College of Business
Living and Learning Community

The College of Business Living and Learning Community (BLLC) provides first-year students with a living environment that promotes personal growth, academic success, and a smooth transition from high school to college.
See an overview of LLCs at URI


Incoming first-year students admitted with a business major (including textile marketing; textiles, fashion merchandising and design; and business undecided) who request on-campus housing are automatically eligible for assignment to the BLLC residence hall.

Learn more about Living and Learning Community housing assignments.

Programming and Traditions

Here are just a few of the opportunities available to you through the BLLC as a first year business major, whether or not you live in the LLC halls:

  • COB club meetings and events
  • Academic tutoring
  • Meet-the-deans events
  • Faculty forums
  • Career-related programming

Staff and Contacts

Resident Academic Mentors (RAMs)

Alex Vickery

Major: Business (Undeclared)

Class Year: 2026

Hometown: Plymouth, Massachusetts

Academic Partner

Carmen M. Rogers, Assistant Dean
College of Business