Why Live in a Learning Community?

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Learning Communities offer unique opportunities for academic and social success.

  • Explore UConn within a smaller community. Especially helpful for new or transfer students.

  • Live with students who share your interests or major.

  • Meet new people and make lifelong friends.

  • Create a support network of faculty, staff and student leaders.

  • Enjoy field trips, professional and leadership opportunities, social activities, and more.

  • Learn about opportunities within your major from classmates and neighbors.

  • Interact with faculty and students from all disciplines on topics like the arts, environmental sustainability, human rights, diversity, health, and community issues.

  • Participate in undergraduate research, internships and study abroad programs.

  • Make a difference at UConn and in the local community.

  • Student Speeches about their experience living in a Learning Community

Interested? Select a Learning Community when you submit your UConn Housing Application.

Housing Application Deadline for Students Admitted for Fall 2013: May 15, 2013
Learning Community space is limited - apply early!