Students are encouraged to contact their department chair or dean's office to see if funding for financial emergencies might be available. Broadly, here are some other options to consider: 

Emergency Loans

The Office of Retention and Graduation administers an emergency loan program comprised of donated funds. Full-time, currently enrolled students on Ball State's main campus are eligible for emergency loans.

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Jack Beyerl Emergency Aid – Covid-19

Ball State students who are experiencing financial hardship as a result of COVID-19 may be eligible for a one-time grant of $250.00 (maximum) from the Jack Beyerl Emergency Aid Fund.

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Financial Aid

The Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships offer a variety of services and programs designed to help you find ways to meet the costs of education.

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21st Century Scholars

The 21st Century Scholar Award provides up to four years of undergraduate tuition to eligible incoming students and guidance to ensure student success in college.

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