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STUDENT SURVIVAL GUIDE '09: College fast facts lets students from UR, RIT, Naz, Fisher, and MCC order food from local restaurants online for dorm delivery.

Deaf and hard-of-hearing students make up 10 percent of RIT's population.

UR's mascot, a yellowjacket, was named "URBee" until last year, when students voted to call it "Rocky."

Naz sports teams compete in the Empire 8 Conference with RIT, Fisher, and five other D-III schools.

If you stacked the quarter-million volumes in the Lorette Wilmot Library at Nazareth, it would cover more 3 miles.

It takes six people three and a half working days to mow and trim all the lawns at Nazareth.

Since 2000, St. John Fisher has been home to the Buffalo Bills training camp every summer.

A digital chronobell carillon on top of the MCC library plays an assortment of musical pieces, from Gregorian chimes to an all-bell version of Elvis' "Love Me Tender."

Rochester Mayor Robert Duffy is a 1993 RIT alumnus.

RIT, UR, MCC, Naz, Geneseo, and Brockport allow freshman to bring cars on campus, but Fisher does not.

RIT and MCC have their own versions of downtown coffeehouse Java's on their campuses.

Students can study in UR's Gleason library anytime - it's open 24/7 (with a few holiday exceptions).

Brockport did not institute any tuition increases between 1867 and 1963.

Undergraduate Greeks at Brockport perform more than 850,000 hours of community service and raise $7 million for charities each year.

UR, RIT, Geneseo and Brockport have a combined total of 88 sororities and fraternities. MCC, Naz, Roberts, Fisher, and FLCC have no official Greek life.

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