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Monday, September 1, 2014 Organizer Location
Labor Day Holiday

Building closed (no access): no classes, offices closed, clinics closed


Tuesday, September 2, 2014 Organizer Location
Faculty Development Day

To be announced
New Student Orientation - Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, Chiropractic, Undergraduate, Massage Therapy

Check-in 8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m./Program 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. All new students are required to attend orientation to ease the transition into academic and student life.

Office of Student Affairs Foyer


Wednesday, September 3, 2014 Organizer Location
Classes begin - Fall 2014

The Amazing Race Sign-Ups

Noon-1:00 p.m. Sign-ups for Amazing Race event on Sept. 18.

SACA Foyer
Senior Leadership Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS

Watch Pres. Cassirer and the Senior Leadership team get doused by members of the Student Senate! Then follow up with a donation to the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Foundation to help people suffering from ALS - donate at alsa.org/donate.

Office of the President Door #1 overhang
Undergraduate Fall 1 Accelerated classes begin - 2014

Undergraduate Fall Full Term classes begin - 2014


Thursday, September 4, 2014 Organizer Location
The Amazing Race Sign-Ups

Noon-1:00 p.m. Sign-ups for Amazing Race event on Sept. 18.

SACA Foyer
Welcome Dinner for New Students

5:00 p.m. Our new students and their guests are invited to dinner with faculty, staff and fellow students.

Office of Student Affairs Cafeteria


Friday, September 5, 2014 Organizer Location
The Amazing Race Sign-Ups

Noon-1:00 p.m. Sign-ups for Amazing Race event on Sept. 18.

SACA Foyer


Sunday, September 7, 2014 Organizer Location
Minnehaha Creek Cleanup

9:00 a.m.-Noon. Help preserve Minneapolis parks and waterways at this volunteer event. Free BBQ, drinks, prizes and kid friendly activities. It's going to be a lot of fun! If you'd like to sign up email cpascoe@nwhealth.edu.

Student Senate - Volunteer Committee Lake Hiawatha, Minneapolis


Monday, September 8, 2014 Organizer Location
The Amazing Race Sign-Ups

Noon-1:00 p.m. Sign-ups for Amazing Race event on Sept. 18.

SACA Foyer
Self-Defense Class

Employees 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m./Students 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. Only $10 for this 10-week class taught by Dog Blanchard (No class on Oct. 13). Limited to 30 participants per class. To sign up, stop by the Office of Student Affairs.

NWHSU Gym
Twelve-Step Recovery Meeting

Noon. We are inclusive of all who desire to overcome their challenges with addiction. Meetings are anonymous in nature. To find out more, contact blawyer@nwhealth.edu. No meeting on Oct. 13.

Student-organized and facilitated Contact Becky Lawyer at blawyer@nwhealth.edu


Tuesday, September 9, 2014 Organizer Location
The Amazing Race Sign-Ups

Noon-1:00 p.m. Sign-ups for Amazing Race event on Sept. 18.

SACA Foyer
Student Club and Organization Leader Meeting

Noon-1:00 p.m. Mandatory meeting for leaders of student clubs and organizations. At least one club member must be present. All paperwork due at this time. Lunch provided.

Office of Student Affairs L1


Wednesday, September 10, 2014 Organizer Location
Chiro Games 2014 - Informational Meeting

Noon-1:00 p.m. Find out what Chiro Games is all about and join a team or sign up to compete in an individual sport! Chiro Games will be held Nov. 1-2, 2014 in Cocoa Beach, Florida. Travel dates are Oct. 30-Nov. 3.

Team Northwestern, Office of Student Affairs L1
JEDI Club Meeting

Noon-1:00 p.m. Promote diversity awareness on campus through speakers, lectures and events. During our first meeting, we will establish goals for the trimester.

JEDI Club (Justice, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion) Library - Study Room #9
The Amazing Race Sign-Ups

Noon-1:00 p.m. Sign-ups for Amazing Race event on Sept. 18.

SACA Foyer


Thursday, September 11, 2014 Organizer Location
Fall Panel Discussion: "Help Ease Your Transition from Student to Doctor"

Noon-1:00 p.m. Join your future colleagues for a real-world discussion and informative Q&A session. Find out what you need to know about being in practice. Light snacks and beverages provided.

College of Chiropractic Alumni Association Room 26
Meet with President Cassirer

7:30 a.m.-8:30 a.m. (when possible). Dr. Cassirer invites you to join him over breakfast to talk about why our University is great and to share ideas about the future of our extraordinary University.

Office of the President Cafeteria - center table
Patriot Day

An observance to remember those who were injured or died during the terrorist attacks in the United States on September 11, 2001. (Held annually on Sept. 11.)

SACA Root Beer Floats Fundraiser

11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Take a break, treat yourself and support SACA at the same time! 50 cents a glass.

SACA Foyer
The Amazing Race Sign-Ups

Noon-1:00 p.m. Sign-ups for Amazing Race event on Sept. 18.

