Making students feel welcome on campus is one of the main goals of the Office of Housing and Residence Life. Please utilize the following information, resources, and policies to help make your experience living in Ball State’s residence halls an enjoyable and formative part of your college experience. 


There’s a plethora of information to absorb when it comes to living on campus in the residence halls! Utilize the information on this page and become knowledgeable of on-campus life at Ball State University.

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Learn details on expectations and guidelines of policies that students agreed to uphold and abide by when they became an on-campus resident at Ball State University. 


Advertising in the Halls

Advertising in the residence halls is a way to gain exposure on campus. It is required to receive approval from the Office of Housing and Residence Life prior to distribution in the halls. 

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The Housing Portal

Ball State's Online Housing Portal is where students can apply for housing, find a roommate, select their bed space in the halls, apply to become a RA or APM, and so much more!


Room Repairs

Our room repair website allows you to quickly and easily report non-emergency maintenance problems at any time of the day.  
If your request is an emergency (i.e. flood, serious injury scene) please contact your hall desk or Residential Learning Coordinator. Otherwise, please submit your request online.

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Beginning of Year Move In

Starting a new year on-campus is an exciting time and there are important details regarding move-in day that incoming and returning cardinals need to be aware of. Learn More. 

Academic Year Breaks

Each residence hall closes for identified breaks implemented into the academic semester – find more out about when those are and what action is required of students. Learn More.

End of Year Move Out

There are several action items required of residents that need to be met before being able to officially leave the residence halls at the end of the Academic Year. Learn More.


If you have additional questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.