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.
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.
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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.
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.
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.”
7 p.m.
Ball State faculty members Angela Jackson Brown and Mark Neely will read from their new books.
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.
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Calendar: Registrar
Today is the last day to web withdrawal for classes in the second 8 week part of Term 22.
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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!
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.
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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.
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.
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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
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
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Calendar: Registrar
Today is the last day to web withdrawal for classes in the third 5 week part of Term 33.
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Calendar: Registrar
Open registration for Fall 2021 begins
2 p.m.
You’re invited to the virtual reception and presentation to honor the teaching and service of the 2019-2020 Lawhead Teaching Award in General Education recipient, Dr. Sarah Vitale. RSVP to receive the Zoom link information.
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.
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. Emily Rutter will present on "Antiracism and Intersectionality in the Classroom and Beyond."
10 a.m.
students in the atrium art galleryThe 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 Wednesday, April 21 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.
3 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopDo you need to find recordings or notated music for performance or research? Amy Edmonds, Music and Media Librarian, will show you the most reliable resources, including free and subscription resources to help you be successful in your music studies. Topics will also include how to use OneSearch for online music resources, how to make a playlist using Naxos Music Library, free sources of public domain and Creative Commons notated music, and how to cite these items using Chicago Manual of Style or other style manuals.
5 p.m.
Join us as Dr. Hollis Phelps (Mercer University) discusses our current "psychedelic renaissance" and how we should understand the relationship between mind-altering substances, indigenous religious practices, and contemporary "spiritual but not religious" identities.
7 p.m.
Virtual Tuesday Trivia NightJoin us for virtual trivia! You will answer questions based on the University’s history, as well as fun facts about sports, current events, pop culture, and maybe even some Harry Potter or Marvel trivia! Every night will have different categories. This will be a great way to meet new people, learn about business student organizations, and win prizes!
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.
students in the atrium art galleryThe 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 Wednesday, April 21 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.
12 p.m.
Join the Office of Graduate Admissions to learn about the opportunities that await you at Ball State University. Find your passion and purpose at Ball State with over 100 graduate programs to choose from, dedicated faculty that inspire our students, and a campus with premiere facilities. Discover all Ball State has to offer during our upcoming information session!
3 p.m.
During this webinar, you will hear from three exciting and innovative professors in Miller College. They will offer their thoughts and research on three different issues discussed today on social media, in newspapers, and on the airwaves.
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.
students in the atrium art galleryThe 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 Wednesday, April 21 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.
8:30 a.m.
The Conference for Pre-College Philosophical Engagement, hosted by the Ball State Philosophy Outreach Project, allows high school students and teachers to explore a variety of philosophy topics in small breakout sessions. The 2021 conference will take place virtually, and registration is free.
6 p.m.
Join us for the final grad reading of the semester
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.
students in the atrium art galleryThe 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 Wednesday, April 21 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.
12 p.m.
Architecture Library Book TalkJoin us on Friday, April 23 for a virtual book talk hosted by the Architecture Library. We'll be hearing from faculty authors Ana de Brea, Michael Burayidi, César Cruz, and Matthew Wilson about their book topics and how they went from concept to research to writing to published book.
4 p.m.
Every spring, we gather and distribute awards and scholarships. This year, we’ll continue that tradition—online!
5:30 p.m.
The Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies Ball State University in conjunction with Muncie Public Library presents a free lecture and discussion series.
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.
students in the atrium art galleryThe 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 Wednesday, April 21 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
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
6 p.m.
The Center for Emerging Media Design & Development offers a low-residency program that accommodates the busy schedules of working professionals throughout the program. Our information session will provide attendees an overview of the master's degree and course structure.
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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
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Final examination day for Saturday classes.
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Last meeting day for regular classes.
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Final Examination Period.
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Calendar: Registrar
Electronic final grade submission is available for full term, second 8 week, and third 5 week courses.
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Final Examination Period.
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Final Examination Period.
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Final Examination Period.
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Spring Semester ends.
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May Commencement.
3:59 p.m.
Calendar: Registrar
Final grades due 3:59 for full (1), second 8 week (22), and third 5 week (33) parts of term.
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University classes begin for Part of Term 1 (full summer term).University classes begin for Part of Term 21 (first half term).
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Calendar: Registrar
University classes begin for Part of Term 1 (full summer term) and Part of Term 21 (first half term).
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Calendar: Registrar
Change of course end for Part of Term 21 (first half term).
12 p.m.
Join the Office of Graduate Admissions to learn about the opportunities that await you at Ball State University. Find your passion and purpose at Ball State with over 100 graduate programs to choose from, dedicated faculty that inspire our students, and a campus with premiere facilities. Discover all Ball State has to offer during our upcoming information session!
All Day Event
Calendar: Registrar
Change of course end for Part of Term 1 (full summer term).
11 a.m.
University Libraries WorkshopThe Music Refresher Workshop is designed to help both graduate and undergraduate students review library resources for research and study. Topics include searching OneSearch for both physical and online materials, music databases, and open-access resources for coursework or thesis proposals. Amy Edmonds, Ball State University Libraries' Music and Media Librarian, will answer your questions and share tips for successful searching.
4 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopThe Music Refresher Workshop is designed to help both graduate and undergraduate students review library resources for research and study. Topics include searching OneSearch for both physical and online materials, music databases, and open-access resources for coursework or thesis proposals. Amy Edmonds, Ball State University Libraries' Music and Media Librarian, will answer your questions and share tips for successful searching.
