English Department Banner


BallPoint is the Ball State University Writing Program handbook. BallPoint is in two volumes. Each contains:

  • a student anthology of first-year writing by Ball State students
  • a detailed explanation of the Writing Program’s philosophy
  • important information about Writing Program policies
  • many writing resources to help you succeed in your first-year writing classes

BallPoint Volume 1 is for students enrolled in English 101, 102, and 103. 

BallPoint Volume 2 is for students enrolled in English 104 and 114. 

Your instructor will provide you with passwords to access the handbook content. 

If you are not enrolled in one of these courses, please e-mail the Writing Program office or call 765-285-8370 for access.

Department of English
Robert Bell Building (RB), Room 297
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306

Hours: Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Phone: 765-285-8580
Fax: 765-285-3765
View E-mail Address