What is the LLC?
Living-Learning Communities (LLC) enable students to form a community with their peers. By living, taking classes, and participating in various co-curricular activities together, students enhance their overall experience at the university.
Why should you join a Living-Learning Community?
In addition to forming a community, students participating in an LLC become empowered, engaged and enhanced by improved academic skills and personal development. LLCs ease the college transition and improve student retention. Not only does LLCs provide an opportunity for faculty, staff, and students to engage beyond the classroom, they also foster an environment that is conducive to collegiality and camaraderie.
Students who participated in LLC this past year were involved in:
- Field trips
- Friendships before beginning class
- Networking with professional members of the community
- Traveling abroad
- A film series
- Planning and implementing a communing project that gave meals to families in need in the community
How do you join a Living-Learning Community?
On the Housing application, you will be able to express interest in an LLC. Once the form has been processed, you will receive information on the necessary steps of becoming a member. If you have additional questions about a specific LLC, please visit the follow link
to contact a coordinator.
As a result of participating in a Living-Learning Community, students will:
- Demonstrate improved critical thinking skills as evidenced through their ability to R.E.A.S.O.N. (Reflect, Evaluate, Argue, Solve, Obtain, Network;
- Work together outside of class on course activities with peers as well as campus and community partners;;
- Recognize connections across disciplines and connections between academic and real-world experiences using integrative and experiential learning;
- Experience higher achievement levels as demonstrated by their academic success, persistence and retention at the University.