Student Life: Offices & Services
The following offices are available to serve all Malone students:
Office of Student Development : 330.471.8273 or 8273 from an on campus land line.
The Student Development staff strives to demonstrate a Christ-centered approach to student development through personal and professional interaction with students. The Office of Student Development, located in the Randall Campus Center (The Barn), provides students with an information center of trained professional staff to answer questions and help students adjust to University life. See the Student Development homepage for more information.
Counseling Center: 330.471.8279, 330.471.8439, or 8279/8439 from on-campus land lines
The Counseling Center, located on the third level of the Randall Campus Center (the Barn), provides no-cost comprehensive counseling services to currently enrolled Malone University students. Counseling Center staff members are state licensed professional clinical counselors. They are specially trained to assist students who seek help for relationship concerns, personal issues, stress management and related topics. The staff is sensitive to the integration of Biblical truths in the counseling process. The Counseling Center aims to address concerns in a holistic manner taking into consideration not only the students' emotional and mental health but also their physical health and spiritual well being.
In addition to providing one-on-one counseling the staff also conducts psycho-educational workshops and seminars relevant to University students. Therapy and support groups include: biblical sexuality, body image, eating disorder, grief support, mood management, and children of divorced parents.
The Center is open weekdays during the academic year and closed for holidays and breaks. Staff hours are by appointment. For more information regarding available counseling services, please call the Counseling Center at the above listed numbers.
Office of Multicultural Services: 330.471.8328 or 8328 from on-campus land lines
The Office of Multicultural Services serves the needs of students of color and international students, seeking to create a climate conducive to serving the multicultural population of Malone University.
Multicultural Services provides resources, support services, and educational programming to Malone's international students and students of color. It is our goal to assist Malone University in building and maintaining a community that is more inclusive of under-represented American ethnic minorities and international students. Please visit the Multicultural Services Website to learn more.
Information Technologies Department: 330.471.8428 or 8428 from on-campus land-lines.
The Information Technologies Department provides computer service to the Malone University campus. The office is located on the northeast side of Haviland Hall.
Services provided include: help desk assistance, network access, network accounts, wireless access, printing information, computer labs, and more. Information Technologies is responsible for MaloneXpress (MX), which offers access to grade reports, class schedules, and financial information via the campus intranet.
Media Services: 330.471.8309 provides campus audio-visual equipment for academic use. The Media Services office is located in the lower level of the Cattell Library. Video cameras, laptop computers, projectors, digital cameras, and camcorders can be signed out for classroom presentations and assignments.
Student Health Center: 330.471.8340, or 8340 from an on-campus land line.
The Student Health Center is committed to providing compassionate care for health problems that students frequently encounter and refers to community health resources for serious acute illnesses, chronic medical problems, and health maintenance needs. The Health Center educates students not only about acute illnesses and their treatment, but also about healthy lifestyles and important community health topics.
Staffed by registered nurses and physicians, it is located on the first floor of Whittier Hall and provides basic medical service for all students (resident and commuter) registered for a minimum of eight credit hours at no additional charge. For more information (services, hours, staff), please see the Student Health Center website.
Wellness Center: 330.471.8486, or 8486 from an on-campus land line
The Malone University Wellness Center offers a first floor strength room with free weights and Hammer Strength machines and a second floor cardio room, complete with 28 cardiovascular machines, two cable motion resistance-training machines and smaller free weights. Also available is a state of the art fitness assessment, measuring blood pressure, body composition, cardiovascular endurance, flexibility, and upper body strength. The Wellness Center is open to all students, faculty and staff by showing a university I.D. See the Wellness Center Website for hours and further information.
Library: 330.471.8317 or 8317 from an on-campus land line
The mission of the Everett L. Cattell Library is to support the academic programs of Malone University by providing for the curricular and research information needs of its students, faculty, administrators, staff and community patrons. Visit the Library's website for hours, available resources, etc.
Campus Mail Center: 330.471.8132 or 8132 from an on-campus land line
The Campus Mail Center is located in the lower level of the Brehme Centennial Center.
