Q: What do I do with my Housing application?
A: If you are interested in this program, select the RiSE (Residents in Science & Engineering) Living-Learning Community on the Housing application as your top choice. This will communicate to the Housing Department that you wish to participate in this program.
Q: What if I’m not selected to participate in the RiSE Program?
A: If you are not selected, the Housing Department will default to your second choice for your residence hall assignment.
Q: What are the selection criteria?
A: Students are selected from the pool of returned Housing applications with RiSE indicated as the first choice.
Q: When will selections be made?
A: Selections are made in early summer. All applicants are notified by e-mail once selections are made.
Q: Is there a waiting list for this program?
A: Yes. After the initial selections are made, the remaining students will be placed on a waiting list. Students will be selected off the waiting list if any accepted students decline the acceptance..
Q: Why is there a program fee?
A: This program provides a strong sense of community and academic support that helps students reach their goals. To support and encourage these goals, a program fee of $175 is required. This fee goes toward the utilization of tutors, graduate assistants, and other valuable programming efforts.