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Academic Resources

Career Center

Passion. Purpose. Calling. The Career Center is located in the lower level of the Atrium of the Don Love Building. It offers students assistance in career planning, internship information and help with the job search after graduation.

Teaching Learning Center (TLC)

The Teaching Learning Center is Union College’s support and accessibility service provider. The TLC offers accessibility accommodations to Union students with disabilities. Integrated College Experience (ICE) is a one-year program for students who are accepted into the college with high school GPA and/or ACT scores(s) that fall below enrollment criteria. These students receive services that assist in transitioning into college life.
Personal Academic College Coaching (PACC) This program is for any student who would like assistance and support with time management, organization, study strategies, and making academic or life decisions.

Ella J. Crandall Memorial Library

The Union College Library enhances Christian values and academic achievement by preparing students to think critically, pursue knowledge, and continue learning beyond their undergraduate experiences. The library’s collection includes over 175,000 print, electronic, and media items. All electronic books, databases, and articles are accessible from any computer on campus including dorm rooms. Most databases may be accessed from off campus by logging in with a UC ID and password.Other services include interlibrary loan, photocopy machine, microform readers and printer, laminator, and a small computer room. Librarians and staff are available to assist with reference questions on a walk-in basis as well as by scheduled appointment.


Studio for Writing and Speaking

This space offers assistance while preparing a paper or speech, brainstorming, or editing punctuation and grammar. The Studio is located on the first floor of the library.  The capable student tutors work with student projects free of charge. Appointments can be made through Moodle. Walk ins welcome.

Computer Labs


Rooms 305 and 306 in the Dick Building contain 41 PC’s that operate in the Windows environment. It is managed by the Division of Business and Computer Science and is open over 75 hours per week while school is in session.


Graphic Arts Computer Lab  

The lab has 21 Macintosh iMac computers, inkjet color photo printers, B/W and color laser printers, digital card readers, and a flatbed scanner. Software includes Adobe Illustrator (drawing), Adobe photoshop (photographs), Adobe InDesign (page layout), and Adobe web design software.  

Campus Bookstore

The bookstore carries books, music, cards and gifts, clothing, personal items, food, office supplies, and more. It is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (M–Th) and from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. (F). Purchases can be paid for with cash, check, credit card, or a staff/student i.d. card. The bookstore is also the campus mailroom, it is served by US Mail, UPS, DHL and FedEx.

Office of Academic Administration

The services in this office include directing the academic council, giving raises to faculty, recommending new faculty, preparing class and exam schedules, and dealing with any student or faculty academic problems.  The academic dean is also located in this office.

Student Records


Privacy of Student Record

Union College complies with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA). Under FERPA, Union College is permitted to disclose information from a student’s education records to the student’s parents if any parent claims the student as a dependent for federal tax purposes.  Students may also grant for others to be able to have specific access to their education records in Self-Service.
Parental Notification Policy

In an effort to foster the well-being of the student and in compliance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), Union College has the right to notify parents:
If there is a health or safety emergency involving the parent’s son or daughter, and/or
If the student, who is under age 21, has violated any law or institutional policy concerning the use or possession of alcohol or a controlled substance and the institution has determined that the student has committed a disciplinary violation with respect to that use or possession.
Directory Information

Union College has designated the following items as “directory information:” 


  • name 
  • student id                                                                    
  • Access to Student Records
  • home address
  • hometown
  • local address
  • email address
  • home telephone number
  • local telephone number
  • birthday (month and day)
  • class level and major
  • dates of attendance at Union College
  • degrees and awards received at Union College
  • academic recognition
  • photograph
  • institutions attended prior to admission to Union College
  • participation in recognized activities and sports at Union College

According to the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), Union College may release directory information without the student’s written consent.  However, 
while attending Union College, students may restrict the release of their Directory Information.  In order to restrict information, a written signed and dated request must be submitted to the Office of the Registrar.  That request remains in effect until the student, in writing, removes it. Students should carefully consider the implications of restricting directory information, however.  For example, if the restriction is in effect, Union College cannot verify the student’s degree as may be requested by a potential employer.

In the case of a crisis or a potential crisis that threatens the safety of students, faculty or staff of Union College; the vice president for Academic Administration and the vice president for Student Life have full access to all current student information. This includes: student contact information, parent contact information, student schedules, student disability diagnosis as well as treatment, and medication being taken by a given student whose records are on file. Physicians’ names and contact information may also be accessed when that information is needed.