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Friday, May 1, 2015 Organizer Location
2nd International Gold Standard Facial Acupuncture Program #2 of 8

8:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. each day. 24 CE hours per weekend. Each module consists of two 3-day weekends.

Office of Continuing Education Lecture Room 2 (AM) and 209/211 (PM)
Spring Break 2015

Offices open (except on weekends)


Saturday, May 2, 2015 Organizer Location
Basic Life Support for the Healthcare Provider

8:00 a.m.-Noon. 4 CE hours, $80. To register call 952-885-5446

Office of Continuing Education Gym
DOT Drug Testing and Alcohol Screening Certification

9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. 8 CE hours, $192 or pay $299 and attend Sunday also. To register, call 952-885-5446.

Office of Continuing Education Room 28
2nd International Gold Standard Facial Acupuncture Program #2 of 8

8:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. each day. 24 CE hours per weekend. Each module consists of two 3-day weekends.

Office of Continuing Education Lecture Room 2 (AM) and 209/211 (PM)


Sunday, May 3, 2015 Organizer Location
DOT Physical Exam Training for NRCME

8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., 8 CE hours, $199 or pay $299 and attend DOT Drug Testing and Alcohol Screening on Saturday.

Office of Continuing Education Room 28
2nd International Gold Standard Facial Acupuncture Program #2 of 8

8:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. each day. 24 CE hours per weekend. Each module consists of two 3-day weekends.

Office of Continuing Education Lecture Room 2 (AM) and 209/211 (PM)


Monday, May 4, 2015 Organizer Location
Faculty Development Day

To be announced


Tuesday, May 5, 2015 Organizer Location
Admissions Chat Session

11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. (CST) Join our online session to chat with an admissions counselor and get all your questions answered.

Office of Admissions Online
Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Health Info Session

6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Learn about our unique Post-Bac Pre-Health Program which offers accelerated sciences courses and classes taught by experienced professors. Complete prerequisites, improve your GPA or complete pre-med coursework.

Office of Admissions On campus
Classes begin - Summer 2015

Undergraduate Summer Full Term classes begin - 2015


Thursday, May 7, 2015 Organizer Location
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 26


Monday, May 11, 2015 Organizer Location
Student Ambassador Club Informational Meeting

Noon-1:00 p.m. Like helping new students? This is the club for you! Join us to learn more!. Lunch provided.

Student Ambassador Club L1


Tuesday, May 12, 2015 Organizer Location
Admissions Chat Session

11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. (CST) Join our online session to chat with an admissions counselor and get all your questions answered.

Office of Admissions Online
Career Exploration Day

Noon-4:00 p.m. Join us for networking, meeting with employers and vendors, and exploring career opportunities.

Office of Alumni, Development and Career Services Northwestern Health Sciences University - Foyer 2501 W. 84th St, Bloomington, MN 55431
Professional Development Day

Program 5:15 p.m.-7:15 p.m. / Reception 7:15 p.m.-8:00 p.m. "A Different Path: Career Options and Your Northwestern Degree." Hear from a panel of chiropractors, acupuncturists and massage therapists on alternative careers paths.

Office of Alumni, Development and Career Services Auditorium / Cafeteria


Wednesday, May 13, 2015 Organizer Location
Sweere Academic Scholars Luncheon

Noon. Held in honor of the recipients of the Sweere Academic Scholars Scholarship. Dr. John Ward will also be recognized as the first recipient of the Post-Doctoral Fellowship Award in Clinical Biomechanics and Applied Ergonomics.

Sweere Center for Clinical Biomechanics and Applied Ergonomics Fireside Lounge


Thursday, May 14, 2015 Organizer Location
Coffee with the President

7:30 a.m.-8:30 a.m. Students are invited to join President Cassirer for coffee and conversation. Held monthly on the 2nd Thursday of the month.

Office of the President Cafeteria
Student Club and Organization Engagement Fair

11:00 a.m.-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
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 26


Friday, May 15, 2015 Organizer Location
Chiropractic NBCE National Boards - Part IV

Application deadline: Feb. 17, 2015

NBCE Northwestern Health Sciences University - Cafeteria, Gym


Saturday, May 16, 2015 Organizer Location
Chiropractic NBCE National Boards - Part IV

Application deadline: Feb. 17, 2015

NBCE Northwestern Health Sciences University - Cafeteria, Gym
Exit/Pre-Clinical Assessment Exams - College of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine


Sunday, May 17, 2015 Organizer Location
Chiropractic NBCE National Boards - Part IV

Application deadline: Feb. 17, 2015

NBCE Northwestern Health Sciences University - Cafeteria, Gym
2015 MN AIDS Walk

8:00 a.m. Registration / 11:00 a.m Walk. Support this important cause and donate to Northwestern's team! This year, our goal is $4,000 with 20 walkers. Or join us on the walk!

