IN THE LOOP | May 31, 2022

calendar items

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

June 6-9

AIR conference in Phoenix, AZ (no staff meeting on June 6)

June 13

Collaboration day: IR staff meeting, Confluence Knowledge Base training, and Power BI collaboration during lunch break

June 20

UVU Staff Holiday - Juneteenth

June 27

Collaboration day:  sub-department meetings and Tableau collaboration/reporting from conference attendees during lunch break

July 4

UVU Staff Holiday - Independence Day


Juneteenth will be celebrated as the 3rd Monday in June. This will be a new campus closure day, and a new paid holiday for full-time staff. Visit the PACE Events webpageto view the staff holiday calendars.

need to know

PACE elections

Thank you for participating in the 2022 PACE Elections. 661 staff members voted.

  • President Elect / President: Daniel Delgadillo
  • Executive Vice President: Colton Simons (1 year appointment)
  • Vice President: Susan Dunn
  • Bylaws and Procedures Committee Chair: James Duncan
  • Elections Committee Chair: Hasmik Sargsian
  • Events Committee Chair: Julia Escobar
  • Legislative Affairs Committee Chair: Justin Jones
  • Professional Development Committee Chair: Alison Jensen
  • Wolverine Pride Committee Chair: Chris Medina
  • Academic Affairs Senators: Sara Moore and Silvia Lobendahn
  • Institutional Advancement Senator: Dena Scott
  • Administration and Strategic Relations Senator: Josh Woolbright
  • Student Affairs Senator: Chris Heftel
  • Planning, Budget and Finance Senator: Chris Neff
  • People and Culture Senator: Kelly Wixom
  • University Marketing & Communications Senator: Candida Johnson

information items

UVU Data migration

UVU is consolidating cloud storage solutions from Box, Google Drive, Dropbox, and the S Drive and moving university data storage to Microsoft OneDrive and SharePoint to contain costs and better protect university data. This effort will increase storage capacities and enhance collaborations and integrations.

UVU is ending its contract with Box and migrating all data to MS OneDrive and SharePoint.

For Google Drive, Dropbox, the S Drive, and Box departmental shares, we will meet with departments prior to July to identify current department-level cloud storage usage to help consolidate university data where possible to OneDrive and SharePoint.

This migration is planned to start in July 2022, and it should be completed by the end of December 2022.


Internal audit - ethicspoint

The University is dedicated to the highest standards of ethical conduct. EthicsPoint is a system that provides individuals the ability to anonymously report concerns. For example, unethical behavior, violations of law or policy, potential conflicts of interest, theft, etc. should be reported.

Reports can be made online at or by phone at 877-228-5401.

Summer University recordings

All recorded sessions of Summer University are available on the Summer U website at

If you have feedback about the event or would like to volunteer for next year's event, email Candida Johnson.

Half-time survey

There is a Half-Time Survey in Teams (OIT – Public team, Half-Time channel. The channel may be Hidden, but you can still get to it by clicking on the hidden channels). Please take this survey, especially if you don’t regularly tune in for the Half-Time meetingeach week. The survey is in Qualtrics at this link:

Go passwordless

UVU is implementing a new Passwordless authentication option for faculty, staff, and students. Rather than typing a long, complex, hard-to-remember password and using DUO, you can approve a login from your phone. No password is needed. See for details.


If you have any UVU swag that you would like to donate, Douglas is looking for things to put in a care package for a relative who will be a UVU student this fall. If you have a shirt to donate, this person can wear a Medium or Large. Please bring donations to Leisa.

COVID-19 Info Resources for Staff


UVU moves from Pandemic to Endemic

UVU’s vaccine and testing clinic are now closed.

Home test kits are still available at Student Health Services, Human Resources, and Campus Connection. These are distribution-only sites; you can find answers to questions on the CDC website or by contacting your healthcare provider. Vaccinations are also available through the Utah County Health Department and traditional providers.

repeating events

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.


Food Service Hours of Operation for summer 2022

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Restaurants M – Th Friday Saturday
Starbucks (SC) 8:00 am–6:00 pm 8:00 am–5:00 pm Closed
Scoops (SC) 8:00 am–6:00 pm 8:00 am–5:00 pm Closed
Scoops (CB) 9:00 am–4:00 pm 9:00 am–4:00 pm Closed
Taco Bell (RL) 8:00 am–4:00 pm 8:00 am–3:00 pm Closed
Mom Fulton's Cafe (FL) 8:00 am–4:00 pm 8:00 am–2:00 pm Closed
Jamba Juice (RL) Closed Closed Closed
Subway (RL) Closed Closed Closed
Wendy's (SL) 8:00 am–3:00 pm 8:00 am–3:00 pm Closed
Guru's Cafe (CB) Closed Closed Closed
Sodalicious (KB) 10:00 am-2:00 pm 10:00 am-2:00 pm Closed
Trades Cafe (GT) Closed Closed Closed
CupBop (FL)
Closed Closed Closed
Food Trucks (FL) None None None
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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parking alerts

There may be a few high school graduations going on this week, so be aware of traffic and parking congestion. (I don't think there will be as many graduations this week as there were last week, but there could be a few.)




John will be out of the office (and out of the country) until the end of June. He is going to Dresden, Germany, for UVU's Study Abroad program. We hope to see some great pictures when he gets back.


Construction photos

The construction pictures are from last week. Photos will be updated in next week's newsletter.

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