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Florida International University





Educational Resources

Libraries

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 1,939,102 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 53,510 current serial subscriptions.
  • 3,450,360 microforms.
  • 46,553 Audio/Visual items.
  • 35,149 e-books.

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are not permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in all the libraries, in some classrooms

Services

Basic

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

Counseling

minority student, career, personal, academic, psychological

Career

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, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 7% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 19% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 81% of housing units are Apartments.
  • In total, there are 5 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 80% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.

Extracurricular

  • 40% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Student activities: drama/theater, jazz band, marching band, music ensembles, radio station, student government, student newspaper, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 102 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Alpha Epsilon Delta, Alpha Phi Sigma, Alpha Pi Mu, Beta Alpha Psi, Chi Epsilon, Eta Kappa Nu, Golden Key, Kappa Delta Pi, Phi Alpha, Phi Kappa Phi, Pi Mu Alpha, Phi Sigma Tau, Pi Theta Epsilon, Psi Chi, Sigma Lambda Chi, Sigma Omega Zeta, Sigma Tau Delta, Tau Beta Pi
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Born Again Believers Ministry & Council, Campus Bible Fellowship, Catholic Student Union, Intervarsity Christian Fellowship, Jehovah's Witness Campus Bible Study, Muslim Students Association, The Navigators at FIU, Waves Campus Ministries
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Asian Student Union, Association of People of African Ancestry & Culture, Black Student Union, Brazilian Culture Club, Caribbean Student Association, Colombian Students Association, Cuban-American Student Association, Dominican-American Student Organization, Haitian Students Organization, Indian Students Associaiton, Internaitonal Studnets Club, Israeli Students Association, Mexicanos Unidos Student Association, Native American Society, Taiwanese Student Association, Turkish Student Association, Venezuelan Students Association
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) American Chemical Society-Student Affiliates, American Medical Student Association, American Student Dental Association, Future Educators of America, Invitational Club for Scholars, Naitonal Student Speech Language Hearing Assoicaiton, Pre-Dental Society, Pre-veterinary Student Assoication, Society of Physics Studnets, American Institute of Architectural Students, Interior Design Association, Accounting Association, FIU, Amreican Marketing Association, Economics Studnet Association, Financial Management Association
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Beacon (weekly)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Miami, Fl, Miami, Fl
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Miami, FL
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Miami, FL
  • 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.
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 10 fraternities
  • 1 fraternity houses
  • 14% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 10 sororities
  • 14% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited






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