Featured Events

Upcoming Events
9 a.m.
Docent pointing to Lincoln sculptureJoin fellow educators for exploring thinking in museums.
1:30 p.m.
Calendar: Career Center
Did you know the On-Campus Student Employment Team created an onboarding checklist specifically for student employees? You can learn more about this process and other best practices for starting your new student employees out on the right foot.
All Day Event
Part of Term 1 ends (full summer term). Part of Term 22 ends (second half term). Term grades due Wednesday, July 24, 4:00 pm
All Day Event
Calendar: Registrar
Today is the last day of class for the full summer term and second-half summer part of term 22.
All Day Event
Benefic Chamber Music Camp at Ball State UniversityThe Benefic Chamber Music Camp provides an intensive learning experience designed to enhance chamber music and collaborative skills of string, wind, horn, and piano students from high school through the first years of college.
10 a.m.
Students at commencementSummer commencement ceremony begins at 10 a.m. in Worthen Arena.
2:30 p.m.
Apollo 50th Anniversary ImageThe historic Apollo lunar landing on July 20, 1969 paved the way for future space exploration and opened the door to boundless curiosity and discovery. Join us on July 20, 2019 as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission. We will be premiering a new program, “Destination Mars: The New Frontier,” to look at the future of human space flight as we also reflect back on Apollo 11. Hands-on activities will start at 2pm in the Brown Planetarium Lobby. Recommended for all ages 8 and up.
4 p.m.
Apollo 50th Anniversary ImageThe historic Apollo lunar landing on July 20, 1969 paved the way for future space exploration and opened the door to boundless curiosity and discovery. Join us on July 20, 2019 as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission. We will be premiering a new program, “Destination Mars: The New Frontier,” to look at the future of human space flight as we also reflect back on Apollo 11. Hands-on activities will start 30 minutes before show time in the Brown Planetarium Lobby. Recommended for all ages 8 and up.
All Day Event
Benefic Chamber Music Camp at Ball State UniversityThe Benefic Chamber Music Camp provides an intensive learning experience designed to enhance chamber music and collaborative skills of string, wind, horn, and piano students from high school through the first years of college.
All Day Event
Benefic Chamber Music Camp at Ball State UniversityThe Benefic Chamber Music Camp provides an intensive learning experience designed to enhance chamber music and collaborative skills of string, wind, horn, and piano students from high school through the first years of college.
10 a.m.
Student drawing during a AXIS@CAP summer workshopBall State University, College of Architecture and Planning in partnership with AXIS Architecture professionals, will host a one-week, non-residential summer camp for high school students in grades 9-12 at the Platform in Indianapolis.
All Day Event
Benefic Chamber Music Camp at Ball State UniversityThe Benefic Chamber Music Camp provides an intensive learning experience designed to enhance chamber music and collaborative skills of string, wind, horn, and piano students from high school through the first years of college.
10 a.m.
Student drawing during a AXIS@CAP summer workshopBall State University, College of Architecture and Planning in partnership with AXIS Architecture professionals, will host a one-week, non-residential summer camp for high school students in grades 9-12 at the Platform in Indianapolis.
All Day Event
Benefic Chamber Music Camp at Ball State UniversityThe Benefic Chamber Music Camp provides an intensive learning experience designed to enhance chamber music and collaborative skills of string, wind, horn, and piano students from high school through the first years of college.
10 a.m.
Student drawing during a AXIS@CAP summer workshopBall State University, College of Architecture and Planning in partnership with AXIS Architecture professionals, will host a one-week, non-residential summer camp for high school students in grades 9-12 at the Platform in Indianapolis.
All Day Event
Calendar: Registrar
Electronic final grade submission open for full and second half-term classes.
9:30 a.m.
Calendar: Career Center
Did you know the On-Campus Student Employment Team created an onboarding checklist specifically for student employees? You can learn more about this process and other best practices for starting your new student employees out on the right foot.
All Day Event
Benefic Chamber Music Camp at Ball State UniversityThe Benefic Chamber Music Camp provides an intensive learning experience designed to enhance chamber music and collaborative skills of string, wind, horn, and piano students from high school through the first years of college.
