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Nursing Living Learning Community

The Nursing Living Learning Community (LLC) enhances the college experience and first year success by building a community of peers and connecting students with campus programs and resources. This community offers a welcoming environment for pre-nursing students as they transition to college life. Students will reside in Heritage Hall together and attend events and community service experiences together. Students accepted into the Nursing community will be selected from the applications received. Preference will be given to first-generation college students to aid in their transition and success. The LLC is a great way for incoming freshman to form bonds with other nursing students and benefit from community building, academic support, mentorship, and leadership opportunities. Students will take advantage of opportunities such as academic and social workshops throughout the year.

Living-learning communities (LLCs) are unique housing groups that allow students to extend their learning beyond the classroom. Living in the same housing allows the nursing students to have a close sense of support and comradery while developing leaders of character, responsible professionals, passionate leaders and value creators. The LLC is designed to aid students in gaining a better sense of their identity as a student and as a developing nurse. The in and out of class learning environments will offer heightened level of student engagement with faculty, peers and their own learning.

Community Member Benefits

  • Live with other first year pre-nursing students to connect with peers who have similar interests, passions, and challenges.
  • Access to peer academic coaches for study groups, mentoring, and leadership experiences.
  • Build an academic success network including academic advisors, academic support staff, faculty, and other guests from across the university.
  • Events and activities that focus on academic skills development, professional and personal development, and wellbeing are offered right in the residence hall. 
  • Community social events and activities
  • Connect with other nursing students and upperclassman peer mentors.
  • Gain a collaborative learning experience through Faculty and Students.

Community Member Responsibilities and Obligations

  1. Live on the designated floor of Heritage Hall and agree to support the overall goals of the Nursing Living Learning Community
  2. Attend the required Nursing Welcome Session, which includes attendance at the New Student Convocation. 
  3. Participation in community activities and events offered Fall and Spring semesters (workshops, structured study time, wellness activities, leadership and mentoring, etc.).

Room Assignment Process

Fall 2024/Spring 2025

Contracts will be available beginning Wednesday, January 31, 2024. New Fall 2024 residents (not living on campus currently) will be assigned to their rooms based on availability and/or their housing preferences, and room assignment communication will begin June 2024. Returning residents will have the opportunity for online self room selection beginning March 2024.

Nursing LLC Application Form