Living Communities

Learn More About Our Living Communities

First Year:

Agriculture Learning Community

This is a residential community where students seeking a career in agriculture attend classes together each semester and live in Piney Woods Hall.

Bearkat Learning Community

In this residential learning community for first-year students of any major, participants attend two classes together each semester, live in Piney Woods Hall and participate in programs that help them make the most of their college experience.

CHSS Living Learning Community

This is a residential learning community in Piney Woods Hall for students with majors in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences (communication studies, English, history, political science, philosophy, psychology, Spanish, and sociology) and for students who are unsure about their major.

Criminal Justice Living Learning Community

This is a residential learning community where students seeking a career in the criminal justice field attend two to three classes together each semester and live in Houston House.

Education Living Learning Community

In this residential learning community in Piney Woods Hall, future teachers develop academic and social connections with the College of Education.

First Generation Living Learning Community

This residential learning community in Piney Woods Hall provides leadership development and support for students who will be the first in their family to receive a four-year degree. 

Health Sciences Living Learning Community

This is a residential learning community in Piney Woods Hall for students with majors in the College of Health Sciences who will be pursuing careers in the health field.

Military Science (ROTC)

ROTC at SHSU prides itself in producing quality Officers by providing Cadets with the tools to build the character and leadership skills. You can find this community living together in Piney Woods Hall.

Pre-Nursing Living Learning Community

This residential learning community in Piney Woods Hall prepares future nurses to succeed in nursing school. 

Pre-Law Learning Community

This residential learning community allows first-year students of any major who are interested in legal careers to learn about the legal field, participate in meaningful civic engagement, and develop leadership skills.

Pre-Med Living Learning Community

This residential community in Piney Woods hall is designed to help students with majors in the College of Science and Engineering Technology prepare for medical school and for careers in the medical field.

STEM Learning Community

This learning community for students with science, technology, engineering, and math majors provides support for success in math and science coursework and a strong community of STEM faculty and fellow students. 

All Classifications:

FAMC Creative Community

This is a residential living community open only to all College of Fine Arts and Mass Communication majors who choose to live in Belvin-Buchanan hall.

Honors

Designed to attract and retain highly competent and motivated students. Honors students have the opportunity to live together in Piney Woods Hall.