This Fall, we’re continuing our efforts to advance the health and safety of all Ball State students, faculty, staff, and campus visitors. Stay informed with the plans, resources, and updates regarding COVID-19 policies, testing, and vaccinations below. You can also take the Cardinals Care Pledge to help us maintain a safe and compassionate campus culture.

Key Things to Know


I want to get vaccinated. What do I do?

Individuals in our campus community who wish to become vaccinated for COVID-19 have several options -- for both scheduled appointments and walk-ins. Learn more.

Face Mask

Are masks required on campus?

Students, faculty, staff, and visitors are not required to wear face masks inside campus buildings and vehicles with a few exceptions for certain locations. Individuals are encouraged to make personal health decisions regarding wearing a well-fitted face mask. Learn more.


Do I have to report a positive test result?

Students, faculty, and staff must immediately report a positive test result to the university. Learn more.


The vaccination clinic at Ball State’s Interprofessional Community Clinic is supported through the generosity of a grant from the Ball Brothers Foundation. It is being held in collaboration with the Delaware County Health Department and is available to the general public.

Get Tested

Anyone who is experiencing COVID-19 symptoms or who has come in direct contact with someone who has tested positive should be tested. Students experiencing COVID-19 symptoms are encouraged to use the Student Health Center for diagnostic testing.

Plans and Resources

Read the full Fall 2022 plans for students and employees or see a full listing of COVID-19 plans and resources for students, faculty, staff, and campus visitors.