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Brigham Young University-Provo





Educational Resources

Libraries

J. Reuben Clark Law Library, HBLL Special Collections

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 2,511,155 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 26,722 current serial subscriptions.
  • 3,391,764 microforms.
  • 168,701 Audio/Visual items.
  • 69,972 e-books.

Museums & Art

Monte L. Bean Life Science Museum, Earth Science Museum, Museum of Art, Museum of Peoples and Cultures, Eyring Science Center, Performing Arts stages, deJong Concert Hall, BYU Sarah B. Summerhayes Planetarium, Student Athlete Building and Indoor Practice Facility, Horticulture Greenhouses, film studio, language research center, and on-campus nursery school.

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

  • 2,000 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 300 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 150 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 50 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 700 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.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in all the libraries, in some classrooms
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 4,100 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, health service, health insurance, other

Remedial

reading, math, writing, study skills, other

Counseling

minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, 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, 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.
  • 20% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • In total, there are 90 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

  • Alcohol is not permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Homecoming Spectacular, Heritage Week (Fiesta, Pow Wow, Living Legends), Black History Month, Fall Fling, Spring Fling, Preference, Homecoming, musical plays, BYU Men's Chorus, Dance Sport, and Guitars Unplugged.
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, television station
  • In total, there are about 390 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Alpha Kappa Psi, Phi Alpha Theta, Psi Chi, Sigma Iota Roh, Physics Honor Society, Eta Kappa Nu, Alpha Kappa Delta, Phi Kappa Phi, Beta Alpha Phi, Blue Key Honor Society, Eta Sigma Gamma, Eta Sigma Phi, Kappa Omicron Nu, Phi Eta Sigma, Phi Delta Phi, Phi Sigma Alpha, Gamma Theta Upsilon, HKN Eta Kappa Nu, Mu Sigma Rho, Phi Alpha Delta, Phi Alpha Theta, Phi Alpha Lambda, Pi Delta Phi, Pi Sigma Alpha, Psi Chi, Sigma Delta Pi, Sigma Iota Rho, Sigma Tau Delta, Sigma Theta Tau, Tap Tau Alpha Pi, TBP Tau Beta Pi, Alpha Kappa Psi, Beta Alpha Psi, and Eta Sigma Gamma
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Albanian Club, Ancient Studies Club, Arabic Club, Armenian Student Assoc. , Asian American Association, Black Student Union, Brazilian Capoeira, 2TALL, Chinese Student and Scholar Association, Finnish Club, French Club, Friends of Samoa, German Society, Hong Kong Student Association, International Folk Dancers, International Services, Italian Club, International Business Assoc. , Japan Club, Japanese Legal Studies Society, Korean Hakdang, Korean Student Association, Living Legends, Mexican Student Assoc. , Minority Law Studies, Multicultural Student Services, Native American Law Students Association, One Voice, Peruvian Club, Polynesian Club, Quill and the Sword, Romanian Club, Russian Society, Singapore Assoc. , Society of Hispanic Engineers, South Asian Student's Club, Students for International Development, Taiwanese Student Association, Thai American Interculturals Society, Tribe of Many Feathers, Turkish Club, Vietnamese Student Association
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Association of Collegiate Entrepreneurs, American College of Health Care Club, American Production and Inventory Control Society, Global Management Student Association, Investment Banking Club, International Graduate Students Association, Institute of Management Accountants, Management Consulting Club, Masters of Public Administration Association, 2tall club, A Cappella Club, Academic Internships, Actuary Club, Advertising Club, Associated General Contractors of America, Aggie Law Society, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, American Institute of Chemical Engineers, Alpha Kapa Delta, Alpha Kappa Psi, Alternative Dispute Resolution Society, Amateur Radio Club, American College of Healthcare Executives, American Red Cross of Brigham Young University, American Sign Language Club, American Society for Quality, American Society for Training and Development, American Studies Student Association, Amnesty International USA, Ancient Studies Club, Anthropology Club, American Institute of Architecture Students, Archaeology Socio-cultural Union, Art History Association, American Society of Civil Engineers, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Association for Computer Machinery, Association for Computer Machines, Association for Systems Management, Association of Physics Students, Astronomy Club, Bachelor Social Work Student Association, Ballet Club, Ballet Showcase Company, Ballroom Dance Company, Barbecue Club, Beta Alpha Psi, Bio/Ag College Council, Blue Key, Botany Club, Bradly Organization, Brand X Comedy Club, Break Dance club, BYU Athletics, BYU Investment Banking Club, BYUHEA (Home Economics Association), Campus Life Web Consulting, Cancer Awareness Group, Center for Service and Learning, Certified Family Life Educator, Chamber Orchestra, Chess Club, Christian Fellowship, Club of Health Occupations, Club Style, Construction Management Student Association, College Democrats, College Republicans, Communications College Council, Concert Choir, Corporations and Securities Society, Cougar Marching Band, Cougarettes, Country Dance Club, Current Events Student Association, Dance Ensemble, Dancer's Company, Developmental Alliance, Disc Sports, Earthquake Engineer Research, Economics Club, Ecoresponse/Conservation, Education College Council, English Society, Environmental Science Club, Eta Sigma Gamma, Eta Sigma Phi, Engineering and Technology College Council, Events Management Team, Family, Home and Social Sciences College Council, Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies, Fencing Club, Finance Society, Financial Services/Insurance Club, Fly-Fishing, Food Science, Foreign Service Student Association, Freshman Academy, Gamma Theta Upsilon, Geography Club, Geology Club, Global Outreach, Global Trade Association, Golf Club, Government and Politics Legal Society, Graduate Students Association, Health and Human Performance College Council, Health Care Law Association, Hong Kong Student Association, Horticulture Club, Humanities College Council, Humanities Student Organization, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Int. Society of Family Law, Intercollegiate Knights, International & Comparative Law Society, International Business Association (BYU has one of the best business schools in the U.S.), International Folk Dance Ensemble, International Services, ITE Institute of Transportation Engineers, Kappa Omicron Nu, Laugh Out Loud, Law Partners, Leadership Education, Leadership library, Leading Edge, Life the Universe and Everything, Linguistics Graduate Student Association, Mission Prep Club, Outdoors Club, Ping Pong Club, Pre-med Club, Shotokan Karate, Storytelling Club, Y-Rocks-Climbing Club, etc. Please view remaining clubs and organizations online at http: //studentconnection. byu. edu
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Daily Universe / daily

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Salt Lake City (50), Provo (6)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Provo (5)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Provo (5)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 31% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 39% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 4,800
  • 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: Offered on campus
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, dress/hair code, honor code, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited






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