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University of Louisiana-Lafayette

Educational Resources

Libraries

Rare Book Collection, Cajun & Creole Music Collection, University Archives & Acadiana Manuscripts Collection, Bayou State Periodical Index, Biography of Louisiana Plantation Homes

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 976,202 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 4,394 current serial subscriptions.
  • 1,349,992 microforms.
  • 7,177 Audio/Visual items.
  • 7,875 e-books.

Museums & Art

University Art Museum, Paul and Lulu Hilliard University Art Museum

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

  • 1,500 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 120 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 650 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 600 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 permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 38% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in all the libraries, 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 725 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance

Remedial

reading, math, writing, study skills

Counseling

career, personal, academic

Career

co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, 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.
  • 12% of students live in school housing.
  • The school does not provide assistance for off-campus housing.

Types of housing available

  • In total, there are 20 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 100% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 38% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 10% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is not permitted on campus.
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, symphony orchestra, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 139 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Alpha Lambda Delta, Alpha Zeta, Blue Key, Chi Epsilon, Chi Sigma Iota, Kappa Delta Pi, Mu Kappa Tau, Phi Kappa Delta, Rho Lambda, Sigma Delta Pi, Sigma Theta Tau, Chi Alpha Sigma, Sigma Tau Delta
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship, Love Alive Christian Fellowship, Newman Club, Baptist Collegiate Ministry, Wesley United Campus Ministry
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) African Students Association, Chinese Student Association, European Students Association, German Club, Hindu Students Council, International Student Council, Kuwaitis Student Association, La Dolce Vita Club, Malaysian Student Association, National Association of Black Journalists, Portuguese Society, Sao Tome & Principle Club, Spanish Club, Association of Indian Students, NAACP
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Accounting Society, ACM, Best Buddies, Beta Alpha Psi, Circle K, Delta Sigma Pi, Greek Council, IEEE, Interfraternity Council, National Panhellenic Conference, Omega Phi Alpha, Phi Beta Delta, Phi Gamma Kappa, Pi Sigma Epsilon, Pride Society, Residence Hall Association, Society of Women Engineers, College Democrats, College Republicans, Gospel
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) Vermillion (weekly)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Baton Rouge (70), Lafayette (5)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Lafayette (3)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Lafayette (3)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 9% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 1,854

Greek Life

  • There are 11 fraternities
  • 7 fraternity houses
  • 2% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 9 sororities
  • 5 sorority houses
  • 5% 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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