SHaRP Living Learning Community and Scholars Program in the GT College of Sciences

College of Sciences' SHaRP Living Learning Community

The Science, Health and Related Professions (SHaRP) Living Learning Community (LLC) provides students with a strong foundation for success in pre-health  programs of study (pre-medicine, pharmacy, dentistry, animal/veterinarian science, physical therapy, nursing, physician assistance). Pre-health students in the College of Sciences are strongly encouraged to apply (i.e., those students with a major in the Schools of Biological Sciences, Chemistry & Biochemistry, Earth & Atmospheric Sciences, Mathematics, Physics and Psychology). Students in other majors may be accepted into the program if space is available.

The program includes:

  • Residence in the SHaRP Pre-health LLC in the Caldwell Freshmen Experience residence hall on West Campus.

  • Co-enrollment with other participants in a set of pre-health focused core classes (e.g., chemistry, biology, mathematics, English, GT1000).

  • Small-group meetings with a wide variety of practicing health care professionals as part of the Pre-health Professional Networking Series.

  • Behind-the-scenes access to health care centers and research laboratories.

  • Attendance at the SHaRP Community Retreat (fall) and Doctors' Dinner (spring).

  • Coordination with the Office of Prehealth Advising and the GT Pre-Med and other Pre-Health Student Organizations
  • Other social and professional development opportunities.

Please note that there is a $200 SHaRP LLC program fee per semester (i.e. fall 2017 and spring 2018) that covers the cost of excursions, professional development activities and social activities.

If you have any questions, please email:

Download the SHaRP flyer

Apply to the SHaRP LLC