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Beautiful U Day.

Beautiful U Day
Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Please join us on Tuesday, April 17 as we celebrate Beautiful U Day 2012. This year, Beautiful U Day will feature a Campus Wide Building Cleanout, the first ever ReUse-A-Palooza, and the always popular Cookies for Cleaners.

Beautiful U Day Kick Off

10:30 a.m.
Northrop Plaza

Join us at 10:30 a.m. on Northrop Plaza as we kick off Beautiful U Day 2012. University Services Vice President Kathleen O'Brien will do the kick-off honors and first clue will be announced for the inaugural BUD Medallion Hunt. One lucky person will win a free bike!

Campus-Wide Building Clean Out

Thank you to everyone who has signed up for the Campus-Wide Building Clean Out. The deadline to reserve a hamper has passed, and unfortunatley we're not able to reserve any additional hampers. With more than 200 hampers reserved and ready to delivered on Monday, April 16, this could be our biggest Clean Out ever.

Campus-Wide Buildling Clean Out Details

  • Hamper Delivery: Monday, April 16
  • Hamper Pick UP: Tuesday, April 17
  • Accepted Items: Books, electronics, Paper; Cardboard; Recyclables
  • Not Accepted: Trash; Food; Liquids; Light Bulbs; Glass; Furniture; Personal Electronics; Chemicals or other hazardous materials


11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m
Northrop Plaza

More than 100 gently used bikes will be available for sale, along with a selection of items from the University’s ReUse Program Warehouse at the inaugural ReUse-A-Palooza. The event will showcase the ReUse Program’s wide array of quality surplus items collected from around campus and made available to University departments or individuals for purchase. will offer free quick checks for every used bike purchased at the sale, as well as other services throughout the event. Several other campus and local organizations that focus on reusing resources will staff information tables, as well.

Back again this year....

Cookies for Cleaners

We have had an overwhelming response to our Cookies for Cleaners offer. Thanks to everyone who will be cleaning out files, scrubbing down the break room or dusting the bookshelves on Beautiful U Day. Volunteers will deliver your Cookies for Cleaners on Tuesday, April 17 and we'll do our best to get them to you at the time you requested.

Thanks again for being part of Beautiful U Day!

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