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Business Services eUpdate January 2019

Business Services


UMW Book Club

The UMW Book Club will discuss The Mothers by Brit Bennett on Wednesday, January 23, at 12 p.m. in the University Bookstore in Lee Hall. UMW faculty, staff, and students are invited to attend. For more information contact Margaret Mock, mmock@umw.edu.

Book Signing

On Wednesday, January 23, the University Bookstore will offer books at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day event at 7 p.m. in Chandler Ballroom of the University Center. Bernard LaFayette, Jr., the speaker and author, will sign copies of In Peace and Freedom: My Journey in Selma and The Chicago Freedom Movement. Books are available in the Bookstore in advance of the author’s speech as well as at the MLK Day event.  For more information, contact Margaret Mock, mmock@umw.edu.

Copy Center

Addressing Envelopes

Did you know that the Copy Center can print your addresses onto envelopes? We can also ensure that the addresses are in compliance with USPS requirements. With new USPS pricing going into effect, we are here to help you save money! Contact the Copy Center at x1935.


Off Campus Merchants

Faculty and staff can use their EagleOne card at many off-campus locations. See the EagleOne website for complete listing. Many local businesses offer discounts if you show your EagleOne; check with establishments to see if they offer any.

EagleOne Payroll Deduction

Employees may sign up for direct deposit automatic payroll deductions, which requires a minimum deduction of $10 per pay period. Simply fill out the online payroll deduction form, or contact the EagleOne office at x1005 for information and assistance.

Parking Management

New Parking System and Office Closure

The Parking Management office is excited to announce a new management system from NuPark, a leading parking management technology company. The new parking system will allow decal purchases and citation appeals through a customer portal that can be accessed through single sign on.

As a part of this transition, decals will be unavailable for online purchase between 5:00 p.m. on January 17, 2019 and 10:00 a.m. January 23, 2019.  If a decal is needed during this time, please email parking@umw.edu.

In addition, the Parking Management office will be closed from Tuesday, January 22, 2019 through Thursday, January 24, 2019. Please email parking@umw.edu with any questions and/or parking requests. Parking Management will respond within 24 hours  of your request.

Thank you for your patience during this upgrade.

Post Office

Welcome Back Rush

Welcome back! The Post Office is extremely busy this time of year. Please be advised that there may be extra time to process outgoing requests, so plan your shipping needs accordingly.

Postage Increase

A USPS rate increase takes effect January 27, 2019. Stamps will increase from $0.50 to $0.55 each. The UMW Post Office will have additional forever stamps on hand, so please plan accordingly and stock up before the increase. To see the full list of changes please go here.

Contract Spotlight: Hyatt Place

Hyatt Place Fredericksburg-Mary Washington is UMW’s preferred hotel partner. Hyatt Place recognizes government room rates, provides meeting spaces at a discount, and offers a UMW guest rate of $104.00. Additionally, the hotel offers the university a limited number of complimentary rooms and gift baskets. To find out if a complementary room is available for a department guest, contact Lauren McDonald for more information.

November Business Services eUpdate

Business Services Bookstore

Description of saale

League Sale: from now until November 11, receive 20% off League Brand items!

Stop Hunger

Sodexo is currently running its annual food drive. Bring a donation from now until November 13 to the University Bookstore and receive 15% off one regularly priced insignia item.

Give Thanks…

…for the biggest sale of the year! Running November 13-22 (or while supplies last), you can get discounts on select Russell Athletics apparel

  • Vintage Heather Tees: $6
  • Heather Long Sleeve Tee: $11
  • Crew Sweatshirt: $12
  • Hoodie: $13

Poetry Reading and Book Signing

On Monday, November 13, at 6 p.m., ELC will sponsor a book signing and poetry reading at the Mansion. Drop by to hear Charms Against Lightning by James Arthur and Ghost Child of the Atalanta Bloom by Rebeca Aronson. Books will be available for sale.

UMW Book Club

UMW Book Club members have decided to meet every 2 months instead of every month. The next meeting will be on January 23, 2018, where discussion will focus on My Reading Life by Pat Conroy. The Amazon description reads: “Conroy revisits a life of reading through an array of wonderful and often surprising anecdotes. It would hardly be an exaggeration to claim that reading has saved his life, and if not his life then surely his sanity.” Readers who would like to be added to the Book Club email list may send their information to mmock@umw.edu, or call Margaret Mock at x1017.

Holiday Ornament

The 2017 Holiday Ornament is now available for sale at only $18.99! This year’s ornament features the campus’s beloved campanile.

Picture of the 2017 Holiday Ornament



Pepsi Bottle Recycling

Pepsi has donated several recycling bottles to aid with sustainability efforts. If any department would like one, contact EagleOne at x1005.

