Living Learning Communities at ATU
Living Learning Communities are specialized living environments connected to co-curricular
activities that enhance participants overall academic experience. Participants are
connected to their peers through shared common interest/major, same building/floor,
and enroll in the same course associated with their specific LLC.
To collectively enhance and support the missions of the institution by providing co-curricular
experiences that enrich learning and academic performance through curriculum driven
programs and intentional interactions.
Our Living Learning Communities will help participants progress towards their academic
goals and build meaningful campus connections.
*Participants who commit to participating in this program may be asked to move in early and
participate in an LLC transition to college experience.
Why should YOU join?
- If accepted, you get priority placement in LLC building or floor
- Specially designed courses for each LLC and participants take same course(s) together
during spring and fall
- Statistically proven to help students transition better to college both personally
- Dedicated faculty and staff to design out of the classroom experiences to apply learning
- Establish strong relationships with faculty and develop lifelong friendships
- Unique exclusive opportunities:
- Major specific programs and services, conference attendance opportunities, study abroad
opportunities, travel away, LLC specific tutors, faculty access, specialty labs, connections
to alumni and potential career opportunities/internships (exclusive opportunities
vary from LLC to LLC)
Living Learning Communities (LLCs)
Major & interest Based
For incoming freshmen and returning students in
Electrical or Mechanical Engineering Majors.
For any incoming freshmen and returning students with a passion for Esports.
For any incoming freshmen and returning students admitted into the honors program.
Ready to join a Living Learning Community?
Apply Now through the Housing Portal
Faculty and StafF
Are you a faculty or staff member wanting to start a Living Learning Community?
Faculty and staff connections are essential to student success.
Frequently Asked Questions
Who can I contact about the LLC?
You can contact the LLC Liaisons who have information regarding all LLCs or the faculty/staff
advisor listed on the LLC specific page.
Where are the LLCs Located?
LLC members will live in different halls. STACK-Gaming LLC will live in Paine; Engineering
I & II, in Paine; starting AY 23-24 Leadership will have no specific building assigned,
students may live in any of the halls; and Honors in M Street.
What are the benefits of living in an LLC?
LLCs give students the opportunity to live in an academically focused living environment
to excel the academic and social experience of living on campus. Students living in
LLCs will create long-lasting relationships with students who have similar interests
and career goals.
Who is eligible to live an LLC?
All LLCs have different requirements to be considered to live in the communities.
Most of our LLCs require you to be a first time incoming freshmen student and have
declared a specific major/college program to be considered in an LLC. Please see the
individual LLC pages above for more details.
How do I sign up?
Complete the link below to apply for an LLC. The link will take you to the housing
portal. The LLC application is part of the housing application. For questions, email
Apply to an LLC Program
How will I enroll in the classes?
You will meet with academic advisor and self select required course(s)
Doc Bryan 153
1605 Coliseum Drive
Russellville, AR 72801
Luke Hams, Director of Residence Education
Phone: (479) 968-0376