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Christopher Newport University Location, Campus Life, & Housing Information

Newport News, VA

Location and Setting


Newport News Population
180,726
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Virginia Beach
Campus Size
260 acres

Weather

Temperature
30.9 average low in January, 82.9 average high in September
Rain
116 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
10 mile(s) from campus in Fort Eustis
Nearest Train Station
10 mile(s) from campus in Newport News

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Coed housing
Students in College Housing
79% of all students
Housing Requirements
Students required to live on campus through junior year
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
21%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Not available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Not available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
Campus-based University Police; Emergency Notification System; Crime Prevention Programs

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Captains (Captain Chris)
School Colors
Royal blue and silver

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x  
Basketball x   x  
Cheerleading x      
Cross-Country Running x   x  
Field Hockey x      
Football     x  
Golf x   x  
Lacrosse x   x  
Soccer x   x  
Softball x      
Tennis x   x  
Track And Field x   x  
Volleyball x      
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x  
Cheerleading x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Field Hockey x  
Football    
Golf x  
Lacrosse x  
Soccer x  
Softball x  
Tennis x  
Track And Field x  
Volleyball x  
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball x  
Basketball x  
Cheerleading    
Cross-Country Running x  
Field Hockey    
Football x  
Golf x  
Lacrosse x  
Soccer x  
Softball    
Tennis x  
Track And Field x  
Volleyball    
Women's Club Sports
crew, equestrian sports, gymnastics, rowing, sailing, skiing (cross-country), skiing (downhill), swimming and diving, table tennis, ultimate Frisbee
Men's Club Sports
cheerleading, crew, equestrian sports, gymnastics, ice hockey, rowing, rugby, sailing, skiing (cross-country), skiing (downhill), swimming and diving, table tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
basketball, football, sand volleyball, soccer, softball, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, alpha phi omega-co-ed service fraternity, campus activities board, cru, american red cross club, alpha kappa psi-co-ed business fraternity
Sororities
32% of women participate
Fraternities
26% of men participate
ROTC
Army ROTC offered on campus

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