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 are being planned to make your trip back to campus a memorable one. Alumni and friends are 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
Purchase a 2014 Cardinal Strong Homecoming T-shirt! This shirt features your choice of "ALUMNI" or "BALL STATE" on the front and the Cardinal Strong logo on the back. Shirts are 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! Order Online

All-Alumni Golf Outing
Friday, October 10, Delaware Country Club, hosted by Men's Golf Coach Mike Fleck.
Alumni and friends gather at the beautiful Delaware Country Club for lunch and round of golf. Cost for the outing is $100 per person and includes green fees, cart, lunch, beverages on the course, souvenir, and prizes! Print reservation form | Register Online

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

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

Alumni & Benefactors Recognition Dinner

Homecoming 5K Run/Walk
New in 2013! Participants ran the parade route and through the beautiful campus on Homecoming morning! Students, alumni, and community friends ran in our inaugural Homecoming 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, October 12 at 9:15 a.m. All participants received a SweatVac T-Shirt (if registered by October 1)! View additional information and photos from the event | Register online

Family Fun Zone! - Come on over to the Fun Zone between 11:30-2:30, located on the south lawn of the Alumni Center. Activities include: 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 will begin 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 can visit at the Alumni Center for the pre-game luncheon from 12:00 - 3:00 p.m. Print reservation formRegister Online

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 

Print reservation formRegister Online

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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