Program Description

The Leadership Learning Community is a residential experience focused on helping students connect with their peers, make friends, learn about the University of Michigan-Flint community, and build a personal definition of leadership. Participants engage in classes, workshops, experiential learning, and community service activities. The Leadership Learning Community offers many opportunities for students to expand their horizons, to learn not only about leadership, but also about culture, other people, and themselves.

Benefits of participating in the Leadership Learning Community

  • Early move-in to First Street
  • Build relationships with other students
  • Engage is service projects with the community
  • Build leadership skills to prepare for your future
  • Fun activities including: retreat, programs, and off-campus excursions

Leadership Learning Community Participant Criteria

To apply for acceptance into the learning community, applicants must have been accepted for admission to the University of Michigan-Flint, be a first-year or new student to UM-Flint and residing in First Street Residence Hall. Applicants must complete a Learning Community Application and a Fall20/Winter21 Student Housing Application.


Leadership Learning Community Housing Scholarship Description

The Leadership Learning Community Housing Scholarship is a one-year housing scholarship, up to the cost of a 4-person double room and meal plan in First Street Residence Hall. 

Scholarship Eligibility

The Leadership Learning Community Housing Scholarship is open to students who are enrolled in a Genesee County High School and have demonstrated significant high school leadership through high school involvement and/or classwork.

Scholarship Requirements

To apply for the Leadership Learning Community applicants must:

  1. Be admitted to the University of Michigan-Flint;
  2. Have a completed Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) on file with Student Financial Aid;
  3. Complete the Fall20/Winter21 Student Housing application;
  4. Apply and be admitted into the Leadership Learning Community;
  5. Complete the scholarship application by 5:00pm on June 20, 2020;
  6. Participate in an on-campus interview between June 29 – July 2, 2020;
  7. Participate in all activities/classes associated with the Leadership Learning Community throughout the 2020-2021 academic year.