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Memorial Day – no classesUniversity administrative offices closed.
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Calendar: Graduate School
To receive your degree in Summer of 2021, you must apply to graduate by June 1, 2021, even if you don’t plan to attend the commencement ceremony.
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Calendar: Registrar
Today is the last day to web withdraw for classes in Part of Term 21.
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Part of Term 21 (first half term) ends.
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Calendar: Registrar
Electronic final grade submission is available for classes taught in Part of Term 21 (first half term).
All Day Event
Calendar: Registrar
Classes taught in Part of Term 21 (first half term) end today.
12 p.m.
Join the Office of Graduate Admissions to learn about the opportunities that await you at Ball State University. Find your passion and purpose at Ball State with over 100 graduate programs to choose from, dedicated faculty that inspire our students, and a campus with premiere facilities. Discover all Ball State has to offer during our upcoming information session!
All Day Event
University classes begin for Part of Term 22 (second half term).
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Calendar: Registrar
University classes begin for Part of Term 21 (second half term).
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Calendar: Registrar
Change of course end for Part of Term 22 (second half term).
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Calendar: Graduate School
June 23, 2021 is the Summer 2021 submission deadline for RES 697 Research Paper, CRPR 698 Creative Project, THES 698 Thesis, and DISS 799 Doctor’s Dissertation.
3:59 p.m.
Calendar: Registrar
All final grade submissions for first half term classes must be submitted electronically by 3:59 p.m. today.
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Calendar: Registrar
Today is the last day to web withdrawal for classes in Part of Term 1 (full summer).
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Independence Day Observance – no classes.
1 p.m.
This online information session will help you explore if a PhD in Educational Psychology is right for you. You will get a chance to meet faculty, current students and alumni, see a virtual tour of the campus and department, and hear more about the application procedures, programmatic requirements and job prospects.
All Day Event
Calendar: Registrar
Today is the last day to web withdraw for classes in the second half of Term 22.
12 p.m.
Join the Office of Graduate Admissions to learn about the opportunities that await you at Ball State University. Find your passion and purpose at Ball State with over 100 graduate programs to choose from, dedicated faculty that inspire our students, and a campus with premiere facilities. Discover all Ball State has to offer during our upcoming information session!
All Day Event
Part of Term 1 ends (full summer term).Part of Term 22 ends (second half term).
All Day Event
Calendar: Registrar
Classes taught in Part of Term 1 (full summer) and Part of term 22 (second half term) end today.
All Day Event
Calendar: Registrar
Electronic final grade submission is available for Part of Term 1 (full term) and Part of Term 22 (second half term) courses.
All Day Event
July Commencement.
3:59 p.m.
Calendar: Registrar
Final grade submission closes today at 3:59pm for all Term 1 (full summer) and Term 21 (second half term) courses.
12 p.m.
Join the Office of Graduate Admissions to learn about the opportunities that await you at Ball State University. Find your passion and purpose at Ball State with over 100 graduate programs to choose from, dedicated faculty that inspire our students, and a campus with premiere facilities. Discover all Ball State has to offer during our upcoming information session!
1 p.m.
This online information session will help you explore if a PhD in Educational Psychology is right for you. You will get a chance to meet faculty, current students and alumni, see a virtual tour of the campus and department, and hear more about the application procedures, programmatic requirements and job prospects.
All Day Event
Calendar: Graduate School
To receive your degree in Fall of 2021, you must apply to graduate by September 22, 2021, even if you don’t plan to attend the commencement ceremony.
1 p.m.
This online information session will help you explore if a PhD in Educational Psychology is right for you. You will get a chance to meet faculty, current students and alumni, see a virtual tour of the campus and department, and hear more about the application procedures, programmatic requirements and job prospects.
All Day Event
Calendar: Graduate School
November 17, 2021 is the Fall 2021 submission deadline for RES 697 Research Paper, CRPR 698 Creative Project, THES 698 Thesis, and DISS 799 Doctor’s Dissertation.
1 p.m.
Accelerated Masters Program (AMP) for Educational Psychology MS and Quantitative Psychology MS.This free online information session will explain how the Accelerated Masters Program works and discuss the Educational Psychology and Quantitative Psychology MS programs. You will learn what graduates of each of these programs end up doing and get information on how to apply to the program.
1 p.m.
This online information session will help you explore if a PhD in Educational Psychology is right for you. You will get a chance to meet faculty, current students and alumni, see a virtual tour of the campus and department, and hear more about the application procedures, programmatic requirements and job prospects.
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Small Cities Conference 2020The Small Cities Conference brings together scholars and policymakers to focus on issues facing small cities and rural communities during this three-day conference. Full details available at https://sites.bsu.edu/smallcities
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Small Cities Conference 2020The Small Cities Conference brings together scholars and policymakers to focus on issues facing small cities and rural communities during this three-day conference. Full details available at https://sites.bsu.edu/smallcities
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Small Cities Conference 2020The Small Cities Conference brings together scholars and policymakers to focus on issues facing small cities and rural communities during this three-day conference. Full details available at https://sites.bsu.edu/smallcities
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Small Cities Conference 2020The Small Cities Conference brings together scholars and policymakers to focus on issues facing small cities and rural communities during this three-day conference. Full details available at https://sites.bsu.edu/smallcities