Welcome home, alumni!
Homecoming weekend is full of activities for you and your family to enjoy – it’s a perfect time to come back to campus, reminisce, reconnect with friends and see what’s new at Ball State! Join us on campus for celebrations October 20-21. Below are a list of activities and opportunities to make your trip home a memorable one!
Spirit Day | Friday, October 20, 2017 | ALL DAY
Purchase your 2017 Homecoming T-shirt at the link below or wear your favorite Cardinal gear and post it on social media for a chance to win a gift card to our Online Alumni Store! All day, post your pictures on your Facebook or Twitter page and tag BSUAA with the following hashtag #CardinalsAroundtheWorld to show your Cardinal spirit!
Bed Race | Friday, October 20, 2017 | 11:00 a.m.
Join us for the 38th annual Bed Race! Students, faculty, staff and alumni teams compete for this ultimate display of Cardinal spirit. Register here!
Alumni & Friends Homecoming Golf Outing | Friday, October 20, 2017 | 1:00 p.m.
Alumni and friends gather at the Players Club for an afternoon of networking and golf. Registration information coming soon!
2017 Homecoming 5K | Saturday, October 21, 2017 | 9:45 a.m.
Brush off your running/walking shoes and join fellow Ball State alumni and students for a 5K on game day! Click here to register online!
2017 Homecoming Parade | Saturday, October 21, 2017 | 10:00 a.m.
Your group can submit an entry or gather along the parade route with family and friends for this Homecoming tradition. Click here for parade entry information and guidelines and a parade route!
Homecoming Tailgate @ CharlieTown & Football Game | Saturday, October, 21, 2017 | Noon / 3:00 p.m. Kickoff
We invite you to join us for a special tailgate, at CharlieTown, before the game for food, drink and live entertainment! Please go here to register!
Don’t miss your Cardinals as they take on Central Michigan at 3:00 p.m. at Scheumann Stadium! Purchase tickets by calling 1-888-BSU-TICKET or order online.
Check out more Homecoming events for Alumni:
We hope that you will take the time to check out these other unique opportunities on campus and in the Muncie community during your visit!
- Artrageous- Emens Auditorium – Friday, October 20, 2017 | 7:30 p.m. For tickets, go here!
- Charles W. Brown Planetarium Halloween: Celestial Origins – Friday, October 20, 6:30 p.m. & Saturday, October 21 | 6:30 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. More information can be found here!
- Community Day at the Art Museum – Sunday, October 22. More information is forthcoming and can be found here!
- Bunkerville: A Post Apocalytic Musical - Ball State Department of Theatre & Dance | October 20-22, 2017, 2:30 & 7:30 p.m. Visit this link for more information!
- My Fair Lady – Muncie Civic Theatre | October 13-28, 2017. For tickets, go here!
- Minnetrista Farmers Market – Saturday, October 21, 2017 | 8 a.m. to Noon. Visit this link for more information!
Don’t forget to order your 2017 Homecoming T-Shirt!
Purchase your shirt before coming back to campus, for your local Homecoming gamewatch or wear it on Spirit Day to show your Cardinal spirit. Online t-shirt order information coming soon!