September 10, 2020
Due to the ongoing risk of COVID-19, and the state’s extended guidelines, which continue to prohibit social gatherings larger than 250 people, it is no longer feasible for Ball State to hold Commencement ceremonies on the scheduled date. In order to enable people to make appropriate plans, the University has also decided to postpone its December 2020 Commencement ceremony.
July 29, 2020
An analysis by a New York University professor puts Ball State in the “survive” category as higher education works through the COVID-19 pandemic.
June 19, 2020
Board of Trustees approved a continuing spending resolution today that will prioritize funding for academic programs while investing in health and safety measures.
June 12, 2020
Study finds economic shutdown caused by COVID-19 has deeply damaged Indiana’s economy.
May 28, 2020
Many students have told us that they value the personal educational experiences that we provide at Ball State University.
May 27, 2020
Ball State students will return to campus for classes on August 24, as scheduled.
May 20, 2020
The 53 graduating seniors of Burris Laboratory School’s Class of 2020 will be honored May 22 with a drive-by celebration on the Quad at Ball State University.
May 18, 2020
Researchers find a significant association between in-person voting and the spread of COVID-19 two to three weeks after Wisconsin’s primary on April 7.
May 15, 2020
Read President Geoffrey S. Mearns' statement about the Spring and Summer 2020 Commencement exercises.
May 8, 2020
Study finds that dads report doing more household chores during the COVID-19 pandemic but mothers are still doing the majority of the work in the home.
May 6, 2020
Now that an unprecedented Spring semester has come to a successful conclusion, this message provides some additional information about our plans for the future.
May 5, 2020
Ball State adds Electronic Field Trips to At-Home Learning.
April 22, 2020
Ball State President Geoffrey S. Mearns provides an update on the University’s plans to celebrate Commencement.
April 20, 2020
A special set of courses will examine the impact of COVID-19 from various perspectives. The University is also making it simpler for learners at all phases of life to apply.
April 16, 2020
The Charles W. Brown Planetarium is joining the fight against COVID-19 as its computers are being used as part of a global supercomputer to help researchers better understand the coronavirus.
April 15, 2020
We recognize and understand that COVID-19—and all the changes as a result of it—has disrupted life as we know it.
April 10, 2020
To help students during the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, Ball State is extending the availability of the credit/no credit option.
April 8, 2020
To help students make progress toward their degrees in these unprecedented and unpredictable times, Ball State will transition all Summer 2020 face-to-face classes to virtual teaching and learning.
April 7, 2020
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic that has closed schools around Indiana, WIPB-TV is joining other PBS affiliates across the state to offer at-home K-12 learning experiences that align with Indiana curriculum standards.
April 6, 2020
TCOM professor leads student group to bring songs and encouragement to residents of a nursing care facility.
April 3, 2020
In a collaborative effort, Ball State University Libraries Archives and Special Collections, the Everyday Life in Middletown Project, and the Muncie Public Library are asking community members to document their lives during the COVID-19 pandemic.