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Living-Learning Communities

10 Unique Options to Help You Find Where You Belong.

One of the benefits of living in our residence halls is the opportunity to find where you belong. Our living-learning communities (LLC) connect you instantly to a group of peers with similar interests and help to optimize your Illinois experience.

How to Apply

In your Housing contract, you will indicate your preference to live in an LLC and complete the LLC essay.

Business LLC

Designed to serve you if you wish to pursue business as a field of study, seek to enhance their interest in business, or want to develop a foundational understanding of how business interacts with other fields.

Exploration LLC

A community for you to explore your interests and abilities and how they translate into academic goals. Program staff include housing advisors as well as academic and career counselors to aid you in your career preparations.

Global Crossroads LLC

A community if you are interested in world events, planning a future that includes international work/service or want to learn from different cultures.

Honors LLC

Designed specifically for James Scholars and Campus Honors Program students, this community offers special interdisciplinary courses, allowing you greater interaction with Honors faculty. Curricular and co-curricular aspects are designed around the LLC’s three pillars: Inquiry, Civic Engagement and Leadership.

Innovation LLC

This community welcomes you if you thrive on innovation, entrepreneurship and creativity. Innovation features The Garage, a dedicated workspace that you will use as you develop your new businesses and projects. On-site staff members are available to assist as you navigate the ample entrepreneurial and creative resources on campus and in the surrounding areas.

Intersections LLC

A close-knit community where you can find deeper ways to talk about race and culture, more fully understand different life experiences and points of view and learn to live in a diverse community.

Leadership Experience through Academic Development and Service (LEADS) LLC

The LEADS program fosters and supports your innate leadership in the community. Programming is focused on building self-development, communication skills, and group dynamics, as well as exploring service opportunities both on campus and in the local Champaign-Urbana community.

Sustainability LLC

Live and learn about diverse aspects of sustainability in a variety of ways: academically, organically and experientially. Come together with students – and professors - of different backgrounds to explore your interest in and commitment to sustainable living.

Unit One LLC

Unit One is a living-learning community made up of all Allen Hall residents. The Unit One program provides you with a creative and intellectually stimulating atmosphere in a lively and engaging community.

Women In Math, Science and Engineering (WIMSE) LLC

The WIMSE community provides a supportive environment if you are an undergraduate female student in a mathematics, science or engineering curriculum. WIMSE provides an active academic and social network designed to ease student transition to the university and facilitate student academic success.