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Ramapo College of New Jersey

Educational Resources

Libraries

The George T. Potter Library has several special collections including: The Holocaust and Genocide Studies Collection. The library is a depository for government publications of the state of New Jersey.

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 162,399 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 558 current serial subscriptions.
  • 17,570 microforms.
  • 3,280 Audio/Visual items.
  • 1,767 e-books.

Museums & Art

The Angelica and Russ Berrie Performing Arts Center hosts many museum-quality art exhibits and musical and theatre productions. The Bill Bradley Sports and Recreation Center is a state of the art facility that hosts intercollegiate sports programs, a fitness center, pool, rock climbing wall and a spectacular lobby that serves as a public event area. In Spring 2006, site work commenced on a new 5-story building, which will be a central feature of the main entrance to the campus. This facility will house the Anisfield School of Business, state-of-the-art science labs, and the Marge Roukema Center for International Education and Entrepreneurship. It will be comprised of 14 "smart" classrooms, high-tech lecture halls, study lounges, an e-mail lounge, 40 faculty offices as well as 20 two-person adjunct faculty offices, break-out rooms for seminars and a dean's suite.

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

  • 605 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.
  • 0 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 all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 1,000 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, health service, health insurance, other

Remedial

reading, math, writing, study skills

Counseling

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

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

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 52% of students live in school housing.
  • The school does not provide assistance for off-campus housing.

Types of housing available

  • 41% of housing units are Singles.
  • 19% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 20% of housing units are Triples.
  • 20% of housing units are Apartments.
  • In total, there are 41 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

  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: International Food Festival, Family Day, Step Show, Concerts, Fashion Show
  • Student activities: choral groups, dance, drama/theater, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, television station, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 92 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Alpha Psi Delta, Alpha Lambda Delta, Beta Beta Beta, Chi Alpha Epsilon, Chi Alpha Sigma, Delta Mu Delta, Lambda Pi Eta, Omicron Delta Epsilon, Omicron Delta Kappa, Order of Omega, Phi Alpha, Phi Alpha Delta, Phi Alpha Theta, Phi Beta Delta, Phi Delta Epsilon, Pi Sigma Alpha, Psi Chi, Sigma Tau Delta, Sigma Xi;
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Campus Crusade for Christ, Catholics at Ramapo United, Hillel Jewish, Intervarsity Christian Fellowship (IVCF), Muslim Students Association;
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Il Circilo Italian/ Italian Club. Filipino-American Student Association. Haitian Organization for Progress. Inter-Greek Senate (IGS). Model United Nations Club. Muslim Students Association. Organization for African Unity. Organization for Latino Unity. United Asian Americans. South Asians at Ramapo. Caribbean Club. International Student Organization. Brothers Making a Difference. Ebony Women for Social Change. Native African Student Organization. Black Student Union (Caucus).
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Accounting Club, Alpha Phi Omega Service Fraternity (APO), Class Councils (4), Ballroom Dancing Club, Bioinformatics, Biology Club, Caribbean Club, Chemistry Club, College Democrats, College Republicans, Community Builders Coalition, Commuters and Residents, Computer Club, Creative Media Club, Culture Club, Dance Company Organization, Educators at Ramapo College, Friends of EMS, Environmental Alliance, Feminists United, Finance Club, Future Educators of America at Ramapo (FEAR), History Club, International Business Organization (IBO), Marine Biology-Astronomy Club, Marketing Club, Math Club, Nursing Student Organization, Operation Smile, Philosophy Club, Political Forum, Pre-Med/Pre-Health Professionals Organization, Psychology Coalition, Punk Music for Extraordinary People, R-Core, Ramapo College American Studies Club, Ramapo Operation Linkup, Ramapo Outdoors Club (ROC), Ramapo Pride, Ramapo Radio Station (WRPR), Ramapo College Television Station (RCTV), Ramifications, Returning Adult Student Organization (RAS), Sci/Fi and Comic Book, Social Work Club, Sociology Club, Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), Student Government Association (SGA), Teodorian Natural Philosophers Club, The Yoga Experience, Various Visual Artists, Versatile Media, White Students Against White Supremacy and Racism, Berrie Performing Arts Center, Center for Health and Counseling Services, Center for Academic Success (CAS), The Women's Center
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Ramapo News (weekly), The Trillium (annual literary magazine)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Newark International (32), Laguardia Airport in Flushing, NY (34)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Mahwah or Ramsey to Hobokan or Newark (NJ Transit) (1)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Mahwah (1)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 85% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 12% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 3,150
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 10 fraternities
  • 0 fraternity houses
  • 5% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 7 sororities
  • 0 sorority houses
  • 6% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Not offered
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (New Jersey Institute of Technology)
  • Additional Policies

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

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