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Beloit College





Educational Resources

Libraries

Digital/analog video and sound editing equipment, software; classroom technology support and equipment; College Archives, special collections including Martin Luther King Jr. Peace Collection, Beloit Poetry Journal Collection, Kull Collection on Woodrow Wilson, Rheingold Collection on F.D. Roosevelt, and Wisconsin Federation of Women's Clubs Collection of Wisconsin authors; U.S. government documentary depository collection; data jacks available for laptop computer users' connection to the campus network; equipment/software for users with disabilities.

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 710,023 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 1,732 current serial subscriptions.
  • 140,965 microforms.
  • 7,315 Audio/Visual items.
  • 36,117 e-books.

Museums & Art

Wright Museum of Art, Logan Museum of Anthropology, Center for Language Study, Student Run Market Research Company (BELMARK), Alfred S. Thompson Observatory, Public Accesss Television Studio, WBCR Radio Station, Center for Entreprenuership and Liberal Education at Beloit, Gallery ABBA (Art of Business and the Business of Art)

Computing

Requirements

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

Campus Resources

  • 250 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 62 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 60 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 45 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 2,025 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.
  • 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, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 600 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, women's center, day care, health service

Remedial

study skills

Counseling

minority student, career, personal, academic, psychological, birth control

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

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 93% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 43% of housing units are Singles.
  • 48% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 3% of housing units are Triples.
  • 6% of housing units are Apartments.
  • In total, there are 38 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 8% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 98% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Folk and Blues (2-day festival), Multi-Cultural Fair, Pride Month, Women's Week, Model UN, Mock Trial, Live Aloha Hawaiian Cultural Festival, Kublacan Gaming Festival, International Symposium Day, Symposium Day
  • Student activities: choral groups, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, television station
  • In total, there are about 60 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Phi Beta Kappa, Eta Sigma Phi, Phi Sigma Iota, Psi Chi, Mortar Board
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Am Yisrael, Interfaith Council, Christian Fellowship
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) African Dance and Drum, Black Students United, Native American Education Society, Voces Latinas, Arabic Club, Chinese Club, Japan Club, Spanish Club, Russian Club, International Club, German Club, French Club
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) AIDS Task Force, Alliance, Amnesty International, Anthropology Club, Badminton CLub, Ballroom Dance, Beloit College Democrats, Beloit Peace and Justice, Beloit Science Fiction/Fantasy Association, Ceramics Club, Cigar Aficionado, College Bowl, Fencing, French Club, Improv, Geology Club, German Club, Habitat for Humanity, International Club, Japan Club, Juggling Club, Lawn Sports Club, Martial Arts Club, Nontraditional Students, Outdoor Environmental Club, Photography Club, Rowing Club, Russian Club, SCUBA, Sequential Artists Association, Ski/Snowboarding Club, Society for Creative Anachronisms, Spanish Club, Take Back the Night, Triathalon, Video/Audio Club, WBCR, Womyn's Center, Yoga Club, Alpha Sigma Tau, Phi Kappa Psi, Sigma Chi, Theta Pi Gamma, Tau Kappa Epsilon, Kappa Gamma Lambda, Art Club, Badminton Club, Bellydance Club, Biology Club, Beloit Fair Labor Action Network, Bike, Bookmaking Club, Breakdance and Dance Revolution Club, Entreprenuerial Club, Model UN
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Roundtable (weekly)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Chicago (70), Milwaukee (70)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Chicago (70)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Beloit (1)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 25% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 69% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 1,500
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 3 fraternities
  • 3 fraternity houses
  • 15% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 3 sororities
  • 2 sorority houses
  • 5% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

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

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






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