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.
  • 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.

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  • 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 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 application will be considered of a higher preference than your building preferences submitted in the Housing preferences section on the Housing Contract. Your LC application will determine which residence hall you’ll be assigned to. Housing assignments will be made in June following New Student Orientation.
  • Learning Communities and building locations are subject to change. Please check this website for the most current information.
  • You will be notified of the official building location when you are informed of your Learning Community acceptance in May.
  • If you are placed in a Learning Community, you will register for the LC common courses when you attend New Student Orientation.