Geosciences Living Learning Community 2017-12-12T13:01:52+00:00

COLLEGE OF GEOSCIENCES

About the Community

2 male students studyingThe Geosciences Living Learning Community (GEO LLC) welcomes freshman undergraduate students, with a preference given to College of Geoscience majors, who wish to excel academically by sharing knowledge and building a strong support network, all while participating in fun and engaging activities and events. The purpose of the Geo LLC is to facilitate the academic pursuits and social success of students participating in the Geo LLC by creating a tight-knit community.

Eligibility Requirements

To participate in the Geosciences Living Learning Community, students must:

  1. Be a freshman undergraduate student
  2. Preference given to majors in the College of Geosciences (ENGS, ENST, GEOG, GEOL, GEOP, GIST, METL, METR, OCNG)
  3. Be in good academic and conduct standing
  4. Apply for on campus housing and preference the Geo LLC

Program Components

LLC participants will be able to sign up for study groups for shared courses throughout the academic year.
Participants will be able to attend exclusive presentations by groups such as TAMU Career Services and Geosciences student organizations.
Students will be able to participate in a variety of outdoor activities, which may include a ropes course, community building activities, day hiking trips, and a weekend camping trip.
Get invited to special dinners with professors, alumni and student organizations within the College of Geosciences.
Howdy Week Geosciences Academic Preparation program that all LLC members will participate in as well as other college events.
There will be an opportunity to participate in additional social activities such as intramural sports, volunteering, and a bowling night.

Buildings

Dunn Hall

Roommates

Auto-assigned to a room within Dunn Hall based on roommate questionnaire, including roommate preferences. Then, there will be a time period specified in the acceptance letters for members to change their room assignment within the community via the myHousing Portal – if desired.

Affiliated Faculty and Staff Contact Information

Name & Title Email Phone
Travis Burks
Recruitment Coordinator
tburks@tamu.edu 979.845.3651