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How We Keep Our Community Safe


—by Sarah Kelen, vice president for student life

Prairie Wolves Bookstore Partners with Barnes & Noble College

Nebraska Wesleyan University has entered a new partnership with Barnes & Noble College, which will now manage the Prairie Wolves Bookstore. The bookstore will continue to provide an extensive offering of academic and retail materials for the campus community. These offerings include an assortment of affordable learning materials, including new, used and digital books. The bookstore also offers textbook rental and price-matching programs.

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Stay Informed This School Year

Keeping our students well informed is an important component to their success at Nebraska Wesleyan University.

The university sends all official communication to students’ NWU email address. We expect students to check email frequently to stay current with university-related communications, recognizing that certain communication may be time-critical.

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Technology Recommendations

—by Patrick Hayden-Roy, associate provost for integrative and experiential learning

Nebraska Wesleyan faculty are busy planning enhanced instruction to meet the unique challenges of in-person classes this fall.

We’ll support our face-to-face experiences with a full array of instructional resources on our online Canvas course site. Canvas allows students to conveniently access course materials, keep up with assignments, hear lectures they may have missed, submit and receive materials electronically and interact with their professors and classmates.

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Move-in Day Details

—by Brandi Sestak, assistant dean for student success and residential education

Ever wonder how approximately 900 students move onto campus over just a few days? It’s not easy, even in “normal” circumstances!

At NWU we’re developing as smooth of a move-in process as possible, keeping in mind proper social distancing and other health guidelines. We in Residential Education are grateful for your patience as we’ve finalized these plans this spring and summer.

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From the Provost: Notes on Pass/Fail Policies

When you and your student made the decision about a Nebraska Wesleyan University education, you expected academic excellence, personalized attention and plentiful rich experiences. Our commitment to those core values has not stopped even though we’re apart.

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