Upcoming Events
3:30 p.m.
Cardinal Directions (formerly known as “Stars to Steer By”) is a career series geared to students in Anthropology, English, History, Modern Languages & Classics, and Philosophy & Religious Studies. Remember: recent alumni still looking for jobs or interested in a career pivot are also welcome!
All Day Event
Cheerleaders Celebrate your Cardinal pride with the Ball State University Alumni Association. Don't miss the food, fun, and entertainment before Ball State football takes on Northern Illinois!
4:30 p.m.
We’re bringing Ball State to Roche for a casual reception to celebrate Cardinal pride!
5 p.m.
Cardinal Directions (formerly known as “Stars to Steer By”) is a career series geared to students in Anthropology, English, History, Modern Languages & Classics, and Philosophy & Religious Studies. Remember: recent alumni still looking for jobs or interested in a career pivot are also welcome!
1 p.m.
Preserving Local History: Community Scan Day Oct 2022Ball State University Libraries, Delaware County Historical Society, Minnetrista Museum & Gardens, and Muncie Public Library have teamed up again and invite you to bring your local photographs and documents to a Community Scan Day! We will scan your items for possible inclusion in our digital community archives. Keep your original items and gain a digital copy on a free flash drive.
3:30 p.m.
Cardinal Directions (formerly known as “Stars to Steer By”) is a career series geared to students in Anthropology, English, History, Modern Languages & Classics, and Philosophy & Religious Studies. Remember: recent alumni still looking for jobs or interested in a career pivot are also welcome!
4:30 p.m.
Wilks Communications Group LogoJoin us for an exclusive reception generously hosted by alumni Brad and Gardi Wilks of Wilks Communications Group in downtown Chicago!
All Day Event
Male and Charlie CardinalCelebrate your Cardinal pride with the Ball State University Alumni Association. Don't miss the food, fun, and entertainment before Ball State football takes on UCONN!
6 p.m.
Enjoy food trucks, music, and more as a way to get yourself ready for all the excitement of Homecoming Week.
All Day Event
Dialogue DaysJoin us for the largest professional development event of the year October 18–20. Network with alumni as they join us on campus to participate in numerous panel discussions. Alumni will share their experiences leading a range of industries, including manufacturing, financial services, and telecommunications. Networking and social opportunities complement professional development sessions and workshops.
5 p.m.
Cardinal Directions (formerly known as “Stars to Steer By”) is a career series geared to students in Anthropology, English, History, Modern Languages & Classics, and Philosophy & Religious Studies. Remember: recent alumni still looking for jobs or interested in a career pivot are also welcome!
7:30 p.m.
Join us at the 38 annual Student Scholarship Talent Search! We will be showcasing some of Ball State's finest talent for the University and the Muncie community.
All Day Event
Dialogue DaysJoin us for the largest professional development event of the year October 18–20. Network with alumni as they join us on campus to participate in numerous panel discussions. Alumni will share their experiences leading a range of industries, including manufacturing, financial services, and telecommunications. Networking and social opportunities complement professional development sessions and workshops.
7 p.m.
Join us for the David Letterman Distinguished Professional Lecture and Workshop Series, featuring Stedman Graham, business advisor, author, chairman and CEO of S. Graham and Associates, and 1979 Ball State University graduate!If you are wanting to become a passionate, purposeful, and meaningful leader through identifying who you are, your strengths, and your skills, this lecture is for you! “Identity Leadership” will be held at 7 p.m. on October 19 at Sursa Performance Hall.
All Day Event
Dialogue DaysJoin us for the largest professional development event of the year October 18–20. Network with alumni as they join us on campus to participate in numerous panel discussions. Alumni will share their experiences leading a range of industries, including manufacturing, financial services, and telecommunications. Networking and social opportunities complement professional development sessions and workshops.
7:30 p.m.
Ball State Homecoming's most popular event! Come watch student organizations dance and compete in the annual lip-sync competition.
9 a.m.
Charlie CardinalMiller College of Business faculty invites our alumni to join us for a Homecoming Open House!
12 p.m.
Join us for the 43 annual Bed Race! Students, faculty, staff, and alumni teams compete for this ultimate display of Cardinal spirit.
5 p.m.
Join ROTC alumni for a weekend on campus that includes a reception, tailgate, football game, and golf outing!
5 p.m.
Join ROTC alumni for a weekend on campus that includes a reception, tailgate, football game, and golf outing!
8:45 a.m.
Brush off your running/walking shoes and join fellow Ball State alumni and students for the annual Chase Charlie 5K Run/Walk.
9 a.m.
Join us in one of the best locations to watch the Homecoming parade! Complimentary refreshments will be available, as well as many door prize giveaways!
9 a.m.
The Homecoming Parade has been one of Ball State's greatest traditions since it began in 1939. University organizations and Muncie community businesses and groups enter floats, cars, bands, and even horses to show off their Cardinal Pride!
11:30 a.m.
TailgateJoin us for Homecoming Weekend on October 22 for a tailgate event before the home football game against Eastern Michigan. Reconnect with your classmates, and network with fellow alumni. Join us in the South end of the Gold Lot adjacent to the Alumni Center.
12 p.m.
Women with Chirp Chirp SignCelebrate your Cardinal pride with the Ball State University Alumni Association. Don't miss the food, fun, and entertainment before Ball State football takes on Eastern Michigan for our Homecoming game!
5 p.m.
Join ROTC alumni for a weekend on campus that includes a reception, tailgate, football game, and golf outing!
6:30 p.m.
Astronomy Slam Poster 2022, Text over JWST Carina Nebula from NASA, Cost $4, Seating LimitedThe Charles W. Brown Planetarium presents the 3rd Annual Astronomy SLAM! Just 10 minutes a person – that is all the time Ball State students will get to share a piece of our universe with you in the Brown Planetarium. During this event, students will use planetarium visuals to help them present in the most creative way they can while competing for the title of Astronomy Slam Champion! Purchase tickets at https://commerce.cashnet.com/BALL_EMS114
7:30 p.m.
Cartoon image of four middle-aged women dancing with the text "Menopause the Musical" above.7:30 p.m. | Emens Auditorium