IN THE LOOP | March 7, 2022

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(For a full list of all UVU Staff holidays, see the PACE calendar)

March 7-10

Power BI Summit (virtual)

March 11

UVU Holiday - Staff Spring Break

March 13

Daylight Savings Time (Spring Forward)

March 14

Staff meeting & collaboration day (moved from March 7 due to the Power BI conference)

March 17

St. Patrick's Day

March 20

First day of spring

March 21

Sub-department meetings/collaboration day and IR potluck lunch

March 31

Early Bird registration ends for AIR

April 6

Dx All Hands meeting

May 13

UBUG conference (Utah Banner Users Group) at Utah State University

June 6-9

AIR conference in Phoenix, AZ

need to know

2022 AIR conference

Early Bird registration for the 2022 AIR conference ends on March 31. If you are interested in attending this in-person conference, please talk to your supervisor. It will be June 6-9 in Phoenix, Arizona. Please make sure you get the registration fee paid before the end of March.

information items

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Learning resources are available here to help you during the Teams Voice migration. Look through the training videos and quick reference guides to address your questions!

If you experience any issues or have additional questions about Teams, please reach out to the UVU Service Desk.

Performance Management Trainings and New Staff Competencies

Beginning February 2022, UVU will be offering multiple virtual and in-person classes on new performance development processes.

The classes will introduce new staff competencies that will take effect July 2022 with proficiency evaluations beginning March 2023. A link to the new competencies will be coming soon.

We encourage all UVU staff to register for a class at UVULearn.

Summer University Call for Proposals

The Summer University Planning Committee is seeking presentation proposals for Summer University on May 16-18, 2022. For more information, see the Summer University website.

If you are interested in presenting, submit your proposal HERE by Friday, March 11, 2022. If you have questions, contact R.J. Willing.

COVID-19 Info Resources for Staff


Free COVID-19 testingwill be expanded to family and friends at UVU starting January 28. The tests will be free of charge from the Utah Department of Health. Only PCR tests are available. Results will be available within 24-36 hours.

Students and employees may also utilize the State testing. If you test positive, please complete the COVID-19 Self Reporting Form.

Freerapid testswill continue to be available at UVU for students and employees. Due to short supplies, we ask that only those exposed to the virus or experiencing signs of COVID-19 utilize this resource.

Free COVID-19 vaccines are also available to students, employees, and those in their immediate families.

We ask that you continue to follow health and safety guidelines. Stay home if you are sick and stay well!

Dx Half-time

Every Wednesday at 11:45 is the Dx Half-Time meeting.  You can access the meeting in the OIT - Public Team (in Microsoft Teams) in the Half-Time channel (Hidden channel). This meeting is only 15 minutes long, and everyone in Dx is invited.

board game lunch

On Wednesdays, the conference room will be open from 12:00-1:00 pm for all those who want to play board games on their lunch break.

wolverine sightings

Want to say thanks to someone for a job well done? Send a Wolverine Sighting!

pace wants to hear from you!

Did you know that PACE has an anonymous suggestion box for comments, suggestions, or concerns for the PACE board at If you would like a personal response, please include your name.

student center construction

The Sorensen Student Center is undergoing the first phase of its rebuild. The food court, UVU Campus Store, UVU Utah Community Credit Union, and Center for Social Impact will remain open during construction. See UVU's Pardon Our Dust site or the map of construction around the SC building.

events and parking alerts

Food Service Hours of Operation

Food trucks will be provided Monday through Friday from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm at the Fulton Library.*

*Note: Due to the weather, some food trucks may reschedule without notice. For updates on hours and Food Truck announcements, see their Facebook (UVU Dining Services) and Instagram (UVUDining) pages.

There are no Food Trucks this week (March 7-10) due to Spring Break.

Follow on Instagram: UVUDining           and Facebook: UVUDining Services

Dining Services Spring Break schedule 2022

New Store/Reopening Location Estimated Completion  
SC Construction Student Center June 2022
Chick-Fil-A Student Center Summer 2022
Panda Express Student Center Summer 2022
E.A.T.S. Student Center Summer 2022


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construction photos

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