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Academic Communities

Academic Communities allow students who share a common goal for academic success to live together on the same floor. Through group participation in special activities and events, students will foster valuable support networks, while growing interpersonal and team skills.

Residence offers three Academic Communities, all for first-year students:


Benefits of Academic Communities

Research shows that students who live in an academic community:

  • Have an easier social and academic transition to university
  • Feel more confident about their ability to succeed
  • Experience growth in their analytical skills
  • Maintain higher GPA's