Moraine is on a 294-acre campus in a suburban setting in Palos Hills, Illinois, not far from Chicago. There are many activities and organizations for Moraine students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.
Moraine does not have fraternities or sororities.
Moraine has a thriving Student Newspaper. In fact, more students participate in Student Newspaper than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Moraine include Speech Team, Alliance of Latin American Students, Phi Theta Kappa and Arab Student Union.
Moraine students' favorite campus traditions are Back to School Fest, Phi Theta Kappa initiation and Student Activities Awards Banquet.
Moraine does not offer housing.
All Moraine students live off campus and 100% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Moraine. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
At Moraine there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Moraine:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Tennis||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√||√|
|Cross Country Running||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√||√|
|Basketball||√||√||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√||√|
|Soccer||√||√||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√||√|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Moraine Valley Community College is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Moraine campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
Moraine offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students.
Additionally, Moraine has campus police department, safety and security programs.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Moraine, take Interstate 294 to Palos Hills, IL. If you need to fly, book your flight to Chicago Midway airport.
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