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Clarkson University

Campus Life and Facilities

Clarkson U. Students Say...

Clarkson is working on improving its campus. There’s a lot of construction going on, and the school recently completed “a new student center with a huge movie theater, forum, open bar, free pool tables, and a virtual game room.” However, “the facilities need to be upgraded.” The library is “pitiful,” and the “Internet connection is abysmal.” Food a... More More

Visiting And Contact Information

8 Clarkson Ave, Box 5605

Potsdam, NY 13699

United States

Phone: 315-268-6480

Fax: 315-268-7647


Campus Life
Quality of Life Rating: 67
Fire Safety Rating: 92
Green Rating: 88
Environment:Village (population 5,000 - 24,999)
Campus size: (number of acres): 640.00
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Campus Safety
Campus Security Report: http://www.clarkson.edu/campussafety/crime_stats/

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/

Student Housing
All Undergraduates Living on Campus: 83.00
Housing Options:Coed dorms
Special housing for disabled student
Men's dorms
Special housing for international students
Women's dorms
Fraternity/sorority housing
Apartments for single students
Assistance Finding Off-Campus Housing:No
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Student Activities
Registered Student Organizations:148
Student Activities:Academic Groups
Chamber Orchestra
Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Groups
International Student Groups
Minority Student Groups
Political Discussion Groups
Radio Station
Religious Groups
Singing Groups
Social Services Group
Student Film Society
Student Union
Team Managers
Theater Program
Number of Honor Societies:15
Number of Social Sororities:4
    % of women who join:15%
Number of Social Fraternities:11
% of men who join: 12
Number of Religious Organizations:4
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Student Services
Other Services:Health
Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Support Groups: Yes
Description:See http://www.clarkson.edu/pipeline/
Minority Support Groups: Yes
Description:See http://www.clarkson.edu/pipeline/
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Athletic Division:3
Men's Sports Team Name:Golden Knights
Women's Sports Team Name:Golden Knights
Team Mascot:Knight
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Army ROTC Offered:On-Campus
Air Force ROTC Offered:On-Campus
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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: 46
Average Number of PC's per Lab: 6.00
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: Yes
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
Recommend: Laptop
Undergraduates that Own Computers: 99.00
Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors: Yes
Description: Lenovo Dell HP
Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses: Yes
Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations: Yes
Special Facilities:The Student Center is a place where students can come to spend time between classes, study, and hold meetings and late night events. In it is the Forum, an innovative auditorium in the form of a stairwell equipped with a massive video wall (you have to see it to believe it). The Deneka Family Fitness Center offers a full workout facility with an assortment of cardiovascular machines, a weight room and classes. The Denny Brown Adirondack Lodge is home to the Outing Club and the starting point for outdoor adventures. The Outing Club also maintains the Canoe House on the Raquette River, housing canoes and kayaks for student use. Glass walkways connect all hill campus academic bulidings, so student need not venture out during inclement weather between classes.
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