Living Learning Communities

Women in STEAM

Women in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) is a new living learning community. 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.

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

  • Be entering their sophomore through senior year or be a graduate student.
  • Major in Arts, Technology, and Emerging Communication or a UTD STEM degree program.
  • Be enrolled in a minimum of 12 credit hours for undergraduates and 9 hours for graduates.
  • Enroll in the required coursework: PSY 4V99.007. Coursework may change based on availability. Contact LLC for the latest information.
  • 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.
  • Apply for on-campus housing through the Renewal or Sign Up process.

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 in the Spring 2018 semester on March 9 via MyHousing. Those selected for participation in the community will be notified via their UTD email by May 15.

To apply, students need to visit MyHousing and follow the instructions below.

  • Click on "visit the University login page" at the top of the page.
  • Login using your UT Dallas NetID credentials.
  • Once you have logged in, in the top orange header, you will find links. Click on "STEAM Application" to open the Women in STEAM LLC application.
  • Remember that you will have to submit each page so you cannot edit the information on a page once you have submitted it.


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 Students who have not previously lived on campus will be required to submit a $100 housing application fee and completed housing application once they have been selected to participate in the Women in STEAM LLC.