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Lawrence University





Educational Resources

Libraries

Music collections currently include over 16,000 audio-visual items and over 13,900 musical scores in addition to reference works and other materials related to music in the main library collections; Lincoln Reading Room contains collections of books and other materials related to Abraham Lincoln and the U.S. Civil War; Milwaukee-Downer Room houses more than 3,400 rare or unique books, some dating to the sixteenth century; Visual resources collection includes 65,000 images, both slides and digital

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 690,871 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 1,787 current serial subscriptions.
  • 104,151 microforms.
  • 20,366 Audio/Visual items.
  • 6,642 e-books.

Museums & Art

Wriston Arts Center, Bjorklunden-Retreat Center

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: Other

Campus Resources

  • 184 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library
  • 466 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 540 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 800 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 2,400 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
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 26 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance

Remedial

other

Counseling

minority student, career, personal, academic, older student, 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, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 96% of students live in school housing.
  • The school does not provide assistance for off-campus housing.

Types of housing available

  • 24% of housing units are Singles.
  • 62% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 14% of housing units are Triples.
  • 0% of housing units are Apartments.
  • 0% of of housing units are some other type.
  • In total, there are 26 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 19% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 90% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Convocation speakers series, International Caberet, Jazz Celebration Weekend, Fall Festival, Trivia Weekend, Octoberfest, Mardi Gras, Shack-A-Thon, The Big Event Concert, LU Opera Theatre
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 117 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Phi Beta Kappa, Pi Kappa Lambda, Psi Chi, Lambda Sigma, Mortar Board, Phi Sigma, Eta Sigma Phi, Lambda Alpha
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Hillel/Chavurah, Muslim Students Association, Lawrence Christian Fellowship, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Lawrence University Catholic Youth
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Lawrence International, Black Organization of Students, Asia-A, VIVA!, Russian and East European Club, German Club
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) LUCC (Lawrence University Community Council), Amnesty International, Orchestra, Concert Choirs, several other musical ensembles, Habitat for Humanity, Outdoor Recreation Club, Lawrence International, Greenfire, Lawrence Swing Dancers, Student Athletic Advisory Committee, Model UN, Wellness Committee, Students for Leftist Action
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Lawrentian (weekly), One Minute Left (monthly)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Appleton (6), Green Bay, WI (20)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Milwaukee (90)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Appleton (1)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 35% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 20% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 2,000
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 5 fraternities
  • 0 fraternity houses
  • 23% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 3 sororities
  • 0 sorority houses
  • 10% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

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

    honor code, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited, other






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Justin

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Some corrections as of this year:

There IS a wireless hot spot, located in the new campus center.



There are actually 6 fraternities and 5 frat houses. posted Jan 10th, 2010 11:13 pm



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