Are you a new employee? There is a lot to learn about Ball State. We offer plenty of resources to help you get started in your career here.


You’ll have a lot to do your first few days on the job. You’ll need to establish job expectations with your manager, obtain an employee ID and parking pass, and learn more about Ball State and your position in general. Learn more.

Enroll in Benefits

We offer excellent insurance benefits at Ball State: medical, prescription, dental, vision, life, and disability. You will need to enroll in these programs in order to receive them. Learn more.

Direct Deposit and Paperless Payroll

We use a direct deposit system at Ball State, but you can still view your pay stubs, W-2s, and other information about your compensation and benefits by logging into the Self Service Banner online system. Learn more.

Staff Personnel Compensation

Find information about our classified staff compensation program, staff pay scales, and learn how to request a job audit. Learn more.

Nonresident Employees

If you are a foreign national—either a resident alien or nonresident alien—you are subjected to different tax laws than U.S. resident employees. Learn more.

Payroll Calendars

Find pay dates, Kronos deadlines, and other dates critical to your paycheck, organized by the type of employee you are. Learn more.


Kronos is our official timekeeping system. You will use it to track hours, time off, and leaves of absence. Learn more.