Featured Events

Upcoming Events
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Thanksgiving recess. No classes. University administrative offices closed.
All Day Event
Web withdrawal period ends at 11:59 p.m.
All Day Event
Classes Resume
7:30 p.m.
This recital has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience.
5 p.m.
This recital will feature voice students taught by Ball State graduate assistants. Free and open to the public.
5:30 p.m.
A woodwind chamber group performing on stageThis recital features student woodwind chamber groups that have worked together during the semester. Free and open to the public.
12 p.m.
Deborah Ojo will give a presentation on her country of origin, Nigeria! The Federal Republic of Nigeria is the official name of Nigeria. Nigeria is located in West Africa and shares a land border with Benin, Chad, Cameroon, and Niger.The capital city of Nigeria is Abuja, replacing Lagos as in 1991, and Lagos is the largest city with an estimated population of 20 million people. The highest point in the country is the mountain called Chappal Waddi. It is about 7,936 ft.
5:30 p.m.
A clarinetist performing on stageThis recital will feature students of Elizabeth Crawford, associate professor of music performance (clarinet). Free and open to the public.
5:30 p.m.
Discover the correct fork to use, who passes the rolls, how you make small talk, and more at this professional dining experience. Students must RSVP for this event at Allegre Restaurant.
7:30 p.m.
Jazz musicians performing on stageRalston C. “Morgy” Craig, was an outstanding solo saxophonist who worked on a variety of projects with the Ball State band program in the 1950s and 1960s. Come enjoy a night of standard jazz favorites and original compositions for big band at this annual concert. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office.
12 a.m.
If you need financial aid to help you pay for college, you must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) form. The 2018–19 FAFSA form is currently available. You should fill it out as soon as possible on the official government site, fafsa.gov.
3 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopLisa Jarrell, your librarian in the Educational Technology and Resources Collection, will show you the latest kits available from the University Libraries to support STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) education.
4 p.m.
Black and white headshot of Putin in sunglassesIn his discussion of various lessons of the Russian Revolution, Professor of History Sergei Zhuk will explore these Soviet imperialistic legacy and traditions of meddling in domestic politics of various countries, beginning with the Communist International of 1919, and finishing with the Russia’s war in Ukraine’s in 2014 and US presidential elections of 2016.
4 p.m.
Muncie NaNoWriMo Write-In
7:30 p.m.
Members of the Guitar Ensemble performingThe Guitar Ensemble is directed by Paul Reilly and is a performance opportunity for all School of Music guitarists. Free and open to the public.
10 a.m.
Transfer Visit Days are special opportunities for transfer students and their families to visit our vibrant campus and learn more about transferring to Ball State.
3 p.m.
Join us in the Student Center room 102 on Friday December 1 from 3-5 pm to celebrate the winners of the Rinker Center’s International Student Services Photo Contest and to view the winning photographs. Coffee, tea and special refreshments will be provided.
3:30 p.m.
Meditation in the MuseumJoin us in the Asian Art gallery most Fridays at 3:30 pm for a soothing, end of the week meditation.
6:30 p.m.
Christmas StarOver the years many people have tried to explain the appearance of the Star of Bethlehem, as described in the Bible. Can the star be explained as an exploding star, a comet or some other natural event in the sky? Potential natural explanations for the Star of Bethlehem and common modern-day misconceptions will be discussed.
7:30 p.m.
Woodwind musicians performingBall State's top two band ensembles present a series of concerts each year featuring a wide range of band repertoire. Thomas Caneva and Caroline Hand conduct the ensembles. Tickets available through the Emens Auditorium Box Office.
1 p.m.
This information session will allow you to explore whether a master's in political science is a good fit for you and your overall career plan.
2:30 p.m.
Docent Choice Tour LogoEnjoy a docent-guided tour in the David Owsley Museum of Art galleries.
6 p.m.
Join us for Holiday in Bloom, an annual holiday open house that is free and open to the public.
6:30 p.m.
Christmas StarOver the years many people have tried to explain the appearance of the Star of Bethlehem, as described in the Bible. Can the star be explained as an exploding star, a comet or some other natural event in the sky? Potential natural explanations for the Star of Bethlehem and common modern-day misconceptions will be discussed.