COVID-19 and Events on Campus

In response to COVID-19, Ball State University has taken several measures to protect the health of our students, faculty and staff, and visitors, including the cancellation or postponement of many events. If you plan to attend an event and are not sure if it will still take place, please contact the coordinator listed for that event. For more information, see the latest updates on Ball State's response to COVID-19.

Upcoming Events
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Summer Semester eBill Available to View
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Ball State Opera Theatre performing The Magic FluteThe Ball State Opera Theatre presents Mozart's "The Magic Flute." The opera is a timeless masterpiece about love, faith, hope, and duty to the truth. This streamed production will take advantage of digital technology to bring the visual “magic” to the piece along with the talented student singers and orchestra’s beautiful music. Virtual tickets are available to help support future productions.
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Calendar: Commencement
Ball State students at CommencementIn accordance with state and local guidelines, Ball State University will hold a series of smaller, outdoor Commencement ceremonies for all of our Spring 2021 graduates on Friday, May 7, and Saturday, May 8. All ceremonies will be held outdoors at Scheumann Stadium, rain or shine. These ceremonies have been organized by college to allow us to abide by necessary physical distancing.
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Ball State Opera Theatre performing The Magic FluteThe Ball State Opera Theatre presents Mozart's "The Magic Flute." The opera is a timeless masterpiece about love, faith, hope, and duty to the truth. This streamed production will take advantage of digital technology to bring the visual “magic” to the piece along with the talented student singers and orchestra’s beautiful music. Virtual tickets are available to help support future productions.
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Girl playing a violinThe Youth Symphony Orchestras of East Central Indiana are comprised of pre-college musicians participating in ensembles coached by Ball State faculty and students. Free and open to the public.
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Ball State Opera Theatre performing The Magic FluteThe Ball State Opera Theatre presents Mozart's "The Magic Flute." The opera is a timeless masterpiece about love, faith, hope, and duty to the truth. This streamed production will take advantage of digital technology to bring the visual “magic” to the piece along with the talented student singers and orchestra’s beautiful music. Virtual tickets are available to help support future productions.
10 a.m.
University Libraries WorkshopConnecting your students to course resources has never been easier! Ball State University Libraries' Reading Lists application gives students simple access to course reserve materials--full-text database articles, e-books, digitized chapters, streaming music and video, and more. Library staff work behind the scenes to add and activate the resources you select. The best part? The Reading Lists app connects directly with your Canvas course navigation menu. We received a number of positive comments from instructors who utilized Reading Lists in Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 to provide resources to students taking on-campus and virtual courses. Join one of our upcoming online sessions for an overview of how Reading Lists can enhance your teaching in Summer 2021 and beyond.
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Ball State Opera Theatre performing The Magic FluteThe Ball State Opera Theatre presents Mozart's "The Magic Flute." The opera is a timeless masterpiece about love, faith, hope, and duty to the truth. This streamed production will take advantage of digital technology to bring the visual “magic” to the piece along with the talented student singers and orchestra’s beautiful music. Virtual tickets are available to help support future productions.
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Ball State Opera Theatre performing The Magic FluteThe Ball State Opera Theatre presents Mozart's "The Magic Flute." The opera is a timeless masterpiece about love, faith, hope, and duty to the truth. This streamed production will take advantage of digital technology to bring the visual “magic” to the piece along with the talented student singers and orchestra’s beautiful music. Virtual tickets are available to help support future productions.
3 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopConnecting your students to course resources has never been easier! Ball State University Libraries' Reading Lists application gives students simple access to course reserve materials--full-text database articles, e-books, digitized chapters, streaming music and video, and more. Library staff work behind the scenes to add and activate the resources you select. The best part? The Reading Lists app connects directly with your Canvas course navigation menu. We received a number of positive comments from instructors who utilized Reading Lists in Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 to provide resources to students taking on-campus and virtual courses. Join one of our upcoming online sessions for an overview of how Reading Lists can enhance your teaching in Summer 2021 and beyond.
3:59 p.m.
Final grades due 3:59 for full (1), second 8 week (22), and third 5 week (33) parts of term.
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Ball State Opera Theatre performing The Magic FluteThe Ball State Opera Theatre presents Mozart's "The Magic Flute." The opera is a timeless masterpiece about love, faith, hope, and duty to the truth. This streamed production will take advantage of digital technology to bring the visual “magic” to the piece along with the talented student singers and orchestra’s beautiful music. Virtual tickets are available to help support future productions.
12 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopConnecting your students to course resources has never been easier! Ball State University Libraries' Reading Lists application gives students simple access to course reserve materials--full-text database articles, e-books, digitized chapters, streaming music and video, and more. Library staff work behind the scenes to add and activate the resources you select. The best part? The Reading Lists app connects directly with your Canvas course navigation menu. We received a number of positive comments from instructors who utilized Reading Lists in Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 to provide resources to students taking on-campus and virtual courses. Join one of our upcoming online sessions for an overview of how Reading Lists can enhance your teaching in Summer 2021 and beyond.
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Ball State Opera Theatre performing The Magic FluteThe Ball State Opera Theatre presents Mozart's "The Magic Flute." The opera is a timeless masterpiece about love, faith, hope, and duty to the truth. This streamed production will take advantage of digital technology to bring the visual “magic” to the piece along with the talented student singers and orchestra’s beautiful music. Virtual tickets are available to help support future productions.
