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Ohio Wesleyan University





Educational Resources

Libraries

Kinnison Music Library, Hobson Science Library, Walt Whitman Collection, Spanish War Collection, Presidential Elections Collection, Archives of Ohio United Methodism, Ohio Wesleyan University Historical Collection, Rare Books, Manuscripts, and Artifacts

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 442,843 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 7,949 current serial subscriptions.
  • 114,872 microforms.
  • 11,704 Audio/Visual items.
  • 19,075 e-books.

Museums & Art

Ross Museum (ART), Woltemade Center for Economics, Business and Entrepreneurship, Student Observatory, Perkins Observatory, Scanning Electron Microscope, Nine-inch refractor telescope, Science Center, Krauss Nature Preserve

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

  • 300 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 0 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 0 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 0 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 1,600 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 some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in some classrooms, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 100 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance

Counseling

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

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.
  • 83% of students live in school housing.
  • The school does not provide assistance for off-campus housing.

Types of housing available

  • 7% of housing units are Singles.
  • 28% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 40% of housing units are Triples.
  • 1% of housing units are Apartments.
  • 24% of of housing units are some other type.
  • In total, there are 26 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 0% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 75% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Homecoming Weekend, Monnett Weekend, Orchesis, Performing Arts Series, President's Ball, Sagan National Colloquium, Rafiki Wa Afrika Mini Fest, Student Spring Art Show, Black Family Weekend, Eating Disorders Week, Fresh X, Greek Week, Hip Hop Week, PRIDE Week, Spring Fest, VIVA Week, Women's Week, Mock Convention, Unity Through Music, Campus Plays, Black History Month, Step Show, Golden Bishop Awards, Greek Awards, Alcohol Awareness Week, Stress Free Fair, Club Fair, Coffeehaus
  • 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, television station, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 95 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Alpha Kappa Delta, Chi Gamma Nu, Delta Phi Alpha, Kappa Delta Pi, Mortar Board, Mu Phi Epsilon, Omicron Delta Epsilon, Omicron Delta Kappa, Phi Alpha Theta, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Eta Sigma, Phi Sigma, Phi Sigma Iota, Phi Sigma Tau, Phi Society, Pi Kappa Lambda, Pi Mu Epsilon, Pi Sigma Alpha, Psi Chi, Sigma Beta Delta, Sigma Gamma Epsilon, Sigma Iota Rho, Sigma Pi Sigma, Sigma Tau Delta, Sigma Xi, Theta Alpha Kappa, Theta Alpha Phi
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Border Witness Program, B'nai B'rith Hillel Chapter, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Committee on Religious Life (interfaith), Jubilee Committee, Kappa Phi (Christian women), Methodist Student Movement, Newman Community, Spring Break Mission Week, Tauheed, Young Life, Pastoral Leadership Search Effort
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Black Men of the Future, Horizons International, House of Black Culture, International House, Modern Foreign Languages House, Rafiki Wa Afrika, Sangam, Sisters United, Student Union on Black Awareness, Tauheed, VIVA, Amnesty International, See America Club, Chinese Culture Club, Model Arab League
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Association of Computer Machinery, Amnesty International, Astronomy Club, Babbling Bishops (improv comedy), Badminton Club, Bishop Buddies, Botany-Microbiology Student Board, Cheerleading, Campus Programming Board, Celebrate Life Association, Bishop Chess Club, Circle K, C. L. E. A. R (Choosing a Learning Environment with Alcohol Respect), College Democrats, College Republicans, Committee for Creative Non-Violence, Confiscated Literary Magazine, Cricket Club, Environment and Wildlife College, Equestrian Team, Firedogs (Ultimate Frisbee), Gaijin Anime Organization, Gateway Gaming Society, OWU Gospel Lyres/Sounds of Blackness, Habitat for Humanity, House of Cards, Club Ice Hockey, Interfraternity Council, Kappa Phi, Men's Club Lacrosse, Lady Firedogs (Ultimate Frisbee), Medieval and Renaissance Recreational Combat Association, Media Club, Ohio Collegiate Music Educator's Association, Men's Rugby Club, OWU Men's Volleyball Club, Model Arab League, Model United Nations, Outdoor Club, OWtsiders (vocal group), Panhellenic Council, Peer Health Advocate Trainers, Pet Pals, Pitch Black, Pre-Law Club, President's Club, PRIDE, Progress OWU, Small Living Unit Programming Board, Society of Physics Students, All-Student Spring Art Show, Students Taking Action Now: Darfur, Table Tennis Club, Terpsicorps, Television Club, Voices for Agent Orange Victims, Water Polo, Welch Governing Board, Art Guild, Wesleyan Players, Women in Science, Women's Rugby Club, Writer's Club
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Transcript (weekly)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Columbus, OH (20), Dayton, OH (80)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Columbus, OH (20)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Delaware, OH (5)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • Not all students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 40% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 50% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 1,500
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 10 fraternities
  • 9 fraternity houses
  • 39% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 7 sororities
  • 5 sorority houses
  • 26% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (Capital University)
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Not offered
  • Additional Policies

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






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