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PERCH Events

Fall 2017

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Spring 2017

There are many great events hosted by PERCH. These events are to serve the off-campus, non-traditional, and graduate student populations.

Treat Wednesdays

Come to Wagoner Dining hall on Wednesdays from 12:30 to 2:00 PM every Wednesday this spring semester.  There will be a different off-campus property each week promoting their floor plans, ammenties, and prices.

Past Events: Spring 2017

Welcome Back:  Off-Campus & Non-Traditional Student Social
January 10, 2017, 4:00 to 6:00 PM
Sharky’s Game Room, Fisher Student Center
Light Refreshments will be served

Welcome Back:  First Year Spring Admit- Living Off-Campus Social
January 11, 2017, 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Azalea A, Fisher University Union
Drop In Lunch

Students who are Parents Social
January 23, 2017, 11:30-1:30 PM
Azalea Coast A, Fisher University Union
Drop in Lunch

Research Tools and Techniques
January 24, 2017, 12:00-1:00 PM
Randall Library Computer Lab Room 1022
Join Randall Library and the Office of the Dean of Students for our first Graduate Student Research Workshop and learn to master advanced research.  Locate the research you need with advanced database tools, as well as automate your research by setting up automatic search alerts.   Get the research you need and keep up with the latest in your field through Interlibrary Loan, and the recent journals in your field.   Find a research ally by discovering UNCW’s expert ‘liaison librarian’ for your field.  

Find a New Roommate Social
January 30, 2017, 12:00 - 1:00 PM
Cape Fear Room, Fisher University Union
Do you want to live off-campus, but want a roommate?  Do you need one more person to fill your apartment?  Come mix and mingle with other students and see if you would be a good match.  Light refreshments will be served. 

No Frills Housing Fair
February 7, 2017, 12:00-2:00 PM
Town Square, Fisher University Union
(next to the Passport Office, Subway, and the Post Office)
Learn more about your off-campus housing options at this fair.  Properties will be present to explain the apartments, amenities, and pricing.  This is a drop in event. 

Research Tools and Techniques
February 13, 2017, 5:15 PM
Randall Library Computer Lab Room 1022
Join Randall Library and the Office of the Dean of Students for our first Graduate Student Research Workshop and learn to master advanced research.  Locate the research you need with advanced database tools, as well as automate your research by setting up automatic search alerts.   Get the research you need and keep up with the latest in your field through Interlibrary Loan, and the recent journals in your field.   Find a research ally by discovering UNCW’s expert ‘liaison librarian’ for your field. 

CIE Graduate Student Networking Event
February 23, 2017 from 5:30 to 7:30 PM
CIE 803 S. College Road

Four Season Chamber Ensemble
February 27, 2017, 7:30 PM, Kenan Auditorium
20 free tickets for graduate students, all student tickets at $5 

Graduate Student Coffee Break
March 15, 2017, 2:00-4:00 PM
Graduate Student Lounge in Randall Library
Come take a break from studying and enjoy some coffee, tea, and treats 

Off-Campus Housing Fair
March 22, 2017, 11-2 PM
Burney Center
Learn about the variety of options for living off-campus.  15+ properties will be in attendance.

Balancing that Budget
March 23, 2017, 5:30-6:30 PM
McNeill Hall 1024
Learn how to successfully create a budget plan to minimize worry, prepare for unplanned expenses and achieve your short and long term financial goals. Maintaining good credit is more than just paying off your balance. Understand the different credit resources available. Learn how to obtain, interpret, and improve your credit score. Sponsored by Northwestern Mutual and PERCH

Resume and Cover Letter Workshop
March 27, 2017, 4:00-5:00 PM
Commercial Reality Room, FSC
Dinner will be served
Thom Rakes, director of the UNCW Career Center, will be presenting on how to stand out with your resume/CV and cover letter. This is a great workshop for students who are interested in a full time or part time job.  Sponsored by the UNCW Career Center and PERCH

Leadership Lecture Series: Dr. Bennet Omalu
March 29, 2017, 7:00 PM
Burney Center

Graduate Student Kayaking Trip

April 2, 2017, 2:00-6:00 PM
Northeast Cape Fear River

Graduating Now What? Financial Planning 101
April 20, 2017, 5:30-6:30 PM
McNeill Hall 1024What the heck to expect now that you're graduating. 5 things you can do with your money: save, spend, protect, give and grow. Sponsored by Northwestern Mutual and PERCH.

Graduate Student Coffee Break
April 25, 2017, 1:00-3:00 PM
Graduate Student Lounge in Randall Library
Come take a break from studying and enjoy some coffee, tea, and treats