L.A. Pittenger Student Center serves as a hub for many on-campus student organizations, programs, and services. And it is even better with renovations completed in 2010.

Below are just a few features of the Student Center.

Meeting Rooms

The Student Center features many rooms available to reserve for various events, including meetings, banquets, conferences, receptions, presentations, and other special events.

Reserve Space at the Student Center

The Campus Information Center (CIC)
Our friendly staff is here to help with your questions about Ball State. Please stop by our desk at the front entrance to the Student Center or give us a call at (765) 285-5000. We are looking forward to answering your questions!


The hotel encompasses the third floor, and is where many important university guests stay. It is a popular option for many families during the Student Center Programs' Family Weekend, held each fall.  Guests have a number of amenities at their disposal with the Student Center Tally food court as an option as well as free Wi-Fi and free parking. Smoking is not permitted in the Student Center Hotel. For more information, please consult the smoking policy. For reservations call 765-285-1555.

Late Nite

Late Nite @ Ball State offers a series of high-energy events which provide quality entertainment for Ball State University students every Saturday night. Late Nite events are hosted by students, for students and always include great food, awesome activities, and tons of fun!

University Program Board

The University Program Board (UPB) is the student programming organization that initiates many of the activities designed to make the Ball State campus the focus of community life for university students, faculty, staff, and administrators.

Cardinal Lanes

Located in the lower level, our fully equipped recreation center provides bowling, billiards and cosmic bowling on Friday nights. It's open to all members of Ball State and the Muncie community.

Hair Salon

Hot Heads Hair Design offers salon services in the Student Center. Located in the Student Center Lower Level, SC L-21. Phone: 765-285-1944 Website: www.hotheadshairmuncie.com


 Student Center Tally Food Court 

The Student Center Tally Food Court features a Taco Bell, Starbucks, salad bar, grill favorites, soups and comfort foods, and grab-and-go items. Enjoy a homestyle breakfast with made-to-order omelets and waffles or treat yourself to a specialty lunch entree at the chef’s station.

Student Center Employee Application Form

For all students applying for a position within the Student Center, please download the Student Center Employee Application Form, fill it out and send it to Student Center, room 224, with your yellow referral slip. For students applying for a position with the Student Center Programs office, please send it to Student Center 112 with your yellow referral slip.

Student Center Post Office

Hours of operation:
Academic school year: Monday-Friday 8:00-4:30pm
Summer Hours: Monday-Friday 7:30-3:30pm
Telephone: 765-285-8428

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