Need to know how late—or early—the library is open? Can’t remember your Ball State ID number? Check out the list of important links for resources for all current students.

Register for Courses

Sign up for your classes through the Office of the Registrar.

Graduate School Catalog

Read the master list of all graduate student policies and individual course descriptions.


Download forms for creative projects, research papers, theses, comprehensive exams, admissions to doctoral candidacy, completion of your dissertation, and graduation.

Dates and Deadlines

Find due dates for graduate school applications, commencement, and theses/dissertations/research papers/creative projects.

Develop Your Degree Plan

See the basic steps you'll need to follow to complete your program, based on the type of degree you're earning: master's, certificate, doctoral, or specialist.

Graduate Student Workshops

Student success is the top priority for the Ball State Graduate School. We offer seminars each semester to support your success, including writing, networking, and career planning workshops. 

Graduate Assistant Information

Learn how to secure a graduate assistantship, and see what benefits come with it.

Graduate Thesis, Creative Project, and Research Paper Guide

Review the process and expectations for a creative project, research paper, or thesis.

Dissertation Guide

Review the process and expectations for a dissertation.


See what you will need to do to prepare for graduation. Find ceremony times and locations, as well as information on parking, academic regalia, accessibility, and more.


Order your transcripts and have them delivered electronically, by mail, or in person.

Transfer Credit Information

Find the form and other information you'll need to transfer credit from Ball State to another institution.

Graduate Student Wellness Initiative

Find wellness resources for all university graduate students, both online and on-campus.

Frequently Asked Questions

Still trying to find what you need? Check our frequently asked questions for more information.