Students sit on a picnic table on Lone Mountain.

Living-Learning Communities

Discover your passion for exploring real social issues, connect with a community, and work together with friends on creating a better future. Living-learning communities provide undergraduate students an opportunity for deeper, more meaningful, and connected learning in a shared residential and academic environment. Students in these communities are enrolled in a common set of courses and live together in a designated residential setting.

First-year students residing in Toler Hall examine social justice in San Francisco through classroom assignments and a service-learning project.

First and second-year students residing in Toler Hall — explore the rich history and intellectual and political traditions of Black Americans, and engage with the local Bay Area Black community.

Second-year students residing in Toler Hall — analyze the forty-year culture of hip-hop to explore issues of diversity, inequality, social justice, and change.

Second- and third-year students residing in Toler Hall — explore the intertextuality of ethics, service, and justice at local and global levels.

Students from all four years residing in Toler Hall — investigate the challenging realities of our world, share community, and explore spirituality in the Jesuit tradition.