VCOM College Catalog and Student Handbook

surrounded by rich culinary and cultural traditions found only in Louisiana. Monroe is not only home of the Monroe Coca-Cola Bottling Company, but also the birthplace of Delta Airlines, which still provides commercial service out of the Monroe Regional Airport. Centrally located in northeast Louisiana, there is easy access to Shreveport, LA (100 miles to the west) and Vicksburg, MS (75 miles to the east) along Interstate 20. The region boasts miles and miles of rivers, streams and bayous – truly a sportsman’s paradise cradled in the Lower Mississippi Delta. University of Louisiana Monroe Activities VCOM-Louisiana campus operates with a collaborative agreement with the University of Louisiana Monroe for education, research, and student activities. This collaboration offers the Louisiana campus faculty and students many benefits such as an opportunity to participate in ULM campus activities, including use of the student support services, libraries, recreational facilities, food services, parking, transportation, and student activities. These activities supplement the activities and student programs available on the VCOM Campus and utilized by students for everything from study to intramurals. The library on each campus is a state-of-the-art electronic medical resource center serving the faculty, staff and students. A library exists on each campus for faculty and staff and include modest collections of medical literature including books and journals and a robust on-line library, which includes over 300 electronic databases, including online full-text access to over 3,000 scholarly journals and more than 18,000 current serials. Physical resources of the libraries include: study carrels, a digital resource laboratory, 209 computer workstations (including laptop computers that can be checked out), photocopies, GIS workstations, and an assistive technology workstation area. Hours for VCOM’s physical libraries are available on each campus page of the website. The electronic library is available 24 hours a day. Hours for VCOM’s libraries are available at: The electronic library is available 24 hours a day. VCOM Libraries


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