Make the most of your College of Architecture and Planning experience and set yourself up to achieve a successful, fulfilling career.

CAP Student Organizations

Student Organizations

Connect with your peers, network with leading professionals, and take part in meaningful service as part of one of our range of diverse professional, community, and campus organizations. Learn more.

CAP Student Research

Research Opportunities

Collaborate with peers, expert faculty, and community partners on research that aligns with your passions and career focus. Our research and community outreach have and continue to make a lasting impact on our world. Learn more.

Study Abroad


Enrich your life through one of the many study abroad experiences or activities that supports multicultural sensitivity. We offer financial support to help you make this dream a reality. Learn more.

Field Trip Week

Five decades of Ball State students, armed with sketchbooks and curiosity, have embarked on field trip week, also known as ARKITREK. These empowering trips expose you to new approaches, processes, cultures—gaining lifelong bonds and unparalleled experiences. Learn more.

Upperclass Scholarships

A degree is an investment, and we want you to have the resources you need to fund it. CAP offers several scholarships to its own students to help with tuition or specific programs and activities. Learn more.

Graduate Assistantships

We’re a supportive community that works hard to ensure you are supported throughout your educational journey. Our graduate assistantships include stipends and tuition waivers, however you are responsible for the dedicated, mandatory and program-related fees. Learn more.

Studios, shops and Labs

Find information on policies, training, hours, and signup for the wood shop, metal shop, paint room, fabrication lab, and other facilities. Learn more.

Communication Resource Center


Open to students, faculty, and members of our community, the Communication Resource Center offers large-format and laser printers as well as a variety of supplies for purchase. Learn more.