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Salve Regina University    
 
    
 
  Dec 10, 2017
 
2014-2015 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Academic Facilities


 

The Campus

Salve Regina University adjoins Rhode Island’s renowned Cliff Walk and overlooks the Atlantic Ocean. Its 80-acre campus, which is within walking distance of Newport’s center, combines majestic gardens and horticultural attractions with historic and modern architecture. Salve Regina is located 40 minutes from Warwick’s T.F. Green Airport and two hours from Boston’s Logan Airport. The University is accessible to Providence, Boston, New York, and Cape Cod by interstate highway.

Administrative and Academic Facilities

The Office of Professional Studies, including the Offices of the Dean of Professional Studies, Graduate and Continuing Studies, and Graduate Admissions, is located on Shepard Avenue. The Office of the Registrar is located in Ochre Court, the Offices of the Provost in McAuley Hall, and the Dean of Arts and Sciences in the Gate House. Classrooms, laboratory facilities, and faculty offices are concentrated in nine buildings: O’Hare Academic Center, Angelus, Marian, McAuley Hall, McKillop Library, and Wakehurst on Ochre Point Avenue; Antone Academic Center on Lawrence Avenue; the Young Building (which also houses the Pell Center for International Relations and Public Policy) on Ruggles Avenue; Miley Hall on Webster Street. In addition, off-campus courses are offered at our Center for Adult Education  144 Metro Center, Warwick, Rhode Island.

The Library

Salve Regina’s McKillop Library opened in 1991 and now contains over 150,000 print volumes and 215,000 e-books, 7,000 DVDs, CDs, and audiobooks, and maintains subscriptions to 50,000 electronic journals which are indexed in over 100 online databases. Remote access to most of these resources is available to students and faculty 24 hours per day via the library website (http://library.salve.edu). The library contains over 100 public workstations (PCs and Macs) located throughout the building that are available for research use. The library has four study rooms that contain workstationd, whiteboards and other presentation technologies; these are bookable online. A Learning Commons on the main floor consists of collaborative group workstations, as well as comfortable furniture and a small café. A multipurpose seminar room on the main floor is equipped with 26 workstations, a Smartboard, and an instructor’s workstation for group hands-on instruction classes. This room also contains a central conference table with 14 recessed laptop computers and may be booked by student groups when not in use for other functions.

The library is a member of HELIN (Higher Education Library Information Network), a library consortium of nearby academic institutions and hospitals which share a common library system. Through HELIN, students and faculty may initiate direct online requests to borrow over six million items jointly held by member libraries. The library participates in a daily statewide library delivery service that provides items requested from other libraries. Salve Regina students may use all of these library facilities, and check out materials onsite by showing a valid Salve Regina identification card. In addition, the library is a member of the Consortium of Rhode Island Academic and Research Libraries (CRIARL), a larger group of Rhode Island research libraries that also shares resources. Requests for other research materials not held by either HELIN or CRIARL libraries may be requested online via an electronic interlibrary loan form.

The library is also a partial United States Government Documents Depository Library and makes its resources available to the Newport community at large.  For more information on library services for graduate students please go to:  http://library.salve.edu/ges/

University Computer Laboratories (UCL)

User Support Services - Computer Classrooms

The User Support Services department of Information Technologies provides technology and support for computer classrooms from our office in the McKillop Library, Room 002.

Computer classrooms are located in the Antone Academic Center, McKillop Library and O’Hare Academic Center. The computer labs center provides access and support for both PC and Mac computers, printing, scanning, multimedia services, media services and classroom technology. Those who wish to utilize classroom technology should contact User Support Services for assistance with the equipment after scheduling the room’s use through the Office of the Registrar.

In the Antone Academic Center, we provide support for two Mac labs and a Mac digital photo lab. In the McKillop Library, Room 004, we provide a lab for learning and testing in Microsoft certification, QuickBooks certification, IC(Internet and Computing Core Certification), and Miller Analogies Test (MAT), among others.  In McKillop there are three PC classrooms and several available Macs. The Center for Adult Education in Warwick, supports a PC computer lab with Internet access and printing, technology in nine classrooms, and a PC laptop open area.

For immediate assistance in any lab or technology classroom, call the Help Desk at (401) 341-7777 option 1.

The labs in McKillop are open seven days for 92 hours per week throughout the semester. Patrons are required to have a valid Salve Regina ID card, to follow a code of ethics for computing, and to log in with their University-issued network ID.

Professional staff and student lab monitors provide assistance during all User Support Services operating hours. Software assistance is available throughout the year in Microsoft Office and other applications. Current hardware and software configurations allow patrons to investigate and learn in many areas of technology and to prepare for the future job market.

Schedules indicating availability are posted outside of each lab. Computer labs are used for formal teaching, supporting curricula, workshops and individual learning assignments. Utmost attention is paid to making the labs and their resources available for student needs. Questions may be addressed to the staff in the McKillop Library, Room 002, or by calling (401) 341-2985.

Media Services

The Media Services area of Information Technologies provides students, faculty and staff with assistance as it relates to the equipment loans and services of hardware and related recording and editing projects. These services include but are not limited to:

•Hardware distribution (sound systems, projectors, laptops, screens, headsets, etc.)

•Filming

•Editing

 

Editing Policy: Media Services will assist any student, faculty, or staff member wishing to edit. Requestors are expected to follow the University policy on copyrighted materials.

Duplicating Policy: Media Services will not knowingly duplicate any copyrighted material unless written permission from the copyright holder, or authorized representative, is obtained and submitted to MS along with the material to be copied. This includes duplicating videos, audio recordings, etc.

 

Media Services loans out equipment to students, faculty and staff. A valid Salve Regina University identification card must be shown for loans. All equipment will be available for instructional purposes and University business.

Media Services sets up equipment within the University for student presentations, lectures, meetings, conferences, and workshops. Forty-eight hour notice is required before setups depending on available equipment. A week’s notice is required for videotaping lectures or student presentations. Please make an appointment for editing.

Media Services can be reached at (401)341-2221. We are located in the Garden Level of the McKillop Library, room 002. Our office hours are Monday - Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m., Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., and Sunday 12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.