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Living and Learning Opportunities at Shippensburg

Overall LLC Image 2Students who have similar academic, personal, or social interests can live together in Living-Learning Communities (LLCs) at Ship. These LLCs help students build relationships with other students as well as with faculty and staff. They share fun activities and social events and are exposed to interesting speakers and campus resources.

All this can help to ease the transition to college, reinforce academic goals, build an appreciation for lifelong learning, and create lasting friendships.

Click on a community to learn more:

Academic Communities

Interest Communities

Why LLCs?

LLCs have been shown to:

  • Improve academic performance, persistence and higher GPA
  • Increase involvement in student clubs and awareness of campus resources
  • Ease transition to college
  • Create a sense of community
  • Provide opportunities to connect deeply with faculty and staff
  • Develop intellectual understanding of connections between classes
  • Increase satisfaction with overall college experience

Shippensburg LLC perks and benefits:

  • Instant support network from the time you move on campus
  • Connections with upper-class students, staff, and faculty
  • Can simplify scheduling at orientation
  • Live in new housing designed for LLCs
  • Access and awareness to campus programming and resources
  • Ability to select roommates
  • Extra emphasis on starting strong academically and socially

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