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February 2018
Dodging those tax time scams...Tax season is upon us once again and scammers are out in full force hoping to get a slice of your hard earned pay.  So during the next few weeks, please be especially cautious with information related to your federal income taxes and banking information.  There are plenty of bad guys out there willing to take advantage of your hectic schedule and use emotional triggers in order to accomplish their agendas.  For more information, please read our article on how to protect yourself from common taxpayer scams.
Did you know...
Last fall Angelo State University students saved approximately $190,000 by taking advantage of the University Bookstore's many course material affordability programs and services, including used books, text rental, digital titles and price match.  With so many saving options, Angelo State University's Bookstore is, simply put, the best place for books. For More Information...
Built in 1959, this is the oldest residence hall on campus.
A.)  Texan Hall
B.)  Concho Hall
C.)  Massie Halls
D.)  Carr Hall

Continue reading for the answers... 
Top 5 Ways to Avert Random Gravity Checks
5. Know that humans are biologically built to spill. It's just a simple fact of life.  So remember to clean it up to prevent slipping up.  
4. Excellent housekeeping makes for a cleaner and a safer campus. 
3. If you have a hodge podge of cords around your office be sure to secure that jumble before it makes you tumble.  
2. Unless you're playing scrabble, you should definitely report any loose tiles you see around campus.
1. Your safety is important so be aware of everyday risks and report any hazards to the Office of Environmental Health, Safety, and Risk Management.
That's Impressive...
ASU's Houston Harte University Center has been designated as one of the nations "25 Most Amazing Student Union Centers"  with its cutting edge technology, extensive recreation area, and delectable cuisine.
Divvying up the dough... The new FY19 Budget Timeline has been posted and we're getting giddy over Budgets!  If you are new to the whole budget process or simply just need a refresher, please contact the friendly folks in the Budget Office to schedule your very own One-on-One SPOL Training.  Both Mary Ann and Carolyn are always eager to help you with all your budget planning needs. 
Way to go... The ASU's OneCard Office recently received a 2017 ACE Award from BankMobile Disbursements.  This award recognizes institutions across the nation who lead the most efficient disbursement programs with at least a 90% electronic disbursement rate.  We are very proud of our OneCard Office and overjoyed that they strive to provide innovative and convenient services for our students. 
I'm melting... Have you heard about Meltdown and Spectre?  These are not the latest installments in the Bond film series.  They are computer vulnerabilities that allow hackers to read the memory on your computer and see what information is being processed or used.  Eeek...feeling exposed yet?  No need to fret, we got you covered.  Simply relax with your favorite cup of joe and take a gander at our awesome article.. 
Transformations across campus... With two beautiful, brand new buildings on campus, there are a lot of departments moving and making changes to new campus office locations or new-to-you locations.  The Department of Space Planning and Utilization needs your help in updating these changes for our Facilities Inventory Report.  We make this really simple with our online Space Change Request Form.  It's fast, easy, and allows us to keep the inventory up-to-date before our annual certification.
The end is near... Well maybe not quite yet but it's never too early to start planning.  Before you know it, summer will be here and year-end deadlines will be right around the corner.  Be that as it may, we hope we have caught you at a good time to start assessing your needs.  In the craziness of summer, we know things can get hectic and want to ensure your purchases get processed and received in a timely manner.  We are here to help so give us a call or stop by our office today.
The joy of understanding... Why do we use a purchase order or require written contracts for purchasing certain goods or services?  Learn the basics of purchasing and contracting by reviewing the TTUS Contract Management Handbook which outlines responsibilities of department managers. Please contact the Purchasing Office at 325-942-2012 for assistance with your next purchase or call 325-942-2591 for help with monitoring an existing contract.

Upcoming University Holidays

March 30, 2018
May 28, 2018
July 4, 2018

Full Holiday Calendar
Installed in 2012, "Evolving Helix" is the name of the 20-foot polished steel sculpture located near the Plaza Verde residence hall.
Lunch Specials
Monday - Meatloaf
Tuesday - Tacos
Wednesday - Fried Chicken
Thursday - Casseroles
Friday - Fried/Baked Fish
$5 Happy Hour Lunch
M-F from 2-4 PM
$5 Lunches on Friday
The mileage reimbursement rate for travel has been increased to $0.545/mile effective January 1, 2018.
Submitting W-9's just got a whole lot easier.  All vendors have to do is simply fill out the Vendor Application online, attach their completed W-9, hit submit, and presto!  It's as easy as pie and faster than a hot knife through butter. 
Have input regarding Catering, Concessions, or the Bookstore? If so, contact Kailee Malleck in Special Events regarding information about an upcoming advisory committee meeting.
D.) Carr Hall
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