Health Science Living Learning Community (LLC)

The Health Science Living Learning Community brings together freshmen students wishing to pursue a career in Public Health, Dental Hygiene, or Nursing. UofL Nursing students graduate prepared to demonstrate excellence in nursing science, practice, and leadership in a variety of settings for the benefit of clients and to meet the evolving health care needs of society. The Nursing LLC fosters exploration of this career path through courses, programming, services, and connections to campus and community resources. Nursing has designed our LLC to support, encourage, engage, and enhance the experience of participating nursing students at UofL.

Where do Health Science LLC students live?

  • Health Science LLC students are housed in Community Park dorm.
  • Availability for 18 freshmen nursing students. There are 16 female spots and 2 male spots. *Subject to change
  • Students have the option of rooming with Public Health, Dental Hygiene or other Nursing students on the same floor.

Who can apply for the Health Science LLC- Nursing Community?

  • Incoming, first-year students admitted to Nursing lower division. Transfer students are not eligible.
  • Preference given to first-generation college students.
  • Students who are not participating in Metro College or Cardinal Academy summer program due to fall scheduling issues.
  • Students are committed to attending scheduled bi-monthly programming outside of the classroom during the fall term. Note: Some evening programming, in dorm.
  • If you are interested in applying, please fill out the application on the UL Housing website. Applications will open in November.

Required Fall 2023 Courses for the Nursing Community:

Course Number

Course Name

BIOL 102

Intro to Biology

PSYC 201

Intro to Psychology

CHEM 105

Chemistry for Health Professionals

NURS 101

Freshman Orientation course

Required Spring 2024 Courses for the Nursing Community:

Course Number

Course Name

BIOL 257

Microbiology lecture

BIOL 258

Microbiology lab

What are the benefits of participating in the Nursing Community?

  • Opportunities to meet with nursing faculty outside of the classroom setting.
  • Academic programming outside of the classroom designed to assist you in becoming a more confident, well-rounded, and successful student.
  • Social activities to assist you in networking with UL community members, other nursing students, health-science students, and faculty.
  • Pre-registered, shared course block to build academic community within the group.
  • Opportunity to build a small support group within your major.


For any additional questions related to Nursing, please contact Jesse Cohen at