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Pick up your paychecks!

Tutors,

A belated happy Halloween to all of you. I hope you’re all enjoying the festivities, however you might be celebrating.

Payroll Services has sent out emails to several of you about picking up paychecks. If you got one of these emails, you should go and pick up those checks as soon as you can. All student employees can pick those up at Payroll Services, 237 Waterman. If you need any more information, check out the website: http://www.uvm.edu/~cntrllrs/?Page=payroll.html

I am in agreement with Payroll Services; it is significantly better for everyone when you sign up for direct deposit. It cuts down on work for the staff responsible for doing payroll, it’s easier on you, and it saves paper. It is also really easy for you to set up. Follow the directions here:

http://www.uvm.edu/hrs/skills/manuals/personalinfo.pdf

As hard to believe as it may be, the end of the semester is within sight. Are you graduating? Are you going abroad in the spring? Are you considering other employment?  For whatever reason, if you’re no longer going to work as a tutor, it’s always useful for us in the Learning Co-op to hear about it in advance. You’re all hard to replace, but impossible to replace if we don’t know you’re leaving.

Have a great weekend!

Thanks,
Keith

Happy Halloween!

Tutors,

I hope this email finds you well on this Friday afternoon. This weekend is a deadline for payroll submission, so make sure that all of your hours are submitted in PeopleSoft, and you have all of your visits recorded in TutorTrac.

Here are some courses that still need tutors:
NFS 143, PHYS 051, CHEM 121, PHIL 013, CS 121, EC 160, HDFS 005

If you have been to one of the sexual harassment trainings this week, make sure you submit that in PeopleSoft. If you haven’t, you should consider going next week:

Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013
Time: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm (EST5EDT)
Location: Davis Center 403 (Williams Family Room)

Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013
Time: 10:30 am to 11:30 am (EST5EDT)
Location: Davis Center 403 (Williams Family Room)

These are required. If you would like to stay in with the Learning Co-op next semester, you need to complete it. There should be more sessions scheduled for November, and I’ll announce them when I hear about them.

For those of you who might be doing a little early celebrating for Halloween: have fun, be smart, and stay safe.

Thanks,
Keith

October 10

Tutors,

This weekend is a payroll submission deadline, so make sure to have everything in both TutorTrac and PeopleSoft by midnight on Sunday.

Here are some tutor requests:
PHIL 013, EC 160, CS 032, CHEM 121, MATH 270, MATH 127

I will be out of the office tomorrow (Friday, October 11). If you have any last minute issues with getting paid, I will try to get to them first thing Monday morning.

I hope everyone has a great weekend.

Thanks,
Keith

Tutor Updates

Tutors,

I hope everyone is doing well. I know that those first rounds of exams have hit pretty much everyone by now. Things seem to be going well, so I’ll keep this one short this week.

This weekend is a pay deadline. Make sure your hours are in PeopleSoft and your visits are in TutorTrac.

Fun TutorTrac Fact:
Do you ever need or want to review or modify past TutorTrac visits? Go to the Trac Navigation bar in the top left; click on the magnifying glass; select ‘Visits’. This should bring up your most recent visits with students. By clicking on the link to the left on each entry, you can reopen those visits, and make changes as necessary. If you ever make a mistake on a date or subject, you can make those changes yourself by using this procedure.

CHEMISTRY TUTORS:
I still have a CCV student in need of a Chemistry tutor for an SAT subject area test. The student is looking to start immediately, and meet one to three times per week, for an hour each time. This would be a private tutoring opportunity for anyone who works with CHEM 031. The student is willing to pay for this arrangement. If you have any interest, let me know, and I can set you up with the student.

Finally, here is the list of requests we can’t fill. If you can work with a course, get the faculty recommendation and/or let me know. If you can’t, but a friend can, send them my way.
CDAE 061, EC 040, EC 133, BSAD 132, EC 160, CHEM 121, MATH 237, BSAD 161, MATH 270, BSAD 155, CS 064, BIOL 003, BIOC 212

Have a great weekend!

Thanks,
Keith

Tutor Updates

Tutors,

We have officially finished our first week of tutoring (5-day business week, that is). Things seem to be going well. The Learning Co-op has been bustling with the sounds of tutoring appointments. I’ve met with a few of you to go over TutorTrac and PeopleSoft, and I think that’s helped. If there are any more of you out there who are still confused with these two systems, please, come in and see me!

As we move through the semester, please let me know if you get either too many or two few requests. We can alter your available courses, or give out your contact information more or less often. For Co-op based appointments, remember, if you need to remove an availability, the earlier you let me know, the better it is for everyone. More than two weeks notice is ideal, at least a week is good, but anything less than 24 hours, excluding pretty severe emergencies, are completely unacceptable.

If you need to cancel an appointment:
a. Email Keith. Make clear whether or not you can follow up directly with the student to reschedule.
b. If it’s within 24 hours, please call/email the front desk [656-4075/learnco@uvm.edu].
c. Follow up with the student, and attempt to reschedule.

We’re looking for tutors for the courses listed below. Let me know if you can work with one of them. Feel free to refer friends/teammates/housemates/acquaintances/classmates/co-workers. We don’t like to leave students waiting for tutors, and your friends are probably smarter than you give them credit for. Seriously.

Requests: CSD 101, LING 081, NURS 120, PRNU 121, PRNU 128, PRNU 129, STAT 200, SOC 001, BIOC 212, CS 020, EC 170, EC 171, BSAD 155, ASCI 171, MATH 017, BCOR 102, CDAE 002, LING 165, BIOL 003, PHIL 013, ME 111, ME 143, PHYS 051, EE 003, EE 131, MATH 237, CS 008

Finally, this weekend is our first payroll submission deadline. Make sure all of your PeopleSoft submissions and TutorTrac records are up-to-date and accurate before Sunday at midnight.

Thanks,
Keith