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Learning Communities

Learning Communities are groups of students with shared interest, major or career goals that attend classes and co-curricular events together. This supportive environment assist you in establishing relationships with faculty and staff, building friendships with fellow students and to achieve your academic and personal goals. 

2020 Learning Community Application 

UNC Pembroke offers seven unique Learning Communities with a wide range of topics. Learning Communities help new students connect to campus and ease their transition to UNC Pembroke.  UNC Pembroke is the place for you, no matter your interest.

Living Learning Communities (Students live together in Oak Hall)

  • Leadership Living Learning Community 
  • New Brave Nursing Living Learning Community 
  • FLEDGE: Service Learning Community (Open to Commuter Students as well) 
  • First Brave: First Generation Learning Community
  • The Maynor Honors College Living Learning Community

Learning Communities (Students do not live together) 

  • UNCP BIZ: Business Learning Community
  • Strengthening Our Ties: American Indian Learning Community 
  • Pre-Health Profession Learning Community 

Application Process 

All first-year students are encourage to apply for a community that fits them. The deadline to apply is May 6, 2020. While the application process is competitive we strive to place all students interested in a Learning Community. Students will be notified by Mid-May if they are accepted into a community.

For general questions and information please contact Todd Allen, Director of New Student Programs at

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