Featured Events

Upcoming Events
All Day Event
Last meeting day for regular classes.
5:30 p.m.
A clarinetist performing on stageThe Ball State Clarinet Choir is under the direction of Elizabeth Crawford, professor of music performance (clarinet). Free and open to the public.
7 p.m.
Student finalist presents speech to judges and audienceJoin the Department of Communication Studies for its annual Bucket Speech Competition. Five finalists from COMM 210 will present their speeches to a panel of judges and general audience. The charity or organization targeted in the winning speech will receive the donations collected for this event.
7:30 p.m.
Ran is a voice student of Mei Zhong, professor of voice. Program to include music by Bach, Vivaldi, Schubert, R. Schumann, Brahms, Bellini, Pergolesi, Rossini, Fauré, and Duparc. Free and open to the public.
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Calendar: Registrar
Electronic final grade submission is available for full term courses.
7:30 a.m.
Calendar: Student Center
The L.A. Pittenger Student Center will have several spaces throughout the building available for studying during finals week.
9 a.m.
The School of Art invites the public to attend its series of rotating BFA exhibitions between December 3rd through December 14th, 2019. 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!The public is invited. Closing Reception is from 4 - 6 pm on Friday, December 13th.All exhibitions will be in the Ned and Gloria Griner Art Gallery, just off the Atrium Food Court in the Arts & Journalism building.
4 p.m.
No Work Zone Thumbnail ImageTake a study break with Ball State University Libraries at our "No Work Zone" @ Bracken Library!The "No Work Zone" @ Bracken Library will take place Tuesday, December 10 through Thursday, December 12 from 4 to 8 p.m. in the Schwartz Digital Complex on Bracken Library 1 West. The zone will feature relaxing activities and a quiet space to help you rest and recharge in between studying for final exams. No schoolwork will be allowed in the "No Work Zone"!We will offer:• Board games• Coloring supplies• Jigsaw puzzles• Word search and Sudoku puzzles• Interesting books from our collections• Calming videos and music• A quiet atmosphereRegistration is not required--just stop by, and bring your friends!
9 a.m.
The School of Art invites the public to attend its series of rotating BFA exhibitions between December 3rd through December 14th, 2019. 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!The public is invited. Closing Reception is from 4 - 6 pm on Friday, December 13th.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
Final examination period
7:30 a.m.
Calendar: Student Center
The L.A. Pittenger Student Center will have several spaces throughout the building available for studying during finals week.
11:30 a.m.
Indiana Economic Outlook forecast luncheonJoin us Wednesday, December 11, for the annual Indiana Economic Outlook. The event includes a luncheon, next year's state and national economic forecast, and a panel discussion with Brian Martin, FHN Financial. Attendees MUST register online by December 4th. Click event title for full details.
4 p.m.
No Work Zone Thumbnail ImageTake a study break with Ball State University Libraries at our "No Work Zone" @ Bracken Library!The "No Work Zone" @ Bracken Library will take place Tuesday, December 10 through Thursday, December 12 from 4 to 8 p.m. in the Schwartz Digital Complex on Bracken Library 1 West. The zone will feature relaxing activities and a quiet space to help you rest and recharge in between studying for final exams. No schoolwork will be allowed in the "No Work Zone"!We will offer:• Board games• Coloring supplies• Jigsaw puzzles• Word search and Sudoku puzzles• Interesting books from our collections• Calming videos and music• A quiet atmosphereRegistration is not required--just stop by, and bring your friends!
9 a.m.
The School of Art invites the public to attend its series of rotating BFA exhibitions between December 3rd through December 14th, 2019. 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!The public is invited. Closing Reception is from 4 - 6 pm on Friday, December 13th.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
Final examination period
7:30 a.m.
Calendar: Student Center
The L.A. Pittenger Student Center will have several spaces throughout the building available for studying during finals week.
4 p.m.
No Work Zone Thumbnail ImageTake a study break with Ball State University Libraries at our "No Work Zone" @ Bracken Library!The "No Work Zone" @ Bracken Library will take place Tuesday, December 10 through Thursday, December 12 from 4 to 8 p.m. in the Schwartz Digital Complex on Bracken Library 1 West. The zone will feature relaxing activities and a quiet space to help you rest and recharge in between studying for final exams. No schoolwork will be allowed in the "No Work Zone"!We will offer:• Board games• Coloring supplies• Jigsaw puzzles• Word search and Sudoku puzzles• Interesting books from our collections• Calming videos and music• A quiet atmosphereRegistration is not required--just stop by, and bring your friends!
9 a.m.
The School of Art invites the public to attend its series of rotating BFA exhibitions between December 3rd through December 14th, 2019. 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!The public is invited. Closing Reception is from 4 - 6 pm on Friday, December 13th.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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Final examination period
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Fall semester ends.
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Calendar: Registrar
End Fall 2019 Term classes.
11 a.m.
This information session/open house/field trip will allow you to explore whether a master's in architecture is a good fit for you and your overall career plan.
12:30 p.m.
This information session will allow you to explore whether a master's in landscape architecture is a good fit for you and your overall career plan.
3:30 p.m.
This information session will allow you to explore whether a master's in urban design is a good fit for you and your overall career plan.
6:30 p.m.
The Christmas StarOver the years many people have tried to explain the appearance of the Star of Bethlehem, as described in the Bible. Can the star be explained as an exploding star, a comet or some other natural event in the sky? Potential natural explanations for the Star of Bethlehem and common modern-day misconceptions will be discussed.
9 a.m.
The School of Art invites the public to attend its series of rotating BFA exhibitions between December 3rd through December 14th, 2019. 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!The public is invited. Closing Reception is from 4 - 6 pm on Friday, December 13th.All exhibitions will be in the Ned and Gloria Griner Art Gallery, just off the Atrium Food Court in the Arts & Journalism building.
9 a.m.
Calendar: Registrar
Fall Commencement at Worthen Arena
10 a.m.
A graduate smiles at Winter commencementThere is one commencement ceremony in December, honoring students who have completed their degree requirements by the end of fall semester.
6:30 p.m.
The Christmas StarOver the years many people have tried to explain the appearance of the Star of Bethlehem, as described in the Bible. Can the star be explained as an exploding star, a comet or some other natural event in the sky? Potential natural explanations for the Star of Bethlehem and common modern-day misconceptions will be discussed.
8 p.m.
The Christmas StarOver the years many people have tried to explain the appearance of the Star of Bethlehem, as described in the Bible. Can the star be explained as an exploding star, a comet or some other natural event in the sky? Potential natural explanations for the Star of Bethlehem and common modern-day misconceptions will be discussed.
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Semester break
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12:30 p.m.
Calendar: Working Well
5 p.m.
Grades due by 5 p.m.
5 p.m.
Calendar: Registrar
Final grade submissions due by 4:59 p.m. for full (1), second 8 week (22), and third 5 week (33) parts of term.
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Semester break
11 a.m.
Calendar: Working Well
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Calendar: Registrar
Grades available in Self-Service Banner for students to view.
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Tuition is due the first of the month. January 1, 2019.
All Day Event
Ball State University has partnered with Heartland ESCI, offering the opportunity to receive your 1098-T Statement electronically.
All Day Event
Semester break
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Semester break
12 a.m.
Financial aid refund checks for the Spring Semester will be issued beginning Friday, January 3rd.
9 a.m.
January 3, 2020 - 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM - Meet in the Student Center - Room 102 (Yuhas Room)
All Day Event
Semester break
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Semester break
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Calendar: Registrar
Begin Spring full (1), first 8 week (21), and first 5 week (31) parts of term.