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March, 2017

  • VISIT US FOR ACADEMIC OPEN HOUSE APRIL 8

    March 31, 2017

    Want to learn more about Cal U? Start by attending an Academic Open House. The event introduces prospective students to Cal U and gives students who already have been accepted a chance to explore the campus.

  • CAL U NAMED 'VOTER FRIENDLY CAMPUS'

    March 22, 2017

    Cal U is one of just seven Pennsylvania universities, and only 83 schools nationwide, to be designated a Voter Friendly Campus for its efforts to inform student voters, engage them in the election process, and encourage them to register and vote.


February, 2017

  • A MESSAGE FROM PRESIDENT GERALDINE JONES

    February 09, 2017

    This is our moment to define a strong and distinctive identity for our University. Our longstanding special mission in science and technology can guide our way forward as we re-engineer Cal U for a new generation.


January, 2017

  • THE JOURNAL: DEPLOYED SOLDIER AMONG GRADUATES

    January 23, 2017

    A new edition of the Cal U Journal is available online. The latest headlines include: Deployed soldier among winter graduates; Speaker explores roots of racism; Online bachelor program no. 6. Click 'more' to read the latest Cal U Journal online.

  • FALL 2016 DEAN'S LIST

    January 13, 2017

    The Fall 2016 dean's list at Cal U recognizes undergraduate students who earned a grade-point average of 3.25 or higher this semester.


December, 2016

  • SPEAKER IS EXPERT IN ALUMNI RELATIONS

    December 07, 2016

    James Stofan '71, vice president for alumni relations at Tulane University, will be the speaker at Cal U's 183rd Commencement. Graduates receive master's degrees at 7 p.m. Dec. 16, bachelor's and associate degrees at 10 a.m. Dec. 17. Both ceremonies are held in the Convocation Center.


November, 2016

  • A MESSAGE FROM PRESIDENT GERALDINE JONES

    November 11, 2016

    It is time to set aside our political differences and focus on all that unites us. We expect every member of our campus community to act with integrity, treat others with civility, and take responsibility for the safety and well-being of ourselves and those around us.


October, 2016

  • FAMILIES GET HELP WITH FAFSA AID APPLICATIONS

    October 31, 2016

    Experts from the Financial Aid Office provide free, personalized assistance for families of college-bound students who are completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, known as FAFSA. Click 'more' to register for FAFSA Night at Cal U on Nov. 15.

  • STRIKE ENDS: A MESSAGE FROM PRESIDENT JONES

    October 21, 2016

    Classes resume on Monday. As a campus community our job now is to come together with mutual respect, and in the spirit of our core values - Integrity, Civility and Responsibility.


September, 2016

  • VISIT CAL U DURING DISCOVERY DAYS

    September 13, 2016

    On Discovery day, high school students and their families can tour the campus, meet faculty and staff and learn about Cal U's 130 undergraduate programs. Registration is requested; click 'more' to register now!

  • 'DAY OF GIVING' SUPPORTS CAL U STUDENTS

    September 12, 2016

    Help Cal U students by participating in the Washington County Community Foundation’s annual Day of Giving on Sept.13. A portion of the $100,000 'bonus pool' of funds helps your donation go even further. Click 'more' for links and details.

  • EXPLORE 'TREASURES' AT PRESIDENT’S SHOWCASE

    September 02, 2016

    Uncover Cal U's 'Hidden Treasures' on Family Day, Sept. 17, at the President's Showcase. View seldom-seen items from the University's archives at the 5 p.m. reception, or enjoy performances by our talented students, faculty and staff at 7:30 p.m. in Steele Hall Mainstage Theatre.

  • FAMILY DAY ACTIVITIES GO ON RAIN OR SHINE

    September 02, 2016

    Students share their Cal U pride with parents, siblings, relatives and friends on Family Day, Sept. 17. A full slate of activities includes music, field day activities, a Family Fun Zone, Vulcan football and the popular talent showcase. Click ‘more’ for a schedule.


August, 2016

  • A MESSAGE FROM PRESIDENT GERALDINE JONES

    August 26, 2016

    Welcome to 2016-2017 academic year! Freshmen from 330 high schools are joining our Cal U family this fall. We begin the semester with 13 new tenure-track faculty members and permanent leadership in the Office of Academic Affairs. Click 'more' to read the full message.


July, 2016

  • A MESSAGE FROM PRESIDENT GERALDINE JONES

    July 18, 2016

    The 2016-2017 tuition rate for all 14 State System schools has been approved by the PASSHE Board of Governors. Cal U and its “sister” institutions are your most affordable option among all four-year colleges and universities in the state.


June, 2016

  • SPRING 2016 DEAN'S LIST

    June 20, 2016

    The Spring 2016 dean's list at Cal U recognizes undergraduate students who earned a grade-point average of 3.25 or higher this semester.


April, 2016

  • A MESSAGE FROM PRESIDENT GERALDINE JONES

    April 11, 2016

    I am confident that California University's future is bright, I appreciate the opportunity to continue working on behalf of this remarkable institution and its students, faculty and staff.