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Living-Learning Communities

Our Living-Learning Communities have been created to bring students with shared interests, passions or academic pursuits together in a shared residential environment. When you join one of these communities, you are afforded all the benefits of on-campus living, along with additional advantages that help you to more deeply engage with each group’s defined purpose.

Our Living-Learning Communities include:

These advantages include living with peers who share similar academic, personal and social interests; unique connections with dedicated faculty, staff and student leaders; and opportunities throughout the year to enhance your academic and personal experiences through community-wide programming, social outings and lifelong social connections.

The Bobcat Media LLC is for students interested in media, including newspapers, magazines, television, radio, socials, YouTube, podcasts, blogs and more. While not required, this LLC encourages members to be involved in campus media-related organizations such as the Quinnipiac Film Society (QFS), Q30, The Chronicle, WQAQ, QBSN and media-related activity such as the athletic department or the marketing and communications team. Participants are encouraged to form groups to create shows or podcasts.

This LLC is open to all majors and may be of special interest to students in the School of Communications and English majors.

The Business 3+1 LLC is for new students interested in strengthening relationships with their peers in the accelerated business 3+1 program. The LLC cultivates a strong community by focusing on team building, academic success and leadership development. Working within the LLC and across campus, members of this community are dedicated to becoming better students and business professionals.

This LLC is open to students in the accelerated 3+1 program within the School of Business.

The Communications 3+1 LLC is for students who embrace a “work hard, play hard” mentality. Students in the LLC are invested in academic and professional success while enjoying student life, student media and leadership opportunities. The communications faculty and resident assistants plan programs designed to foster community with instructors and administrators. These programs expose students to current events and trends and also prepare students for internships, careers and graduate studies.

The LLC is open to students in the accelerated 3+1 program within the School of Communications.

The Creative Minds LLC is for students interested in the arts. Members will have the
opportunity to focus on a range of creative outlets including creative writing, studio art, music, theatre, poetry, photography, film, design, digital media and other creative possibilities. Exploration of the connections to one’s major, minor and co-curricular activities will build students’ ability to advocate for creativity as a way of life and for its integration into school, work, and play.

This LLC is open to all majors.

The Engineering and Computer Science LLC is for new students in the School of Computing and Engineering interested in building academic skills, community and friendship. This LLC emphasizes hands-on activities and helps support members to become more engaged students who understand how to make a difference at QU and in the world.

This LLC is open to students in the School of Computing and Engineering.

The Entrepreneurs and Innovators LLC is for students who are current or aspiring
entrepreneurs. This LLC empowers students to develop and grow their entrepreneurial skills and/or product ideas alongside like-minded moguls. This community supports students and challenges them to brainstorm, build and pitch their ideas while also leveraging resources on campus and among QU alumni.

This LLC is open to all majors and may be of special interest to students majoring in
Entrepreneurship and Innovation.

The eSports Arena LLC is for students interested in competitive gaming. Students can compete against other schools as part of the QU eSports team, participate in open tournaments, attempt to set records in speedrunning or stream their incredible gameplay as they live, share strategies and cheer on peers also striving for the pinnacle of gaming skill. Popular or obscure, single-player or team-oriented, all games and all players wanting to amplify their abilities and reach are welcome!

This LLC is open to all majors and may be of special interest to students majoring in Game Design and Development and Talent Management.

The First-Year Honors LLC is for new students in the Honors program. This LLC helps students develop relationships and skills outside the classroom. The community sponsors activities that promote curiosity, innovative thinking, and provides opportunities for members to pursue academic, personal, and professional goals.

This LLC is open to first-year students enrolled in the QU Honors program.

The Second-Year Honors LLC is for second-year students in QU’s Honors program. This LLC is an intellectually engaged community that values serious study, fosters lasting friendships, and provides a wide range of programs and events.

This LLC is open to second-year students enrolled in the QU Honors program.

The Get in the Game LLC is for students who are interested in sports in any context. This LLC will bring together students across multiple disciplines united by their passion for sports. Working together, students will come away with a holistic view of the sports industry while diving deeper into the role that athletes, athletics and sports play in society.

This LLC is open to all majors.

