Student Center

The Student Center not only provides fun and free events, it's also home to many important offices on campus. Student organizations that provide entertainment and education for Ball State, such as the University Program Board and Student Life, have offices in the Student Center. Fraternity and sorority governance offices, volunteer organizations, and many more groups are housed in the Student Center.

Services & Departments Located in the Student Center

The Student Center offers a variety of rooms and room set-ups for you to host your events and meetings. Meeting rooms are free to use for on-campus student organization, academic, and administrative events, you simply need to fill out an online request form. University Catering is the exclusive catering service for the Student Center.
Student Center Programs is a unit of the Student Center that mainly focuses on planning programs for the students. The office is made up of two student organizations, Late Nite and the University Program Board (UPB). Late Nite plans events every Saturday from 9 p.m. till 1 a.m. UPB plans various types of events throughout the year but also presents Friday Night Filmworks every Friday at 9 p.m. The office is responsible for working with other departments to plan Family Weekend every year.
Student Center Tally features Starbucks, Taco Bell, a chef action station, hearty soups, and a salad bar boasting more than 35 crisp greens, veggies, fruits, and other toppings
Satisfy your specific tastes and style from an extensive menus that serves up playful appetizers and delectable desserts to complement buffet, family-style, or plated meals from the exotic to the traditional.
Located in the back of the Student Center, the Post Office is a contracted substation of the U.S. Postal Service. Academic school year: Monday-Friday 8:00-4:30pm, Summer Hours: Monday-Friday 7:30-3:30pm, Telephone: 765-285-8428

The primary function of the Billiards room is to serve as an activity space for admitted Ball State University Students and their guests.  The Billiards room is a reservable space.  The Billiards room can be reserved by Student Organizations in good standing, Departments, Faculty, and Staff for private events.  If the space has been reserved for a private event, appropriate signage will indicate such. Reservations will have priority. 


Billiards Room Rules: 


  • Pool cues are to remain at waist level and never used in any fashion other than their intended purpose. If a pool cue is used for any other purpose the user will be asked to leave and may be banned from returning. 
  • Keep food, drinks, and personal possessions off the tables.
  • Respect all equipment and return it how you found it.
  • Do not sit on the tables. 
  • Keep the space clean. Use trash cans to dispose of garbage.
  • Leave the room as you found it or better.


Hot Heads Hair Design offers salon services in the Student Center.

Student Center Lower Level, SC L-21

Phone Number: 765-285-1944

Introducing, Hot Heads on Campus, a Paul Mitchell styling salon located in the Student Center. The salon welcomes all students, faculty, staff, and visitors. We love to meet new guests!

The salon has four styling chairs and a waxing station. We offer cuts, colors, balayage, highlights, ombre, keratin, conditioning, brows, and beard services. We also carry a complete line of Paul Mitchell hair care products available for purchase. 

The salon is owned and operated by Tena Rees, a Ball State alumna, whom is thrilled to be back on campus.

Salon Hours:

Monday - Friday: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Saturday: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Please call 765-285-1944 for more information or to schedule an appointment. Please visit our website to see our current specials.

Along with accommodations tailored to your own needs a student, the Office of Disability Services provides additional resources to help you get involved on campus and succeed academically. Or if you’re a faculty member, review our information about how to best assist any students who have disabilities.

Disability Services

Need to buy a permit, find out where you can park on campus or pay a ticket. Visit Parking services located in the Student Center or find them online at

The Rinker Center for Global Affairs is Ball State’s resource for international study and activities. With the support and engagement of faculty, students, and the local community, we are at the heart of Ball State’s commitment to international teaching and learning.

Rinker Center

The Office of Student Conduct provides the following services for the University community:

  • administers the Code of Student Rights and Responsibilities
  • responds to allegations of misconduct
  • provides support to the Associate Provost in grade appeals and academic misconduct procedures
  • helps students understand and navigate other university policies and procedures
  • oversees compliance with the Clery Act publishing annual security and fire safety reports for students, employees, and the general public.
Student Conduct Information

Student Legal Services (SLS) can help you with

  • criminal law
  • all areas of civil law, including landlord/tenant, contracts, consumer, employment, tort, debtor/creditor, probate, real estate, traffic tickets, and family matters
  • provide you with legal reference materials and fill-in-the blank forms for leases, subleases, housing inspection forms, and roommates' agreements.  We also prepare some contracts and other legal documents.
Student Legal Services

The Office of Student Life is home to Greek Life, Student Organizations and more. Check out their website for more information.

Student Life