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Carthage College





Educational Resources

Libraries

Center for Children's Literature; Staubitz Archive

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 125,488 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 425 current serial subscriptions.
  • 7,149 microforms.
  • 3,487 Audio/Visual items.

Museums & Art

H.F. Johnson Gallery of Art, planetarium, undergraduate science research lab, graphic design lab, greenhouse, computer/math research lab, physics research lab, ScienceWorks lab, A.W. Clausen Center Boardroom

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

  • 115 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center

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.
  • 96% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service

Remedial

math, writing, study skills

Counseling

career, personal, academic, psychological, religious

Career

on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training

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.
  • 70% of students live in school housing.
  • The school does not provide assistance for off-campus housing.

Types of housing available

  • 1% of housing units are Singles.
  • 90% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 7% of housing units are Triples.
  • 2% of housing units are Apartments.
  • 0% of of housing units are some other type.
  • In total, there are 8 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 100% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 96% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 75% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is not permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Christmas Festival, Music Concerts, Merely Players (improv troupe), WOW Events(ie. - Dave Matthews, John Mayar, Bob Dylan, O. A. R. , etc. ), Greek Week
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 90 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Alpha Chi, Alpha Lambda Delta, Alpha Mu Gamma, Alpha Psi Omega, Beta Beta Beta, Business Honor Society, Gamma Theta Upsilon, Honors Council, Omicron Delta Epsilon, Omicron Delta Kappa, Phi Alpha Theta, Pi Mu Epsilon, Pi Sigma Epsilon, Psi Chi, Sigma Tau Delta, Sigma Chi, Theta Chi Delta
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Catholic Campus Ministries, Catholic Fellowship Group, Christian Ministry Council, CUMBYA Ministries, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship, Carthage Assisting Ministers Program, Lutheran Student Ministries
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Black Student Union, United Women of Color, International Friendship Society, Latinos Unidos
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Ally, Alpha Psi Omega, Carthage Accounting Association, Carthage Activities Board, Carthage Choir, Carthage College Commuter Association, Carthage College Republicans, Carthage Dance Team, Carthage Pep Band, Carthage United to Rescue the Earth (CURE), Centrique, The Carthage String Orchestra, Circle K International, The Driftwood, Gospel Messengers, Habitat for Humanity, South Hall Council, Johnson Hall Council, Denhart Hall Council, Tarble Hall Council, Independent National Greek Council, Interfraternity Council, International Friendship Society, Lambda Kappa, The Jazz Band, Lincoln Chamber Singers, Merely Players, Model United Nations, Pals and Partners, Panhellenic Council, Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity International, Phi Epsilon Kappa, Phi Lambda Mu, Pi Delta Chi, Pi Sigma Epsilon, Residence Life Council, Social Work Club, Society of Physics Students, Student Government, Executive Board, Student Senate, Budget and Finance Committee, Public Relations Committee, Student Affairs Committee, Student Organizations Committee, 10% Society, WAVE Radio Station, Carthage Wind Orchestra, Wisconsin Education Association, WOH's programming Board, Chapel Choir, Young Carthage Democrats, Fraternities, Sororities, Alpha Chi Omega, Beta Phi Epsilon, Chi Omega, Delta Omega Nu, Delta Upsilon, Kappa Phi Eta, Phi Kappa Sigma, Pi Theta, Sigma Alpha Chi, Sigma Omega Sigma, Tau Delta Psi, Tau Kappa Epsilon, Tau Sigma Chi, Photography Club, Mock Trial, Debate Team, VOX, Students in Free Enterprise
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Current (weekly)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Chicago's O' Hare International (55), Milwaukee's Mitchell Field (36)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Kenosha Chicago Metra service,/Amtrak(Sturtevant) (2)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Wisconsin Coach in front of campus (0)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 55% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 52% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 1,200
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 8 fraternities
  • 0 fraternity houses
  • 22% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 6 sororities
  • 0 sorority houses
  • 25% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (Marquette University)
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (Marquette University)
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited






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