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Westfield State University

Campus Life and Facilities

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Westfield State University

Westfield, MA 01086

United States

Phone: 413-572-5218

Fax: 413-572-0520

Website

Campus Life
Quality of Life Rating: 60*
Fire Safety Rating: 83
Green Rating: 73
Environment:Town (population 25,000 - 74,999)
Campus size: (number of acres): 227.00
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Student Housing
All Undergraduates Living on Campus: 55.00
Housing Options:Coed dorms
Special housing for disabled student
Apartments for single students

Other:
Quiet housing
Assistance Finding Off-Campus Housing:No
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Student Activities
Registered Student Organizations:78
Student Activities:Academic Groups
Chamber Orchestra
Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Groups
International Student Groups
Literary Magazine
Minority Student Groups
Political Discussion Groups
Radio Station
Religious Groups
Singing Groups
Social Services Group
Speakers Forum
Theater Program
Number of Social Sororities:0
    % of women who join:0%
Number of Social Fraternities:0
% of men who join: 0
Number of Religious Organizations:3
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Student Services
Other Services:Health
Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Support Groups: Yes
Description:Queer Straight Alliance (QSA) The primary purpose of the Westfield State University Queer Straight Alliance is to educate the club and the campus community about gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender issues. The club will take an active role in providing its members and the campus with educational information and activities pertaining to sexual orientation, transgender and all gender variant identities and diversity.
Minority Support Groups: Yes
Description:a. Asian Appreciation Club The purpose of the AAC is to enrich the diversity of the Westfield State student population with an exposure to the Asian culture through various activities such as cuisine, trips, and various projects. b. International and Intercultural Club This student club will support studetns of other nations or cultures, and students who are interested in interacting with students of other nations or cultures. The club will provide these students with an opportunity to meet, to share experiences, to act as peer mentors, and to develop and facilitate programming. c. Latino Association (LAFE) LAFE is an educational, political and social organization of students at Westfield State that supports awareness of multicultural issues on campus. d. Multicultural Student Association The Multicultural Student Association exists to provide the community with opportunities to learn about and appreciate Third World cultures and issues. e. Students Advocating for Gender Equality The purpose of SAGE is to promote the discussion and support of student opportunities to encourage change for more equitable society. SAGE is committed to raising awareness about gender through activism to achieve equality. f. Hip Hop Congress The Hip Hop Congress provides the Hip Hop Generation and the Post Hip Hop Generation with the tools, resources and opportunities to make social, economic and political change on a local, regional and national level. Hip Hop Congress is the product of a merger of artists, activists and students, music and community. It is significant because it provides one of few paths for highly creative and often disenfranchised people where they can channel their energy into a strong and organized force aimed at improving their community. g. Jewish Student Organization The purpose of this organization is to experience the Jewish culture as a group and to spread awareness of important Jewish issues and traditions to the Westfield State University community. h. Muslim Student Organization Fulfillment of religious needs of Westfield State University Muslim students, faculty and staff is the primary mission of MSO. Its mission also includes presenting Islam and representing local Muslims in the society at large. It strives to build constructive relationships with both Muslims and non-Muslims in general, and with other faith communities in particular. i. Wounded Warriors This club was created to help honor veterans who have served the United States of America. This club will help honor veterans by raising money through physical competitions and community service. This club will work to help educate students about what they can do to help veterans and as well as those veterans in the community itself.
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Sports
Athletic Division:3
Men's Sports Team Name:Owls
Women's Sports Team Name:Owls
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ROTC
Army ROTC Offered:At Cooperating Institutions: Western New England University
Air Force ROTC Offered:At Cooperating Institutions: University of Massachusetts, Amherst
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Technology On Campus / Facilities
Campus-wide Internet Network: Yes
Email and Web Access Available: Yes
% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet: 100
Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms: 7
Network Access in Dorm Rooms: Yes
Network Access in Dorm Lounges: Yes
Fee for Network Use: No
Online Class Registration Available: Yes
Personal computer included in tuition for each student: No
Require Undergraduates to Own Computers: No
Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors: Yes
Description: 1. Apple 2. Dell
Special Facilities:Art gallery, language lab, electron microscope, television studio, GIS laboratory
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Key Statistics

Campus Life & Facilities

  • Quality of Life Rating:
    60*
  • Fire Safety Rating:
    83
  • Green Rating:
    73
  • Campus Environment:
    Town
  • First-Year Students
    Living on Campus:
    87%
  • All Undergraduates
    Living on Campus:
    55.00
  • # of Organizations:
    78
  • # of Social Sororities:
    0
  • # of Social Fraternities:
    0
  • Number of Religious
    Organizations:
    3
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