COMPUTER CENTER Located within the bookstore, the Computer Sales Center is designed to meet the computer requirements of the cam­ pus for hardware, software and related accessories which are available to Biota fac ul ty, staff and registered Biota students at discounts. Featuring Apple 's Macintosh, the Computer Cen­ ter provides the computing tools that students will find useful in their course of study at Biota. Several courses, including freshman English , require that students have access to the Macintosh for completion of course requirements. The intent of the Computer Center is to supply the Biota campus community with computers, related software and accessories. These are sold exclusively to enrolled students, faculty and staff and are strictly for the purpose of enhancing the educational process. All areas of the Biota Bookstore will have special hours during summer and vacation times; reduced hours during Interterm. The computer center has different hours than the bookstore. Please check with the bookstore. STUDENT HEALTH CENTER Biota University offers health service to all registered students at the student health center located directly across from the library. Visits to consult with the doctor or nurse are free, how­ ever there is a charge for medications and treatments. Payment is required at the time of each visit. In addition, services have been expanded to include spouses of enrolled students for a $15.00 fee for physician services, plus additional payment for medications and treatments. No chi/Jinm are treated al the health cenler. The student health center is equipped to handle acute-care walk-ins and scheduled appointments. If the nature of illness is not treatable at this facility, students will be referred off-campus to nearby hospitals or special ty physician services. Office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. The office is closed for lunch from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m., or as otherwise posted. All students taking 7 units or more/ or those who are living in a university facility must have health insurance. Biota offers a medical insurance plan for catastrophic illness or accident. Stu­ dents not covered by their own insurance may choose to use this plan. Cost of this insurance is subject to change. Students enrolled in competetive sports will be charged a mandatory fee for athletic insurance regardless of other insurance coverage. Please check with the health center staff for specific information. CAMPUS SAFETY Biola's Campus Safety Office has a genuine concern for the safety of individual students as well as the community as a whole. Campus Safety's primary responsibility is to protect the people and property of Biola Universi ty. This includes the responsibility for all persons at the University (e .g., stu­ dents, faculty, staff and visitors) and for all property owned or operated by the University. Trained officers are on duty 24 hours a day and are willing to assist students.

The Campus Safety Department offers special services such as a campus escort service, a rape prevention program which includes several films and a seminar, bicycle registration ser­ vice, and Operation Identification (engraving of personal prop­ erty for positive identification in case of theft) throughout the year. Vehicle registration, traffic control, building security, assistance in medical emergencies and university swithchboard are additional services handled by this department. Recogniz­ ing that a Christian university is not exempt from crime and danger, students are asked to use common sense and caution in every aspect of their activities. Crime statistics are available

upon request at the Office ofCampus Safety. INTERNATIONAL STUDENT SERVICES

Biola University believes that students from various cul­ tures contribute significantly to the community. The diversity that comes from their experiences enhances our environment of faith and learning. We also believe Biola can contribute to the international attempt to provide services which will help the international student to acclimate to the University. Con­ tact the Students Affairs Office for further information. DISABLED STUDENT SERVICES The Coordinator of Services to the Disabled works with both the physically and learning disabled to provide personal assistance and service. Included are issues of accessibility, curriculum, transportation , housing and registration. Please contact the Office of Student Affairs. COUNSELING SERVICES Personal counsel ing services are avai lable to interested graduate and undergraduate students for a modest adminis­ trative fee. Individual counseling, group counseling, pre­ engagement, premarital and marital counseling are avai lable during the school year and summer months. Groups for spe­ cial needs, workshops and seminars are held throughout the year. Inquiries may be made in person at the Biola Counsel­ ing Center or by phone at extension 4800. Emergency ser­ vice during non-clinic hours can be obtained through the on call counselor at (310) 9034800. CAREER AND LEARNING ASSISTANCE SERVICES The Career and Learn ing Assistance Service offers a var i­ ety of services and programs to Biola students. Career Services Career services include personal career counseling, interest testing, career-related workshops, internships, reference files, career fair, recruitment and career exploration workshops. A computerized career-information program is available to all students at no cost. The center has a resource library contain­ ing information about internships and jobs, company literature graduate programs, and career paths related to majors offered at Biola. Students may receive personal assistance from student peer counselors or make an appointment to see a professional career counselor. Services are available to alumni.

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