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Current Students Application Process

OVERVIEW

In order to participate in the Housing Reservation Process and sign up for a learning community, you must pay the advance housing payment to the University Bursar and have it posted to your Myslice account by March 21, 2017. If you have any questions about this, please contact the Housing Office at 315-443-2721 or email housing@syr.edu.

Current SU students can sign up for a learning community by completing the Office of Learning Communities on-line application form.  Current students can only apply for one learning community choice. The application deadline is 11:59 PM on March 3rd, 2017. Students who sign up after the deadline will not be eligible for a learning community placement.

ABOUT THE APPLICATION

Be prepared to provide the following information on the application:

  • Name
  • SUID number
  • SU e-mail address
  • Learning Community choice
  • Your intended roommates' name(s)

As well as your answer to the following 3 essay questions:

  • Why are you interested in joining this specific learning community?
  • What do you hope to gain?
  • What can you offer the other LC participants and faculty?

STEP-BY-STEP LEARNING COMMUNITY SIGN UP

Step 1: You must pay the Advanced Housing Payment to the University Bursar and have it posted to your MySlice account by March 21, 2017 to be eligible to participate in the Housing Lottery & sign up for a learning community.

Step 2: Complete the on-line application form by 11:59 PM on March 3rd, 2017.

Step 3: All learning community applications will be reviewed by the learning community faculty and staff.

Step 4: You will receive an email by March 6th, 2017 letting you know of your approval status.  (If you are not approved for a learning community, you should participate in the Housing Lottery beginning with Round 1)

Step 5: If approved, go to the Housing Office (206 Steele Hall) to get your Housing Lottery Form and indicate your learning community placement and preferred room type.

Step 6: Turn the Housing Lottery form to the Housing Office by 2 PM on Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017.

Step 7: The Housing Office will notify you of your room placement in the Learning Community by 5PM on March 22nd, 2017.

Application for Sophomores is now closed

Contact The Office of Learning Communities if you have any questions, 315-443-2079 or lcs@syr.edu.