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    Village Announcements

  • Community Stands Up Flyer

  • We want to be a welcoming community to all people. If you do too, please print out the attached flyer and post it in your window.

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  • Long-Term Guests and Subleasing

  • Dear University Village students,

    As you plan for summer 2017, I want to write you about the subleasing policy. If you are graduating in spring 2017, you are not eligible to sublease and must vacate, according to your rental agreement, on or by June 30, 2017. For eligible student families traveling, conducting internships, or visiting their families back at home, you may be eligible to sublease. Summer subleasing is only allowed during the summer months so it ends in August. We don't allow subleasing during the academic year. Due to the current occupancy restrictions on postdoctoral fellows, PDs are required to vacate on June 30.

    Subleasing is renting a room, or receiving rent, from others who are not authorized family members. Your contract, section 13, forbids unauthorized subleasing. Tenants who violate the sublease policy could receive a 3-day notice to quit. Subleasing can result in noise nuisance, damages to the property, compromise safety in the community, and create conflicts with neighbors or residents. Please be advised that advertising on Airbnb is forbidden and serving as a host. Soon, you will be served a rental addendum forbidding both Airbnb advertising and hosting. Your rental agreement allows "occasional and weekend guests." As a policy, we allow a two (2) week maximum for guests visiting. I suggest that you communicate with the University Village office about your guests visiting due to assistance with lockouts.

    We hope that you will comply with the subleasing policy and not risk losing your eligibility for University Village. If you have questions, you can email me at cephas@berkeley.edu. I hope your academic year will be productive and your family will enjoy the peace and comfort of University Village.

    Sincerely,
    Cephas John
    Leasing Officer

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  • Guest Parking Reminder

  • Guest spaces are reserved for GUESTS ONLY who are visiting the Village. Cars that are parked or left for more than 72 hours in non-reserved spaces may be ticketed and towed.

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    Positions Available

  • Work-Study: Academic Center Assistant

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  • Work-Study: Homework Club Coordinator

  • The Homework Club after-school program has a job opening for work-study students! We are looking for students who can start immediately and continue to work until 6/15/17.

    Available Shifts:
    Mondays, Tuesdays, and/or Thursdays, from 3-5:30pm
    Wednesdays, from 2-5:30pm

    For details, go to the workstudy job site at www.workstudy.berkeley.edu and search for job ID #1226791729

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  • Work-Study: Recreation Now Hiring

  • Work-study Positions Available Now: UV Recreation is hiring Community Center Coordinators here in The Village. Mostly evening and weekend shifts (some weekday AM shifts) overseeing the Community Center and facilitating all activities and programs.

    Please note that this position is for work-study eligible students only. Please email uvrec@berkeley.edu to apply.

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  • Sing Along Instructor

  • For more information, please click on this link.

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  • ED 97/197 Field Site Opportunity

  • Homework Club (located in University Village) is a free after-school homework help program for Village resident children in grades 3-8. This volunteer based program has been successfully used as a field site by Education minors, to fulfill the Ed 97/197 Field Site requirement (as part of Edu 190 and other elective courses that have a field site requirement), and has also served as a site for Edu 190 COOP students.
    Homework Club hours of operation are 3-5:30pm on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and 2-5:30pm on Wednesdays.

    If interested, please email Wendy Ellison at HWClub.UVA@gmail.com

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  • Nature Village: Bike Share Coordinator

  • For more information, please click this link.

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    Village Events

  • Family Friday (2/24, 5:45pm)

  • Movie: The Peanuts Movie
    Where: Four Corners Room, Community Center
    $1 per pizza slice
    Free water, popcorn
    NEW TIME: Movie starts at 6PM, food will be available 5:45pm
    Childcare is not available but parents are encouraged to attend with their children.
    Please do not leave children unsupervised.

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  • Games Night (3/3, 6-8:30pm)

  • For more information, please click on this link.

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  • Village Running Group (Sundays, 8am)

  • The Village Running Group meets every Sunday at 8AM in front of the Community Center.

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  • Totally Tots Playgroup (Fridays, 10:30-11:30am)

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    Campus and Community Announcements

  • Drop-In Nutrition Education (Wednesdays, 2:30pm)

  • There are FREE drop-in nutrition sessions for students at Tang. Please click this link for more information.

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  • Overcrowded AC Transit Bus?

  • AC transit has a website for you to submit any feedbacks, questions, suggestions, and complaints at http://www.actransit.org/customer/customer-feedback/

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  • Daytime English Language Courses at 50% Discount

  • English Classes for UC Berkeley Students, Postdocs, Visiting Scholars, Researchers and their immediate families are available at English Studies Institute at 50% discount!

    For more information, please click on this link.

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  • Albany Civics Academy (apply by 3/21)

  • Get informed about how the city operates, how decisions are made and how funds are allocated. Apply by March 21, 2017.

    For more information, please click on this link: http://www.albanyca.org/index.aspx?page=1090

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  • Global Poverty and Practice Minor Info Sessions

  • Cal Students,

    You are invited to attend a Global Poverty & Practice Minor Information Session!

    The GPP Minor introduces students to the theoretical frameworks, methods, and practical skills necessary to engage with global poverty and inequality in imaginative and effective ways.

    The "Practice Experience" is a central component of the Minor in which students partner with domestic or international non-governmental or community organizations, government agencies, or other poverty or development programs, on various dimensions of poverty action - from community health and food security to economic justice and grass-roots political power. The combination of the the coursework for the Minor and this real world experience allows students to connect theories and practices of poverty action. Funding is available to support students' practice experiences.

    The deadline to declare the Minor this semester is Wednesday, March 8th. There are no prerequisites required to declare.

    The Declaration Form and additional information about the Minor can be found at: http://blumcenter.berkeley.edu/gppminor.

    Our Information Sessions will provide an overview of the Minor and demonstrate how students from all disciplines can benefit from it. The sessions listed below will be held in Blum Hall 100A/B (Ground Floor):
    Wednesday, February 1st, 1pm - 2pm
    Thursday, February 9th, 4pm - 5pm
    Monday, February 13th, 12pm - 1pm
    Thursday, February 23rd, 10am - 11am
    Thursday, March 2nd, 12pm - 1pm

    Contact GPP Minor Advisors at gppminor@berkeley.edu with any questions or meet with an Advisor during the following drop-in hours in 100H Blum Hall:

    Monday, Wednesday: 10:00am - 12:00pm; 1:30pm - 4:00pm
    Tuesday, Thursday: 1:30pm - 4:00pm
    Friday: 10:00am - 12:00pm

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  • ESL Alameda County Library Reading Club

  • For more information, please click on this link.

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    Program Announcements and Registration Information

  • Spring Youth Recreation Registration is Open

  • Registration for University Village's Spring 1 Youth Recreation registration is now open!

    This session will include Basketball (Classes & Leagues), Soccer (Outdoor), Aerial, Circus, Skateboard, Gymnastics, Art: Sculpting with Paper Mache!

    Village Resident discount available and thanks to the generous support of The VRA (Village Residents Association) scholarships are available as well!

    All Details & Registration Links can be found at: villagerecreation.berkeley.edu

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  • For On-Going Events and Groups:
    Go to Village Calendar of Events

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