COVID-19 and Events on Campus

In response to COVID-19, Ball State University has taken several measures to protect the health of our students, faculty and staff, and visitors, including the cancellation or postponement of many events. If you plan to attend an event and are not sure if it will still take place, please contact the coordinator listed for that event. For more information, see the latest updates on Ball State's response to COVID-19.

Upcoming Events
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Image of student holding award certificateThe Ball State University community and members of the public are cordially invited to attend the 26th annual Student Symposium from April 13-28
10 a.m.
Atrium gallery with students browsing the exhibitsThe School of Art invites the public to attend its series of rotating BFA exhibitions between April 13th through May 8th, 2021. Graduating seniors will display artworks created as part of their senior capstone projects, representing a dynamic range of media, concepts, and styles. This is a great chance to see the exciting art being made by some of the School of Art's seniors!Opening Reception is Thursday, April 15 from 4:00pm - 6:00pm. This event is open to the public.All exhibitions will be in The Ned and Gloria Griner Art Gallery, just off the Atrium Food Court in the Arts & Journalism building.
11 a.m.
Dialogue Days 2021Accounting Career Paths. Discuss various career paths available in accounting. The usefulness of a CPA. Discuss the kinds of employment available to an accountant beyond straight accounting.
12 p.m.
Calendar: Career Center
Critical Thinking is consistently ranked as one of the top skills employers look for in interns and new hires. In this highly interactive session, you will develop and utilize critical thinking strategies to solve a problem.
1:30 p.m.
The thought of wealth conjures many typical images, but in the context of communities the concept goes far beyond fast cars and private planes. Every community is filled with resources related to eight different capitals. The Comprehensive Community Wealth Approach is a theoretical model that can support practical efforts to map assets, identify issues, prioritize goals, and allocate resources in support of people-first and place-based community economic development
2 p.m.
Dialogue Days 2021Organizational Leadership Panel Discussion. Discuss skills needed for effective organizational leadership. Discuss different leadership styles, how to tailor leadership for the type of organization and business environment, how strong leaders create a supportive culture.
3 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopMusic Students:  Learn about specialized resources for your literature review and techniques specific to music searching. 
5 p.m.
Religious diversity is easy to praise on a bumper sticker, but it’s much harder to achieve in the messiness of real human lives. In this session, we’ll explore the challenges and rewards of navigating religious diversity based on real life cases.
5:30 p.m.
A clarinetist performing on stageThis recital will feature the students of Elizabeth Crawford, professor of music performance (clarinet). Free and open to the public.
All Day Event
Image of student holding award certificateThe Ball State University community and members of the public are cordially invited to attend the 26th annual Student Symposium from April 13-28
10 a.m.
Atrium gallery with students browsing the exhibitsThe School of Art invites the public to attend its series of rotating BFA exhibitions between April 13th through May 8th, 2021. Graduating seniors will display artworks created as part of their senior capstone projects, representing a dynamic range of media, concepts, and styles. This is a great chance to see the exciting art being made by some of the School of Art's seniors!Opening Reception is Thursday, April 15 from 4:00pm - 6:00pm. This event is open to the public.All exhibitions will be in The Ned and Gloria Griner Art Gallery, just off the Atrium Food Court in the Arts & Journalism building.
All Day Event
12 p.m.
Email rcipevents@bsu.edu for the WebEx link for Journey to Iran as presented by an international student from that country.
1 p.m.
The Office of the Vice Provost for Academic Affairs invites you to attend Celebrate Teaching: Honoring Our Creative Teaching Grant and Lawhead Award Winners showcasing the previous year's winners for Ball State's Creative Teaching Grant and the Lawhead Teaching Award in General Education. As a 2020 Creative Teaching Grant recipient, Dr. Kate Shively, will present on "Creative Teaching: Flipped Lessons & Online Spaces for Learning."
All Day Event
Image of student holding award certificateThe Ball State University community and members of the public are cordially invited to attend the 26th annual Student Symposium from April 13-28
10 a.m.
