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Carlow University





Educational Resources

Libraries

Special Collections in Black Studies, Career Resources, Peace Studies and Reference

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 127,367 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 362 current serial subscriptions.
  • 11,674 microforms.
  • 4,830 Audio/Visual items.
  • 4 e-books.

Museums & Art

Interfaith Center, Historically significant structure housing artifacts of several religious traditions; AJ Palumbo Center, science and technology building; MFA seminar and writing center

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

  • 162 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library
  • 20 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 50 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 0 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 90 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 some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 5,000 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, other

Remedial

reading, math, writing, study skills

Counseling

minority student, career, personal, academic, 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, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 21% of students live in school housing.
  • The school does not provide assistance for off-campus housing.

Types of housing available

  • 3% of housing units are Singles.
  • 97% of housing units are Doubles.
  • In total, there are 2 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

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

Extracurricular

  • 55% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is not permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Spring Carnival, Fall Fun Fest, Wellness Fair, Spa Day, Talent Show, International Student Fashion Show, International Students Fair, Community Service Day, Body, Mind and Spirit Art & Poetry, 911 Commemoration; Alternative Spring Break
  • Student activities: choral groups, drama/theater, literary magazine, student government, student newspaper, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 30 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Beta Beta Beta, Kappa Delta Epsilon
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Campus Ministry
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) International Student Association; United Black Students Association
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Alpha Phi Omega, American Chemical Society, Student-Athlete Association, Blessed Gospel Choir, Business Leaders of Carlow, Association for Women in Communications, Commuter Student Association, Intrigue Drill Team, Resident Students Organization, Sociology Club, Social Work Club, Theatre Group, Student Activities Committee, Student Government Association, Psychology Association, Honors Committee, Environmental Clean-Up Organization, Student Ambassadors, Flag Football, Empowerment Organization for Women, Mercy Neighborhood Ministry, Alternative Spring Break, Yearbook
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) School Paper (monthly), The Critical Point Literary Magazine (annually)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Pittsburgh, PA (20), Belle Vernon, PA (23)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Pittsburgh, PA (3)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Pittsburgh, PA (3)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • Not all students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 3% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 4% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 1,000
  • 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 at cooperating institution (University of Pittsburgh)
  • Navy ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (Carnegie Mellon University)
  • Airforce ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (University of Pittsburgh)
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, other






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