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Integrated Business and Engineering invites you to apply to be part of the living learning community to explore multidisciplinary approach to solve significant problems that are at the interface of engineering and business.  Students will build soft skills with their learning community peers, become aware of how solving big problems require multidisciplinary approach, and effectively communicate with diverse groups. We invite you to also become a part of the living learning community as an opportunity to enhance your Purdue network. Common interests will allow you to build friendships to carry with you through your time as an undergraduate student and beyond.

Note: All first-year IBE students will automatically be enrolled in the IBE learning community. The residential program is for IBE participants who wish to live with the learning community.


  • First-time IBE students who have been admitted into the IBE in the Krannert School of Management

Residential Component

  • Students from this learning community reside in Shreve Hall
  • Circumstances preventing a student from living in this hall, such as participating in the Honors College or Athletics will be taken into consideration when conducting the placement process
  • Your roommate in many cases will be a member of the learning community
  • Completing a housing contract is a separate process from applying for a learning community


Fall and Spring Semesters

Associated Classes

There are no required courses to be included in the living community. Please see the IBE Plan of Study to learn about courses for this major.

Events and Activities Included:

  • Study group for exams
  • Dinner once a month with instructor
  • Meet IBE Ambassadors / Krannert Alumni
  • Business Cases
  • Movie Night

Information above is subject to change. If you are placed in the LC, the associated courses will be on your schedule prior to you registering for the rest of your courses.

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