Campus Life for the Prison Management Certification Program
Ada, Ohio is a quaint Midwestern town of 5,582 residents. Ada is an excellent example of small town America, with many shops and stores locally owned. It has a coffee shop directly across from campus, a business district full of stores, restaurants, and boutiques, a movie theatre charging only $4.00 per ticket. The restaurants serve a variety of cuisines, including American, Mexican, Chinese, and Italian. Ada is a multi-dimensional town, with the grain elevators and railroad tracks serving as a divider; one dimension is represented by the town itself and the University with five colleges and new facilities representing another dimension. Ada presents students with all of the amenities of a modern University setting for academics surrounded by a small town atmosphere.
Students will have the option of living in University-provided apartments or living on their own in Ada. University apartments are fully furnished, air conditioned, and have furnished kitchens. University apartments have two bedrooms with a shared bath. Utilities are provided through the cost of housing.
Students choosing to reside off campus will be responsible for finding and furnishing their own residences. Assistance in locating a place to live and furnishings can be provided if requested. Students living off campus will be responsible for all utilities and services.
The Ohio Northern University community works diligently to provide all students with a variety of services and programs These services are available for all students to take advantage of. Services include:
- Student Health Center and Pharmacy
- Counseling Center
- Fitness Center
- The University's Office of Multicultural Affairs
The Office of Multicultural Affairs sponsors a number of activities designed to promote and educate the campus community on cultural diversity. The office works with student organizations, such as the World Student Organization, the Hispanic Students Organization, and the Muslim Students Association in organizing campus activities and speakers. The University also provides a Multicultural House where students can congregate and hold organizational meetings, while the chapel includes a multi-faith room for diverse religious observances.
Heterick Memorial Library is the primary library used by undergraduate students. It is a three-story building, with two computer labs, a music media laboratory, private study rooms, group study rooms, a large selection of bound periodicals, and a wide selection of books. The library is also networked with other Ohio libraries to provide students with any literary materials that may be needed.
The Taggert Law Library has been ranked as the top private law school library in Ohio by The National Jurist. It has over 400,000 volumes, covering state, federal, and international law. It has plenty of space to accommodate individual or group studying.