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Leadership Learning Community

The Leadership Learning Community (LLC) is a learning community comprised of three broad components: Academic, Residential, and Experiential. The LLC is a mutually supportive environment that intentionally challenges members to further their character, integrity, personal and global awareness, and ability to inspire others.

Currently, the LLC houses approximately 60 first-year and 20 second-year students in the Leadership House located in Eddy Hall within the Alumni Quadrangle Residences. Members of the LLC engage in Academic, Residential, and Experiential opportunities:

Academic Component

First year students take an introductory UNIV 1810 course (1 credit)  while non-first year students take an UNIV 3820 course (1 credit) during the Fall and Spring. Topics include: 

UNIV 1810 Course: UNIV 3820 Course:
Personal Leadership Development Transformational Leadership
Time Management & Goal Setting Ethical Decision Making
Group Dynamics Conflict Management
Civic Engagement & Civility StrengthsQuest


Residential Component

The community built on the residential floor supplements the classroom experience. Members of the LLC socialize, study, and support one another within the community. The LLC is further supported by:

Two Resident Assistants
Two Live-In Student Mentors


Experiential Component

The final component to the LLC includes the experiences provided outside of the classroom and residential community. Supported by the Leadership Office, students in the LLC have the opportunity to explore leadership in the real world. LLC events include:

Four Arrows Challenge Course Retreat
Learning Community Field Day
Leadership Lectures & Presentations
Monthly Residential House Meetings
Off-Campus Leadership Trips
Talent Show
LLC Spring Cup
Movie Nights


 More Info:

Meet the Staff: LLC Team
Learn more about First Year Programs: UConn FYP
Leadership Learning Community on Facebook LLC on Facebook