GRADUATE FACILITIES AND SERVICES
Campus Computer Center. A campus-wide personal computer network supports a wide variety of software applications for college faculty, staff, and students. The use of three clusters of high-performance computers is available to Walla Walla College students free of charge.
Disability Support Services. Walla Walla College is committed to responding to the needs of students with disabilities as outlined in Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. The college provides program access to students with documented disabilities through a variety of services and equipment. The Disability Support Services office coordinates academic accommodations which include, but are not limited to: testing accommodations, note takers, alternate text formats, and classroom relocation. Services must be arranged in advance and require documentation of the disability. For more information about any of these services, contact Disability Support Services, (509-527-2366). Policies are also available on the Internet at www.wwc. edu\services\tlc\dss.
Library Resources and Services. The combined WWC libraries contain over 200,000 book volumes and hold over 1,200 current periodical titles.
The Library=s Home Page at library.wwc.edu is the starting point for most library research at WWC and its branch campuses. The Library=s fully automated INNOPAC Catalog can be searched from that page as can over 80 databases to which the Library subscribes. Branching from the Library=s Home page are web pages designed specifically for students at the Montana Graduate Social Work site.
Using the INNOPAC Catalog, students can search collections at the Peterson Memorial Library, Curriculum Library, Rosario Marine Biological Station, Montana Graduate Social Work site and branch Nursing Library in Portland, OR. The INNOPAC catalog is accessible to anyone with an Internet connection. Selected databases are also available from the library=s home page . They include such key resources as BIOSIS, Ingenta Uncover, EBSCO=s Academic Search Full-Text Premier, ERIC, ArticleFirst, Medline, NewsBank, Proquest Direct, PsychInfo, Social Work Abstracts, and WorldCat. These databases can be accessed from any on-campus computer connected to the College=s local area network. Off-campus access to these databases is also available to current students, faculty and staff of Walla Walla College.
Microform readers make accessible microforms of periodicals and other scholarly material. In addition, the library=s Media Center provides a small collection of videos and equipment for viewing various media.
Resources in other libraries are available to students and faculty members through the library=s membership in several resource sharing cooperatives, including NAPCU (Northwest Association of Private Colleges and Universities) and ALICE (Adventist Library Information Cooperative). Materials not held at one of the College=s libraries can be procured through the Interlibrary Loan/Document Delivery service operated by the Reference Department. WWC students with validated identification cards also have access to the library facilities of Whitman College, a private liberal-arts college located in downtown Walla Walla.
Marine Station. Walla Walla College maintains a biological research station at Rosario Beach, adjoining Deception Pass State Park, Anacortes, Washington. This facility occupies 40 acres of beach and timberland, and includes three laboratory buildings, a cafeteria, assembly hall, shop, and 29 cabins for student and staff housing.
Rigby Hall. The facilities of the Department of Biological Sciences in Rigby Hall include staff and graduate student offices, classrooms and teaching laboratories. Also available are controlled-environment chambers, radioisotope laboratory, animal house and greenhouse, photographic darkroom, wood shop, student lounge, and computer lab.
Smith Hall. Facilities of the School of Education and Psychology include offices for staff and graduate assistants, classrooms with Internet and campus network access, laboratories for testing, a curriculum library, and a student lounge. A child development center provides students with an opportunity to work with young children in a preschool setting. Smith Hall also houses a recently remodeled counseling center consisting of three private counseling rooms and a group room. These rooms are fully equipped with one-way mirrors and video and audio recording capability.
Social Work/Sociology Buildings. These facilities house faculty and administrative offices, the Social Service Reading Collection, and a classroom.