THE DORMITORY The north and south wings of the three-unit building house the men's and women's dormitories, respectively. Rooms are furnished, heated, lighted, and supplied with hot and cold running water. The college supplies and launders blankets and linen. Bedspreads and draperies are furnished by students as they desire, and students take care of their own rooms. A sewing machine is available in the women's dormitory. Laundry rooms for both men and women are equipped with metered washing machines and driers. Electric irons are not provided by the School. Students should bring irons which operate on direct current. STUDENT HEALTH SERVICE The Medical Department conducts student health services for the benefit of all registered students who have an approved physical examina­ tion prior to admission to school in the fall and spring semesters. It is staffed by a Medical Director and qualified registered nurses. For serious emer­ gencies a competent staff of medical doctors and dentists is on call and available for the care of students for a nominal fee. The health service includes a Dispensary for consultation with a nurse and treatment of minor injuries as well as follow-up care in the more serious needs. It is open daily to students while school is in session. A nurse is on call at all hours of the day and night, for any serious emergency. Included also is a school infirmary, a ten-bed hospital, with a diet kitchen, treatment room, and laboratory. This service is operated for the benefit of the students with the cooperation of the doctors, nurses, and laboratory technicians in the School of Missionary Medicine . Hospitalization in any approved hospital is provided for students who need emergency surgery or medical care that cannot be given in the school's infirmary. This is done in conference with the doctors and upon the author­ ization of the Medical Director. Authorized hospitalization permits the student financial assistance by the College to cover board and room while in the Hospital, up to $80.00. This may also cover the doctor's fee and certain other surgical expense. It does not cover the expense of operating room, ambulance, special nurse, or X-ray. Likewise, it is not authorized for maternity cases, chronic condi­ tions, any accidents due to carelessness, or any condition already covered by other insurance. Medical examinations required for the issuance of General Elementary Credentials by the State Department are given to all Seniors upon request by the Education Department. PRACTICAL CHRISTIAN SERVICE DEPARTMENT At the beginning of each semester, a full-time Director of the Christian Service Department interviews each student to ascertain the best practical outlet for, and application of, the truth taught in the classes. While at Biola, in order to prepare him better for work in the various areas of service in the church and community, a student is expected to 28

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