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DeSales University





Educational Resources

Libraries

We have about 400 linear feet of archive materials which relate to the history of the institution and the local area. It includes photographs, administrative documents, videos and memorabilia. 8,000 of the 8,538 journals reported above are online journals. 40,000 E-book titles in net library which we receive through POWER Library from the State of PA.

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 145,329 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 12,541 current serial subscriptions.
  • 465,975 microforms.
  • 6,840 Audio/Visual items.
  • 4 e-books.

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

  • 150 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.
  • 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 some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 500 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance

Remedial

reading, math, writing, study skills

Counseling

career, personal, academic, older student, religious

Career

on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, 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.
  • 71% of students live in school housing.
  • The school does not provide assistance for off-campus housing.

Types of housing available

  • 100% of housing units are Doubles.
  • In total, there are 10 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 40% 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: Jr/Sr Formal, Fall Fest, Spring Fling, Semi-Formal
  • Student activities: choral groups, dance, drama/theater, literary magazine, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 31 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Delta Delta chapter of Delta Epsilon Sigma, Alpha Sigma Lambda, Chi Tau Epsilan, Phi Sigma Iota, Pi Sigma Alpha, Psi Chi, Sigma Theta Tau and Theta Alpha Kappa
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Campus Ministry
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Spanish Club
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Cheerleading, Best Buddies, SGA, Men's Ice Hockey, Men's Volleyball, Chorale, Students in Free Enterprize (SIEF) and Equestrian Club
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The DeSales Minstrel (bi-weekly)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Allentown (7), Newark (65)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Philadelphia (50)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Bethlehem & Allentown (7)
  • Public transportation does not serve the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 71% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 45% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 725
  • 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 (Lehigh University)
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Not offered
  • Additional Policies

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