The STEM Living-Learning Community is open to students majoring in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields listed below.

Location: This living-learning community is located in Brayton/Clevenger Halls in LaFollette Complex.  


  • Participate in community events to learn about the different careers associated with the fields of chemistry, physics, biology, geology, computer science, and mathematics
  • Interact with faculty outside the classroom through field trips, panels, and demonstrations
  • Develop leadership and interpersonal skills through involvement in student organizations and activities (both within and outside of the living-learning community)
  • Engage in activities that promote academic achievement like tutoring and study nights
  • Network with faculty, upper-level students, advisors, alumni, and professionals in the sciences and science-related fields  



  • Actuarial science
  • Chemistry
  • Computer technology
  • Earth science teaching
  • Graphics arts management
  • Mathematical economics
  • Natural resources
  • Physics teaching
  • Biology
  • Chemistry teaching
  • Construction management
  • Geography
  • Industry & technology
  • Mathematical sciences
  • Physical science teaching
  • Pre-engineering preparation
  • Chemical technology (AT)
  • Computer science
  • Earth science
  • Geology
  • Life science teaching
  • Mathematics teaching
  • Physics
  • Technology & engineering ed


Programming:  Events that students may choose to participate in include "Meet the Ball State STEM student organizations," "Real Talk: Your future in Science," and learn about undergraduate research opportunities from upper-level students engaged in current research projects at Ball State.

Partners: To accomplish these goals, the STEM Living-Learning Community works very closely with the Department of ChemistryDepartment of Computer Science, and Department of Mathematics. In addition, the community partners with other campus departments like the Career Center and Academic Advising.