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Living Learning and Themed Communities

The University of West Alabama encourages freshman to live with peers who share similar interests. Within Gilbert Hall, several Living Learning Communities (LLCs) and Themed Communities (TC) have been established that focus on a specific area of interest. LLCs are based on academic interests and majors, whiled TCs are focused on general interests. 


Open to all science, technology, engineering, and math majors. 

Business and IMC LLC

Ideal for residents interested in the business field or the Integrated Marketing Communications major.

Health and Healing Professions LLC

Focuses on those who are interested in nursing, pre-med, pre-dentistry, physical therapy, exercise science, or other health-related fields of study.

Teachers of Tomorrow LLC

Perfect for residents interested in a career in education.

Emerging Leader TC

A community for residents who will be the future student leaders at UWA with programming focused on leadership development and student involvement.

Creative Arts TC

An ideal community for those interested in the arts; such as marching band, choir, theatre, visual arts, etc., as well as those looking for an outlet for their creative hobbies and activities.

Sports and Fitness TC

The perfect community for students who have an interest in recreational sports and fitness as part of everyday life with community activities focused around attending athletic events and participating in intramural sports, friendly competitive games, and group workouts.

Academic and Career Exploration TC

Community focused on engaging students in opportunities to explore, plan, and prepare for their careers with intentional academic success programming. Students who are undecided about their major and/or future career, as well as those who may need extra academic assistance to find success at UWA, will find this community most helpful.

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