Maplewood Guest House a Medical Student Community, in partnership with Indiana University School of Medicine – Muncie and the Ball Brothers Foundation, is operated and managed by Ball State University and provides convenient housing accommodations for medical students working in or near East Central Indiana.

The guest house, in the historic former home of William C. and Emma Ball, is located on the beautiful grounds of Minnetrista, close to Ball State University and IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital.

Live in Maplewood Guest House

You may live in Maplewood Guest House if you are:

  • a third- or fourth-year student with the Indiana University School of Medicine
  • working on a clerkship at a hospital, health department, or health center in the Muncie area

The program’s coordinators will reach out and help you arrange your housing at Maplewood Guest House after you register for your clerkship. Then, you may complete the process by registering to live here using the online form below.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Maplewood Guest House Manager David Martin for general questions or Mary Alice Bell, educational specialist, for questions about IU School of Medicine.


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Learn in Maplewood Guest House

Our students get to use Maplewood Guest House as an immersive learning experience, where they gain hands-on experience managing a boutique apartment building.

Our property management students have created a resident handbook, developed a Facebook page as part of a marketing plan, and helped set up and maintain our operation through other projects. And the hospitality innovation and leadership program has a 50-hour pre-internship requirement where students help with day-to-day operations.

Interested in how Ball State empowers its students to assume responsibility, take risks, and work with faculty as learning partners? Then learn more about these majors and others offered through the Miller College of Business.

Maplewood Guest House in the News

Our unique partnerships lead to distinctive programs and services that generate a lot of buzz in the community.

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About Muncie

Living in Maplewood Guest House places you in the heart of the Minnetrista, a 40-acre campus of exhibits, gardens, and artwork that celebrate the history and culture of Muncie and the Ball family. You will also live right by the Cardinal Greenways' network of trails. And you’ll be just a short walk from Ball State’s vibrant campus.

Our Visitors Bureau and Chamber of Commerce both offer plenty of information on attractions and resources around our community.

More Information

Do you have questions or want to learn more about Maplewood Guest House a Medical Student Community? Please feel free to contact our manager.
Maplewood Guest House

500 W. Minnetrista Blvd.Muncie, IN 47303


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