Multicultural Center Facilities


The Malcolm X Library features books about different cultures and issues: people of African-American, Asian-American, Latino/Hispanic, and Native American descent, as well as LGBTQ people.

It is also one of our meeting rooms that can be reserved on campus. It includes a flat screen TV and can seat 20-25 people.

The space, which has become popular for its quiet atmosphere, may be used as a study room or classroom.

The Malcolm X Library is located on the upper level of the center.

The lab is equipped with three computers and printing capabilities.

Found on the second floor of the building, the Harry Watkins room includes tables and seating for 12.

Our center has a fully equipped kitchen on the first floor.

It can be used for meetings or other gatherings.

Reserve a Space

To reserve a space in the Multicultural Center, please complete our online form.

Reserve a Space

The following list of scholarships are offered by outside organizations not affiliated with Ball State. Please refer to the sponsoring organizations for requirements and deadlines.





Public Service

Ball State is home to the “Big Four” multicultural organizations:

More Ways to Get Involved

For a complete list of all student organizations and activities, search on BennyLink.

For more information about student organizations at Ball State, please consult our Office of Student Life.

The Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation provides research and experiences that help improve graduation rates and the number of degrees awarded to ethnic minority students, especially in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math.

Participating students are paired with faculty mentors, who introduce and mentor students in their respective fields.

Students may also earn stipends of $1,500 to $2,000 for a summer research experience.

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The Office of Inclusive Excellence provides services and resources to students, faculty, and staff to help create an inclusive culture on campus.

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The Multicultural Center also serves as the site of Ball State's Cardinal Kitchen food pantry, which is managed by Student Voluntary Services.

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Ball State strives to support lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning, and queer people and their allies. We have university policies, Safe Zones, counseling services, and many other programs and services that strive to strengthen our university by recognizing and celebrating our differences.

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Gender Inclusive Restroom Map

The interactive map below provides the location of gender inclusive restrooms across Ball State's campus.