What is a Living-Learning Community?
New AU freshmen with a high school GPA of 3.0 or better who are planning to live on campus their first year are encouraged to apply to the College of Science and Mathematics Living-Learning Community CMS LLC. This is specifically for students majoring in any of the following disciplines - biology, cell and molecular biology, chemistry, ecology, mathematics, physics.
What are the Requirements to Join?
Students interested in joining the CMS LLC must enroll in an LLC-approved schedule of coursework that includes:
Supportive network of like-minded science and math majors with a common goal to excel academically. Development of friendships in a positive, team-oriented environment.
Mentoring by student peers in their sophomore, junior, or senior year who will help guide you through the crucial first year of college.
You will live in Oak Hall, in a cluster with other members of the LLC, and take your science and math classes with others in the LLC – so you can study and learn together!
Regularly scheduled group activities throughout the semester, specifically designed for freshmen in your major -- activities that focus on academic and social engagement.
Creativity, Discovery, Engagement
It's easy to apply! The application to participate in the CSM LLC can be found embedded inside the housing portal.
Students participating in the CSM Living-Learning Community can apply to become ambassadors in the spring of their freshman year. Selected applicants will start serving in the fall. Ambassadors are responsible for planning activities, both academic or social in nature, and leading their student groups during those activities. Ambassadors' responsibilities include:
AU Housing & Residence Life
Oak Hall and Elm Hall provide housing for first-year Augusta University students. Students living in either Hall have the opportunity to participate in the living learning community and special interest housing.Tutoring Centers
The Academic Success Center (ASC) is on the Summerville campus and is home to a variety of free support services for students.
SciMath Tutoring Center is located on the Health Science campus and offers biological sciences, chemistry, math, physics, or statistics tutoring, as well as peer mentoring.CURS
The Center for Undergraduate Research and Scholarship (CURS) supports faculty-led research and scholarly activity with undergraduates at Augusta University in a variety of ways.AU Libraries
The College of Science and Mathematics provides students with strong foundations in the sciences as well as preparation for careers, citizenship, and a life-long love of learning. We are committed to providing experiences promoting scientific inquiry and discovery and dedicated to creating opportunities for intellectual growth and community involvement.