10 a.m.
Student drawing during a AXIS@CAP summer workshopBall State University, College of Architecture and Planning in partnership with AXIS Architecture professionals, will host a one-week, non-residential summer camp for high school students in grades 9-12 at the Platform in Indianapolis.
9:30 a.m.
Calendar: Career Center
Writing a great job description can be somewhat of an art. Understanding the basic structure of a job description can help make the piece of artwork come to life. This session will walk participants through the basic design of a well-crafted job description. We will then take it a step further and help you write a job posting for Cardinal Career Link that is likely to catch the eye of a student looking for an on-campus job.
All Day Event
Benefic Chamber Music Camp at Ball State UniversityThe Benefic Chamber Music Camp provides an intensive learning experience designed to enhance chamber music and collaborative skills of string, wind, horn, and piano students from high school through the first years of college.
10 a.m.
Student drawing during a AXIS@CAP summer workshopBall State University, College of Architecture and Planning in partnership with AXIS Architecture professionals, will host a one-week, non-residential summer camp for high school students in grades 9-12 at the Platform in Indianapolis.
5:30 p.m.
ASTRONAUTThe exploration of space is the greatest endeavor that humankind has ever undertaken. What does it take to be part of this incredible journey? What does it take to become an astronaut? Experience a rocket launch from inside the body of an astronaut, explore the amazing worlds of inner and outer space, and discover the perils that lurk in space as we subject Chad, our test astronaut, to everything that space has to throw at him. Narrated by Ewan McGregor. Recommended for all ages 8 and up.
6:30 p.m.
MoonsTake a journey through our solar system and explore the remarkable diversity—and surprising might—of moons! From volcanoes and geysers to ice-covered oceans and methane rain, these natural satellites have some spectacular features, and many even exert a surprising influence on their planetary partners. Learn what these celestial bodies reveal about the history and workings of our solar system. Recommended for all ages 8 and up.
All Day Event
Benefic Chamber Music Camp at Ball State UniversityThe Benefic Chamber Music Camp provides an intensive learning experience designed to enhance chamber music and collaborative skills of string, wind, horn, and piano students from high school through the first years of college.
All Day Event
Benefic Chamber Music Camp at Ball State UniversityThe Benefic Chamber Music Camp provides an intensive learning experience designed to enhance chamber music and collaborative skills of string, wind, horn, and piano students from high school through the first years of college.
9 a.m.
Calendar: Career Center
Successfully completing an EPAF can be tricky business. In fact, it's the one step in the process that most supervisors and administrative coordinators have the most questions. This session will help clear up any questions you may have and run through the general process of getting your students set up in Kronos.
1 p.m.
Calendar: Career Center
Learn step-by-step how to hire a new student. This hands-on workshop will discuss how to get a student hired into your department. Topics will include: job postings, receiving applications and interviewing, completing a Workflow and an EPAF, and getting set up in Kronos. This event is great for someone who is new to hiring and supervising students or an experienced supervisor who would like a quick refresher.
5:30 p.m.
ASTRONAUTThe exploration of space is the greatest endeavor that humankind has ever undertaken. What does it take to be part of this incredible journey? What does it take to become an astronaut? Experience a rocket launch from inside the body of an astronaut, explore the amazing worlds of inner and outer space, and discover the perils that lurk in space as we subject Chad, our test astronaut, to everything that space has to throw at him. Narrated by Ewan McGregor. Recommended for all ages 8 and up.
6:30 p.m.
MoonsTake a journey through our solar system and explore the remarkable diversity—and surprising might—of moons! From volcanoes and geysers to ice-covered oceans and methane rain, these natural satellites have some spectacular features, and many even exert a surprising influence on their planetary partners. Learn what these celestial bodies reveal about the history and workings of our solar system. Recommended for all ages 8 and up.
All Day Event
Statements are available to view.
5:30 p.m.
