Themed Housing & Living Learning Communities
Maverick Village (Dodge Campus)
Honors Living Learning Community
Students interested in this opportunity will be grouped with other students in the Honors Program within housing at Maverick Village on UNO’s campus. Students living in this community will be committed to Honors courses in both fall and spring—but there are choices and all Honors-only courses also offer general education credit. Students can thus study and live with their peers in classes—and planned activities will help the community work together. The Honors community in Maverick Village is the longest running group—and students reflect positively on the friends they make living and learning together.
Students will take courses together, live together, and learn together. Housing and Residence Life will provide students with opportunities to grow as student-citizens on campus, with all the convenience and opportunity residence hall life offers. The professors of the Honors classes are committed to working with each student and the entire Honors group, with possibilities for additional learning opportunities through exciting extra-curricular activities as well as additional housing programming for the community.
Questions? Call 402-554-2696 or contact Dr. Lucy Morrison, Director of the University Honors Program.
ROTC Themed Community
This community is designed for Air Force ROTC Cadets interested in taking their training and camaraderie to the next level. As a member of this community, you will connect with other students to support each other academically and socially, develop leadership skills, and engage in various activities the university has to offer. This is a great opportunity to live with students sharing similar goals with a strong commitment to serve the community and country.
Students aspiring to be leaders and officers in the Air Force will benefit from living with like-minded students in the ROTC Themed Community and being part of the friendly, larger Maverick Village community.
Students will have the opportunity to:
- Develop leadership skills
- Form study groups with others who are taking the same classes
- Attend events focused on fitness, such as combatives and rock climbing
- Come to BBQs and athletic events
- Participate in community service activities
- Be a part of ROTC color guard events
- Receive mentorship from others in the ROTC program
- Build self-confidence through challenging training and courses
- Develop and share pride in community and country
Students living in the ROTC Themed Community are required to enroll in ROTC classes as listed below:
- Freshman: AERO 1310/1320: Foundations of USAF & AERO 1010 – Leadership Laboratory
- Sophomore: AERO 2310/2320 – Evolution of Air & Space Power & AERO 1010 – Leadership Laboratory
- Junior: AERO 3110/3120 – Air Force Leadership & AERO 1010 – Leadership Laboratory
- Senior: AERO 4110/4120 – National Security/Duty Prep & AERO 1010 – Leadership Laboratory
This community accepts first year and returning students that are enrolled in AFROTC Leadership Laboratory classes. All interested ROTC students are encouraged to apply via the UNO Housing Application. Students should select Maverick Village as their first housing preference and indicate their interest in the ROTC Themed Community.
Questions? Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Thompson Living Learning Community
Students who are Thompson Scholars should look into the Thompson Living Learning Community. All students who live in this community are either recipients of this scholarship or want to live with someone who is a recipient of the scholarship.
Scott Hall (Scott Campus)
Recipients of the Walter Scott, Jr. Scholarship reside in Scott Residence Hall. All recipients of the scholarship live in Scott Hall but the building is open to others. The scholarship provides four years of funding for undergraduate programs based within the Peter Kiewit Institute and taught by the College of Engineering or College of Information Science & Technology. Recipients for the Walter Scott, Jr. Scholarship are selected as incoming freshman. The scholarship covers university fees, required course books and materials, room and board for the academic year (Fall–Spring), and personal computer for use during the duration of the scholarship.
Scott Village (Scott Campus)
Engineering the Leader in You Living Learning Community
All new first-year students pursing a degree in the UNL College of Engineering are encouraged to apply for the Engineering the Leader in You Living Learning Community. Focused on leadership and career development, new first-year engineering students selected for this community will live together sharing similar interests, common course sections each semester, and participate in co-curricular program intentionally designed to enhance the professional skill set of each student. Common fall courses include Math 1950, CHEM 1180, and ENGR 100. Common spring courses include Math 1960, Physics 2110 and ENGR 200.
All interested new first-year engineering students are encouraged to select this community via the UNO Housing Application. Students should select Scott Village as their first housing preference and indicate their interest in the Engineering the Leader in You Living Learning Community. In addition, interested students should complete the following application by May 1, 2017 to be considered for the community: http://go.unl.edu/omaha-ellc-app
Students will be notified if their living and learning community application has been accepted by May 15, 2017. Maximum capacity for this community is 24 students.
Entrepreneurial Living Learning Community
Students in the Entrepreneurial Living Learning Community (ELLC) reside together in Scott Village, participate in weekly meetings of the Collegiate Entrepreneurs' Organization, and attend events on and off campus.
Incoming freshman applicants will be considered for a $1,500 Entrepreneurship Community Scholarship, with the possibility of renewal at $1,000 during their returning sophomore year. Scholars may come from any major and should demonstrate a record of innovative or entrepreneurial accomplishments. In addition to participating in the ELLC, Entrepreneurship Community Scholars will complete an entrepreneurship cohort course in the fall of their freshman year.
Questions? Contact Jenna Taulman.
University Village (Dodge Campus)
Global Themed Community
Students who want to learn about different cultures may be interested in the Global Themed Community. This community may provide an opportunity for students to live with someone from a different country. This community is a partnership with the International Studies Office. All students who live in this community must be willing to be members of the Global Themed Community.
Thompson Living Learning Community
Students who are Thompson Scholars should look into the Thompson Living Learning Community. Students who live in the community are either recipients of this scholarship or want to live with someone who is a recipient of the scholarship.
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