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The Office of Housing and Residence Life supports the academic success and personal growth of our students through safe, comfortable, affordable, and diverse living and learning communities.

Our living-learning communities provide a supportive environment as you make the transition from high school to college. We also strive to provide a great value as well as a great place to live, study, and grow by including many services in your housing and dining contract.

To help guide our work with students, we follow the four guiding statements below, along with our learning outcomes:

We support the academic success and personal growth of our students through safe, comfortable, affordable, and diverse living and learning communities.

The Office of Housing and Residence Life is committed to valuing and learning from the diversity of students on our campus. We embrace all of the people that complete our campus community and pledge to challenge and support our students in overcoming the barriers of prejudice and discrimination in an increasingly global society.

Housing and Residence Life fosters a culture of environmental sustainability and civic responsibility by educating individuals about their impact on the campus, local, and global communities. We seek to initiate action and awareness to create healthy social systems and environments.

Ball State University practices equal opportunity in education, housing, and employment.

On-campus students are encouraged to learn in the residence halls, as well as in the classroom. The Office of Housing and Residence Life also strives to assist students to live and learn by the following Student Affairs and Enrollment Services Learning Outcomes:

Students will demonstrate:

  • Competence in life skills (i.e., time management, communication, and problem solving) gained through participation in programs such as living-learning communities, career exploration opportunities, student employment, student organizations, and other co-curricular experience, which support academic excellence.
  • Multicultural competence and active citizenship through participation in multicultural organizations, community service projects, campus diversity programs, and civic engagement opportunities.
  • Leadership competence through involvement in residence halls, Greek letter organizations, student organizations, and other co-curricular experiences that promote engagement with the university.
  • Behaviors consistent with institutional values including academic integrity, civility, personal wellness, and respect for others and their property.

Questions?

If you have any questions, please call or email us.