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Need help working through your final paper? Visit the Farnham Writers’ Center from 2-8 pm Monday-Thursday for a one-on-one session with one of our tutors.

Visit our website to make an appointment, or just walk in and ask for help. Tutors are also available on-call via email. Website: https://web.colby.edu/farnham-writerscenter/ Email: headtutors@colby.edu

Posted January 26 at 2:09 pm
Category Campus Updates
Posted By James Gibson

VPN Client Upgrade 

On Tuesday January 28th from noon to 1 p.m. the VPN (vpn.colby.edu) may be unavailable while an update is performed. During this period, some secured services (such as CARS and network printing) may be unavailable from off-campus access as the VPN shuts down and restarts. No other service disruptions are expected. After the upgrade, you  More

Posted January 23 at 2:01 pm
Contact ITS Support Center
Phone 207-859-4222
Category Campus Updates
Posted By Adam Nielsen

January Workday Project Update

  Coming July 2020. . . Workday Workday is a modern, cloud-based technology that combines human resources, payroll, and finance/accounting systems (all in one). Workday applies industry-led best practices that make it more efficient and optimal for streamlining departmental processes, accessing more meaningful and comprehensive institutional data, and a self-service approach for employees and supervisors  More

Posted January 21 at 4:29 pm
Contact Melissa Breger
Phone 2078595509
Category Campus Updates
Posted By Melissa Breger

Stop by the Writer’s Center Monday-Thursday between 2:00pm and 8:00pm, or schedule and on-call tutoring session to go over your writing with a tutor!

Visit our website to make an appointment during our hours of operation at https://web.colby.edu/farnham-writerscenter/ or email us at headtutors@colby.edu to set up an appointment.

Posted January 16 at 5:12 pm
Category Campus Updates
Posted By James Gibson

EMS Upgrade

On Thursday, January 30, IT will be working to complete necessary maintenance on the Event Management Software (EMS) that handles event requests for the campus. The Campus Events Office and other schedulers around campus will be unable to confirm bookings during the upgrade. We are hoping for minimal disruption, and thank you in advance for  More

Posted January 16 at 9:50 am
Contact Karen Farrar Ledger, Campus Events
Phone 207-859-4735
Category Campus Updates
Posted By Karen Farrar Ledger

EMS Upgrade – Thursday, January 30

On Thursday, January 30, IT will be working to complete necessary maintenance on the Event Management Software (EMS) that handles event requests for the campus. The Campus Events Office and other schedulers around campus will be unable to confirm bookings during the upgrade. We are hoping for minimal disruption, and thank you in advance for  More

Posted January 16 at 9:48 am
Contact Karen Farrar Ledger, Campus Events
Phone 207-859-4735
Category Campus Updates
Posted By Karen Farrar Ledger

New SGA Shuttle Schedule

Effective January 16, 2020 the SGA shuttle will not run on Sundays. There was no demand for it and there are other high demand times that can benefit students more. The SGA shuttle will run on the following schedule: Thursday, Friday and Saturdays 3:00P-1:00A For 30 minutes at approximately 6:00P the shuttle will be off  More

Posted January 13 at 2:52 pm
Contact Security
Category Campus Updates
Posted By Robert Williams

2020 Colby Calendars

The 2020 Colby Calendars will be to you soon! We apologize for the delay and hope you will enjoy them when they arrive. Questions? Please contact Chris Bicknell Marden at x4388 or cbmarden@colby.edu.

Posted January 6 at 9:11 am
Category Campus Updates
Posted By Christine Marden

Winter Break Temperature Setback 

In keeping with the College’s sustainability goals, we will once again be lowering the temperatures in most College buildings by three degrees over the winter break period. This will start on Friday, December 20 and end on Wednesday, January 1. We are requesting your assistance in reducing our energy load by ensuring that windows and  More

Posted December 19 at 7:12 am
Contact Sandy Beauregard, Director of Sustainability
Category Campus Updates
Posted By Matthew Mulcahy

ITS authentication change for Hathitrust

ITS will be migrating Hathitrust (digital library resource) to Okta, our new authentication system, on Tuesday December 17th. During the migration access to this service may be interrupted. After the migration is complete, you will be presented with an Okta login screen when accessing this service. If you have not done so already, please finish  More

Posted December 12 at 7:57 am
Contact ITS Support Center
Phone 207-859-4222
Category Campus Updates
Posted By Adam Nielsen

Apply: O’Hanian-Szostak Fellows for Civic Leadership Applications are open until January 6

The O’Hanian-Szostak Fellows for Civic Leadership offers Colby students an opportunity for community leadership and professional development. Fellowships will be competitively awarded to highly-motivated students who are dedicated to public service and have an expressed interest in making an impact on the Colby and greater Waterville communities. Fellows build student participation in civic engagement by  More

Posted December 10 at 9:23 am
Contact Elizabeth Jabar
Category Campus Updates
Posted By Elizabeth Jabar

Upcoming Teach for America Deadline! 

Upcoming Teach for America Deadline! 