Gender and Sexuality Alliance, Office of Diversity and Inclusion Minnehaha Park, Minneapolis, MN


Monday, May 18, 2015 Organizer Location
Applied Kinesiology Club Meeting

Noon-1:00 p.m. Understand and learn the Applied Kinesiology (AK) technique through active learning, speakers and guided discussion. No previous education in AK needed.

Applied Kinesiology Club Room 203
Network Spinal Analysis Club Meeting

Noon-1:00 p.m. Find out about this evidence-based approach to wellness and body awareness which involves gentle, precise touch to the spine to cue the brain to create new wellness promoting strategies.

Network Spinal Analysis Club Room 201
Note-A-Chord Club

5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. Encourage student interaction through musical expression.

Note-A-Chord Club Auditorium
SACA Meeting

Noon-1:00 p.m. Be part of the effort to promote the highest standards of in the chiropractic profession. SACA deals with political, legislative, and public relations issues of importance at the national level.

SACA L5
SEARCH Club Meeting

Noon-1:00 p.m. Work to acquire resources, mentors and data to support and promote student involvement in research; either by participating in ongoing research projects - or creating and completing your own novel projects.

Student Experimental and Archival Resource Channel (SEARCH) Club L4


Tuesday, May 19, 2015 Organizer Location
Admissions Chat Session

11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. (CST) Join our online session to chat with an admissions counselor and get all your questions answered.

Office of Admissions Online
Standard Process Lunch and Learn: "Whole Food Nutrition Strategies for the PMS Patient" (Session 1 of 2)

Noon-12:50 p.m. Presented by Dr. Joe Biernat and Dr. Jeff Lavell. Learn about key nutritional strategies to support women with PMS. Session 2 will be held on June 30, 2015. Seminars are free but we ask that you register.

Office of Alumni, Development and Career Services L2
A Night to Unite

4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. Northwestern has a rich history and even brighter future! You are invited to honor our past and celebrate new beginnings. Meet in the Foyer/Courtyard, join us for the Healing Ceremony and enjoy a BBQ dinner.

Office of the President Meet in Foyer, Courtyard / Ceremony in Auditorium / BBQ in Healing Garden
Chiro Games 2015 - 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! Oct. 31-Nov 1, 2015

Team Northwestern, Office of Student Affairs L1
Chiropractic Philosophy Club Meeting

Noon-1:00 p.m. Discuss chiropractic philosophy to further develop your own personal philosophy of chiropractic.

Chiropractic Philosophy Club L4
Motion Palpation Club Meeting

Noon-1:00 p.m. Learn about motion palpation, a technique used by chiropractors to locate joint dysfunction within the spinal column and extremities. Better your skills in a fun learning environment.

Motion Palpation Club Room 27
SUB (Straight Up Business) Club 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.

SUB (Straight Up Business) Club L3


Wednesday, May 20, 2015 Organizer Location
Service and Appreciation Day - Sign Up

Noon-1:00 p.m. Sign-up for your choice of service opportunities for Service and Appreciation Day to be held June 4, 2015. If you cannot make these times, sign up in Student Affairs. Work off-campus? Call Lori at ext. 388.

Service and Appreciation Day Committee Foyer
Gonstead Club Meeting

Noon.-1:00 p.m. Learn to apply the science, art and philosophy of the Gonstead system.

Gonstead Club Room 27
Motion Palpation Club Meeting

6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Learn about motion palpation, a technique used by doctors of chiropractic to locate joint dysfunction within the spinal column and extremities. Better your motion palpation skills in a fun learning environment.

Motion Palpation Club Room 27
Memorial Day Observance

11:50 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Join us for a ceremony over lunch in observance of Memorial Day. Visit the Missing Man/Fallen Comrade table outside the cafeteria in the foyer.

Students Serving Veterans Foyer
The Rock Bible Study

5:00 p.m. Join us in discussing different books in the Bible and the lessons we can learn for our daily life. Healthy snacks provided.

The Rock Fireplace Lounge
Yoga Club

4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Yoga Sculpt is a fast-paced, yoga-inspired workout with weights and high energy music, designed to achieve a maximum calorie burn.

