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Commonwealth Honors House

LLC logo with text "Commonwealth Honors House" underneath

Located in University Suites on East Campus

The Commonwealth Honors House challenges, encourages, and celebrates undergraduate students who pursue academic excellence while deepening and broadening their scholarship and creativity.  

An immersive living and learning environment, the Commonwealth Honors House provides support for students who intend to graduate with Commonwealth Honors through intentional programming, career exploration, networking opportunities and dedicated faculty and staff to guide students as they navigate the Honors program requirements and prepare for life after college.

The UMass Lowell First-Year Commonwealth Honors LLC is designed for First-Year students who have been accepted into the Honors College. This LLC provides enriched academic opportunities to exceptional students who want to take their university experience to the next level.

First-Year Upperclass

The Commonwealth Honors LLC is designed for students who have been accepted into the Honors College. Through the pursuit of excellence in undergraduate education, this LLC provides enriched academic opportunities to exceptional students who want to take their university experience to the next level. Through participation in engaging social and academic-based residence hall programming, students in the Commonwealth Honors LLC are empowered to build a strong community around learning, academic growth and their identity as Honors students.

With a focus on well-being, networking, time management and identifying campus resources, this LLC aims to set students up for success while preparing them to graduate as Commonwealth Honors Scholars. This LLC offers a dedicated faculty-in-residence who supports the students of the LLC through programming initiatives, advising, and individual personal and professional development. Through networking opportunities and the utilization of campus resources, this LLC aims to set students up for success as they begin to construct their thesis, further hone their written and oral communication strategies, and demonstrate balance and an improved sense of well-being.

Faculty-in-residence: David AdamsRae Mansfield

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Staff Advisor: Erin Maitland

Sponsored by the Honors College

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.