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Living-Learning Communities: Find Your Home

9 living and learning community members participate in the Ice Bucket Challenge to raise monday for ALS

Meet people easily.

Live and attend some classes with people in your same major or field of study. A lot of living-learning community students from other majors also live in the same building. It is a great way to build relationships.

4 girls Studying in a Community Room smile for a photo

Succeed by learning together.

Living-Learning Community students have some of the same courses and they end up studying together and supporting each other throughout their academic experience.

2018 Houses

  • Animal Science House
  • Nursing House
  • Agriculture House
  • Business House
  • Culture/Creativity/Technology House
  • Kinesiology House
  • Elementary Education (Curriculum & Instruction, K-8) House
  • Biology/Biomedical House
  • Biomedical (Research) House
  • Engineering House
  • Engineering Technology House
  • Criminal Justice House
  • Psychology House
  • Corps of Cadets
  • Honors

How to Apply

Steps to Take

  1. Apply and be a regularly admitted student to Tarleton State University for the fall semester.
  2. Complete your housing application and respond to the Living-Learning Community application that is a part of the housing application.
  3. Completing the Living-Learning Community questions of the housing application submits your request for consideration into a community. The application will be evaluated for eligibility to participate in the specific living-learning community.
  4. Upon verification of eligibility, an email will be sent to complete the self-assignment process in to the living-learning community environment.


Our Communities

  • Encourage a stronger sense of belonging
  • Increases persistence toward graduation
  • Builds higher levels of academic self-confidence
  • Facilitates greater integration of student’s academic and non-academic lives