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Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania





Educational Resources

Libraries

Japan Collection Slippery Rock University Archives Western Pennsylvania History Curriculum Collection Large Children's Collection

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 503,376 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 599 current serial subscriptions.
  • 1,523,369 microforms.
  • 11,048 Audio/Visual items.
  • 49,680 e-books.

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

  • 1,024 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 150 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 0 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 0 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 20 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 administrative/faculty offices and work areas
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 6,750 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

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

Remedial

reading, math, writing, study skills, other

Counseling

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

Career

on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, alumni network, interest inventory, 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.
  • 23% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 5% of housing units are Singles.
  • 84% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 4% of housing units are Triples.
  • 7% of housing units are Apartments.
  • In total, there are 16 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 94% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 50% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is not permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Dr. Martin Luther King Celebration; Homecoming; Week of Welcome (Freshman Program); Family Day; Student Theater Productions; Greek Week; International Student Dinners; Dinner Theatre; Football Games; CARE Trips Spring Break Community Service Projects; Annual Major Concert; Stadium Echo's (Marching Band Event); Empty Bowl's Dinner (Fundraiser for World Hunger Relief)
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, musical theater, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, television station, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 161 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Alpha Phi Omega; Beta Beta Beta; Chi Sigma Iota; Delta Alpha Chi; Delta Mu Delta; Eta Sigma Gamma; Gamma Theta Upsilon; Kappa Delta Pi; Lamda Epsilon Delta; Lamda Pi Eta; Lamda Sigma; Mu Phi epsilon; National Residence Hall Honorary; Nursing Honor Society; Omicron Delta Epsilon; Order of Omega; Phi Alpha Theta; Phi Epsilon Kappa; Phi Eta Sigma; Phi Sigma Pi; Phi Sigma Tau; Pi Delta Phi; Psi Chi; Rho Phi Lamda; Sigma Delta Pi; Sigma Gamma Epsilon; Sigma Pi Epsilon Delta; Sigma Pi Sigma; Sigma Sigma Kappa; Sigma Tau Delta; Sigma Theta Tau; Upsilon Pi Epsilon
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) All Saints Fellowship; Campus Crusade for Christ; Coalition for Christian Outreach; Gospel Choir; Latter Day Saints Student Association; New Life Christian Fellowship; Newman Club; Orthodox Christian Fellowship
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Alpha Kappa Alpha; Alpha Phi Alpha; Black Action Society; Delta Sigma Theta; French Club; German Club; Internations Club; Kappa Delta Pi; Latino Student Organization; Phi Beta Sigma; Russian Club; Slippery Rock Friends of Tibet; Spanish Club
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Air and Waste Management Association; Alpha Chi Rho; Alpha Kappa Psi; Alpha Omicron Pi; Alpha Phi Omega; Alpha Sigma Phi; Alpha Sigma Tau; Alpha Xi Delta; American College of Healthcare Executives; American Marketing Association; American Society of Safety Engineers; Amnesty International; Anthropology club; Army ROTC; Athletic Trainers Association; Barbell Club; Campus Girl Scouts; Chemistry club; Circle K; Computer Technology club; Concert Band; Council for Exceptional Children; Cycling Club; Dance Theater; Delta Mu Delta; Delta Zeta; Downhill Ski Club; Early Childhood Club; Economics and Finance Club; Equestrian Team; Exercise Science Club; Express Dance Team; SRU Dance Team; Financial Management Association International; Flute Ensemble; Freshman Leadership Scholarship Program; Gamma Sigma Sigma; Geology Club; Ginger Hill; Golden Key National Honor Society; Ice Hockey; Illusions Twirling Squad; Institute of Management Accountants; Interfraternity Council; Jazz Ensemble; Kappa Delta Rho; LaCrosse Club; LaCrosse Club (Women? s); Law Society; LGBA (Lesbians, Gays, Bi-Sexuals and Allies); Marching Rockets; Martha Gault Art Society; Math Club; Music Therapy Club; National Organization for Women (NOW); National Pan-Hellenic Organization (N. P. H. C. ); National Residence Hall Honorary (NRHH); Nursing Honor Society; Outing Club; Panhellenic Council; Park Ranger Society; PA Collegiate Music Ed. Assn (PCMEA); Phi Alpha Theta; Phi Chi; Phi Chi Theta; Phi Kappa Theta; Phi Sigma Sigma; Philosophy club; Pi Kappa Alpha; Pi Kappa Phi; Planetkeepers; Pre-Law Society; Pre-Physical Therapy Club; Psi Chi; Psychic Awareness Club; Psychology club; Public Relations Student Society of America; Rugby club (Men? s); Rugby Club (Women? s); Sigma Pi Sigma; Sigma Sigma Sigma; Sigma Tau Gamma; SRU LEADS; Slippery Rock Potters Guild; Social Work club; Society for Collegiate Journalists; Society for Human Resource Management; Society of Physics Students; SMA Club (Sport Management Alliance); Stone House Review; Story Tellers; Student Government Association Inc; Symphony Orchestra; Therapeutic Recreation Club; Theta Xi; University Choir and Chamber Singers; University Flute Choir; University Program Board; University Theatre; Volleyball Club (Men? s); Women? s Lacrosse Club; Women? s Rugby Club; Writing Center; WRSK; Zeta Phi Beta
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Rocket, weekly

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Pittsburgh (50)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Pittsburgh (50)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Pittsburgh (50)
  • Public transportation does not serve the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 70% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 20% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 3,000
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 11 fraternities
  • 1 fraternity houses
  • 5% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 8 sororities
  • 1 sorority houses
  • 7% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Offered on campus
  • 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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