Are you a high school senior or junior interested in what Ball State has to offer? Learn more about our University and everything we do to help you succeed with our virtual events below. We also have one-on-one virtual appointments where you can ask questions and get all the answers you need from our admissions and financial aid teams.

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Below are options for ongoing virtual and on-campus opportunities covering a variety of Ball State topics. Fall 2021 dates will begin on or after August 30 and will run through December 10.

Register for a topic you want to learn more about on a day and time that works for your schedule.

Ball State 101

Ball State hosts a virtual campus visit presentation on the following days and times:  

Fall 2021 (beginning September 8)

  • Every other Wednesday at 7 p.m. Eastern
    • September 8
    • September 22
    • October 6
    • October 20
    • November 3
    • November 17
    • December 1

We’ll teach you all 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.

Register for Ball State 101

Chat With a Cardinal

Join our current students in this interactive, 30-minute virtual Q&A session. These dates and times include:

Fall 2021 (beginning September 9)

  • Every other Thursday at 4 p.m. Eastern
    • September 9
    • September 23
    • October 7
    • October 21
    • November 4
    • November 18
    • December 2

This is your opportunity to ask questions and learn about what it's like to be a Ball State Cardinal, why they picked Ball State, and more. They’re eager to engage with you in conversation through our virtual chat. Chirp! Chirp!

Register for Chat with a Cardinal

Financial Aid Information Sessions

Join the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships for an informative session on the next steps, updates, and other areas of financial aid that you should be aware of with our 30-minute virtual presentation on the following days and times:  

Fall 2021 (beginning August 31)

  • Tuesdays at 6 p.m. Eastern

You'll also learn how you can personally engage with our team to get your individual questions answered.

Register for a Financial Aid Info Session 

Virtual Housing Q&A

Join staff from the Office of Housing and Residence Life to virtually tour one of our many residence hall complexes on campus. This is a great way to see the facilities and learn more about the uniqueness of each housing complex and the opportunities for you as a student within each building.

Register for a Virtual Housing Tour

Virtual College Fairs

We’ll be representing Ball State at several college fairs this Fall, most of them virtually. These opportunities are a great way to engage with several different schools in one place, and all events are free for students. 

Dates and times of Fall 2021 college fairs will be available in August.

First in Flight Series

"The Information We All Wish We Had as First-Generation College Families and All Families Looking for Additional Information"

Six one-hour virtual sessions exploring a variety of topics are specifically designed for first-generation college families and families needing more information. This series will provide a real, transparent look into the college transition experience. Hear from our admissions and financial aid staff, student support staff, faculty, and current first-generation students and family members.

The "First in Flight" series will return in Spring 2022. Watch for more information as we plan ahead!

One-on-One Appointments

Below are options for virtual, one-on-one discussions with a member of our Admissions team or Financial Aid team. Fall 2021 dates begin August 30 and run through December 10.

Schedule an appointment to ask questions and receive guidance in areas you're unsure about.

Virtual Admissions Appointments

Schedule a one-on-one meeting 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 one-one admissions appointment

Virtual Financial Aid Appointments

Schedule a one-on-one, 25-minute meeting with a staff member from the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships. Appointments are available on the following days and times:

Fall 2021 (beginning August 30)

  • Mondays
    • 4 p.m. Eastern
    • 4:30 p.m. Eastern
  • Tuesdays
    • 6 p.m. Eastern
  • Wednesdays
    • 4 p.m. Eastern
    • 4:30 p.m. Eastern
  • Thursdays
    • 4 p.m. Eastern
    • 4:30 p.m. Eastern

Our team is ready to answer any questions you have about financial aid at Ball State.

Schedule your one-on-one financial aid appointment