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Health Education Academic Living Learning (H.E.A.L.L.)

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Preparing the next generation of healthcare advocates

The First-Year H.E.A.L.L. Community aims to help students in the health professions bridge their experience in the classroom by providing a unique learning environment within the residence halls. Students living in this community will have the opportunity to participate in monthly exam reviews for anatomy and physiology as well as social activities geared toward community-building and socialization. Faculty Advisors from the College of Health Sciences also actively involved in assisting students in building connections across campus, while preparing them to develop skills that will set them up for academic success. This LLC is sponsored by the College of Health Sciences.

As a result of living in the First-Year H.E.A.L.L. Community, students will have the opportunity to…

  • Initiate meaningful relationships through networking opportunities with faculty, staff, alumni, community members and peers that promote professional and academic success.
  • Discover effective organizational, goal setting and time management techniques that enhance study skills and assist with academic success.
  • Develop stress reduction techniques, which will support an improved sense of wellbeing within the following areas: Physical, Financial, Social, Community & Career Wellbeing.
  • Identify campus resources that can assist in accomplishing personal and academic goals (e.g., Internships, Finding a Mentor, Professional Organizations, Student Groups/Clubs, Tutoring, etc.).
  • Develop healthy decision making techniques as it relates to Alcohol, Drugs and Sex.
  • Explore diverse social issues within Health Science fields.

First- Year LLC Advisor

Professor Michelle Hunt | Lecturer, Clinical Laboratory & Nutritional Sciences, College of Health Sciences

How To Sign Up

Applying to a Living-Learning Community is free and easy:

  1. Visit the Online Housing Portal and click on the housing application form.
  2. Select the Living-Learning Community you wish to apply for and answer a few short answer questions on the "Living-Learning Community Selection" page of the housing application.
  3. Invitations to participate in the LLC will be extended via email to applicants based on application answers and availability.
  4. If offered a spot in the Living-Learning Community, return to the housing application using the link sent in the invitation email to accept/decline your place in the community.
  5. Select your room in the Living-Learning Community on LLC Room Selection Day.