Pennsylvania State University--Erie, The Behrend College Campus Info & Services

Summary

Pennsylvania State University--Erie, The Behrend College offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, day care, health service, and health insurance. Pennsylvania State University--Erie, The Behrend College also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Pennsylvania State University--Erie, The Behrend College, 70 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Pennsylvania State University--Erie, The Behrend College.

Info & Regulations

Students who have cars on campus 70%
Alcohol permitted on campus for students of legal age No

Health & Safety

Basic student services offered
nonremedial tutoring
placement service
day care
health service
health insurance
Campus safety and security services offered
24-hour foot and vehicle patrols
Late night transport/escort service
24-hour emergency telephones
Lighted pathways/sidewalks
Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Career

Career services offered
co-op education career/job search classes
on-campus job interviews alumni network
internships interest inventory
resume assistance interview training

Computer Resources

Computers available for student use in
computer center/labs
residence halls
library
student center
Tablet or laptop issued to new students N/A

Library & Museum Information

On-campus library Yes
Books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents 132,695
Museums or special academic buildings on campus The 725-acre Arboretum at Penn State Behrend contains over 200 identified species of living trees, related flora, and an herbarium. The new Mehalso Observatory was made possible by a gift from alumnus Dr. Robert Mehalso and his wife, Elizabeth. It features an 18-cm Meade refractor equipped with computer control and a CCD camera, in a new 14-ft diameter Ash dome, about 50 feet from the existing 10-foot diameter dome which was refitted with a Meade 12-inch Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope.

Learning Disabled (LD) Students

Services for LD students
remedial math tutors
remedial English priority registration
reading machines priority seating
remedial reading substitution of courses
tape recorders texts on tape
note-taking services typist/scribe
oral tests exams on tape or computer
learning center other testing accommodations
readers waiver of foreign language degree requirement
extended time for tests other

Physically Disabled Students

Services for physically disabled students
note-taking services reader services
tape recorders braille services
special housing interpreters for hearing-impaired
tutors talking books
adaptive equipment

* Campus Info & Services details based on 2012 data


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