The Center for Business and Economic Research is located in the heart of Ball State University's campus in Muncie, Indiana – about 1 hour northeast of Indianapolis and 2 hours south of Fort Wayne.

Navigating Campus

McKinley Avenue, Ball State's main road, runs north-south through campus.  Major east-west roads include University, Riverside, and Petty/Neely Avenue.  CBER is located in the Whitinger Business Building, which is accessible from a parking drive off of Neely Avenue.  Our office is in the southeast corner of the first floor (WB 149). 

Directions for GPS and Google/Bing/Yahoo Maps

Systems that take GPS coordinates may use the following location for the Whitinger Business Building:  40.20348358 latitude, -85.40643311 longitude or 40.20348358*N, 85.40643311*W.

The Whitinger Business Building is located at approximately 1204 North McKinley Avenue, Muncie, IN 47306, but this is not an official address and may not work in GPS systems or mapping software.

Default University Address

Ball State University has only one street/mailing address:  

2000 West University Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306

This address will take you to the Administration Building and Office of the President.  Across the street is the L.A. Pittenger Student Center, which has a first-floor information desk and food court.  There is a metered parking garage to the south. 

To reach our office from the Administration Building or the Student Center, turn left (north) onto McKinley Avenue.  Turn right (east) at the light onto Riverside Avenue.  Drive to the Martin Street intersection and turn left onto the Emens Drive.  Park on the top level of the Emens parking garage (see parking info below). 

Map directions from 2000 W. University Ave. to the CBER office, WB 149


Ball State has metered parking on campus for visitors.  We recommend parking on the top level of the Emens parking garage, which may be accessed from the south using the Emens Drive on Riverside Avenue, or from the north using the drive between Studebaker West and Noyer's Williams and Klipple Halls on Neely Avenue.  The metered pay box is located inside the stairwell.  From the garage, walk northwest toward the Whitinger Business Building.

Alternatively, you may park at the meters located at the west end of the Neely Avenue R5 parking lot, located between the Architecture Building and Whitinger Business Building. The entrance is near Noyer's Howick and Baker Halls on Neely Avenue (across from the Student Recreation Center and Irving Gym). The Whitinger Business Building lies south of the R5 parking lot. 

Long-term visitors (guest speakers, etc.) may request a 24-hour parking pass.  These arrangements must be made in advance with our office.

Postal Address for CBER 

Please direct postal mail to the following address:

Center for Business and Economic Research
Ball State University (WB 149)
2000 W. University Ave.
Muncie, IN 47306 

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