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Eastern Michigan University

Educational Resources

Libraries

University Archives and Special Collections, Education Collection, Children's Literature Collection, African American Collection

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 939,650 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 12,940 current serial subscriptions.
  • 984,301 microforms.
  • 14,023 Audio/Visual items.
  • 20,962 e-books.

Museums & Art

Intermedia art gallery, coatings research institute, textiles research/training institute, high powered laser lab, observatory

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

  • 1,500 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 200 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 1,500 Internet connections in Laboratories.

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 administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 1,300 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service

Remedial

math

Counseling

minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, psychological

Career

co-op education, 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, student patrols, 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 will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • In total, there are 60 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 10% 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: Black History Month and Martin Luther King Day; Unity Ball; Homecoming and associated events; Family Day; Recognition of Excellence Awards; Founders Day and Salute to Excellence Week; Summer Quest ? one and two week learning adventures for high school students; Annual Undergraduate Symposium; Annual Graduate Research Fair; Various performing arts events; Monthly cultural heritage celebrations and events including the annual Powwow sponsored by the Native American Student Association and National Hispanic Week activities sponsored by the Latino Student Association
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, television station
  • In total, there are about 190 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Golden Key National Honor Society; Pi Sigma Alpha; Pi Theta Epsilon; Stoic Society at EMU;
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Apolostic One; Campus Lighthouse; Christian Challenge; Christ Rules Everything Around Me (C. R. E. A. M) Ministries; CRU (formerly Campus Crusade for Christ); Glori Phi God Campus Ministry; Gospel Choir at Eastern Michigan University; Hillel; His House Christian Fellowship; Holy Trinity Student Parish; InterVarsity Christian Fellowship; Muslim Students Association; University Christian Fellowship;
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) African American Educators of the Future; Alpha Kappa Alpha; Alpha Phi Alpha; Astronomy Club at EMU; Ballroom Dance Club at EMU; BAMN (The Coalation to defend Affirmative Action & Integration and fight for equality); Black Business Student Association; Black Student Union; Campus Life Council; Caribbean Students Association; Chinese Student Association; Christ Rules Everything Around Me (C. R. E. A. M) Ministries; Delta Sigma Theta Sorority; Dice Slingers Playing Guild of EMU; Diversion Dance Troupe; Film Jones; Gamma Phi Delta Sorority, Inc. In Our Own Words Discussion Group; Indian Student Association; Intermedia Gallery Group; International Week; Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Inc. Japanese Student Association; Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. - Delta Nu Chapter; Native American Student Association (NASO); Omega Pearls; Phi Beta Sigma; Residence Hall Association; Sigma Lambda Gamma International Sorority, Inc. Sigma Sweethearts; Student Dietetic Association; Tri-Pride;
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Accounting Club; Active Students for Change at EMU; African American Educators of the Future (AAEF); African American Studies Club; Against the Flow Burning Bush Campus Ministry; Alpha Eta Rho - Sigma Chi Chapter; Alpha Gamma Delta; Alpha Kappa Alpha; Alpha Omega Co-Ed Christian Fraternity Inc. Delta Chapter; Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. Alpha Phi Omega National Service Fraternity; Alpha Sigma Tau; Alpha Xi Delta; Alternative Spring Break Group; Alternative Weekends; Alternative Winter Breaks; American Humanics Student Association; American Production & Inventory Control Society at EMU (APICS); American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME); Arm of Honor Fraternity; Art Masters Association; Astronomy Club at EMU; Athletes in Action; Athletic Trainer's Club; Ballroom Dance Club at EMU; Bathhouse; Best Buddies at Eastern Michigan University; Beta Alpha Psi; Beta kappa Phi Fraternity, Inc; Black Student Union; Campus Life Council; Circle K International; Club GIS; Club Ultimate at EMU; College Democrats at EMU; College Republicans at EMU; Collegiate DECA; Computer Information Systems Club; Computer Science Club at EMU; Dance Forum; Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc; Delta Tau Delta Fraternity, Inc. Delta Zeta; Diversion Dance Troupe; Educators for Democratic Classrooms; Entreprenurship Club; Exercise Science Organization; Fashion Forum; Film Jones; French Club; Gamma Phi Delta Sorority, Inc; Gathering Resources to be Educated about Our Environment and Nature (GREEN); Geo Club at EMU; Goat Society, The; Gymnastics Club at Eastern Michigan University; Habitat for Humanity Campus Chapter; Health Administration Student Organization; Hockey Club; Holy Trinity Student Parish; In Our Own Words Discussion Group; Interfraternity Council; Intermedia Gallery Group; International Business Student Association; International Week; Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Inc; Iota Sweethearts/ I-hearts; Judo Club at EMU; Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. - Delta Nu Chapter; Kappa Delta Pi; Kappa Diamond Kourts, Inc; Kappa Kappa Psi (Band); Kid Konnection; Lambda Chi Alpha; Masters of Social Work Organization; National Association of the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP); National Society of Black Engineering (NSBE); Omega Pearls; Omega Phi Alpha; Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc; PanHellenic Council; Phi Alpha Theta; Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc. Phi Eta Psi; Phi Sigma Kappa; Phi Sigma Sigma; Pi Sigma Alpha; Pi Sigma Alpha (Political Science); Pi Theta Epsilon; Planning Awareness Club (PLACE); Preservation Eastern; Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA); Residence Hall Association; Sigma Delta Tau; Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc; Sigma Kappa; Sigma Lambda Gamma International Sorority, Inc. Sigma Phi Epsilon; Sigma Sigma Sigma; Sigma Tau Gamma Fraternity, Inc. Silversmith Guild at Eastern Michigan University; Ski Club at Eastern Michigan University; Society for Human Resource Management at EMU; Stoic Society at EMU; Student Dietetic Association; Student Government; Student Occupational Therapy Association; Students Against Driving Drunk; Students Against Hunger and Homelessness (SAHAH); Tau Beta Sigma; Tri-Pride; WQBR Student Radio; Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc;
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) Eastern Echo (Monday, Wednesday, Friday during school year, Tuesday only during spring and summer terms)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Romulus (15), Detroit (30)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Ann Arbor (8)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Ann Arbor (8)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 50% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 12% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 3,100
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 16 fraternities
  • 11 fraternity houses
  • 4% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 13 sororities
  • 8 sorority houses
  • 4% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Navy ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (University of Michigan - Ann Arbor)
  • Airforce ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (University of Michigan - Ann Arbor)
  • Additional Policies

    honor code, hazing prohibited

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I hope to go to eastern next year. How do I contact the ski club? posted Nov 12th, 2010 2:23 pm



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