Atrium gallery with students browsing the exhibitsThe School of Art invites the public to attend its series of rotating BFA exhibitions between April 13th through May 8th, 2021. Graduating seniors will display artworks created as part of their senior capstone projects, representing a dynamic range of media, concepts, and styles. This is a great chance to see the exciting art being made by some of the School of Art's seniors!Opening Reception is Thursday, April 15 from 4:00pm - 6:00pm. This event is open to the public.All exhibitions will be in The Ned and Gloria Griner Art Gallery, just off the Atrium Food Court in the Arts & Journalism building.
9:30 a.m.
Dialogue Days 2021Banking and Financial Institutions Panel Discussion. Opportunities available in banking; changing nature of the banking industry; commercial banking vs. investment banking. Technology and banking.
11 a.m.
Join the Entrepreneurship Center for the Entrepreneurial Lecture Series with Vineet Erasala, Manny Setegn, and Peeyush Shrivastava co-founders of Genetesis, Inc. Genetesis is a medical technology company that provides biomagnetic imaging solutions. The lecture will be streamed live on the Entrepreneurship Center's Facebook page.
2 p.m.
Dialogue Days 2021Sales Management and Prospect Development Panel Discussion. Discuss the elements of a strong sales program. How are new prospects identified and cultivated? Technology and sales growth. Careers in sales and business development.
4 p.m.
Michelle Glowacki-Dudka Sabbatical LectureThe next event in the 2020-2021 Teachers College Dean's Lecture Series takes place on Thursday, April 15, from 4-5 p.m. with Dr. Michelle Glowacki-Dudka’s presentation: "Not Imposters: How Women Leaders Stay Whole in a Culture of Backlash, Patriarchy, and Oppression.”
5:30 p.m.
Reel Inclusion: Show Me DemocracyThe Office of Inclusive Excellence, Ball State University Libraries, Friends of Bracken Library, the Multicultural Center, and the Office of the Provost are excited to present a screening of the 2017 film Show Me Democracy as part of Reel Inclusion: A Film Series. This synchronous online film screening takes place at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 15 via Zoom. Directed by Dan Parris, this film documents the experiences of 7 St. Louis-area college student activists as they participate in The Scholarship Foundation’s Education Policy Internship Program in the wake of the killing if Michael Brown Jr. by Ferguson, Missouri police and subsequent protests. The film examines these students’ participation in both political protest and political advocacy as means of engaging in democracy to combat systemic racism and anti-immigration policy. The film includes depictions of violence and R-rated language. Following the film will be a discussion at 7:10 p.m. facilitated by Dr. Ruby Cain (Associate Professor of Practice, Adult & Community Education), Dr. Rona Robinson-Hill (Assistant Professor of Biology), and Ball State University students.
6:30 p.m.
"SEEING!" Show Poster with person looking up“SEEING!” follows a photon’s creation and journey across the galaxy to a young stargazer’s eye. The viewer follows the photon into the girl’s eye, learning the structures of the eye and their functions, prior to taking a ride on the optic nerve. Registration is required to secure a seat. Masks are required. Physical distancing is set up.
7 p.m.
Ball State faculty members Angela Jackson Brown and Mark Neely will read from their new books.
7:30 p.m.
The light painting in Sursa's lobby entitled First SymphonyThe Student Composers' Forum features creative and innovative musical compositions written by Ball State undergraduate and graduate student composers. Free and open to the public.
11 p.m.
If you need financial aid to help pay for college, you must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®). The 2021–22 FAFSA form is currently available.
All Day Event
Image of student holding award certificateThe Ball State University community and members of the public are cordially invited to attend the 26th annual Student Symposium from April 13-28
10 a.m.
Atrium gallery with students browsing the exhibitsThe School of Art invites the public to attend its series of rotating BFA exhibitions between April 13th through May 8th, 2021. Graduating seniors will display artworks created as part of their senior capstone projects, representing a dynamic range of media, concepts, and styles. This is a great chance to see the exciting art being made by some of the School of Art's seniors!Opening Reception is Thursday, April 15 from 4:00pm - 6:00pm. This event is open to the public.All exhibitions will be in The Ned and Gloria Griner Art Gallery, just off the Atrium Food Court in the Arts & Journalism building.
All Day Event
Calendar: Registrar
Today is the last day to web withdrawal for classes in the second 8 week part of Term 22.
