Why should I choose to live in this community?
- An opportunity for Latine students to explore connections and build community
- Be part of a network of culturally sensitive faculty members, administrators, and fellow students
- Access the rich variety of opportunities available at WWU such as café y conversacion, Latin American Studies Dialogues, cultural events, and academic support
- Mentorship opportunities from faculty members, staff, and students at WWU
- Connections to faculty and staff
- Accessible peer-to-peer learning
- Cultural learning and exploration
- Intentional co-curricular learning opportunities such as Sea Mar Museum trip
What to Expect
Residents in La Comunidad are encouraged to participate in periodic community programming and dialogues intended to build community, promote learning, and support wellness centering the Latine student experience. Staff will organize opportunities for residents to attend events and general university programs as a group. Examples of programmatic opportunities include:
- Early Arrival Program: Students living in La Comunidad have the opportunity to move-in early and attend programs and events to connect with other students, faculty, staff and members of the Bellingham community.
- Dialogue with members of the Bellingham community focused on the Latine student experience on campus and in the city of Bellingham
- Tour of the Multicultural Center at WWU
- Trip to Sea Mar Museum
- Dialogues hosted by the Inclusion Assistants
- I am Poetry event and open mic night
- Connections with Latine identified staff and faculty on campus through events and community meals
Request La Comunidad
Interested in La Comunidad? Select La Comunidad on your housing application to apply. Any student committed to the purpose and goals of La Comunidad, regardless of identity, is welcome to apply.
We welcome your questions about La Comunidad Housing. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.