5 p.m.
art in bloom 2021 logoJoin friends of the David Owsley Museum of Art for an Online Preview Party of Art in Bloom 2021.
8 a.m.
Calendar: Commencement
Ball State students at CommencementIn accordance with state and local guidelines, Ball State University will hold a series of smaller, outdoor Commencement ceremonies for all of our Spring 2021 graduates on Friday, May 7, and Saturday, May 8. All ceremonies will be held outdoors at Scheumann Stadium, rain or shine. These ceremonies have been organized by college to allow us to abide by necessary physical distancing.
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art in bloom 2021 logoVisit to enjoy the Art in Bloom floral arrangements - with no admission charge and extended museum hours!
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art in bloom 2021 logoVisit to enjoy the Art in Bloom floral arrangements - with no admission charge and extended museum hours!
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University classes begin for Part of Term 1 (full summer term).University classes begin for Part of Term 21 (first half term).
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Calendar: Registrar
University classes begin for Part of Term 1 (full summer term) and Part of Term 21 (first half term).
11 a.m.
University Libraries WorkshopConnecting your students to course resources has never been easier! Ball State University Libraries' Reading Lists application gives students simple access to course reserve materials--full-text database articles, e-books, digitized chapters, streaming music and video, and more. Library staff work behind the scenes to add and activate the resources you select. The best part? The Reading Lists app connects directly with your Canvas course navigation menu. We received a number of positive comments from instructors who utilized Reading Lists in Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 to provide resources to students taking on-campus and virtual courses. Join one of our upcoming online sessions for an overview of how Reading Lists can enhance your teaching in Summer 2021 and beyond.
12 p.m.
You might be asking yourself, what's next? If you are graduating soon and trying to figure out your next step, or have been looking for a career change or enhancement, please join us to talk about how The Center for Information and Communication Sciences (CICS) might fit into your future.
7 p.m.
You might be asking yourself, what's next? If you are graduating soon and trying to figure out your next step, or have been looking for a career change or enhancement, please join us to talk about how The Center for Information and Communication Sciences (CICS) might fit into your future.
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Change of course end for Part of Term 21 (first half term).
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University Libraries WorkshopThe Music Refresher Workshop is designed to help both graduate and undergraduate students review library resources for research and study. Topics include searching OneSearch for both physical and online materials, music databases, and open-access resources for coursework or thesis proposals. Amy Edmonds, Ball State University Libraries' Music and Media Librarian, will answer your questions and share tips for successful searching.
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Join the Office of Graduate Admissions to learn about the opportunities that await you at Ball State University. Find your passion and purpose at Ball State with over 100 graduate programs to choose from, dedicated faculty that inspire our students, and a campus with premiere facilities. Discover all Ball State has to offer during our upcoming information session!
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University Libraries WorkshopConnecting your students to course resources has never been easier! Ball State University Libraries' Reading Lists application gives students simple access to course reserve materials--full-text database articles, e-books, digitized chapters, streaming music and video, and more. Library staff work behind the scenes to add and activate the resources you select. The best part? The Reading Lists app connects directly with your Canvas course navigation menu. We received a number of positive comments from instructors who utilized Reading Lists in Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 to provide resources to students taking on-campus and virtual courses. Join one of our upcoming online sessions for an overview of how Reading Lists can enhance your teaching in Summer 2021 and beyond.
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Change of course end for Part of Term 1 (full summer term).
11 a.m.
University Libraries WorkshopThe Music Refresher Workshop is designed to help both graduate and undergraduate students review library resources for research and study. Topics include searching OneSearch for both physical and online materials, music databases, and open-access resources for coursework or thesis proposals. Amy Edmonds, Ball State University Libraries' Music and Media Librarian, will answer your questions and share tips for successful searching.
10 a.m.
Every community has a story. Why it matters and how it’s told relates to concepts such as engagement, pride, and place attachment. A good story is authentic and integrated—it impacts residents and influences visitors.
12 p.m.
Join us for a free virtual information session to learn more about our Master’s in Business Administration and Business Graduate Certificates at Ball State University.
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Join us for a free virtual information session to learn more about our Master’s in Business Administration and Business Graduate Certificates at Ball State University.
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Memorial Day – no classesUniversity administrative offices closed.
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Become an innovator on the leading edge of K-16 education practice or research! A PhD in Educational Studies is an integrated interdisciplinary doctorate. It is structured to study the theory, character, and delivery of public education, teacher education, and educational research through inquiry into related disciplines of educational technology, curriculum and pedagogy, and educational policy, politics, and diverse contexts.
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Summer Tuition Payment Due Date. Students, Authorized Payers, or Guest Payers may pay the total amount due. For more information, visit the Bursar's website.
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Calendar: Graduate School
To receive your degree in Summer of 2021, you must apply to graduate by June 1, 2021, even if you don’t plan to attend the commencement ceremony.
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Today is the last day to web withdraw for classes in Part of Term 21.
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Are you looking for a master's degree program that allows you to work simultaneously? The Emerging Media Design and Development program is a great fit for working professionals. Our flexible schedule gives our students the tools to succeed. Work from the classroom or virtually. We offer online and on-campus classes.