Combining academic experiences with residential living is at the core of a living-learning program. These specialized residential programs bring together students and faculty providing curricular and/or co-curricular programming especially designed for them. This allows for a deeper understanding and integration of classroom materials.

For general information about all living & learning programs, contact: 
Department of Resident Life
 
2101 Annapolis Hall 
Phone: 301.314.7608 
Email: reslife@umd.edu 
http://reslife.umd.edu/llp/

Living-Learning Programs for ALL New Freshman Students

FLEXUS: Women in Engineering Living and Learning Program - for students interested in promoting gender diversity in the field of engineering.
1131 Glenn L. Martin Hall
Phone: 301.405.9434
http://www.wie.umd.edu/undergrad/flexus

Jimenez-Porter Writers' House - for students seeking to improve their creative writing skills while living with people who also enjoy writing and cross-cultural studies.
0111 Dorchester Hall 
Phone: 301.405.50671 
http://www.writershouse.umd.edu 

Virtus - provides first year male engineering students access to an engineering based living and learning environment.
http://www.seeds.umd.edu/programs/virtus.html

Invitation Only Programs for New Freshman Students 

CIVICUS - This program centered on 5 tenets of civil society: citizenship, leadership, community building in a diverse society, scholarship, and community service-learning.
0107 Somerset Hall 
Phone: 301.314.1275 
http://www.civicus.umd.edu

College Park Scholars - Students participate in one of 11 interdisciplinary programs, each housed in the Cambridge Community on North Campus. The curriculum and activities for each program -- and for Scholars overall -- provide the interpersonal benefits of a small college paired with the intellectual advantages of a major research university.
1125 Cumberland Hall 
Phone: 301.314.CPSP (2777) 
http://www.scholars.umd.edu/ 

Global Communities - International community; students from more than 30 countries and the United States participate.
0119 Dorchester Hall 
Phone: 301.314.7100 
http://www.globalcommunities.umd.edu 

Honors CollegeThe Honors College combines the best of two educational options: the sophisticated academic offerings and friendly residential environment of a small liberal arts college nestled within the rich, diverse, boundless opportunities of a big research institution. Students choose to participate in one of the specialized learning communities where they will dive into contemporary topics and get unique research 
Anne Arundel Hall 
Phone: 301.405.6771 
http://www.honors.umd.edu

Living-Learning Programs for Upper-Division Students 

Beyond The Classroom prepares students to engage in internship or service learning in local government and small non-profit organizations.
1104 South Campus Commons 
Phone: 301.314.6621 
Email: beyondtheclassroom@umail.umd.edu
http://www.beyondtheclassroom.umd.edu/

Hinman CEOs (Campus Entrepreneurship Opportunities) - for students interested in entrepreneurial ventures. 
South Campus Commons #2, Suite 2101 
Phone: 301.314.9223 
http://www.hinmanceos.umd.edu 

Language House
 - for students wishing to immerse themselves in the daily, organized study of a foreign language and culture. 
0107A St. Mary's Hall 
Phone: 301.405.6996 
http://sllc.umd.edu/language-house