Perhaps the greatest benefit of living in the residence
halls is the opportunity to live and work closely with a diverse group of
people. The key to getting to know your roommate and getting along with him/her
is communication; it’s difficult to get to know one another without talking to
In mid-July via your Ball State email account you should
have received notification of who your roommate will be for the upcoming school
year. We recommend reaching out to your roommate to
begin building a relationship with them -- though it’s okay if you aren’t able to
get in touch with one another.
To help you with this here are some good questions
and topics to discuss together.
It is important to review the Living Guidelines described in
the Housing and Residence Life Handbook and the Ball State
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