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Learning Communities

The learning communities listed below allow students to reside with those who have similar interests. Residents who sign up for one of these halls must agree to the standards set by floor residents and staff.

Students may submit suggestions and requests for future communities. For more information or to make suggestions, please contact the Office of Residence Life.

Honors Program 

Created for students enrolled in the Honors Program, these floors are designed to provide a study-intensive environment. Students on these floors have special programs and events, making this environment a stimulating one both educationally and socially.  Applicants must be current members of the Honors Program and maintain that membership. For more information, please contact Ryan Cragun at or (813) 257-3803.


Students selected as members of the leadership floor will have the opportunity to develop their own leadership abilities while interacting with other campus leaders and organizations. This community represents a diverse set of individuals existing interdependently. This community is a dynamic place composed of people with different values, cultures, lifestyles and attitudes. Members learn from others and strive to understand the individuality and life choices of others through an atmosphere of positive encouragement, mutual respect and tolerance. For more information, please contact Ana Maia Wales at or (813) 257-3317. 

Living Well

The Living Well residential community is an opportunity for students who prefer to live in a quieter community where the effects of alcohol, tobacco and illegal drugs are minimized as much as possible. Members of this community are committed to their own health and wellness by abstaining from alcohol, tobacco and drug use within this residential community. They also agree to take responsibility for their guests and assist in holding each other accountable within this community. For more information, please contact Addie Carothers at or (813) 258-7369.

Success Scholars

The Success Scholars Program is a support program for first-generation and/or underrepresented college students at The University of Tampa. A strong support system can make a big difference in how students navigate the changes and challenges the college experience brings and will be a factor in finding their success at UT. The Success Scholars Learning Community provides peer mentors, staff, programming and financial guidance to assist first generation and underrepresented students in their adjustment to campus life. Residents living within the community will participate in social activities, workshops, academic support programs, service opportunities and maintain regular contact with their peer mentors. For more information, please contact Lorie Kittendorf at or (813) 257-3321. 


New students can apply by checking one of these options on the housing application.