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Dartmouth College

Educational Resources

Libraries

Nine campus libraries include Dana (biomedical), Feldberg (business and engineering), Kresge (physical sciences), Matthews-Fuller (health sciences), Paddock (music), Rauner (special collections), and Sherman (art). Baker-Berry (humanities, social sciences, mathematics, general science and more) provides state of the art teaching facilities, computer clusters, an expanded media center, group study rooms, and a 24-hour cafe/study area. A storage library off campus holds fragile and lesser-used materials. The library's broad array of print and digital materials combined with its strong service program make it an essential support for the research, teaching, and learning activities of the faculty, students, and staff at Dartmouth.

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 2,474,288 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 52,575 current serial subscriptions.
  • 2,567,627 microforms.
  • 763,207 Audio/Visual items.
  • 153,322 e-books.

Museums & Art

Hood Museum (arguably the oldest museum in continuous operation in North America)contains art and scientific instruments. Hopkins Center for the Performing Arts (including the Jaffe-Friede and Strauss Galleries). Orozco murals in Baker Library. Shattuck Observatory, Skiway, Boathouse, Moosilauke Ravine Lodge, Hanover Inn. Dartmouth Row (19th century buildings). MRI, electron microscope, mass spectrometer, confocal microscopes, laser catapults.

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 500 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 1,627 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 2,000 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 1,500 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 15,000 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 some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing, in all school buildings and on all school property
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 28,000 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

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

Counseling

minority student, career, personal, academic, 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.
  • 82% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 52% of housing units are Singles.
  • 33% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 11% of housing units are Triples.
  • 2% of housing units are Apartments.
  • 2% of of housing units are some other type.
  • In total, there are 73 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 90% 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 permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: A capella concerts, Winter Carnival, Hip Hop Dance Shows, Film Society screenings, Hopkins Center concerts and performances.
  • 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, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 330 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: National Society of Collegiate Scholars, Golden Key International Honor Society, Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society, Engineering Honor Society, Order of Omega Greek Leadership and Scholarship Honor Society, and Sigma XI Society.
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Agape Christian Fellowship, Al Nur: Muslim Student Organization, Alpha Omega Student Group (United Church of Christ and Presbyterian), Aquinas House (Catholic Students), Bahai Association, Baptist Student Union, Chabad of Dartmouth, Christian Impact, Christian Science Organization, Episcopal Campus Ministry, Faculty/Staff Christian Fellowship, Gospel Choir, Grace Student Fellowship, Hillel: Jewish Student Organization, Logos Community at Dartmouth, Navigators, Orthodox Christian Fellowship, Our Savior Lutheran Church, Provision Christian Fellowship, Quakers: Society of Friends, Shanti: Hindu Student Organization, St. Thomas Episcopal Church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship at Dartmouth College, United Church of Christ at Dartmouth, Zen Practice Group;
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) AfriCaSO, Club Singapura, Dartmouth Asian Organization, Dartmouth Black Business Association, Dartmouth Chinese Culture Society, Dartmouth Japan Society, Eastern European Cultural Society, French Club, Hokupa'a, German Club, International Students Association, Italian Club, Korean American Students Association, La Alianza Latina, Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano/a de Azlan, Milan, MOSAIC, Native Americans at Dartmouth, Russian Club, Shamis, Vietnamese Student Association, Women of Color Collective, American Indian Science and Engineering, Minority Association of Pre-Health Professionals, National Society of Black Engineers, Society of Women Engineers, Women in Business
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Chemistry Society, College Bowl, Dartmouth Forensic Union, Ethics Society, Mathematics Society, Mock Trial Society, Model United Nations, Parliamentary Debate Team, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Architecture, Coalition Against Abusive Relationships Everywhere, College Republicans, Dartmouth Chamber Orchestra, Dartmouth Chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Dartmouth Civil Liberties Union, Dartmouth Coalition for Life, Dartmouth College Greens, Dartmouth for Democracy, Dartmouth Healthcare Action Group, Dartmouth International Humanitarian Foundation, Dartmouth Israel Public Awareness Committee, Dartmouth Rainbow Alliance, Dartmouth Society of Investment and Economics, Dartmouth Students for Reproductive Rights, Dartmouth Union of Bogglers, Gay Straight Alliance, Independent Forum, Ivy Council at Dartmouth, Occum's Razors, Student Global AIDS Coalition, UNICEF, Voces Clamantium, Young Democrats, Art History Association, Club of Dartmouth Entrepreneurs, College Student Interest Group of Neurology, Nathan Smith Premedical Society, Society of Automotive Engineers, Aires, Ballet Folklorico de Dartmouth, Casual Thursday, Chinese Dance Troupe, The Cords, Dartmouth Brass Society, Dartmouth Chamber Orchestra, Dartmouth Steel, Decibelles, Displaced Theater Company, Dodecaphonics, Dog Day Players, Far Off Broadway Productions, Final Cut, Flute Choir, FUSION, Harlequins, Mystic Soul, Native Women? s Dancing Society, Rockapellas, Roots of Rhythm Gumboot Dance Troupe, SHEBA, Soul Scribes, Subleties, Ujima Dance Troupe, Vandana, X. ado, Aegis, Aporia, AREA, Cahiers du Dartmouth, Collegiate Journal of Art, The Dartmouth Beacon, The Dartmouth Contemporary, The Dartmouth Free Press, The Dartmouth Independent, DTV, The Green Magazine, History and Classics Journal, IMAGO Media, The Invisible Hand, Jack-O-Latern, The Main Street, Stonefence Review, Word Magazine, Argentine Tango Society, Asgard, Billards, Book Club, Bridge Club, Creative Gaming, Dartmouth Association of Culinary Arts, Dartmouth Citrus Alliance, Dartmouth Union of Bogglers, Friday Night Rock, Medieval Enthusiasts at Dartmouth, Photography Club, Swing Kids, Thursday Night Salsa.
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Dartmouth (daily)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Manchester (56), Boston (130)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): White River Junction (3)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Hanover (0)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • Not all students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 25% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 21% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 2,250
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 15 fraternities
  • 13 fraternity houses
  • 37% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 9 sororities
  • 6 sorority houses
  • 37% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

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

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited

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