College of Science and Technology

The College of Science and Technology (CST) Living-Learning Community (LLC) is for students who have an interest in pursuing careers in Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Medicine, Information Technology, Mathematics, Actuarial Science or Physics.


Students in the CST LLC have access to personal, professional and academic enrichment opportunities, including the following:

  • Develop connections with STEM students and faculty

  • Attend various workshops and seminars

  • Attend group and peer-led study sessions

  • Participate in team building, community service and social activities


The CST LLC seeks to:

  • Foster and enhance learning though participation in group activities

  • Cultivate an integrated first-year experience for STEM majors that prepares them for the rigors of upper division study

  • Increase first-year retention rates of STEM majors

  • Increase four-year graduation rates of STEM majors

  • Produce STEM graduates who are excellent critical thinkers, problem solvers, and communicators

Please take a moment to view some of the previous activities in the CSTLLC: 


Live in one of the newest Residential Halls: Polkinghorne Village
Live in one of the newest Residential Halls: Polkinghorne Village




Freshmen CST students with a minimum high school GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, and 27 on the Redesigned SAT Math or 23 on the ACT Math are encouraged to apply.

Interested students must also submit a one-page essay that adequately addresses each of the following questions:

  1. Why are you interested in participating in the CST LLC?
  2. How will your participation in the CST LLC assist you in achieving your academic goals at FAMU?”
  3. What is your career goal and what steps are you willing to take as a college student to ensure that you reach this goal?

To apply, complete the online housing application and click on the College of Science and Technology LLC link. 

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Contact the Liaison

The liaison for this LLC can answer your questions or provide more information.
- “The only bad question is an unasked one”

Name Phone Email

Dr. Lisa McClelland
CST LLC Liaison

(850) 412-5979
(850) 412-7303 [fax]

Dr. Brenda C. Spencer
LLC Program Director

(850) 412-5790