General Facilities

Other Facilities

Additional College facilities include a breakfast room (with dispensers for snacks and drinks and daily newspapers, a TV room with VHS, DVD players and satellite receiver, a game room with pinball and ping-pong table and a laundry room with two washing-machines, dryer, drying racks and iron. Volta is currently exploring construction of a College Bar in the central area of the ground floor and a Music Room in the North Wing.

College gym, outdoor sport facilities, bicycles and cars

The college has a gym open 24 hours a day. It is located in two rooms on the 1st floor and is equipped with a tapis roulant, boxing bag, cyclette, rowing machine, weights and a large mirror. The College is well placed for access to the nearby sport grounds of the University Sport Association (CUS) and students have access to the football pitch and tennis court of Residenza Golgi (a 5-10 minutes bike ride). Most students at Collegio Volta cycle to their lectures and practicals.
The College has a number of bike racks that can currently house 115 bicycles and a large car park at the front of the building with capacity for 50 cars.

Study rooms, computer rooms and wifi

In addition to the two main libraries located on the ground floor, details of which are provided in a separate page, the College has 6 study rooms on the 1st and 2nd floors in which students can work individually or in small groups.
The College also has two computer rooms equipped with several computers and two high throughput printers. Libraries, study rooms and computer rooms are accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The college has wireless web connection in every room and students are assigned a computer account when they enter College together with details College policy on information technology (IT). Temporary computer accounts are offered to short term visitor, upon registration with the College office.

Lecture theatre, seminar room, supervision rooms and board room

The main College lecture theatre is a modern room on the first floor of the building offering 121 seats, microphones, projection facilities and web connection.
The College also has a large seminar room on the 2nd floor seating 25-30 people with projection facilities, which is used for smaller group meeting, two small rooms used for supervisions located on the ground floor and adjacent to the JD Bernal library and a board rooom seating 14 people also on the ground floor, adjacent to reception.

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