Ball State Student Activity Fees are utilized to provide financial support for co-curricular engagement opportunities for all students. Portions of the Student Organization Fund (SOF) are made available to recognized student organizations in accordance with the SOF policy. Funds may be used for activities, programs, resources, services, and events that enhance the cultural, recreational, social, and/or intellectual life of the university. The SOF will be awarded in a viewpoint-neutral manner through the SOF allocation process.

Any recognized student organization that wants to plan activities, programs, resource, services, and events using the SOF may submit a request for funding. 

Student Organization Fund Allocation Policy

Student Organizations are strongly encouraged to review the Student Organization Fund Allocation Policy prior to submitting a Student Activities Budget Request Form

Frequently Asked Questions

Please review a number of Frequently Asked Questions about the Student Organization Fund Allocation Policy

Student Organization Funding Periods

Student organizations are eligible to submit funding requests at various points through the year. The remaining funding periods for this academic year include:

Fall 2019

Spring 2020

Academic Year 2020-2021

Monthly and Unanticipated Fund Request Deadline

Student Organization Fund Allocation Committee decisions for monthly and unanticipated fund requests be shared within 2-3 weeks of the stated deadlines. The appeal deadline will be shared in each decision letter.

Questions about the Student Organization Fund Allocation Policy or the Funding Periods can be directed to