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Union University





Educational Resources

Libraries

R. C. Ryan Center Library, R. G. Lee Library, Shepard Archieves and Genealogical Research Center, Hundley Center for Academic Enrichment

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 145,935 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 718 current serial subscriptions.
  • 484,289 microforms.
  • 14,070 Audio/Visual items.
  • 35,779 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

  • 200 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center

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 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

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance

Remedial

study skills

Counseling

minority student, career, personal, veteran student, academic, psychological, 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.
  • 69% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 100% of housing units are Apartments.
  • In total, there are 4 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 25% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 65% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is not permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: School plays, athletic events, intramurals, music recitals, game shows, coffee houses, Watterstock, Battle of the Bands, concerts
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, pep band, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, television station, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 47 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Alpha Chi, Alpha Psi Omega, Alpha Sigma Lambda, Honors Student Association, Kappa Delta Pi, Kappa Mu Epsilon, Kappa Pi, Music Educators National Conference, Phi Alpha, Phi Alpha Theta, Phi Beta Lambda, Pi Kappa Lambda, Pi Sigma Alpha, Psi Chi, Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Sigma Tau Delta, Sigma Theta Tau and Sigma Zeta
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Mu Kappa, Impact, Klemata, Rounders, Youth Ministry Association, LIFE Groups, Fellowship of Christian Athletes
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) International Student Organization
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Alpha Tau Alpha, Association for Computing Machinery, Baptist Student Nursing Fellowship, BIOME, College Republicans, Digital Media Studies Society, International Justice Mission, National Student Nurses Association, Psychology Club, Rutledge History Club, Sigma Delta, Sociologists in Motion, Student Activities Council, Student Government Association, Student Association of Social Workers, Student Public Relations Society, Student Tennessee Education Association, Students in Free enterprise, Union Broadcasting Society, Union Pre-Law Society, Student Affiliates of the American Chemical Society
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) Cardinal & Cream (once every two weeks)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Memphis (80), Nashville (125)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Dyersburg, TN (45)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Jackson (5)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 76% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 26% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 800
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 3 fraternities
  • 3 fraternity houses
  • 12% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 3 sororities
  • 3 sorority houses
  • 15% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Not offered
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Not offered
  • Additional Policies

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






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