Health Human Services Learning Community

The Health and Human Services Residential Learning Community is open to students majoring in Dental Hygiene, Health Sciences (Fitness Wellness, Physical Education, Public Health), Nursing, School PE Health, and Speech Science Technology (SST).

Residential Learning Communities (RLC) allow you to live with other students sharing the same academic major or special interest. As an RLC member, you have the opportunity to attend social and academic programs with other students, interact with faculty outside of the classroom, and get to know an upper division Community Mentor who shares your major or interest area.

Residential Learning Communities (RLC) are located in one of 10 Freshmen Connection Halls and participants are eligible for priority room selection. Additional information regarding room and roommate selection will be sent to student NAU email accounts if you are accepted into the RLC.

Join this Learning Community of you want to:

  • gain perspective on what it’s like to have a career in health professions
  • learn about what skills are important to develop to make you a good candidate for the university’s health profession programs
  • have opportunities to observe professionals in the field and job shadow

Priority enrollment

Seats in certain high-demand classes will be reserved for freshman in this Learning Community. Your adviser will help you enroll in these courses. Visit Priority Enrollment to find out more about enrollment and advising.

Seats will be reserved in:

Fall semester:

  • BIO 181 – Unity of Life I: Life of the Cell: introductory course for biology majors and other related fields. This course emphasizes the unifying molecular and cellular principles of all life on earth.
  • PSY  101 – Introduction to Psychology: first-year students taking this course will survey many areas of psychology. This course includes an introduction to developmental, health, and abnormal psychology, as well as topics in learning, sensation, perception, motivation, personality, biological psychology and intelligence.