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Villanova University





Educational Resources

Libraries

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 746,500 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 10,800 current serial subscriptions.
  • 998,579 microforms.
  • 24,500 Audio/Visual items.
  • 3,000 e-books.

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

  • 1,400 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 100 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 6,000 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 4,000 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 7,900 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 some 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 5,000 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

health service, health insurance, other

Remedial

math, writing, study skills

Counseling

minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, religious

Career

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

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.
  • 70% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 10% of housing units are Singles.
  • 58% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 5% of housing units are Triples.
  • 27% of housing units are Apartments.
  • 0% of of housing units are some other type.
  • In total, there are 26 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 50% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 85% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Multicultural Night; Balloon Day; NovaFest; Special Olympics Fall Festival; Midnight Mania; Sunshine Day; Homecoming; Student Musical Theater musicals; Jazz Festival; Literary Festival; Welcome Back Picnic; Outdoor Masses; Up 'til Dawn; Relay for Life; Golf Club; Sailing Club; Ultimate Frisbee Club; Villanova Debate Society
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, television station, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 155 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Alpha Epsilon Delta(Pre-med); Alpha Sigma Lambda; Beta Gamma Sigma (Business); Chi Alpha Epsilon(Multicultural); Chi Epsilon (Engineering); Delta Phi Alpha (German); Delta Sigma Epsilon (Catholic); Eta Kappa Nu (Electrical Engineering); Gamma Phi (Business); Gamma Theta Upsilon (Geography); Kappa Delta Pi (Graduate Education); Lambda Oi Eta (Communication Arts); National Society of Collegiate Scholars (General-Fr/So); Omicron Delta Epsilon (Economics); Omicron Delta Kappa (Leadership); Order of Omega (Greek); Phi Alpha Theta (History); Phi Beta Kappa (Interdisciplinary); Phi Sigma (Biology); Phi Sigma Tau (Philosophy); Pi Delta Phi (French); Pi Mu Epsilon (Mathematics); Pi Sigma Alpha (Political Science); Pi Tau Sigma (Mechanical Engineering); Psi Chi (Psychology); Sigma Delta Pi (Spanish); Sigma Pi Sigma (Physics); Sigma Theta Tau (Nursing); Sigma Xi (Scientific Research); Tau Beta Pi (Engineering); Upsilon Pi Epsilon (Computer Science); National Society of Collegiate Scholars
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Eucharistic Ministry Program; Faith Sharing Groups; GIFT (Growing in Faith Together); HEC (Handicapped Encounter Christ); Pastoral Musicians; Retreat Program; Habitat for Humanity; Mission Service Trip Program; Muslim Student Association; Interfaith Prayer Group;
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Arab Cultural Society; Asian Student Association; Black Cultural Society; Chinese Club; Chinese Student Association; French Club; German Club; Hellenic Society; Hillel; Hispanic Society; Indian Student Association; Irish Cultural Society; Italian Club; Japanese Club; Multicultural Student League; Muslim Student Association; Native American Student Association; South Asian Multicultural Organization of Student of America; Spanish Club; Latin American Student Organization; African Student Association; Caribbean Student Association;
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Academic Competition; Alpha Phi Omega; American Institute of Chemical Engineers; American Society of Civil Engineers; Anthology-Literary/Art magazine; Arabic Culture Society; Association for Computing Machinery; Auto Club; Belle Air Yearbook; Blue Key Society; C&F Peer Counselors; Campus Activities Team; Change; Chinese Student Union; College Democrats; College Republicans; Delta Phi Alpha National German Honor Society; Engineering Student Council; Gamma Sigma Epilson-Chemistry Honors Society; German Club; Good Schools Pennsylvania-Villanova Chapter; Hispanic Society; History Club; IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers); IFC; International Business Society; International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering; Irish Cultural Society; Italian Club; Japanese Club; Lambda Pi Eta; LeCercle Francais (French Club); Mock Trial Team; Multicultural Students League; Muslim Student Association; National Society of Collegiate Scholars; Native American Student Association; NROTC MEC Team; Omicron Delta Kappa; Organization of Human Services; Panhellenic; Philosphy Club; Philosphy Graduate Student Union; Physics Club; Pi Delta Phi French Honor Society; Public Relations Student Society of America; Society for Human Resource Management; Society of Women Engineers; Special Olympics; Steel Bridge/Concrete Canoe Teams; Student Alumni Relations Team (START); Student Government; Student Nurses Association of Pennsylvania; Student PSEA; Tau Beta Pi; Thundercats; TV Production Club; Undergraduate Nursing Senate; Up 'til Dawn; Villanova Ambassadors; Villanova Armenian Club; Thundercats; TV Production Club; Undergraduate Nursing Senate; Up 'til Dawn; Villanova Ambassadors; Villanova Armenian Club; Thundercats; TV Production Club; Undergraduate Nursing Senate; Up 'til Dawn; Villanova Ambassadors; Villanova Armenian Club; Villanova Chess Club; Villanova Equity Society; Villanova Hardware Club; Villanova NROTC "Whiskey Company"; Villanova NROTC Color Guard; Villanova NROTC Semper Fi; Villanova Polish Cultural Club; Villanova Robotics Club; Villanova Running Club; Villanova Ski and Snowboard Extreme; Villanova Ski Team; Villanova Tennis Club; Villanova Times; Villanova Ultimate Society; Villanova University Japanese Animation Club; Villanova University College Republicans; Villanova University Equestrian Club; Villanova University Mini-Baja; Villanova University Space Shuttle Experiment Program; Villanova University Tech Crew; Villanova Astronomical Society; Villanovan; VUMES; WXVU Villanova Radio;
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) Villanovan - once weekly;

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Philadelphia (21), Allentown,PA (55)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Philadelphia, PA (12)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Philadelphia, PA (12)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • Not all students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 48% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 17% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 1,500
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 9 fraternities
  • 0 fraternity houses
  • 10% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 9 sororities
  • 0 sorority houses
  • 23% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Navy ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Airforce ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (St. Joseph's University)
  • Additional Policies

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






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