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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 planned to make your trip back to campus a memorable one. Alumni and friends can come back to Muncie to enjoy some of the traditional weekly events such as Talent Search, Air Jam, and the Bed Race!

Alumni Awards Dinner, Pre-Game Luncheon, and Group Reunion Registration Form

Alumni Awards Dinner
The Alumni Awards Dinner is scheduled for Friday, October 12, where many of our accomplished alumni will be recognized.  The dinner will begin at 6:30 p.m. at the Alumni Center.  Finalists from the annual Homecoming Talent Search competition will provide entertainment. Cost for the dinner is $45 per person. Weekend package pricing is also available.

2012 Distinguished Alumni, Benny, G.O.L.D. Award, and Linson Scholarship recipients will be honored at the dinner.  View information on these alumni awards

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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. (Luncheon ticket price includes the post-game celebration back at the Alumni Center). Reunions will be held for the following alumni groups:

  • Class years of 1972, 1987, and 2002
  • Alpha Phi Alumni
  • Alpha Tau Omega Alumni
  • Black Alumni Constituent Society
  • Department of English
  • Half Century Club
  • Men's Golf Alumni
  • NREM Alumni
  • Sigma Phi Epsilon Alumni
  • Theta Chi Alumni
  • Men's Golf Alumni 

Homecoming Buffet Menu
Pork BBQ, Turkey Burgers, Hot Dogs, Chips, Baked Beans, Grilled Vegetable Salad, Fresh Fruit, Brownies, Ice Cream Novelties

Schedule for Saturday, October 13, 2012
9:30 a.m. All-Alumni Coffee Hour McKinley/University
10:00 a.m. Homecoming Parade Downtown/Campus
12:00 Noon Pre-Game Luncheon Alumni Center
3:00 p.m. Ball State Football vs. W. Michigan Scheumann Stadium
After Game  Post-Game Celebration Alumni Center

Package pricing for the above mentioned groups are available. 

Package #1: $55 ($93 value)
Included Friday night awards dinner, Saturday pre-game buffet, parking pass (if package ordered early enough to mail), general admission game ticket, and refreshments at the post-game celebration.

Package #2 $35 ($48 value)
Included Saturday pre-game buffet, parking pass (if ordered early enough to mail), general admission game ticket, and refreshments at the post-game celebration.

All alumni are invited to attend the festivities! Package pricing for above mentioned groups only. Cost of the Alumni Association Awards Dinner is $45 per person. The pre-game luncheon is $18 for adults, $8 for children 5-12, and free for children 4 and under. Post-game tickets are complimentary with the purchase of the pre-game buffet. 

For game ticket information, contact the Ball State Ticket Office at 765-285-1474, 1-888-BSU-TICKET, or visit www.ballstatesports.com

Contact the Alumni Association for additional information.

Alumni Awards Dinner, Pre-Game Luncheon, and Group Reunion Registration Form

Parade Information