Live and learn about diverse aspects of sustainability in a variety of ways: academically, organically and experientially. Come together with students of different backgrounds to explore your interest in and commitment to sustainable living.

Location and Contact

Third floor of Townsend Hall.

Contact Information
Phone: 217-333-0837


Programs and Fees

Access to special LLC courses, such as the Native Plants Course, NRES 294, and guest speakers, trips and retreats, bike loan program, student leadership opportunities, Native Plants Project, Sustainability Shorts Film Festival and initiatives with the campus Student Sustainability Committee.

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

Students living in the Sustainability LLC will have the opportunity to take on-site courses offered by the department of Natural Resources & Environmental Sciences, including a hands-on course devoted to the establishment and maintenance of native plant beds located around Lincoln Avenue Residence Halls (LAR).

For more information and to find courses offered in the LLC, see our LLC course listings. Here you can find class schedules, general education requirements and registration information.

Most of the courses in this list are open to any resident in a living-learning community and the courses fill quickly.