Themed Housing & Living-Learning Communities
Faith Development Community
The Faith Development Community (FDC) is a themed housing community offered through the Office of Residence Life. The FDC’s primary purpose is to offer greater opportunities for students of faith to develop their beliefs and understandings by providing a supportive and respectful living environment. Students of diverse religious backgrounds are encouraged to seek out the FDC. Freshmen students residing in FDC will be notified of their building placement when they receive their assignment in August. Upperclass students residing in FDC will be housed in the suites in DuBois Hall.
Students wishing to enroll in the FDC:
- Must complete application and application be accepted for Faith Development Community (FDC)
- Must be active in an organized religion
- Must be respectful to other students regardless of religious difference
- Must agree to participate in community service with the students in FDC
Honors Living-Learning Community
The Honors Living-Learning Community offers the opportunity for members of the George Henry Miles Honors program to continue their collaborative learning experiences in a relaxed residential setting. Students are able to pursue a range of academic and social activities with like-minded colleagues. At the same time, students are able to develop strong friendships through common goals, classes, conversation, and social activities. This housing option is located in Sheridan Hall for freshmen students and in Bicentennial Hall for upperclass students.
Leadership Residential Community
The Leadership Residential Community will provide an environment that develops each resident’s leadership, communication and professional skills. This community is housed on the third floor of Bicentennial Hall, which features a quiet, studious environment. The Leadership Residential Community is dedicated to developing leadership skills among suites, and in harmony with Undergraduate Goal #6, A Life Well-Lived: “Continue a life of learning, growth in faith and mature spirituality, and service to the common good.” Accordingly, this community will provide students with an enriched and unique housing experience, connected to curricular and co-curricular goals. It is co-sponsored by the Institute for Leadership Studies (ILS).
Students wishing to enroll in the Leadership Residential Community:
- Must maintain a 2.50 cumulative GPA
- Must complete a Group Application by the deadline
Summit Living Community
Summit Living is a holistic wellness community in which all aspects of one’s mental, physical, and spiritual health are supported. Summit Living is also a drug and alcohol-free community, and is composed of a supportive group of like-minded individuals with a drive to succeed at the Mount. This living area is meant to be more than just a place where students live, but also a place where students are educated and can find growth in whatever way they so choose. Summit Living residents are mature individuals who aim to take on leadership roles on campus and in the greater community. Each year, Summit Living continues to develop close-knit communities that offer many different fun hall activities, contests, and interesting volunteer opportunities. Freshmen students residing in Summit Living will be notified of their building placement when they receive their assignment in August. Upperclassmen students residing in Summit Living will be housed in the Annex, suites in DuBois Hall and the Summit House.
Women in Science (WIS) Living-Learning Community
The Women in Science Community is open to females of any class year who are majoring, or have a strong interest in science and technology fields. Residents organize science and service activities and mentor each other in a climate that nourishes their personal and professional ambitions. This housing option is located in Sheridan Hall for freshmen students and in Bicentennial Hall for upperclass students.
After your first year, you may participate in the on-campus housing selection. Learn more about our residence options by using the menu on the left.