Design LLC

Residents in the Design Living-Learning Community will be joining a collaborative, close-knit environment and are encouraged to explore student and professional organizations, interact with faculty members and upper-level students, and seek out professionals and alumni in their fields.

Academic Peer Mentors:

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Residence Hall

North West Residence Hall

North West Hall is the newest residence hall at Ball State University and opened at the beginning of the 2021-2022 academic year. North West houses around 500 residents and is home to the Design, Humanities, and Education Living-Learning Communities.

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

This state-of-the-art residence hall has centralized air conditioning, free WIFI, a large fitness room, spacious lounges and study spaces, a game room, a music room, and a resource room featuring a variety of equipment and technology for use. 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 programming for students. The Design Academic Peer Mentor will be generating resources, creating events, and providing opportunities for students in the Design LLC.

Resource RoomDesign student

The Design Living-Learning Community has access to a resource room located on the second floor of North West Residence Hall.

The resource room is equipped with adjustable desk spaces for students to work on projects, light tables, and digital drawing tables.

Academic Partner:


  • Architecture
  • Bachelor Architecture
  • CAP First Year
  • Construction Management
  • Interior Design
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Pre-Interior Design
  • Urban Planning and Development

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