Be the next generation of problem solvers

This community welcomes all engineering students and provides opportunities for you to succeed academically through sharing knowledge, building a strong support network, and having fun. 

You will participate in your community through social events, networking dinners, faculty and alumni engagement, service projects and off-campus trips.

This Living Learning Community requires students to take an academic course connected to the community. You will be pre-enrolled in the LLC course, which will be included in your academic schedule prior to summer orientation.

Community details

Fall 2023 - Spring 2024

This community is open to all students who intend pursue the following majors: Biomedical Engineering Chemical Engineering  Civil Engineering Electrical Engineering Environmental Engineering Industrial Engineering Mechanical Engineering


Brett R.
"I enjoy being able to take the same classes as my floor and we can do homework together. It's great to have an academic support system right on your floor."
Brett R.
Kyle F.
"I enjoy being able to take the same classes as my peers. Being a part of this community means I always have someone to study with right across my hall."
Kyle F.

Locations for 2023-24

Why Living Learning Communities?

Learn from others and enhance your residence hall experience.

Community courses

Introduction to engineering student life; electronic resources; keys to and skills for success; coping with adversity; selecting a major; advising; curriculum choices and career objectives; ethics; communication; internships and co-ops; job search skills.

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Community contact

Amy Baumgartner

Amy Baumgartner

Associate director for residence education - academic initiatives

Campus partners

A campus partner is a faculty or staff member on the University of Iowa campus that is passionate about the community and who meets regularly with a designated LLC team. These individuals guide the learning component of the community, may teach the course in common and can help connect you to various resources across campus.

Jane Dorman