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Friends University





Educational Resources

Libraries

None

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 68,782 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 352 current serial subscriptions.
  • 19 microforms.
  • 4,577 Audio/Visual items.
  • 0 e-books.

Museums & Art

None

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

  • 346 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 0 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 0 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 0 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 192 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.
  • 80% 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 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 350 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance

Remedial

math, writing, study skills

Counseling

career, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, religious, other

Career

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.
  • 32% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 0% of housing units are Singles.
  • 0% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 29% of housing units are Triples.
  • 50% of housing units are Apartments.
  • 21% of of housing units are some other type.
  • In total, there are 26 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 12% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 80% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 32% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is not permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Homecoming, Cherry Carnival, Diversity Week, Send Off for Summer, Junior Senior Sneak, Walkout, Week of Welcome.
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, student government, student newspaper, symphony orchestra, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 36 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Alpha Chi, Sigma Tau Delta, Psi Chi, Sigma Delta Pi
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Acts of Faith, Campus Ministries
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Multicultural Student Assembly
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Alpha Kappa Tau Fraternity, Amnesty International, Association of Informatin Technology Professionals, Center Stage Society, College Republicans, Collegiate Music Educations National Conference, Concert Choir, Criminal Justice Club, Dance Team, Falcon Fanatic Committee, Friends American Chemical Society, Friends Community Symphony Orchestra, Friends Marketing Association, Friends Medical Club, History Political Science Club, Jazz Ensembles, Mu Phi Epsilon Music Fraternity, Phi Beta Lambda Business Fraternity, Psychology Club, Singing Quakers, Spirit Squad, Student Activities Committee, Student Government Association, Talisman Yearbook, The Gallery, University Band, Friends Kansas National Education Association Chapter, Young Democrats, People Actively Working in Science.
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) Crimson Chronicle (2 times per month)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Wichita, Kansas (6), Kansas City (212)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Newton, Kansas (35)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Wichita, Kansas (5)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 95% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 30% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 2,040
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 1 fraternities
  • 0 fraternity houses
  • 10% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 0 sororities
  • 0 sorority houses
  • 0% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Not offered
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Not offered
  • Additional Policies

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






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