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Bryant University





Educational Resources

Libraries

1,152 wired Internet connections; 1,536 wireless Internet connections; scanning station; self-checkout system; Financial Markets Center; media intensive classroom; 13 study rooms; library classroom with comprehensive audio-visual technologies, Internet cafe. Note: access to 20,518 e-journals.

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 139,853 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 200 current serial subscriptions.
  • 14,500 microforms.
  • 1,148 Audio/Visual items.
  • 8,105 e-books.

Museums & Art

Bryant's beautiful 420-acre campus is anchored by the Unistructure, which houses faculty and administrative offices, classrooms, the Janikies Theatre, and dining facilities. The Bryant Center houses the bookstore, meeting places, a dining hall, and a food court. There are also copying services and a hair salon. The Koffler Building offers 65 Internet-ready computers, high-speed printers, and scanners. Koffler also houses the Communications Complex where you will find Bryant's student-run radio station WJMF and a state-of-the-art television studio with digital editing technology and the best production facilities available. The George E. Bello Center for Information and Technology is the hub of technological activity on campus with thousands of wired and wireless data ports. Banks of high-speed computers provide access to numerous reference databases, including Bryant's own International Trade Data Network. The C. V. Starr Financial Markets Center receives real-time news, information, and data, which is transferred by live feeds through Reuters 3000, a financial trading system used by some of the largest financial organizations in the world. The Bello Center also houses The Douglas and Judith Krupp Library; high-technology classrooms; the Stepan Grand Hall; team study rooms; and the Bulldog Bytes Cafe. The Douglas and Judith Krupp Library contains more than 150,000 items in a variety of formats, from publications to audiovisuals and subscriptions to more than 20,000 journals and newspapers in traditional hard copy or electronic format, making it one of the most comprehensive business library collections in the region. Students can balance their academic pursuits with their health and well-being at the Elizabeth and Malcolm Chace Wellness and Athletic Center. This impressive facility features a fully equipped fitness center that rivals the best private health clubs. In addition to a six-lane swimming pool, there is an array of circuit training equipment and free weights; and a group exercise room for aerobics, karate, yoga, spinning, and other activities. The university has impressive athletic fields, a 4,000-seat stadium, and the multi-purpose athletic center ("the MAC") for a variety of Division II sports including football, baseball, soccer, lacrosse, and basketball.

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are required to take a computer course.
  • Students are required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 570 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 942 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 734 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 236 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 6,564 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 all the libraries, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing, in all school buildings and on all school property
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 12,500 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

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

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, 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.
  • 79% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 15% of housing units are Singles.
  • 85% of housing units are Doubles.
  • In total, there are 29 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 76% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 75% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Spring Weekend, Parents' and Family Weekend, Homecoming Weekend, Festival of Lights, Greek Week, I2I, Bryant @ Night, Extravaganza
  • Student activities: choral groups, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, television station, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 60 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Beta Gamma Sigma - business honor society; Omicron Delta Epsilon - Economics honor society; Lambda Pi Eta - Communication honor society; International Fraternity of Delta Sigma Pi
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Hillel, Bryant Christian Fellowship
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) International Student Organization, Multicultural Student Union
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Arts Association, WJMF Radio Station, cheerleading, Bryant Singers, Student Programming Board, Bryant Pride, Amnesty International, Bryant Outdoor Activities Club, Commuter Connection, student senate, academic and special interest organizations
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Archway (weekly)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Warwick (22), Boston (40)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Providence (12)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Providence (12)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 88% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 7% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 1,385
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 5 fraternities
  • 0 fraternity houses
  • 6% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 3 sororities
  • 0 sorority houses
  • 4% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Not offered
  • Additional Policies

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






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