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Berea College





Educational Resources

Libraries

conference rooms, group study spaces,individual carrels,open seating areas,rare manuscripts, photographs and books, archives, special collections and science library

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 363,566 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 998 current serial subscriptions.
  • 136,023 microforms.
  • 10,946 Audio/Visual items.
  • 49,880 e-books.

Museums & Art

Art building and collections, Geology Museum, Planetarium, Theatre, Carillon bells in Draper, Appalachian Center Artifacts and Exhibits Studio, Early Technology (Woodworking) Laboratory

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

  • 1,600 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 163 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 1,582 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 685 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 not permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in some classrooms
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 575 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance

Remedial

math, other

Counseling

minority student, career, personal, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, 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, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 84% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 28% of housing units are Singles.
  • 60% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 5% of housing units are Triples.
  • 6% of housing units are Apartments.
  • 1% of of housing units are some other type.
  • In total, there are 35 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 66% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 65% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is not permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Cosmopolitan Cultural Show, Campus Activities Board Talent Show, Ridgefest, Mountain Day, Labor Day, Black Cultural Center Pageant at Homecoming, Homecoming
  • Student activities: choral groups, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, pep band, student government, student newspaper, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 77 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Phi Kappa Phi, Alpha Psi Omega, Alpha Sigma Lambda, Beta Beta Beta, Delta Phi Alpha, Delta Tau Alpha, Fleur de Lis, Kappa Omicron Nu, Mortar Board, Omicron Delta Epislon, Phi Alpha Theta, Pi Mu Epsilon, Psi Chi, Sigma Delta Pi, Sigma Pi Sigma, Sigma Tau Delta, Vincit Qui Patitur, Omicron Sigma
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Campus Christian Council, Campus Ministry, Baptist Campus Ministries, Black Music Ensemble, Canterbury Club, Chi Alpha, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Habitat for Humanity, Inter-varsity Christian Fellowship, Newman Club, Nurses Christian Fellowship, People Who Care, Residence Hall Chaplains, Campus Christian Center, Buddhist Student Assoc. , Muslim Student Assoc. , Pagan Coalition, Spiritual Seekers, Union Church Fellowship
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Black Cultural Center, International Center, Cosmopolitan Club, Black Music Ensemble, Black Student Union, African Student Association, Hispanic Student Assoc. , Students for Free Tibet, Asian Student Union, Hispanic Student Assoc.
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Ag Union, American Chemical Society, Assoc of Student Nurses, Bahai Club, Berea Cheerleaders, Delta Tau Alpha, Biology Club, CAB, Child & Family Studies Club, Chimes, Country Dancers, Dance Club, Debate & Speech Team, German Club, Habitat for Humanity, HEAL, History & Political Science Club, Ind. Tech. Club, Insight, Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship, Intramurals, Modern Dance Troupe, Mortar Board, Newman Club, Non-Traditional Students, Orientation Team, PEM, Pep Squad, Physics Club, Pinnacle, Saddle Club, SFA, SGA, SARC, Upward Bound, Alpha Psi Omega, People Who Care, Psi Chi/Psyc. Club, Pre Med/Dental Club, Tri Beta Honor Society, Danish Gymnastics, Concert Choir, Band, Womens' Chorus, Math & Computer Science Club, Swing Club, Women Uniting for Peace, Delta Tau Epsilon. Hispanic Outreach Project, African Student Association
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) Pinnacle (bi-weekly), BCnow web publication (daily)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Lexington (45), Louisville (106)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Louisville (106)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Berea (1)
  • Public transportation does not serve the campus.
  • Not all students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 20% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 100% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 1,713
  • 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 (Eastern KY Univ)
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Not offered
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, smoking prohibited






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