Baker/Klipple house more than 400 students. With rectangular double rooms and semiprivate adjoining bathrooms, these air-conditioned halls are a very popular choice for students. Lounge space, areas for meetings and presentations, along with a computer lab/technology center, fitness room, and a laundry facility that uses card readers and Wash Alert are available for students living in the building to use.

Furniture in the Baker/Klipple is stackable with desks, chairs, beds, dressers, and wardrobes for each resident. Watch our video with tips for arranging the furniture in your room. Along with a phone jack, one wired Ethernet outlet is available in student rooms, and wireless Internet service is available throughout the building.

Noyer Centre dining unit is located on the main level of the complex, while nearby are Micro Café and Woodworth Commons.


Baker/Klipple was named for two women who were involved with Ball State during its early history.

Viletta E. Baker was a professor of modern and ancient languages at Ball State from 1918 to 1946. A dedicated teacher and good friend to her students, she could count many Indiana physicians among her former German students.

May A. Klipple was an associate professor of English who taught at Ball State from 1921 to 1947. She was recognized as a true scholar in search of knowledge and truth.