Sign up for Cooper LLC begins on November 16 for students who are Junior standing and above. Please go to The Department of Residence Life webpage and click on "Room Reservations". By signing a contract for Cooper LLC, you are signing an academic year long contract that is legally binding. You will receive information on the School of Agriculture interview process for Cooper LLC shortly after you sign up with Residence Life. Should you not meet the criteria during the interview process, your contract with the Department of Residence Life is sill legally binding and you will need to sign up for a different residence hall for 2016-17.
Cooper Living and Learning Center
The Cooper Living and Learning Center is a residence hall located at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville's Pioneer Farm, seven miles from the main campus. The Cooper LLC is home to the Agricultural Living Learning Community facilitated by the School of Agriculture, in collaboration with staff from the Department of Residence Life. The Cooper Agriculture Living and Learning Community is for Junior and Senior students, consideration also given to Sophomore standing students, who are majoring or minoring with the School of Agriculture. Students choosing to select Cooper Living and Learning Center as a housing option are contracting with the Department of Residence Life for the academic year. This LLC specializes in programming to prepare you for life beyond college in your agricultural career. Activities may include: employer visits, faculty visits, resume and interviewing workshops, etc. If you are not selected to participate by the School of Agriculture, via the interview process, and you complete this housing contract, you will be required to reside in another on-campus residence hall space. Contact Dr. Jodi McDermott at 608.342.1366.
From the desk of the resident director
Hello everyone! I hope everyone had a great first week of classes! Here is some information for upcoming events and other fun things happening!
Cooper Living Learning Center Facebook Page: Make sure to be checking the McGregor Hall Facebook page for valuable information about events on campus and resources that may be helpful! We will also post photos from our hall events on this page!
Luau: McGregor and Wilgus’s annual Luau is September 15th from 7-9 p.m. Join us as we dance the night away, do the limbo, and participate in the watermelon eating competition!
Friday Night Club: Make sure to check out this year's first Friday Night Club, hosted by Melcher Hall September 9th. It is Pokémon Go themed and should be an amazing time! Also, campus programming and relations is bringing in a comedian September 10th. The show will be located in the student center and is free for all students!
McGregor/Cooper Hall Involvement Team: Interested in getting involved on campus? Join the McGregor/Cooper Hall Involvement Team! Hall Involvement Team provides a number of great opportunities for you such as learning about the events that will be taking place across campus and in McGregor/Cooper Hall, voicing your opinion on issues pertaining to the Hall, and meeting other residents in the building. We will be meeting every Wednesday night at 9:30 pm in the basement of McGregor Hall.
Activity Membership: It's not too late to purchase an Activity Membership! Please see a desk worker during desk hours.
Safety Tip of the Month: Prevention is key to remain safe on campus. Be sure to report any suspicious behavior to University Police. Take some time this month to review the Shots Fired video provided to you on the University Police website. This video talks in depth about how to remain safe should an active shooter situation occur here at Platteville.
***I am looking forward to meeting all of you and having a great year! Feel free to stop by my office and introduce yourself! If you ever have any questions, don’t be afraid to ask myself, your senior assistant or your resident assistant. We are here to help you have a great year!
Taylor M. Burke
McGregor Hall Resident Director
Cooper Living and Learning Center Resident Director
We are truly grateful for Jerry & Fran Cooper's support of the university.