Living Learning Communities (LLC) are designed to foster the academic, professional, and personal growth of residents and provide opportunities for the development of new skills and leadership.

New College LLC Summary


Vibrant and exciting communities, located in all three of our buildings, that bring together first year and upper year students. Floors have gender-inclusive washrooms with individually lockable shower/bath cubicles and toilet stalls.

Single-gender (Men or Women)

As with our gender-inclusive communities, these floors bring together first-year and upper-year students in an exclusively single-gender environment.

The men’s floor is located in 45 Willcocks and the two women’s floors are located in Wilson Hall.

Women’s Leadership (WL)

This floor brings together first year and upper year women in a single-gender environment with a specific focus on leadership.  Created for students who are new to leadership as well as those who have experience working with leadership, or who wish to explore and deepen their leadership potential, this truly unique community will engage in programming that supports the diversity and growth of current and future women leaders.

Located in Wilson Hall.

Life (+) Sciences (L+S)

Our Life (+) Science LLC brings together students in a Life Sciences program, or who have an interest in life sciences, health, or becoming a healthcare professional. This residential community strives for balance where residents are not only able to engage with college life but also gain academic and social support tailored for students studying or interested in Life Sciences. This community is supported by a specially selected Residence Don with an academic background in either Life Science or Healthcare studies and features programming tailored to the needs of Life Science students.

Located in Wilson Hall.

Equity & Identity (E&I)

Students in the Equity & Identity LLC will have the opportunity to be a part of a truly unique community and engage in thought provoking programming opportunities. This community is designed for students who are interested in issues of equity as it relates to social identities such as race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, religion, socioeconomic class, national origin, education, citizenship, (dis)ability, etc. and who wish to develop their understanding of these issues within a broader perspective of justice and community development. Programming in this community promotes participation in the New College Community and the wider University and Toronto communities and practical experiences in a variety of settings.

Located in Wetmore Hall.

HeART and Wellness (H&W)

This LLC is designed for students who have an interest in all aspects of health – physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual health. Programming for this community will particularly mobilize diverse ideas of health and purposefully tie in how art and creating art to express one’s experience can facilitate more meaningful growth and development. You don’t need to be a varsity athlete or a health sciences student to be part of this community. All you need is a passionate commitment to health and wellness and a respect for the multiple ways in which an individual and a community can achieve that. An interest in arts and culture is a bonus!

Located in Wetmore Hall.

Innovation & Technology (iTECH)

The Innovation & Technology LLC (affectionately referred to as iTECH) brings together those first-year and upper –year students committed to innovation and technology in their academic programs.  This LLC is designed to attract those students who simply have a passion for technological innovation.  This community is supported by a specially selected residence don with such a background, and who understand the pressures associated with a degree in the STEM fields.

Located in 45 Willcocks.

Global Connections (GC)

Have an interest in global issues? For students with an interest in global socio-political developments, ideas of citizenship, and diverse cultures, then the Global Connections LLC is for you! Programming in this LLC focuses on a variety of discussions and programs that use current global events as openings to discuss and exchange different ideas and perspectives that both support as well as challenge one’s awareness, knowledge, and assumptions of what it means to be a world citizen.

Located in 45 Willcocks.