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 Cooper Residents!

You might be busy studying but take time to attend some of the great events going on around campus.  The residence halls are hosting some great Friday Night Clubs this month. Wilgus is hosting Paint and Punch November 11th. You’ll be able to enjoy yummy mocktails as you learn how to paint 3 different options of paintings on actual canvas, all free of charge! Then, join Brockert Hall for Pies and Pajamas November 18th.

Safety is always important so please utilize this safety tip for November: Thefts can happen in a matter of seconds causing you to lose your laptop, phone, wallet, etc. Be sure to lock your door when you aren’t home or sleeping, don’t leave your items unattended on campus, and keep your vehicle locked.

Please remember that the halls will close on Wednesday, November 23rd, at 6pm for the Thanksgiving Holiday. Halls will reopen on Sunday, November 27, at 12pm. If you intend to stay in the halls during the Thanksgiving break please sign-up on the Department of Residence Life online form.

November to-do list:
• Read your “Safety 401 e-mail” This e-mail outlines important safety tips to think about during the month of November, as well as the remainder of the year.
• Be on the lookout for “Snow Emergency” information. This will provide you instructions on where you are allowed to park during the snow removal operation on campus.
• Attend your mandatory wing meeting to fill out the EBI (Educational Benchmark Institute) and Student Staff Evaluation survey. The EBI survey will be handed out as a paper copy from your Resident Assistant. The Student Staff Evaluation survey will be sent via e-mail.  Your cooperation in filling out these surveys is appreciated and helps us ensure we are providing the best possible service to you during your stay in the residence halls.
• Take a look at the Cooper Facebook Page in order to receive the most up to date events happening around campus.

Please don’t hesitate to come see me if you have any questions, concerns, or just to say hi!

Happy November!

Taylor M. Burke
McGregor Hall Resident Director
Cooper Living and Learning Center Resident Director

Residence Life: Cooper Information

Cooper Living Learning Center Info

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.

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