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Living Learning Community at the University of Bridgeport

Join a community in your residence hall!

We know that no two students are the same and each one has different needs and interests. The Office of Housing, Residential Life and Community Standards is pleased to offer a variety of housing options to suit the needs of our undergraduate residential students.

Each of our residence halls provide a living-learning community for those undergraduate students interested in enriching their on-campus living experience:

Residence Hall: Cooper Hall

Social Justice and Civic Engagement Community – This community is a collaborative agreement between the Office of Campus Activities and Civic Engagement and the Office of Housing, Residential Life and Community Standards. Students engage in bi-weekly meetings including film discussions, service opportunities and coordinate the Tunnel of Oppression event each year.

Wellness Community – This community is a collaborative agreement between Student Health Services, Counseling Services and the Office of Housing, Residential Life and Community Standards. Students must attend two (2) programs per semester that focus on healthy living and having a holistic approach to wellness.


Residence Hall: Bodine Hall

Academic Excellence – This community is a collaborative agreement between the Academic Advising Center/Student Support Services and the Office of Housing, Residential Life and Community Standards. Students must participate in formal study group sessions and engage in programs offered to promote academic success.


Residence Hall: Barnum Hall

Compass: Explore, Engage, Connect – This community is a collaborative agreement between the Center for Career Development, the Office of Alumni Relations, and the Office of Housing, Residential Life and Community Standards. Members of Compass attend special academic support and career-oriented programs, and learn how to network with alumni and with members of the local Fairfield County business community as an integral part of their academic, professional and personal development.

Global Awareness – This community is a collaborative agreement between the Center for International Students and Scholars and the Office of Housing, Residential Life and Community Standards. Students must attend a minimum of two (2) programs offered each semester and complete one (1) community service event with the staff


Residence Hall: Chaffee Hall

L.E.A.D.: Learning, Educating, Acting, Developing – The L.E.A.D. Living Community is a collaborative agreement between the Center for Career Development and the Office of Housing, Residential Life and Community Standards. Student gain the opportunity to gain insight on their personal strengths and skills, leading to the development of effective leadership skills and increased self-awareness.

Sophomore Year Experience – This living community provides students with specialized support systems designed for students in their sophomore year. Students are required to participate in a minimum of two (2) programs per semester.


Residence Hall: Seeley Hall

First Year Experience – Students take part in two (2) or more programs designed to promote success among 1st year and 1st generation students. Additionally, they must meet with the Academic Resource Center during the fall term and the Center for Career Development during the spring term.


Residence Hall: University Hall

University Hall offers traditional style housing (double rooms) including community bathrooms on each floor with a laundry room and kitchen on the 1st floor. Students living in double rooms in University Hall must have a minimum of 30 credits.

University Hall offers limited space in suites. Each suite includes a living room, with couches, and a full kitchen along with four (4) single bedrooms. Students living in a suite in University Hall must have a minimum of 90 credits or be a graduate student.

Academic Excellence – Students must participate in formal study group sessions and engage in programs offered to promote academic success as they transition to prepare for graduation.

CONTACT INFORMATION

  • Office of Housing, Residential Life and Community Standards

  • Seeley Hall, rear entrance
    490 Waldemere Avenue
    Bridgeport, CT 06604

  • (203) 576-4228

  • reslife@bridgeport.edu

Oct
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Fri
Homecoming Weekend 2018 @ University of Bridgeport
Oct 5 @ 6:00 pm – Oct 7 @ 3:00 pm

Join us October 5-7, 2018 for Homecoming Weekend – UB’s annual gathering of alumni, students, families, faculty, staff, and friends!  Tickets are $25 for Saturday, $10 for Sunday, and free for UB faculty/staff, current UB students, and kids under 13.

Saturday registration includes a free tee-shirt, continental breakfast, picnic lunch, two free drink tickets, and entry into most events. Sunday registration includes a free tee-shirt, buffet breakfast, and entry into events.

Visit homecoming.bridgeport.edu for more information, including a discounted room rate at the Bridgeport Holiday Inn, and to register for the weekend. Come to campus and celebrate your Purple Knight Pride during the #GreatestHomecomingonEarth!

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