has developed on-campus communities where like-minded students live and study
together. These learning communities
will enrich your campus and educational experience, opening you up to student
connections and recreational opportunities.
communities host events and activities designed to build strong connections
between you, other students, faculty, and staff:
- make friends
- benefit from study groups
- improve your academic experience
See more learning communities and find out
how to apply.
The college has
six learning communities, all in Reilly Hall:
Chemistry and biochemistry
The Chemistry and Biochemistry learning community brings together approximately 30 students interested in careers in
the pure sciences or the health care professions. If you’re majoring in
chemistry/biochemistry, forensics, or health professions, this community could
be a great fit for you.
The Eco House learning community is a residential and academic
community that focuses on making positive environmental change through:
- environmental research and education
- community engagement
- personal change
The Engineering learning community brings together
students majoring in electrical, mechanical, civil, and environmental
engineering. This community supports students as they gain the tools,
knowledge, and perspectives they need to become leaders within the engineering
The Forestry “Tree House” is a community of
approximately 30 freshmen majoring in forestry. The learning community is
designed to build a community of future foresters dedicated to sharing common
academic and extra-curricular interests.
Join the NAUTeach learning community to connect with
others who want to learn more about the teaching profession. The NAUTeach
learning community sponsors group activities and advising along with a serious
inquiry into exploring the teaching profession.
The Physics and Astronomy learning community connects students who are interested in the
physics, astronomy or engineering physics. Join this group to meet other
students, get to know the faculty in the Department of Physics and Astronomy,
find people to study with, and go on field trips to local spots of scientific
Also available, although not specifically linked to CEFNS:
The Biomedical Professions learning community is designed for students interested in biomedical careers such as medicine, pharmacy, optometry, occupational therapy and may other areas in health care. This learning community is located in Wilson Hall.