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St. Francis University

Educational Resources

Libraries

Computer Lad, wirless internet access, three electronic classrooms, five group study rooms, Assistive Technology

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 118,132 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 9,294 current serial subscriptions.
  • 8,374 microforms.
  • 3,522 Audio/Visual items.
  • 4,321 e-books.

Museums & Art

Pennsylvania Southern Alleghanies Museum

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are required to take a computer course.
  • Students are required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 1,332 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 100 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 100 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 100 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 850 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.
  • 99% 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, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 800 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance

Remedial

math, writing, study skills

Counseling

minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, religious, other

Career

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

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 75% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 8% of housing units are Singles.
  • 80% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 5% of housing units are Triples.
  • 3% of housing units are Apartments.
  • 4% of of housing units are some other type.
  • In total, there are 13 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 8% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 99% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 60% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Family Weekend, Finalpalooza, Donut Heaven, Winter Weekend, Senior Formal, Rotaract Date Auction, The Dispora, Star Search, Day of Reflection, Fall and Spring Theater performances, Football games, Men's and Women's basketball games, President's Awards Convocation, University Idol, Fall Homecoming, Concerts, Living Wax Museum, Community Enrichment Serise;
  • Student activities: choral groups, dance, drama/theater, literary magazine, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, television station, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 53 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Alpha Delta Mu; Alpha Kappa Delta; Beta Beta Beta; Delta Epsilon Sigma; Kappa Mu Epsilon; Phi Alpha Theta; Phi Sigma Iota; Pi Sigma Alpha; Pi Theta Epsilon; Sigma Beta Delta; Sigma Tau Delta; Theta Alpha Kappa; Zeta Chi;
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Crusade for Christ, Fellowship of Christian Athletics, Students for Life;
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Multicultural Awareness Society
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) B. R. I. D. G. E. Project; Best Buddies; Biology Club; Chemistry Club; Criminal Justice; Current Affairs Club; Education Club; Environmental Awareness Society; Habitat for Humanity; Historians Roundtable; Historicus; IFSC; Investment Club; Occupational Therapy Organization; Physical Therapy Organization; Physician Assistant Student Society; Pre Law Club; Psychology Club; Rotaract Club; Scuba Club; SIFE; Ski Club; Social Work Club; Socratic Club; Spanish Club; Strings and Things; Student Activities Organization; Student Nurses Organization; Ultimate Frisbee Team "Deep Friars"; Delta Phi Epsilon; Delta Sigma Phi; Gamma Sigma Sigma; Phi Delta Kappa;
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Troubadour (bi-monthly)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Pittsburgh, PA (85), Johnstown, PA (35)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Johnstown, PA (35)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Edensburg, PA (8)
  • Public transportation does not serve the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 50% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 3 fraternities
  • 0 fraternity houses
  • 4% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 3 sororities
  • 1 sorority houses
  • 6% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (Indiana University of Pennsylvania)
  • Additional Policies

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

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