Alumni Information

Welcome back, alumni! Homecoming is a perfect time to return to campus for a weekend of reminiscing and fun with your friends! Various activities were planned to make your trip back to campus a memorable one. Alumni and friends were invited to return to Muncie and enjoy some of the traditional weekly events such as Talent Search, Air Jam, and the Bed Race!

Homecoming 2014 T-Shirts
This year's shirt featured your choice of "ALUMNI" or "BALL STATE" on the front and the Cardinal Strong logo on the back. Shirts were red V-necks, made of 100 percent cotton jersey by Canvas. Proceeds from the T-shirts go to support the Alumni Association's student programs, including homecoming events and much more! 

All-Alumni Golf Outing
Friday, October 10, Delaware Country Club, hosted by Men's Golf Coach Mike Fleck.
Alumni and friends gathered at the beautiful Delaware Country Club for lunch and round of golf. Cost for the outing was $100 per person and included green fees, cart, lunch, beverages on the course, souvenir, and prizes!

Alumni and Benefactor Recognition Dinner
The Alumni and Benefactor Recognition Dinner was Friday, October 10, where many of our accomplished alumni and donors were recognized.  The dinner began at 6:00 p.m. at the Alumni Center.  The event is was invitation only.

2014 Distinguished Alumni, Benny, G.O.L.D. Award, and Linson Scholarship recipients were honored that evening.  View information on these alumni awards

Alumni & Benefactors Recognition Dinner

Homecoming 5K Run/Walk
Participants ran the parade route and through the beautiful campus on Homecoming morning! Students, alumni, and community friends ran in our 2nd annual Homecoming 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, October 11 at 9:45 a.m. All participants received a SweatVac T-Shirt (if registered by October 1)! View additional information and photos from the event

Family Fun Zone! - Families were invited to the Fun Zone between 11:30-2:30, located on the south lawn of the Alumni Center. Activities included: Boot Camp Challenge (Big Inflatable Obstacle Course), Punching Bag Machine, Corn Hole, Rock Wall, Face Painters, Caricature Artist, and give-aways. Fun Zone courtesy of the Ball State Military Science Department, BSUAA, and Liberty Mutual Insurance.

Alumni Gatherings
Homecoming Day began with the all-alumni coffee hour on the corner of University and McKinley at 9:30 a.m., followed by the parade at 10:00 a.m.  Next, friends and colleagues visited at the Alumni Center for the pre-game luncheon from 12:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Groups gathering during Homecoming:

Game Day Options (open to all alumni): 

  • Package including pre-game buffet ticket, game ticket, and parking pass: $35
  • Pre-Game Buffet and Game Ticket: $30
  • Pre-Game Buffet Only (adult): $20
  • Pre-Game Buffet Only (children 5-12): $10
  • Pre-Game Buffet Online (children 4 and under): Free 

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For game tickets only, contact the Ball State Ticket Office at 765-285-1474, 1-888-BSU-TICKET, or visit

Schedule for Saturday, October 11
9:30 a.m. All-Alumni Coffee Hour Tent at McKinley/University
9:45 a.m. Homecoming 5K Run/Walk  Downtown/Campus
10 a.m. Homecoming Parade Downtown/Campus
Noon-3 p.m. Pre-Game Luncheon Alumni Center
3 p.m. Ball State Football vs. Western Michigan Scheumann Stadium

Parade Information 

Alumni Association
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306

Phone: 765-285-1080; toll free 888-I-GO-4-BSU
Fax: 765-285-1414
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