HLS Living-Learning Center

Join a globally conscious community

One of the best ways to connect with a diverse group of classmates from around the world is living in the Hamilton Lugar School Living-Learning Center.

The HLS LLC is a tight-knit residential community of engaged, globally minded students just like you. Located in Spruce Hall, one of IU’s most modern facilities, the LLC puts you on the path to global leadership through a tailored program of activities such as simulations, student-run debates, and professional development opportunities.

Residents also travel for weekend retreats and take a credited course that brings leading scholars to the classroom.

Fast facts

  • Hamilton Lugar School Direct Admits receive preferential consideration.
  • The LLC is open to students of all majors at all stages in their undergraduate journey.
  • Selected applicants are eligible for a $1,000 scholarship toward housing costs.

2020-21 housing applications

Housing for incoming students

All first-year undergraduate students are required to live in university housing for at least two semesters. To apply, choose the HLS LLC as your top preference on your IU housing application. Then, complete and submit the supplemental HLS LLC application.

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Housing for current students

The 2020–21 housing sign-up process for current students will begin on October 1. The sign-up process will run over multiple time periods through November 1 and January 2020. 

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