Learning Communities Application

What you need to know before you apply

  • Learning Community (LC) participation is an academic year commitment.
  • A Learning Community fee of $150 per semester is applied to your student bill.
    • There are a limited number of LC Fee waivers available each year. To apply, click the button below and you will be notified in June via email of your request.
    • Waiver Application will reopen October 1 for the 2022-2023 Academic Year.
  • The Learning Community fee covers admission to field trips or site visits; food at LC events; and access to a Learning Community Mentor.
  • The fall fee will not be refunded if you change your major within the first semester or if you move off the LC floor to accommodate a new roommate request.
  • If you change your major, it is your responsibility to inform your Learning Community Mentor to avoid being charged the spring fee.

Apply now

  • You can apply for a Learning Community (LC) through the same online application for housing.
  • Log in with your StarID username and password.

What you need to know after you apply

  • Applications received after June 15 will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. You may be placed on a wait list and/or your housing assignment may be changed.
  • Your LC application will determine which residence hall you’ll be assigned to. Housing assignments will be made in June following Student Orientation Advising Registration (SOAR).
  • Learning Communities and building locations are subject to change. Please check this website for the most current information.
  • If you are placed in a Learning Community, you will be pre-registered for the LC common courses prior to attending SOAR.