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Hospitality and Tourism Management (HTM) majors: apply for this Learning Community to develop a social and professional network with other incoming first-year students. This LC will benefit students and help them later in their career. Learning Community members will take two required HTM courses and an Information Literacy course together. Students in Team HTM are REQUIRED to participate in three activities outside of the classroom including:

  1. An opening reception and tour of Ross-Ade Stadium
  2. A Saturday field trip to Chicago to tour a restaurant and hotel to give a behind-the-scenes look at successful hospitality businesses
  3. A service-learning project

Please note: Absence from one of the three aforementioned events will result in a half-letter grade deduction. Students planning to participate in the Purdue Marching Band should not join the Team HTM LC since there are required activities that take place on Saturday when the band will be participating in football game activities.


  • First-time beginning students admitted to the College of Health and Human Sciences with a major in Hospitality and Tourism Management

Residential Component

  • OPTIONAL in Wiley Hall
  • Information about this residence hall can be found here
  • If you choose this option, your roommate in most cases will be a member of the LC
  • Completing a housing contract is a separate process from applying for the LC


Fall 2018 Semester

Associated Classes

HTM 10010, HTM 10100, GS 17500

Events and Activities Included:

  • Opening reception and tour of Ross-Ade Stadium
  • Behind-the-scenes field trip to Chicago
  • End of semester social and pizza making
  • Meal with faculty
  • Community service project
  • Sales Blitz training for Chicago Hotels

Information above is subject to change. If you are placed in the LC, the associated courses will be on your schedule prior to you registering for the rest of your courses.

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