Continuing Students: Procedure for Reserving Campus Housing Continuing on-campus students desiring to reserve on-campus housing for the fall must sign up for the room of their choice accord ing to the reservation schedule in the spring. Commuter students desiring to live on campus need to contact the Housing Manager. Commuter Students Students who live off campus are an important part of our university community. Because it may take more effort for commuter students to feel a part of a university community, commuter students are strongly encouraged to interact with those students living in resi dence halls and to participate in student life on campus. Involve ment in clubs and leade rship opportunities is strongly encouraged . For undergraduate students, the Student Senate and the Student Relations Board have designated positions which provide representa tional status for commuters. Information and services for commuter students, including commuter hostel housing, are handled through the Student Affairs Division and the Department of Auxiliary Services. Food Service Biola provides excellent food service for all students. A wide variety of entrees, sandwiches, soups, fresh fruits, bread, beverages, and desserts is offered. The food service staff will work out individual programs for students with specia l dietary requirements or weight reduction programs prescribed by a physician. A variety of meal plans are available. All students living in the residence halls are required to choose either a 10-, 12-, 15- or 20-flex meal plan. (The numbers indicated are meals per week.) A "flex" plan is 10, 12, 15 or 20 meals per week at Cafe Biola, our dining room, plus "flex points"to purchase additional meals either at Cafe Biola, the Eagles' Nest, our on-campus coffee shop, or Common Grounds, our coffee house.
plies, dorm-room furniture/ accessories, gift items and music. The bookstore welcomes special orders via its 1-800-MY-BIOLA phone line. For a fee, Fax messages may be sent or received at the Bookstore and a quick-turnaround photo development service is provided. A convenience store (located inside the bookstore) contains a generous selection of soft drinks, juices, yogurts, ice cream, snacks and candies. During school breaks and vacations the Bookstore has shortened hours. Please call (562) 903-4883 for information. Website: www.biolabookstore.com. Computer Store Located next to the Bookstore, the Biola Computer Store offers exceptional pricing on Apple Macintosh and Dell Windows products through special agreements with these companies. Designed to meet the academic community's needs for computers, software and accessories, the student will find most of their computing needs conveniently met, at very competitive prices. Through agreements with Microsoft, Adobe, Macromedia, Corel and others, some software can be purchased at one-half to one-third the non-academic rate. Visit our website at: www.computerstore.biola.edu for the latest products and pricing.The Computer Store keeps different hours than the bookstore, please call ahead (562) 903-4884 or visit our website to check our hours. Health Services SERVICES The Student Health Center provides acute, ambulatory health services for all current registered Biola students. The facility is located directly adjacent to the library. Consultation with a physician or a nurse is free; however, there are assigned fees for medications or specific treatments. There is no third party billing service available. Payment is required at the time of each visit by cash, check or credit card. No student account billing is provided. No children's services are available at the Health Center. INSURANCE All students who enroll in seven units or more or those students who live in a campus residence hall are required to have current health insurance. Personal HMO Insurance plans must provide coverage in this local area. Biola facilitates enrollment in a catastrophic accident and illness policy for those who do not have an insurance plan pro viding coverage locally. Cost of this insurance is subject to change. HEALTH REQUIREMENTS Undergraduates: All students who register for seven units or more and those who are living in residence halls are required to have an entrance physical exam completed by a physician, N.P. or P.A. using the standardized Student Health Center physical exam form. Return completed form to the Health Center for filing. Non-Resident Graduates: A completed Student Health History, im munization record and current TB test (within one year), are required. Please submit forms to the Health Center.
There is a 5-flex meal plan which is provided only for commuter students or students who reside in the Biola apartments.
Duplicating Center The Biola Duplicating Center, located on the McNally Campus, is ava ilabl e to students, staff, faculty and the public. The duplicating center has high-speed duplicating equipment and can do a variety of jobs, including thermal binding, tabs, covers, color copying, color posters and banners, etc. Our prices are generally lower than off-campus duplicating stores. There is also an after-hou rs drop box located outside of the duplicating center. Bookstore The Biola Bookstore is open Monday through Saturday for the convenience of the students, faculty, staff and public. All required textbooks, as well as general books and supplies, are available.The Bookstore has a large selection of Christian books and offers Bibles in a variety of styles and bindings at substantial discounts. Biola insignia clothing and a large selection of greeting cards, school sup-
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