All Day Event
Calendar: Registrar
Priority Registration for Fall 2021 ends.
9 a.m.
Join the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies as we celebrate our students and all the amazing work they’ve done over the past year!
12 p.m.
A vocalist performing on stageThis virtual (Zoom) recital will feature the students of School of Music graduate assistants.
4 p.m.
This talk addresses why humanities disciplines are anything but soft and nothing if not absolutely vital to every system, career, and setting we could name.
All Day Event
Image of student holding award certificateThe Ball State University community and members of the public are cordially invited to attend the 26th annual Student Symposium from April 13-28
10 a.m.
Atrium gallery with students browsing the exhibitsThe School of Art invites the public to attend its series of rotating BFA exhibitions between April 13th through May 8th, 2021. Graduating seniors will display artworks created as part of their senior capstone projects, representing a dynamic range of media, concepts, and styles. This is a great chance to see the exciting art being made by some of the School of Art's seniors!Opening Reception is Thursday, April 15 from 4:00pm - 6:00pm. This event is open to the public.All exhibitions will be in The Ned and Gloria Griner Art Gallery, just off the Atrium Food Court in the Arts & Journalism building.
10 a.m.
Violists Amy Kniffen and Li LiBall State viola professor Zoran Jakovcic will be joined by guest violists Amy Kniffen and Li Li for a virtual Ball State Viola Day. Events to include master classes, presentations, and recitals. This virtual event is free and open to all.
1:30 p.m.
Are you interested in a career in public affairs, working in government or the nonprofit sector to strengthen communities and provide vital services?If your answer is “yes,” then consider earning a Master of Public Administration degree at Ball State. Our interdisciplinary program allows you to gain substantive training in a specific policy area to complement your learning about public and nonprofit administration and policy. Our policy concentration areas include criminal justice, social issues and policy, information and communication technology, and urban planning. Students also have the opportunity to develop a customized course of study in other policy areas.
7:30 p.m.
The Prism ProjectThe Prism Project at Ball State University presents a virtual performance of "Under the Sea" featuring a variety of music, theater, visual arts, and dance. The Prism Project is a performing arts program for children with exceptionalities as well as a training ground for Ball State students who wish to work with children who have exceptionalities.
All Day Event
Image of student holding award certificateThe Ball State University community and members of the public are cordially invited to attend the 26th annual Student Symposium from April 13-28
3 p.m.
The Prism ProjectThe Prism Project at Ball State University presents a virtual performance of "Under the Sea" featuring a variety of music, theater, visual arts, and dance. The Prism Project is a performing arts program for children with exceptionalities as well as a training ground for Ball State students who wish to work with children who have exceptionalities.
All Day Event
Image of student holding award certificateThe Ball State University community and members of the public are cordially invited to attend the 26th annual Student Symposium from April 13-28
12 a.m.
Calendar: History
Point 1 Portfolio final revised submissions due to Dr. Stephan by Monday, April 19th 11:59PM
All Day Event
Image of student holding award certificateThe Ball State University community and members of the public are cordially invited to attend the 26th annual Student Symposium from April 13-28
All Day Event
Image of student holding award certificateThe Ball State University community and members of the public are cordially invited to attend the 26th annual Student Symposium from April 13-28
All Day Event
Image of student holding award certificateThe Ball State University community and members of the public are cordially invited to attend the 26th annual Student Symposium from April 13-28
All Day Event
Image of student holding award certificateThe Ball State University community and members of the public are cordially invited to attend the 26th annual Student Symposium from April 13-28
All Day Event
Image of student holding award certificateThe Ball State University community and members of the public are cordially invited to attend the 26th annual Student Symposium from April 13-28
All Day Event
Image of student holding award certificateThe Ball State University community and members of the public are cordially invited to attend the 26th annual Student Symposium from April 13-28
All Day Event
Image of student holding award certificateThe Ball State University community and members of the public are cordially invited to attend the 26th annual Student Symposium from April 13-28
All Day Event
Image of student holding award certificateThe Ball State University community and members of the public are cordially invited to attend the 26th annual Student Symposium from April 13-28
All Day Event
Image of student holding award certificateThe Ball State University community and members of the public are cordially invited to attend the 26th annual Student Symposium from April 13-28