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<.ICS>: Innovation in Computer Science

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Innovation for a smarter world

The <.ICS>: Innovation in Computer Science Living-Learning Community is designed for first-year students who aspire to use computing to solve technical and socially relevant problems that impact the world we live in.

This LLC will empower students to create solutions for individuals, society, and the high-tech economy. It's for students who are excited to learn more about computer science, mathematics, and electrical and computer engineering. Explore software and hardware, be innovative, and solve problems that challenge our society. This LLC will fuel an innovative spark amongst community members. <.ICS> is sponsored by the Kennedy College of Sciences and the Francis College of Engineering.

As a result of living in the <.ICS>: Innovation in Computer Science Living-Learning Community, students will have the opportunity to…

  • Develop critical thinking skills that support the contribution of solutions to human problems.
  • Examine communication strategies that will support academic success.
  • Assess organization and time management techniques.


  • Sirong Lin | Lecturer, Computer Science, Kennedy College of Science

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. Select your room in the Living-Learning Community on LLC Room Selection Day.