Ball State students, faculty, and staff are all issued a Ball State e-mail account ( that may also be referred to as an Office 365 account. Ball State e-mail accounts are used by the university for official communication and remain active while you are a current student or employee. Students are responsible for managing and checking Ball State e-mail for official communication about courses, registration, billing statements, housing, dining, alerts, and other administrative matters. The same username and password for your Ball State account will also be used to access many online Ball State resources and systems.

Never give out your password or other personal information for any reason! And be aware that we will never ask. Read more about protecting your identity and password security.


Stay in touch with a custom Ball State lifetime e-mail address,, which includes all of the benefits, reliability, and protection of the world's largest web-based e-mail service.

Technology Assistance

If you are looking for login links to the legacy email systems, Ball State Gmail or Ball State Live@EDU, please visit the Technology HelpDesk knowledge base for more information.