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Assumption College





Educational Resources

Libraries

French Institute Collection; Ernest Fortin Collection; Mallet Collection

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 200,316 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 1,902 current serial subscriptions.
  • 20,285 microforms.
  • 2,577 Audio/Visual items.
  • 8,000 e-books.

Museums & Art

French Institute; Beck Institute for Cognitive Studies; Social and Rehabilitation Studies Institute

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

  • 225 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 25 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 200 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 210 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 225 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 available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 1,800 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance

Counseling

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

Career

on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, 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.
  • 89% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 4% of housing units are Singles.
  • 25% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 31% of housing units are Triples.
  • 36% of housing units are Apartments.
  • 4% of of housing units are some other type.
  • In total, there are 18 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 100% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 80% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Siblings Weekend, Family Weekend, Welcome Week, Midnight Madness Basketball kickoff, Campus Concert
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, drama/theater, literary magazine, musical theater, pep band, student government, student newspaper, student film society, television station, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 50 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Delta Epsilon Sigma; Eta Sigma Phi; Kappa Mu Epsilon; Omicron Delta Epsilon; Omicron Delta Kappa; Phi Alpha Theta; Pi Delta Phi; Phi Sigma Tau; Psi Chi; Sigma Delta Pi; Sigma Tau Delta
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Campus Ministry, Liturgical Ministry, retreat groups, mission programs, study groups
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) ALANA Network, International Connection
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual Issues Club, Active Minds (mental health issues club), American Production and Inventory Control Society (A. P. I. C. S. ), Art Club, Campus Activities Board, Capoeira Club, Cheerleading, Chess Club, Class officers, Classics Club, College Democrats, College Republicans, Commuter Student Council, Dance Team, Drama Club, English Club, Environmental Club, Entreprenuer Club, Equestrian Club, French Club, Gerontology Club, Graphic Design Club, Improv Comedy Club, Italian Club, Knights of Columbus, Math and Computer Science Club, National and Foreign Affairs Club, On-line literary review, Outdoors Club, Paintball Club, Peer Tutoring, Philosophy Club, Political Science Club, Psychology Club, Senior Retreat, Social Rehabilitation Club, Sociology and Anthropology Club, Spanish Club, St. Luke's Society, Step Team, Students Advocating Change, Student Research Club, Student Volunteer Center, Students Promoting and Advocating Responsible Choice (SPARC), Ultimate Frisbee Club, Volunteer Center, Weekend recreational sports programs
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) Le Provocateur (weekly)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Boston (40), Providence, Rhode Island (40)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Worcester (5)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Worcester (5)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • Not all students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 65% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 17% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 1,038
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.
  • There are 0 fraternities
  • 0 fraternity houses
  • There are 0 sororities
  • 0 sorority houses

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (Worcester Polytechnic Institute)
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (Worcester Polytechnic Institute)
  • Additional Policies

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