Students in Indianapolis

We offer many cultural and academic programs throughout the year to highlight campus events, traditions, and resources to help enjoy your time at Ball State. Participating in these programs allows you to learn more about the university while meeting other students, too. We hope you will join us and enjoy your time as a Cardinal.


International Cooperation Programs

The Rinker Center sponsors several international cooperation programs, including international double-degree programs, short-term visiting scholar programs, nondegree study programs, and faculty-student-exchange opportunities. For more information, please contact the Rinker Center at 765-285-5422 and ask about a specific program.

Ice Cream Social

Rinker Center Spring Field Trip

The Rinker Center and the International Ambassadors Association cohost a one-day field trip for international students and domestic students. Previous trips have included visits to the Indianapolis Zoo, a tour of a chocolate factory, and tours of other cultural sites within Indiana.

Other Activities

  • Serve as a classroom guest speaker to share information about campus resources.
  • Collaborate with the IEI and encourage student engagement and campus involvement.
  • Serve on various committees to advocate for the international student population.
  • Collaborate with the IEI to support students participating in the IEI Academic Bridge Program.


For additional information, please contact Susan Luo.

Global Affairs Blog

To learn more about Global Initiatives at Ball State please visit the Global Affairs blog.