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How to Apply for Learning Communities

This information was accurate for the 2019-2020 academic year. We are evaluating the Learning Community Program for the 2021-2022 academic year. When we are able to open Learning Community applications for the 2021-2022 you will see it in the Next Stop portal, and we will email you to let you know the application is available.

  1. Submit Living-Learning Community Interest: Starting February 1, submit your Housing Application/Contract. In this form, select that you are interested in Living-Learning Communities. This will take you directly to another form where you will rank your Living-Learning Community preferences and write about why you want to join. There is no additional deposit or fee for Living-Learning Communities.
  2. Roommate Matching: If you are requesting to live with a specific roommate, make sure your preferred roommate also submits Living-Learning Community interest and preferences that match yours.
  3. Deadline: The first year priority application deadline is May 1.