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Grove City College

Educational Resources

Libraries

Ludwig Von Mises Papers, 20,000 pages of manuscripts and correspondence dating from 1900 to just after his death in 1973.

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 140,000 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 5,633 current serial subscriptions.
  • 300,000 microforms.
  • 1,406 Audio/Visual items.
  • 0 e-books.

Museums & Art

In 2003 Grove City College dedicated the new Hall of Arts and Letters. The three-story, 112,000 square foot Hall of Arts and Letters houses a 219-seat lecture hall, 40 classrooms, 80 faculty offices, the Early Education Center, Curriculum Library and language, computer and video production labs.

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 2,341 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, library
  • 200 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 1,540 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 100 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 4,740 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 some classrooms, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 3,000 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance

Counseling

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

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, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 93% of students live in school housing.
  • The school does not provide assistance for off-campus housing.

Types of housing available

  • 11% of housing units are Singles.
  • 79% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 2% of housing units are Triples.
  • 8% of housing units are Apartments.
  • In total, there are 12 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 33% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 80% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is not permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Parents Weekend; President's Gala; Orchesis; Faculty Follies; Homecoming; Guest Artist Series; Cultural Series, Annual College Musical.
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, symphony orchestra, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 130 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Alpha Mu Gamma; Delta Mu Delta; Kappa Delta Pi; Kappa Mu Epsilon; Lambda Iota Tau; Mortar Board; Omicron Delta Kappa; Phi Alpha Theta; Pi Gamma Mu; Sigma Pi Sigma
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Salt Company; Warriors for Christ; Campus Crusade for Christ; Fellowship of Christian Athletes; Newman Club; Intervarsity Missions Fellowship; Promise Keepers; Young Life; Gospel Team; Life Advocates; Women of Faith.
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) International Club, Inter-cultural Club
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Symphony Orchestra, Jazz Ensemble, Stage Band, Chapel Choir, College Band, New Grace Singers, Touring Choir
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Collegian (weekly)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Pittsburgh, PA (65), Cleveland OH (120)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Pittsburgh, PA (60)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Pittsburgh, PA (60)
  • Public transportation does not serve the campus.
  • Not all students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 75% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 30% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 1,000
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 8 fraternities
  • 0 fraternity houses
  • 15% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 9 sororities
  • 0 sorority houses
  • 17% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (Slippery Rock University)
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Not offered
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance mandatory, hazing prohibited

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