Featured Events

Upcoming Events
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.
10 a.m.
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Get help with getting this semester off to a great start!
10 a.m.
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Visit the Learning Center to hang out, cool off, and eat some cookies!
10 a.m.
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Get information about tutoring and even sign up for a tutor!
3 p.m.
We invite all students to join us at our event to welcome all new and returning students to campus.
6 p.m.
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Quad BashOne of Ball State’s most beloved traditions is back and bigger than ever!
6 p.m.
Enjoy a party at the David Owsley Museum of Art during the University Program Board’s Quad Bash.
11 a.m.
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Recreation Services will offer a variety of games and events between 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
9 p.m.
Go under the sea with us at the BEST PARTY on CAMPUS.
9 p.m.
Go under the sea with us at the BEST PARTY on CAMPUS.
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.
Team Miller - Miller College of BusinessExplore the opportunities and resources offered by the Miller College of Business during this fun challenge! "The Journey" event starts in WB 100 and runs 3-5 PM; begin when your schedule allows. For all business freshmen and transfer students, but all business and non-business majors welcome. Enjoy a taste of The Village with pop-ups for Greek's Pizzeria and Insomnia Cookies. Pick up your Miller Majors Passport in WB 100 and collect stamps to win prizes, including dinner at Greek's Pizzeria and Roots Burger Bar.
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.
3 p.m.
Book discussion imageJoin colleagues to engage in conversation about Dare to Lead by Brené Brown. Group discussion will focus on leadership, courage and community. If you are unable to attend this date, another session will be offered on Thursday, September 19, 2019, from 9:00-10:00 AM.
9 a.m.
The School of Art is proud to present the Graphic Design and Visual Communication Alumni Exhibition.
3 p.m.
Team Miller - Miller College of BusinessExplore the opportunities and resources offered by the Miller College of Business during this fun challenge! "Creative Success" event starts in AT 206 and runs 3-5 PM; begin when your schedule allows. For all business freshmen and transfer students, but all business and non-business majors welcome. Nacho bar and s'mores bar provided by students in hospitality & food management. Pick up your Miller Majors Passport in AT 206 and collect stamps to win prizes, including dinner at Greek's Pizzeria and Roots Burger Bar.
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.
12 p.m.
RUOFF Kickoff ClassicJoin fellow Ball State fans to cheer on the Cardinals as they revive their state rivalry against Indiana University during the RUOFF Kickoff Classic.
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.
8 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.
All Day Event
Tuition is due the first of the month. September 1, 2019.
All Day Event
Labor Day - no classes. University administrative offices closed.
3 p.m.
Before our presidents met their first ladies, they had mothers. Many "First Moms" led very interesting lives that heavily influenced their sons' development into political titans who would go on to cement their names in history. Richard Harris, Lifelong Learners' resident history aficionado, will introduce the group to a number of these women who are often overlooked by historians and presidential scholars.
5 p.m.
Please join the School of Art for a presentation by artist, Erika Tada.
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.
2 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopJoin this livestreaming presentation of the University Libraries’ resources and services for online students. As an online student, you have access to the full range of library resources and services, including database access, course reserves, interlibrary loan, and research assistance. You will receive instructions by email for accessing the event online shortly before the event begins.
3 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopAre you looking for ways to measure the impact of your publications and research? Join us for an introduction to scholarly metrics. We will cover selected traditional and non-traditional tools to quantify the reach of your scholarship. Topics will include Journal Impact Factors and where to find them, the h-index, ORCIDs, and more. We will discuss alternative metrics, or “altmetrics,” and suggest different tools that can be used for seeing how much engagement your work is generating.
1 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopImprove the visual impact of your work with images. Learn to optimize images for digital projects. You’ll also learn more about finding quality images, navigating copyright, and citation.
3:30 p.m.
Antonio CancioSabbatical Presentation: Atoms in the Limit of Infinite Nuclear Charge -- Using Scaling Techniques to Predict Electronic Structure
6 p.m.
Reel Inclusion: Accidental CourtesyJoin us for Dr. Adam Schwartz’s presentation “Whiteness, Privilege, & how to be a Better Ally”and a screening of “Accidental Courtesy: Daryl Davis, Race & America”About the Film: Musician Daryl Davis has played all over the world with legends likeChuck Berry and Little Richard. In his off hours, Daryl likes to meet and befriend membersof the Ku Klux Klan in an effort to change their minds.Dr. Schwartz will facilitate a dialogue about the film’s thought-provoking message.Film contains violence and disturbing content. Viewer discretion is advised.
All Day Event
Student cleaning windowVolunteers will work together on community service projects throughout the day, both on campus and around Delaware County.
All Day Event
Statements are available to view.
10 a.m.
Organ console on Sursa Hall stageCome witness performances by the country’s top young organists on the magnificent Goulding & Wood organ in Sursa Hall. The third Sursa American Organ Competition will feature both high school and pre-professional contestants competing for monetary prizes. Friday, September 6 includes morning and afternoon semi-final sessions with performances by the six pre-professional candidates. Free and open to the public.
12 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopLearn about specialized resources for your literature review and techniques specific to music searching.
4 p.m.
Foundational Sciences Building renderingGroundbreaking for the Foundational Sciences Building takes place at the corner of Martin Street and Ashland Avenue.
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.