Be among the most diverse, remarkable leaders of your generation. By joining Teach For America, you will join a powerful network of over 60,000 changemakers shaping the political, economic, and social future of our country. As a corps member, you’ll leverage your unique talents to grow your impact while living your most deeply held values.  More

Posted November 30 at 1:07 pm
Contact Tess Yerby
Category Campus Updates
Posted By Julia Kostro

Intersections Utilities Study

On Monday, December 2nd, utility location work at the Mayflower Hill Drive and Armstrong Road intersections will begin. This is being done to help further the design work at these locations. The actual work will be out of the path of travel and should have minimal impact on traffic. The work is scheduled to be  More

Posted November 27 at 1:31 pm
Category Campus Updates
Posted By Dale DeBlois

Utility Interruption – Campus Steam Servicing Heights, Senior Apartments, and Lorimer Chapel; 27 November

At 6am on Wednesday 27 November, Facilities Services will secure campus steam to Heights, Senior Apartments, and Lorimer Chapel for critical infrastructure repairs. Isolation of campus steam will remove heat and hot water services to the aforementioned buildings. It is estimated that steam and services will be restored at 3pm.

Posted November 25 at 9:13 am
Contact Matt Mulcahy
Phone ext 5008
Category Campus Updates
Posted By Matthew Mulcahy

Utility Interruption – Diamond Domestic Water, 27 November

At 6am on Wednesday 27 November, Facilities Services will secure domestic water to Diamond for critical infrastructure repairs. It is estimated that water will be restored to the building at 9am. During the outage, please restrict the use of toilets, sinks, water fountains, and all water fixtures to facilitate a quicker restoration of the system  More

Posted November 25 at 9:03 am
Contact Matt Mulcahy
Phone ext 5008
Category Campus Updates
Posted By Matthew Mulcahy

Utility Interruption – Runnals Domestic Water, 27 November

At 6am on Wednesday 27 November, Facilities Services will secure domestic water to Runnals for critical infrastructure repairs. It is estimated that water will be restored to the building at noon. During the outage, please restrict the use of toilets, sinks, water fountains, and all water fixtures to facilitate a quicker restoration of the system  More

Posted November 25 at 9:01 am
Contact Matt Mulcahy
Phone ext 5008
Category Campus Updates
Posted By Matthew Mulcahy

Lives of Purpose applications open!

Lives of Purpose applications open!

Applications are now open for Lives of Purpose! We are a service and discussion group for first and second year Colby students focused on building community on campus and making meaningful personal connections. LOP participants commit to visiting the Mid-Maine Homeless Shelter once a week in small groups to play with and supervise the kids  More

Posted November 22 at 4:21 pm
Contact Alyssa Chesney
Phone 818-480-0622
Category Campus Updates
Posted By Alyssa Chesney

Farnham Writers’ Center CLOSED Tuesday November 26

The Farnham Writers’ Center will be closed for Thanksgiving break starting Tuesday, November 26 and continuing until 2 pm on Sunday, December 1 when we will reopen with normal hours.

Posted November 21 at 2:30 pm
Category Campus Updates
Posted By Lydia Fanning

November Workday Project Update

The Colby Workday project moved into the configure and prototype phase, the third of five phases, at the beginning of November. During this phase, which continues through January, the functional/technical team is configuring the new system to meet Colby’s business requirements and processes for managing HR, payroll, and finance functions.   The transition management team  More

Posted November 15 at 12:23 pm
Contact Melissa Breger
Phone 2078595509
Category Campus Updates
Posted By Melissa Breger

Mental Health Narratives

Mental Health Narratives

Monday, November 18 and November 19, 2019, 7:30-8:30pm, Ostrove Auditorium. Sponsored by SHOC, Mental Health Narratives features the reading of stories written by Colby students about their experiences with mental illness. Each year, Colby students are asked to submit their stories related to mental health. Narratives will be read by the authors themselves or anonymously.  More

Posted November 15 at 8:39 am
Category Campus Updates
Posted By Taylor Glassman

Winter Parking Notice

With the possibility of snow this week this is being resent. There are still vehicles parking on the dirt portion of Mary Low. Vehicles that are parked illegally and vehicles that interfere with the removal of snow will be towed at the owner’s expense. If there are no spaces available in Roberts, Mary Low or  More

Posted November 6 at 1:31 pm
Contact Security
Category Campus Updates
Posted By Robert Williams

Come visit us at the Farnham Writers’ Center!

The Farnham Writers’ Center is open from 10 am – midnight Monday-Thursday and from 2 pm- midnight on Sundays. We are located in Miller 206. To make an appointment, go to https://web.colby.edu/farnham-writerscenter/, or just stop by as a walk-in. Feel free to come in at any stage of the writing process: from tips on research  More

Posted November 5 at 12:07 pm
Category Campus Updates
Posted By Lydia Fanning

Submit Your Story for Mental Health Narratives

Submit Your Story for Mental Health Narratives

The Mental Health Narratives is an event hosted by SHOC where Colby can come together to listen to members of our community share their experiences with mental health in a supportive and empowering environment. This semester’s Narratives will be a “return to form” and will not include a discussion element. Instead, the narratives this semester  More

Posted November 3 at 5:29 pm
Category Campus Updates
Posted By Taylor Glassman

Mary Low Coffeehouse is HIRING

Mary Low Coffeehouse is currently accepting applications for new baristas! Please send a cover letter and a resume to jealva20@colby.edu and sdboddy20@colby.edu by NOVEMBER 11. After that time we will contact you if you have been selected to interview. Good luck!

Posted November 3 at 3:46 pm
Category Campus Updates
Posted By Josephina Alvarado