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Kennesaw State University





Educational Resources

Libraries

Difazio Children's Literature Collection, Teen Literature Collection, Bentley Rare Book Gallery-Special Collections, Government Documents

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 617,881 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 2,995 current serial subscriptions.
  • 1,696,921 microforms.
  • 26,350 Audio/Visual items.
  • 95,250 e-books.

Museums & Art

Teacher Resource and Activity Center (TRAC), Music Collection

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

  • 1,300 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 100 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 400 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 50 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 250 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 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 2,000 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance

Remedial

reading, math, writing, study skills

Counseling

minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control

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.
  • 11% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 100% of housing units are Apartments.
  • In total, there are 25 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

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

Extracurricular

  • 30% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: KSU Day, Homecoming, International Week, Black History Month
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, student government, student newspaper, symphony orchestra
  • In total, there are about 115 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Alpha Delta Omega (Human Services), Alpha Psi Omega (Theater), Beta Alpha Psi (Accounting/Finance/IS), Beta Beta Beta (Biology), Beta Gamma Sigma (Business), Blue Key, Golden Key, Kappa Delta Pi (Education), Lamda Pi Eta (Com), National Society of Collegiate Scholars, Omicron Delta Epsilon (Econ), Order of Omega (Greeks), Phi Alpha Theta (History), Phi Eta Sigma (Freshmen), Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Delta Phi (French), Pi Kappa Lambda (Music), Pi Sigma Aloha (Pol. Science), Psi Chi (Psychology), Sigma Delta Pi (Spanish), Sigma Tau Delta (English), Sigma Theta Tau (Nursing), Alpha Kappa Delta
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Alternative 1: 7, Baha'i Club, Baptist Student Union, Campus Crusade for Christ, Campus Contact, Catholic Student Union, Fellowship/Christian Athletes, Islamic Student Society, Student Association LDSSA, Presbyterian Student Association
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) African-American Student Alliance, Asian Culture & Martial Arts Club, Arab Student Association, Turkish Student Association, Colombia Student Association, International Student Association, KSU Indian Culture Exchange
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) American Chemical Society Student Affiliates, American Humanics Student Association, AMSA-Pre-Med Club, Association of Computing Machinery, Delta Sigma Pi, Disabled Student Organization, Gay Lesbian Straight Alliance, German Club, Gerontology Club, Global Society, Graduate Student Association, Graduate Student Nurse Association, H. P. S. Majors Club, Human Services Club, KSU Association of Student Educators, KSU Entrepreneur Network, KSU Marketing Association, KSU Ambassadors, KSU Chapter Atlanta Electronic Commerce Forum, KSU Communication Association, KSU Environmental Alliance, KSU Philosophy Club, KSU Pre-Vet Med Association, KSU Scuba Club, KSU Student Alumni Association, Linux Users Group-LUG@KSU, MAA Student Chapter (Math), Music Educators Nat'l Conference, NAACP, National Art Education Association, Phi Delta Kappa, Political Science Club, Psychology Club, ROTC Club, Society for Human Resource Management, Society for Legal Studies, SPAGE Education), Sport Management Club, STRiVE (Student Recruitment Volunteers), Student Nursing Association of KSU, Student Organization of Sociology, Students in Free Enterprise, SWORD-Students Who Occasionally Roll Dice, Visions (Student Art Guild), Women in Technology, College Democrats, College Republicans, SGA, Kennesaw Activities Board, Student Publications, Criminal Justice Student Association, Circle K, KSU Economics & Finance Club, Activities Film Club, KSU Ice Hockey Club, STRIKE (Against Smoking), Campus Girl Scouts of KSU, Adult Student Learning Organization, College Green Party
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) Sentinel (weekly)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Atlanta (30)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Atlanta (20)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Marietta (10)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 98% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 20% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 3,750
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 5 fraternities
  • 0 fraternity houses
  • There are 5 sororities
  • 0 sorority houses

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (Georgia Institute of Technology)
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (Georgia Institute of Technology)
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited






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