Living Learning Communities (LLCs)

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. Application deadline for FALL 2020 incoming freshmen students: Monday, December 2nd, 2019


 Why should YOU join?


  1. If accepted, you get priority placement in LLC building or floor

  2. Specially designed courses for each LLC and participants take same course(s) together during spring and fall

  3. Statistically proven to help students transition better to college both personally and academically

  4. Dedicated faculty and staff to design out of the classroom experiences to apply learning

  5. Establish strong relationships with faculty and develop lifelong friendships

  6. 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 Based
 Interest Based



Ready to join a Living Learning Community?

Apply Now through the Housing Portal for Fall 2020 - Spring 2021!

Apply Today



You can contact the LLC Liaisons who have information regarding all LLCs or the faculty/staff advisor listed on the LLC specific page. 
All incoming first year LLC members live in M Street and our second year experience currently only has one LLC program and its is  Engineering II which will be hosted in Jones Hall.
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. 
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. 

Indicate on your initial housing application or during your housing sign up time or complete LLC resident application form and email it to You can also complete the link below to apply for an LLC. 

Apply to an LLC Program

You will meet with academic advisor and self select required course(s)
LLC Liaison


Doc Bryan 211
1605 Coliseum Drive
Russellville, AR 72801

Colette Tobias, Assistant Dean
Phone: (479) 968-0376