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Scripps College





Educational Resources

Libraries

Glanville Music Library; Visual Resources Library; eight (8) residence hall Browsing Rooms, Honnold/Mudd Library, Denison Library, Seeley G. Mudd Science Library, Sprague Library

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 2,476,503 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 17,502 current serial subscriptions.
  • 1,455,319 microforms.
  • 10,861 Audio/Visual items.
  • 12,087 e-books.

Museums & Art

Millard Sheets Art Center (includes the Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery); Performing Arts Center; Clark Humanities Museum; Richardson Dance Studio; W.M. Keck Science Center, Language and Computer Labs; Scripps College Press.

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

  • 85 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 6 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 60 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 53 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 26 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 computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 350 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

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

Counseling

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

Career

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

Campus Safety

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.
  • 96% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 62% of housing units are Singles.
  • 30% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 5% of housing units are Triples.
  • 2% of housing units are Apartments.
  • 1% of of housing units are some other type.
  • In total, there are 10 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 50% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 80% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Turf Dinner; International Festival (hosted at Claremont McKenna College); Scripps Holiday Dinner; Motley Madness Week.
  • Student activities: choral groups, dance, drama/theater, literary magazine, music ensembles, radio station, student government, student newspaper, symphony orchestra, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 30 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Phi Beta Kappa; Sigma Delta Pi; Sigma Xi; Theta Alpha Kappa; Latin Honors; Tam Beta Pi; Phi Alpha Theta
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Five-college Unitarian Universalist Society, Hillel, Intervarsity Christian Fellowship, Pathfinders
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Asian-American Student Union, Office of Black Student Affairs, Wanawake Weusi, Pan-African Student Association, Cafe con Leche; Chicano-Latino Student Affairs Center.
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Various five-college social, athletic and cultural clubs and organizations.
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Voice; The Collage.

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Ontario (10), Los Angeles (50)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Pomona (5)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Claremont (2)
  • Public transportation does not serve the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 40% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 5% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 3,600
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.
  • There are 0 fraternities
  • 0 fraternity houses
  • There are 0 sororities
  • 0 sorority houses

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (Claremont McKenna College)
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (Harvey Mudd College)
  • Additional Policies

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






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