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Elmira College





Educational Resources

Libraries

Mark Twain Archives: Elmira College Archives; Records of the New York Ferderation of Women's Clubs;The Charles Tomlinson Gfiffes Collection.

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 391,038 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 859 current serial subscriptions.
  • 1,700,000 microforms.
  • 2,500 Audio/Visual items.
  • 9,700 e-books.

Museums & Art

Mark Twain Study

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

  • 115 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 30 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 44 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 25 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 60 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 not available.
  • 98% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance, other

Remedial

math, writing, other

Counseling

career, personal, academic, psychological, birth control, 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.
  • 92% of students live in school housing.
  • The school does not provide assistance for off-campus housing.

Types of housing available

  • 15% of housing units are Singles.
  • 77% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 1% of housing units are Triples.
  • 5% of housing units are Apartments.
  • 2% of of housing units are some other type.
  • In total, there are 16 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 13% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 98% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 90% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Mountain Day, Midnight Breakfast, Holiday Banquet, May Days, Encore (Performing Arts Program), Theatre, and Orchesis (Dance Ensemble).
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 91 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Phi Beta Kappa, Beta Beta Beta, Psi Chi, Phi Alpha Theta, Kappa Delta Pi, Phi Eta Sigma, Omicron Delta Kappa, Sigma Beta Delta, Lambda Iota Tau, Sigma Theta Tau, Pi Sigma Alpha, National Residence Hall Honorary, Lambda Alpha, Pi Gamma Mu
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Christian Fellowship; Hillel - GASP - Guild of Alternative Spiritual Paths
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) International Club
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Student Association, Finance Board, Judicial Board, Student Activities Board, EC Ambassadors, Gold Key Society, Equestrian Club, Amnesty International, Big Events Committee, Cafe Society, Campus Scouts, Chamber Singers, Circle K, College Democrats, College Republicans, Compeer, Cooperative Housing, Criminal Justice Club, Danceline, Dorm Councils, Drama Club, EC Friends of Animals, EC Naturals, Environmental Club, Guild of Alternative Spiritual Paths, Gender Issues Group, Human Services Club, Intramural Sprots, Iris Yearbook, LISP, Minority Theatre Club, Model UN, Nursing Club, Orchesis, Outing Club, Pupils Assisted Learning, Pep Band, Political Science Club, Precision Line, Pre-Health Club, Pre-Law Club, Providing Rights for Individuality and Diversity at Elmira, RA Task Force, Red Cross Club, Student Athletic Advisory Board, Student Coalition Aginst Tobacco, Student Coalition of Peer Educators, Sibyl, Students in Free Enterprise, Silent Voices, Ski Club, Spanish Club, Sports Medicine Club, Student Alumni Council, Students Working for Alchohol and Drug Eduction, Taking Education a Cut Higher, Ultimate Frisbee, Voices of Planned Parenthood, WECW.
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Octagon (weekly)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Rochester, New York (100), Big Flats, New York (10)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Syracuse, New York (90)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Elmira, New York (2)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 66% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 23% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 1,800
  • 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 on campus
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (Cornell University)
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited






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