Living Learning Communities

Science Technology Engineering Arts Math

Women in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) is a new living learning community experience being piloted in fall 2017. The goal for this program is to increase retention of female students by offering a community of peers to provide support, a team of faculty for mentorship, coursework with an academic connection, and co-curricular programming to reinforce professional development. Apply today »

Students interested in applying for this program must meet all of the following requirements:

  • Be entering their sophomore through senior year.
  • Major in engineering, computer science, arts and technology, or emerging media and communication.
  • Be enrolled in a minimum of 12 credit hours.
  • Enroll in the required coursework: Undergraduate Topics in Computer Science CS4V95.
  • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75.
  • Agree to live in the designated on-campus apartment area.
  • Submit a complete application for consideration which includes short answer essays, a resume and two recommendations.

The application process is competitive. A selection committee consisting of faculty and staff will select 28 students to participate in this program. The application will open on March 4 and close on April 21. Those selected for participation in the community will be notified via their UTD email by May 5.

If you wish to apply, click here.

Note:

An application for Women in STEAM does not guarantee on-campus housing. Students wishing to secure on-campus housing must complete sign up or renewal by visiting utdallas.edu/myhousing. Students who have not previously lived on campus will be required to submit a $300 housing application fee and completed housing application once they have been selected to participate in the Women in STEAM LLC. The $300 fee includes a $100 non-refundable administrative fee and $200 pre-payment.