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 throughout your freshman year.
My friend is not an Exploratory Major, can he live on the fourth floor of Lake Hall?
No, the fourth floor is reserved for EXCEL students.
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.
What are the requirements of being an EXCEL student?
It is mandatory that EXCEL students reside on the fourth floor of Lake Hall, take a common core of classes, and attend two EXCEL programs a month.