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Living and Learning Community Options

Living & Learning

Residential Life at UMBC offers a number of Living-Learning Communities (LLCs) that connect students with shared academic interests in culture, academics, or community service. Students within LLCs live together within a residential community and participate in academic and community programming especially designed for them. The ultimate goal of a LLC experience is to integrate learning from the classroom into the overall UMBC experience.

LLCS Available at UMBC               
  • Center for Women in Technology (CWIT)
  • Discovery Scholars
  • Honors College
  • Humanities
  • Intercultural Living Exchange (ILE)
  • Interdisciplinary Studies (INDS)
  • Shriver – Service Learning
  • STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
  • Visual and Performing Arts
  • Women Involved in Learning and Leadership (WILL)

Benefits of Living-Learning Communities

Students involved in an LLC at UMBC self-reported:

They were more satisfied with their overall academic and learning experience on campus than students not involved in a LLC.*

They were more engaged and involved on campus than students not involved in a LLC.*

They interacted with more university faculty and staff members than students not involved in a LLC.*

They had a greater understand of diversity and multiculturalism than students not involved in a LLC.*

*This data was compiled through the annual Educational Benchmarking Incorporated (EBI) Resident Satisfaction Survey in November and December of 2016

Apply to an LLC by May 1st

To apply, preference up to three Living-Learning Communities in your Housing Application
reslife.umbc.edu

General Questions:

Contact reslife@umbc.edu or 410-455-3932