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University of Minnesota-Duluth

Educational Resources

Libraries

Voyageur Collection, Ramseyer-Northern Bible Society Museum Collection, Northeast MN Historical Center

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 578,966 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 23,170 current serial subscriptions.
  • 61,086 microforms.
  • 17,014 Audio/Visual items.
  • 22,339 e-books.

Museums & Art

Tweed Museum of Art, Glensheen, Weber Music Hall, Visualization & Digital Imaging Lab, William R. Bagley Nature Area, Marshall W. Alworth Planetarium, Natural Resources Research Institute

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: Other

Campus Resources

  • 693 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 50 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 80 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 10 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 some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 4,320 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance

Remedial

writing, study skills

Counseling

minority student, career, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious

Career

on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, interest inventory, interview training, other

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, 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.
  • 33% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 1% of housing units are Singles.
  • 65% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 2% of housing units are Triples.
  • 32% of housing units are Apartments.
  • 0% of of housing units are some other type.
  • In total, there are 20 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 90% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 45% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is not permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Feast of Nations, Tweed art exhibits & lecture series, Brown Bag lunch series, The Ovation Series, Spectrum Lecture Series, Doctalks, Kirby program series, homecoming, snow week,
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, symphony orchestra
  • In total, there are about 114 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Tau Beta Pi, Alpha Mu Gamma
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Intervarsity Christian Fellowship, Chi Alpha Students for Christ, Lutheran Campus Ministry, Newman Catholic Campus Ministry, Navigators, Vineyard Student Organization
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Black Student Assn, Asian-Pacific American Assn, International Club, Latino Chicano Student Assn, Anishinabe Student Organization, American Indian Science & Engineering Society, Chinese Student & Scholar Assn
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Politcal groups, musical groups, professional groups, departmental groups, recreational groups
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) Statesman (weekly)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Duluth (5), Minneapolis (160)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Minneapolis (150)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Duluth (6)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • Not all students are permitted to have cars on campus.

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 18% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 2,721
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 4 fraternities
  • 0 fraternity houses
  • There are 3 sororities
  • 0 sorority houses

ROTC

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

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, smoking prohibited, other

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