Group Types

There are a variety of different groups who may choose to apply for Special Interest Housing. Depending on the type of group, there may be additional pre-application procedures.  Listed below are the different types of groups (including descriptions) and whether the Special Interest group requires a pre-application. For more information on a particular type of organization, please email with the group type listed in the subject line. Some specific group types may have an alternate email address for specific pre-application questions.


  • Values-Based Greek Organizations: Groups participating in a values-based sorority or fraternity that is part of one of three governing councils (Interfraternity Council, National Pan-Hellenic Council, or Panhellenic Councils) recognized by the Center for Student Involvement.
    Contact: Karlee Nuttelman, (937) 229-4114,
  • Global Learning-Living Community: A unique community that brings together U.S. and international students to live and learn from one another’s unique perspectives. Students live together at 225 Stonemill, part of Caldwell Apartments, in an environment which supports and nurtures students’ international and intercultural interests. Extended Application Required.
    Contact: Chanel Wright, (937) 229-4283,
  • Faith Based Groups: Faith based communities are committed to building and being faith communities in the Student Neighborhood. Students make an ongoing weekly commitment to community prayer and shared meals. Members of these faith communities have values they hold at the center of their lives, have a working relationship with their Fellow and invite students into their homes for prayer, meals and faith related conversations. For more information on Marianist Student Communities, please visit Marianist Student Communities and Faith, Vocation and Leadership Communities require a Pre-Application.

Contact for Faith, Vocation and Leadership: Elizabeth Montgomery, (937) 229-3997,

Contact for Marianist Student Communities: Allison Leiigh, (937) 229-2854,  

  • Honors: The University Honors Program offers rigorous and expansive educational experiences for our academically accomplished students. The University Honors Program provides unique learning opportunities beyond the normal college experience, enriched courses taught by top professors and an inspiring, collaborative camaraderie with fellow students. Students participating in Honors Housing will have the opportunity to engage in these principles in their living environment and more fully immerse themselves in the Honors experience. Pre-Application Required.
    Contact: Maria Ollier Burkett, (937) 229-4287,
    Contact: Breana Smith, (937) 229-4271,
  • Institute of Applied Creativity for Transformation (IACT) at ArtStreet: Located in the South Student Neighborhood, IACT at ArtStreet is designed to fuse creative and innovative perspectives through arts experiences. Over the past decade, the creative footprint established by the myriad of influencers at IACT at ArtStreet has inspired thousands of students, staff and faculty at the University of Dayton along with curious individuals from across the country and around the world. Pre-Application Required. For more information please visit the IACT at ArtStreet website ( ) or contact Brian LaDuca for additional information.
    Contact: Brian LaDuca, (937) 229-5103,
  • Recognized Student Organizations: Groups participating in a club or organization recognized by the Center for Student Involvement.
    Contact: Amy Lopez-Matthews, (937) 229-3333,
  • Semester Abroad and Intercultural Leadership (SAIL): A year-long education abroad and leadership development program that allows students to study abroad in the Fall term in either China, Ireland, or Spain, followed by participation in a semester intercultural leadership program which includes special housing during the Spring semester. For more information, please visit
    Contact: Heather Schieman, (937) 229-1251,
    Contact: Karen McBride, (937) 229-3553,
  • General Interest House: A group of students who come together around a common interest and who are not affiliated with any of the above groups.

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