Residential Life

In the Fall semester, students will gather together in self-contained units – ‘pods’ – that live and learn together.  These small groups of students, ranging from 7 to 18 students in size, will share a residence hall, dine together, study the same package of courses together, and likely work together.  Each Living & Learning Pod (LLP) will be dedicated to specific areas of study and supported by a small team of dedicated faculty and staff.  


Our LLP’s allow students to have close, meaningful interactions in a low-risk environment for students, staff, and faculty.  Our small community living allows for rapid response should there be a feared COVID outbreak.  LLP’s will stay together, as a quarantine unit, for a five-week academic block, with appropriate safety/hygiene methods taken for the interim transition from one pod to another. 


Here’s a quirky video too!

Dig In!

What's Cooking @ Sterling: Hearty Potato Leek Bacon Soup

Here is a lovely and satisfying soup recipe for the deep winter months.  It’s always welcomed by the community here at Sterling when the temperature drops for extended periods of…

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Community Celebration

We are so lucky to work with people that we love & enjoy and, more than that, to do so within a community that we genuinely love.  Cedar Cottage saw…

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Sterling Skyrunners

Sterling’s Mountain and Trail running Team, the Skyrunners, participated in a 50k in Stoneham, MA! The following Sterling folks made us proud: Lance Parker Jesse Keck Nathan Welleford Liz Chadwick (alum)…

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