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University of Wisconsin-Parkside





Educational Resources

Libraries

Archives and Area Research Center, Special Collections, Curriculum Collection, Friends of the Library Reading Room with current/popular books, magazines and newspapers, extensive licensed electronic resources, 5050 maps

  • Member of library consortia.

Museums & Art

Language Lab, Electron Microscope, Music Lab, English Lab, Language Lab, Tutoring Center

Computing

Requirements

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

Campus Resources

  • 228 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center

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 some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing

Services

Basic

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

Remedial

reading, math, writing, study skills

Counseling

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

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

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 16% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 52% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 47% of housing units are Apartments.
  • 1% of of housing units are some other type.
  • In total, there are 3 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

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

Extracurricular

  • 25% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Asian American Celebration, Backyard Bash, Black History Month, Cinco de Mayo, Family Day, Hispanic Heritage Month
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, symphony orchestra
  • In total, there are about 72 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Lambda Pi Eta Honorary, Phi Eta Sigma Honorary Society, Sigma Tau Delta Honorary, Psi Chi National Honorary Society;
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Campus Crusade for Christ, Impact Movement, Intervarsity Christian Fellowship
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Black Student Union, Latinos Unidos, Parkside Asian Organization, Sacred Circle (Native American), Parkside International Club, Students of India, Insieme Italia, Mexican/Mexican-American Club
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Parkside Activities Board, Student Organizations Council, Ranger News, WIPZ Radio, Cirle K Club, Habitat for Humanity, Women's Rugby Club, Men's Rugby Club, Parkside Disc Golf Club, Parkside Cycling Club, Accounting Students' Association, Anthropological Society, Art Club, The Beat, Bios Club, Chemistry Club, Computer Science Club, Drama Club, Geography Club, Geosciences Club, History Club, Management Information Systems, Molecular Biology Club, Parkside Association of Communicators, Pre-Health Club, Pre-Law Society, Psychology Club, Sociology Club, Student Nurses Association at Parkside, Student Wisconsin Education Association, The Bidal Society, College Democrats, Graduate Business Student Association, The Otherside, Parkside Adult Student Alliance, Parkside Association of Wargammers, Parkside Entrepreneurs Club, Parkside Housing & Activities Board, Parkside Urban Music Association, Peer Health Educators, Rainbow Alliance, Straylight, Young Conservatives of America
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Ranger (weekly)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Mitchell International -- Milwaukee (28), Chicago, IL -- O'Hare (56)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Sturtevant, WI (8)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Kenosha (4)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 60% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 12% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 3,000
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 5 fraternities
  • 1% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 7 sororities
  • 1% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (Marquette University)
  • Additional Policies

    hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited






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