SACA Foyer
Straight Up Business Club (SUB) Meeting

Noon-1:00 p.m. Go above and beyond the Business and Professional Foundations courses to learn more about the business aspects of running a successful chiropractic practice.

Straight Up Business Club (SUB) L3
Student Ambassador Club Informational Meeting

Noon-1:00 p.m. Learn about Student Ambassadors and how you can encourage prospective students to attend Northwestern. Free pizza provided.

Student Ambassador Club L1
Student Senate Weekly Meeting

11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Student Senate is a forum where you can discuss your concerns and recommendations for enhancing the quality of your student life at the University.

Student Senate Room 28


Friday, September 12, 2014 Organizer Location
Chiropractic NBCE National Board Exams - Parts I, II, III, Physiotherapy, Acupuncture

Application deadline: July 8, 2014. College of Chiropractic T5-T9 classes cancelled; T1-T4 classes will be held.

NBCE Northwestern Health Sciences University - Cafeteria, Gym
Twelve-Step Recovery Meeting

Noon. We are inclusive of all who desire to overcome their challenges with addiction. Meetings are anonymous in nature. To find out more, contact blawyer@nwhealth.edu

Student-organized and facilitated Contact Becky Lawyer at blawyer@nwhealth.edu


Saturday, September 13, 2014 Organizer Location
Chiropractic NBCE National Board Exams - Parts I, II, III, Physiotherapy, Acupuncture

Application deadline: July 8, 2014. College of Chiropractic T5-T9 classes cancelled; T1-T4 classes will be held.

NBCE Northwestern Health Sciences University - Cafeteria, Gym


Sunday, September 14, 2014 Organizer Location
Chiropractic NBCE National Board Exams - Parts I, II, III, Physiotherapy, Acupuncture

Application deadline: July 8, 2014. College of Chiropractic T5-T9 classes cancelled; T1-T4 classes will be held.

NBCE Northwestern Health Sciences University - Cafeteria, Gym


Monday, September 15, 2014 Organizer Location
Self-Defense Class

Employees 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m./Students 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. Only $10 for this 10-week class taught by Dog Blanchard (No class on Oct. 13). Limited to 30 participants per class. To sign up, stop by the Office of Student Affairs.

NWHSU Gym
Memorial Blood Centers Blood Drive Sign-up

Noon-1:00 p.m. Save a life. Sign up to donate blood on Sept. 25, 2014.

Student Senate Volunteer Committee Foyer
Twelve-Step Recovery Meeting

Noon. We are inclusive of all who desire to overcome their challenges with addiction. Meetings are anonymous in nature. To find out more, contact blawyer@nwhealth.edu. No meeting on Oct. 13.

Student-organized and facilitated Contact Becky Lawyer at blawyer@nwhealth.edu


Tuesday, September 16, 2014 Organizer Location
Staff Senate Meeting

10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Staff Senate Room 26
Student Club and Organization Budget Proposal Meeting

5:00 p.m. One member of your club must be present. All club paperwork due at this time. Dinner provided.

Office of Student Affairs L1
Student Club and Organization Day

Noon-1:00 p.m. Find out about all the student clubs and organizations at Northwestern - including Student Senate, Student Ambassadors, national organizations, academic and technique clubs, cultural clubs, sports and fitness teams.

Office of Student Affairs Foyer


Wednesday, September 17, 2014 Organizer Location
Memorial Blood Centers Blood Drive Sign-up

Noon-1:00 p.m. Save a life. Sign up to donate blood on Sept. 25, 2014.

Student Senate Volunteer Committee Foyer


Thursday, September 18, 2014 Organizer Location
Meet with President Cassirer

7:30 a.m.-8:30 a.m. (when possible). Dr. Cassirer invites you to join him over breakfast to talk about why our University is great and to share ideas about the future of our extraordinary University.

Office of the President Cafeteria - center table
The Amazing Race

4:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. Register and pick-up your t-shirt in the foyer.

SACA Foyer
Standard Process Lunch and Learn Seminar: "Headaches" (Session 1 of 2)

11:00 a.m.-11:50 p.m. Presented by Dr. Joe Biernat and Dr. Jeff Lavell. Session 2 will be held on Sept. 25, 2014. Seminars are free but we ask that you register.

Office of Alumni and Career Services L2
Straight Up Business Club (SUB) Meeting

Noon-1:00 p.m. Go above and beyond the Business and Professional Foundations courses to learn more about the business aspects of running a successful chiropractic practice.

Straight Up Business Club (SUB) L3
Student Senate Weekly Meeting

11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Student Senate is a forum where you can discuss your concerns and recommendations for enhancing the quality of your student life at the University.

Student Senate Room 28


Friday, September 19, 2014 Organizer Location
"How to Become Board Certified in Nutrition via an Online Program" - presented by Dr. Juanee Surprise, president of the Chiropractic Board of Clinical Nutrition

1:00 p.m. Find out how to become a board certified specialist in nutrition via our online program. Learn how to provide expanded services and obtain better clinical outcomes for your patients. Free lunch provided.

