Harrington School of Communication and Media
Living and Learning Community

The Harrington School of Communication and Media Living and Learning Community provides first-year students with a living environment that promotes personal growth, academic success, and a smooth transition from high school to college. See an overview of LLCs at URI.


Incoming first-year students admitted with a Harrington School major who request on-campus housing are automatically eligible for assignment to the Harrington School LLC residence hall.

Learn more about Living and Learning Community housing assignments.

Programming and Traditions

Here are just a few of the opportunities available to you through the Harrington School LLC as a first year student, whether or not you live in Butterfield Hall:

  • Meet Harrington School faculty
  • Get in-depth and one-on-one academic advising and help with registering for the classes you want
  • Exclusive access to tour facilities
  • Learn about clubs and organizations to complement your classes and experience
  • Yoga sessions and other stress-reducing activities
  • Film nights and discussions
  • Learn about study abroad from students who have done it
  • Door-to-Door advising by peers
  • Digital media workshops in our multi-million-dollar communication and media hub
  • Career and internship advising from Harrington School career specialists
  • Exclusive VIP trips to NYC–participate in the audience of a TV Show

Staff and Contacts

Resident Academic Mentor (RAM)

Jonah Steinweh-Adler

Majors: Journalism & History

Class Year: 2025

Hometown: North Kingstown, RI


Academic Partner

Alana Bibeau, Assistant Professor Sociology