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Residential Life

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Residential life is all about community

Make new friends and explore your passions. Learn new skills on the job, take a leadership role and have fun!

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Explore your passions

Choose a Living Learning Community (LLC) and explore opportunities to connect with other students outside the classroom around common interests. LLCs integrate academic and social learning through faculty and staff guidance and holistic education.

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Be a student leader

Meet new people, develop transferable skills and make a positive impact on your community. There are many opportunities to gain experience as a leader in your residential community.

Students smiling and doing arts and crafts in the Madrona LRC.

Have fun!

Relax and have fun with your community of friends! Residential Life organizes several activities throughout the year.

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Grow your skills

Earn more than a paycheck as an HFS student employee. Gain skills like teamwork, time management and customer service to help build your resume.

"Hall Council was a place to be myself, voice my opinion, and help shape community in the residence hall."

Mallory L., Resident

"The Global Experience LLC gave me an amazing community of students who I am still friends with today."

April M., Resident

"Being a student leader has been a very fulfilling experience. I have learned a lot and connected with incredible people."

Emma M., Resident

Resident guides

We want all residents to have a great start to living on campus so we created a set of guides to answer most questions prospective, new and current residents have. There are guides to walk you through the housing application process a guide with helpful information about your residential community. 

HFS Resident Guides