Learning Communities



    What is a learning community?

  • An LC is a group of 19 students who share an interest or major.
  • Students are co-enrolled into a first year seminar and 2-4 additional courses which fulfill major or core requirements.
  • Goal is to give each student a supportive environment to help in their transition to college.
  • Easy access to study groups allows for more avenues to academic success at Auburn.
  • Participants build a network of peer educators, staff, and faculty.
  • Click on the red button to the right to see a list of available LCs.
  • Learn more by viewing this online presentation.

    What are the benefits?

  • Build relationships with professors.
  • Learning communities focus on your major or interest.
  • Attend exclusive activities and workshops for LC students.
  • Peer instructors provide invaluable guidance and support.
  • Private study sessions are available for the LC classes.
  • Have a small group of familiar faces in some of your larger classes to make them seem a little smaller.
  • No additional costs to be a part of a learning community.

    How do I join?


  • Applications are accepted each spring for the next fall semester.
  • Sign up online via AU Access.
  • Apply anytime beginning on March 21, 2016 at 1:00 pm.
  • Spaces in the LC are filled on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • To sign up for an LC, you need to know your top three LC choices and what, if any, college credit you are bringing to Auburn via AP tests, IB tests, or dual enrollment.
  • Email us at LC@auburn.edu to sign up for our priority notification list to be notified when the application becomes available.

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