How to Join

Students are encouraged to apply to be part of the Engineering Village @ The Commons.  If you decide to join, the application is contained in the on-campus housing application. Review the step-by-step instructions below for more details.

  1. Login to the myHousing Portal at
  2. Complete your Housing Application. This includes paying your application fee and electronically signing your housing contract.
  3. The Portal will display a screen called Living Learning Programs and show all available LLPs. Choose “Yes” to “Are you interested in applying to be part of a Living Learning Program?” Click Save & Continue.
  4. The next page, Living Learning Program Preferences, will invite you to preference up to three but a minimum of one Living Learning Program.  Select “Engineering Village” as your first choice.  Click Save & Continue.
    • You will have the option to select multiple areas of interest to connect with other students in the Engineering Village.  Please note that “areas of interest” will not be used to drive your final housing assignment within the village.
  5. All LLPs require you to answer the following two common questions. If you are preferencing and applying for more than one community, be sure to answer the questions in a way that makes sense to all the communities. Consider writing out your answers before you start your Housing Application. Provide your responses and click Save & Continue.
    • What do you hope to gain from a Living Learning Program?
    • How do you plan to contribute as an active participant in a Living Learning Program?
  6. Please note that the Engineering Honors Community of Scholars (ECOS) will have a supplemental application, or more steps, to fully complete the ECOS application.

That’s it! Check your Texas A&M University email address on or before the LLP Application Notification date to learn if you were accepted. Be sure to accept or decline your acceptance or alternate offer if you are extended one.