Confirm Your Enrollment

Formally accept your offer of admission by paying your $100 nonrefundable enrollment deposit online.


Accept your offer to attend Ball State by clicking the button below. This will direct you to Once there, please click on Self-Service (SSB) to access your account and officially confirm your enrollment. (If you need to set up your account, see the information below.) The nonrefundable deposit will be applied to your first-semester fees.

Accept My Offer

By Mail

If you’d like to confirm by mail, return your Enrollment Confirmation Form included in your admission packet, along with your $100 nonrefundable enrollment deposit, which will be applied to your first-semester fees.

Download Enrollment Confirmation Form

Set Up Your MyBSU Account

Ready to confirm? First you must set up your MyBSU account. Find your Ball State ID number (the nine-digit number included in your admission packet) and contact the Technology HelpDesk at 765-285-1517 for assistance.

Apply for Financial Aid

Submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by March 10 to receive maximum consideration for undergraduate financial aid. Then, use your MyBSU account to view your financial aid awards. With this being the first year of prior prior, our hope is to have financial aid awards available in mid January.

Reserve Housing

Confirmed and planning to live on campus? Apply for housing online by June 1. Request your residence hall room type, search for and request a roommate, and choose a meal plan.

Attend Orientation

At Orientation, you’ll register for classes, get your Ball State ID Card, and more. Orientation invitations will be mailed to confirmed students starting with instructions to register.

Learn More about Orientation

Join Summer Programs

Go whitewater rafting or hiking, gain leadership skills, or volunteer in the community. We couldn’t imagine a better way to start college. New freshmen summer programs are waiting for you.

Learn More about Summer Programs

Move In

As your first semester approaches, you'll receive details about moving to campus. We’re talking your residence hall, roommate, move-in procedures, what to bring—the works.

We can’t wait for you to get here!

 Learn More about Moving In

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My First Year Experience

Congratulations! You're now a cardinal. A whole new world is opening up to you.

Our multi-faceted, nationally recognized first year program, will get you going on the right track.

Learn what life is like as a Cardinal.