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Aug. 16, 2016
 
 
Welcome back to Bloomington!
Learn about IU's Olympic achievements, read a parent's guide to move-in, get the latest financial updates and more.
 
 
TOP HEADLINES
From the Desk of the Provost
Provost Lauren Robel recaps the achievements of IU Hoosiers at the 2016 Summer Olympics and encourages all students to achieve their own "gold medals."
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Welcome note from Dean Lori Reesor
Get to know Lori Reesor, IU's new vice provost for student affairs and dean of students. In her role, Reesor has the privilege of overseeing the programs and services that help all students succeed.
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Student spotlight: Junior Keon Brown found a home in the Groups Scholars Program and at IU, where he joined and recently graduated from the Cadet Officer Program.
 
 
FEATURES
Parent blog: Move-in tips that may save your life
Moving your student(s) back to Bloomington can be quite a task. IU parent and alum Dan Carter has eight tips that will help preserve your sanity.
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EZ Deposit: Money you need when you need it
EZ Deposit is a convenient way to deposit up to $500 in your student's CampusAccess account before the start of a semester for textbooks, course materials and other back-to-school necessities.
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FAFSA: Learn about important changes to filing for 2017–18
New this year, you can now file the FAFSA as early as Oct. 1. The application will also rely on information from an earlier tax year (e.g., for 2017–18, report income and tax information from 2015 rather than 2016). 
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Student spotlight: IU Bloomington has helped Max Vickers do two things: study at the Kelley School of Business and pursue his passion as a world-ranked longboarder. 
 
 
GOOD TO KNOW
Like us: Office of the Provost joins Facebook
Keep track of the latest news, events and campus updates from IU Bloomington's Office of the Provost.
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Register now for IU Family Weekend
IU Family Weekend gives students an opportunity to share IU traditions and discoveries with their families. This year's event takes place Friday, Sept. 23 through Sunday, Sept. 25.
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Save the date: +Kelley Program info session
On Sept. 6, the Kelley School of Business will host an information session about the +Kelley Program — a 4+1 program designed for arts and sciences students who want to improve their career potential.
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