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Biology Living Learning Community

The Biology Living Learning Community is for freshman Biology majors that are academically driven and interested in a career in the biological sciences and related professional fields. As a part of this community students will attend programs, live, study, and attend classes with highly motivated students with the support of faculty members from the Department of Biological Sciences.

Contact – Ted Macrini, Ph.D.

Biology Living Learning Community

Honors Living Learning Community

The Honors Living Learning Community is open to students accepted into the Honors program through the University. All students living on-campus in the Honors program are to live together in the same residence hall and take honors classes together. Students in this program will have special programs planned for them to engage them with their faculty and program advisors.

Honors Living Learning Community

Marianist Leadership Community

The Marianist Leadership Community is available for those students accepted into the Marianist Leadership Program. Students accepted into this program live together and engage in leadership and faith development throughout the year. Community service and social justice activities are a large part of this program as well.

Group of Marianist Leadership Community members

Political Science Living Learning Community

The Political Science Living Learning Community is available for freshman political science majors interested in connecting more closely with students in the same program and the faculty in the Political Science department! Students in this community will take classes together, and have specific programs that will allow them to get to know their fellow Political Science students and faculty better.

Political Science Community

Psychology Living Learning Community

The Psychology Living Learning Community is available for psychology majors interested in connecting more closely with students in the same program and the faculty in the Psychology department! Students in this community will take classes together, and have specific programs that will allow them to get to know their fellow Psychology students and faculty better.

Psychology Living Learning Community

Rattlers Have Heart

If you are interested in wellness and the great outdoors, then consider joining Rattlers have Heart! You’ll have the opportunity to visit nearby recreation areas to go hiking, kayaking or camping.

Rattlers have HEART outdoor group kayaking

Rowdy Rattlers

If you love to watch sports or cheer on your favorite teams, this is the themed program for you. Together you can attend Rattler games, decorate your hall, put on tailgates, and support Rattler Athletics.

Rowdy Rattlers athletics cheering

Science Living Community

Students majoring in the sciences – from forensic science to biology, engineering to computer science – are invited to join the Science Living Community. Live down the hall from your classmates and in the same building as upperclassmen studying similar subjects. This community partners with the School of Science, Engineering and Technology to host programs throughout the academic year and invites faculty to visit the halls and share their passion and experiences.

Students in the Science Living Community make ice cream with liquid nitrogen

Signing up for a themed living community

To sign up for a living learning community of themed housing option select a community while completing your online housing application. If you have gone through the process and did not select a program, but would like to sign up, email reslife@stmarytx.edu with your request.

Those selected for a community live together with roommates and suite-mates in the same community. Students in these communities are expected to attend activities, programs, and meetings as a part of the experience. Those who remain active may have the opportunity to remain in their community the following year.

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