About Residential Learning Communities

Residential Learning Communities (RLCs) at Appalachian State University provide students with a unique housing opportunity. Research shows that students who participate in a residential learning community have a higher GPA and enjoy a better college experience. One of the best ways to develop strong friendships and succeed in college is to join a residential learning community!

Would you like to be part of our community? Apply by selecting either of the following options as your Residential Learning Community (RLC) when you apply for housing:

  • Appalachian Community of Education Scholars (ACES)
  • Transfer Educators