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Living Learning Program

The Living Learning Program gives our residents the opportunity to connect with other residents in our 15 designated Living Learning Communities where they may share extracurricular interests and academic pursuits through an abundance of programs, events and activities. Living Learning Communities are available in each of our halls including traditional, apartment and suite-style living. Take a look at our Living Learning Program for more detailed information on each of our 15 communities.

* denotes Living Learning Communities that will return for the 2020-2021 academic year.


BA/MD Community

BA/MD Community*

Campus Partners: BA/MD Program
Location: Redondo Village Apartments

A community required for students admitted to the BA/MD Program. Residents participate in intense collaboration in a supportive environment.



Campus Partners: Anderson School of Management
Location: Hokona Hall

Working closely with the business school faculty and staff, this community offers networking opportunities to expand knowledge of the business field.



Campus Partner: School of Engineering
Location: DeVargas Hall

Tailor made for residents interested in a career in engineering. Incorporates programs centered on engineering and fosters resident relationships with engineering majors and professionals in the engineering community.


BLC - Black Living Learning Community*

Campus Partners: African American Student Services
Location: Coronado Hall

A welcoming and inclusive living space where Black students can share their experience of navigating academia while establishing community. Choose BLC in Coronado Hall and celebrate Black heritage and culture.

Gender Neutral & Allies

Gender Neutral & Allies*

Campus Partners: LGBTQ Resource Center; QSA; Queer Studies

A safe, friendly and open environment based upon inclusivity, fostering long-lasting relationships, providing resources and engaging involvement from resident allies. To respect the privacy of these students the location of this hall will not be made publicly available by RLSH.

Fine Arts

Fine Arts*

Campus Partners: College of Fine Arts
Location: Laguna Hall

A bright and enthusiastic community for residents from all fine art disciplines, engaging in a cross-medium, multi-disciplinary environment.

Global Focus

Global Focus*

Campus Partner: Global Education Office
Location: DeVargas Hall

A fun and friendly cultural environment where international and national students live together and exchange experiences. Live here and meet friends from all over the world.

Graduate Living

Graduate Living

Campus Partners: Graduate Studies
Location: Lobo Rainforest Building

Reside with fellow grad students in a community focused on career development and advanced academic success. Students must be admitted to a graduate program to be eligible to live in this community.

Navajo Nation Student Housing

Navajo Nation Student Housing*

Campus Partners: American Indian Student Services, Navajo Nation
Location: Lobo Rainforest Building

Navajo Nation Student Housing is an exclusive living space for UNM Navajo Students, generously provided by the Navajo Nation. Located in our recently opened Lobo Rainforest, Navajo Nation Student Housing offers a place for Navajo students to explore resources, shared culture and community within UNM student housing.

Outdoor Living & Environmental Learners

Outdoor Living & Environmental Learners*

Campus Partner: Johnson Center, Sustainability Studies, UNM Recycling, & Green Fund
Location: Coronado Hall

A community focused on eco-living, sustainability, and just enjoying the great outdoors while meeting other residents with similar environmental interests.

Pre Health Professionals

Pre Health Professionals*

Campus Partners: Health Science Programs
Location: Alvarado Hall

A comprehensive community for all students planning to become health professionals, or are interested in health fields.

Honors Wing

Scholars Community*

Campus Partners: Scholars Program
Location: Hokona & SRC Apartments

A unique community unified by a shared passion for knowledge. Residents strive for academic excellence while fostering meaningful relationships both in and out of the classroom.



Campus Partners: Various
Location: DeVargas Hall

A community for those interested in biology, chemistry, Earth planetary sciences, etc. Engage outside the classroom through dedicated multi-purpose study within UNM's distinctive science community.


Second Year Experience

Campus Partners: Career Services; ASUNM
Location: SRC Apartments

Designed to provide support to second-year students, through relationship building with professionals, honing career skills and assets.