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University of New Orleans

Educational Resources

Libraries

Louisiana & Special Collections Department: This department is located on the 4th floor of the library, with a reading room and staff offices. It contains manuscript and printed resources relating to Louisiana history and culture, with a special emphasis on New Orleans. Louisiana Collection: The Louisiana Collection, located in the department's reading room on the 4th floor. It contains books, city and state documents, maps, local city directories and other material related to Louisiana and New Orleans. You can explore the Louisiana Collection resources, including links to internet resources on Louisiana and New Orleans. Special Collections: Special Collections contains original archive and manuscript collections, rare books, the UNO Authors Collection, original copies of all of the university's theses and dissertations, and is the location of the library's new digital initiatives program. You can read more about diversity in the UNO Archives or search for repositories or collections throughout the region, state, nation and world at the department's home page.

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 918,932 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 3,898 current serial subscriptions.
  • 2,426,923 microforms.
  • 22,775 Audio/Visual items.
  • 23,773 e-books.

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.

Campus Resources

  • 812 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library
  • 106 Internet connections in libraries.

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.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Services

Basic

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

Remedial

reading, math

Counseling

minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, psychological, birth control

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, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • The school does not provide assistance for off-campus housing.

    Room Accessories

    • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

    Extracurricular

    • 9% 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, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, yearbook
    • Honor societies: Honors Council; Psi Chi (Psychology); Beta Alpha Psi (Accounting); Tau Beta Pi (Engineering); Beta Beta Beta (Biology); Golden Key
    • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) UNO Baptist Collegiate Ministry, Muslim Student Association
    • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Black Graduate Students Association; Chinese Students and Scholars Association; Indian Student Association; Indonesian Student Association; International Student Organization; Progressive Black Student Union; Vietnamese Student Association Latin American Student Association
    • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Student Government; Student Activities Council; Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP); Circle K International; Electric Boat Team; Ellipsis (UNO Literary Magazine); Science Fiction and Fantasy Club; UNO Ambassadors; UNO Gay and Lesbian Association (GALA); UNO Notables;
    • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) Driftwood

    Travel

    • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): New Orleans (16), Baton Rouge (86)
    • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): New Orleans (5)
    • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): New Orleans (5)
    • Public transportation serves the campus.
    • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
    • 51% of students have a car on campus

    Employment

    • School employment is available.
    • 12% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 2,137
    • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

    Greek Life

    • There are 8 fraternities
    • 0 fraternity houses
    • There are 6 sororities
    • 0 sorority houses

    ROTC

    • Army ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (Tulane University)
    • Navy ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (Tulane University)
    • Airforce ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (Tulane University)
    • Additional Policies

      class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited

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