednesday, Oct. 27 Virtual Session at 12:00 PM ~

Live Q & A will follow immediately after the webinar.
Email with any questions.

Open Enrollment is Coming November 1 – November 12

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We encourage all benefits-eligible employees attend an open enrollment information session regarding your benefits options for 2022.  All information sessions will be held again this year through zoom.

Dates and times for the information sessions are listed below.  Links to the information sessions will be published later in the week, and on the Events calendar on Inside Augsburg beginning Monday, November 1.

Monday, 11/1 – 1:00 – 2:00 PM
Friday, 11/5 – 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Tuesday, 11/9 – 3:00 – 4:00 PM

The 2022 Benefits Guide will be published in A-Mail on Tuesday, October 26 and will also be located in the benefits section of the HR Website
Please email with questions.

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