Q: Will I live in a cramped dorm?
A: No way. We have no traditional dorm rooms here. You will live in townhouse or apartment-style residence halls. You will share your apartment with two to five fellow students in suites. You'll have a living room, kitchen, private bath, and three bedrooms.
Q: Are there exercise facilities on campus?
A: You bet. You'll find eveyrthing you need to work up a sweat at the Sport and Fitness Center: stair climbers, treadmills, stationary bikes, free weights and other variable resistance machines. You can swim laps or take a casual dip in our six-lane, NCAA-regulation swimming pool. If you're into aerobics or yoga, you can do that in our dance studio. You can also particpate in a variety of sports in the arena or fieldhouse.
Q: Can I have a friend visit me on campus?
A: Of course. You can have guests over any time between the hours of 8 a.m. to 1 a.m. You can also have overnight guests for a limited number of days each month. Your overnight guests will need to sign in with campus police before their visit.
Q: What is there to do off campus?
A: Lots. You can take in a movie, go bowling, ice skate, play miniature golf, snow tube, hike, bike, snowshoe, hunt, fish or treat yourself to dinner at one of several restaurants -- and that's all without leaving Bradford. If you want to go a little farther, you can visit Erie, PA, or Buffalo or Niagara FAlls, NY, for other activities.
Q: Will I meet students with similar interests?
A: Definitely. Our diverse student body brings together students of all ages, races, and abilities. And, we have more than 40 clubs and organizations on campus, so, you'll be able to find people who like the sames things as you. However, you'll also meet others who will challenge your ideas, teach you things and help you grow.
Q: Are freshmen allowed to have a car on campus?
A: Yes. In fact, all students are allowed to keep a vehicle on campus. We have ample parking, so you won't have to park miles away from your residence hall or academic building. However, if you have a vehicle on campus, you will need to pay a $60 parking fee.
Q: Should I bring my own computer?
A: You don't have to. We have six computer labs, and some are open 24 hours a day. However, if you choose to bring one, you will have an Internet connection in your bedroom and our campus has a wireless network you can access. We also provide free software to help troublshoot any computing problems you might have.
Q: Are religious services available on campus?
A: Yes. Catholic Campus Ministries says Mass on campus once a week for members of the campus and Bradford community. We will also provide you with information regarding worship activities for other faiths. And, many off-campus congregations will provide transportation if you need it.
Q: Is Pitt-Bradford a dry campus?
A: No. Students 21 and older are allowed to have alcohol on campus. Our Campus Police officers enforce all Pennsylvania laws regarding the consumption of alcohol, and specially trained student employees enforce all campus rules and regulations.