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Prairie View A&M University





Educational Resources

Libraries

Manuscript & Archive, Machine Readable Material, Graphic Material,

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 347,477 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 830 current serial subscriptions.
  • 690,429 microforms.
  • 3,839 Audio/Visual items.
  • 33,234 e-books.

Museums & Art

Observatory, Medical Library, Music 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

  • 974 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library
  • 29 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 471 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 not 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, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance

Remedial

reading, math, writing, study skills

Counseling

minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic

Career

co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, alumni network, 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.
  • 38% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 43% of housing units are Singles.
  • 57% of housing units are Apartments.
  • In total, there are 44 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

  • 60% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is not permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Spring Fest & Homecoming week activities, Step Show (Fall & Spring Semesters), Student Leaderships Institute, King & Queen Pageants, Poetry Night (ie. Panther Lounge, Coffee/Java House), Pantherland Day, Monthly cultural Events (ie. Black History Month , Hispanic Heritage Month, Women's History).
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, marching band, music ensembles, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, symphony orchestra, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 82 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Alph Phi Sigma, Beta Beta Beta, Beta Kappa Chi, Delta Mu Delta, Kappa Delta Pi, Pi Kappa Delta, Pi Tau Sigma, Tau Beta Pi, Tau Sigma Delta, Upsilon Pi Epsilon.
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Baptist Student Movement, Catholics on Campus, Newmann Association, Church of Christ Student, Fellowship of College Christian Students, Wesley Foundation
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Minorities in Agriculture, National Association of Black Accountants, Minority Association of Pre-Health Students, National Association of Black Chemist and Chemical Engineers, League of United Latin American Citizens, National Association of the Advancement of Colored People, National Council of Negro Women
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) American Institute of Chemical Engineers, American Marketing Association, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Student Dental Association, Association for Computing Machinery, Blackstone Pre-Law Society, Business Information System Association, Engineering Technology Association, Forensics Society, French Club, Future Veterinarians of America, Institute of Electrical Electronic Engineers, James W. Harris History Club, Nursing Club, Phi Beta Lambda, Psychology Club, PVAMU Criminal Justice Club, PVAMU Nursing Student Association, PVAMU Reading Council, The Social Work Action Club, Society of Women Engineers, Student Dietetic Association, University Symphonic Band, Spirit and Tradition Groups; PVAMU Cheerleaders, Classic Dance Ensemble, Club Flava, HIV/AIDS Organization of Peer Educators, League of United Latin American Citizens, National Society of Pershing Rifles, Prairie View Aikido, PVAMU Rodeo Club, Sigma Tau Theta, Students In Free Enterprise, Students Mentoring Students Association, Students Serving Students Association, Toastmasters, Austin (ATX) Club, California Club, Chicago Club, Fort Worth Foundation, Michigan Club, Alkebulan Society, N COBRA, Co-ed Groups, Epsilon Gamma Iota, Rho Chi Psi, Alpha Angels, Inc. , Alpha Lambda Omega, Gamma Sigma Sigma, Karnation Kourt, Inc. , Sigma Juilets, Inc. , Tau Beta Sigma, Alpha Phi Omega, Fraternal Order of Classy Gentlemen, Gamma Phi Delta, Kappa Kappa Psi, Kappa Psi Omega, Phi Mu Alpha.
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Panther (weekly)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): HOUSTON (51), `
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): HOUSTON (49)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): HOUSTON (42)
  • Public transportation does not serve the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 75% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 46% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 1,120
  • Freshman are discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 11 fraternities
  • 0 fraternity houses
  • 3% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 10 sororities
  • 0 sorority houses
  • 4% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

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

    class attendance mandatory, hazing prohibited






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