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University of Maryland-Eastern Shore





Educational Resources

Libraries

Preservations - 15,187

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 217,429 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 565 current serial subscriptions.
  • 156,286 microforms.
  • 1,687 Audio/Visual items.
  • 5,095 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

  • 739 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 not permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas

Services

Basic

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

Remedial

reading, math, writing, study skills, other

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, other

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.
  • 55% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 20% of housing units are Singles.
  • 80% of housing units are Doubles.
  • In total, there are 10 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 80% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.

Extracurricular

  • 75% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Leadership Retreat, First Look Fair, Freshman Elections, Back On The Yard Weekend, Million Man March Assembly, Mother/Daughter Banquet, Coronation of Mr. $ Miss UMES, Hoemcoming 2003, Valentine's Day Mock Weddings, Black History Assembly, Spring Leadership Retreat, SGA Elections, Organizational Meetings, Woemen's History Month, Men's Week, Father/Son Banquet, Spring Festival, Blood and Breast Cancer Drives
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, music ensembles, radio station, student government, student newspaper, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 75 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Alpha Kappa Mu, Alpha Phi Sigma, Alpha Tau Alpha, Beta Kappa Chi, Delta Tau Alpha, Eta Sigma Delta, Kappa Delta Pi, Kappa Omicron Nu, Phi Kappa Phi, Sigma Beta Delta, Sigma Lambda Chi, Sigma Tau Delta, Upsilon Pi Epsilon, Golden Key
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Alpha Nu OmegaFraternity and Sorority, Inc. , Praise Fellowship, Baptist Student Ministry, Catholic Student Association, Wesley Foundation, Todah: Hands in Ministry; UMES Gospel Choir
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) African Student Association, AFRAM, Ethiopian Students Association, Muslim Students Association, Caribbean International Club, Sudanese Student Association,
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Ecumenical campus ministry, NAACP, Students for Progressive Action, Phenomenal Women, Rotaract club, College Democrats of America, Students in Free Enterprise, Caribbean international club, For Sisters Only, National Student Business League;
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) Hawk Message - bimonthly

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Baltimore (122), Salisbury (15)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Wilmington (121)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Princess Anne, UMES (0)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 37% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 12% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 4,760
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

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

ROTC

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

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






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