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Frequently Asked Questions


 

There is no additional cost for a Living Learning Program.

However, some LLPs require students to register for specific classes; please refer to the individual LLP descriptions for additional requirements.

LLPs are an ideal way to make friends with peers who have similar interests.  Living in an LLP also gives you access to campus and faculty resources to enhance your educational experience! Research shows that students who participate in an LLP have higher academic success rates, higher college graduation rates, higher levels of satisfaction with their college experience, and an easier time connecting with their peers.

Living Learning Programs are designed to encourage and support you as a student!  We strongly encourage all LLP members to participate in LLP events and activities, as their academic schedule permits.  Time commitment can vary, but expect a minimum commitment of 1-2 hours for a regular week. The more involved you are, the more you will get out of the experience!  

Some LLP's are academic year specific. Refer to  the individual LLP descriptions for more specific information.

Find which LLP is right for you--an LLP tied to your major, extracurriculars or just something you are interested in! Refer to the individual LLP descriptions to find the LLP for you!

You can apply for an LLP through your WKU housing application.

Some LLPs may require additional steps. Refer to the individual LLP descriptions for additional instructions.

Apply for Housing at WKU

You can list up to two (2) LLP preferences on your housing application, however, you may only be admitted into one LLP.

Whether you’re changing your major or just found a new interest, you are able to update your LLP preference in the Housing Application.

Changes can be made to your housing application through the WKU Housing Portal through March 31st. 

How to Make a Change
  1. Login to the WKU Housing Portal.
  2. Choose "Apply for Housing" from the top menu.
  3. Select the application term.
  4. Use the application checklist links at the top of the application screen to choose which page(s) you would like to edit.
  5. Choose "save and continue" on each page you are editing to save the changes.

Update My Application

Assignments are made in date-received order from when your deposit is submitted. Making changes to your application does not affect your date-received status. 

Once you have selected an LLP preference on your housing application, the LLP organizer(s) will be in contact regarding your next steps.

All LLP students are required to live with another person from their LLP. However, you are welcome to communicate with the LLP Coordinator once they have reached out to you regarding your LLP of a preferred roommate who is also in the LLP. Additionally, upon searching for a roommate through the housing portal we encourage you to look for someone else who has preferenced the same LLP as you.

Yes! You and your preferred roommate can participate together in our interdisciplinary or interest-based programs. 

Our interdisciplinary programs, which are available to students of any major, include the Sustainability and Leadership & Communication LLPs. 

Our interest-based programs include:

  • Chinese Flagship
  • Global Living
  • ISEC Academy (Intercultural Student Engagement Center)
  • Stonewall Suites (LGBT+)
  • ROTC
  • Transfer 

You have the option to select someone through the housing portal who has also preferenced the same Living Learning Program as you. However, you can wait to select a roommate and be placed with a roommate by housing staff and the LLP Coordinator.

Yes! However, you will need to live in the residence hall required of your LLP. This means you would not live in the honors-only residence hall (Minton). 

Yes! As an undeclared/exploratory student, you have the option to participate in our interdisciplinary or interest-based programs.

Our interdisciplinary programs, which are available to students of any major, include the Sustainability and Leadership & Communication LLPs. 

Our interest-based programs include:

  • Chinese Flagship
  • Global Living
  • ISEC Academy (Intercultural Student Engagement Center)
  • Stonewall Suites (LGBT+)
  • ROTC
  • Transfer 


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