List of specialty community residences

Specialty community residences provide a unique living environment for students who would like to be with others who share similar interests. The specialty community floors and houses also offer the advantages of small group contacts and promote broader University involvements.
Specialty Community Residences Requirements
Chinese House,
172 Bay State Road
See Language Houses
Classics House,
176-178 Bay State Road
A major or minor in classical studies, Greek, Latin, Modern Greek, or archaeology.
College of Communication Floors: 
Shields 11 and 14
Enrollment in the College of Communication.
College of Fine Arts Floors:
Claflin 9
Enrollment in the College of Fine Arts.
College of General Studies House,
166-168 Bay State Road
Enrollment in the College of General Studies (juniors and seniors who are selected to reside in the House will act as mentors to the underclassmen and will be expected to participate in House activities).
Common Ground House,
158-160 Bay State Road
Martin Luther King Scholar, Howard Thurman Center Ambassador, or demonstrated commitment to the Howard Thurman legacy by attendance at Common Ground Orientation or other programs sponsored by the Howard Thurman Center.
Community Service House,
31 Buswell Street
Involvement in local community service organizations and projects; participation in FYSOP or the Community Service Center strongly preferred.
Core Curriculum House,
141 Carlton Street
Core Curriculum Floors:
Marshall 11
Enrollment in the College of Arts and Sciences Core Curriculum Program.
Earth House,
29 Buswell Street
Strong interest in the environment and environmental issues; participation in sustainability initiatives on campus; involvement in events such as Earth Hour and RecycleMania.
Education House,
179 Bay State Road
Open to any undergraduate student enrolled in the School of Education
Engineering House,
1 Buswell Street
Enrollment in the College of Engineering.
Engineering Floors:
Marshall 9, Myles Standish 7, Shields 12, Towers 4W
Enrollment in the College of Engineering.
French House (La Maison Française),
153 Bay State Road
See Language Houses
German House (Deutsches Haus),
209 Bay State Road
See Language Houses
Italian House (La Casa Italiana),
193 Bay State Road
See Language Houses
Japanese House,
206 Bay State Road
See Language Houses
Kilachand Honors College House,
117 Bay State Road
Enrollment in the Kilachand Honors College.
Kilachand Honors College – Floors,

Kilachand Hall 2, 3, 4, 5
Enrollment in the Kilachand Honors College.
Language Houses:
Chinese House,
172 Bay State Road
French House (La Maison Française),
153 Bay State Road
German House (Deutsches Haus),
209 Bay State Road

Italian House (La Casa Italiana),
193 Bay State Road
Japanese House,
206 Bay State Road

Spanish House (La Casa Hispánica),
188-190 Bay State Road
A major or minor in the appropriate language or demonstrated commitment to learning the language by enrollment in a foreign language course; commitment to speak the language at all times in the common areas of the house.
Limited Parietal House,
157 Bay State Road
For female students who prefer more restricted visiting hours (no Specialty Residence application required).
Management House,
161
Bay State Road
Enrollment in the School of Management.
Management Floors:
Marshall 14, Towers 8W, 9W
Enrollment in the School of Management.
Music House,
207 Bay State Road
A major or minor in music or the ability to demonstrate an active interest in music.
Sargent College House,
205 Bay State Road
Enrollment in Sargent College.
Sargent College Floor:
Towers 7W
Enrollment in Sargent College.
Spanish House (La Casa Hispánica),
188-190 Bay State Road
See Language Houses
Trustee Scholars House,
200 Bay State Road
Enrollment in the Trustee Scholars Program.
Wellness House,
7 Buswell Street
Interest in a healthy lifestyle; commit via signed house agreement to live in a smoke-free and substance-free environment.
Women in Science and Engineering Upperclass
(WISE-UP)
163 Bay State Road
WISE-UP:
Female students (sophomores, juniors, and seniors) who are declared majors in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics). Preference given to former WISE@Warren residents. WISE-UP house activities will include special seminars, interaction with STEM female faculty, peer and graduate student mentoring, academic support, STEM career experiences, creativity and innovation, and societal outreach in STEM.
Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) Floor,
Fairfield 15
WISE@Warren: Female students who are entering freshmen and are interested in majoring in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) discipline. Residents must register for a freshman seminar (First Year Experience) that meets twice a month and focuses on career opportunities, discussions with STEM female faculty
and non academic professionals, academic preparation and social and community outreach around STEM topics.
Writers’ Corridor,
Kilachand 4
Interest in writing and in sharing your work with others, and in submitting original work for floor publications.