Living-Learning Communities

Living-learning communities (LLCs) offer dedicated and distinctive themed living options to University Housing residents. All the LLCs are carefully planned and supported by University Housing staff and members of the community. They offer a sense of community through programs, conversations and faculty interaction centered on the member’s interest. Since all the members share interest in their community’s theme, members can expect to build genuine relationships and lifelong friends.

Steps to Apply

  1. Go to living-learning community application.
  2. Complete the online application form.
  3. Submit the form.
  4. You are done!

Living-Learning Communities 2016 – 2017

Commons D: Floor 1
This LLC provides students with the opportunity to live, learn and participate in activities that have an entrepreneurship and innovation focus. Students with entrepreneurial ambitions will be able to connect with others who share similar interests and aspirations. Using resources provided by the E-House LLC and the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Institute, residents will begin to develop their ideas and participate in experiences such as workshops, competitions, mentorship, exposure to the Atlanta ecosystem and peer-to-peer networking.Find out what fellow students have to say about E-House.

The E-House lounge includes:

  • Collaborative study space
  • Dry-erase walls
  • 65-inch touchscreen monitor
  • Internet connectivity
  • Printing capabilities

Commons B: Floor 10 and Piedmont North B: Floor 2
This LLC is designed to enhance leadership skills and potential; foster interpersonal, social, ethical and moral development and instill an attitude of social awareness and responsibility. Participants in this LLC will be required to enroll in the Panther Leadership, Engagement, Achievement, and Pride (L.E.A.P.) program for the fall semester unless they have previously completed the program. This LLC is open to anyone interested in the topic of leadership.
Atlanta-Based Learning
Commons A: Floor 14 and Piedmont North A: Floor 3

This LLC allows students to explore the culture and community of Georgia State University's campus: Atlanta! Through activities such as walking tours, site visits, panel discussions and civic engagement, students will explore urban, community and social issues in Atlanta while making connections to their academic courses and their own life experiences. The LLC also incorporates sights and sounds that Atlanta has to offer to increase appreciation for arts and culture in the surrounding community. This LLC is open to any residential student.
University Lofts: Floor 12
This LLC is specially designed for International Students, Global Studies, participants in the Study Abroad Program and students who just love to travel and learn about the world in which we live. This cross-cultural experience offers special programs, social activities and interactions through which residents can make friends with people from all over the world while learning about their cultures. The challenges, joys and opportunities of becoming a global citizen are explored and celebrated. Join in on the adventure!
Commons A: Floor 10-13
This LLC is for students in the Honors College. Georgia State University's Honors College offers high achieving and highly motivated students the resources to excel academically and to prepare for successful professional careers. Honors students have access to individualized advisement, small classes and seminars, priority registration and special housing in University Commons. The Honors College floors are open to incoming first year, transfer and current Georgia State students who meet the criteria for the Honors College at Georgia State University.
University Lofts: Floor 11
This LLC is an immersive environment for students pursuing majors or minors in various foreign languages. Through a partnership with the Department of World Languages and Cultures, students who participate in this LLC will gain insight into the language and culture outside of the classroom.
Commons B: Floor 12 and Piedmont North B: Floor 2
This LLC is designed to generate a community atmosphere where students can express and explore their creativity and artistic interests or skills. This floor is open to any and all students who have an interests in music, drama, art and design, film, theater and/or production. The community will also offer students the opportunity to attend performance events on campus and in the community, perform or display artwork and participate in performance-related community service activities.
Commons B: Floor 11 and Piedmont North A: Floor 3
This LLC is designed to provide opportunities for interested residents to connect with nature and outdoor activities. Students will participate in a variety of outdoor trips, such as hiking, whitewater rafting or horseback riding. This community is open to any residential student.
Piedmont Central: Floor 2
This LLC will examine issues relevant to nurses and nursing as a career. Staff will collaborate with Nursing faculty and professionals to provide an overview of issues relevant to nursing education, practice, roles and responsibilities. This LLC is open to anyone, especially students interested in the field of nursing, attending the Pre-Nursing Freshman Learning Community (FLC) or interested in more about the language and culture of nursing than a classroom is able to provide.
University Lofts: Floor 8
This LLC combines services, programs and co-curricular activities which encourage a solid transition for sophomore students to achieve junior status and their future educational and career aspirations. SAIL offers a foundation to explore the specific academic experiences and opportunities Georgia State University has to offer and provides appropriate services and programs to address the needs of sophomores to promote their success. While not mandatory, we encourage SAIL residents to enroll in CPS 2500. The LLC is open to rising sophomores for the upcoming academic year.
Commons A: Floor 14
This LLC is designed for students who are interested in the issues that impact the city of Atlanta. Participants in this LLC will be given the opportunity to actively address particular areas of our community and help make a difference throughout the year. Through various activities, student will explore urban community and social issues in Atlanta while making connections to their academic courses and their own life experiences. Focus will be on the following areas: hunger and homelessness, human trafficking, health care and education. This LLC is open to anyone interested in activating social change.
Piedmont Central: Floor 2
This LLC will introduce you to the many careers that exist in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) and strategies to approach these careers. It can also provide you with support if you are in your first year in a STEM major. Not sure about what major you'd like to pursue, but interested in science and math? This LLC is still for you! The common courses that students take in the STEM LLC are general education courses that can be used in any STEM, or other, major. This LLC is open to anyone interested in the sciences or math. Students in Freshman Learning Communities (FLCs) with related topics are encouraged to join this community.