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Springfield College





Educational Resources

Libraries

Springfield College Archives and Special Collections at the Brennan Center

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 197,316 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 1,155 current serial subscriptions.
  • 782,483 microforms.
  • 3,830 Audio/Visual items.
  • 4,113 e-books.

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

  • 275 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 10 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 10 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 not 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 all the libraries, in computer labs, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 400 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

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

Remedial

math, writing, study skills

Counseling

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

Career

co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, 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.
  • 87% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 13% of housing units are Singles.
  • 56% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 3% of housing units are Triples.
  • 27% of housing units are Apartments.
  • 1% of of housing units are some other type.
  • In total, there are 10 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 20% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 65% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Family & Friends Weekend, Spring Concert, Spring Weekend, William Simpson Fine Arts Series
  • Student activities: choral groups, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, radio station, student government, student newspaper, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 60 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Beta Beta Beta Biological Honor Society, Kappa Delta Pi, Eta Sigma Gamma, Psi Chi, Chi Sigma Iota, Phi Epsilon Kappa (Beta Theta)
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Christian Fellowship, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Federation of Jewish Students, Newman Community
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) The International Student Organization, Student Society for Cultural Diversity
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Art Club, Association for Mental Retardation, Athletic Training, Emergency Medical Services Club, Physician Assistant Club, Physical Education Club, Physical Therapy Club, Psychology Club, Cheerleading, Crew Club, Equestrian Team, Ice Hockey Club, Men's Rugby, Springfield College Ski Team, Women's Ruby, Best of Broadway, Campus Activities Board, Concert Club, Family & Friends Weekend, Leadership Training Conference, Pre-College Camp, Sti-Yu-Ka (Spring Weekend), Best Buddies, Habitat for Humanity, Outing Club, Springfield College Outreach Committee, Student O. T. Association, 10% Club (Gay & Lesbian Alliance), YMCA Club, Alden Street Review, Massasoit Yearbook, The Springfield Student Newspaper, WSCB Radio, Student Government Association, Class Boards, Residence Hall Councils, SC Band, SC Dancers, SC Ensemble, SC Singers, SC Theatre
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Student (once a week)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Hartford - Windsor Locks, CT (20), Boston, MA (90)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Springfield, MA (6)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Springfield, MA (6)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • Not all students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 70% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 11% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 1,600
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.
  • There are 0 fraternities
  • 0 fraternity houses
  • 0% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 0 sororities
  • 0 sorority houses
  • 0% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (Western New England College)
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (Western New England College)
  • Additional Policies

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






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