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Howard Payne University





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Libraries

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 118,825 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 598 current serial subscriptions.
  • 271,542 microforms.
  • 2,162 Audio/Visual items.
  • 40,000 e-books.

Museums & Art

Academy of Freedom , Heart of Texas Children's LIterature Review Center, Al Tucker Historical Research Room, Grove Music Library , Burress Genealogy LIbrary

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

  • 250 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 15 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 136 Internet connections in Laboratories.

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 not available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available 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 800 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, health service

Remedial

reading, math, writing, study skills

Counseling

personal, academic, older student, religious

Career

on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, interview training

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, 24-hour emergency telephones, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 46% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 84% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 16% of housing units are Apartments.
  • In total, there are 15 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 20% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 50% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is not permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Homecoming, Spring Sing, HPU Fest
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, radio station, student government, student newspaper, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 31 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Gamma Beta Phi, Kappa Delta Pi, Sigma Beta Delta
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Baptist Student Ministry, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, La Hora Bautista, Ministerial Association
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) La Hora Bautista
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Cheerleading, Drill Team, Student Activities Council, The Heritage Singers, Public Relations Students Society of America
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Yellow Jacket--bi-weekly

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Dallas, TX (180), Abilene (70)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Brownwood (3)
  • Public transportation does not serve the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 75% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 5 fraternities
  • 0 fraternity houses
  • 14% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 6 sororities
  • 0 sorority houses
  • 16% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

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

    class attendance mandatory, honor code, hazing prohibited






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