Campus Life and Facilities
Coll. of the Atlantic Students Say...
Because each person is taught that “voices and actions count,” most students tend to focus on the sustainability efforts within campus and participate in one of the college’s many groups. The college allows students to “give faculty reviews” and “even [participate] in the hiring of the staff,”...
All Undergraduates Living on Campus:
Assistance Finding Off-Campus Housing:
Special housing for disabled student
COA does offer substance-free housing. All COA residences aspire to be green and environmentally conscious. 51 beds are located in state-of-the-art green houses with composting toilets, energy-efficient lighting, wood pellet heat, and specially insulated walls. Others are located in turn-of-the-century former summer homes.
GREEK LIFE: % OF STUDENT BODY WHO...
Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Groups
International 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 :None
Men's Sports Team Name :Blackflies
Women's Sports Team Name :Blackflies
COA students offer a student-run support group. Our health services clinic also provides counseling on issues related to gender.
Minority Support Groups
COA students have an international students group.
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
Average Number of PC's per Lab: 9.00
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: No
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: University of Maine Computer Connection
Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses: No
Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations: No
Special Facilities: George B. Dorr Natural History Museum with touch tank and student-created dioramas, Ethel H. Blum Art Gallery, two off-site organic farms, two island research stations, a (mostly) solar-powered pottery studio, greenhouse, Geographic Information Systems lab, Green Graphics Studio, Deering Common Campus Center with meditation room, organic community garden, several more formal gardens, Outdoor equipment includes two ocean-going vessels, sailboats, and several canoes and kayaks, bicycles for loan, plus gear for winter activities. We also have a protected wilderness area, the 100-acre Protectorate.