When students first go off to college, they have many decisions to make ranging from meal plans, to what classes to take, what clubs to join and especially where they want to live. When it comes to places to live, students can choose from living on or off campus, living with roommates or alone. Many universities, including Iowa State, also have the option for students to live in a learning community.
The University of Iowa recently gained media attention for another living arrangement that will go into effect next year. The university will be offering a residence floor to the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Allied Union community. According to Kate Fitzgerald, director of Residence Life and Academic Initiatives with the University Housing and Dining Department, the option will be added to the 2012-2013 housing application. The new residence floor is considered a Living Learning Community.
Complete article at Iowa State Daily : http://bit.ly/otrSd2