Dec 06, 2021  
School of Online Studies & Graduate School 2014-2015 
School of Online Studies & Graduate School 2014-2015 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Facilities and Services

Facilities on the main campus for students include classrooms, dining room, Storm Café, Coffee Shoppe, Student Center, Fireside Room, library, computer labs, Crown Study Lab, study areas, Campus Store, mail center, Life Fitness Center, athletic center, parking, and athletic fields. Students who are moving to the area may be able to secure long-term housing on campus.

Reception Desk

The reception desk, open Monday through Friday 7:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and Saturday 7:30 a.m. to noon, is located in the Main Building lobby. The reception desk serves as an information source and provides copy and fax services. The reception desk can be reached from any campus phone by dialing 0, or from off-campus by calling 952-446-4100.

Computer Lab

General use computer labs are located on the third floor and in the library, a Mac/Communications lab is available on the ground floor, and a Mobile Mac Lab is available for classroom and instructional use. Specific hours of operation for each lab are posted at the lab entrances. The standard word processing program used at Crown College is Microsoft Word; Microsoft Office products have been installed on PC and Mac operating systems.

Athletic Facilities

The athletic center, Life Fitness Center, and weight room have posted hours for general use by all students. Access to these areas are granted upon receipt of the Fitness Center/Weight Room waiver form. Please contact the Main Operations Office at  952-446-4132 for more information.

Mail Center

Crown College maintains a complete Post Office, including UPS and Federal Express pickup.

Food Services

Food service is available on campus through the College Dining Room and/or the Storm Café. The Coffee Shoppe is located in the Student Center and proudly brews Caribou Coffee. Hours are posted at the entrances to the food service area and can also be found online at My.Crown food Service webpage.

Campus Store

Reading and study materials, clothing and personal items, gifts, snacks, and beverages are sold in the Campus Store.

Library Resources

Among the many resources currently available in the Watne Memorial Library are:

  1. 160,000 cataloged books and e-books. This figure does not include most of our 70,000 volume micro-card collection of virtually every book published in the United States from 1639-1800.
  2. 46,000 electronic journals containing literally tens of millions of full-text articles.
  3. More than 70 research databases from EBSCO, GALE, FirstSearch, JSTOR, and so on.
  4. An online, reference collection (Credo Reference) containing more than 400 full-text encyclopedias, dictionaries, handbooks, directories, etc.

Tutoring Services

Crown contracts with to provide one-to-one, 24/7 tutoring in the areas of basic math, accounting, statistics, finance, economics, biology, social studies, grammar, and literature.

Disability Services

Although the main building was built prior to the passage of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Crown College is well suited to serve the needs of disabled individuals. The main building allows access to all basic student services and student life activities under one roof.

Students with disabilities or special needs are invited to visit with the Director of Academic Success about academic accommodations and support available on campus through the study lab. Students, professors, and the director of academic success work together to make reasonable accommodations that compensate for learning disabilities. Testing services are provided for those needing a distraction-free place to take exams.

Career Services

The Career Services Office exists to assist students in exploring who they are, where their strengths and abilities lie, what they believe their calling is, and how these translate into future career possibilities. This is accomplished through career counseling and assessment, workshops on career-related topics, and the use of career books and an extensive web site, which can be found at

Counseling Services

Crown College provides free, confidential, professional counseling services to students who are able to attend face-to-face sessions at our St. Bonifacius campus. Counseling records are not a part of a students academic file and are protected under HIPAA rules. For those unable to get to campus due to distance, please email Dr. Jim Zapf, the director of Counseling Services, at for a referral to a local Christian counselor.