Living Learning Communities

As a member of a Living Learning Community at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, you get to be a part of a “community within a community” by living in the residence halls among students with similar interests.

There is no additional cost to be part of an LLC. Living in an LLC makes it easier to meet classmates, form study groups, and get involved in leadership opportunities. Students in LLCs report making friends faster, have higher GPAs, and graduate at a better rate than students who do not live in LLCs.

Department LLCs

Art & Design RiverView Residence Hall

“The best part of being in the LLC was definitely living with the same students in my class. Since we all lived next door to one another, we could easily all work on our projects together and help each other think of ideas or how to improve our work. Additionally, I met my closest friends in the LLC, so that’s a plus. Also by being in the LLC, I was surrounded by other students who were dedicated to studying art and worked hard in all they did, and I think that being around people with that ‘go for it all and I want the best’ mentality really helped me to become more serious and determined to grow myself as an artist, as well. I guess that determination is how I successfully was awarded the Laurence Rathsack scholarship last spring.” – Caroline Walser, LLC Student

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Film, Video, Animation & New GenresCambridge Commons

“It was fun to finally be in a space where I could work with other creative people who brought their own vision, talent, and ideas to the table.” – Thomas Hays, LLC Student

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Performing Arts | Sandburg Hall

The Performing Arts LLC offers Dance, Music, Musical Theatre, and Theatre students the opportunity to live in a supportive arts community–as individual artists in a collaborative environment. Group activities include trips and group projects designed to broaden understanding and awareness of all performing arts. Located across campus from Peck School of the Arts, the Performing Arts LLC is a four-year residential experience.

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When you sign your Housing Contract, select your intended LLC from the website’s drop-down menu.