The Rinker Center for Global Affairs is Ball State’s resource for international study and activities. With the support and engagement of faculty, students, and the local community, we are at the heart of Ball State’s commitment to international teaching and learning.

Mission Statement

The Rinker Center for Global Affairs promotes diversity and cultural understanding; enriches the Ball State student experience, and encourages and supports global citizenry on all levels.

2040 Vision 

"The Rinker Center for Global Affairs endeavors to be a campus resource and facilitator for international initiatives at Ball State University. We strive to be a catalyst for global understanding and cooperation in International Education for the campus and greater community."

Our Services

The Rinker Center for Global Affairs (Study Abroad, Academic Engagement and Global Initiatives and the Intensive English Institute) seeks to be a catalyst for global understanding and a collaborative partner for international education. We are a recognized facilitator for international initiatives within Ball State University and the greater global community, and we serve as a ready resource for campus and community stakeholders.