University of Southern Indiana

Creative Expressions Living Learning Community

What feeds your soul? Do you like to create art, write, or act? Maybe you’re going to be the next famous YouTuber or be in broadcast media. Students of all majors* who believe in creative expression are welcome to join this LLC. In addition to taking classes together, your LLC might host a poetry slam, go to USI theater performances, start a YouTube channel, or decorate USI’s sidewalks.

LLC Classes: 

Fall Semester:

  • UNIV 101: First Year Experience (Core 39 class, Foundations)
  • Art 104: Design in Materials (Core 39 class, Ways of Knowing - Creative and Aesthetic Expression) 

Spring Semester:

  • ENG 201: Rhetoric and Composition II: Literacy and the World (Core 39 class, Foundations)
  • CMST 101: Public Speaking (Core 39 class, Foundations)

LLC Signature Experiences:

What will your LLC do? Will you have an improv comedy night? A poetry slam? Will you yarn-bomb the USI campus? Decorate the sidewalks with chalk murals? Will you make a pact to attend all the USI theatre events PLUS a whole bunch of community performances? Will you all sign up for NaNoWriMo and create novels during the month of November? Will you make pottery for USI's Empty Bowls event? THE SKY'S THE LIMIT and you'll get to decide! 

STAY TUNED for the grand reveal of your LLC Mentor for 2020-2021. 

How do I apply? 

  1. Apply for Housing, housing applications are available on December 2 on myUSI.
  2. Click on the red housing icon on the left and follow the instructions.
  3. After you've completed the main housing application, you will see a link to a special LLC application. You must complete the LLC application IN ADDITION to the main housing application. On the LLC application, you can rank which LLCs you're interested in. 
  4. That's it! :) You'll hear back from us before you come for orientation! We begin processing LLC applications in January! 

For general LLC questions, please .

If you need more assistance, you can also contact , Director of Living Learning Communities.

*Due to accreditation requirements, Engineering students can only live in the Engineering LLC.

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