ASTRONAUTThe exploration of space is the greatest endeavor that humankind has ever undertaken. What does it take to be part of this incredible journey? What does it take to become an astronaut? Experience a rocket launch from inside the body of an astronaut, explore the amazing worlds of inner and outer space, and discover the perils that lurk in space as we subject Chad, our test astronaut, to everything that space has to throw at him. Narrated by Ewan McGregor. Recommended for all ages 8 and up.
6:30 p.m.
MoonsTake a journey through our solar system and explore the remarkable diversity—and surprising might—of moons! From volcanoes and geysers to ice-covered oceans and methane rain, these natural satellites have some spectacular features, and many even exert a surprising influence on their planetary partners. Learn what these celestial bodies reveal about the history and workings of our solar system. Recommended for all ages 8 and up.
2 p.m.
Come and join us for a tour of Bracken Library and an opportunity to hear about library services for you and your students. Meet at the Forest Idyll statue in the first floor lobby of Bracken Library at 2pm.
3 p.m.
Come and join us for a tour of Bracken Library and an opportunity to hear about library services for you and your students. Meet at the Forest Idyll statue in the first floor lobby of Bracken Library at 3pm.
4 p.m.
Come and join us for a tour of Bracken Library and an opportunity to hear about library services for you and your students. Meet at the Forest Idyll statue in the first floor lobby of Bracken Library at 4pm.
5 p.m.
Come and join us for a tour of Bracken Library and an opportunity to hear about library services for you and your students. Meet at the Forest Idyll statue in the first floor lobby of Bracken Library at 5pm.
1 p.m.
Calendar: English
You will learn the policies regarding the assistantship work and stipend pay. Bring your laptop if you can, so you can follow along in the work hour entering system.
2 p.m.
Calendar: English
You will learn about the policies related to your degree program. You will also meet with some of the returning students.
All Day Event
Faculty meetings. Academic year for faculty begins.
3 p.m.
Attend the resource fair, hear welcoming remarks by Dean Adam Beach and Associate Dean Stephanie Simon-Dack and join us for a "get-to-know-us" reception afterward.
All Day Event
Saturday classes meet.
All Day Event
University classes for Fall semester begin. Change-of-course accepted.
5 p.m.
Kick off your freshmen year with the Miller College of Business at a late night talk show-style event featuring advice from current students, recent alumni, and Stephen Ferris, the Bryan Dean of the Miller College of Business. Don't miss the afterparty in the Pruis Lobby—explore your options to get involved with business student organizations. Free T-shirts, activities and refreshments will be provided. Students must RSVP.
10 a.m.
University Libraries WorkshopFinale 25 is a music notation program that is the industry standard for music composition and publishing. Attend this workshop to learn about changes since Finale 2014, plus the basics of the new version.
All Day Event
Change-of-course ends.
4:30 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopFind articles, books, and more for your music history or music theory paper. The Music Refresher Workshop is designed to help both graduate and undergraduate students review music databases and resources for coursework or thesis proposals and learn what's new. Amy Edmonds, Ball State University Libraries' Music Librarian, will answer your questions and share tips for successful searching. Registration is suggested but not required.
12 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopFind articles, books, and more for your music history or music theory paper. The Music Refresher Workshop is designed to help both graduate and undergraduate students review music databases and resources for coursework or thesis proposals and learn what's new. Amy Edmonds, Ball State University Libraries' Music Librarian, will answer your questions and share tips for successful searching. Registration is suggested but not required.
3 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopFinale 25 is a music notation program that is the industry standard for music composition and publishing. Attend this workshop to learn about changes since Finale 2014, plus the basics of the new version.
5:30 p.m.
Community Arts ExpoCome see all our hometown has to offer in the fine/performing arts and creative expression. Featuring 40+ local arts exhibitors, live music, food, drinks, door prizes and more! Experiencing creative expression enriches our lives and community by empowering each to share their voice and enabling us to experience the voice of others.
6:30 p.m.
We Are Stars ImageNarrated by Andy Serkis, this program seeks to answer some of the biggest questions of all time. What are we made of? Where did it all come from? Explore the secrets of our cosmic chemistry, our explosive origins and connect life on Earth to the evolution of the Universe. A family-friendly film full of fun, adventure, and enlightenment.