Access to health care in Albion is broad, including doctors, dentists, vision care, a primary care health clinic, and pharmacies.
The Family Health Center of Albion offers primary care services as well as X-ray and laboratory services. The Center accepts a wide range of insurance. Many of Albion’s doctors have privileges at award-winning Oaklawn Hospital of Marshall, just 13 minutes away by car. Oaklawn Medical Group has an Albion location at their Internal and Family Medicine Center, just off I-94, as well.
Allegiance Health offers a Family Medicine office in Albion, and a comprehensive care hospital in Jackson 15 minutes away.
Arts and Culture
A broad array of artistic, musical, and other cultural activities is available at many venues within a 120-mile radius of Albion, including the cities of Battle Creek, Jackson, Kalamazoo, Lansing, Ann Arbor, and Detroit. The Albion E-Calendar Web site provides a convenient listing of upcoming Albion events.
During the academic year, Albion College’s Bobbitt Visual Arts Center offers continuous exhibitions of works by regionally and nationally known artists and of prints from its extensive and highly regarded collection. Visit the Art Department Exhibition Schedule for current exhibition details and gallery hours.
Albion College begins each academic year with an Opening Convocation which includes the William K. Stoffer Lecture. Among the previous Stoffer Lecturers are actor James Earl Jones (2002), basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski (2003), broadcast journalist Sam Donaldson (2004), and former first lady Barbara Bush (2005). The convocation is open to the public and free of charge.
The Elkin R. Isaac Student Research Symposium, held each spring features student presentations, as well as the Joseph S. Calvaruso Keynote Address. Among the distinguished individuals who have given this lecture are: Stephen Jay Gould (2000), Doris Kearns Goodwin (2001), Kurt Vonnegut (2002), Salman Rushdie (2003), Gloria Steinem (2004), Edward O. Wilson (2005), and Regina Carter (2006). The Calvaruso Keynote Address is open to the public and free of charge.
The College’s Odd Topics Society is a monthly luncheon group that provides individuals with an opportunity to share their more unusual interests with others. In addition to these events, there are numerous other events such as a monthly faculty lecture series, brown bag seminars, and department seminars.
One of the most popular museums in the area is located in the heart of Albion: Kids ’N’ Stuff: An Interactive Experience for Kids. Kids ’N’ Stuff welcomes school groups and families from all over southern Lower Michigan who come to have fun while learning and doing. The museum features the John W. Porter World Village, a climbing wall, theatre stage with costumes, water table, interactive grocery store, music room, art facility, and much more. The museum also hosts parties and receptions for kids of all ages.
The Albion College Britons compete in 18 varsity sports (nine each for men and women). Albion College is a member of NCAA Division III and a charter member of the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA), the oldest collegiate athletic conference in the nation founded in 1888. The varsity equestrian program for men and women participates in events sponsored by the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association. Albion's school colors are purple and gold. More information, including schedules, is available on the College’s GoBrits.com.
In addition to the NCAA Division I and II athletics programs offered at nearby universities, Michigan has numerous professional sports teams playing within a convenient drive from Albion.
There are many religious organization and houses of worship in Albion and the surrounding areas. Check out Albion Area Religious Opportunities to find the closest one. The American Religion Data Archive has information on religious participation by denomination for Calhoun County.
Password Reset Instructions
Resetting your network password
Your network password expires every 180 days and is used to access the following services: Albion College Lab & Faculty/Staff Computers, Cisco NAC Agent, Wireless Internet Authentication, Albion Website Access, and Moodle Course Webs. It is likely different from your Albion Gmail password unless you have purposely set them as the same.
For new users, email and network password are intially set the same. Albion Gmail passwords can be changed within the Gmail interface by selecting "Mail Settings" from the gear-shaped icon in the upper right-hand corner of the window.
You will receive email notifications 30, 14, 7, 3, 2, & 1 day(s) prior to your network password expiring.
If you are off campus, or do not have access to an Albion Computer Lab or Faculty/Staff computer, you can use the Reset Network Password Web Application by clicking on the following link.
Resetting your network password from a campus machine
You can change your network password by logging into a computer lab or faculty/staff machine. Click Ctrl+Alt+Delete and select the “Change a password” option. You will have to enter your current network password once and your new network password twice. The same network password character minimums listed below apply.
Please keep in mind that your password must be between eight (8) and fifteen (15) characters long and contain three of the following four:
- Uppercase (A – Z)
- Lowercase (a – z)
- Digits (0 – 9)
- Non-alphanumeric (!, @, #, %, etc.)
As always, please contact the help desk at 517-629-0479 or
if you have any problems with your Albion network password.