Nuestro Hogar

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Nuestro Hogar seeks to create a space for Latinx students to come together and form a community. Nuestro Hogar intends to be an inclusive and welcoming environment for all those who value the Latinx community, culture, and identities.  This is accomplished through participating in events and activities on the Marquette campus and in the surrounding Milwaukee communities.

Students who live in Nuestro Hogar Living-Learning Community:

  • Cook delicious meals together
  • Attend cultural events on campus and in the Milwaukee community
  • Speak Spanish together
  • Enjoy time together during weekly community nights

*To be eligible to live in Nuestro Hogar, you must be a native or heritage Spanish speaker, or have completed/placed out of or will be enrolled in Spanish 3001 in Fall 2021. 

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Where will students be housed?

Nuestro Hogar is housed on the 17th and 18th floor of Straz Tower. The community is mixed gender to accommodate all and is comprised of first and second-year students.

Straz Tower has many great amenities to offer students living in the LLC:

How do I apply?

Second year students: The application is at the bottom of the page. Priority application is March 5, 2021, all applications are due March 19, 2021

First year students: To be a part of this community, select Straz Tower as your building preference and Nuestro Hogar and your preferred room type when you complete your housing preference online by June 1, 2021. No additional application is required. 

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Additional Questions?

If you have any questions, please contact Tracy Gerth-Antoniewicz, Assistant Director for Residence Life Education, at


To apply for the Nuestro Hogar Living Learning Community for the 2021-2022 academic year, please complete the form below. 

Priority deadline is March 5, 2021 (all applications due March 19, 2021)

Native Speaker
Are you a Native or Heritage Spanish speaker?
Spanish 3001
If you are not a Native or Heritage speaker, will have you taken, or will you be taking Spanish 3001 in the Fall of 2020
Room Type Preference
Do you have a room type preference?
Preferred Roommate
Do you have a preferred roommate?
If you have a preferred roommate, please list their name(s). (They must also apply and be accepted into the Nuestro Hogar program)
Please share why you are interested in living in Nuestro Hogar, including what will you be able to contribute to this living-learning program and what do hope to gain from it?
Please list activities, community service experiences, organizations and programs related to Latinex cultures that you have been engaged with in high school or while at Marquette. Include such things as studying or traveling abroad, support or celebration of culture.
Is there anything else that you would like to share as we consider your acceptance into this program?