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Interested in learning more about what Ball State University has to offer? Check out the opportunities below to see the resources we provide that help you succeed and get engaged as a Cardinal.

HIgh School Information Session Events

Learn about Ball State from the comfort of your own home! Our admissions staff members will guide you through the admissions process, discuss our academic options, and chat about what makes life as a Cardinal so great. We’re eager to virtually meet you and answer your questions in a live Q&A.

Ball State 101 virtual sessions take place on the following dates running from 7:00 to 7:30 p.m. EST. Select one of the dates below to register:

Our current Cardinals are eager to interact with you through our virtual chat! Join us in a virtual Q&A session with current Ball State students once a month from 4:00 to 4:30 p.m. EST. This is your opportunity to ask questions and learn about what it's like to be a Ball State Cardinal, why they chose Ball State, and more. 

Select one of the dates below to register for Chat with a Cardinal:

We’ll be representing Ball State at several college fairs during the Spring 2024 semester. These opportunities are a great way to engage with several different schools in one place, and all events are free for students. Select a state below to learn more. 

College Fairs Spring 2024:

The First in Flight Series comprises three one-hour virtual sessions exploring a variety of topics that are specifically designed to support first-generation college students and their families. This series will provide a real, transparent look into the college transition experience. Hear from our admissions and financial aid staff, student support offices, and faculty members about topics that promote student success.

To register and access the virtual sessions, you must log in using your Ball State email and password:


The full list of sessions and their discussion topics can be found here. If you are unable to attend, all virtual sessions are recorded and posted below at the conclusion of each session:

  • Session I: Ball State 101—How to Fly (February 28)
  • Session II: You're a Cardinal! Now How to Pay for It (March 13)
  • Session III: Leaving the Nest and Landing at BSU (March 27)

The Homeschool Virtual Chats Series is designed for homeschool families to simplify the college planning process. This virtual workshop comprises three, one-hour virtual sessions providing insight on preparing for and transitioning to college as a homeschool student. Hear from Ball State admissions staff, current students, faculty, and student support offices about topics that promote student success.


The full list of sessions and their discussion topics can be found here. If you are unable to attend, all virtual sessions are recorded and posted below at the conclusion of each session:

Virtual One-on-One Appointments

Below are options for virtual one-on-one discussions with a member of our Admissions team. Schedule an appointment to ask questions and receive guidance in areas you're unsure about.

Virtual Admissions Appointments

Meet with one of our assistant directors in the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. Our team is ready to answer any questions you have about Ball State.

Schedule your Admissions Appointment

Virtual Financial Aid Appointments

Schedule a 15-minute meeting with a staff member from Cardinal Central. These appointments are specific to prospective undergraduate students and their families. If you are a graduate or current student, contact Cardinal Central to get answers to your questions.

Schedule your Financial Aid Appointment

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SPRING 2024 Campus Visits

Eager to learn more about life at Ball State University? Spring visits run from January 17 through April 26. You can schedule your session by clicking on the button below!

Schedule Your Visit