Business Learning Community (BLC)

The Business Learning Community (BLC) is a first-year living-learning community that integrates academic, social and career development opportunities that support first-year students as they transition to college life at Kent State University. The program has been designed to ease the transition into university life, enhance student academic performance, provide networking opportunities and improve the overall student experience.

The BLC is open to all first-year students pursuing a business degree. Students who wish to participate in the community and live on campus will select to live in Eastway Hall, the new home of the Business Learning Community. As the business student residence hall on campus, Eastway provides many community features for business majors. Students will be surrounded by a group of peers who share a passion for business, leadership, entrepreneurship, and academic excellence.

Eastway Hall

Community Features:

  • Opportunity to live with other business majors who are taking similar courses
  • Easy access to in-hall programs and events
  • Peer mentoring with business students
  • Tutoring and study skills assistance (sponsored by the Academic Success Center)
  • Centralized campus location

How to Apply to the BLC 

  1. Complete the BLC online application form.
  2. If you are living on campus, select Eastway Hall and the Business Learning Community (BLC) on your housing application.

Contact Us 

We would love to hear from you!

Undergraduate Programs Office

107 Business Administration Building