Living Learning Community housing

The College of Science Living Learning Community offers incoming freshmen the opportunity to live and work with students who have similar academic goals and interests while also providing individualized mentorship and extracurricular activities.

Interact with University faculty and professionals from the Northern Nevada region and beyond who are successful in their careers in science, engineering, and medicine while building lasting relationships.

Goals of the Science LLC

By the end of the academic year, students in the Science LLC will:

  • Establish a sense of community among like-minded students with a passion for the sciences
  • Recognize and actively participate in a pre-professional organization within their field
  • Be exposed to the importance of networking in the field through internships and will demonstrate this knowledge by starting the process of searching for and applying to internships or undergraduate research opportunities

Events offered to students living in the LLC:

  • Living Learning Community Retreat - In early September, both the College of Science and WiSE LLC's go on a retreat to Grizzly Creek Ranch in Portola, CA where students participate in a challenge course, team-building activities, campfire, night hike, and star party with the UNR Astronomy Club
  • Pennington Simulation Lab Tour - A tour of the Pennington building to provide students with the opportunity to learn more about the medical school facilities and application process

Eligibility criteria

  • The College of Science Living Learning Community is open to incoming freshmen with a declared major in the College of Science.
  • Placement in MATH 127R or higher for the first semester is required. To be eligible for MATH 127R or higher, students must meet one or more of the following criteria:
    • SAT Math score of at least 630 or ACT Math score of at least 27
    • Completion of MATH 126R or equivalent with a C- or better
    • Pass the Accuplacer Math Placement Exam

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