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Lander University





Educational Resources

Libraries

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 183,724 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 823 current serial subscriptions.
  • 155,231 microforms.
  • 2,415 Audio/Visual items.
  • 29,832 e-books.

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

  • 230 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center

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.
  • 86% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in all the libraries, in all 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 3,000 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance

Remedial

reading, math, writing, study skills, other

Counseling

minority student, career, personal, veteran student, academic

Career

co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interview training

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 35% of students live in school housing.
  • The school does not provide assistance for off-campus housing.

Types of housing available

  • 22% of housing units are Singles.
  • 1% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 36% of housing units are Triples.
  • 41% of housing units are Apartments.
  • 0% of of housing units are some other type.
  • In total, there are 41 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 5% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 86% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 30% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is not permitted on campus.
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, student government, student newspaper
  • In total, there are about 63 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Alpha Chi, Alpha Psi Omega, Blue Key, Sigma Tau Delta, Kappa Delta Pi, Phi Alpha Theta, Pi Sigma Alpha
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Baptist Student Union, Campus Outreach, Catholic Campus Ministry, Chi Alpha Omega, Chi Sigma, Lander Wesley Foundation, Young Life
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) African-American Student Nurse Network, NAACP, International Student Organization, Minorities on the Move
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) APICS, American Chemical Society, Council for Exceptional Children, Environmental Science Student Organization, Institute of Management Accountants, Marketing Club, Student Nurses Assoc. , Lander Assoc. of the Biological Sciences, Mathematical Assoc. of America, Music Education National Conference, National Art Education Assoc. PE & Exercise Studies, Psychology Club, SC Early Childhood Assoc. , Sociology Club, Athletic Training Assoc. , Campus Civitan Club, College Democrats, College Republicans, Debate Team, Earthcore, Education Leadership Club, Lambda Pi Lambda Leadership, Lander Dancers, Lander Green Party, Lander University Volunteers, Martial Arts Club, Presidential Ambassadors, Students Promoting Intelligent Choices and Experiences (S. P. I. C. E), School of Business Student Advisory Council, Tutor Learning Corp, Top Dog Productions
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Forum (monthly)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Greenville, SC (62)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Greenville, SC (55)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Greenwood, SC (2)
  • Public transportation does not serve the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 20% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 1,000
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 6 fraternities
  • 0 fraternity houses
  • 11% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 6 sororities
  • 0 sorority houses
  • 12% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

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

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






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Paula Pitts

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Your information on Lander University is incorrect... students are required to have a computer... thanks posted Jan 25th, 2011 1:53 pm



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