MLK Beloved Community LLC

MLK Beloved Community


Are you interested in joining a community of scholars committed to advancing equity and justice? Exploring frameworks for Justice in a cohort-style setting? Then this Living Learning Community might be perfect for you!

The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Advising Program invites incoming first-year MLK students to live in a community committed to learning about and dismantling systems of oppression.  MAAJC scholars will explore Rev. Dr. King’s legacy and philosophy as it relates to the University of Minnesota, including the historic Morrill Hall Takeover.

This community is open to first-year residents advised through the MLK program.


A community with five floors of rooms and a dining hall for 756 first-year and returning residents.

- Must be a first-year student

- Must register and participate in cohort-style coursework and learning

- Must be advised by the MLK program

- Opt-In Process

- Must submit supplemental MLK LLC Application

- Must commit to attending regular community meetings and events

- Must live on campus for the entire duration of the academic year (fall and spring)

- LLC Roommates only

- Must follow Housing & Residential Life community/conduct expectations as well as the University’s Student Code of Conduct.

- $3000 scholarship (split $1,500/semester)

- Cohort Style Learning, residents will participate in cohort classes among fellow MAAJC scholars. Cohort classes designed with UMN Liberal Education requirements in mind.

- Community intentionally focused on intersectionality

- Community Specific Programming

For questions, please email or call us at 612-625-2300.