Skip to main content

The Women in Science Programs (WISP) Learning Community is open to all incoming students in the College of Science regardless of gender. Participants reside in Earhart Hall with other College of Science students and are paired with an upper-level WISP mentors. As a WISP LC participant, students have access to free WISP sponsored tutoring and attend monthly programs that expose them to industry professionals, as well as university faculty and staff. For more information about the Women in Science Programs, call (765) 494-1769, e-mail, or visit the WISP website at College of Science students are also encouraged to apply for combined participation of the WISP LC with other College of Science LCs. Please see individual LC profile pages for eligibility requirements. For those LC profiles, please click here.


  • First-time beginning students admitted to the College of Science

Residential Component

  • REQUIRED in Earhart Hall
  • Information about this residence hall can be found here
  • Your roommate in most cases will be a member of the LC; occasional exceptions may be made on a case-by-case basis to allow non-LC participant roommates
  • Completing a housing contract is a separate process from applying for the LC


Fall 2018 Semester and Spring 2019 Semester

Associated Classes

No courses

Events and Activities Included:

  • Monthly dinners with faculty and staff
  • Introduction to Purdue resources
  • Participation in a mentoring program
  • Guest speakers
  • Convenient tutoring access
  • Variety of social interaction

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.

Learning Communities ERHT 1275 1st Street, West Lafayette, IN 47906 - (765) 494-5785 or (765) 494-8571,

© 2018 Purdue University | An equal access/equal opportunity university | Copyright Complaints | Maintained by Student Life Marketing

If you have trouble accessing this page because of a disability, please contact Learning Communities at