Learning Communities

 

    What is a learning community (LC)?

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  • LC cohorts are composed of 19 students who share a common interest or major.
  • Students are co-enrolled in a first year seminar and two to four additional courses (usually Core Curriculum courses).
  • Participants have a supportive environment to help ease the transition to college life and college-level academics.
  • Students network with peer educators, staff members, and faculty members.
  • Click on the red button to the upper-right to see a list of available LCs.

   What is a Residential Learning Community (RLC)?

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  • RLCs have all of the benefits of LCs as described above.
  • Participants live together on campus and learn alongside students with similar interests.
  • Students become more acquainted with campus resources through social and educational activities.
  • Students have opportunities to connect classroom experiences with residential life.
  • Click here to learn more about living-learning communities (RLCs). Or visit aub.ie/rlc.

    What are the benefits?

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  • Build relationships with faculty and staff members.
  • Learn more about your major or interest.
  • Receive invaluable guidance and support from FYS instructors and peer instructors.
  • Create study groups with fellow LC students.
  • See familiar faces in some of your larger classes.
  • No additional cost to participate.

    How do I join?

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    • Applications are accepted each spring for the next fall semester.
    • Sign up online via AU Access.
    • Apply beginning in late March. See list of important dates on the right.
    • You will indicate your top three LC preferences on the application.
    • Click the blue button below to be notified of updates related to the application process.
    • Students are selected for learning communities based on a lottery system that will be conducted late spring.
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