Student Employment Policies and Guidelines

Almost 5000 students work on campus at Ball State University each year. A campus job offers convenience and flexibility. In addition, you can:

• earn money
• establish a work record
• build your resume
• develop skills you can use in other jobs
• learn time-management skills
• develop career contacts
• meet people

As a student employee, you enjoy the convenience of having your wages directly deposited into you own personal bank account. You sign up for Direct Deposit and Employee Self Serve, your portal into your personal and paycheck information, by visiting Banner Self Serve at

In some cases, this on-line publication only summarizes university policies, procedures, and guidelines; consequently, the text of official policies and procedures shall govern in all cases. The president and vice presidents are the only representatives of Ball State University having the authority to make any employment agreement contrary to approved policies and procedures. The university's policies, benefits, rules, and regulations are subject to unilateral change by the university without notice.