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Alaska Pacific University





Educational Resources

Libraries

A consortium library is shared by APU and University of Alaska Anchorage. The recently renovated and enlarged library building is located on the UAA campus, immediately adjacent to the APU campus and is a short walking distance from all the APU building. In addition, APU students, faculty, and staff have web access to a 197 databases maintained by the library linking to more than 20,000electronic journals, newspapers, and ebooks. A small "ready reference" collection is housed in the APU Academic Support Center.

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 788,000 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 3,434 current serial subscriptions.
  • 591,624 microforms.

Museums & Art

Two GIS computer labs Two "smart" rooms with smart board and wireless mouse

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 50 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library
  • 22 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 20 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 40 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 4 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is not available.

Services

Basic

health insurance

Remedial

reading, math, writing

Counseling

minority student, career, personal, academic, psychological, religious

Career

on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network

Campus Safety

late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 22% of students live in school housing.
  • The school does not provide assistance for off-campus housing.

Types of housing available

  • In total, there are 4 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 50% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.

Extracurricular

  • 98% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is not permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: University Convocations - Fall and Spring Semesters; Honors Assembly, Spring Semester; Annual Alumni/Degree Candidate BBQ - May graduation, Earth Day Celebration, Senior Project Presentations - end of each semester
  • Student activities: drama/theater, literary magazine, music ensembles, student government, student newspaper, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 15 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: International Honor Society for Business, Management and Administration; Kappa Delta Pi for Education Students
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Campus Ministry
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Student Association of Native Americans, Colors, International Student Organization
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Art Club, Associated Students of Alaska Pacific University (ASAPU), Business Club, Environmental Club, Nordic Ski Club, Outdoor Club, Photography Clus, Psychology Club, RACE Club (wilderness races and adventure activities), Residence Hall Association, SIFE Club, Service Club, and Soccer Club
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The APU Journal (monthly)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Anchorage, Ak (6)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 23% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 1,690
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.
  • There are 0 fraternities
  • 0 fraternity houses
  • 0% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 0 sororities
  • 0 sorority houses
  • 0% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Not offered
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Not offered
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance mandatory, honor code, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited, other






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