Libby RAP

Program Focus

  • Interdisciplinary curriculum in the visual and performing arts, including both core curriculum and elective courses that apply to most majors
  • Special emphasis on creativity as a learned skill that aids problem-solving and critical thinking in a wide variety of disciplinary, intellectual and professional applications
  • Academic and co-curricular activities include creativity seminars, museum visits, theatre shows, dance performances, first-run film, and much more

Who is Eligible

  • Primarily for freshmen and sophomores in the College of Arts and Sciences. Students in other colleges may also be considered

Program Details

  • Libby's small seminar and studio courses (with 12-25 students per class) create a close intellectual and artistic community
  • Total enrollment in Libby RAP is approximately 300 students
  • Most courses offered fulfill core curriculum requirements. 
  • Past courses include Drawing/Painting for Non-Majors, Photography for Non-Majors, African Dance, Introduction to Acting, Gender and Film, Horror Films and American Culture, The History of Communication from Caves to Cyberspace, Economics, Nutrition
  • Classes meet in Libby Hall and are taught by faculty with demonstrated excellence in teaching

For More Information

To Apply

  • Select "Residential Academic Program" and "Libby Hall (RAP)" on the program/hall assignment preference section of the online housing application
  • Participation is mandatory for all residents who select and are assigned to the program
  • Assignment to the program will be confirmed through written correspondence from Housing & Dining Services



* RAP rates are subject to change

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