Why Join?

Whether you are a commuter or residential first year student, Learning Communities at William Paterson University provide an opportunity for you to take courses with other students who have similar majors, interests and goals. Through collaboration with faculty, staff, and peer mentors you will experience personal and intellectual growth while building relationships in an engaged and friendly community-centered environment.


Learning Community Benefits:

  • Opportunity for students with similar interests to get involved on campus
  • Meet other students with similar interests and goals
  • Form strong relationships with faculty and staff
  • Develop professional connections that will help you throughout your academic career and after graduation
  • Receive academic support from peers and professionals
  • Take core curriculum courses with other learning community students on which to build the rest of your education
  • Receive leadership training
  • Make connections that will aid you in career development