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College Learning Communities

Application Deadlines

The information on this page is intended for First Year students who completed a 2019–2020 housing application. Students must complete a housing application by Friday, May 24, 2019 to participate in a college learning community. Please review the information below as additional application steps by apply.


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Biomedical Engineering Learning Community

The Biomedical Engineering Learning Community will review completed housing applications for inclusion in the learning community and students will be notified via email of their acceptance status no later than Wednesday, May 29, 2019. For more information about this program, contact Elise Bryers, Undergraduate Student Advisor (emb53@drexel.edu).



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College of Computing & Informatics Learning Community

The College of Computing & Informatics (CCI) Learning Community will review all housing applications submitted prior to May 24, 2019 for inclusion in the learning community. Students will be notified via Drexel email of their acceptance into the learning community no later than May 29, 2019. Please direct questions to Will Ahern, Academic Advisor (wta24@drexel.edu).


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College of Nursing and Health Professions Learning Community

Students who apply for the College of Nursing and Health Professions Learning Community will be notified via email of their acceptance status into the learning community no later than Wednesday, May 29, 2019. For more information about this program, contact Andrea Perry, Academic Advisor (amm26@drexel.edu).



Engineering Learning Community

The College of Engineering Learning Communities (ELC) provides a unique living and learning opportunity for first-year engineering students, by offering a collaborative environment where students come together with faculty, advisors and peers to learn, socialize and support one another through the transition to Drexel. The ELC groups students in classes, directly connecting them with university resources, as well as organizing extra-curricular, civic engagement and professional events throughout the first year. In order to apply, please indicate your intent on the Housing and Residential Living application by Friday, May 24, 2019. Questions about the program should be directed to Micalena Sallavanti, Academic Advisor in COE (coe.elc@drexel.edu).


First-Year Exploratory Studies Learning Community

FYES College Learning Community

The First-Year Exploratory Studies (FYES) Learning Community which is located in Millennium Hall for the 2019–2020 academic year, is available to all incoming FYES students. Along with the academic benefits of having study groups organized right at your front door, its also a great way to form long-lasting friendships. Once you have confirmed your enrollment at Drexel University, you can elect to join the FYES Learning Community in your housing application (open March 15, 2019). We will accept all applications until space reach capacity. Questions about the program can be directed to Marna Mozeff, Interim Managing Director and Faculty (mam25@drexel.edu).


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Honors Program Learning Community

The Honors Learning Community will be housed in Bentley Hall and provides quality programming to students within the Pennoni Honors College. Honors Program students, STAR students, and Custom-Design majors will receive priority acceptance into this learning community. Students in the community will receive access to specialized workshops, events, and advising. The deadline to apply to the Honors Learning Community is May 24, 2019. After reviewing applications, students will be notified via Drexel email of their acceptance into the learning community no later than May 30, 2019.

Students with questions about this learning community should contact Julia Wisniewski, Honors Program Coordinator at jgw37@drexel.edu.


Liberty Scholars Learning Community

Liberty Scholars Learning CommunityOnce enrolled in the Liberty Scholars program, students will be automatically accepted into the Liberty Scholars Learning Community. Students will still need to select the Liberty Scholars Learning Community when they complete their housing application. For more information about this program, visit the Liberty Scholars web page or contact Bernetta McCall-Millon, Director, Communications Strategy and Liberty Scholars (mccallbc@drexel.edu).


BLC Wall Climb

LeBow College of Business Learning Communities

LeBow College of Business Learning Communities consist of the Business Learning Community and the Global Learning Community. Students who have completed their housing applications by May 24, 2019, will be notified via email of their acceptance status into the learning community in early June. For more information about this program, contact Caitlin Mahon, Associate Director, Undergraduate Programs (cem398@drexel.edu).


Westphal Learning Community

Westphal College Learning Community

Westphal College of Media Arts & Design will review completed housing applications for inclusion in the learning community and students will be notified via email of their acceptance status no later than Wednesday, May 29, 2019. Students are encouraged to apply early, as admittance is on a first-come, first-served basis. The community enables students to expound upon their classroom knowledge through academic exploration and idea exchange with their fellow artists and designers, and experiences Resident Assistants. For more information about this program, contact Tia James, Director of Recruitment (tjm22@drexel.edu).

Mural Art Projects - Westphal College Learning Community