Campus Life and Facilities
Mount Holyoke Says...
About the Region
Mount Holyoke is located in South Hadley, Massachusetts, in the Pioneer Valley--one of the most beautiful areas in New England and one of the most intellectually and culturally vibrant regions in the United States.
The Pioneer Valley, in western Massachusetts, is home to the...
Mount Holyoke Students Say...
Mount Holyoke is known for its “beautiful campus” that provides a “plethora of opportunities beyond the classroom in terms of extracurricular activities.” Students say, “It’s a wonderful, inviting and challenging environment,” where “smart, passionate, diverse women come together…in a beautiful...
All Undergraduates Living on Campus:
Assistance Finding Off-Campus Housing:
Special housing for disabled student
Apartments for single students
Special housing arrangements available upon request.
GREEK LIFE: % OF STUDENT BODY WHO...
Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Groups
International Student Groups
Minority Student Groups
Political Discussion Groups
Social Services Group
Student Film Society
Registered Student Organizations
Number of Honor Societies
Number of Social Sororities
Number of Religious Organizations
Athletic Division :Division III
Women's Sports Team Name :Lyons
Team Mascot :Lyon
# of sports for women, varsity
Women's Athletics List, Varsity
Men's Athletics list, Varsity
True Colors is the Mount Holyoke College student organization for providing a safe space, support, activism, outreach, and social functions for all those who identify as a sexual minority, gender minority, and/or an ally both at Mount Holyoke and in the greater community.
Jeannette Marks House (Cultural House):
The Jeannette Marks House provides a safe space and community center for lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, and allied students. The space’s resources include a queer-friendly library. The house, established in 1999, is named after Jeannette Marks, a Mount Holyoke professor and partner of former president Mary Woolley.
Minority Support Groups
Eliot House: https://www.mtholyoke.edu/facilities/eliot_house
Betty Shabazz Cultural Center:
Wa-Shin-An (Japanese meditation garden and tea house):
Asian Center for Empowerment:
Eliana Ortega Cultural Center:
Zowie Banteah Cultural Center:
Kosher dining: https://www.mtholyoke.edu/dining/kosher
Various cultural and ethnic student organizations (includes Asian American Sisters in Action, Chinese Cultural Association, Native Spirit, and Sistas in Science):
Technology On Campus / Facilities
Campus-wide Internet Network: Yes
Email and Web Access Available: Yes
% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet: 80%
Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms: 150
Average Number of PC's per Lab: 20.00
Network Access in Dorm Rooms: Yes
Network Access in Dorm Lounges: Yes
Fee for Network Use: No
Student Web Pages Permitted: Yes
Student Web Pages Provided: No
Partnerships with Technology Companies: Yes
Online Class Registration Available: Yes
Personal computer included in tuition for each student: No
Require Undergraduates to Own Computers: No
Undergraduates that Own Computers: 95%
Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors: Yes
Description: Smith College Computer Store
Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses: Yes
Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations: Yes
Special Facilities: Art and historical museums, bronze-casting foundry, child study center, audio-visual center, language learning center, greenhouse, Japanese meditation garden, equestrian center, observatory, linear accelerator, electron microscope, refracting telescope, nuclear magnetic resonance equipment, McCulloch Center for Global Initiatives, Weissman Center for Leadership and the Liberal Arts, Miller Worley Center for the Environment.
Quality of Life Rating
The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.
Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety/
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