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Belmont Abbey College





Educational Resources

Libraries

The Abbot Vincent Taylor Library has a well-known rare books collection comprising over 7,000 manuscripts, incunabula, and books dating from 1474 to 1900.

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 117,340 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 366 current serial subscriptions.
  • 136,386 microforms.
  • 2,529 Audio/Visual items.
  • 24,882 e-books.

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.

Campus Resources

  • 63 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library
  • 6 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 11 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 63 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 423 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.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring

Counseling

career, academic, psychological, religious

Career

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

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 55% of students live in school housing.
  • The school does not provide assistance for off-campus housing.

Types of housing available

  • 24% of housing units are Singles.
  • 46% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 0% of housing units are Triples.
  • 30% of housing units are Apartments.
  • 0% of of housing units are some other type.
  • In total, there are 7 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 0% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 70% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Spring Fest, Homecoming, Family Weekend, Faculty/Staff vs. Students Basketball, Greek Games
  • Student activities: choral groups, drama/theater, literary magazine, musical theater, student government, student newspaper
  • In total, there are about 29 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Beta Beta Beta (Nat'l BiologicalHonary Society); Delta Epsilon Sigma (Nat'l Scholastic Honor Society); Honorary Accounting Society; Kappa Pi (Int'l Honor Society in Education); Phi Sigma Tau (Nat'l H. S. in Education);
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Brothers in Christ Sons of Mary Household; Crusaders for Life; Faithful Daughters Household; Campus Ministry; Hintemeyer Program for Catholic Leadership Development; One Body In Christ Co-Educational Household;
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) International Student Organization; Association of Latino Professionals in Finance & Accounting;
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Abbey Players; Abbey Cheerleaders; Assoc. for Information Technology Professionals Student Chapter; Chess Team; College Chorus; College Union Board; Outdoor Club; Rotaract Club; Social Justice Committee; Belmont Abbey Literary Club; Commuter Council; Greek Council; Greek Organizations - 6 Fraternities & Sororities; Green Team; International Student Organization; Intramural Sports; Orientation Leaders; Resident Advisors; Senior Class Council; Student Ambassadors; Student Government Assoc.
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Crusader (monthly)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Charlotte, NC (8)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Charlotte, NC (18)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Gastonia, NC (12)
  • Public transportation does not serve the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 75% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 25% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 2,500
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 2 fraternities
  • 0 fraternity houses
  • 20% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 4 sororities
  • 0 sorority houses
  • 20% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (University of North Carolina--Charlotte)
  • Navy ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (University of North Carolina--Charlotte)
  • Airforce ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (University of North Carolina--Charlotte)
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance mandatory, class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited






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