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Living Learning Communities

Living Learning Communities (LLCs) are available to students who are enrolled in the colleges, schools and programs listed below. Students live with other students from the same academic program, making it easy to form study groups or project teams. Each community is assigned to a specific area in a residence hall and organize their own social and academic activities, from informal gatherings to lecture series.

Please note that with the exception of the Honors Community in Bentley Hall, only first-year students can apply to live in an LLC.


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Biomedical Engineering Living Learning Community

The Biomedical Engineering Living Learning Community (located in Myers Hall) will review completed housing applications for inclusion in the learning community and students will be notified via email of their acceptance status no later than Wednesday, May 27, 2020. For more information about this program, contact Elise Bryers, Undergraduate Student Advisor (emb53@drexel.edu).



Civic Engagement LLC

Civic Engagement Living Learning Community

The Civic Engagement Living Learning Community (CE-LLC) provides students an opportunity to integrate their academics with civic engagement. Students will enter Drexel with a cohort of classmates interested in exploring their civic pathways and charting a path within their discipline for social action and change. The CE-LLC allows students to build community with one another around issues of shared importance, while also offering a sense of belonging on campus.

The CE-LLC is a partnership between the Lindy Center for Civic Engagement and the Criminology & Justice Studies department in the College of Arts and Sciences. Questions about the program can be directed to Dr. Cyndi Rickards, associate teaching professor in Criminology & Justice Studies and Faculty Fellow in the Lindy Center for Civic Engagement, at crr46@drexel.edu.



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College of Computing & Informatics Living Learning Community

The College of Computing & Informatics (CCI) Living Learning Community (located in Myers Hall) will review all housing applications submitted prior to May 22, 2020 for inclusion in the learning community. Students will be notified via Drexel email of their acceptance into the learning community no later than May 28, 2020. Please direct questions to Will Ahern, Academic Advisor (wta24@drexel.edu).


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College of Nursing and Health Professions Living Learning Community

Students who apply for the College of Nursing and Health Professions Living Learning Community (located in Myers Hall) will be notified via email of their acceptance status into the learning community no later than Thursday, May 28, 2020. For more information about this program, contact Andrea Perry, Academic Advisor (amm26@drexel.edu).



Engineering Living Learning Community

The College of Engineering Living Learning Communities (ELC) (located in Myers hall) provides a unique living and learning opportunity for first-year engineering students by offering a collaborative environment where students come together with advisors, peers, and upperclassmen to learn, socialize, and support one another. As members of the ELC, all students live in Myers Hall, take first-year engineering courses together, and have the opportunity to engage in ELC-specific social and professional events. In order to apply, please indicate your intent on the Housing and Residential Living application by Friday, May 22, 2020. Questions about the program should be directed to Micalena Sallavanti and Tom Hindman, ELC Coordinators.


First-Year Exploratory Studies Living Learning Community

FYES College Learning Community

The First-Year Exploratory Studies (FYES) Living Learning Community which is located in Millennium Hall for the 2020–2021 academic year, is available to all incoming FYES students. Along with the academic benefits of having study groups organized right at your front door, its also a great way to form long-lasting friendships. Once you have confirmed your enrollment at Drexel University, you can elect to join the FYES Learning Community in your housing application. We will accept all applications until space reach capacity. Questions about the program can be directed to Marna Mozeff, Interim Managing Director and Faculty (mam25@drexel.edu).


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Honors Program Living Learning Community

The Honors Living-Learning Community will be housed in Bentley Hall and provides quality programming to students within the Pennoni Honors College including Honors Program, STAR and Custom Designed students. While first year students outside of the Pennoni Honors College are welcome to apply for the Honors Living-Learning Community, priority will be given to students who are PHC affiliated.

Students in this community will receive access to specialized workshops, events, and advising and will benefit from living with other engaged and academically focused students from all different majors and colleges. The deadline to apply to the Honors Living-Learning Community is May 22, 2020. After reviewing applications, students will be notified via Drexel email of their acceptance into the living-learning community no later than May 27, 2020. Students with questions about this learning community should contact Julia Wisniewski, Assistant Director, Honors Program at jgw37@drexel.edu.


Liberty Scholars Living Learning Community

Liberty Scholars Learning CommunityOnce enrolled in the Liberty Scholars program, students will be automatically accepted and assigned into the Liberty Scholars Living Learning Community, housed in Bentley Hall. Students will still need to select the Liberty Scholars on their housing application. For more information about this program, visit the Liberty Scholars web page or contact Bernetta McCall-Millon, Director, Communications Strategy and Liberty Scholars (mccallbc@drexel.edu).


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LeBow College of Business Living Learning Community

LeBow College of Business Living Learning Communitywill be housed in Myers Hall. Completed housing applications will be reviewed by May 22, 2020 and accepted students will be notified via email. For more information about this program, contact Michelle Pearl, Program Manager, Undergraduate Programs (mdp49@drexel.edu).


ROTC Living Learning Community

ROTC College Learning Community

The mission of the ROTC Living Learning Community (LLC) is to offer a living space that is accommodating to the lifestyle of ROTC cadets, promote academic success, and build sense of community among ROTC cadets. The ROTC LLC creates a collaborative environment and improves the overall student experience with a residential living experience tailored towards ROTC cadets. Incoming and Upperclassmen ROTC cadets will live close together in Caneris hall. In order to apply, please indicate your intent on the Housing application by Friday, May 22, 2020. Questions about the program should be directed to Mr. Kyle Stewart, armyrotc@drexel.edu.


Westphal Living Learning Community

Westphal College Learning Community

Westphal College of Media Arts & Design will review completed housing applications for inclusion in the learning community (located in Myers Hall) and students will be notified via email of their acceptance status no later than Thursday, May 28, 2020. Students are encouraged to apply early, as admittance is on a first-come, first-served basis. The community enables students to expound upon their classroom knowledge through academic exploration and idea exchange with their fellow artists and designers, and experiences Resident Assistants. For more information about this program, contact Katie Gross, (katiegross@drexel.edu).

Mural Art Projects - Westphal College Learning Community