Students in STEM lab

Students in the STEM Living-Learning Community join a supportive environment living amongst others in the same or similar field of study. In this stimulating, intellectual, and social atmosphere, students can enjoy opportunities for informal interaction with faculty at special meals and at informal discussions and programs.

Academic Peer MentorS:

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Residence Hall

Jack Beyerl Residence Hall (North Hall)

Located in the north residential neighborhood and established in 2020, Jack Beyerl Residence Hall (North Hall) is the home of the STEM Living-Learning Community.

Beyerl Hall provides students close access to North Dining Hall, the Jo Ann Gora Student Recreation and Wellness Center, three other close-by residence halls, and several academic buildings.

This state-of-the-art residence hall has centralized air conditioning, free WIFI, a fitness room, a laundry facility, spacious lounges and study spaces, and a large resource room and makerspace for students to utilize. The hall is coed and has semi-private bathrooms (a bathroom shared by a small number of students). Furniture within the hall is loftable, allowing students to truly tailor their living space.

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Each Living-Learning Community has notable experiences for students. For the STEM LLC this includes:

  • Global Game Jam: The STEM LLC collaborates with the Computer Science Department in this worldwide competition. Participants create a video game in 48 hours and the competition winners have Global Game Jam fund and publish their game.
  • FBI Trip: In the past, the STEM LLC has visited the Indianapolis FBI Office to learn about career opportunities and internships for students in STEM.
  • Guest Speakers: The students of the STEM LLC love to hear from people in the field with similar experiences as themselves. Previously we brought in (virtually) someone who works for Amazon Web Services and was a 2019 Grad (non-BSU) from a Computer Science Program and students had a chance to ask questions about what it was like looking for a job in tech, the interview process, etc.

Resource RoomSTEM 3-D printer

The STEM resource room is the second newest developed in our residence halls. This space is equipped with 3D printers, a glowfordge, several Mac computers, a printer, a virtual reality system, gaming PCs, and various available supplies for students to engage in their academic field of study.

The space was designed with functionality in mind and easily movable furniture to accommodate for programming and engagement opportunities for students in the LLC.

Academic partners:


  • Actuarial Science
  • Astronomy
  • Biology
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemistry
  • Chemistry, Teaching
  • Computer Science
  • Computer Technology
  • Data Analytics
  • Earth Space Science, Teaching
  • Environmental Geoscience




  • Geography
  • Geology
  • Life Sciences, Teaching
  • Mathematical Sciences
  • Mathematics, Teaching
  • Meteorology and Climatology
  • Natural Resources Environment Management
  • Physics
  • Pre-Engineering Preparation

Learn About All of Our Living-Learning Communities

Our Living-Learning Communities are part of a university-wide set of programs that provide a supportive environment for students living on campus.

Living-Learning Communities