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Residential Learning Communities provide first-year students opportunities to meet other new students who live in their residence hall and share similar interests and passions. 

Being part of a Residential Learning Community means that students will:

  • Have signed a housing contract to live in a one of the residence halls highlighted below
  • Enroll in a specially designed section of UNIV 101, a 2-credit hour elective course

Leadership, University & You

For first-year students living in Lewis Residence Hall interested in understanding and becoming leaders.

Photography, University & You

For first-year students living in Hashinger Residence Hall interested in approaching life at KU through the lens of photography.

Service, University & You

For first-year students living in Ellsworth Residence Hall interested in making a difference in the world.

Sport, University & You - I

For first-year students living in Oliver Residence Hall interested in exploring the university through the lens of sport.

Sport, University & You - II

For first-year students living in Self Residence Hall interested in exploring the university through the lens of sport.

Well-being, University & You

For first-year students living in Oswald Residence Hall interested in the many facets of health and wellness.

World, University & You

For first-year students living in Gertrude Sellard Pearson (GSP) Residence Hall interested in exploring Lawrence’s global connections.


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