Carmel Living/Learning Center


Applications for 2015-2016 SYE Program are due:

March 6, 2015


Click here to apply.


Housing Questions?


Kerry Mullen, Housing Coordinator

Residence life

(440) 826-2114

Interested in S.T.E.M.?

Ritter Library, Room 219

(440) 826-3409

(440) 826-3577 (fax)

SYE and General questions?

Dr. Lisa Henderson
Center for Academic & Professional Success

(440) 826-3360


Carmel is a living learning community (LLC) which links academic course work and specialized programming within the residence hall.  As a carmel resident, student are presented with many valuable "life" opportunities:

  • Meet Peer Mentors who aid students in questions pertaining to majors, classes, clubs and more
  • Cultivate greater awareness of personal beliefs and values
  • Explore academic and career goals
  • Enhance intercultural knowledge and competence
  • Develop a deeper understanding of personal and civic responsibility
  • Connect with others in the residential, campus and local communities

Two specific LLC programs are housed in Carmel.  Those include the Science-Technology-Engineering-Math (S.T.E.M.) and the Sophomore Year Experience (SYE) communities.


S.T.E.M.  Living Learning Community

Provides students that are in a STEM (Science-Technology-Engineering-Math) major an optional residential setting to live and learn with other students in the STEM majors.  Programming such as speakers and dinner discussions with S.T.E.M. professors are provided by the Residence Life staff. 

Sophomore Year Experience (SYE) Living Learning Community

Provides sophomore students a career preparation and exploration experience. Students enroll in a Career Decision Making mini-mester course and participate in multiple outlets that will enhance their in and out of classroom experience.   

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