Communities

Agriculture

This LLC, located in Freudenberger House, is offered to first-year students with a declared major in the Darr College of Agriculture.

Whether you grew up on a farm or in the middle of a huge city, this LLC could be for you. This group is supported by the Darr College of Agriculture and is perfect for students who have a passion for animal science (including pre-veterinary medicine), agricultural communications, agricultural business, plant science, natural resources or wildlife conservation and management. Students will become leaders in the University and agriculture industry through social, educational and networking opportunities.

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Bears Business Community

This LLC, located in Shannon House, is offered to first-year students with a declared major in the College of Business.

This LLC is a group supported by the College of Business (COB) and is ideal for students interested in business and leadership opportunities.  Students have the opportunity to participate in social and educational programs related to academics, wellness, and personal growth.

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Bears for a Just Community

This LLC, located in Shannon House, is for first-year, returning, and transfer students in all majors.

Become an advocate and make a difference.  Explore issues like homelessness and poverty, education, immigration, LGBTQ rights, and health care.  Members expand their social and moral development as individuals and as a community.

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Bears for Sustainability

This LLC, located in Hammons House, is for first-year, returning, and transfer students in all majors.

Students will become environmentally responsible citizens through education and community outreach opportunities that promote sustainability. Join the green movement by committing to live sustainably and creating positive environmental change locally and globally.

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This LLC, located in Wells House, is offered to First-Year students in all majors.

A community for students who love to perform or create and want to live with like-minded artists.  Major events include a talent showcase, “craft-ernoons,” art workshops, and opportunities to see shows around Springfield and beyond.

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This LLC, located in Freduenberger, Hammons, Hutchens, and Woods Houses, is offered to first-year, traditional aged students in all majors.

Designed to enhance each student’s first year of college and help ease the transition into college life.  Students on these floors receive numerous opportunities to interact with other students and to get involved on campus.  In addition, students interact with faculty members in a relaxed setting outside the classroom. 

Icon - LLC - Fit and WellFit and Well

This LLC, located in Freudenberger House, is offered to first-year students in all majors.

This is an ideal community for students interested in health, wellness, sport, and fitness opportunities on campus, as well as exploring ways to adopt lifelong healthy behaviors. Students will have the opportunity to participate in activities and experiences focusing on fitness, wellness, and overall health.

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This LLC, located in Wells House, is offered to first-year students, traditional aged students in all majors.

College is an adventure!  Explore academic options at Missouri State University in a fun, creative way.  Through active hands-on learning, FYP residents discover how individual passions relate to different majors and career choices.

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This LLC, located in Blair House, is for first-year, returning, and transfer students with declared healthcare majors in the College of Health and Human Services or Pre-Health.

Sponsored by the College of Health and Human Services (CHHS), this LLC is an ideal living community for those interested in a health care or human services profession.  Students have the opportunity to live with and learn from other students who have shared interests and goals in the health care professions.

Global Community

This LLC, located in Sunvilla Tower, is offered to returning students with an interest in language, culture and global living.

Explore the world and prepare for the future right here at MSU! This community is a global village for students from all over the world, domestic and international. Make new friends, teach and learn about customs and cultures, and network for your future. Enjoy the diverse experiences of a multicultural home and build your resume all at the same time.

Icon - LLC - HonorsHonors Community

This LLC, located in Scholars and Wells Houses, is offered to all first-year and returning students admitted to the Honors College. 

A home for intellectual engagement, with students from a variety of academic areas sharing ideas and learning together.  Get connected to the Honors College through regular contact with faculty and staff members inside and outside the classroom.

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This LLC, located in Freudenberger House, is offered to first-year students with a declared major in the College of Natural and Applied Sciences.

Perfect for the budding scientist, mathematician, or engineer, like-minded students share in creating a community of scholars sponsored by the College of Natural and Applied Sciences (CNAS).  Students participate in activities and through hands-on learning, field trips, and outreach.

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This community will not be offered for the 2016-2017 academic year.  Contact the Student Success Initiatives office at 417-836-3234 to express interest in this community for 2017-2018.

Teacher Education

This LLC, located in Blair House, is offered to first-year students with a declared major in the College of Education.

Are you passionate about teaching and sharing your passion for learning with others? This community is designed for first-year students intending to be teachers. Live with other like-minded individuals, and explore all that MSU and Springfield have to offer future educators.

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This LLC, located in Kentwood Hall, is offered to transfer students in all majors.

Follow your passion and find your place at Missouri State University through shared experiences with other transfer students.  Join a community of students who are new to the university but not new to college life.  Create friendships that will last a lifetime.