Q: What is Student Center Programs?

A: Student Center Programs is the programming unit of the L.A. Pittenger Student Center. It is composed of two student organizations, Late Nite @ Ball State and the University Program Board. Both organizations provide their own unique events but they often collaborate to provide students with the best entertainment on campus. 


Q: How can I get involved with Late Nite or UPB?

A: Visit both of our websites to see current opportunities:

Q: Who can attend Student Center Programs events?

A: Ball State students, faculty and staff. Ball State IDs are required for in-person events and affiliated logins are required for virtual events. 


Q: Can I bring my friend who is visiting from another university?

A: Unfortunately, no. At this time, we are not permitting guests to any Late Nite or UPB events. Please make sure you are also following the guest policy changes outlined by Housing and Residence Life if you live in a residence hall on campus. 


Q: Do I have to wear a mask to Late Nite and UPB events?

A: Yes. All our events require face masks. Please follow the guidelines of building signage and event management. 


Q: Why do I no longer receive Late Nite or UPB emails? 

A: Ball State now utilizes the Communication Center for all campus-wide emails. Follow the directions below to subscribe to our emails and set your frequency preferences. 

  1. Visit commcenter.bsu.edu.
  2. Click "Manage My Subscriptions" on the red bar at the top of the page.
  3. Enter your affiliated login credentials. 
  4. Scroll down and click "Arts, Culture, & Entertainment."
  5. Scroll down and find "Late Nite." Choose your email preference (Immediate, Daily, Weekly).
  6. Scroll down and find "University Program Board." Choose your email preference (Immediate, Daily, Weekly). 
  7. Scroll to the bottom of the page and hit the red "Update Preferences" button.
  8. You're done! Make sure to also follow us @bsustudentprograms on Facebook and Instagram

Q: I need an accommodation for a Late Nite or UPB event. What should I do?

A: Please send us an email at latenite@bsu.edu or upb@bsu.edu depending on which event you are interested in. The sooner we receive your request the better we can accommodate your needs. We work closely with the Office of Disability Services to make sure our events can be enjoyed by all students. 


Q: What are the Student Center Programs "In A Bag" events?

A: To provide fun and safe alternative events, we will be having weekly take home events. Students will pick up their event "in a bag" to take back home. Inside their bags, students will find crafts, food, prizes, and more!


Q: How do I access virtual events?

A: Virtual event links will be available on our website bsu.edu/studentcenterprograms. We will also share these links via Facebook, Instagram and BennyLink. Please find links to our accounts below:

Q: What safety precautions are being taken at SCP events?

A: Student Center Programs is following all guidelines from local, state and national leadership. Our events will have limited capacity. All attendees must wear a mask and social distancing guidelines will be in place. All high touch surfaces will be sanitized frequently. Virtual and "Take Home" events will also be provided. No guests will be allowed at our events. There will also be no catered food. Single-packaged food will be provided for take-home only. 


Q: Why are there no brand-new movies on the Friday Night Filmworks schedule?

A: Due to COVID-19 many movies have rescheduled their release dates and productions have been halted. We are limited in our selection of new releases from our movie vendor. However, we are excited to provide students with nostalgic movies and movies that fit our weekly themes.


Q: Where are Buzz and Hootie?

A: Unfortunately, our mascots will not be utilized this year due to sanitation purposes. 


Q: Where can I find Late Nite and UPB updates?

A: There are several places to stay updated on all our events. See links below: