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Marshall University

Educational Resources

Libraries

Music Library, Special Collections, Government Documents, Graduate College Library

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 1,599,793 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 20,582 current serial subscriptions.
  • 973,250 microforms.
  • 22,174 Audio/Visual items.
  • 5,938 e-books.

Museums & Art

Birke Art Gallery, Drinko 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

  • 1,854 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 130 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 249 Internet connections in Laboratories.

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

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance

Remedial

reading, math, writing, study skills

Counseling

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

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

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

    Room Accessories

    • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

    Extracurricular

    • Alcohol is not permitted on campus.
    • Popular events on campus: Welcome Weekend, Homecoming, athletic events
    • 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, student film society, symphony orchestra, television station
    • In total, there are about 155 organizations on campus.
    • Honor societies: Alpha Epsilon Delta; Alpha Phi Sigma; Beta Alpha Psi; Delta Epsilon Chi; Eta Sigma Phi; Gamma Beta Phi; Gamma Theta Upsilon; Golden Key International Honor Society; Honors Student Association; Kappa Delta Pi; National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS); Omicron Delta Epsilon; Omicron Delta Kappa; Phi Alpha Theta; Pi Mu Epsilon; Pi Sigma Alpha; Psi Chi; Sigma Theta Tau;
    • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Alpha & Omega Campus Ministries; Baptist Campus Ministry; Campus Crusade for Christ; Campus Flood; Campus Light Ministries; Campus Ministries International; Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship; Christian Medical Association (CMA); Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saint Student Association; Muslim Student Association; Newman Association, Marshall University; People Reaching Out With Love (PROWL); Revolution Ministries; United Methodist Students; University Christian Fellowship;
    • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Anime & Manga Society; Black United Students; French Club, MU; Indian Student Association (ISA); International Students' Organization; International Women Student Organization; Latino Club; Organization of African Students (OAS); Study Abroad Student Association;
    • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) 4-H, MU Collegiate; Campus Girl Scouts; Gamer's Guild; Lambda Society; Society of Student Filmmakers; Women's Studies Student Association; Aikido Club; Lacrosse Club; Paintball Club; Parks and Recreational Organization for Students; Rugby Football Club; Table Tennis Club; Women's Rugby Club; X-treme Fear Club; Alpha Phi Omega; Circle K; Habitat for Humanity; Lions Club;
    • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Parthenon

    Travel

    • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Columbus, OH (142), Huntington, WV (15)
    • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Huntington, WV (2)
    • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Huntington, WV (1)
    • Public transportation serves the campus.
    • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.

    Employment

    • School employment is available.
    • 3% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 2,306
    • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

    Greek Life

    • There are 13 fraternities
    • 6 fraternity houses
    • There are 8 sororities
    • 3 sorority houses

    ROTC

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

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

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