All students (residents and commuters, full-time and part-time) are assigned a mailbox. Students who don't receive a mailbox number should stop by campus post office to receive a mailbox combination or key. Mail should be addressed to:
MALONE UNIVERSITY BOX #
2600 CLEVELAND AVE. NW
CANTON OH 44709-3897
It is important for you to use your box number when giving out your address at the University. You will keep the same box number as long as you remain at the University unless you change from resident to commuter or commuter to resident, at which time you must notify the Campus Post Office of your change. Students are encouraged to check their mailboxes regularly. Important information is disseminated through campus mail including chapel notices, financial aid information, recreational opportunities, etc. When withdrawing from the University during the academic year, mailbox keys should be turned into the Campus Post Office. There is a $10 charge for keys not returned. The Campus Post Office sells stamps, and weigh packages and letters to determine necessary postage, and sends packages by UPS, Federal Express and Air Borne. Mail may be deposited at the Campus Post Office or at a drop-off box located outside on the east side of the Centennial Center. University groups may use the campus mailboxes for distribution of materials if they are authorized by the Office of Student Development. Mail must have the student's name and mail box number, and arrangements made with the Campus Post Office 48 hours prior to distribution.
Hoover Dining Commons: 330.471.8400 or 8400 from on-campus land line
The Hoover Dining Commons is located in the Brehme Centennial Center.
All residential students are required to be on one of three board plans. Board plan options consist of a carte blanche (unlimited meals) option or a 14-meal per week option. Under special circumstances students may choose the 10-meal option described below. Residential students in their first year at Malone University (excluding transfers) are required to be on the unlimited meal plan. All others choose their meal plan when they register for classes. A meal plan week is defined as beginning at 7 a.m. Monday and concluding Sunday, 6 p.m.
The Commuter Card is a discounted meal ticket and is available to any student not on the board plan. Contact food service at x8400 for the cost and further information.
Parents are always welcome at Malone University and eat free when accompanied by their student currently on any board plan option. Exceptions to this policy are Parents Weekend, holiday celebrations, and specially catered events.
The Dining Commons Menu
The menu is designed to provide you with nutritional, tasty food at a reasonable cost. Visit the Dining Services website.
Financial Aid: 330.471.8159 or 8159 from an on-campus land line
Financial aid is available to our students in the form of scholarships, grants, loans and/or work study. The Financial Aid office is located in Founders Hall. See the Financial Aid website for hours, terms & conditions, processes, etc.
Athletic Department: 330.471.8300 or 8300 from an on-campus land line
Athletic activities are an integral part of the university experience. They enhance school spirit and unity, as well as benefit players and spectators. Beyond entertainment, athletic programs provide opportunities to understand team concepts such as cohesion and discipline, help those involved learn to respond to victory and defeat, offer positions of leadership, and provide Christian coaches as mentors. Since the performance of the team and the reputation of the University depend greatly upon student support, students are encouraged to attend as many contests as possible to give full support to their teams. The highest standards of sportsmanship are expected of both players and spectators in striving to uphold the testimony of the University and to glorify the name of Christ. Visit the Athletics website for news, schedules, and team information.
Business Office: 330.471.8117 or 8117 from an on-campus land line
The Business Office is located in Founders Hall. Undergraduate student invoices are generated from our office for the fall and spring semesters. (Summer session bills are created on a walk-in basis during the open registration period.) Our staff is available to assist you and your family with questions regarding the student bills and to receive payment on your account. We accept cash, personal checks, cashiers' checks, money orders, major credit cards (Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover) and ACH fund transfers.
For monthly payment plan participants, payments are due the third of each month from August through May. Our office also distributes student work-study paychecks, student loan checks, credit refund checks and Campus Bookstore bookslips. Students presenting a valid Malone I.D. may cash checks up to a $50 daily limit. Please visit the Business Office website for hours, services, payment plans, etc.
Office of the Registrar 330.471.8128 or 8128 from an on-campus land line
Website: Office of the Registrar website
The services provided by the office center around the registration process but also include filling transcript requests, graduation requirement audits, maintaining student academic records, transfer credit evaluation, enrollment statistics, notices of full time enrollment for insurance and other agencies, and assistance in navigating academic policies.
The office will communicate with students through various means; however, the primary method will be through your Malone email account. You should check your account often for specific notices sent throughout the year. You are encouraged to familiarize yourself with MaloneXpress, a web based application, where students can access the following information 24/7: student schedule, grade report, course schedules, course history, GPA projection, unofficial transcript, degree audit.
