Frequently Asked Questions
- Do I have to live in Lake Hall?
Yes, without this component it would not be a living/learning community.
- If I declare a major, am I kicked out of EXCEL?
No, you can remain in EXCEL and Lake Hall throughout your freshman year.
- My friend is not an Exploratory Major, can he live in Lake Hall?
Yes, we allow non-exploratory roommates.
- Do I pay extra to be in EXCEL?
There is no additional charge for being a member of EXCEL.
- How do I get into 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.
- What are the requirements of being an EXCEL student?
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.