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Theme Housing

Living Learning Communities

Living Learning Communities (LLCs) at KSU establish a greater connection and engagement in the on campus housing experience and connect to the academic mission, by engaging students both inside and outside of the classroom.  

  • AIL icon Location: University Village 1000 Building - 1st floor, and University Village Suites 3000 Building - 1st floor.

    Contact: Julia Conger - jconger1@kennesaw.edu

    Requires approval from the Academy for Inclusive Learning and Social Growth (WellStar College of Health and Human Services) to reside in the community, please follow the instructions here.

    The Academy for Inclusive Learning is a 2 year college experience allowing students with intellectual or developmental disabilities, who do not meet the university requirements for admission, to learn beside degree seeking students, and live in the residence halls at the same time. You can find more about the program here.

  • B2S Icon Location: University Village Suites 3000 Building - 3rd floor.

    Contact: Natasha Habers - nhabers@kennesaw.edu

    Requires approval from the Department of First-Year and Transition Studies to reside in the community, please follow the instructions here.

    B.2.S. is a partnership with University College and offers students the chance to get an early start in completing one of their mathematics requirement and the KSU First-Year Experience requirement, while living on campus during the summer, prior to the start of the academic year. You can find more about the program here.

  • Honors Icon Locations: Austin Residence Complex 200 and 400 Buildings (Kennesaw) and Hornet Village 100 Building - Terrace Level (Marietta).

    Contact Kennesaw: Lindsay Williams - lwill185@kennesaw.edu

    Contact Marietta: Latosha James - ljames28@kennesaw.edu

    Requires approval from the Honors College to reside in the community, please follow the instructions here.

    When you decide to live in the Honors LLC at Kennesaw State, you are choosing to live in a community of dedicated scholars, just like yourself. The Honors community is a collaborative effort between the Honors College and the Department of Residence Life.
    By residing in this living learning environment, students are able to live with others who thrive on an academically rigorous curriculum. While living together, residents are able to share similar experiences and rely on each other for academic and personal support. Both first-year and upperclass students are able to live in the Honors community. In the Honors community, our residence halls are truly an extension of the classroom with a dedicated space to study and interact in the building. You can find more about the program here.

  • Leadership icon Location: University Village 6000 Building.

    Contact: leadership6000@kennesaw.edu

    The top two floors requires approval from Department of First-Year and Transition Studies and Center for Student Leadership to reside in the community, please follow the instructions here.

    Leadership 6000 is a partnership with First-Year and Transition Studies and the Center for Student Leadership. The second floor is open for any student with an interest in leadership. The top two floors are reserved for students who are accepted into the Thrive program, affording them the opportunity to live together in housing while taking courses together and learning leadership skills. You can find more about the program here.

Theme Communities

Theme Communities (TCs) are a group of students who share common interests. The goal of a Theme Community is to create and extend student learning opportunities outside of the classroom that enhance their intellectual and personal growth. All of our Theme Communities are residentially-based, which means that participating students live in the same residential area.

  • Arts icon Location: University Village 1000 Building - 2nd floor.

    Contact: Christine Collins - ccolli61@kennesaw.edu

    Requires approval from the College of the Arts to reside in the community, please follow the instructions here.

    Are you planning to major in art, art education, art history, dance, music, music education, or theatre? Do you want to live with other students who share similar goals, passions, and interests? If so, the Arts Theme Community is for you! Located conveniently close to the Arts District on the Kennesaw Campus, the Arts Theme Community is designed to nourish and inspire a diverse group of artists and scholars from all of the visual and performing arts disciplines. As a resident, you will interact on a daily basis with students across the College of the Arts, allowing for a creative interchange of ideas, experiences, and inquiry. In addition, you will have access to programming, performances and exhibitions both on and off campus to enrich your life as an artist/scholar. The Arts Theme Community is an ideal place to make friends, spark your creativity, and actively engage in an artistic lifestyle.

  • ERGO icon Location: Austin Residence Complex 1300 Building.

    Requires approval from the Division of Global Affairs to reside in the community, please follow the instructions here.

    This community is closed for Fall 2016. Please check back next year!

