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University of Miami

Educational Resources

Libraries

Library facilities: Otto G. Richter Library (central library);Law Library; Louis Calder Medical Library; Marine Science Library; Judi Prokop Newman Business Library; Paul Buisson Architecture Reference Library; Marta & Austin Weeks Music Library. Special collections: Cuban Heritage Collection, Florida collection, Dante B. Fascell papers, Pan American Airlines papers; Jackie Gleason Collection, Map Collection, Rare Books Collection,Wallace Stevens Collection, University Collection; University of Miami ImageBase Collection.

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 2,571,045 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 38,432 current serial subscriptions.
  • 3,924,529 microforms.
  • 123,573 Audio/Visual items.
  • 253,999 e-books.

Museums & Art

Lowe Art Museum/Music Library/Business Library

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

  • 1,800 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 100 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 750 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 500 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 400 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.
  • 100% 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 all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing, in all school buildings and on all school property
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 10,000 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance

Remedial

reading, math, writing, study skills

Counseling

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

Career

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

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 41% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 7% of housing units are Singles.
  • 82% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 11% of housing units are Apartments.
  • In total, there are 12 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

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

Extracurricular

  • 75% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Sports Fest/Cane Craze/International Week/President's Cup/Homecoming Week (Various Activities)/Three Days of Cuban Culture/Ghandi Day
  • 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, student film society, symphony orchestra, television station, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 260 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Alpha Delta Sigma (Advertising)/Alpha Epsilon Delta(Biology)/Alpha Epsilon Lambda(General Scholarship)/Alpha EpsilonRho(Broadcasting)/Alpha Kappa Delta(Sociology)/Alpha Lambda Delta(Freshman General Scholarship)/Alpha Omega Alpha(Medicine)/Alpha Pi Mu(Industrial Engineering)/Alpha Psi Omega(Drama)/Alpha Rho Chi(Architecture)/Beta Alpha Psi(Accounting)/Beta Beta Beta(Biology)/Beta Gamma Sigma(Business)/Chemistry Honor Society(Chemical Sciences)/Chi Epsilon(Civil Engineering)/Delta Phi Alpha(German)/Eta Kappa Nu(Electrical/Computer Engineeering)/Gamma Theta Upsilon(Geography)/Golden Key National Honor Society(General Scholarship)/Honor Students Association(General Scholarship)/Iron Arrow Honor Society/Omicron Delta Epsilon(Economics)/Omicron Delta Kappa(General Scholarship)/Order of the Coif(Law)/Mortar Board(General Scholarship)/Phi Alpha Epsilon(Architectural Engineering)/Phi Alpha Theta(History)/Phi Beta Kappa(General Scholarship)/Phi Delta Kappa(Education)/Phi Eta Sigma(Freshman General Scholarship)/Phi Kappa Phi(General Scholarship)/Phi Lambda Upsilon(Chemistry)/Phi Lambda Pi(General Scholarship)/Phi Sigma Tau(Philosophy)/Pi Delta Phi(French)/Pi Kappa Lambda(Music and Music Education)/Pi Mu Epsilon(Mathematics)/Pi Sigma Alpha(Politics and Public Affairs)/Pi Tau Sigma(Mechanical Engineering)/Psi Chi(Psychology)/Rho Rho Rho(Marine Science)/Sigma alpha Iota(Music)/Sigma Delta Pi(Spanish)/Sigma Pi Sigma(Physics)/Sigma Tau Delta(International English)/Sigma Theta Tau(Nursing)/Tau Beta Pi(Engineering)/Tau Beta Sigma(Music)/Tau Sigma Delta(Architecture)/Theta Alpha Kappa(Religious Studies)
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Wesley Foundation/Muslim Students Organization/Latter-Day Saints Student Association/Jewish Student Organization/Islamic Society/InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/Hindu Students Council/Episcopal Students Organization/Catholic Students Association/Campus Crusade for Christ/Campus Advent/Athletes in Action/Baptist Collegiate Ministries
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) African Students Union/Asian American Students Association/Caribbean Students Association/Columbian Student Association/Federacion de Estudiantes Cubanos/Filipino Student Association/French Club/Friendship Club of China/German Club/Haitian Student Organization/Hispanic Heritage Month Association/Hui Aloha/Indian Students Association/Italian Club/Latin American Student Association/OASIS/Organization for Jamaican Unity/Scandinavian Student Association/Society for the Study of Religions and Cultures/Trinidad and Tobago Cultural Association/United Black Students/United Dominicans Association/Virgin Islands Students Association/Yanxin Qigong Club/Graduate Indian Students Association
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Sigma Alpha Iota/Youth Music Campaign/Society of Fellows/Alpha Phi Omega/Minority Women in Medicine/Dance Production Company/Rotaract/Running Club/Random Acts of Kindness/UM Grilling Society/Gamma/Athletes in Action/UM Aquarium Club/Business Scrubs/Screaming Monkeys/AISEC/Wakeboarding Club
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) Miami Hurricane (twice weekly), Weekly War Canoe

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Miami International Airport (7), Ft. Lauderdale International Airport (30)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Miami (5)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Miami (2)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 15% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 2,500
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 15 fraternities
  • 6 fraternity houses
  • 12% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 13 sororities
  • 0 sorority houses
  • 14% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Additional Policies

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

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ummmmm no soritiy houses wowww really wateva guess im not going to the university of miamie posted Sep 2nd, 2010 3:18 pm



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