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.

Fall 2021 Enrollment

Orientation for Fall 2021 Enrollment

This orientation information is for confirmed students planning to start classes in Fall 2021. Confirm your decision to attend Ball State so you receive the latest updates regarding registration.

We're Virtual

The Office of Orientation is excited to welcome you to Ball State virtually! By accessing the orientation videos, you will learn more about the essential information you need to be successful during your time 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 2021 Enrollment

This orientation information is for confirmed students planning to start classes in Summer 2021. Confirm your decision to attend Ball State so you receive the latest updates regarding registration.

We're going virtual

Even though an on-campus orientation isn't possible at this time, our team is excited to welcome you to Ball State virtually!

Students confirmed for Summer 2021 enrollment will receive an email in April with more information on our virtual sessions, attending your academic advising appointment, and getting your official Ball State ID card.

Start Your 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.

Have Questions?

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