Fall 2024 RAPs

The following RAPs do not require an application. Students can pre-register for a RAP in May or register for a RAP in June. Program information is organized by residential area and then by residence hall. Please note all eligibility requirements when reviewing the list of RAPs.

Fall 2024 course information is in the process of being updated.


Central Residential Area

Butterfield Hall

  • Literary Perspectives RAP
    • Required course: English 144: World Literature in English
    • Course type: 4-credit Gen Ed (ALDG)
    • Eligible students: first-year students

Gorman Hall *this residence hall offers break housing

  • Global Viewpoints RAP
    • Required course: Anthropology 100: Human Nature
    • Course type: 4-credit Gen Ed (DGSB)
    • Eligible students: first-year students

Van Meter Hall

  • Cultural Explorations RAP
    • Required course: Resource Economics 107: Hunger in a Global Economy
    • Course type: 4-credit Gen Ed (DGSB)
    • Eligible students: first-year students
  • Performing & Visual Arts RAP
    • Required course: FYS 191: HFA First-Year Seminar
    • Course type: 1-credit seminar
    • Eligibility: first-year students in the College of Humanities and Fine Arts
  • SBS Connect RAP
    • Required course: FYS 191: SBS First-Year Seminar
    • Course type: 1-credit seminar
    • Eligible students: first-year students in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • Science & Culture RAP
    • Required course: Comparative Literature 131: Brave New World
    • Course type: 4-credit Gen Ed (ALDG)
    • Eligible students: first-year students

Wheeler Hall

  • Investigating Politics RAP
    • Required course: Political Science 111: Introduction to Comparative Politics
    • Course type: 4-credit Gen Ed (DGSB)
    • Eligible students: first-year students

Northeast Residential Area

Crabtree Hall

  • Animal Science Majors RAP
    • Required course: FYS 191: First-Year Seminar
    • Course type: 1-credit seminar
    • Eligible students: first-year animal science majors
    • This is a roommate restricted program. Students must live with another student in the Animal Science Majors RAP.
  • CNS Connect RAP
    • Required course: FYS 191: CNS First-Year Seminar
    • Course type: 1-credit seminar
    • Eligible students: first-year students in the College of Natural Sciences

Hamlin Hall

  • Impact RAP
    • ​​​Required course: Service Learning 192:Self-Awareness, Social Justice & Service
    • Course type: 4-credit Gen Ed (DUSB)
    • Eligible students: first-year students

Knowlton Hall

  • Scientific Thinking RAP
    • Required course: Philosophy 100: Intro to Philosophy
    • Course type: 4-credit Gen Ed (AL)
    • Eligible students: first-year students

Mary Lyon Hall

  • Cultural Explorations RAP
    • Required course: Education 101: Introduction to Education: Schooling in the United States
    • Course(s) type: 4-credit Gen Ed (SB)
    • Eligible students: first-year students
  • Investigating Consumerism RAP
    • Required course: Resource Economics 102: Intro to Resource Economics
    • Course type: 4-credit Gen Ed (SB)
    • Eligible students: first-year students

Orchard Hill Residential Area

Dickinson Hall

  • CNS Connect RAP
    • Required course: FYS 191: CNS First-Year Seminar
    • Course type: 1-credit seminar
    • Eligible students: first-year students in the College of Natural Sciences
  • Exploring Society RAP
    • Required course: Anthropology 150: Ancient Civilizations
    • Course type: 4-credit Gen Ed (DGHS)
    • Eligible students: first-year students

Southwest Residential Area

Cance Hall

  • CNS Connect RAP
    • Required course: FYS 191: CNS First-Year Seminar
    • Course type: 1-credit seminar
    • Eligible students: first-year students in the College of Natural Sciences
  • Health Sciences RAP
    • Required course: SPHHS 150: Great Challenges in Public Health and Health Sciences
    • Course type: 4-credit Gen Ed (DUSB)
    • Eligible students: first-year students
  • Isenberg Fellows RAP
    • Required courses: Economics 103: Introduction to Microeconomics and School of Management 191: Business in Global Society
    • Course types: 4-credit Gen Ed (SB) and 1-credit seminar
    • Eligible students: first-year students in the Isenberg School of Management
    • This is a roommate restricted program. Students must live with another student in the Isenberg Fellows RAP in Cance Hall.
  • Perspectives in Health Topics RAP
    • Required course: Philosophy 164: Medical Ethics
    • Course type: 4-credit Gen Ed (AT)
    • Eligible students: first-year students
  • Sustainability and Society RAP
    • Required course: English 131: Society and Literature
    • Course type: 4-credit Gen Ed (ALDG)
    • Eligible students: first-year students

