Office of Residence Life

Health, Wellness, and Leisure Living Learning Community


Improving the Human Condition Begins Here

The Health, Wellness, and Leisure Living Learning Community (HWLLLC), located in Presidents Hall, is an opportunity open to all students committed to living life well-balanced.  As a member of the HWLLLC, you will enhance your knowledge of and create your own definition of personal wellness. The community is nurtured through interactive programming, and interaction with students, faculty and staff members. Engaging, fun team building programs with the support of a HWLLLC mentor will help you focus on positive health behavior change.

Why should I live in the HWLLLC?

  • Live in a community supporting living a healthy, well-balanced life. 
  • Develop friendships in an inclusive and accepting environment to encourage academic success.
  • Participate in programming created exclusively for HWLLLC residents such as meditation sessions, weekly fitness classes, career counseling, access to dietitians & personal trainers, and more!
  • Be a member of a supportive network of people with similar goals and interests.
  • Give back to the community by volunteering.
  • Build leadership skills to help you grow and advance in any field.
  • Live in Presidents Hall, a suite-style community.

HWLLLC Requirements

  • Attend HWLLLC Orientation prior to the beginning of classes.
  • Participate in HWLLLC sponsored programs exploring the 8 dimensions of wellness.
  • Chat bi-weekly with your HWLLLC Mentor and/or Resident Adviser.
  • Meet monthly with HWLLLC members, faculty and staff.

What are the 8 Dimensions of Wellness?

  • Physical–Maintenance of a healthy body through good nutrition, regular exercise and avoidance of harmful habits.
  • Intellectual–Openness to new concepts and ideas.
  • Emotional–Awareness and acceptance of feelings and emotions.
  • Social–Ability to perform social roles effectively, comfortably and without harming others.
  • Spiritual–Meaning and purpose of human existence.
  • Vocational/Occupational–Ability to enjoy a chosen career and/or contribute to society through volunteer activities.
  • Environmental–Recognition of interdependence with nature.
  • Financial–Having control of your current finances and planning for the future.

Also, check out our Health Professions Living Learning Community.                                                    


Last Updated: 12/19/19