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Emory University

Educational Resources

Libraries

General Libraries (comprised of the Woodruff Library, Candler Library, Center for Library and Information Resources, Chemistry Library, Heilbrun Music and Media Library, Math and Science Library, Goizueta Business Library, and Special Collections and University Archives) Health Sciences Center Library Hoke O'Kelley Library of Oxford College Hugh MacMillan Law Library Pitts Theology Library

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 3,166,654 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 55,411 current serial subscriptions.

Museums & Art

Michael C. Carlos Museum The Museum of the Jimmy Carter Library

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

  • 650 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 some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas

Services

Basic

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

Counseling

career, personal, academic, psychological

Career

co-op education, on-campus job interviews, 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, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 66% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • In total, there are 37 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 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: Ahana Dance Show; Alpha Phi Step For Sickle Cell; Carter Town Hall Meeting; Diwali; Dooley's Ball; Imovie Fest; International Cultural Festival;
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, television station
  • In total, there are about 252 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Alpha Epsilon Delta; Alpha Kappa Delta; Alpha Psi Omega; Archelaus Augustus Drake Award; Brittain Award; Delta Omega; Delta Phi Alpha; Dobro Slovo; Eta Sigma Phi; Lambda Alpha; Lucius Lamar McMullan Award; Mortar Board; Nu Delta Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. Omicron Delta Epsilon; Omicron Delta Kappa; Phi Alpha Theta; Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Eta Sigma; Phi Sigma; Phi Sigma Iota; Phi Sigma Tau; Pi Sigma Alpha; Psi Chi; Sigma Pi Sigma; Sigma Tau Delta; Sigma Xi; Stipe Society for Creative Scholars; Sonny Carter Scholarship; Theta Alpha Kappa; Who's Who;
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Interfaith: Interreligious Council; Baha'i: Baha'i Club; Buddhist: Emory Zen; Christian: Asian Christian Fellowship; Baptist Campus Ministry; Catholic Campus Ministry; Christian Legal Society; Christian Medical & Dental Society; Emory Christian Fellowship; Episcopal Campus Ministry; Greek Orthodox Campus Ministry; Latter Day Saints Student Association; Lutheran Campus Ministry; Metropolitan Christian Church; Ministry Of Independent Christian Church At Emory; Oxford Fellowship; Presbyterian Campus Ministry; Reformed University Fellowship; Unitarian Universalists; United Methodist Campus Ministry; University Worship Deacons; Voices Of Inner Strength Gospel Choir; Whole Earth Choir; Hindu: Hindu Students Council; Jewish: Atlanta Yad; Hillel; Jewish Educational Alliance; Reform Jewish Students Committee; Muslim: Muslim Student Association;
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) African, Hispanic, Asian, Native American (AHANA); Arab Cultural Association; Association of Caribbean Educators and Students (ACES); Association of Taiwanese American College and University Students (ATACUS); Black Graduate Student Association (BGSA); Black Student Alliance (BSA); Chinese Student Union; Emory Chinese Student Association (ECSA); EmViet; Indian Cultural Exchange (ICE); International Association; Korean Students Association; Latino Student Organization; NAACP; Ngambika; Pakistani Students Association; Persian Club; Racial and Cultural Education Source (RACES); Students in Alliance for Asian American Concerns (SAAAC);
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Academic Team; AD HOC; Ad Hoc Committee on Environmental Stewardship; AIDS Awareness; Aikido Club; Alcohol and Drug Education Committee (ADEC); Alpha Phi Omega; Alternative Spring Break; Amnesty International; Anthropology Club; Apple Student Core; Aural Pleasure; Ballroom Forever; Benjamin S Pius Pre-law Society; Best Buddies; Canterbury/ECM; Cheerleading; Coalition Against Rape at Emory (CARE); College Council; College Republicans; Common Cause; Dance Alliance; Disability Services Student Group (DSC); Emory's Amazing Throwing-Up Society (EATUS); Emory BIGS; Emory Celtic Organization; Emory Circle K; Emory Color Guard; Emory Independent Production Organization (EIPO); Emory Pre-Physical Therapy Organization (EPPTO); Emory Pride; Emory READ; Emory Student Environmental Action Coalition (ECOSEAC); Emory Students for Israel; Filipino Student Association; Flyfishing Club; French Club; Gathering, The; Gay, Lesbian, or Bisexual and Allies League (GLOBAL); German Club; Graduate Senate; Graduate Student Council; Greek Fellowship; Habitat for Humanity; Imagination Club; Interfraternity Council (IFC); Intersorority Council (ISC); International Association of Students in Economics and Business Management (AIESEC); IsoGen Hip Hop Breakdancing Club; Italian Club; Japanese Animation Club; Kids-N-Health; Minority Pre-Med Society; Model UN; National Society of Collegiate Scholars; Network for Media, Religion, and Culture; Newman Club; No Strings Attached; Operation Hype; Pakistani Students Association; Peer Counseling; Rathskellar; Residence Hall Association (RHA); Rollins Environmental Health and Action Committee (REHAC); Rotaract; Shaping A Vision through Empowerment (SAVE); Showmanship and Magic Club; Society of Physics Students (SPS); Starving Artist Productions; Student Educators on Eating Disorders (SEED); Student Health Alliance of Peer Educators (SHAPE); Student Government Association (SGA); Student Programming Council; Student Pugwash; Umbrella Group; Volunteer Emory; Wesley Fellowship; Young Democrats of Emory;
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Emory Wheel (Tuesday and Friday of every week)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Atlanta (16)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Atlanta (4)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Atlanta (7)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • Not all students are permitted to have cars on campus.

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 28% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 1,505
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 14 fraternities
  • 11 fraternity houses
  • 31% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 11 sororities
  • 8 sorority houses
  • 33% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (Georgia Institute of Technology)
  • Navy ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (Georgia Institute of Technology)
  • Airforce ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (Georgia Institute of Technology)
  • Additional Policies

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

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