International Dinner

Photo Contest

We have an annual international photo contest each year and the next Photo Contest will take place during the Spring Semester. Start taking interesting photos now and watch for more information in the Spring.  

Friendship Family

Treat yourself to a unique learning experience! Students often say that the Friendship Family program is one of their most meaningful and influential experiences while studying at Ball State. Learn more about participating in the program and complete the online form.

Culture Exchange

Each Wednesday the Rinker Center for Global Affairs holds a presentation in the Pittenger Student Center (Yuhas Room) from noon to 1 p.m. highlighting different countries by offering natives a chance to share an insider’s look into their country and culture. We call this the Culture Exchange program.

Cultural Connextions

This program connects new international students with American students in a relaxed and pleasant manner as they discover what comes “next” for the purpose of friendship and cultural exchange.

Sip & Chat

International Sip & Chat is currently held one Friday of every month from 3pm -4:30pm in the Yuhas Room of the Rinker Center. It is open to all students, faculty, Staff and community members. The specific date and time will change each semester.


International Ambassadors

Are you looking for a diverse and active organization? Look no further!

The IAA is an organization that allows students to internationalize and grow intellectually in fun, involved ways. By bringing domestic and international students together, we aim to promote multiculturalism and make lasting friendships and connections. Our meetings range from socials to language development programs to large cultural events.

All students with open-minds and a drive to understand other cultures is welcome!