Off Campus Deal

UMW Faculty and Staff who show their EagleOne cards at Babaganoush can get an $8.99 lunch buffet, Monday-Thursday. Soda is not included and cannot be combined with other discounts or offers.

Parking Management

Peanut Butter Parking

During the first month of the Fall semester, Parking Management gave the first 50 students who received a citation the chance to pay their ticket with jars of peanut butter and jelly. Parking Management collected 35 jars of each, as well as a few other items, which were donated to the Fredericksburg Regional Food Bank. Thank you to those who participated.

Image of collected peanut butter and jelly

October Business Services eUpdate

Business Services Bookstore

Textbook Adoptions

Textbook adoptions for Spring 2018 are due Oct. 29. Adoptions can be submitted through the new adoption portal, Collect. Departments with 100% on-time adoptions are eligible to win up to $2,500 in Pepsi Scholarship funds for students’ course materials.

Fall Into Savings

October is the month to stock up on UMW apparel!

October 9: Warm Weather Sale! Get 20% off warm weather gear like shorts and tanks.

October 16-18: Staff Appreciation! Faculty and staff can enjoy 20% off one regularly priced UMW gift or apparel item. Additionally, the Bookstore will be closed on Tuesday, Oct. 17, from 11 a.m. – 1:45 p.m. for the Employee Luncheon.

October 20 and 21: Homecoming Weekend. Buy a single alumni item with a 20% discount. Don’t forget to cheer on our UMW Athletes!

Students dress in new gear for cool weather


UMW Book Club

The UMW Book Club will meet on Wednesday, Oct. 18, from noon to 1 p.m., to discuss A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman. The group will meet in the University Bookstore, 306 Lee Hall. For more information on a Book Club discount or other questions about the Book Club, contact Margaret Mock at mmock@umw.edu or x1017.

Poetry Reading and Book Signing

On November 13 the Bookstore will have books for sale and signing by poets Rebecca Aronson and James Arthur at the reading sponsored by the Department of English, Linguistics, and Communication at 6 p.m., at 1201 William Street.


Off Campus Deals

Visit the EagleOne website to find more information about deals from our off-campus merchants.

Pepsi Bottle Recycling

Pepsi has provided containers for bottle recycling. Please contact the EagleOne Card Center at x1005 for details.

Pepsi Recycling Bottle

September Business Services eUpdate

Banned Book Week

Business Services


UMW Book Club

The University Book Club will meet on Wednesday, Sept. 20, from noon to 1 p.m. in the Bookstore to discuss A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman, a New York Times bestseller. Members and visitors are welcome. Contact Margaret Mock, mmock@umw.edu, if you have questions.

Do You Prefer Warm or Cozy?

Autumn is just around the corner! The Bookstore is celebrating with a one-day-only sales event of Sept. 22. Get 15% off a single UMW insignia item.

For those already longing for the warmer days of summer, mark your calendar for Oct. 9: the Bookstore will take 20% off warm weather gear, like shorts and tanks!

Banned Book Week

In recognition of Banned Books Week, the University Bookstore, the Department of English, Linguistics, and Communication, and Simpson Library are sponsoring public readings from banned books. Each year, the American Library Association’s Office for Intellectual Freedom records hundreds of attempts by individuals and groups to have books removed from library shelves and classrooms. Stop by Campus Walk in front of Lee Hall between noon and 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 27, and Thursday, Sept. 28, to hear faculty read excerpts from classics that have been banned or challenged. Copies of banned books will be available for purchase. Read your own banned book!


Off-Campus Discounts

There are a variety of discounts available from our off-campus merchant partners.

  • 10% off when you show EagleOne at Greens & Grains and Home Team Grill’s 1/2 price burger night (with purchase of a beverage)
  • Home Team Grill has Wing Night & Hit Music Bingo on Wednesdays, Trivia on Thursdays, and live music on Fridays
  • “Sip Sip Hooray” punch cards from IHOP available in the EagleOne Card Center: buy 4 specialty beverages, get the 5th free

Parking Management

Family Weekend Parking

The top level of the Alvey Parking Deck is reserved for visitor parking for Family Weekend starting Friday, Sept. 15. The GW lot is also being used over the weekend. Three spots on Double Drive are reserved for a trolley stop on Saturday and Sunday. Lastly, three spots are reserved in the large Monroe lot for speakers to use during Family Weekend starting on Friday.

Don’t Get in a Jam…Park Butter Next Time!

The Parking Management Office has given students the option of paying citation fines with jars of peanut butter and jelly, which will be donated to the Fredericksburg Regional Food Bank after payments are collected. So far, 10 jars of peanut butter and jelly have been collected. If you are interested in participating, drop off jars at the parking office in Lee Hall by Sept. 18.