Types of Living Learning Communities

College Connections LLCs

Students participating in College Connections LLCs are placed based on their major/college and are enrolled in a block of courses together for both the fall and spring semester. Students who are a part of a College Connections LLC must have a roommate with a major in the same college.

College Connections LLC’s include: College of Professional Education (COPE), College of Arts and Sciences (CAS), College of Health Sciences (CHS), College of Nursing (CON), College of Business (COB)

Arts LLC

Students majoring in arts, dance, drama, and music are invited to apply to this exciting LLC which is designed to expand involvement with the arts through structured and unstructured experiences.

Commuter LLC

Alongside the Campus Alliance for Resource Education (CARE) Office this learning community offers commuters a unique opportunity to connect with other commuting students.

Explorer LLC

The Explorer LLC provides first-year students with an opportunity to explore various majors while living in an environment that promotes personal growth and academic success.

Psychology Majors LLC

Designed specifically for psychology majors, this LLC encourages academically focused conversations and psychology study groups to help first-year students cultivate connections.


The Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM) LLC promotes academic success by facilitating a focus on common personal and academic goals for students majoring in one or more of the STEM field areas.

Interest Connections LLC

Students participating in Interest Connections LLCs are placed by preferences they chose on their housing application and enrolled in certain courses for fall and spring. Students can have a roommate with a different major and have a LLC experience.

Civic Engagement LLC

This LLC fosters a community of like-minded students who are passionate about public service, civility and community empowerment.

Health and Wellbeing LLC

In collaboration with the Health and Wellbeing Initiative, members of this community help students connect, practice and grow within five themed areas: Build Well, Eat Well, Mind Well, Move Well and Spend Well.

Lead Maroon LLC

In partnership with the Center for Student Development, Lead Maroon focuses on developing and fine-tuning students’ leadership skills.

Rainbow LLC

The Rainbow LLC is open to LGBTQIA+ and ally students interested in exploring topics around gender identity and sexual orientation. Students will increase their knowledge and awareness of LGBTQIA+ issues in a supportive environment.

Recreation LLC

In conjunction with the Fitness & Recreation Center, members of this LLC promote a healthy lifestyle by participating in indoor and outdoor recreational activities.

ROTC and Military Affiliated LLC

 This community is committed to creating a residential experience that promotes success and growth among military affiliated students. Within the LLC, service members, cadets and dependents connect with each other and can participate in events that enhance leadership and teamwork.

Social Justice LLC

This community empowers future leaders to explore the different themes and issues of social justice and learn how to become an active part of the solutions through community engagement.

Sustainability LLC

This community connects first-year students from all majors and who are interested in learning more about sustainability and living a greener life.

Pioneer Connections LLC

Students participating in Pioneer Connection LLCs must be admitted by their program before being placed in these LLCs. They must take the courses outlined by their program. Students can have a roommate with a different major and have a LLC experience.

Honors LLC

In this program, students take UNIV 1231 together while developing an experiential project. To participate in the Honors LLC, students must be admitted to the TWU Honors Scholars Program.

To receive information about the Honors Scholar Program contact their office at 940-898-2337, email Honors, or review the TWU Honors Scholar Program website.

President Leadership Council LLC

Students in the President’s Leadership Council (PLC) complete a first-year experience course together in the fall and a professional presentation strategies course in the spring. PLC students also participate in service with other PLC students throughout their time at TWU. Students must be admitted to the President’s Leadership Council prior to LLC membership. For more information or to receive the application, please email the PLC or call 940-898-3590.


The SUCCESS Mentoring Program in conjunction with the Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Outreach is a mentoring program designed to assist first-year, first-generation college students in making a successful and enjoyable transition to college. For information please contact Diversity, Inclusion and Outreach at 940-898-3679.

Terry Scholars LLC

Terry Scholarship Program recipients complete the First Year Experience course together in the fall semester. All Terry Scholars are members of the Terry Scholars Student Organization which provides additional opportunities to be involved in TWU campus life.

Students must be admitted to the Terry Scholarship Program. For more information, please email Terry Scholars or call 940-898-3590.

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