Humanities & Social Sciences Residential College | LSU Residential Life

Humanities & Social Sciences

The Humanities & Social Sciences Residential College (HSSRC), located in Residential College One - North Hall, is open to first-year students of all majors in the College of Humanities & Social Sciences. 

In addition living in North Hall, students in the Humanities & Social Sciences Residential College also benefit from these unique opportunities in this living-learning community:

  • Access in North Hall to a faculty rector, graduate student, and academic advisor dedicated to helping HSSRC students navigate and successfully complete their first year at LSU
  • Enroll in classes held in the North Hall classroom with their North Hall peers, creating a smaller network within the larger LSU campus
  • Have priority scheduling for some courses and receive help with choosing the right classes
  • Network with faculty members and college administrators
  • Access to in-community tutoring and exclusive HSSRC class review sessions led by faculty members
  • Use of various group and individual study spaces on each floor 
  • Learn about different career opportunities within each major offered how to best prepare for the future job market

Requirements and Eligibility

To participate in the Humanities & Social Sciences Residential College in Residential College One - North Hall, students must:

  • Be a first-year student with a declared major in the College of Humanities & Social Sciences, including pre-law
  • Enroll in at least two courses offered through HSSRC in both the fall and spring semesters 
    • In the fall semester, all HSSRC students will be required to take HSS 1000: Introduction to Research, a one-hour, once-a-week student success seminar.
    • In the spring semester, all HSSRC students will be required to take HSS 1001: Introduction to HSS Career Pathways, a one-hour, once-a-week seminar that helps students link their chosen major to a career pathway and develop the skills and tools necessary to successfully navigate the job field once they've graduated. 
    • The second course required in the fall and spring will vary based on student needs. 
    • For scheduling assistance, contact HSSRC Advisor Jax Jeffries
  • Participate in HSSRC events and programming that is intentionally designed to enhance student success
  • See the complete list of requirements.

Application and Room Assignments

  • Eligible students should select the Humanities & Social Sciences Residential College as their housing preference on the housing application.
  • Residential College staff reviews the applications for eligibility as they are received and notifies residents of their acceptance into the program throughout the spring.
  • HSSRC residents can search for potential roommates in the online housing portal and begin making room selections in May.
  • For housing application and room assignment information, please contact Housing at 225-578-8663.
  • For Humanities & Social Sciences Residential College eligibility information, please contact HSSRC staff listed below. 

Residential College One - North Hall

Residential College One - North Hall provides everything students need to be successful: offices where Humanities & Social Sciences faculty advisors hold office hours, a classroom, multiple group and individual study spaces, outdoor courtyards, and modern two-student, suite-bathroom style rooms in a great location on the west side of campus.  

Staff

HSSRC Rector - Coming Soon

Coming Soon
Humanities & Social Sciences Residential College
Faculty Rector
225-334-1038

HSSRC Rector Erin Halloran

Erin Halloran
Humanities & Social Sciences Residential College
Faculty Rector
225-578-4217

Mikah HoSang

Mikah HoSang
Residence Coordinator
225-578-2224