The Office of Student Life helps coordinate Freshmen Living Learning Communities. All freshmen at the University of Charleston enrolled in mentoring (UNIV 101/102) are assigned to a living learning community. These students will attend class together once a week and participate in residence hall and campus programs coordinated by their Resident Assistant and Peer Educator. This "structure" helps students connect their curricular experiences with co-curricular programs and workshops. Commuters will participate in these "Living Learning Communities" as well, through participation in student life activities.
When UC students were asked about the benefits of living on campus they responded with the following: