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Latino Living Center (LLC)

Housing Location

Latino Living Center

Latino Living Center, Ithaca, NY 14850

Latino Living Center's 55 residents represent a wide variety of heritages and backgrounds, but all share a common interest in Latino/a culture, history, and current events.Their appreciation for the values of Latino/a heritage includes respect for individuals, dedication to education, commitment to community, and the importance of family.

A sign saying "Bienvenidos A Su Casa" - Welcome to Your Home - greets residents as they arrive on campus each semester. LLC truly is more than just a place to live. It quickly becomes a home, with all the comforts provided by a strong, familial environment. That is the Latino way!

The Café Con Leche weekly discussion series, annual retreats, community dinners, intramural sports clubs, and Latino Heritage Month festivities are traditional LLC events, In addition, dances, movie nights, faculty dinners, and various celebrations - including Dia de los Muertos, Day Hall Takeover Commemoration Week, and birthday parties - are scattered throughout each semester.

Founded in 1994, LLC is located in Anna Comstock Hall across the street from Risley Residential College and a short walk from Robert Purcell Community Center.

Explore the LLC community pages in CampusGroups.

Community features:  

  • Open to first-year, transfer, and upperlevel students 
  • 55 residents 
  • Located on North Campus, near Robert Purcell Community Center, Appel Commons, and Risley Dining 
  • Single and double rooms arranged in suites 
  • TV/social lounge, kitchen, laundry, computer room, study lounge, and library 
  • Bedrooms contain, for each occupant: an extra-long twin bed, a closet and a bureau (or wardrobe/bureau combination), a desk and desk chair, a desk lamp, a wastebasket, and floor carpeting 
  • Wireless Internet access 

LLC rooms do not have air conditioning.

Faculty involvement:
LLC has several Faculty and Community Fellows that provide students with opportunities to explore and cultivate their academic, intellectual, and cultural interests. You will find them attending events in your building, dining with students, and leading on and off campus trips to lectures, plays, films, concerts, and regional points of interest.

Program fee:
In addition to the room rate, LLC residents pay a program fee of $65/year to support the many activities and events that define the community.

How to apply for residency:
Application instructions and links can be found at Application Process: New Undergraduate Students and Application Process: Current Undergraduate Students. You will be asked to answer brief essay questions for each community to which you apply.

Dining options:
Learn about Cornell Dining's meal plans.

Questions?
For more information about LLC, call (607) 254-5111 or email llcinfo@cornell.edu

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