Johnston Center for Integrative Studies

About the Johnston Center for Integrative Studies

The Johnston educational process seeks to give students extensive ownership of their education. In Johnston, students forge individualized educational paths in the context of an intentional community.  To achieve this, Johnston brings together bright, creative, independent, and active students with a genuine interest in academic and civic pursuits—it is a place where diversity is cherished and ideas are debated. Today some 200 talented and passionate Redlands students live and learn together in the Johnston complex, which includes two residence halls, faculty offices, a coffee house, classrooms, and community spaces.

Academics

Johnston is based on the idea that you should love what you are learning and that you should share your learning process with the people around you.

Community

Johnston's intentional, consensus-based community brings students together with faculty and staff.

Rituals & Traditions

"Johnston seemed so open so natural, it was a perfect fit. You’re not just going to college, taking classes, and taking orders. Here you are living your degree. Johnston’s quirkiness attracted me. The quote that comes to mind is ‘I can just be me’."- Zach Adler ‘18

At Johnston I was able to...