Featured Events

Upcoming Events
10 a.m.
Transfer Visit Days are special opportunities for transfer students and their families to visit our vibrant campus and learn more about transferring to Ball State.
3 p.m.
Image of Amida Buddha and sculptures in Asian GalleryJoin us in the Asian Art gallery most Fridays at 3:00 pm for a relaxing, end of the week meditation.
4 p.m.
Every other Friday during the spring 2019 semester, students in the lab sciences will deliver public presentations on their scientific research. This program fosters collaboration among diverse labs in departments such as biology, chemistry, medical education, human performance and more, giving students who participate the opportunity to prepare and present authentic research in a formal but friendly setting.
4 p.m.
English Department Robert Bell Ball Awards CeremonyJoin us in the Upside Down to celebrate the accomplishments of English Department students.
5:30 p.m.
Zac is a voice student of Craig Priebe, associate professor of music performance. Free and open to the public.
6 p.m.
People watching presentationA free campus and community event at the David Owsley Museum of Art, 2021 W. Riverside Ave.
6:30 p.m.
Black Holes Worm HolesA place from which nothing can escape, not even light, is called a black hole. Once thought to be only a mathematical curiosity, astronomers now think they are real. The theory of relativity also predicts the existence of wormholes that connect different regions of the universe. Popular movies have shown black holes as places of great destruction and wormholes as a way for instantaneous travel across the galaxy. But is any of this true? Did Hollywood get it right?
7:30 p.m.
Meghan is a piano student of James Helton, professor of music performance. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Woodwind musicians performingUnder the direction of Thomas Caneva and Caroline Hand, program to include works by Nicole Piunno (guest composer-in-residence), Tielman Susato, Clifton Williams, Claude Debussy, and James M. Stephenson. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office.
7:30 p.m.
Full Circle DanceA celebration of the relationship between dance and design, Full Circle Dance showcases how design can drastically change the feeling and world of a piece. With a first act that lacks design elements and a second act that features the same works with new life created by our designers, FULL CIRCLE DANCE will illustrate the collaboration between dance and design.
8 p.m.
Black Holes Worm HolesA place from which nothing can escape, not even light, is called a black hole. Once thought to be only a mathematical curiosity, astronomers now think they are real. The theory of relativity also predicts the existence of wormholes that connect different regions of the universe. Popular movies have shown black holes as places of great destruction and wormholes as a way for instantaneous travel across the galaxy. But is any of this true? Did Hollywood get it right?
All Day Event
Final examination day for Saturday classes.
10 a.m.
A female harpist performingThis recital will feature students of Elizabeth Richter, professor of music performance (harp). Free and open to the public.
1 p.m.
Trout Lillies in Christy Woods in Spring 2019Share a pleasant spring jaunt through Christy Woods with friends while learning about the history and management of Ball State’s outdoor classroom.
2:30 p.m.
Enjoy a docent-guided tour in the David Owsley Museum of Art galleries.
5:30 p.m.
Lydia is a flute student of Mihoko Watanabe, professor of flute. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Julianna is a voice student of Beth Truitt, assistant teaching professor of theatre. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Aaron will present several self-composed works for a variety of instruments and media. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Full Circle DanceA celebration of the relationship between dance and design, Full Circle Dance showcases how design can drastically change the feeling and world of a piece. With a first act that lacks design elements and a second act that features the same works with new life created by our designers, FULL CIRCLE DANCE will illustrate the collaboration between dance and design.
1 p.m.
Faculty talking to students at awards banquetPlease join us in recognizing all Communication Studies students. While some will be receiving special honors, we also want to take this opportunity to recognize the contributions of our students and their families, faculty, and staff.
3 p.m.
Members of the Statesmen choir performing on stageUnder the direction of Andrew Crow and Kerry Glann, the program will include selections by Trent Worthington, Herbert Howells, Franz Schubert (featuring mezzo-soprano Kathleen Maurer), Pavel Chesnokov, Casey Rule, Craig Hella Johnson, Felix Mendelssohn, Josquin Desprez, Emily Crocker, Roger Emerson, Charlotte Botha, Gwyneth Walker, Jocelyn Hagen, and Elaine Hagenberg. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office.
6 p.m.
Tran is a piano student of Robert Palmer, the Ruth Weldy Mauzy and Mary Weldy Porter distinguished professor of music. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Tao is a voice student of Mei Zhong, professor of voice. Free and open to the public.
All Day Event
Last meeting day for regular classes.
All Day Event
Calendar: Dining Calendar
Ball State Dining Services will have adjusted hours for Monday, April 29.
5:30 p.m.
A free event featuring performances and artwork by MCS students.
5:30 p.m.
Sarah is an oboe student of Lisa Kozenko, associate professor of music performance (oboe). Free and open to the public.
5:30 p.m.
Jordan is a cello student of Peter Opie, associate professor of cello. Free and open to the public.
8 p.m.
Brandon is a trumpet student of Stephen Campbell, assistant professor of music performance (trumpet). Free and open to the public.
All Day Event
Final Examination Period
All Day Event
Electronic final grade submission opens today for full term, second 8 week, and third 5 week spring courses.
All Day Event
Calendar: Dining Calendar
Ball State Dining Services will have adjusted hours for Tuesday, April 30.
9 a.m.
students in the atrium art galleryThe School of Art announces the final of four BFA student art exhibitions, running from April 30th through May 4th in the Atrium Gallery. Opening reception is Friday, May 3rd from 4-6 pm. This event is free and open to the public.
3 p.m.
As more print newspapers move online, and more people consume their news through digital and social media sources, broadcast journalism has advanced to meet their needs. Reid Duffy, television journalist and author, will discuss the past 40 years of these changes and trends in a rapidly evolving field.
4 p.m.
No Work Zone Thumbnail ImageTake a study break with Ball State University Libraries at our "No Work Zone" @ Bracken Library! The "No Work Zone" @ Bracken Library will take place Tuesday, April 30 through Thursday, May 2 from 4 to 8 p.m. in the Schwartz Digital Complex on Bracken Library 1 West. The zone will feature relaxing activities and a quiet space to help you rest and recharge in between studying for final exams. No schoolwork will be allowed in the "No Work Zone"! We will offer:• Board games• Coloring supplies• Jigsaw puzzles• Word search and Sudoku puzzles• Calming videos and music• Interesting books from our collections• Meditation area• A quiet atmosphereRegistration is not required--just stop by, and bring your friends!
9 a.m.
students in the atrium art galleryThe School of Art announces the final of four BFA student art exhibitions, running from April 30th through May 4th in the Atrium Gallery. Opening reception is Friday, May 3rd from 4-6 pm. This event is free and open to the public.
All Day Event
Final Examination Period
All Day Event
Tuition is due the first of the month. May 1, 2019. This is the final Spring Semester payment.
All Day Event
Calendar: Dining Calendar
Ball State Dining Services will have adjusted hours for Wednesday, May 1.
9 a.m.
students in the atrium art galleryThe School of Art announces the final of four BFA student art exhibitions, running from April 30th through May 4th in the Atrium Gallery. Opening reception is Friday, May 3rd from 4-6 pm. This event is free and open to the public.
9 a.m.
students in the atrium art galleryThe School of Art announces the final of four BFA student art exhibitions, running from April 30th through May 4th in the Atrium Gallery. Opening reception is Friday, May 3rd from 4-6 pm. This event is free and open to the public.
9 a.m.
students in the atrium art galleryThe School of Art announces the final of four BFA student art exhibitions, running from April 30th through May 4th in the Atrium Gallery. Opening reception is Friday, May 3rd from 4-6 pm. This event is free and open to the public.