Emerson Hall

  • Exploring Society RAP
    • Required course: Sociology 103: Social Problems
    • Course type: 4-credit Gen Ed (DUSB)
    • Eligible students: first-year students
  • Global Viewpoints RAP
    • Required course: Anthropology 104: Culture, Society, and People
    • Course type: 4-credit Gen Ed (DGSB)
    • Eligible students: first-year students
  • Isenberg Fellows RAP
    • Required courses: Economics 103: Introduction to Microeconomics and School of Management 191: Business in Global Society
    • Course types: 4-credit Gen Ed (SB) and 1-credit seminar
    • Eligible students: first-year students in the Isenberg School of Management
    • This is a roommate restricted program. Students must live with another student in the Isenberg Fellows RAP in Emerson Hall.

James Hall *this residence hall offers break housing

  • Health Sciences RAP
    • Required course: Public Health 129: Healthcare for All
    • Course type: 4-credit Gen Ed (DUSB)
    • Eligible students: first-year students

John Adams Hall

  • Transfer RAP
    • Required course: UNIV 125T: Transfer Success Seminar (formerly OASIS for Transfers)
    • Course type: 1-credit seminar
    • Eligible students: new incoming transfer students

Kennedy Hall

  • Cultural Explorations RAP
    • Required course: History 131: Middle East History II
    • Course type: 4-credit Gen Ed (DGHS)
    • Eligible students: first-year students
  • Exploring Society RAP
    • Required course: Philosophy 170: Problems in Social Thought
    • Course type: 4-credit Gen Ed (SB)
    • Eligible students: first-year students
  • Health Sciences RAP
    • Required course: Kinesiology 100: Intro to Kinesiology
    • Course type: 4-credit Gen Ed (BS)
    • Eligible students: first-year students
  • Nursing Majors RAP
    • Required course: Nursing 150: Faculty Seminar for First-Year Nursing Students
    • Course type: 1-credit seminar
    • Eligible students: first-year nursing majors
  • Perspectives in Health Topics RAP
    • Required course: Philosophy 164: Medical Ethics
    • Course type: 4-credit Gen Ed (AT)
    • Eligible students: first-year students

Melville Hall

  • Exploring Society RAP
    • Required course: Legal 250: Intro to Legal Studies
    • Course type: 4-credit Gen Ed (SB)
    • Eligible students: first-year students
  • Isenberg Fellows RAP
    • Required courses: Economics 103: Introduction to Microeconomics and School of Management 191: Business in Global Society
    • Course types: 4-credit Gen Ed (SB) and 1-credit seminar
    • Eligible students: first-year students in the Isenberg School of Management
    • This is a roommate restricted program. Students must live with another student in the Isenberg Fellows RAP in Melville Hall.

Moore Hall

  • Connecting with Social Justice RAP
    • Required course: History 155: Atlantic World
    • Course type: 4-credit Gen Ed (DGHS)
    • Eligible students: first-year students
  • Cultural Explorations RAP
    • Required course: AfroAm 156: Revolutionary Concepts in African American Music
    • Course type: 4-credit Gen Ed (ATDU)
    • Eligible students: first-year students
  • Exploring Society RAP
    • Required course: Sociology 106: Race, Gender, Class, and Ethnicity
    • Course type: 4-credit Gen Ed (DUSB)
    • Eligible students: first-year students

Pierpont Hall

  • Communication Majors RAP
    • Required course: Communication 125: Introduction to Rhetoric and Performance Studies
    • Course type: 3-credit course
    • Eligible students: first-year communication majors
  • Global Opportunities RAP
    • Required course: Comp Lit 141: Good and Evil
    • Course type: 4-credit Gen Ed (AL)
    • Eligible students: first-year students
  • Investigating Politics RAP
    • Required course: Poli Sci 121: World Politics
    • Course type: 4-credit Gen Ed (DGSB)
    • Eligible students: first-year students

Thoreau Hall

  • Cultural Explorations RAP
    • Required course: History 120: Latin America: The Colonial Period
    • Course type: Gen Ed (DGHS)
    • Eligible students: first-year students
  • Exploring Society RAP
    • Required course: Education 167: Education and Film
    • Course type: 4-credit Gen Ed (DUSB)
    • Eligible students: first-year students

Sylvan Residential Area

McNamara Hall

  • Transfer RAP
    • Required course: UNIV 125T: Transfer Success Seminar (formerly OASIS for Transfers)
    • Course type: 1-credit seminar
    • Eligible students: new incoming transfer students