Living-Learning Community Application Process

First-Year Student Application Process for 2024-2025


By submitting this application, you acknowledge your desire to participate in one of the LLCs listed below. If you are accepted to the LLC, you will be assigned LLC housing.
 
  1. Take your placement testing ASAP if you are a first-year. It is recommended that students interested in LLCs place into 01:355:101 Expository Writing/College Writing or 01:355:104 College Writing Extended. Our office will review your placement scores prior to placing you into a community.
    • Business and Health and Medicine require math and English scores.
    • French Language and Culture requires at least two years of high school French, and no longer requires you to take the French placement exam.
    • If you have APed out of the courses related to the LLC of your choice, this opportunity is likely not the best fit for you as you will not take the courses affiliated with the LLC. You may upload scores for our office to review here.
  2. BE SURE TO REVIEW THE REQUIREMENTS AND ELIGIBILITY SECTIONS BEFORE YOU APPLY FOR A COMMUNITY THROUGH THE HOUSING APPLICATION. Go to oncampus.rutgers.edu for your housing application. When you arrive to the Living-Learning Communities page on the housing application, utilize the drop-down box to select a living-learning community based on an interest area you would like to explore. Remember you must live in the designated residence hall and take the associated course(s) in order to participate in our LLCs. You will be asked to register for a special section of the course. 
  3. The Health and Medicine LLC requires a brief supplemental application in addition to the housing application. The supplemental application can be found here.
  4. After we check your testing placement scores and review your housing and supplemental application (if applicable) we will notify you via email whether your application has been accepted or declined. Ensure the email you list on your application is one you can check after you’ve graduated from your current institution/left your previous institution. If your application is accepted, you will be automatically enrolled into the LLC if there is a COMPLETED housing application on file, and you will be sent an acceptance email to the email listed on your housing application.  If you wish to no longer participate, it is YOUR RESPONSIBILITY to immediately respond to our email and make us aware of your wish to decline the LLC. If we decline your application, you will be provided an opportunity to apply for a different LLC if space and time allows. Generally, the earlier you apply, the sooner we can notify you. 
  5. We will provide you with a special permission number to register yourself for the respective course(s). You must register for a specific section of the course in order to participate in LLCs, and notify us when you have done so.
 
Available LLCs for first-year students are as follows:
  • Asian American Identities and Images
  • Business and Economics Discovery House
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • French Language and Culture
  • Health and Medicine
  • Latin Images
  • Law and Political Science Discovery House
  • Leadership
  • Nourish (Wellness)
  • Paul Robeson
  • Psychology Discovery House
  • School of Arts and Sciences Educational Opportunity Fund 

 

Transfer Student Application Process for 2024-2025


By submitting this application, you acknowledge your desire to participate in one of the LLCs listed below. If you are accepted to the LLC, you will be assigned LLC housing and you will be removed from the housing selection process. You will not be able to select housing elsewhere.

  1. BE SURE TO REVIEW THE REQUIREMENTS AND ELIGIBILITY SECTIONS BEFORE YOU APPLY FOR A COMMUNITY THROUGH THE HOUSING APPLICATION. Go to oncampus.rutgers.edu for your housing application. When you arrive to the Living-Learning Communities page on the housing application, utilize the drop-down box to select a living-learning community based on an interest area you would like to explore. Remember you must live in the designated residence hall and take the associated course(s) in order to participate in our LLCs. You will be asked to register for a special section of the course.
  2. The Entrepreneurship and Innovation LLC  require a brief supplemental application in addition to the housing application. The supplemental application can be found here.
  3. After we check your testing placement scores, if applicable, and review your application, we will notify you via email whether your application has been accepted or declined using the email you listed on your housing application. Ensure the email you list on your application is one you can check after you’ve graduated from your current institution/left your previous institution. If your application is accepted, you will be automatically enrolled in the LLC if there is a COMPLETED housing application on file. If we decline your application, you will be provided an opportunity to apply for a different LLC if space and time allows.  Generally, the earlier you apply, the sooner we can notify you.
  4.  If you wish to no longer participate, it is YOUR RESPONSIBILITY to immediately respond to our email and make us aware of your wish to decline the LLC.  
 
