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The Ball State University Alumni Association offers a variety of benefits and services to the more than 217,000 Cardinals across the globe. All alumni can take advantage of these great opportunities today! 

Alumni Directory

Use this comprehensive alumni directory to update your profile, find and communicate with fellow alumni, and submit Class Notes for the Alumni magazine. Learn more or visit the directory.

Alumni Travel

The Ball State Alumni Travel program offers diverse tours and destinations for you to discover! 

Ball State License Plates

What better way to show your Cardinal spirit wherever you drive than with a state-issued Ball State license plate. Even better: $25 of your $40 special plate fee supports the Legacy Scholarship program. When purchasing your license plate, make sure you check the box and give authorization to the BMV to notify us of your support and receive gift credit. 

Cardinal Platinum Visa Card

As part of our efforts to bring value to alumni and friends, we are the exclusive provider of the new Cardinal Platinum Visa.

Cardinals Connect

Join our online platform linking you to fellow alumni both personally and professionally. Exclusively for Ball State alumni, students and supporters, Cardinals Connect provides a place for networking in your field, in your community, or where you want to be! Additionally, Cardinals Connect serves as a place where alumni can find and give help to explore or grow your career, such as 30 minute career conversations and mentoring. 

Career Services

With more than 217,000 alumni, we can help you connect and get a step up in your profession. Free programs are available for alumni, including career coaching, workshops, interview and resume assistance, and job fairs. 

Class Notes

What have you been up to since graduation? Have you gotten married, promoted, or have a new job or birth announcement? We want to keep in touch with you. 

Insurance Programs

The Ball State University Alumni Insurance Program is a convenient source for insurance coverage for alumni and their family members. We offer a variety of discounted plans on health, life, travel, auto, home and rental policies. 

Lifetime Email

New lifetime emails are no longer being offered as a service. If you have an existing account and need assistance with password reset, unlocking your account, or deleting your account, please contact


Wear your pride on your sleeve with exclusive Cardinal merchandise. Visit the online alumni store and shop now.