Eco House Learning Community

Eco House

The Eco House Residential Learning Community is open to students in any major with a preference to those students in the Environmental Studies major.

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 group if you want to:

  • focus on making positive environmental change through environmental research and education, community engagement, and personal
  • study your personal impact on the environment and use this knowledge to promote environmentally sustainable living within the university and Flagstaff community
  • meet other students and study buddies in environmental programs

Priority enrollment

Seats in certain high-demand, major-based classes will be reserved for Eco House Learning Community residents. 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:


    ENV 101: Environmental Challenges and Solutions:  This course studies the relations between humans and the environment including life and ecosystems, natural resources, and climate change.  Students will gain a scientific understanding of the natural world around them; examine effects of current events, policies, and personal lifestyle on the environment; and explore solutions to current environmental problems.


  • ENV 101L: Environmental Challenges and Solutions Lab:  The corresponding lab to ENV 101 investigates the impacts of humans on the natural world while developing an appreciation of the value of scientific inquiry and the tools for scientific research.