First-Year Living Learning Communities

The Office of Residential Life/Learning Communities offers 16 distinct learning communities for first year students in which to learn, grow, and explore their own path at Brockport.

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Emerging Scholars

Encouraged to Apply: 

Any first-year student accepted in the Emerging Scholars Program. Emerging Scholars will be able to build strong connections with the Academic Success Center, Career Services and Residential Life.

Activities and Field Trips include:

Presentations by Career Services and Academic Success Center, In-Hall tutoring and focused academic support.
International Festival

Global Village 

Encouraged to Apply: 

Students who are planning to major in international business, languages, interested in studying abroad or are interested in learning more about other cultures. Students from all majors are welcome to apply.

Activities and Field Trips include:

Cultural Nights, Study Abroad Presentations, Salsa Dancing, Film Series, & Local Authentic Restaurants. 

Theater Production

Creative Artists

Encouraged to Apply: 

Students who enjoy the arts (drawing, dance, theatre, music, creative writing, etc.) If you have a major in a creative discipline, you are encouraged to apply, but students from all majors are welcome.

Activities and Field Trips Include:

Open Mic Nights, Talent Shows, Creative Writing Workshops, Scrapbooking, Photo Contests, Trips to Music & Theatre Productions, Memorial Art Gallery

students practicing healthcare

Future Health Professionals

Encouraged to Apply: 

Students planning to pursue a health related discipline. Some of these areas may include: pre-medical studies (dental, medical, physical therapy, veterinary, physician's assistant, etc.), medical technology, health science, exercise physiology, kinesiology, etc.

Activities and Field Trips include: 

Panels of students in health-related majors, In-hall tutoring, Trips to local hospitals and health care centers

Students Riding Bikes

Green House

Encouraged to Apply: 

Students who are interested in sustainable efforts. Students majoring in environmental science are highly encouraged to apply, but you do not have to be a science major to join this community. 

Activities and Field Trips Include:

Hamlin Beach & Erie Canal Cleanups, exploring sustainable approaches on campus, The Strasenburgh Planetarium at The Rochester Museum & Science Center

Student Volunteers

Leadership & Community Service

Encouraged to Apply: 

Students who enjoy being involved in the community and are interested in developing their leadership skills.

Activities and Field Trips Include:

Hamlin Beach & Erie Canal Cleanups, Habitat for Humanity, Sisters of St. Joseph of Rochester, Mary's Place Outreach, Rochester City School District, Brockport Food Shelf

Students Cheering in Stands

Recreation & Fitness

Encouraged to Apply: 

Students who are committed to a healthy lifestyle. Student Athletes, students pursuing careers in Recreation and Leisure Studies, Physical Education, Athletic Training, Coaching or Sport Management are encouraged to apply.

Activities and Field Trips Include:

Tandem Bike rides on the Erie Canal, High Ropes Course, Rochester Amerk's Hockey Games

Tutoring

Teachers of Tomorrow

Encouraged to Apply: 

Students who are interested in pursuing a career in Education. This Community will help prepare students from all majors prepare to apply for the Education Program for Teacher Certification.

Activities and Field Trips include:

Resume building, Faculty presentations on applying to The Education Program, Career exploration, Trips to The Strong National Museum of Play

Honors Graduation

Honors House

Encouraged to Apply: 

Any student accepted in The College at Brockport Honors College. Honors College. Students may live in The Honors House LLC or they may choose another first year LLC. However, Honors College students must live in a first year LLC.

Activities and Field Trips include:

Community service opportunities, Scholars Day Presentations, In-hall Tutoring

Student at Laptop

Academic Exploration

Encouraged to Apply: 

Students who are undecided on their major, and/or what career path they may choose.

Activities and Field Trips include:

StrengthsQuest Inventory, Presentations by Career Services & Academic Advisement, Team-Building Centers (rock climbing, laser tag, etc.)

Nursing Students

Nursing Intent

Encouraged to Apply: 

Students who are Declared Nursing Intent and who are planning to pursue a career as a Nurse.

Activities and Field Trips include:

Student Panels from current Nursing Students & Alumni, Collaboration with the Student Nursing Organization (S.N.O.), Visits to local hospitals and Health Care Centers

math students

Mathematics & Physical Sciences

Encouraged to Apply: 

Students interested in and majoring in Mathematics, Physics, Astronomy, Chemistry, Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Earth Science, Meteorology, Water Resources and Geology.

Activities and Field Trips include:

Live Science Demonstrations, Research Presentations, Visiting The Strasenburgh Planetarium at The Rochester Museum & Science Center, Visiting Niagara Falls

Science Students

Biological Sciences & Psychology

Encouraged to Apply: 

Biochemistry, Psychology, Biology, Environmental Science, pre-medical studies (dental, medical, veterinary, physician’s assistant, pharmacy, etc.), & medical technology majors

Activities and Field Trips include:

Live science demonstrations, Psychology presentations, Visits to local hospitals and health care centers

ROTC students

Yellow Ribbon

Encouraged to Apply: 

Students who are veterans of the United States Military and/or are family members of a serviceperson currently active. Students enrolled in an ROTC are also encouraged to apply.

Activities and Field Trips include:

Resume building, Community service opportunities, Transitional support, Tutoring, Local veterans events, Adventure challenges (high ropes course, laser tag, etc.)

Student Patrol

Law & Civility 

Encouraged to Apply: 

Criminal Justice, Political Science/International Studies and Social Work majors.

Activities and Field Trips include:

Visiting Municiple Buildings, Police Stations, Law Schools and local Court Houses, Discussions about Current Issues

man with paint

Perspectives on Humanity

Encouraged to Apply: 

Anthropology, English, History, Modern Languages and Cultures, Philosophy, Political Science/International Studies, Sociology and Women and Gender Studies majors.

Activities and Field Trips include:

Memorial Art Gallery, Discussions about Current Issues, Community Service, Exploring Careers in the Social Sciences

Delta Classroom

Delta College 

Encouraged to Apply: 

Any student accepted in The College at Brockport Delta College. Delta College students may live in The Delta College LLC or they may choose another first year LLC.

Activities and Field Trips include:

Resume Building, Explore study abroad opportunities, Collaborate with Delta College Student Association (DCSA)

Last Updated 4/2/19

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