Living-Learning communities

Students studying.

When you are part of a Living-Learning Community on campus, you get more than just a room close to your classes. 


What is a Living-Learning Community?


Connections with PeersMake connections with peers

A Living-Learning Community is a group of students from the same program or faculty, who live together in the same area of residence. Each group is assigned an upper-year mentor who offers mentorship and support.

Smooth TransitionExperience a smooth transition to university

Living-Learning students will also live near and be exposed to a variety of other first-year students from different areas of study so that they get the best of both worlds in their residence experience.

Sense of BelongingBuild a sense of belonging to faculty / academic programming

The community gains enhanced access to great academic and faculty programming that helps students with many of their academic needs in first year!



How to join

Incoming students can indicate their interest in a Living-Learning Community on the Residence Community Ranking Form during the residence application process.

The Residence Community Ranking Form for Fall 2020 will open in February 2020.



If you have any questions regarding Living-Learning Communities, please email Living-Learning or call us at 519-888-4567, ext. 31314.


Communities by residence


How to apply

Apply for residence

  • On the Residence Community Ranking Form, you will be asked if you are interested in being part of a Living-Learning Community.

  • Indicate that you are interested in joining the Living-Learning Community for your program.

Submit your form

You're in!

  • After June 1, you will receive confirmation from the residence community you've been placed in and from your Living-Learning Community.

  • Your assigned residence community will follow up with instructions on what to do next.


If you have any questions regarding Living-Learning Communities, please contact Living-Learning or call us at 519-888-4567, ext. 31314.