Yoga Club Room 15


Thursday, May 21, 2015 Organizer Location
Service and Appreciation Day - Sign Up

Noon-1:00 p.m. Sign-up for your choice of service opportunities for Service and Appreciation Day to be held June 4, 2015. If you cannot make these times, sign up in Student Affairs. Work off-campus? Call Lori at ext. 388.

Service and Appreciation Day Committee Foyer
Activator Club Meeting

11:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Learn Activator Methods protocol and evaluation techniques.

Activator Club Room 203
"Introduction to Gonstead Technique" - presented by Dr. Scott Penney

6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Gonstead Club Room 26
Gonstead Club Meeting

5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Learn to apply the science, art and philosophy of the Gonstead system.

Gonstead Club Room 26 (Feb. 24 in Room 28)
Meditation Club Meeting

7:30 a.m.-8:00 a.m. Explore and practice meditation and other mindfulness and mind/body techniques.

Meditation Club Meditation Room
"Mastering Chiropractic Technique Series" - speaker Tim Fargo

Noon-1:00 p.m.

Motion Palpation Club room 27
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 26
Memorial Day Observance

11:50 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Join us for a ceremony over lunch in observance of Memorial Day. Visit the Missing Man/Fallen Comrade table outside the cafeteria in the foyer.

Students Serving Veterans Foyer


Friday, May 22, 2015 Organizer Location
Service and Appreciation Day - Sign Up

Noon-1:00 p.m. Sign-up for your choice of service opportunities for Service and Appreciation Day to be held June 4, 2015. If you cannot make these times, sign up in Student Affairs. Work off-campus? Call Lori at ext. 388.

Service and Appreciation Day Committee Foyer
Last day to make tuition arrangements - Summer 2015

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

Rehab 2 Performance (R2P) Meeting

Noon-1:00 p.m. Help create a network of the highest quality clinicians, scientists and exercise professionals as a means to encourage health and disability management and injury prevention.

Rehab 2 Performance (R2P) Room 203
Memorial Day Observance

11:50 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Join us for a ceremony over lunch in observance of Memorial Day. Visit the Missing Man/Fallen Comrade table outside the cafeteria in the foyer.

Students Serving Veterans Foyer


Monday, May 25, 2015 Organizer Location
Memorial Day Holiday

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

Applied Kinesiology Club Meeting

Noon-1:00 p.m. Understand and learn the Applied Kinesiology (AK) technique through active learning, speakers and guided discussion. No previous education in AK needed.

Applied Kinesiology Club Room 203
Network Spinal Analysis Club Meeting

Noon-1:00 p.m. Find out about this evidence-based approach to wellness and body awareness which involves gentle, precise touch to the spine to cue the brain to create new wellness promoting strategies.

Network Spinal Analysis Club Room 201
SEARCH Club Meeting

Noon-1:00 p.m. Work to acquire resources, mentors and data to support and promote student involvement in research; either by participating in ongoing research projects - or creating and completing your own novel projects.

Student Experimental and Archival Resource Channel (SEARCH) Club L4


Tuesday, May 26, 2015 Organizer Location
2015 Service and Appreciation Day - Sign Up

Noon-1:00 p.m. Sign-up for your choice of service opportunities for Service and Appreciation Day to be held June 4, 2015. If you cannot make these times, sign up in Student Affairs. Work off-campus? Call Lori at ext. 388.

Service and Appreciation Day Committee Foyer
Admissions Chat Session

11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. (CST) Join our online session to chat with an admissions counselor and get all your questions answered.

Office of Admissions Online
Student Ambassador Chat Session - College of Chiropractic

6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.(CST). Join our online session to chat with current chiropractic students and find out what Northwestern is really like.

Office of Admissions Online
Chiropractic Philosophy Club Meeting

Noon-1:00 p.m. Discuss chiropractic philosophy to further develop your own personal philosophy of chiropractic.

Chiropractic Philosophy Club L4
Motion Palpation Club Meeting

Noon-1:00 p.m. Learn about motion palpation, a technique used by chiropractors to locate joint dysfunction within the spinal column and extremities. Better your skills in a fun learning environment.

Motion Palpation Club Room 27
Memorial Blood Centers Blood Drive Sign-up

Noon-1:00 p.m. Schedule your donation appointment, then complete your health history online. All blood types needed, especially Type O. All donors will receive a voucher redeemable for 2 Minnesota Timberwolves tickets.

