Living Learning Communitites

Living-Learning Communities

Living-Learning Communities offer a dedicated and distinctive themed living option to our residents. They maintain a genuine sense of community and they are supported by programs, conversations and faculty interaction centered on the member’s interest. All the Living – Learning Communities are carefully planned and supported by University Housing staff along with the members of the community. Since all the members share interest in their community’s theme, you can expect to build genuine relationships and life-long friends.


Steps to apply:
Apply Online – Click here to apply: Living-Learning Community Application
  1. When you get to this page, you will need to create an account for the first time.
    *If you have already created an account and are in the system, you can just log in and complete the application. 
  2. You will receive an email with a link to activate your account.
  3. Once you activate your account, you will then receive an email with your username and password.
  4. **If you don’t see an email from eRezLife in your inbox, check your junk mail folder.

  1. Once you have your username and password, you can log in and officially begin the application process.
  2. You will only have to create an account one time. Do not create multiple accounts. (You can use this same account to apply for other University Housing jobs posted as well.)
  3. When the LLC Application is available, it will be listed under Job Postings. The application is typically available in the Spring for the upcoming academic year.
  4. Be sure to completely fill out the application and select your preferred LLC.


Living-Learning Communities 2013 – 2014

Commons A: Floor 9
Beit-al-Arabiya provides an immersive environment for Arabic language and culture. This LLC provides you with the opportunity to spend time with a native Arabic speaking scholar, a Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant. Residents in the program and their colleagues enrolled in Arabic language courses will have numerous opportunities to interact in an Arabic speaking environment. This community is one of the very few language LLCs of its kind offered in the nation, and students who participate will gain insight into the language and culture outside of the classroom.
Commons A: Floor 14
Exploring Leadership 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 LEAP Program for the fall semester unless you have previously completed the program. This LLC is open to anyone interested in the topic of leadership.
Atlanta-Based Learning
Commons A: Floor 12

Explore the culture and community of GSU’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. We will also incorporate sights and sounds that Atlanta has to offer to increase appreciation for arts and culture in our surrounding community. This LLC is open to any residential student.
Commons A: Floor 9
This LLC is specially designed for International Students, Global Studies, and language majors, participants in the Study Abroad Program, and students who just love to travel and learn about the world we live in. 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 6-8
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 the 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 GSU.
Commons A: Floor 11
The Outdoor Adventure! Community 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.
Commons A: Floor 13
Students in 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 those interested in the field of Nursing and those students in the Pre-Nursing FLC, interested in the language and culture that a classroom is unable to provide.
Commons A: Floor 13
The SAIL Community 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 that address the needs of sophomores and promote their success. While not mandatory, we encourage SAIL residents to enroll in CPS 2500. The SAIL community is offered to rising sophomores for the upcoming academic year.
Commons A: Floor 12
The Social Issues 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/homelessness, human trafficking, health care and education. This LLC is open to anyone interested in activating social change.
Commons A: Floor 10
The STEM Living-Learning Community will introduce you to the many careers that exist in 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? The STEM 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. We do encourage those students in FLCs with related topics to join our community.

Incoming Freshman

Students who submit their application prior to June 3, 2014 at 12 p.m.:
Simple & Advanced Roommate Search: February 14, 2014 at 12 p.m. – June 9, 2014 at 12 p.m.
Room Selection:
June 17, 2014 at 12 p.m. – June 27, 2014 at 12 p.m.
Parking Information for University Commons and Piedmont North:
Parking application will open to all residents on July 1, 2014. To complete a parking application, login to MyHousing, select Personal Preferences, and complete your vehicle information.

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