If you think you would be a great Online Student Ambassador, email us with your name and major. You can also recommend classmates that you think would make great ambassadors.

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Contact academic advisors Laura Waldron or Casey Schultz with questions about the application process.

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Requirements for Ambassadors

  • a successful career as an online student
  • attendance at all meetings and training sessions, at least once a month or a 1-2 hour commitment
  • a minimum of 10 hours per semester of virtual monthly service that may include outreach to prospective or current students, engagement in the Online Student Commons, and participation in webinars
  • showing a genuine heart for Ball State students and their classroom success
  • demonstration of skills as a student leader

How to Become an Ambassador

The application cycle begins in early April for the following academic year. The application process includes:

  • your submission of a completed application
  • review of applications by an online and distance education committee
  • brief phone interviews by an online and distance education committee
  • offers of Online Student Ambassador positions to selected applicants

Application Time Frame

  • applications due April 21 
  • phone interviews conducted April 26-28
  • offers extended by week of May 1

Ambassador activities may begin during the summer semester with onboarding. However, official meetings and training events will begin with the start of the fall semester.