Yes, without this component it would not be a living/learning community.
No, you can remain in EXCEL and Lake Hall throughout your freshman year.
Yes, we allow non-exploratory roommates.
There is no additional charge for being a member of EXCEL.
EXCEL participants are accepted on a first come, first serve basis. Your space in EXCEL is not secured for you until residence services has received your room deposit. Your housing assignment is sent in July.
It is mandatory that EXCEL students live in Lake Hall, take a common core of classes, engage in the community, meet with your peer mentor, and have a positive attitude.