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Think Outside the Textbook.

In the College of LSA, you can learn from multiple angles by acquiring experiences beyond the classroom with professors and classmates. The Michigan Learning Communities (MLCs) within LSA allow you to connect with fellow undergrads and faculty who share your interests. MLCs combine the personal attention and connections of a small liberal arts college with the vast resources of a large research university, creating unparalleled opportunities and a strong academic and personal support system.

New Themed Community: Sustainable Living Experience (SLE) 

Administered through the Program in the Environment, SLE hosts a diverse and inclusive community of approximately 30 students per year with the goal of creating and fostering future leaders in sustainability, both on campus and beyond.

734.647.9211 l

Residential Learning Communities

Learn Where You Live. The MLCs offer housing in friendly, supportive communities where you’ll engage in intellectual, service, and social activities. Enrollment is limited, with a one-year minimum requirement for participation.

Health Sciences Scholars Program

For students seeking to explore issues and
opportunities across the health sciences.

734.763.6091 |

Lloyd Hall Scholars Program

Students pursue creative expression through writing, the visual arts, and cultural and social involvement.

734.764.7521 |

Michigan Research and Discovery Scholars

(formerly Michigan Research Community)

For students interested in pursuing research with faculty through the Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program, and who want a small, diverse, and supportive residential community.

734.936.6536 |

Living Arts

A community on North Campus designed to bring together students in engineering, the arts, and other fields to explore creativity and innovation.

734.764.9499 |

Michigan Community Scholars Program

For students with an interest in community service, civic engagement, and social justice.

734.647.4860 |

Women in Science and Engineering Residence Program

A community of students with academic and career interests in the sciences, technology, engineering, mathematics, and health fields.

734.936.6536 |

*Note: The two residential learning communities below are located in North Quad and are open only to sophomores, juniors, and seniors

Global Scholars Program

Prepares U.S. and international students to be interculturally competent global citizens, champions for meaningful change, and innovative leaders of tomorrow.

734.764.3573 |

Max Kade German Residence

Students practice German every day while living in
a dedicated hall that offers unique cultural events and a trip to a German-speaking country.

734.764.8018 |

LSA Residential Communities

These two Michigan Learning Communities are open only to students admitted to the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts. Both offer a residential component.

Honors Program

Offers special depth and academic challenge to highly motivated students, and includes personalized advising, research opportunities, and close contact with faculty. Optional Honors housing provides both a scholarly and social community. All interested students admitted to LSA are urged to apply.

734.764.6274 |


Residential College

A small, four-year program that provides any LSA student an engaging environment with an emphasis on languages, writing, and the arts. The RC enables students to combine the resources and options of the larger university with the lively intellectual atmosphere of a small, liberal arts college. RC students live together their first two years in the newly renovated East Quad.

734.763.0032 |

Non-Residential Learning Communities

These learning communities offer you personalized support and special opportunities to take full advantage of the University’s resources, but they do not have a group living component.

Comprehensive Studies Program

This academic success program provides small, enriched courses; advising through peer mentors, academic advisors, and faculty; as well as tutoring, workshops, and a supportive community.

734.764.9128 |

University Mentorship Program

Designed to give first-year students support by pairing them with academic and peer mentors including a faculty or staff member and an upperclassman.

734.764.6413 l



Undergraduate Research
Opportunity Program (UROP)

Opportunities to participate in leading research, working with faculty from all academic fields. Choose from 800+ projects offered each year.

734.615.9000 |