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Residential Interest Groups (RIGs)

CLASS ACT (Academic Community Team) RIG

Housed in Eagle Village, RIGs are clusters of 25 – 30 students who share a major or course interest. RIGs allow residence hall students to develop relationships with other students who share similar interests while they are taking general education courses. RIGs are the most academically intentional of the Living/Learning Communities at Georgia Southern University.

CLASS ACT: This College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences RIG will focus on issues central to majors and interest within the Arts, humanities, and social sciences. This community is dedicated to providing academic support and vocational exploration through faculty involvement.

Accepted Majors

The CLASS ACT RIG will accommodate approximately 30 students in the following

Art, English, History, Writing, Philosophy, Foreign Languages, Anthropology,Psychology, Sociology, Literature, Justice Studies, Political Science, and students considering or interested in any of the above majors and areas.

  • One-on-one contact with outstanding faculty members
  • Classes with other CLASS ACT residents
  • Live with other members of the CLASS ACT RIG in Watson Hall
  • Ability to form study groups with classmates
  • Small classes
  • Free tutoring in the residence hall
  • Promote career goals and expand professional opportunities
  • Academic Mentors (tutors) in the residence hall
  • Intramural Teams
  • Community service opportunities
  • Programming
  • A Resident Advisor specifically selected for each RIG
  • Table Talk: the opportunity to meet your RIG professor over free lunch

Application Procedures

Upon acceptance to Georgia Southern University, apply for on-campus housing. There is a $100 non-refundable application fee to apply for Housing.

Last updated: 3/30/2022