Living Learning Communities

Living Learning Communities

Marymount currently offers three different living learning communities(LLC) on Main Campus in Ostapenko Hall. Each LLC provides its residents with an atmosphere dedicated to academic success, student support and a community build around shared interests.

Marymount University Global Village

The Global Village Living Learning Community on the 3000 floor of Ostapenko Hall is designed to create a supportive environment for international and domestic students who are interested in experiencing diverse languages, cultures, backgrounds, and viewpoints in their academic and personal journeys.

Global Village residents engage in cross-cultural programs and experiences that enhance their global competencies, promote understanding of and sensitivity to issues of diversity and inclusion, and promote actions toward civic engagement and social justice domestically and across borders.   Events and activities will be planned and coordinated jointly through a collaboration between the residents, Student Affairs, and the Center for Global Engagement. This community is open to upper-class and first-year students. This is a first come, first serve opportunity as there is limited space.

Honors Living Learning Community

Requirements: must be a honors student.
The Marymount University Honors residential learning community on the G100 floor of Ostapenko Hall focuses on cultivating students’ research, communication, and critical thinking skills. Students will have access to a dedicated honors lounge in Ostapenko Hall where they will have the resources to succeed in this rigorous academic environment such as seminars and direct faculty engagement. This diverse living learning environment allows scholars to live with mixed class years and be mentored by upper-class students. Out-of-class activities with faculty from the Honors program, access to study partners and group project members, and social activities will be designed by a LLC planning committee. To learn more about the Honors Program click HERE.

Criminal Justice Living Learning Community

The Criminal Justice Living Learning community is designed to provide students the opportunity to engage with fellow students and faculty on greater level, by taking at a common course together and living on the same community. Out-of-class activities with faculty from the Criminal Justice department, access to study partners and group project members, and social activities will be designed by a LLC planning committee. Criminal Justice Living-Learning Students will have an increased level of involvement with the Criminal Justice department to provide access to greater levels of academic and peer support.