College of Communications

Themed Housing Community

CTVA Learning Community

The College of Communications Community provides a valuable on-campus residential learning experience available to first-year students interested, majoring, or minoring in any field of communications (Cinema and Television Arts, Communications, Communication Studies, or Communication Sciences and Disorders). Students have the opportunity to live, learn, and study together with peers who share their interests and will benefit from social, academic, and creative activities related to a wide variety of communications disciplines and practices. 

The College of Communications Community provides an opportunity for students to become leaders, especially when taking initiative and advantage of the exclusive programming specifically designed to help you engage deeply with the academic, pre-professional, and social components of the communications industries and academic disciplines.


  • Network with College-based clubs during the annual CommUNITY mixer event
  • Produce a 24-hour film challenge
  • Enjoy dinners with the college’s leadership team
  • Participate in faculty-led film screenings and discussions
  • Attend career development workshops
  • Meet guest speakers on various topics in communications and the skills you need to pursue your chosen career path
  • Create media to promote and communicate about activities within the community


  • Live and learn in a fun and creative environment
  • Build your professional network with your peers who have the same professional interests as you
  • Get involved in college-based curricular and co-curricular collaborations with other students, faculty and staff
  • Create an academic plan for your major and explore academic options that complement your major
  • Increase your chances of staying in college and graduating on time
  • Increase awareness and utilization of College and University resources


  • Engage in creative, scholarly, and academic activities with the community
  • Interact and network with your academic college community peers
  • Contribute to a participatory and respectful community environment
  • Respect and follow University and Student Housing rules and expectations


  • 50 first-year students
  • Co-ed floor with 24 double-occupancy rooms
  • Residents will share a community bathroom
  • Community rooms for residents to use (TV, gaming, and study)
  • Conveniently located near the Gastronome (on-campus dining)


Visit the Housing and Residential Engagement website.
When completing the Housing application, select Living on Campus option: Theme Communities – College of Communications Community