Find your home!
You’re curious. You’re eager to start college. You want to live in a community with students who share your interests. And maybe you even want a little TLC.
There’s a place for that!
Check out USI's Theme Living Communities (TLCs, formerly known as Living Learning Communities) for first year students.
In a TLC, you'll live with other students who share your interests and dreams. And at USI, we create TLCs to match what YOU are excited about. When you apply for Housing, you'll tell us what themes you're most interested in. By the first week March, we'll unveil the TLCs for the following year!
For 2022-2023, here are our six TLCs!
College of Liberal Arts TLC - For all students in the College of Liberal Arts: arts, humanities, languages, social sciences, and more! CoLA is home to big thoughts, big dreams, and big opportunities. Find your cohort here!
Honors TLC - For all students in the Honors Program. Surround yourself with other curious, eager students!
Nursing & Health Professions TLC - For students with majors in the College of Nursing and Health Professions. Take Anatomy & Physiology with your TLC-mates and find study buddies.
Recreation TLC - For students who love an active lifestyle, whether that's sports and fitness, outdoor adventures, or something else! Find friends to cheer you on and cheer you up.
Screagles TLC - For any students who want community! Not sure which TLC is right for you, but know you want to be around other enthusiastic Screagles? Join this TLC. Open to everyone!
STEM+ TLC - For all students with majors in the Pott College, including Education majors! Whether you're studying science, math, engineering, kinesiology and sport, or education, you'll find friends and fun here.
What's the benefit of living in a TLC?
Wait. I keep hearing about the "LLCs." What's the difference between an LLC and a TLC?
Not much. :) Our living communities have had a name change, so when former students talk about the LLCs, it's basically what our TLCs are now. The new TLCs also have fewer required classes, to give you even more freedom with your schedule.
How do I apply?
For general TLC questions, please email Theme Living Communities.
If you need more assistance, you can also contact Dr. Sarah E. Stevens, Director of Theme Living Communities.