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Join a Living-Learning Community

It’s one thing to read, study, and discuss an issue in class. It's another to join a community of students who live together in a residence hall, take a class, do research, travel off-campus, and become engaged in a topic on deeper level. Students engage in the community, have deep conversations, build friendships with a diverse group of students, and find mentors in dedicated faculty members.

Be a part of a Sophomore Scholars in Residence or living-learning community at the University of Richmond! Applications to participate in a community in 2017–18 are due February 1, 2017.

First-year students apply to participate in a living-learning community through the housing application (available in BannerWeb). The application deadline for incoming first-year students is May 14, 2017.

First-Year Communities

Open to students in the Class of 2021

Programs available to Westhampton College students:
Moore International
Ready for Moore
Women in Math and Science

Programs available to Richmond College students:
Explore UR World
Spinning Your Web

Programs availble for both Richmond and Westhampton College students:
American City, American Culture
Civic Journalism and Social Justice
Live from Russia: Introduction to Russian Language and Culture
Narratives of Identity and Relationship
Wrongful Convictions in Modern America

Communities for Sophomores, Juniors, & Seniors

Open to students in the Class of 2018, 2019, and 2020

La Casa Hispánica

Earth Lodge

Global House

Living-Learning Features