Student Senate Foyer
Dodgeball Tournament

5:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. Come prepared to play! Your team should have 5 members: 3 females/2 males or 2 females/3 males. Suggested donation: please bring a canned good for each member on your team to donate to VEAP.

Student Senate Gym
SUB (Straight Up Business) Club 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.

SUB (Straight Up Business) Club L3


Wednesday, May 27, 2015 Organizer Location
2015 Service and Appreciation Day - Sign Up

Noon-1:00 p.m. Sign-up for your choice of service opportunities for Service and Appreciation Day to be held June 4, 2015. If you cannot make these times, sign up in Student Affairs. Work off-campus? Call Lori at ext. 388.

Service and Appreciation Day Committee Foyer
Gonstead Club Meeting

Noon.-1:00 p.m. Learn to apply the science, art and philosophy of the Gonstead system.

Gonstead Club Room 27
Motion Palpation Club Meeting

6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Learn about motion palpation, a technique used by doctors of chiropractic to locate joint dysfunction within the spinal column and extremities. Better your motion palpation skills in a fun learning environment.

Motion Palpation Club Room 27
Memorial Blood Centers Blood Drive Sign-up

Noon-1:00 p.m. Schedule your donation appointment, then complete your health history online. All blood types needed, especially Type O. All donors will receive a voucher redeemable for 2 Minnesota Timberwolves tickets.

Student Senate Foyer
The Rock Bible Study

5:00 p.m. Join us in discussing different books in the Bible and the lessons we can learn for our daily life. Healthy snacks provided.

The Rock Fireplace Lounge
Yoga Club

4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Yoga Sculpt is a fast-paced, yoga-inspired workout with weights and high energy music, designed to achieve a maximum calorie burn.

Yoga Club Room 15


Thursday, May 28, 2015 Organizer Location
2015 Service and Appreciation Day - Sign Up

Noon-1:00 p.m. Sign-up for your choice of service opportunities for Service and Appreciation Day to be held June 4, 2015. If you cannot make these times, sign up in Student Affairs. Work off-campus? Call Lori at ext. 388.

Service and Appreciation Day Committee Foyer
Activator Club Meeting

11:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Learn Activator Methods protocol and evaluation techniques.

Activator Club Room 203
Gonstead Club Meeting

5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Learn to apply the science, art and philosophy of the Gonstead system.

Gonstead Club Room 26 (Feb. 24 in Room 28)
Meditation Club Meeting

7:30 a.m.-8:00 a.m. Explore and practice meditation and other mindfulness and mind/body techniques.

Meditation Club Meditation Room
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!

Student Senate Volunteer Committee Gym
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 26


Friday, May 29, 2015 Organizer Location
2015 Service and Appreciation Day - Sign Up

Noon-1:00 p.m. Sign-up for your choice of service opportunities for Service and Appreciation Day to be held June 4, 2015. If you cannot make these times, sign up in Student Affairs. Work off-campus? Call Lori at ext. 388.

Service and Appreciation Day Committee Foyer
Incomplete grades turn to F - Summer 2015

Last day to split T3 to T10 College of Chiropractic classes - Summer 2015

Note-A-Chord Club

5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. Encourage student interaction through musical expression.

Note-A-Chord Club Auditorium
Rehab 2 Performance (R2P) Meeting

Noon-1:00 p.m. Help create a network of the highest quality clinicians, scientists and exercise professionals as a means to encourage health and disability management and injury prevention.

Rehab 2 Performance (R2P) Room 203


Saturday, May 30, 2015 Organizer Location
Commonly Used Acupuncture Points and Functions

9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. 8 CE hours, $159 DC, $99 Students. To register, call 952-885-5446.

Office of Continuing Education Room 209
Kinesiology Applied to Functional Medicine #5 of 5

8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. Sat / 8:00 a.m.-1:45 p.m. Sun. Lunch is included on Saturday. Earn 15 CE hours. $249 DC, $180 First Year Grads/Staff, $100 Students. To register, call 952-885-5446.

Office of Continuing Education Rooms 26/27


Sunday, May 31, 2015 Organizer Location
Kinesiology Applied to Functional Medicine #5 of 5

8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. Sat / 8:00 a.m.-1:45 p.m. Sun. Lunch is included on Saturday. Earn 15 CE hours. $249 DC, $180 First Year Grads/Staff, $100 Students. To register, call 952-885-5446.

Office of Continuing Education Rooms 26/27
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