Office of Residence Life

Arts Living Learning Community

The Arts Living Learning Community (ALLC) is designed for students majoring in or interested in the arts. Community members are encouraged to explore their creative voices and see how all branches of the arts–visual, musical, acting, creative writing and film–are connected. The community offers residents an artistically-enhanced lifestyle with high impact programming, social events and access to an art studio on your floor, library, piano and computer lab located in Ottawa East.

Past activities have included: art museum trips, concerts, and film festivals.

The Arts Living Learning Community is located in Ottawa House East.

Why Choose A Living Learning Community?

  • Live in a community of individuals that shares your interest in the arts.
  • Opportunities to develop friendships and networks.
  • Participate in high impact programming exclusively for ALLC residents.
  • Give back to the UToledo and local communities.
  • Build leadership skills to help you grow and advance in any field of study.


  • Early move-in weekend programming
  • Sponsored programs and events each semester
  • Networking and mentorships with faculty and staff


  • Enrolled in an arts major or have an interest in the arts. Non-art majors must contact the Office of Residence Life to be able to select this community.
  • Live in Ottawa East, a suite-style residence hall.
  • Additional $50 programming fee applied to housing bill per semester.

How to Apply

  • Select the Arts Living Learning Community on the "Specialized Community Selection" page of your University Housing Application as a preference and agree to terms.
  • When you go in to select a room, spaces within this community will now appear in addition to all general rooms not specific to any communities.
Last Updated: 1/30/23