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Benedictine College





Educational Resources

Libraries

The library is a partial depository of U.S. Government Documents.

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 369,624 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 515 current serial subscriptions.
  • 37,489 microforms.
  • 919 Audio/Visual items.
  • 0 e-books.

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

  • 83 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are not 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 all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service

Remedial

reading, study skills

Counseling

career, personal, psychological, religious

Career

co-op education, 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, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 72% of students live in school housing.
  • The school does not provide assistance for off-campus housing.

Types of housing available

  • 5% of housing units are Singles.
  • 54% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 36% of housing units are Triples.
  • 5% of housing units are Apartments.
  • In total, there are 6 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 33% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 60% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Discovery Day; Spring Fest; Homecoming
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, student government, student newspaper, symphony orchestra, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 45 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Kappa Mu Epsilon, Alpha Kappa Delta, Alpha Mu Gamma
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Campus Ministry; Fellowship of Catholic University Students (FOCUS); Knights of Columbus; Raven Worship, Ravens Respect Life, Benedictine College C&L
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Black Student Union, Hispanic American Leadership Organization, International Club, The Spanish Club
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) The Student Government Association (S. G. A. ); Campus Activities Board (C. A. B. ); Raven Orientation Camp (R. O. C. ); Student Ambassadors; Hunger Coalition ; Students in Free Enterprise; Knights of Columbus; Education Club; Intramurals; Amnesty International; Newspaper and Yearbook; Ravens Respect Life; International Club; Chemistry Club; Spanish Club; Alpha Mu Gamma; KME; Benedictine College Republicans; Physics and Astronomy Club; Biology Club; Rugby Club; Philosophy Club; Young Democrats; Student Athletic Trainers Club; Karate Club of BC; Benedictine Fishing Club; Benedictine Gun Club; Columbus Society of Benedictine College; Hispanic American Leadership Organization; Kappa Mu Beta Chapter of the American Criminal Justice Association; Pax Christi B. C. ; Ravens Assisting Community; Computer Science Club; Legal Society; Political Science Society; Society of St. Gregory the Great; The Servants of St. Benedict; Mabee Players (Theatre Club); Discipluli Discipulae Sancti Jeronimi; Rock for Life; BC Canoe Club; English Club; French Club; Ravens for Reading Book Club; Society of Physics Students; Sports Medicine Club; BC Economics Society; Wrestling Club; Environmental Club; Benedictine Power lifting Club; Film Club; Military Science Club; BC European Automobile Club; Benedictine Culinary Society; Psychology Club; Board Gamers Club
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Circuit (bi-weekly); Loomings (annual magazine of the arts)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Kansas City, MO (40), Kansas City, MO (40)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Kansas City, MO (50)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): St. Joseph, MO (25)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 50% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 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: Offered on campus
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Not offered
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance mandatory






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