Living Learning Communities

Women in STEAM

Women in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) is a unique living learning community (LLC) at UT Dallas. 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 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 16 students to participate in this program. The application will open on March 1 and close on May 15. Those selected for participation in the community will be notified via their UTD email by May 20.

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 $100 housing application fee, complete a housing application, and sign a housing agreement once they have been selected to participate in the Women in STEAM LLC.