Residence Life

Learning Communities & Theme Housing



Living on a Theme Housing floor is a great way to connect with other students around a common interest, build community and enhance your residential and academic experience.

Options for 2014-15


Choose from a variety of theme housing and learning community options. Click on the links below to watch videos, read more about each community, and to view sign up instructions.

American Sign Language in Carondelet Center
Antonian Honors in Carondelet Center and NOW! St. Mary Hall
Catholic Community in Morrison Hall
Emerging Scholars Community in St. Mary Hall
Global Perspectives in Stanton and Crandall Halls
Gryffindor Tower in Caecilian Hall
Healthy Living in Rauenhorst Hall

Learning Outcomes


In comparison to other students, residents involved and actively participating in learning communities and theme housing will:
  • Have higher GPA's.
  • Participate in more major and career exploration opportunities.
  • Have higher retention rates to the University.
  • Develop more connections to faculty, staff, students, and alumnae.
  • Attend more programs and be more involved.
  • Report higher levels of satisfaction with both on-campus housing and the University.