The EXCEL (Explore, Careers, Education, Leadership) Living Learning Community is dedicated to providing the foundation for students to remain on their four year graduation path through the creation of an inspiring and engaging living learning community. EXCEL focuses on holistic learning involving the selection of a major, career exploration, academic success, and leadership. The environment within the EXCEL community fosters friendships and relationships with EXCEL students, EXCEL mentors; including, faculty and Staff members. The commitment of the EXCEL Living Learning Community is to provide enriching student experiences at Kent State University.
EXCEL is a living-learning community for new freshmen Exploratory students, designed to assist with exploring careers, education, and leadership while moving students toward selecting their major by the end of freshmen year, so that students remain on their four year graduation track.
How do I participate?
Open to first year Exploratory students at Kent State University
On your Housing Application, you must select Lake Hall and EXCEL Community as your top choices
Look for a confirmation email from the EXCEL Coordinator approving your spot in the community
Get information on how to apply or contact us with your questions