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Frequently Asked Questions
What is the Wellness Living Learning Community (WLLC)?
The WLLC is an exciting residential learning opportunity open to ALL incoming freshmen. We have designed this learning community for students who have an interest in health and wellness and in helping to improve the health of others. Students who are selected to live in the WLLC will reside together in Gateway Residence Hall and receive personal wellness coaching and health classes. In addition, students will also have an opportunity to go out into the community and share what they have learned with underserved youth in Eastern North Carolina.
Why should I participate?
One of the many benefits to participating in the WLLC is that you will have a unique opportunity to connect with students, faculty and staff who all have an interest in health and wellness. In addition, you will get academic credit for the classes you will take as part of this community.
Who can participate in the WLLC?
All incoming freshmen are welcome to apply. You do not need to be in a health-related major.
What will I be expected to do as a participant in the WLLC?
Students who are chosen to participate in the WLLC will be expected to:
  • Enroll in the following classes: HLTH 1000 and COAD 1000 (Fall Semester); HLTH 2500 and EXSS 1000 (Spring Semester
  • Attend one mandatory group meeting per semester.
  • Complete a health risk assessment and behavior change project based on their results.
  • Participate in specialized programs designed just for you.
  • Plan and participate in a service learning project for an underserved population in Eastern NC.
  • Abide by the ECU Student Code of Conduct.
Can I choose who my roommate will be?
If you already know who you would like to room with, please be sure to indicate this on your Campus Living application. They must also be accepted into the Wellness Living Learning Community.

Contact Information
If you have any questions about the Wellness Living Learning Community, please contact:


Georgia Childs
Assistant Director of Campus Wellness
(252) 328-5172