When you apply for a space in University Housing, you can also apply for one of our living-learning communities in MyHousing. The application process for 2020-2021 will begin soon. Check back for updates.
The FYRE Living-Learning Community is designed for first-year students who are interested in an enhanced and specialized living-learning experience. FYRE LLC students will begin their experience by moving in early and attending Camp FYRE, a three-day, two-night extended orientation camp. Following Camp FYRE, students will engage in various programs and activities that will aid them in their academic, personal and social transitions to Georgia State.
The Performing Arts Living-Learning Community 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 interest in music, drama, art and design, film, theater and/or production. The community will also offer students the opportunity to attend on-campus and community performances, perform or display artwork, and participate in performance-related community service activities. This floor has a “Tune Room” in which students can utilize musical instruments and equipment during courtesy hours.
The STEM Living-Learning Community introduces students to the many career paths in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) and gives them strategies to approach these careers. It also provides support for first-year STEM majors. Most STEM LLC courses are general education courses that can be used in any STEM or other major. Students in Freshman Learning Communities (FLCs) with related meta-majors are encouraged to join.
The Pre-Nursing Living-Learning Community gives students the chance to 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 or participating in the Health or STEM Freshmen Learning Communities.
The Outdoor Adventure Living-Learning 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.
The Social Issues Living-Learning Community is designed for students who are interested in the issues that impact the Caity 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, students will explore urban community and social issues in Atlanta while making connections to their academic courses and their own life experiences. The focus is on the following areas: hunger/homelessness, human trafficking, health care and education. This LLC is open to anyone interested in activating social change.
Th Global Living Living-Learning Community is specially designed for international students, global studies students, participants in the study abroad program and students who just love to travel and learn about the world. 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.
The Honors Living-Learning Community is for students in the Honors College. The 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.
The Entrepreneurship House Living-Learning Community provides students with the opportunity to live, learn and participate in activities that focus on entrepreneurship and innovation. 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 & Innovation Institute, residents will begin to develop their ideas and participate in experiences such as workshops, competitions, mentorships, exposure to the Atlanta ecosystem and peer-to-peer networking.
Your requested roommate must also apply for the same living-learning community and request you as a preferred roommate in order for you to be placed together. Note that LLC applications are separate from the housing application. You must complete both a housing application and LLC application to be eligible to reside in one of the living-learning communities.
Students who complete both the LLC application and housing application and are accepted into a LLC prior to the posted deadlines are guaranteed a LLC room assignment.