Office of Continuing Education L4
Last day to make tuition arrangements - Fall 2014

Failure to do so can result in a late fee, possible removal from class rosters, and no credit for the term.

"Tips for Starting Off Strong After Graduation" - presentation by Dr. Steve Eidem

6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Straight Up Business Club (SUB) L1
Twelve-Step Recovery Meeting

Noon. We are inclusive of all who desire to overcome their challenges with addiction. Meetings are anonymous in nature. To find out more, contact blawyer@nwhealth.edu

Student-organized and facilitated Contact Becky Lawyer at blawyer@nwhealth.edu


Monday, September 22, 2014 Organizer Location
Self-Defense Class

Employees 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m./Students 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. Only $10 for this 10-week class taught by Dog Blanchard (No class on Oct. 13). Limited to 30 participants per class. To sign up, stop by the Office of Student Affairs.

NWHSU Gym
Memorial Blood Centers Blood Drive Sign-up

Noon-1:00 p.m. Save a life. Sign up to donate blood on Sept. 25, 2014.

Student Senate Volunteer Committee Foyer
Twelve-Step Recovery Meeting

Noon. We are inclusive of all who desire to overcome their challenges with addiction. Meetings are anonymous in nature. To find out more, contact blawyer@nwhealth.edu. No meeting on Oct. 13.

Student-organized and facilitated Contact Becky Lawyer at blawyer@nwhealth.edu


Tuesday, September 23, 2014 Organizer Location
"Active Shooter Situations" - presented by an FBI representative

Learn how to respond in Active Shooter situations - on campus or anywhere. All students, faculty and staff are encouraged to attend his critical training.

Crisis Management Team Auditorium
"21 Question Success Plan: Business Plan Workshop" (2 sessions) - presented by Minneapolis SCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives)

Create a business plan by answering 21 questions. Develop a new business plan or expand your existing practice. $65 for practitioners, $25 for students - includes a professional textbook. Register online. Session 2: Tues. Sept. 30.

Office of Alumni and Career Services Northwestern Health Sciences University 2501 W. 84th St. Bloomington, MN 55431 Lecture Room 3


Wednesday, September 24, 2014 Organizer Location
Salsa Contest Fiesta

Noon-1:00 p.m. In honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month, enter your homemade salsa for a chance to win a Chipotle gift certificate. To sign up, contact Carolyn Filla at cfilla@nwhealth.edu or sign up on the Club and Organization board.

Club Mariposa To be announced


Thursday, September 25, 2014 Organizer Location
Meet with President Cassirer

7:30 a.m.-8:30 a.m. (when possible). Dr. Cassirer invites you to join him over breakfast to talk about why our University is great and to share ideas about the future of our extraordinary University.

Office of the President Cafeteria - center table
Standard Process Lunch and Learn Seminar: "Headaches" (Session 2 of 2)

11:00 a.m.-11:50 p.m. Presented by Dr. Joe Biernat and Dr. Jeff Lavell. Seminars are free but we ask that you register.

Office of Alumni and Career Services L2
Straight Up Business Club (SUB) Meeting

Noon-1:00 p.m. Go above and beyond the Business and Professional Foundations courses to learn more about the business aspects of running a successful chiropractic practice.

Straight Up Business Club (SUB) L3
Memorial Blood Centers Blood Drive

10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Schedule your donation appointment and complete your health history online. All blood types needed, especially Type O.

Student Senate Volunteer Committee To be announced
Student Senate Weekly Meeting

11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Student Senate is a forum where you can discuss your concerns and recommendations for enhancing the quality of your student life at the University.

Student Senate Room 28


Friday, September 26, 2014 Organizer Location
Incomplete grades turn to F - Fall 2014

Last day to split T3 to T10 College of Chiropractic classes - Fall 2014

Twelve-Step Recovery Meeting

Noon. We are inclusive of all who desire to overcome their challenges with addiction. Meetings are anonymous in nature. To find out more, contact blawyer@nwhealth.edu

Student-organized and facilitated Contact Becky Lawyer at blawyer@nwhealth.edu


Monday, September 29, 2014 Organizer Location
Self-Defense Class

Employees 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m./Students 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. Only $10 for this 10-week class taught by Dog Blanchard (No class on Oct. 13). Limited to 30 participants per class. To sign up, stop by the Office of Student Affairs.

NWHSU Gym
Twelve-Step Recovery Meeting

Noon. We are inclusive of all who desire to overcome their challenges with addiction. Meetings are anonymous in nature. To find out more, contact blawyer@nwhealth.edu. No meeting on Oct. 13.

Student-organized and facilitated Contact Becky Lawyer at blawyer@nwhealth.edu


Tuesday, September 30, 2014 Organizer Location
"Suicide Prevention and Education" - presented by Daniel Reidenberg, PsyD

You can save a life. Learn about suicide prevention and warning signs from Dr. Daniel Reidenberg, executive director of SAVE (Suicide Awareness Voices of Education). Suicide is the 2nd leading cause of death in MN for those age 15-34.

Office of Counseling Services and Human Resources Auditorium
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