Salisbury University students on campus

Social Justice Living-Learning Community

First-year students interested in making a difference in their community and world are encouraged to join Salisbury University’s Social Justice Living Learning Community (LLC) to meet other students who share this commitment to creating a safer, more just world.

Students in downtown Salisbury

Students in the LLC program:

  • Live together in the University’s residence hall
  • Take a series of shared courses*
  • Have a dedicated faculty mentor
  • Engage in volunteer opportunities to gain a better understanding of action-orientated social justice approaches
  • Participate in trips and activities designed to provide you hands-on experiences exploring the field of social justice

*SOWK 200 – Introduction to the Social Work Profession, SOCI 201 – Social Problems, ENGL 300 – Special Topics: Social Justice in Literature

After completing the above courses, you will be half-way to earning the Social Justice minor in your first year at SU!

Beyond the classroom

This LLC provides enrichment activities focusing on the values of service, social justice, dignity of all people, relationships and integrity.

Students on a bus Students at National Folk Festival Student at Farmers Market

Recent LLC social activities & trips include:

  • National Folk Festival
  • Trampoline Park
  • Corn Maze
  • Bonfire by the water
  • Annapolis for an Advocacy Day rally
  • Washington, DC to volunteer at a food bank
  • Philadelphia to visit the Eastern State Penitentiary

Open to All Majors

Particularly supportive of pre-social work majors, the LLC is also for those students interested in advocacy and volunteer efforts that promote social justice, human rights and empowerment of oppressed peoples in our society.

Some of the programs that support the study of social justice include:

  • American Studies MINOR
  • Conflict Analysis Dispute Resolution MAJOR & MINOR
  • History MAJOR & MINOR
  • International Studies MAJOR & MINOR
  • Law, Justice & Advocacy MINOR
  • Political Science MAJOR & MINOR
  • Social Justice Studies MINOR
  • Social Studies MINOR
  • Social Work MAJOR

To learn more about the Social Justice LLC, contact Dr. Amanda Hill at

Additional information is also available on the housing LLC website.