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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Do I have to live in Lake Hall?
    Yes, without this component it would not be a living/learning community.

  • If I declare a major, am I kicked out of EXCEL?
    No, you can remain in EXCEL and Lake Hall throughout your freshman year.

  • My friend is not an Exploratory Major, can he live in Lake Hall?
    Yes, we allow non-exploratory roommates.

  • Do I pay extra to be in EXCEL?
    There is no additional charge for being a member of EXCEL.

  • How do I get into EXCEL?
    EXCEL participants are accepted on a first come, first serve basis. Your space in EXCEL is not secured for you until residence services has received your room deposit. Your housing assignment is sent in July.

  • What are the requirements of being an EXCEL student?
    It is mandatory that EXCEL students live in Lake Hall, take a common core of classes, engage in the community, meet with your peer mentor, and have a positive attitude.