Quick Facts

  • Coed
  • Semi-private bathrooms
  • Air conditioned

Walk-Through Video

A video walk-through of North West Hall will be available at a later date.

North West Hall is the newest residence hall at Ball State University and is scheduled to open at the start of the 2021-2022 academic year. North West houses 502 residents and is home to the Music and Humanities and Education Living-Learning Communities.

North West's resource room, also known as the makerspace, was specifically designed for students majoring in the education and humanities fields of study and features a variety of equipment and technology for students to use. A few of the resources available to students include MakerBot 3D printers, a Glowforge, Promethean boards, sewing machines, large hard surface craft tables, a computer lab, and more. A variety of common educational resources will also be available for checkout in the space and will allow students to explore topics they are interested in and engage in their co-curricular learning interests, passions, and projects. Students can also enhance their skills in the residence hall's music practice rooms - available to any student in the Music and Humanities LLC.

Private spaces overlooking the university's duck pond are also available for students to utilize for studying or quiet time.

North West Hall Rooms and Rates 2021-22

Room Type

21 Meal Plan

18 Meal Plan

14 Meal Plan

10 Meal Plan

Double Room





Single use of a Double Room*





Large Double






Rates for each hall vary depending on the type of meal plan you select and the room type selected. 

See all of our rates and plans.

* Single use of a double room or suite or apartment is available only when space permits.




  • Fitness room
  • Computer lab
  • Laundry room
  • Kitchenettes
  • Study lounges
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  • Desk
  • Chair
  • Bed
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Dresser
  • Trash can
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  • Wireless Internet
  • Wired Internet
  • PCs (in Computer Lab)
  • Macs (in Computer Lab)
  • Printer (in Computer Lab)
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More Services and Accommodations

On top of the many amenities we provide, we strive to serve all students, including students who are transgender, those with disabilities, and students of any age. Learn more.

Education Living-Learning Community

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The Education Living-Learning Community gives first-year students an opportunity to examine educational topics related to early childhood and elementary education through field trips, workshops, and discussions while taking classes with other students who are considering the teaching profession in Early and Elementary Education teaching and Family and Child Studies.


  • Build a support network and make lasting friendships with your peers in both the classroom and the community.
  • Engage in activities that promote academic achievement like discussions with faculty who will offer extra support and guidance or find a study partner within the community.
  • Use a makerspace, including new classroom technology including crafting supplies, SMARTboard, 3D printer, robots, and coding.
  • Participate in creating new traditions for the Living Learning Community, including community service projects, field trips, and 32 clubs and student organizations for Education and Child Development majors.
  • Access to APM to help guide students to needed academic resources.

Humanities and Music Living-Learning Community

The Humanities and Music Living-Learning Community gives freshmen an opportunity to examine humanities topics through trips, workshops, and discussions while taking classes with other students who are considering humanities as a profession. 


  • Engage in activities that promote academic achievement and help enhance skill development like the assignment development, time management strategies and other workshops oriented toward assisting humanities majors succeed.
  • Network with humanities faculty, humanities-oriented student organizations, alumni, upper-class students in the humanities and immersive-learning projects.
  • Social opportunities to help students get involved in the residence hall community. 


Majors housed within the Humanities LLC include (but are not limited to):

  • philosophy 
  • english
  • religious studies
  • languages 
  • history
  • music


  • immersion in Humanities departments as an extension of academics.
  • participate in site visits: Chicago Art Institute, Indiana Humanities Council.
  • Exposure and interaction with faculty are intended to enrich student development in cultural exploration and understanding.


  • College of Science and Humanities
  • Career Center

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