Tag: Commuter

Winter weather cancellations: who, how, why?

By: Mira Costello Co-editor    On a commuter campus, extreme temperatures and snow like we saw in the winter storm Feb. 2 and 3 can pose a real threat to student learning and safety. Even students living on campus might not be thrilled about walking across an icy bridge in subzero temperatures. So, what goes into

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Tips for traveling to campus

By: DASCHANE BISHOP Staff Writer For many IU South Bend students, part of their daily routine in getting to school includes commuting to school. According to iusb.edu/fast-facts, 53% of IU South Bend students live in St. Joseph County, with 22% in Elkhart county, 18% in other Indiana counties, 2% in Michigan and 5% in other

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Who’s really benefitting from banded-tuition?

By: COURTNEY SNIADECKI Web Editor The real cost of banded tuition Recently, IU campuses have implemented a banded-tuition policy. The policy was adopted for the fall semester of 2016. Essentially, a student who enrolls in 12 credit-hours will pay the same tuition as a student who enrolls in 18 credit-hours. In a statement released Nov.

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Main campuses vs. commuter campuses: Is there really a difference?

By: HANNAH DEMCHAK Staff Writer When college application time rolls around, many students find themselves in a bind trying to decide which university will be a perfect fit. There are more than a hundred different options for colleges in Indiana ranging from community colleges and trade schools all the way to private universities and “main”

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