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Dartmouth College

Services and Facilities

Address

6016 McNutt Hall
Hanover, NH 03755

Website

http://www.dartmouth.edu

Admissions E-mail

admissions.office@dartmouth.edu

Student Services

Basic services offered:
nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, health service, health insurance, other
Remedial learning services offered:
N/A
Counseling services offered:
minority student, career, personal, academic, psychological, birth control, religious

Career Center

Career services include:
on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other
Graduates who enter job market in field related to major:
Within six months of graduation:
N/A
Within one year of graduation:
N/A
Within two years of graduation:
N/A
Firms that most frequently hire graduates:
N/A

Library

School has a library on campus?
Yes
School is a member of library consortia?
Yes
Number of books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents:
2,511,667
Number of current serial subscriptions:
58,264
Number of microforms:
2,584,144
Number of audiovisual materials:
768,844
Number of E-books:
178,728
Additional library facilities:
Nine campus libraries include Dana (biomedical), Feldberg (business and engineering), Kresge (physical sciences), Matthews-Fuller (health sciences), Paddock (music), Rauner (special collections), and Sherman (art). Baker-Berry (humanities, social sciences, mathematics, general science) provides state of the art teaching facilities, computer clusters, an expanded media center, group study rooms, and a 24-hour cafe/study area. A storage library off campus holds fragile and lesser-used materials.
Museums or special academic buildings on campus:
Hood Museum (arguably the oldest museum in continuous operation in North America)contains art and scientific instruments. Hopkins Center for the Performing Arts (including the Jaffe-Friede and Strauss Galleries). Orozco murals in Baker Library. Shattuck Observatory, Skiway, Boathouse, Moosilauke Ravine Lodge, Hanover Inn. Dartmouth Row (19th century buildings). MRI, electron microscope, mass spectrometer, confocal microscopes, laser catapults.

Computer Resources

Students required to take a computer course?
No
Students required to lease/own a computer?
Yes
Number of computers available to all students:
250
Internet access available to all students?
Yes
E-mail accounts available to all students?
Yes
Computers available for student use in:
computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
Number of open, wired network connections available to students:
In the library (excluding computer labs):
1,627
In classrooms:
2,000
In computer labs:
1,500
Elsewhere in the school/university:
15,000
Does the school have a wireless network?
Yes
Areas where wireless network is available:
in all the libraries; in all classrooms; in computer labs; in administrative/faculty offices and work areas; in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing; in all school buildings and on all school property
Total approximate number of simultaneous users that can be accommodated by the wireless network:
40,000
Recommended computer operating system on campus:
Microsoft Windows
Percentage of college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing units wired for high-speed Internet access:
100%
Student webpages permitted?
Yes
Is online registration for classes available?
Yes

Campus Safety

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)

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