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How to Apply

If you are admitted to an MLC, University Housing will assign you to a residence hall space reserved for participants of that program.

While you are expected to place a high priority on academic pursuits, you will also be encouraged to take full advantage of the special offerings and services of these residential learning communities. You are also expected to be a willing partner in developing and maintaining an environment conducive to the academic pursuits of all program participants.

Step 1: Decide which MLC is right for you

If you're a first-year LSA student interested in Honors or the Residential College

You may apply to one or both of these programs:

  • Residential College: apply to the RC on the Common/Coalition Application or by contacting the RC directly after being admitted to LSA
  • Honors Program: apply directly to the program

Note: you can be in both the RC and Honors, but you will not be eligible for Honors Housing.

Note: you can be in both Honors and any of the other MLCs, but you will not be eligible for Honors housing.

For sophomores or higher in any College/School

You may apply for these programs the year before:

If you're a transfer student

You may apply to these programs:

Step 2: Apply to a MLC (limit 2)*

Step 3: Pay the enrollment deposit or have it waived

Step 4: Apply for University Housing