Lichens are a group of symbiotic organisms sometimes made up of members from three different kingdoms. Likewise, the LICHENS living learning community is a mix of Biology, Chemistry/Biochemistry, and Environmental Studies majors. It is a group of students that all have a genuine love for science and scientific exploration of all kinds.


Explore theĀ LICHENS Syllabus


  • Live with a small community with other science majors
  • Participate in science outreach opportunities
  • Science-themed social activities like trips to local science museums and exploring the science behind some of your favorite meals


Students must be interested in pursuing a major in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology, Environmental Studies, or Environmental and Ecological Science.


Elon’s newly constructed East Residential Neighborhood.

How do I apply?

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