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Union University Location, Campus Life, & Housing Information

Jackson, TN

Location and Setting


Jackson Population
67,265
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Memphis
Campus Size
360 acres

Weather

Temperature
30.9 average low in January, 89.3 average high in September
Rain
119 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
12 mile(s) from campus in Jackson
Nearest Train Station
45 mile(s) from campus in Dyersburg

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Men only housing, women only housing, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing
77% of all students
Housing Requirements
Students required to live on campus through junior year
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
23%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Not available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Bulldog
School Colors
Red and white

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x x
Basketball x x x x
Cheerleading x x x  
Cross-Country Running x x x x
Golf x x x x
Soccer x x x x
Softball x x    
Volleyball x x    
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x x
Cheerleading x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Golf x x
Soccer x x
Softball x x
Volleyball x x
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball x x
Basketball x x
Cheerleading x  
Cross-Country Running x x
Golf x x
Soccer x x
Softball    
Volleyball    
Women's Club Sports
ultimate Frisbee
Men's Club Sports
ultimate Frisbee

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
basketball, cross-country running, football, golf, racquetball, sand volleyball, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, table tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, weight lifting

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, drama theatre, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities, campus ministries, student government association, student activities council, students in free enterprise (sife)
Sororities
30% of women participate
Fraternities
29% of men participate
ROTC
 

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