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College Learning Communities

Application Deadlines

The information on this page is intended for First Year/Freshmen students who completed a 2018/19 housing application. Students must complete a housing application by Friday, May 25, 2018 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 be housed in Myers Hall. Biomedical Engineering 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 30, 2018. For more information about this program, contact Elise Bryers, Undergraduate Student Advisor (emb53@drexel.edu).



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Emerging Scholars Program College of Arts and Sciences

The Emerging Scholars Program (ESP) in the College of Arts and Sciences is primarily housed in Millennium Hall. Once enrolled in the Emerging Scholars Program, students will automatically be accepted into the Emerging Scholars Program Learning Community. There are no additional steps required to apply for this learning community. For more information about ESP, contact the program director Lloyd Ackert, PhD., Associate Teaching Professor, Department of History (lta24@drexel.edu).


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College of Computing & Informatics Learning Community

The College of Computing & Informatics (CCI) Learning Community will be housed in Myers Hall. CCI will review all housing applications submitted prior to May 26, 2018 for inclusion in the learning community. Students will be notified via Drexel email of their acceptance into the learning community no later than May 31, 2018. Please direct questions to Will Ahern, Academic Advisor (wta24@drexel.edu).


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College of Nursing and Health Professions Learning Community

The College of Nursing and Health Professions Learning Community will be housed in Myers Hall. In addition to the University Housing application, students interested in joining the College of Nursing and Health Professions Learning Community must complete a Learning Community application. Students who complete both applications will be notified via email of their acceptance status into the learning community no later than Wednesday, May 30, 2018. For more information about this program, contact Nicole K. Rutkowski, Retention Specialist (nkr35@drexel.edu).


Engineering Learning Community

The College of Engineering Learning Communities (ELC) will be housed in Myers Hall. The 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 freshman year. In order to apply, please complete the University Housing application as well as the Engineering Learning Community application by Sunday, May 20, 2018. Questions about the program should be directed to Kristin Imhoff, Associate Director Assessment & Retention Projects (kei22@drexel.edu).


Entrepreneurship Living-Learning Community

The Entrepreneurship Living-Learning Community (ELLC) will be housed in Myers Hall and is open to any first-year student interested in being part of an exciting and entrepreneurial community. After completing the University Housing application, students interested in the ELLC should complete the supplemental ELLC application. Students who have completed both applications by May 25, 2018, will be notified via email of their acceptance status into the learning community no later than June 10, 2018. For more information about this program, contact Julia Ross, Assistant Director, Recruitment and Retention (jcr326@drexel.edu).


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Honors Program Learning Community

The Honors Community will be housed in Millennium Hall. Students in the Honors Program who complete a University Housing application prior to May 25, 2018 are given the option to opt-in to the Honors Program Learning Community as a step in the University Housing application called "Honors Accommodation Request." This step is separate from residence hall preferences and specifically addresses membership in the Honors Program Learning Community. All Honors Students who complete their housing application and opt-in to this community prior to May 25, 2018 will be accepted into the learning community. No additional application steps are required. For more information about this program, contact Julia Wisniewski, Honors Program Coordinator (jgw37@drexel.edu).


Liberty Scholars Learning Community

The Liberty Scholars Learning Community will be housed in Millennium Hall. Once 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 Nick Perez, Liberty Scholars Program Director (njp38@drexel.edu).


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LeBow College of Business Learning Communities

LeBow College of Business Learning Communities will be housed in Myers Hall. After completing the University Housing application, students interested in LeBow's Business Learning Community or Global Learning Community should complete the LeBow Learning Community application. Students who have completed both applications by May 25, 2018, 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

The Westphal Learning Community will be housed in Myers Hall. 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 30, 2018. Students are encouraged to apply early, as admittance is on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information about this program, contact Tia James, Assistant Director of Recruitment (tjm22@drexel.edu).