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Elmhurst College





Educational Resources

Libraries

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 221,570 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 1,202 current serial subscriptions.
  • 54,170 microforms.
  • 47,008 Audio/Visual items.
  • 23,720 e-books.

Museums & Art

Accelerator Art Space

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

  • 440 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 70 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 230 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 300 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 810 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 some classrooms, in computer labs, 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 1,000 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

minority student, career, personal, academic, psychological, birth control, religious

Career

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.
  • 37% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 21% of housing units are Singles.
  • 71% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 5% of housing units are Triples.
  • 3% of housing units are Apartments.
  • 0% of of housing units are some other type.
  • In total, there are 7 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 71% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 25% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Elmhurst College Jazz Fest; Elmhurst College Lecture Series; Elmhurst College Theater performances; Varied performances by Elmhurst College musical ensembles; Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra; Summerfest;
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, radio station, student government, student newspaper, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 106 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Alpha Epsilon Delta (Pre Medicine Honor Society); Alpha Mu Alpha (Marketing Honor Society); Alpha Mu Gamma (Foreign Language Honor Society); Beta Beta Beta (Biology Honor Society); Delta Mu Delta (Business Administration Honor Society); Gamma Theta Upsilon (Geography Honor Society); Kappa Delta Pi (Education Honor Society); Lambda Sigma Psi (Music Recognition Society); Omicron Delta Kappa (Leadership and Scholarship Honor Society); Phi Kappa Phi (All Academic Fields Honor Society); Phi Sigma Tau (Philosophy Honor Society); Pi Gamma Mu (Social Studies Honor Society); Pi Mu Epsilon (Mathematics Honor Society); Psi Chi (Psychology Honor Society); Sigma Pi Sigma (Physics Honor Society); Sigma Tau Delta (English Honor Society); Sigma Theta Tau (Nursing Honor Society); Theta Alpha Kappa (Theology Honor Society); Theta Alpha Phi (Dramatics Recognition Society)
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Spiritual Life Council; United Church of Christ Fellowship; Jewish Life; Newman Club (Catholic Student Union); Muslim Student Organization; Fellowship of Christian Athletes; Campus Crusade for Christ
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Black Student Union; H. A. B. L. A. M. O. S. International Club; Coalition for Multicultural Empowerment
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Musical Groups: Elmhurst College Chamber Singers; Elmhurst College Choir; Elmhurst College and Community Band; Elmhurst College Concert Choir; Jazz Band; Vocal Jazz Ensemble; Women's Chorus; Student Organizations: American Chemical Society; American Marketing Association (Student Chapter); Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development; Best Buddies; Black Languages; Cheerleaders; College Republicans; Dinkmeyer Hall Congress; Elmhurst College Art Club; Elmhurst College Campus Greens; Elmhurst College Geographical Society; Elmhurst College Global Historians; Elmhurst College Human Resource Association; Elmhurst College Sisterhood of Musicians; Elms (Yearbook); Environmentally Green Students; Illinois Education Association; International Club; Jazzy Jays (Orchesis); The Leader (Newspaper); Music Educators National Conference; MiddleWestern Voice (Literary/Art Journal); Mock Trial Team; Model UN; Music Entertainers Industry Student Association; National Student Speech, Language, & Hearing Association; Niebuhr Hall Council; Online Athletes; Order of Omega; Pahnellenic Council; Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia; Pom Pon Squad; Psychology Club; Residence Hall Association; S. A. G. E. Schick Hall Council; Student Athletic Advisory Board; Student Gamers Association; Student Government Association; Student Nurses Association; Student Physics Association; Union Board; Unite Stanger; WRSE-FM; Intramural Sports; Orientation Student Leaders; Resident Advisers; Student Ambassadors; Alpha Phi; Alpha Phi Omega; Alpha Sigma Phi; Delta Sigma Theta; Gamma Chi; Lambda Chi Alpha; Phi Beta Sigma; Sigma Gamma Rho; Sigma Kappa; Sigma Lambda Gamma;
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Leader (once every two weeks)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Chicago (10), Chicago (20)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Chicago (15)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Chicago (15)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 90% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 26% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 1,250
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 4 fraternities
  • 0 fraternity houses
  • 11% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 5 sororities
  • 0 sorority houses
  • 10% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (Wheaton College)
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (Illinois Institute of Technology)
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited






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