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STEM Living Learning Community

Students with a STEM major (majors in Natural Sciences, Mathematics & Statistics, and Computer Science & Information Systems) are invited to consider the STEM Living Learning Community. STEM includes the disciplines of science, technology, pre-engineering and mathematics.

Members of the community will attend academic programming and social events led by STEM faculty and living learning coordinators. In addition, opportunities are available to connect with peer mentors, faculty, and Northwest alumni on topics such as undergraduate research experiences, internships, STEM careers, and more.

STEM community located in
South Complex

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Benefits of residing in the living learning community include:

  • Enjoy organized activities and presentations centered on academic-based topics
  • Experience increased interaction with academic support services and faculty to improve academic success
  • Discover social interactions with academic-based student organizations to help develop a sense of belonging

Apply to a Community

Housing applications opening on Nov. 1

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Complete and submit the Apply for Housing form

Apply for a Fall 2023 community by completing your housing application in CatPAWS and submitting the $50 prepayment. As you begin the housing application, select the Living Learning Community application. Please contact the Office of Residential Life for questions related to the housing application. For questions on the LLC initiative, please contact the Student Success Center at 660.562.1726.

Community Details

Who lives in the community

Students who have declared a major in one of the following schools or departments can live in the STEM Living Learning Community:

Residence Halls

Located near the Union, South Complex offers pod-style living. Each floor features a kitchenette, laundry room, balcony or patio, lounge with wireless Internet access, study room and meeting room.

Meet the Living Learning Community Coordinators

 Dr. Brian Haile

Dr. Brian Haile

Mathematics Coordinator / Associate Professor


Crystal Combs

Crystal Combs

Computer Science Coordinator / Instructor


Matthew Schieber

Matthew Schieber

Information Systems Coordinator / Senior Instructor