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Brevard College





Educational Resources

Libraries

Immediate access to over 350,000 titles and over 3,000 periodicals through the Mountain College Library network; internet-accesible databases containing indexes, abstracts, and thousands of full-text resources include ABIInform, Academic Search Premier, America History & Life, Britannica Online, Expanded Academic ASAP, Grove Dictionary of Art/Music Online, Historical Abstracts, Interdisciplinary Research Library, International Index to Music Periodicals, JSTOR, Lexis/Nexis, Literature Online, Biography and Literature Resource Center, the New York Times, PsycINFO, and the Wall Street Journal; resources of NCLIVE provide access to a vast range of unique informational and educational resources; other affiliations include the American Library Association, Appalachian College Association, North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities, and the Southeastern Library Network. Additional links to other libraries, journals and newspapers online, regional/state/government information, and other electronic resources are available through the library's web page; the library houses a rare book collection, specific databases for each academic major, and a curriculum materials center to support the education curricula of Brevard College with materials for the classroom practitioner/teacher.

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 57,996 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 20,455 current serial subscriptions.
  • 3,357 microforms.
  • 7,467 Audio/Visual items.
  • 51,768 e-books.

Museums & Art

Center for Adventure of the American Mind, Appalchian Center for Environmental Solutions, Center for Transformational Leadership, Porter Center for Performing Arts, Pisgah Forest Institute, Policy Center of the First Year of College, Charles Wesley Morgan Fitness Center, Academic Enrichment Center, Coltrane Commons

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 78 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 0 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 0 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 15 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 0 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.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, health service, health insurance

Remedial

reading, math, writing, study skills

Counseling

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

Career

on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 71% of students live in school housing.
  • The school does not provide assistance for off-campus housing.

Types of housing available

  • 2% of housing units are Singles.
  • 97% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 0% of housing units are Triples.
  • 1% of housing units are Apartments.
  • 0% of of housing units are some other type.
  • In total, there are 5 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 60% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 50% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Wilderness and outdoor activities; intramural activities; varsity sports; events; drama; musical productions; concerts; volunteer service
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, pep band, student government, student newspaper, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 21 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Alpha Chi, Beta Beta Beta Biological Honor Society, Omicron Delta Kappa Society
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Campus Crusade for Christ
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Circle K, Chemistry Club, Business Club, Commuter Student Association; Student Government Association, Debate Society, Outing Club, Pastimes History Club, Dimensions, Environmental Educators, Photography Club, Fencing Club, Garden Club, Psychology Club, BC Recycles; Brevard Percussion Society, Student Ambassadors, Young Politicians of America, Jazz Combo, Jazz Ensemble, Guitar Ensemble, Vocal/Theatrical Repertory & Production Ensemble, Concert Choir, Symphonic Winds; Brass Choir, Brass Ensemble, String Ensemble, Woodwind Ensemble, Percussion Ensemble, Orchestra, student newspaper, campus yearbook, campus literary magazine, theatre productions, spritual retreats, musical performances & concerts, community service projects
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Clarion (monthly)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Asheville, North Carolina (20), Greenville, South Carolina (45)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Greenville, South Carolina (45)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Hendersonville, North Carolina (24)
  • Public transportation does not serve the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 70% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is not 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: Not offered
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Not offered
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance mandatory, class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited






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