    E.R.G.O. is a community in which students can live together and celebrate the differences in cultures and origins. International students as well as students looking to study abroad or wanting to have a unique experience through programming and engagement may want to live here and dive into a global living learning opportunity.

  • Engineering icon Location: Hornet Village Building 200 - 1st floor.

    The Engineering Theme Community offers students a living environment that enhances their connection with the Engineering program at Kennesaw State University, in an engaged social setting. Students who choose the Engineering community have opportunities to connect with faculty, local business leaders and alumnae in the field of engineering, and proximity to peers for forming study groups. Residents work alongside Engineering faculty mentors and their Resident Assistants to engage in community activities that help them to develop both individually and as a group.

  • Gaming icon Location: Hornet Village Building 100 - 1st floor.

    The students who participate in this Theme Community will share common interests in game design and gaming.  Student will have a chance to interact with faculty and staff on campus. Our goal is to support our gaming students on campus by providing them opportunities to socialize, while also offering them off-campus trips to get them out of their room! Examples of what our Gaming community did this year: Attend SEIGE gaming conference, weekly gaming tournaments (Dungeons and Dragons, Magic: The Gathering, Yugioh, Pokemon, etc.), and Dave and Busters game night. Residents work alongside a Gaming faculty mentor and their Resident Assistants to engage in community activities that help them to develop both individually and as a group.

  • Greek icon Greek housing is available on the Marietta campus. In some cases, Greek organizations may be required to to sign an organizational contract. For more information, please e-mail reslife@kennesaw.edu.

  • Outdoor icon Location: Hornet Village Building 200 - Terrace Level.

    The students who participate in this Theme Community will want to participate in an active lifestyle. Residents work alongside faculty and staff mentors and their Resident Assistants to engage in community activities that help them to develop both individually and as a group. Examples of what our Adventure Theme Community did this year: camping trip at Red Top Mountain, hiking around Lake Allatoona, indoor rock-climbing and tubing down the Chattahoochee! Even if you have never done any of these activities, if you are willing to try something NEW this community is for you!

  • Stonewall icon Location: Contact community administrator below for location information.

    Contact: Jessica Duvall - jduvall6@kennesaw.edu

    Requires approval from the GLBTIQ Student Retention Services (Department of Student Development) to reside in the community, please follow the instructions here.

    The Stonewall community is a gender inclusive housing community specifically geared toward students of all sexual orientations, genders, gender identities, and gender expressions who want to live in a community celebrating their various identities and foster understanding, learning, and community. More information can be found here.

  • Outfit icon Location: Contact community administrator below for location information.

    Contact: Elizabeth Lang - elang4@kennesaw.edu

    Requires Departmental approval to reside in the community, please follow the instructions here.

    The Center for Young Adult Addiction and Recovery's, Collegiate Recovery Community (CRC), has established The Outfit, as a roommate matching service, for students who are in recovery and wish to join the CRC. To be considered for housing in The Outfit, students must apply, interview and be accepted to the CRC, have been in recovery for at least one year and sign the CRC housing commitment contract. Students applying to be a part of The Outfit should be committed to the principles of recovery, possess strong ethical responsibility and be dedicated to growing in their recovery and academics.

Special Interest Housing

Special Interest Housing (SIH) is available for student groups who require specific housing arrangements as part of their involvement with Kennesaw State University.

  • Athletics icon Housing on campus is provided for many of our Division I student athletes. Student athletes will receive information from their coaches about living on campus, if the sport they are playing has an on campus housing option available. http://www.ksuowls.com

  • Marching band icon Students who are a part of the Marching Band at Kennesaw State University, and opt to live on campus, are able to select space in any community. However, Housing and Residence Life collaborate with Marching Band to adhere to practice schedules and travel requirements. For more information, please see the Marching Band Audition Packet found on marchingowls.com.

  • Veterans icon Location: Austin Residence Complex 1400 Building and Courtyard.

    Housing and Residence Life offers Veterans a place to live together and share in the experience together while have resources at their fingertips with a partnership with the Veteran’s Resource Center. More information can be found here.

If you are interested in partnering with Residence Life to create your own community, please e-mail reslife@kennesaw.edu.

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