Think back—maybe way back—to when you embarked on a CAP Field Trip. Five decades of Ball State students, armed with sketchbooks and curiosity, have shared this tradition and more. You are part of a distinguished community of alumni and friends, and we offer many ways for you to support the next generation and continue to add value to your degree.

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Whether you’re a recent graduate or a seasoned professional, your experience and expertise is valuable to our students as they prepare to become tomorrow’s designers, planners, and preservationists. We offer a variety of opportunities for you.

We’ve enjoyed lasting relationships with alumni as visiting scholars and adjunct faculty. You might also want to serve as a guest design juror or studio critic. Whatever your desired role and level of involvement, we look forward to seeing you in the halls of CAP once again. Contact us.

Our distinction is a focus on hands-on learning with community partners that addresses real-world problems. Consider how we can partner with you to achieve lasting results. Please reach out with your ideas for community design and planning projects or research partnerships. Contact Us.

Support Our Programs and the Next Generation

Whether you give of your time and expertise or contribute what you can to scholarships, travel, and programs, every gift makes a difference. Your support strengthens our programs, inspires our students, and positively impacts the communities we serve. Learn more.

Connect with Our Alumni Society

Identify ways you can connect with fellow alumni and support the next generation of industry leaders. Our active governing board coordinates our alumni awards and alumni events, including the CAP Alumni Symposium and the Alumni Awards Dinner. Learn more.