Students attending Freshman Orientation

Now that you're a Cardinal, you'll need to attend Orientation. That's where new freshmen and transfer students sit down with their advisors, register for classes, obtain their Ball State ID card, and meet their future classmates. We'll provide all the answers you need to confidently transition into your college experience.  

Select the term you plan to start classes below for information about your orientation.

Spring 2022 Enrollment

Orientation for Spring 2022 Enrollment

This orientation information is for confirmed students planning to start classes in Spring 2022. Confirm your decision to attend Ball State so you receive the latest updates regarding registration.

We're in-person

The Office of Orientation is excited to welcome you to Ball State! At Orientation, you will learn more about the essential information you need to be successful during your time at Ball State. Please register for your on-campus orientation program by visiting your Admitted Student Portal and selecting Register for On-Campus Orientation.

Can't make it to campus? Check out the Virtual Orientation option to learn more about campus resources as you prepare for your journey at Ball State.

Access the Virtual Orientation

COVID-19 Information

In alignment with guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Ball State is taking additional steps to protect all current and incoming members of our campus community. Learn more about Ball State's response to COVID-19.

Orientation for Summer 2022 Enrollment

Check back in April 2022 for details on Summer 2022 Orientation!

Have Questions?

Read our FAQ or contact our Orientation staff so we can help.