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Apply to be a Civic Leader

After you are admitted to IU, you’ll be invited to submit your housing application by the May priority deadline. Housing applications for 2015-16 will be available in mid-January. When you submit your housing application at, make sure to include the Civic Leaders Living-Learning Center (LLC) as your top preference and to complete our application that will appear in your to-do list. We’ll ask you to share how you’ll make an impact as a resident.

The Civic Leaders Center is sponsored by IU’s School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA). Students who are directly admitted to SPEA are given preferential consideration when applying. However, all incoming, first-year students interested in public or environmental affairs are encouraged to apply, regardless of their intended major. Civic Leaders students pursue a wide range of majors, including Business, Journalism, Political Science, Economics, Law and Public Policy, Nonprofit Management, Arts Management, Policy Analysis, and Environmental Science.

Admission to the Civic Leaders Center is offered on a rolling basis. Apply early to ensure your application is considered for this selective community

Already applied for housing? Log back in to your housing application at, add Civic Leaders LLC and complete our application that will appear in your to-do list, and update your preferences. The preferred deadline for applying for housing or adjusting your preferences is typically in late April or early May.

Contact us to learn more about the Civic Leaders Center.