Special Interest Communities

Options include the academic house (for students with a 3.0 GPA or above), a house focused on diversity and social justice, the Women's Services and Gender Resource Center, and a substance-free house. Each year, students determine the themes for two other special interest house–such as supporting the St. Jude Medical Foundation.

Room rates for special interest housing varies and could fall under traditional, Level 1, or Level 2 costs. 


118 College Avenue 

118 College Avenue is a Mission Driven Community.

118 North College Avenue houses LVC's Women's and Gender Resource Center and houses five student volunteers. Those volunteers aid the Center in its mission and programming efforts and work in the Center's office.


Centre Hall 

Mission Driven Community located at 73 E. Sheridan Ave., next to the Peace Garden.

Centre Hall is the campus' Academic Service House. It houses 14 residents in a co-ed environment. This house has 1 single, 5 doubles, and 1 triple room available. In order to reside in Centre Hall, a resident must have at least a 3.00 cumulative GPA. Residents living in Centre Hall make a commitment to focus on academic achievement and service. Each resident must complete 15 hours per semester with either the campus tutoring or writing center.


Friendship House

Mission Driven Community located at 104 College Ave. on the corner of Maple St.

Friendship House supports the College’s aim in enabling students to be people of broad vision through focused programming and coordinated efforts based on the principles of multiculturalism. The House allows students to live and work together in a communal setting that benefits the campus community under the guidance of The Office of Residential Life and Intercultural Affairs. Friendship has the potential to house the following combinations: 8 females, 8 males, 5 women and 3 men, or 3 women and 5 men.


North College

Mission Driven Community located directly in front of Silver Hall

North College is the campus’ Greek House. Representatives from each of the College’s Greek organizations are invited to live there together. Students interested in living in North College should contact their organization’s president. North College houses 11 females (upstairs) and 10 males (downstairs).


Sheridan East and West

LVC’s Interest Driven Communities enable students interested in a particular topic or cause to have the ability to create exciting programs and new initiatives on campus. They allow groups of students to live and work together in a communal setting and create programming that benefits the campus community under the guidance of the Office of Residential Life. Interested groups should contact the Residential Life Office for more information. Sheridan East can house 6 males or 6 females. Sheridan West can house 8 males, 8 females, or 4 males and 4 females.