Registration information and a web registration training guide are also available through your Malone Xpress account. After logging in to your account, locate the Student tab and look under Student Resources where you will find The Registration Schedule, Registration Form and the Web Registration Guide. You can also find the following services/resources/information at our website: catalog & course listings, registration procedures, FERPA policies, graduation planning & ceremony information, undergraduate graduation application, credit overload, forms, application for major, application for minor, notice of withdrawal, contracts for special topics, contracts for tutorials, academic petitions, prerequisite registration waivers, student loan deferment information, and transient certification.
Please refer to the Undergraduate Catalog for more information on the following topics: class load, course level policy, repeating a course, and withdrawals and refunds.
Student Work Program Office 330.471.8110 or 8110 from an on-campus land line
The Student Work Program Office is located in Founders Hall Room 17. The Director of the Federal Work Study program is available to assist students who qualify for Federal Work Study (FWS) to secure a job on campus. The hourly wage for students working on campus is Ohio minimum wage or the Federal minimum wage, whichever is higher.
In early August students who qualify for Federal Work Study in their financial aid package will be sent an information packet giving instructions needed to secure an on-campus job. Students should begin their job search immediately after arriving on campus by going to various departments and applying for a position. It is important to remember that it is the students' responsibility to find a job on campus. Before a student can begin working, government tax forms must be completed including copies of their Drivers License and Social Security card. It's a very competitive job market, so don't delay; start looking immediately.
Center for Student Success 330.471.8250 or 8250 from an on-campus land line.
The Center for Student Success offers services in academic advising, accessibility services, career development student retention, and testing. The Center is located in Founders Hall (FH) room 68.
Academic Advising -- helps all new students schedule classes and transition to faculty advisers within their chosen academic majors; continues to help students with undecided majors select classes beyond the first semester.
Accessibility Services – offers accommodations for students with disabilities who have provided appropriate documentation of the disability.
Career Development – assists students in assessing strengths and skills in order to develop vocational goals; equips students to prepare for and connect to internship experiences and transition from college into professional life.
Student Retention -- helps students improve study skills, find support, and overcome enrollment obstacles in order to successfully graduate; alerts students with academic concerns and provides free peer tutoring.
Testing – administers COMPASS, CLEP and other course test-out options, as well as class testing for students with documented disabilities.
Career Development Center: 330.471.8322 or 8322 from an on-campus land line
This office, located on the lower level of the Brehme Centennial Center, assists freshmen through seniors with preparation, connection, and transition into the job market to reach their career goals. See the Career Development Center website for more information.
Physical Plant & Maintenance Department: 330.471.8258 or 8258 from an on-campus land line
Physical Plant: located in the C. Lyle Strand Building at the north end of campus (by the soccer/track field), the physical plant is responsible for all physical aspects of the campus. See Motor Vehicle Regulations (PDF) for all rules pertaining to having a vehicle on campus, student parking, fines, and fees.
Maintenance Department: daily hours are from 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. weekdays. Resident students should make all maintenance requests by contacting your RA or RD. They are responsible for reporting repair items for you. If you have an emergency after hours, or on the weekend, notify your RA or RD who can then ask security to contact the maintenance person on duty. On weekdays, if you have a maintenance emergency and are not able to locate your RA or RD, call the Physical Plant office directly at extension 8258.
Campus Safety Office: 330.471.8111 or 8111 from an on-campus land line
Campus Safety assists in the safety of all persons at Malone and the protection of both personal and University property. All officers receive training from Buckeye Protective Services and on-site instructions. They are here to help as well as to protect. The full cooperation of every student is required whenever approached by a safety officer.
The campus buildings are closed and locked when not in use. Entrance to a locked building is permitted only with the written permission of the staff member responsible for that area. Any student violating campus regulations or refusing to cooperate with a safety officer is subject to discipline up to and including suspension from the University.
Campus Safety can be easily reached in an emergency by calling 330.471.8111. These numbers will be answered twenty-four hours a day. You will also find a safety officer on duty at the Gatehouse nightly. The Safety Department is here to help when needed. For more information, please refer to the “Home Malone, A Guide To Campus Safety” brochure.
Campus Bookstore: 330.471.8310 or 8310
The Bookstore, located in the lower level of the Brehme Centennial Center, provides you with a number of needed supplies: new and used textbooks, paperbacks, t-shirts, sweatshirts, hats, pennants, cards and gifts, school supplies, health and beauty aids, and assorted snacks.