Winter Break safety and department hours

Augsburg College will observe the Christmas and New Year holidays on three dates—Monday, December 24; Tuesday, December 25; and Tuesday, January 1. Many campus offices and buildings will be closed.

In addition, some offices and departments will observe Augsburg President’s Holidays from December 26 through December 31. Departments such as Academic Affairs, Admissions, Institutional Advancement, Student Affairs, and Student Financial Services will be open December 26 through December 28.

Please be mindful of the following information from the Department of Public Safety and review the Winter Break hours of operation supplied by the following departments or services. Continue reading “Winter Break safety and department hours”

What to read during the winter break

readinglist2011 By Wendi Wheeler ’06

When I was an undergraduate student in the Weekend College program at Augsburg, I studied a lot. I was that geeky student who began the homework assignment for the next class session immediately after class, and we typically had two weeks between classes. So, I studied a lot, and I loved being a student.

But every year in the break between the fall and winter trimesters, I would read as many books as I could just for fun. I was so glad that I didn’t have to take notes or underline passages or prepare a reflection, so I would generally spend the entirety of my winter break with my nose buried in a book. I got great grades, but I didn’t have much of a social life in college. Continue reading “What to read during the winter break”