Ball State University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Each department or hiring unit must provide equal opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment and must not discriminate against an individual for reasons of race, gender (except where gender is a bona fide occupational qualification), sexual orientation, religion, color, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, status as a Vietnam-era veteran, or status as a non-citizen.

The University's responsibility to state and federal law has resulted in the policies governing student employment and the procedures as outlined in this handbook. Specific laws and regulations governing student employment include:

  • Federal Fair Labor Standards Act
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Act
  • Americans With Disabilities Act
  • Economic Opportunity Act of 1964
  • Federal Insurance Contributions Act
  • Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
  • Campus Sexual Violence Elimination (SaVE) Act

Please take great care in following procedures set forth in this handbook and, should questions arise, please contact the Student Employment Coordinator.