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University of Texas-Dallas

Educational Resources

Libraries

The History of Aviation Collection, The Wineburgh Philatelic Research Library, The Belsterling Collection, Callier Center Library for Speech and Hearing Disorders

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 947,305 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 28,554 current serial subscriptions.
  • 2,731,833 microforms.
  • 21,542 Audio/Visual items.
  • 270,420 e-books.

Museums & Art

Special adaptive technology computer for disabled patrons equiped with ZoomText Extra Level 2, Jaws for Windows, Optelec Clear View 700, Kurzweil 100, Braille Blazer printer and Duxbury for Windows.

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

  • 700 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library
  • 40 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 75 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 700 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 200 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.
  • 0% 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 5,000 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, women's center, health service, other

Remedial

reading, math, writing, study skills

Counseling

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

Career

co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, 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

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 21% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 100% of housing units are Apartments.
  • In total, there are 55 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 33% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 0% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 18% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Sounds of Class, Homecoming, Holiday Sing, Green Lecture Series, Divison III Athletics
  • Student activities: dance, drama/theater, radio station, student government, student newspaper
  • In total, there are about 264 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Alpha Epsilon Delta, Golden Key International Honour Society, Omicron Delta Epsilon National Economics Honor Society, Psi Chi, Phi Theta Kappa
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Please visit http: //www. utdallas. edu/student/union/csi/, for a current list of all registered student organizations.
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Please visit http: //www. utdallas. edu/student/union/csi/, for a current list of all registered student organizations.
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Please visit http: //www. utdallas. edu/student/union/csi/, for a current list of all registered student organizations.
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The UTD Mercury (bi-weekly)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Dallas/Ft. Worth (23), Dallas - Love Field (19)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Dallas, TX (18)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Richardson, TX (4)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 90% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 9% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 3,052
  • Freshman are discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 6 fraternities
  • 0 fraternity houses
  • 5% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 5 sororities
  • 0 sorority houses
  • 3% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (University of Texas at Arlington)
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (University of North Texas)
  • Additional Policies

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

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