Learning-Living Communities

Freshmen Fusion

Location: Delzell Hall

The Freshmen Fusion LLC is offered to Peru State College first-year students wanting to immerse themselves in an experience-rich environment. This LLC will benefit individuals in various ways, including confidence development through daring discussions. Daring discussions also help students see other points of view on various relevant topics. Freshmen Fusion allows individuals to focus on academics, develop social and leadership skills while creating a healthy living style. In the past the Freshmen Fusion LLC has also gone on trips to museums and to social activities in Omaha, Kansas City, and Lincoln.

Students in the Freshmen Fusion LLC take the following course together in the Fall Semester:

  • SPCH 152: Fundamentals of Speech

(This class is general studies credits towards most majors at Peru State)

Discovery (Undeclared)

Location: Morgan Hall

The Discovery LLC is offered to Peru State College Freshmen who are entering college without a declared or decided major. The community focuses on exploring major and career options, the adjustment to college, and skill development that helps students succeed. Students will have the opportunity to participate in career exploration activities and will get exposure to the many different majors at Peru State College.

Students in the Discovery LLC take the following courses together in the Fall Semester:

  • SPCH 152: Fundamentals of Speech
  • COLL 101: College 101

(These classes are general studies credits towards most majors at Peru State)

Honors Community

Location:  Clayburn/Mathews Halls

The Honors Community consists of freshmen and upperclassmen who are in the Honors Program at Peru State College. The Honors Program at Peru State College is a college-wide academic program promoting advanced study and scholarship for students with strong records of academic achievement.  The program provides its students with opportunities for in-depth study not generally available in other courses through small class sizes, frequent interaction within the program, a unique curriculum, and mentored scholarly and research opportunities.  The goal of the program is to enhance the intellectual capabilities and broaden the experience of the College’s intellectual leaders. Living together in the Honors Community will allow Honors Program students to further interact outside the classroom with each other and faculty/staff. The Honors Community will have excursion opportunities, service project opportunities, and specialized programming to enhance their college experience.

Acceptance into the Honors Program is required to live in the Honors Community. The following are the requirements for being in the Honors Program at Peru State College:

A composite ACT score of 24 or SAT score of 1650 or higher;


A cumulative high school GPA of 3.5 or higher (on a 4-point scale) and a ranking in the high school class in the top quintile (20th percentile).

Wellness Community

Location: Morgan Hall 1st Floor

The Wellness Community is a space for students to connect with peers who are excited about working towards lifelong health and well-being. Students in this community will have the opportunity to participate in activities that will contribute to a healthy lifestyle. Activities will be focused around fitness, emotional support, intellectual support, stress-relief, healthy diet, and other wellness areas.

Gaming Community

Location: Delzell Hall 2nd Floor

The Gaming Community is a space for new and returning students to form a bond through a shared interest in gaming. Members of this community will broaden their college experience by participating in activities focused on and exploring the many different types of gaming in a healthy environment.