NEW Learning Community Council (LCC)
The Learning Community Council is comprised of undergraduate students committed to giving back to the Learning Community Program through deeper involvement with promotion and recruitment, events, and project management. Students on the LCC serve on Committees which focus on key aspects of the Learning Community experience and require students with a myriad of interests and skill sets. LCC Members also staff and run Learning Community wide events, attend Open Houses, and work on projects vital to the continued success of the LC Program. This opportunity provides students with a larger network of Learning Community peers, opportunities for innovative thinking, leadership growth and development, insight into the Learning Community experience and its operations, and more!
Any student with previous or current membership in a Learning Community may apply to be a member of the Learning Community Council.
Application will open in March 2018!
Learning Community Executive Council (LCEC)
Within the LCC, the Learning Community Executive Council (LCEC) is the undergraduate student governing board which oversees the operations of the Learning Community Council and serves as project leads for important events and initiatives. With the advisement and support of the Learning Community Office professional staff, the LCEC oversees student involvement and leadership development within the Learning Community program from a peer perspective, paying close attention to the vision and mission of the Learning Community Office. The LCEC works closely with the Office to plan, promote, execute, and staff important Learning Community events while also contributing to projects, processes, and assessment methods.
Any student with previous or current membership in a Learning Community may apply for a position on the Executive Council.
Learning Community Floor Mentors
The Learning Community Floor Mentor role will assist in fulfilling the mission of the Learning Community Program as well as ensuring the success and supporting the initiatives of their respective communities. Mentors will be a resource to Learning Community students, provide advice and support during their transition, and be a positive role model. Floor Mentors will work in collaboration with all members of the LC Leadership Team including; directors, support team- instructors, staff, graduate assistants and hall directors, as well as other student leaders- resident assistants, FYE mentors and other floor mentors. Floor Mentors commit to living on a floor within their Learning Community throughout the duration of their role in the community, along with other requirements. For more information click here.
Learning Community FYE Mentors
Many Learning Communities select mentors that participate in the FYE Mentor Program here at UConn. This role includes a 3 credit EPSY 3020 course, as well as participating in and helping to facilitate the weekly LC UNIV 1810 course, among other responsibilities. LC Mentors also have the opportunity to live in their Learning Community and acts as a resource and a leader to the other students.
Learning Community Resident Assistants (RAs)
The Resident Assistant (RA) is a student leader who contributes to and supports the educational and personal goals of resident students. The RA also facilitates the development of a vibrant and positive living environment in on-campus housing. The RA promotes the educational, social, and cultural development of the student outside of the classroom, communicates expectations and addresses issues of student conduct, and provides programmatic opportunities. RAs within the Learning Community Program contribute to the success of their community by developing programming and other opportunities for students based on the overall mission of their specific community.