Living on campus at Elmhurst offers all the amenities of home—plus the convenience of close proximity to classes, the library, the gym and all your favorite student activities. Our Theme Communities and Housing Options offer additional opportunities to residents who live in these communities, such as unique programming and leadership options and the chance to live among students who share your interests.
First-Year Residential ExperienceCommunity
The First-Year Residential Experience (FYRE) community is a living and learning environment that is dedicated to the personal and academic growth and development of first-year students. The program is developed around Elmhurst College’s five Core Values and offers students additional engagement opportunities with faculty and residence life staff, including leadership workshops, service learning, team building activities and off-campus social events. FYRE residents will develop:
Transfer Student Community
The transfer student themed community is designed to promote a seamless transition for new transfer students while joining the Elmhurst College Community. This co-ed community will allow students opportunities to become full members of the College while gaining key life skills to help navigate toward future goals. Residents in this community will:
Honors Program Community
The Honors Program Community consists of first and second-year students in the Honors Program living and learning together. Programming will be tailored specifically to honors students, giving them the opportunity for:
The Green Living Community is located in a co-ed environment that will allow students to foster their passion in the area of sustainability and living green and share their knowledge with the hall and campus communities. Residents will:
Quiet Lifestyle Community
In choosing to reside in a Quiet Lifestyle Community, students will live in a unique environment where each member of the community agrees to support an atmosphere which is conducive to sleep and study at all times during the day and night. Residents in this community agree to:
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