Available LLCs for transfer students are as follows:
  • Asian American Identities and Images
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • French Language and Culture
  • Latin Images
  • Leadership
  • Nourish (Wellness)
  • Paul Robeson

 

Continuing Student Application Process for 2024-2025


By submitting this application, you acknowledge your desire to participate in one of the LLCs listed below. If you accept the LLC, you will be assigned LLC housing and you will be removed from the housing selection process. You will not be able to select housing elsewhere. Your application will be reviewed for the following: (1) GPA check of 2.0 or above (2) no open conduct cases with Student Conduct (3) if applicable, active participation in 2 LLC programs per semester and 2 Scarlet Chats in the LLC you are currently in (4) If you wish to return to the following communities, it requires a well written essay that fully answers the questions within the prompt. Health and Medicine, Asian American Identities and Images, Latin Images, and Paul Robeson LLCs.

 

NOTE: If you are a first-time member to the LLC, you are required to take a course(s) in the specific section identified for the LLC. All LLCs require you to live in the residence hall attached to the LLC.

  • STEP 1: Complete this LLC application no later than Sunday, January 21, 2024 If you do not have a roommate in mind, you may be assigned a roommate. If there is a specific person you would like to live with, speak to that individual prior to completing this application. They must also complete a separate application, list you as their roommate, and you must do the same. You will need the name and RUID number of the person you are requesting to live with, and you must both be eligible to take part in the respective LLC. View the current housing rates and be advised they will be adjusted for the next academic year. 
  • STEP 2: Complete your housing selection application (date to be determined).
  • STEP 3: LLC staff will review your application for a 2.0 or above GPA, conduct, program and scarlet chat participation for returners, and essay (if applicable). Check your email for a response on Wednesday, January 31. If you apply to an LLC, please mark this date in your calendar so you can respond in a timeline fashion, if you are accepted. You will either be accepted to the LLC or declined due to not meeting eligibility requirements, or having a poor essay.
  • STEP 4: Accept or decline the offer by Friday, February 2, 9:00am via the Qualtrics form found within your email. If you accept, this information will be shared with the Assignments office. You will be assigned housing in the LLC and you will be removed from the remainder of the housing selection process.
 
Available LLCs for continuing students are as follows: 
  • Asian American Identities and Images LLC NEW (for new members of this LLC who have NOT taken the AAII seminar).
  • Asian American Identities and Images LLC RETURNER – Community Ambassador Program (for returning members to this community who have already taken the AAII Seminar)
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation LLC: (for new members of this LLC who have not taken Intro to Entrepreneurship
  • French Language and Culture (for new members of this LLC who have not taken 420:297/298 – The French Culture Experience, and who have the designated french proficiency)
  • Health and Medicine LLC: Second-Year Experience (this option is only for CURRENT MEMBERS of the Health and Medicine LLC: First-Year Experience)
  • Latin Images NEW – (for new members of this LLC who have not taken the Latin Images seminar)
  • Latin Images RETURNER – Community Ambassador Program (for returning members to this community who have already taken the LI seminar)
  • Leadership LLC (for new members of this LLC who have not taken Intro to Communication)
  • Nourish (Wellness) LLC (for new members of this community who have NOT taken Exercise and Relaxation)
  • Paul Robeson LLC NEW – (for new members of this LLC who have not taken Introduction to Africana Studies)
  • Paul Robeson LLC RETURNER – Community Ambassador Program (for returning members to Paul Robeson OR those who are new to Paul Robeson but have already taken Intro to Africana Studies)


 

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For more information, please submit an interest form or call 848-932-4371 to speak with a staff member.