First-Year Learning Communities

Welcome to First-Year Living Learning Communities!

Where the same group of students share common classes related to an academic or personal interest. And, these classes fulfill requirements for University Studies (the undergraduate core curriculum required for all UNCW students). Learn More!

Major Focused LLCs

These communities include classes that that will help get you started on your major track! They are great options for students who know what they might want to major in!

Leadership, Service & Equality Focused

These Living Learning Communities are focused on inspiring emerging leaders through active community service and civic engagement.

Learn more about these communities!


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Application Opening January 13th

The Living Learning Community Application will open on January 13th! Living Learning Communities are open to first-year students! Apply online January 13th-May 1st.

Don't Forget Your Housing Application

The Housing Application is separate from the Living Learning Community Application. Your LLC application is not considered complete until you also turn in your Housing Application

UNCW Announces “Best for the Nest: A Guide for Returning to Campus”

As we continue to prepare for the return to campus in the Fall, I know that students and families have more questions than answers. In the link below, you will find the message from the University and a link to the Best for the Nest document. (more