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Mount Ida College





Educational Resources

Libraries

National Center for Death Education

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 80,656 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 315 current serial subscriptions.
  • 3,735 microforms.
  • 4,265 Audio/Visual items.
  • 26,400 e-books.

Museums & Art

WIDA-Radion Station, MITV-Television Station, The Gallery

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

  • 122 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 4 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 60 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 0 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 800 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 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

Services

Basic

placement service, health service, health insurance

Remedial

reading, math, writing, study skills

Counseling

minority student, career, personal, academic, psychological, birth control, other

Career

on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other

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.
  • 65% of students live in school housing.
  • The school does not provide assistance for off-campus housing.

Types of housing available

  • 3% of housing units are Singles.
  • 64% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 1% of housing units are Triples.
  • 0% of housing units are Apartments.
  • 32% of of housing units are some other type.
  • In total, there are 5 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

  • 25% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast, Semi-Formal, Spring Weekend, Comedians, Open Mic/Talent Performances, Wadsworth Lecture Series
  • Student activities: choral groups, dance, drama/theater, literary magazine, radio station, student government, student newspaper, television station, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 17 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Alpha Chi, Pi Sigma Eta, Phi Theta Kappa, Phi Beta Delta
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Black Student Achievement Coalition, International Student Club, Student Association for Latin and Spanish Americans
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) AIGA (Graphic Design), Campus Activities Team (CAT), Choir, Dance Team, Drama, Gays, Lesbians and Everyone Else (GLEE), Mount Ida Television (MITV), Mount Ida College Outing Club (MICO), NAVTA (Veterinary Technology Association, Project Psyche, Student Ambassadors, Student American Dental Hygienists' Association (SADHA), Student Government Association (SGA), Volunteers in Action (VIA), The Voice (Student Newspaper), Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda (PBL)
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Voice (three times per semester)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Boston, MA (8), Providence, Rhode Island (50)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Boston, MA (8)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Boston, MA (8)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • Not all students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 56% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 50% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 2,000
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.
  • There are 0 fraternities
  • 0 fraternity houses
  • 0% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 0 sororities
  • 0 sorority houses
  • 0% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

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

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






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