The Interprofessional Healthcare LLC is for students who have a strong interest in healthcare and want to be part of a community that represents and values various healthcare professions. This LLC prepares students to become thoughtful healthcare professionals who will provide safe and effective care during their careers.

This LLC is open to any student interested in a career in healthcare.

The Law and Legal Systems LLC is for students interested in becoming lawyers, police officers and correction officers as well as students interested in government policy, policing, corrections, restorative justice and improving the legal system. This community brings together diverse ideologies and perspectives for productive, respectful conversations about issues related to law and legal systems.

This LLC is open to all majors and may be of special interest to students majoring in Law in Society, Criminal Justice, Philosophy, Sociology, Political Science, and students in the 3+3 Law program.

The Live Well LLC is for students interested in engaging the eight dimensions of wellness: spiritual, environmental, social, financial, physical, occupational, intellectual and emotional. Members of this community live with like-minded peers, who agree to refrain from using alcohol and drugs.

This LLC is open to all majors.

The Multicultural LLC is for students who want to join an inclusive, diverse and vibrant community composed of students from a wide range of cultural and ethnic backgrounds. This LLC is committed to principles of inclusion and equity and helps students become change agents on campus and beyond. Students will explore identity, intersectionality, allyship, advocacy and intercultural and social justice.

This LLC is open to all majors.

The Natural Sciences LLC is for students who have a passion for science. This LLC is a community of proud geeks! Members participate in programming that emphasizes science and research. These programs foster academic and personal growth.

This LLC is open to all majors and may be of special interest to students majoring in Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, and Behavioral Neuroscience.

The Nuestra Casa LLC is for students who want to learn more about the Spanish-speaking world. Students do not need to speak Spanish to join this LLC but there will be many opportunities to communicate in Spanish while sharing personal and professional experiences, interests, and aspirations.

This LLC is open to all majors.

The Nursing LLC is for nursing students who want to develop personal and professional skills that allow them to flourish at QU and beyond. This LLC promotes lasting relationships between its members, faculty and staff by hosting engaging programs and events.

This LLC is open to Nursing majors.

The Occupational Therapy LLC is for students interested in thinking, studying, and socializing while learning about occupational therapy (OT) and the benefits it provides to individuals and society. Members participate in curricular and co-curricular opportunities and practice-oriented academic and career advising.

This LLC is open to Occupational Therapy majors.

The Political Enthusiasts LLC is for students interested in all things political, including elections and local, state, national and international political issues. This community is for students of any ideology. Students will explore and possibly change the state of political discourse on campus.

This LLC is open to all majors and may be of special interest to students majoring in Political Science and History.

The Social Justice and Advocacy LLC is for students interested in social justice and advocating for societal change. Students will explore inequality and inequities in the local community and seek to identify opportunities to engage in community service and/or advocate for meaningful change.

This LLC is open to all majors and may be of special interest to students interested in exploring careers in social work and other helping professions, including students in the BA/MSW and BS/MSW (3+2) programs.

The Sustainability LLC is for students who are interested in the environment. This LLC explores scientific, social, economic and other facets of sustainability. The community actively works to develop a more sustainable campus and society.

This LLC is open to all students and may be of special interest to students in Environmental Science, Environmental Policy, Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Political Science and students in the School of Computing and Engineering.

The Unity LLC is for students who are allies to and/or members of the diverse LGBTQIA+ community. Welcoming all, this LLC strives to help students who identify as members of the community, as well as their allies, feel comfortable in any setting. This LLC also seeks to raise awareness of and combat injustice on campus and in our greater communities. People in this LLC want to facilitate acceptance of LGBTQIA+ individuals, whether on a small or large scale, recognizing that all impacts are important and supporting one another through struggles and triumphs alike.

This LLC is open to all majors.

The Youth-Serving Careers LLC is for students who have a strong interest in careers that involve working with children or adolescents. The LLC will help students learn more about child and youth development to become better prepared to work with this population in a range of settings, including teaching, counseling and healthcare.

This LLC is open to all majors and may be of special interest to students majoring in psychology or sociology or who are enrolled in the elementary education or secondary education MAT programs.

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