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University of Missouri-Rolla

Educational Resources

Libraries

Extensive, collection of USGS Maps; 1904 St. Louis World's Fair Mineral Specimens; Western Historical Manuscript Collection; and UMR Archives

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 551,450 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 2,318 current serial subscriptions.
  • 559,563 microforms.
  • 5,951 Audio/Visual items.
  • 2,980 e-books.

Museums & Art

Student Design Competition Center (includes 9 interdisciplinary competitive teams: Advanced Aero-Vehicle,Baja, Concrete Canoe, Formula SAE Racing, Human Powered Vehicle, Robotics, Solar Car, Solar House, Steel Bridge & Timber Bridge), Stoneghenge, Millenium Arch, Mineral Collection, Observatory, Waterjet Technology/Explosives Lab, Functional Underground Mine, Virtual Reality Lab; Advance Technology Classroom, Computer Integrated Manufaturing Center, Havener Student Center, Castleman Arts Performing Center

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

  • 854 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 96 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 150 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 800 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 3,500 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 some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing, 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 800 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance

Counseling

minority student, career, personal, veteran student, academic, psychological, birth control, 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.
  • 58% of students live in school housing.
  • The school does not provide assistance for off-campus housing.

Types of housing available

  • 10% of housing units are Singles.
  • 70% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 9% of housing units are Triples.
  • 8% of housing units are Apartments.
  • 3% of of housing units are some other type.
  • In total, there are 32 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 41% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 50% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is not permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Blue Key Block Party, St. Pat's Weekend, Homecoming, Greek Week, International Students Day, Family Weekend, Campus Performing Arts Series.
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, symphony orchestra, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 200 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: 28 total. Alpha Chi Sigma, Alpha Iota Delta, Alpha Nu Sigma, Alpha Sigma Mu, Blue Key, Chi Epsilon, Eta Kappa Nu, Kappa Kappa Psi, Kappa Mu Epsilon, Keramos, National Residence Hall Honorary, Omega Chi Epsilon, Omicron Delta Kappa, Order of Omega, Phi Alpha Theta, Phi Eta Sigma, Phi Sigma, Pi Epsilon Tau, Pi Tau Sigma, Psi Chi, Sigma Gamma Epsilon, Sigma Gamma Tau, Sigma Pi Sigma, Society of Women Engineers, Tau Beta Pi, Tau Beta Sigma, Upsilon Pi Epsilon, Chancellor's Leadership Aumni Assocation, Sigma Tau Delta.
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) 14 total. Baptist Student Union, Catholic Newman Center, Christian Campus Fellowship, Christian Science Organization, Common Call Campus Ministry, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Jewish Student Association, Koinonia, Latter Day Saints Student Association, Lutheran Student Center, Muslim Students Association, Society of All Paths, The Vine, Voices of Inspiration, Wesley House, Chi Alpha.
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) 15 total. African Students Association, Arab Students Club, Association of Black Students, Chinese Students & Scholars, Chinese Students Association, India Association, International Students Club, Korean Students Association, Malaysian Students Organization, Thai Students Association, Turkish Students Association, Vietnamese Students Association. Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers, National Society of Black Engineers, American Indian Science and Engineering Society, Black Man's Think Tank.
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) American Association of Petroleum Geologists, American Ceramic Society, American Concrete Institute, American Foundryman's Society, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, American Institute of Chemical Engineers, American Nuclear Society, American Society of Engineering Management, American Society of Civil Engineers, American Society of Heating, Refridgeration and Air-Conditioning Engineers, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Association for Computing Machinery, Association of Engineering Geologists, Association of General Contractors, Earthquake Engineering Research Institute, Economics Student Professional Association, El Club De Espanol, French Club, Helix Life Science Club, History Club, Iron & Steel Professional Society, Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, Institute of Transportation Engineers, International Society for Explosive Engineers, Living Poets Society, Mathematical Association of America, Society of American Military Engineers, Society of Automotive Engineers, Society of Exploration Geophysicists, Society of Manufacturing Engineers, Society of Mining Engineers, Society of Petroleum Engineers, Society of Physics Students, Student Association of Management Systems, Student Missouri State Teachers Association, W. T. Schrenk Society, Water Environment Federation, Associated Students of the University of Missouri, Council of Graduate Students, Interfraternity Council, Panhellenic Council, Residence Hall Association, Student Council, St. Pat's Celebration Committee, Student Union Board, KMNR Radio, Missouri Miner, Rollamo Yearbook, Southwinds, Aikido Club, Ballroom Dancing Club, Chess Club, Cycling Club, Fencing Club, Gaming Association, In-Line Roller Hockey Club, Intramural Managers Association, Juggling Club, Lacrosse Club, Pershing Rifles, Racquetball Club, Rugby club, Spelunkers Club, Trap & Skeet Club, Ultimate! Club, Quadrangle Hall Associtation, Thomas Jefferson Hall Association, Academic Competition Team, Advances AeroVehicle Group, Arnold Air Society, Association of United States Army, Blue Sabres, Collegiate Eagle Scouts Assoc. , DaVinci Society, Delta Omicron Lambda, Formula SAE, Human Powered Vehicle Team, International Assoc. for the Exchange of Students in Technology & Engineering, Independents, Libertarians of UMR, M Club, Radio Club, Raiders, Robotics Competition Team, Rotoract, Show Me Anime, Society of Phenomenal Women, Solar Car Team, Theta Tau Omega, Toastmasters, Alpha Phi Omega, Circle K, Gamma Alpha Delta, Habitat for Humanity, Intercollegiate Knights, Lambda Sigma Pi, Omega Sigma, Up til Dawn. Campus Committees: Academic Assessment Committee, Athletic Committee, Campus Safety and Risk Management Committee, Computer Policy Committee, Facilities Planning Committee, Library and Learning Resources Committee, Parking, Security & Traffic Committee, Public Occasions Committee, Student Affairs Committee, Student Awards & Financial Aid Committee, Student Conduct Committee, Scholastic Appeals Committee, Archtectural Engineering Institute, Women In Mining, College Republicans.
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) Missouri Miner (weekly)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): St. Louis, MO (100), Springfield,MO (100)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Jefferson City, MO (45)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Rolla, MO (1)
  • Public transportation does not serve the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 21% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 1,296
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 21 fraternities
  • 18 fraternity houses
  • 25% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 4 sororities
  • 3 sorority houses
  • 24% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Navy ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution
  • Airforce ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited

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