Parking To Be Impacted On Monday, Feb. 18


Due to Presidents Day on Monday, 2/18, the Arts Center Parking (Parking Lot A) lot will fill up quickly with prospective students visiting campus.

John Mordaci, Admissions

It's New! QU.I.N: The Queer Interfaith Network


QU.I.N is short for the Queer Interfaith Network. This is a group for students to learn about and explore the intersection of spiritual and LGBTQ+ identities. We will meet weekly on Mondays at 5 p.m!

Join us for snacks and conversation at our first meeting this coming Monday, Feb 18.


Sarah Jackson, Center For Spirituality


Apply To Be An Orientation Leader


Orientation Leaders play an integral role in welcoming new students to campus and supporting the College's mission to help students "develop the understanding, commitment, and confidence to lead fully informed and actively engaged lives." Working collaboratively with professional staff, they help new students become part of the Nazareth College community.

Carey Backman, Student Activities & Leadership

Chipotle Fundraiser For Partners For Learning


Vans will pick up students from Shults outside of Campus Safety and bring them to Chipotle. The vans will then bring the students back to Naz. Vans will run every 15 or so minutes starting at 4 p.m. and going to 8 p.m. Proceeds will go towards Discover Naz Day which is an annual event that brings RCSD students to Naz for the day. The students engage in games and activities with various programs and groups at Naz.

 — Matt Kreig, Partners For Learning

BIO.Q 111/111L Contemporary Bio ONLINE in summer B


BIO.Q 111/111L will be online in Summer B! This non-majors course fulfills the PEQ natural science requirement. Registration is now open!

Stephanie Zamule, Biology

Islamic Awareness Week: 2/11-2/16


Sponsored by the Naz Muslim Student Association. Discover a rich and beautiful tradition in this week-long series of events - one event per day!

Monday, 1/11: Fast-A-Thon
Tuesday, 1/12: Qur'an Teaching 
Wednesday, 1/13: Interfaith Cafe: Being Muslim on Campus
Thursday, 1/14: Toiletry Drive to benefit Barakah Muslim Charity of Rochester. Toiletry donations can be delivered to GAC 151. 
Friday, 1/15: Hijab for a Day & Jum'ah Salah Prayer
Please see the Nazareth App for details for each of these events! 
All are welcome!

Jamie Fazio, Center For Spirituality

CAB Chair Openings


Campus Activities Board is looking for dedicated students to fill two open chair positions-- Off Campus Chair and Co-Chair of Major Events. If you are interested and wish to inquire about the position or apply, email Please include which position you are interested in and why. Applications will be accepted until February 13th at 7 p.m.

Allison Kurthy, Campus Activities Board

Planning On Buying A Diploma Frame?


Check out the bookstore website today, February 11th for $25 off. Online only, this sale only runs twice a year!

Cela Catus, Bookstore

 Moodle Site Downtime on Feb. 14


Moodle will be down for maintenance on Thursday, Feb. 14 from 12:30 a.m.-2:30 a.m. The site will be inaccessible to all users during this time.

Chris Zimber, Teaching & Learning Technologies


Student Support Services Evaluation Survey


This is a research study investigating college student evaluation of undergraduate campus support services after their 1st semester looking for participants to complete a 10-minute questionnaire. Any Nazareth College undergrad student who is at least 18 years old and is NOT in their 1st semester can participate. This is an opportunity to vocalize your thoughts on Naz's support services (or lack thereof)! The more students respond, the more effective this will be. As an incentive, there will be a $25 Amazon gift card raffle! Those in an eligible psychology course can receive extra credit.

Allison Kurthy, Psychology

UA Finance Committee Out of Conference Funding


The UA Finance Committee has exhausted its 2018-2019 funding and cannot accept any new proposals. All upcoming meetings have been canceled.

Carey Backman, Student Activities


Where Will You Go?


Nazareth offers 55+ study-abroad programs in 30+ countries on 6 continents. You can learn details and next steps at, at info sessions for specific programs, and at new general study abroad info sessions every Tuesday in GAC 127 from 12:10pm-1:10pm.

Nevan Fisher, Center For International Education

Tobacco Product Use On Campus


We are conducting a survey to assess students' tobacco product use and opinions on tobacco product policies on our campus and would like your input.

We invite you to participate in the survey. Your participation in the survey is completely voluntary and your responses will be anonymous. The survey will take approximately 10 minutes of your time

Brigid Noonan, Health and Human Services

Bookstore Swag To Get Your Hands On


The bookstore has plenty of Golden Flyers basketball swag you can rep to the Battle of the Beaks this Friday! This week only, take 25% off all Nike and Under Armour apparel.

Cela Catus, Bookstore

Group Counseling Services Available


Four peer support group counseling services are available for the spring semester - Mindfulness, The "Focus" group, Empowerment group for Women, Empowerment group for LGBTQQIA2+.

