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Through learning communities, you have a great opportunity to connect with other students who share your interests and get to know faculty.

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Incoming students to Purdue for Fall 2024, can apply to a learning community starting mid January through early July, 2024. May 20th is the priority application deadline to be placed in a learning community. Applications submitted or modified after May 20th will be considered based on availability following the initial placement period.

Students who apply for a Learning Community by the May 20th priority deadline will be notified of their placement status through their Purdue email account by the end of  in May. 

A housing contract with University Residences must be completed prior to applying for a learning community. After accepting your offer of admission, allow up to two business days to gain access to the housing contract portal.

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