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Student-Directed Learning Communities

SDLCEstablished in 1992, the Student Directed Learning Communities (SDLC) are housing opportunities within the College-owned homes along the perimeter of the campus. They offer small groups of upper class students the opportunity to create a unique, self-directed living environment, centered on a common theme, issue, or interest through which the group is expected to share and enrich the campus community. This exemplifies the College's motto, "Educate for Service."

The SDLCs are awarded in the spring semester through a very selective application process. All programs undergo a review and reapplication process on a yearly basis. Please feel free to contact any of the programs to become involved in program activities. Residents are responsible for their own cooking, cleaning, and house management details. Optional meal plans are available.


Please read the 2015-2016 SDLC Guidelines for more information on SDLCs and the application process.


Please Note: All students must have business office accounts paid in full by March 1 to register for a lottery number and participate in the housing selection process. This includes the SDLC applicants.

SDLCs are considered premium housing. Please visit the Business Office Website for more information.

Timeline for the 2015 - 2016 SDLC Application Process

February 2: SDLC Applications available online

February 27: SDLC Applications due by 5:00 PM

March 11 - 20: SDLC interviews

March 25: SDLC results announced

March 30: SDLC acceptances due

April 15: 2015-2016 SDLC Orientation

May 8: Agency/School Agreement with sponsoring service organizations must be signed

August 1: All security clearances needed for service projects must be completed (if applicable)



The SDLC for the 2014-2015 year include:

Residence halls offer similar Living Learning Communities for students of any level.
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