The best way to introduce the LLC experience is to listen to what past participants have said. Here you'll find a small sample of the feedback we've received.
“Meeting people off the bat with interests similar to your own is a quick and easy way to make new friends."
"It's great! I never met people I connected with so fast in my life. It's because of the themed LLC that you get people with the same characteristics and beliefs as yourself that makes transition to college so much easier."
“I’ve really enjoyed having a specific LLC class with the people that I live with because it’s created a better sense of community.”
“Living in the LLC has been a great experience. Having students in my class close by made studying and doing homework more convenient. I found myself being more successful within my classes because of this learning environment.”
"Living in an LLC theme building has been so much fun! There are so many activities to take part in and so many opportunities that I would have missed had I not lived in the LLC."
“Being in an LLC enabled me to have a personal connection with my professor, a chance I would’ve never had if I had gone to a bigger university.”
“Living in an LLC is awesome! Our floor is a family!”
“Living with my classmates in my precept class motivated me to study in groups and ultimately helped me to succeed in the class.” –Audrey Miciano
“Living with other students in the Honors Program has been a great experience because I automatically recognized a few faces in my honors classes and my classmates are easily accessible for studying and homework help.”
“Living in an Honors LLC this year is the greatest freshmen living experience I can imagine. The girls that living in my hall are and forever will be some of my greatest friends. Making new connections is a breeze since everyone is so close right from the beginning. Professors are willing to make themselves available to you.”
“My preceptor has helped me to adjust to college life extraordinarily. He helped me connect to my peers and create a community within the honors LLC.”
“It was such a great idea to make Honor’s Program live together. I loved seeing them study together every night. They were all hard working students who knew how to balance socializing and studying which was embodied by the whole LLC idea…living and learning together”
–Kaela McCabe, Honors LLC RA
“The Social Justice LLC helped me meet new people who were passionate about the same things I was- awareness and community togetherness.”
“Living with other members of the Social Justice LLC has helped to connect with other students in my precept and with my advisor.” –Kara Skarzynski
“The LLCs help residents who are less involved find a better sense of direction towards what they want to do and who they want to be.”
–Jose Felix, Social Justice LLC RA
“My residents became really close and it was a great way to introduce students to a conversation around social justice.”
–Katie Johnson, Social Justice LLC RA
“I’ve thoroughly enjoyed the activities and field trips. It’s great to connect the themes of my sustainability LLC to San Diego.”
"I'm really glad to have picked the Sustainability LLC for my freshman year. It's a great chance to develop new friendships with people who have the same interests. The LLC always keeps me updated on events and activities within the San Diego community. It has allowed me to feel more connected to my new community and has broadened my knowledge of sustainability through the green efforts on the USD campus and in San Diego."
“The LLCs were a great way for my floor to bond. I felt like it made them closer and they get to have fun!”
–Erin Williams, Sustainability LLC RA
“My residents that were part of the Sustainability LLC enjoy the classes and other programs connected to sustainability at USD.” –Samantha Jasa, Sustainability LLC RA