Living-Learning & Specialty Communities

Interested in a faculty-guided community that focuses on experiential learning and supports discovery beyond the classroom?


Living-Learning Communities (LLCs) offer unique experiences through:

  • Interdisciplinary/interprofessional collaboration
  • Opportunities to work with faculty from across disciplines
  • Direct advising and mentoring
  • Interactions that promote students’ intellectual development and foster community learning.

Living-Learning & Specialty Communities are:

  • Floors and houses that share a common interest
  • Communities affiliated with a school or college
  • Communities for cultural and social affinities, and Global House
  • Communities with an RA and advisor who help plan events related to the theme.

For a list of our unique community offerings, please click on the links below:

You can visit BU Housing’s website for more information about applying.