See if Ball State is the right fit for you! We currently offer student-guided, on-campus tours to high school juniors, seniors, and college transfer students. However, we invite everyone to engage with us through a variety of other virtual or self-guided opportunities below.


Campus Tours

Take a student-guided walking tour of our beautiful campus to see our amazing facilities, landmarks, and vibrant learning community firsthand.

Frog Baby

High School Sessions

Interact with our students, staff, and faculty online through live virtual sessions on admissions, financial aid, housing, and academic programs. 

Shafer Tower

Transfer Sessions

If you currently attend another college, connect with our Transfer Center virtually or in person to see how your credits will transfer to Ball State.

Self-Guided Tours

To explore Ball State on your own, use our self-guided tours to browse our campus while listening to an audio recording of a current student leading the way. Each tour lasts about 30 minutes. Download the materials below or stop by the Welcome Center in Lucina Hall, where we’ll explain the tours and provide a parking pass for our P14 lot (weekdays between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. only).

Charlie Cardinal's Tour

See our major amenities and landmarks.

Hidden Gems Tour

Discover our students’ favorite places.

Ball State students walking down McKinley Avenue

Get to Know Our Colleges

Explore each of our academic colleges through video tours produced by our very own students. Get started.

Need an overview?

Our student-guided video tour of campus is a good place to start. Watch now.

Virtual Tour

Can't visit our campus right now? Tour Ball State without leaving your couch.

Special Visit Events

From Preview Days to Admitted Student Day, we offer a variety of visit programs for high school and transfer students throughout the year. We even have a special event for school counselors!

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Virtual Viewbook

Browse our 2020-21 Viewbook to find information about Ball State's innovative educational experience, immersive learning and research opportunities, dedicated professors, engaging and supportive campus, vibrant and supportive student life, admission requirements, costs, and more.

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Campus Safety Updates

Ball State is committed to making sure our students, faculty, staff, and visitors are safe while they are on campus.