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Upcoming Academic Achievement Center Workshops

Monday, 1/25/16 4:00 p.m.
Success in S.T.E.M.

Monday, 1/25/16 7:00 p.m. 
Semester Preparation

Tuesday, 1/26/16 7:00 p.m. 
Study Better, Faster, Stronger

Monday, 2/1/16 7:00 p.m. 
168 Hours: Work, Play, Study

Tuesday, 2/2/16 7:00 p.m. 
Semester Preparation

Thursday, 2/4/16 5:00 p.m. 
Making Every Moment Count: Effective Learning Strategies
Presented by: Jennifer Murphy

The AAC is also open for 
one-on-one academic coaching Monday-Thursday 9 a.m.-7 p.m. and Friday 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Learning Community Student Leadership Consortium Meeting

6:00 p.m.
Laurel Hall 306

All Learning Community Student Leaders should attend!
Learning Community Showcase at the Admitted Student Open House
April 9th
10:30-2:00 p.m.
Email jennifer.murphy@uconn.edu if you would like to be involved in recruiting prospective first year students to join a LC next year!
Learning Community Spirit Week!
Sunday, April 10th-Saturday April 16th
Office of Undergraduate Research Funding Programs

OUR Supply Awards
Deadline: Reviewed on a rolling basis up to 4/15/16

OUR Travel Awards
Deadline: Reviewed on a rolling basis up to 4/15/16

Learning Community Team Planning Meeting

Learning Community Executive Council Retreat
ScHOLA2RS House Information Session

January 2016
Apply to Return to Your LC Next Year!
Complete the Housing Application by January 25th to be considered to return to a Learning Community next year.
  • The Housing Application can be found at reslife.uconn.edu
  • Be sure to select which LC you are applying for in your application
  • Supplemental applications for Learning Communities will be sent via email on January 26th (due January 31st)
Learning Community Executive Council Applications

Does the follow apply to you?

  • Are you currently a leader in your Learning Community?  
  • Are you interested in staying involved in the Learning Community Program after you have completed your two year involvement?  
  • Are you motivated, a self-starter and excited to develop new ideas and initiatives for the Learning Community program?

Then you should apply to be a member of the Learning Community Executive Council for 2016-2017




Applications are due by February 19th at 5 p.m.

NextGen Residence Hall

The NextGen Residence Hall will be home to 8 of our Learning Communities starting in Fall 2016!  


Learning Community Locations

New Learning Community Opening 
Fall 2016
ScHOLA2RS House is a Learning Community designed to support the scholastic efforts of male students  who identify as African American/Black through academic and social/emotional support, access to  research opportunities, and professional development. The intent of this Learning Community is to  increase the retention and persistence of students using educational and social experiences to enhance  their academic success at UConn and beyond in graduate and professional school placement. ScHOLA2RS  House will encourage involvement with the larger university community to foster peer and mentor  relationships and will actively engage students in inclusion efforts at UConn.
Keep us Posted on your Achievements!
The Learning Community Office wants to know about the wonderful accomplishments and awards that you are receiving. Please share your achievements in academics, research, leadership, and involvement with use by competing this form (link). You could be featured in this newsletter or on the LC website. You will also be entered in a drawing to win a prize.
Follow UConn Learning Communities on LinkedIn
Connect with Learning Community Alumni and partners through the UConn Learning Community LinkedIn group!

Welcome back to campus!  We hope that everyone had a fun and relaxing winter break and a great start to the Spring semester so far.

We are looking forward to all of the fun and exciting events going on in Learning Communities this Spring!

The Learning Community Program Team
Melissa Foreman, Jennifer Murphy, & Kristen Glines

Office of First Year Programs & Learning Communities
Learning Community Program