Honors - Building a Community of Scholars

Join a community of scholars for intellectual pursuits both in and out of the classroom!  

The Honors Living-Learning Community (LLC) is a dedicated floor for first-year students who are also members of the Honors College.  Students will participate in programs that focus on increasing academic achievement, building community, and developing a sense of service.

Benefits of the Honors Living Learning Community Program Include:

  • Living with other motivated Honors students in a close knit community that is diverse and respectful.
  • Special programming including but not limited to, guest speakers, academic and social programs, service projects, and cultural events.
  • Additional access to academic resources such as advising, Honors College faculty, classroom space, and mentors.

Where is the community located?

The Oaks (2300 floor).  There are 35 spaces allotted for this community, available on a first-come, first-serve basis.  This is the top floor, so there will be no noisy neighbors overhead!

Can I live in this Living Learning Community with someone who is not participating in the program?

Sorry, but no. All students living in the rooms designated for the Honors living-learning community must be members of the Honors College.

To whom is the community open?

The Honors Living Learning Community is open to first-year students who are admitted to the Honors College.  Prospective Honors students must fill out the First Year Student Application, and must meet two of the following five minimum academic requirements for admission to the Honors College:

  1. 3.5 High School GPA
  2. 1250 New SAT Composite or 1750 Old SAT Composite Or 26 ACT Composite
  3. 35 New SAT Reading or 650 Old SAT Critical Reading Or 28 ACT English
  4. 670 New SAT Math or 650 Old SAT Math Or 28 ACT Math
  5. 33 New SAT Writing & Language or 600 Old SAT Writing Or 26 ACT Writing

What are the Requirements to Participate in the Honors Living Learning Community?

To foster student success in the Honors Living Learning Community, members are expected to actively participate in the Honors Living Learning Community programs and events throughout the year.  

Honors Living Learning Community students will be enrolled in common sections of an Honors interdisciplinary studies course that meets core curriculum requirements.

Is there a fee for the community?

Yes, Honors Living Learning Community members are required to pay a $20 special interest housing fee each semester to fund specialized community programming.

How do I enroll in the Honors Living-Learning Community?

To apply, complete your online UWG Housing application that can be accessed through logging in to your myUWG portal and clicking on external resources. From there you will select the StarRez portal to access and complete the Housing Contract. As a part of the application process, you can note your preference for one of the Living-Learning Communities. You will be asked to submit a short essay (250 words) about what you hope to gain from living in the specific community.