Theme Communities

2019-2020 Theme Communities

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Theme communities bring together residents who share common interests and goals around a particular topic or theme. Many of the communities interact with faculty and staff and other campus departments, enriching the student experience. There are a number of theme communities available for residents to choose from.



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WELLness – Jenkins Hall

The WELLness Community is all about having an active lifestyle, recreation, and a commitment to explore holistic wellness.




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Honors Community – Riverview Hall

The Honors Community brings together residents who are accepted into the General Education Honors Program providing a challenging, innovative, and stimulating learning experience. Residents also take academic classes in Riverview Hall.




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Global Village – American River Courtyard

The Global Village is intended to build community and friendships among international students and domestic students. Residents of the Global Village engage in cultural events, specialized programs and engage with other students from different cultural backgrounds.




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Community Engagement – Desmond Hall

Residents living in this community share a common interest in volunteer work, community service and engaging with the surrounding Sac State community. Residents have the opportunity to participate in programs such as the American River Clean-Up and Alternative Spring Break, along with volunteering in the community.




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Leadership – Sierra Hall

Residents of the Leadership Community have the unique opportunity to participate in the University’s ‘Leadership Initiative’ along with other workshops, retreats, and training opportunities.




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Black Cultural Excellence – Sutter Hall

The Black Cultural Excellence community showcases and highlights examples of Black Culture in the past and present. The community provides residents with opportunities to enhance their college experience through co-curricular programs and engagement with both the Cooper-Woodson College Enhancement and Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholars Programs. The Black Cultural Excellence community encourages students to examine their identity through an intersectional lens and advances an understanding of Black Cultures and Pan African concepts.




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Social Justice and Inclusion (SJI) – Sutter Hall

SJI is ideal for residents who want to develop a greater understanding of social justice and inclusiveness and how their voices can help make a difference in their community.




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The Full Circle Project- Draper Hall

The Full Circle Project aims to improve retention and graduation rates of underrepresented Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) and other high-need students through rigorous coursework, academic support, intentional student organization and leadership opportunities, career planning and meaningful community engagement.


Theme communities bring together residents who share common interests and goals around a particular topic or theme. Many of the communities interact with faculty and staff and other campus departments, enriching the student experience. There are a number of theme communities available for residents to choose from.

WELLness – Jenkins Hall

Wellness IconThe WELLness Community is all about having an active lifestyle, recreation, and a commitment to explore holistic wellness.


Honors Community – Riverview Hall

Honors IconThe Honors Community brings together residents who are accepted into the General Education Honors Program providing a challenging, innovative, and stimulating learning experience. Residents also take academic classes in Riverview Hall.[/column]


Global Village – American River Courtyard

Global Village IconThe Global Village is intended to build community and friendships among international students and domestic students. Residents of the Global Village engage in cultural events, specialized programs and engage with other students from different cultural backgrounds.


Community Engagement – Desmond Hall

Community Engagement IconResidents living in this community share a common interest in volunteer work, community service and engaging with the surrounding Sac State community. Residents have the opportunity to participate in programs such as the American River Clean-Up and Alternative Spring Break, along with volunteering in the community.


Leadership – Sierra Hall

Leadership IconResidents of the Leadership Community have the unique opportunity to participate in the University’s ‘Leadership Initiative’ along with other workshops, retreats, and training opportunities.


Black Cultural Excellence – Sutter Hall

Black Cultural Excellence iconThe Black Cultural Excellence community showcases and highlights examples of Black Culture in the past and present. The community provides residents with opportunities to enhance their college experience through co-curricular programs and engagement with both the Cooper-Woodson College Enhancement and Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholars Programs. The Black Cultural Excellence community encourages students to examine their identity through an intersectional lens and advances an understanding of Black Cultures and Pan African concepts.[/column]


Social Justice and Inclusion (SJI) – Sutter Hall

Social Justice IconSJI is ideal for residents who want to develop a greater understanding of social justice and inclusiveness and how their voices can help make a difference in their community.[/column]


The Full Circle Project- Draper Hall

Full Circle IconThe Full Circle Project aims to improve retention and graduation rates of underrepresented Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) and other high-need students through rigorous coursework, academic support, intentional student organization and leadership opportunities, career planning and meaningful community engagement.

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