Current Students

Learning Communities are offered in a variety of options and academic interests. Application and registration processes vary by community. Select a learning community based on your current academic interest or an academic interest area you would like to explore!

Below is a listing of all the learning communities open to current students.

Residential College for Women

Rutgers University, the State University of New Jersey, is the only flagship public research university in the nation to offer students the opportunity to join a women's residential college. Through innovative career development programs, leadership opportunities, and experiential learning, Douglass offers an enhancement to the wonderful opportunities at Rutgers–New Brunswick.   Within the Douglass Residential College there are a wide array of learning communities open to residential and commuting RU women.

Learning Community Options for Current Students:

Living-Learning Communities (*designated residence hall)

Students who select a Living-Learning Community share common academic interests such as health and medicine, French language and culture,psychology, law and more!   LLCs are both residential and curricular, allowing students take one to three common courses together with the ability to build supportive social and academic networks in and outside the classroom.  As a community member, you will make connections with faculty, students and staff that will contribute to an academically rich, fun, and rewarding academic experience at RU.

Special Interest Housing Options -- Thematic Communities

Thematic communities allows students with general academic, personal or professional interests to live together in the same residence hall without a course/curricular component.   Known for their active and vibrant student communities, these programs have often been viewed by students as one of the most pleasant and satisfying residential experiences at the university.