This Week at CUA
May 28 - June 4 View Archives


Weight Watchers at Work
Visitors Information Center Closing
Internet Explorer 7 is Coming
Postal Rate Changes
Boys and Girls Basketball Camp

Monday, May 28
Memorial Day. University closed.

Wednesday, May 30
9 a.m.-4 p.m., TIAA-CREF holds one-on-one retirement counseling sessions. Leahy Hall, First Floor Conference Room. Appointments are required. To schedule an appointment, call 202-637-0090.

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Weight Watchers at Work
The Office of Human Resources and the Washington, D.C. branch of Weight Watchers International invite students, faculty and staff to register for a Weight Watchers at Work program to be held on campus for 12 weeks this summer. The program will teach participants how to make wise choices, eat healthy, enjoy food and exercise. The program fee for the 12 weeks is $168 payable in two installments. An information session will be held June 6 in Leahy Hall, Room 100, at noon.  For more information contact Marion Ficke at 202-319-5870 or

Visitors Information
Center Closing
The Office of University Center, Student Programs and Events announces the closing of the Visitors Information Center, effective Monday, May 14. The services previously provided at the Visitors Information Center will be combined with the Information Desk in the Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center and will continue to be operated by UCSPE. The consolidation represents efforts toward ongoing improvement to and efficiency of service delivery to campus visitors. For more information, call 202-319-5291 or visit 

Internet Explorer 7 is Coming 

The Center for Planning and Information Technology announces that automatic installation of Internet Explorer 7 on faculty and staff Windows XP desktop computers on the campus network began the week of May 21. Internet Explorer 7 is the next version of Microsoft's Web browser. It has a new Windows Vista-like user interface with tabbed browsing, supports RSS feeds and has enhanced security features. Internet Explorer is the recommended browser for use with Peoplesoft and other administrative applications for Windows users on the CUA campus network. CPIT, in conjunction with other university offices, has tested Internet Explorer 7 on Windows XP with these applications to ensure that functions work as expected. Please visit for more information about Internet Explorer 7.

Postal Rate Changes

The Office of Postal Services reminds the CUA community that as of May 14 the standard rate for mailing a first class letter weighing up to 1 oz. increased to 41 cents. For each additional ounce (up to 3.5 oz.) the extra postage needed is 17 cents. For a complete listing of postage rates, visit

Boys and Girls Basketball Camp
Sessions of the 15th Annual Catholic University Boys and Girls Basketball Camp will be held June 18 to 22 and June 25 to 29. The camp runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. These programs are designed to meet the individual and team workout needs for players ages 8-16 of all ability and experience levels. 
For more information call Head Coach Steve Howes at 202-319-6046 or visit

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