Students at Orientation

We are excited that you will joining us for Orientation at Ball State!

On-campus overnight housing is available for students and family members in Ball State's residence halls. You may choose to stay one, two, or three nights as needed. Be sure to note the dates you have chosen to attend Orientation — this information will be needed when registering for overnight housing accommodations.

Make sure that you are signing up for an Orientation session before requesting Orientation housing. This is a critical step in making sure that you're reserving space at Orientation in addition to a place to stay overnight. If you have questions about Orientation, please contact the Office of Orientation at 765-285-8290.

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Payment Options

  • Payment can be made online with Discover, Visa or MasterCard.
  • Cash and checks are accepted at Orientation check-in.

Cancellations

Orientation housing reservations may be cancelled, but refunds are not guaranteed. You may cancel your orientation housing reservation by calling 765-285-4369. Cancellations should be made at least 24 hours prior to a scheduled orientation housing reservation.

Housing


Student Orientation Housing

Rooms are available for each student in DeHority Complex.

To get a taste of what it’s like to live in a residence hall, all students—even commuters—are strongly encouraged to stay. You’ll share a double room with another incoming freshman and have opportunities to meet fellow students and ask questions of orientation leaders.

Each room is:

  • able to accommodate two people of the same gender
  • furnished with two beds, bed linens, pillows, and towels
  • air-conditioned

The room rate for students is $25 per person per night.

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Family members and students are not roomed together during Orientation.

Roommate requests are not able to be accepted or considered during Orientation.

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Family members also may spend the night, in a separate room from their child in the DeHority Complex.

Each room is:

  • able to accommodate two people of the same gender
  • furnished with two beds, bed linens, pillows, and towels
  • air-conditioned

The room rate for family members is $50 per room per night.

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Family members and students are NOT roomed together during Orientation.

Space is limited and not guaranteed, so please make your reservations early.

Register For Orientation Housing