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The learning community will be joining a mentoring group, and you will begin exploring all the construction industry has to offer through your course work, through site visits to construction projects and through your network of friends and faculty.


  • First-year beginning students admitted to the Purdue Polytechnic Institute with a major in Construction Management
  • First-year beginning students admitted to Exploratory Studies interested in exploring the Construction Management program

Residential Component

  • Optional within Harrison Hall
  • You will indicate your learning community housing preference within the learning community application. A signed housing contract is required to apply to this learning community.
  • Circumstances preventing a student from living in this hall, such as participating in the Honors College or Athletics, will be taken into consideration when conducting the placement process
  • Your roommate in many cases will be a member of the learning community
  • Completing a housing contract is a separate process from applying for a learning community


Fall Semester Only

Associated Classes

CM 10000 - Introduction to Construction 

CGT 16400 - Graphics for Civil Engineering and Construction

Events and Activities Included:

  • Study Tables with mentors
  • Meals with mentors and instructors
  • Mock career fair preparation
  • Career fair with industry professionals
  • Service learning project

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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