November 12, 2021

Your Week at a Glance 

The Compass is the Busch School of Business' weekly student newsletter. Check out this week's issue to stay up-to-date with student experience activities, academic advising, career preparation, and more!

Student Experience



Career Development


As a student in the Busch School, you will receive ample support in your career exploration, internship search, and professional development as you prepare for your dream first job. Check out all of the ways the Office of Career Development can help you prepare for career success!

  • Career Coaching 
  • Mock Interviews
  • Networking Events
  • Career Discernment Courses (BUS 199, 299, 399)
  • On-Campus Interviews
  • Skills Workshops
  • Recruiting Programs
  • Internship and Job Search Assistance

Career Coaching

You can make appointments with Julie here, Dan here, and the rest of the team, Marykate Conroy and Brett LaPrad by visiting our website.

Upcoming Events
  • Wednesday, 11/17 at 2:30pm: BDO Recruiting Session (register here)

  • Friday, 11/19 at 2:00pm: Commscope Recruiting Session (register here)

Academic Advising

Pop-Up Advising

Marie Fitzpatrick and Mrs Elizabeth Meng are hosting In-Person Pop-Up Advising this week on the following dates:

  • Mrs. Meng: Monday, 11/15 9:00 - 11:00 AM
  • Marie Fitzpatrick: Tuesday, 11/16 12:00-2:00 PM

Stop by the Maloney Pavilion, no appointment necessary

Deadline to Request Pass/Fail
  • The last day to request a pass/fail grade for a course is Friday, November 19. You must have the dean’s permission for this request. 
  • Interested in Requesting a Pass/Fail? 
    • Courses taken pass/fail can only count for Free Electives.
    • If you believe you may receive a poor grade in a course, please discuss the pass/fail option with your instructor. 
    • This requires a written application to the academic dean, prior to the deadline (Nov. 19). Once approved, this status cannot be changed back. A student's cumulative grade point average (GPA) will not be affected by either a pass or a fail grade. Free electives will only count towards graduation if they receive a pass grade. 
    • Complete the Registration Status Change Form and scan a copy to  
Sophomores: Prepare to Register This Week!
  • Sophomores - Tuesday, November 16th at 7:00am
  • Freshmen - Tuesday, November 30th at 7:00am
  • Review the Course Planning & Registration page, to prepare for registration: 
    • Select your classes by comparing your Academic Path with remaining Degree Requirements to choose 5-8 potential class options for next semester
    • Add your classes to your Shopping Cart, then use the VALIDATE button to double check that you will be able to enroll, see how here.
    • Schedule a meeting with your advisor through Cardinal Success to review your class schedule. Remember that you are responsible for selecting the correct courses. 
    • Determine your enrollment date and enroll through Cardinal Station on your designated date.
    • Plan for important deadlines by looking up registration deadlines using the university's Academic Calendar. 
Thanksgiving Recess: No Classes
  • As a reminder, there will be no classes from Wednesday, November 24 through Friday, November 26. Classes will resume Monday, November 29


Bookmark the Academic Services webpage for forms and course planning resources. Email with questions. We are committed to maintaining a response within two business days.

Faith and Service


Mass and Adoration

Daily Mass is held Monday - Friday at 12:05 PM in the Saint Michael the Archangel Chapel.

Silent Eucharistic Adoration is held on Thursday's from 3:00 - 4:00 PM in the Saint Michael the Archangel Chapel.

Visit for more information and prayer resources. 

Volunteer Opportunities
  • Capital Area Food Bank (Monday's 5:15-7:30 PM)- Sorting donations and making meal boxes 
  •  Community Crafting (Tuesday's 6-8:00 PM) - Writing letters and creating artwork for various communities
  • So Others Might Eat (S.O.M.E.) (Wednesday's 6:30-9:00 AM) - Serve breakfast at S.O.M.E. for people experiencing homelessness and/or food insecurity
  • Homeless Food Run (Thursday's 7-9:00 PM) - Bringing food to the homeless in our community

Visit for more info.

Sacraments in St. Michael the Archangel Chapel

Daily Mass: Mon-Fri at 12:05 PM
Silent Eucharistic Adoration + Confession: Thursday's 3-4:00 PM

Visit for more information and prayer resources. 


Busch School Resources