International Dinner

2018 Photo Contest

We have an international photo contest throughout each year and the 2018 Photo Contest results are in!  

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 International Programs (RCIP) 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

Looking to join a fast-growing, diverse, and active student organization? Look no further!

We allow individuals to transcend geographical limitations and experience internationalization in the Ball State community. We bring international and multicultural student groups together by organizing roundtable meetings, training sessions, social events, and various other programs and activities.