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Cedar Crest College





Educational Resources

Libraries

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 140,423 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 1,126 current serial subscriptions.
  • 16,001 microforms.
  • 17,320 Audio/Visual items.
  • 1,443 e-books.

Museums & Art

Alumnae Museum, Art galleries, Rodale Aquatic Center, arboretum, sculpture garden, forensic science and genetic engineering labs, nursing labs, nutrition labs, fitness center, WM Keck Bioinformatics Center, fluorescent microscope, confocal microscope.

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

  • 258 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 0 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 33 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 9 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 2 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 some classrooms, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 60 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring

Remedial

reading, math, writing, study skills

Counseling

career, personal, academic, psychological

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, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 62% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 8% of housing units are Singles.
  • 88% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 4% of housing units are Triples.

Room Accessories

  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 80% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Forensic Science Symposium, Women In Business Lecture Series, Women in Science Lecture Series, Student-Faculty Frolic,
  • Student activities: choral groups, dance, drama/theater, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, television station, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 50 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Alpha Mu Gamma, foreign language. Alpha Psi Omega, drama. Alpha Sigma Lambda, lifelong learning. BetaBetaBeta, biology. Kappa Mu Epsilon, math. PhiAlpha, Social Work. PhiAlphaTheta, history. PsiChi, psych. SigmaBeta Delta, business. Sigma Tau Delta, English. Sigma Theta Tau, nursing. Theta Alpha Kappa, philosophy. Kappa Delta Pi - education.
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Hillel, Islamic Awareness, Cedar Crest Christian Fellowship
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Sisters, Inc. , International Student Organization
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Arts Society, Great Outdoors Women, Athletes Club, Accounting/business ASSC, Investment Club, Campus Radio and Programming, Best Buddies, Campus Girl Scouts, Alpha Phi Omega ( community service), Amnesty Int'l, Out There, Student PA Student Assc, Spanish Club, Preterite literary club, AAUW, Political Society, Conservation Biology Club, Biology Club, Genetic Engineering Club, PreMed Society, Student Dietician Assc, Student Nursing Assc, Social Work Club, Buskin Society - theater, Student Govt Assc, Honor and Judicial Board, Dance company, stage crew, Cedar Crest Singers, Forensic Science Club
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) Crestiad (monthly)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Allentown, PA (10), Philadelphia (65)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Philadelphia, PA (65)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Allentown, PA (2)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 60% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 1,500
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.
  • There are 0 fraternities
  • 0 fraternity houses
  • There are 0 sororities
  • 0 sorority houses

ROTC

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

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