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Exploring Living Learning Community







The Exploring Living Learning Community is a program linked with the Office of Academic Advising. 
Through intentional programming and collaboration with the Department of Residence,
the Exploring Living Learning Community will help incoming freshmen and current student’s transition,
explore their academic career path, and succeed in their college career.

As a member of the Exploring Living Learning Community in Bender Hall (Room 115), you will have
the opportunity to explore careers and academic majors,enhance you personal and academic skills
for success as well as gain meaningful experiences of involvement, service and programming.

In this community you will also:

  • Get involved with student organizations and clubs
  • Explore career and academic majors
  • Connect with campus resources
  • Attend events and activities focused on assisting your exploration

Programs hosted by The Exploring Living Learning Community 


Student 2 Student programs are interactive and led by current UNI students. The programs focus on the academic component as well as hands on learning. Students will learn about the club or organization on campus and then participate in an activity led by students.


This program takes place in the Rialto Dining Center and is a come and go event.  Students have the opportunity to meet with current students from a variety of clubs, organizations and offices on campus. Each Dine and Discuss program is different. 














Check out a list of upcoming events in the Exploring Living Learning Community


For more information, contact us at or call the Office of Academic Advising at (319) 273-3406.


Natalie, 2016-17 Bender PAiR

I was a part of the ELLC for two years, and it was a great environment for me. The ELLC allowed me to explore my options with majors, helped me to create and become a part of the Bender Hall community, and connected me to like-minded students in a fun way.