Kathryn DeVinney, Health and Counseling

 2019-2020 FAFSA Deadline March 1


Returning Undergrads and Grads remember to file your renewal 2019-2020 FAFSA by 3/1. Students planning to be in at least 6 credits for Summer A/B 2019 need to submit a renewal 2019-2020 FAFSA. If FAFSA already completed, check MyFinancialAid@Naz for any outstanding Financial Aid Documents requested. SPARK recipients need to file 2019-2020 renewal FAFSA and complete outstanding Financial Aid documents by 3/1.

Sue Lanphere, Financial Aid 

Indoor and Outdoor Fitness Opportunities 


Check out the Athletic & Fitness Facilities in Shults for free opportunities to snow shoe, ski, swim, work out, use the gym, and learn and play racquetball.  You can also sign up for personal training.

Megan Currie, Student

 Bookstore Clearance Flash Sale


Stop by the bookstore this Thursday, Jan. 31st, for an extra 50% off clearance! One day only, 9 am-5 pm.

Cela Catus, Bookstore

 Free Fitness & Self-Defense Classes


You can take free Body Combat, Yoga, Zumba, and Body Pump fitness classes through Naz Intramurals — and even get health and wellness credit for a new Self-Defense class.

Self-Defense is taught by Taekwondo Master and certified self-defense instructor Matt Krieg. Matt has over 15 years of training and created this curriculum with input from a member of the Albany Police Department and his own Master. This class counts for health and wellness credit if you attend 6 of the 8 sessions. All Intramurals and Recreation details.

International Students Seek Conversation Partners


We are seeking volunteers to spend an hour a week conversing with international students from around the world. While sharing information about Nazareth College, Rochester, life in the U.S and other interests, you can provide our international students with the invaluable experience of real-life practice outside of the classroom as well as a greater depth of knowledge of and appreciation for American culture. Learn more about the program and sign up for one of our interest meetings on January 29th or 30th.

Linda Grossman, English Language Institute


NazDining - Spring Enhancements!


You spoke, we listened. Nazareth Dining has incorporated what we have learned through our engagement with students and the Nazareth community. We've enhanced:

  • NazBowls
  • Breakfast Table
  • Compost Bins
  • Berry Bar
  • Farm to Table
  • MyZone has been remodeled
  • Immediate family members can now swipe in for FREE!

— Tyler Williams, Naz Dining

Introducing Oak Tree Food Pantry 


Introducing our newest campus resource! Housed in Colie's Cafe, Oak Tree Food Pantry will be available to the full Naz community! Want to be involved?

  • Volunteer interest meetings start Jan. 20. (All events are in the Naz app and on
  • Donate non-perishable food January 28 - February 1 at three locations: Peckham Hall lobby, Shults Center near info desk, or Golisano Academic Center first floor. 

Anything you can give helps! 

Want to get more involved? Email for more info!

Matthew Brunale, student

Free Tickets Available For Naz-Fisher Basketball Games


100 free tickets will be available beginning at 7 a.m. Monday at the Shults Info Desk on a first-come, first-served basis for the women's (5:30 pm) and men's (7:30 pm) Tuesday games at St. John Fisher.

Pete Bothner, Athletics Director

Parking To Be Impacted Monday, 1/21


Due to auditions and portfolio reviews for prospective students, parking in the Arts Center Parking Lot A will be impacted on Monday, Jan. 21.

John Mordaci, Admissions

Summer Course: Folios and Frescoes in Ukraine


Nazareth is offering a new, three-credit summer course to image rare folios and frescoes in Ukraine from May 15 through June 6, 2019. In this course, you will:

  • Digitize rare manuscripts and frescoes 
  • Use professional art history and imaging techniques
  • Collaborate with experts in Uzhhorod, Ukraine
  • Sample the art and architecture of Budapest, Hungary

This program builds imaging and teamwork skills, cultural competence, and global citizenship. Undergraduates in ALL majors are welcome. Students eligible for a SPARK Grant can receive a 3-credit waiver and a $1,500 grant. Other students can apply for a 2-credit scholarship and will be responsible for paying for only 1 credit. Knowledge of the Ukrainian language is not required.

Kathleen Hansen, International Education

Avoid Planning Events on Religious Holidays


Hickey Center for Interfaith Center and Dialogue's 2019 interfaith calendar can help you avoid scheduling events on holy days.
Prof. Muhammad Shafiq, Hickey Center executive director

Registration for Summer Classes Open


Summer A and Summer B courses for 2019 are now posted in Student Planning (click on the "show all terms" tab to see these terms). Summer can be a great time to catch up or jump ahead.

To identify online or hybrid courses, when searching in Student Planning scroll down to the Course Levels filter. Each term is identified on the list as its own course level (e.g., Online - Summer A 2019 or Hybrid Summer B 2019).

Please remember that students can enroll in no more than two summer classes per summer session - plus a lab if applicable.

Advisor "sign off" is not required, but recommended.

 — Alison Teeter, Registrar 

U.S. Postal Service Postage increase


Effective January 27, 2019, 1st class, 1-ounce letters will cost 55 cents to mail. Priority, Express, and International rates will also go up. Postal rate increase details.
— Joanne Fitzgerald, Campus Central Services