Performing Arts Community - University Commons

Are you a future STEM star with a secret passion for the performing arts?  Welcome to our Performing Arts Living and Learning Community at Missouri S&T—where science meets the stage in perfect harmony!  Immerse yourself in a dynamic, supportive environment where you can pursue your love for theater, music, dance, and more while excelling in your engineering and STEM studies.  Join a vibrant community of like-minded peers who share your dual passion and collaborate on projects that fuse technology with creativity.  From innovative set designs to performance techniques you’ll use throughout your career, our unique program will nurture your artistic talents while you create and innovate in the world of STEM.  Don’t miss this chance to shine on and off the stage and be part of something extraordinary!

Members can look forward to attending campus and community music and theater events together at reduced cost, as well as a service trip to Nashville including a VIP tour of the Grand Ole’ Opry.  Students applying for the Performing Arts Community should plan to be involved in music, arts or theater productions on campus and/or take a course or courses in these areas.


Members of the performing Arts Community will live together in University Commons.  University Commons offers 8 person apartments consisting of 4 double rooms, 2 bathrooms, a kitchen and living room space. A dedicated music practice room will be available in the hall for those that may wish to take advantage of this. More information on University Commons can be found here

Four Person Apartment

Bedroom dimensions: 7'11" x 13'
Kitchen Dimensions: 10' x 13'
Living Room Dimensions: 10' x 13'

Eight Person Apartment

Bedroom dimensions: 10'6" x 16'
Kitchen Dimensions: 11' x 10'
Living Room Dimensions: 11' x 16'

Room Features

  • Apartment-style rooms consisting of a kitchen and living room area, two bathrooms, and four bedrooms
  • Each bedroom features an xl twin bed, dresser, desk and chair per student
  • Two open closets for double suites, one large open closet for singles
  • Cable streaming and 5g internet access

Apartment Features

  • Living room with a sectional couch, table with four chairs, and entertainment stand
  • Kitchen with a microwave, full-size fridge, and an oven