Global Living Learning Community

What is Global Living Learning Community?

The Global Living Learning Community provides the opportunity for UT students to be placed with other students from diverse cultural backgrounds and various countries. Residents will be able to interact with students from many parts of the world through participation in social events, dinners, discussions, faculty mentorships, and residential programs. This community is a dynamic place for students to enhance their intercultural competency and cross-cultural communication skills.

Who Lives in Global Living Learning Community?

Any student who is motivated to meet and live among a diverse population of individuals and cultures, to engage with peers across cultural differences or to pursue a career with a strong international component are encouraged to apply to live in the Global Living Learning Community. Residency is open to students of all majors and schools. Many domestic Global LLS students will be preparing to study in one of the UT study abroad programs or have just returned from a semester abroad. International students will be from all over the world as participants in a host of different programs at varying lengths.

How to apply for Global Living Learning Community?

All UT undergraduate students may apply.If you are interested, submit your contract to the Housing Office and list Global Living Learning Community as your residence hall preference. The International Office will contact you by email with a short application to complete. Housing decisions for the Fall semester will be made on a rolling basis through the beginning of July.

Whom to Contact?

For more information contact Housing and Dining.