Exploration is a community for you to explore your interests and abilities and how they translate into academic goals. Program staff include housing advisors as well as academic and career counselors to aid you in your career preparations.

Location and Contact

The first, second and third floors of Weston Hall.

Contact Information
Phone: 217-244-9700
Email: exploration@housing.illinois.edu


Programs and Fees

We offer a wide variety of programs and events in the hall and around campus! Programs are coordinated by our paraprofessional and professional staff members and include the special for-credit courses, international publications in the Residence Hall Libraries, community events focused on global topics, international holiday celebrations, annual trips focused on exploring culture and Guests-In-Residence.

A fee of $276 to support the co-curricular and extracurricular learning opportunities in this community is added to the academic year living costs.

Course Information

In addition to the Division of General Studies first-year cohort course, GS 101, Exploration LLC residents have priority access to courses that explore a wide array of subjects.

Courses offered in the LLC are conveniently hosted on site and typically smaller in size. These courses cover a wide range of subjects and include unique experiential learning opportunities. LLC courses fulfill degree, general education, minor and certificate requirements.