In these communities, living and learning are truly integrated. You’ll be able to take—or even help design and teach—classes right in your residence hall, with topics ranging from politics to the arts to sustainability. And you’ll meet and befriend people who’ll help make a large university feel like home.
Housing & Living Learning Communities
Collins Living-Learning Center is at the heart of the IU Bloomington campus, located close to the Indiana Memorial Union. Students from more than 50 majors—about half of them in the College—choose to live in this unique community.
Considering becoming a Collinsite? When you do, you’ll be making a commitment to learning, diversity, and building a community. You’ll play a central role in selecting the classes offered at Collins, designing creative experiences such as Hogwarts Week and the Nutella Festival, and governing the community.Learn more about Collins
The Global Living-Learning Community (Global LLC) connects a diverse range of students from the U.S. and across the world. Located in Read Residential Center, this community is for the students who want to expand their knowledge of world affairs, languages, and cultures.
Living in the Global LLC means studying languages and international topics right in your residence hall. It's open to all majors and is the ideal residential community for any IU student interested in study or work abroad, overseas travel, global arts, language study, or international affairs."
Looking for other opportunities?
IU Bloomington offers a wide range of options, including academic, thematic, and other living learning communities. Whether you’re interested in having adventures outdoors, making a difference in the world, or exploring the role the media plays in everyday life, you’re sure to find a community that fits you.
But you don’t have to choose a learning community to meet interesting people. Living in any on-campus residence will give you the opportunity to interact with people from all walks of life.