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Health Science and Wellness

Health Science and Wellness

The Health Science and Wellness Living and Academic Learning Community will focus on early student engagement with faculty as well as offer experiential learning opportunities. Discover more about the health science and wellness fields including career possibilities, internship opportunities and more.

South Complex

Health Science and Wellness
community located in South Complex

Benefits of residing in the academic community include:

Enjoy organized activities and presentations centered on academic-based topics

Connect with first-year freshmen with the same academic interest

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


How to apply

Apply to a community

Complete and submit the Apply for Housing form


Apply for a Fall 2018 community by completing your housing application in CatPAWS and submitting the $50 prepayment. As you begin the housing application, select the Living and Academic Learning Community application. Please contact the Office of Residential Life for questions related to the housing application. For questions on the LALC initiative, please contact the Student Success Center at 660.562.1726.


Community Details


Who Lives in the Community?

The following majors from the School of Health Science and Wellness can live in the Health Science and Wellness Living and Academic Learning Community:

  • Applied Health Science
  • Child and Family Studies
  • Foods and Nutrition: Dietetics
  • Human Services
  • Physical Education
  • Psychology
  • Radiological Science
  • Recreation: Corporate Recreation/Wellness
  • Recreation: Recreation and Parks Management
  • Recreation: Therapeutic Recreation
  • Sport and Exercise Psychology

Residence Hall

The Health Science and Wellness Living and Academic Learning Community is located on the second floor of South Complex.

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 Academic Coordinators


Terry Long

Terry Long

School Director and Professor

Phone: 660.562.1706
Email: tlong@nwmissouri.edu