Move to campus a few days early to gain valuable experience in areas related to service, citizenship, leadership, and academic success. During this three-day program, you will reflect on your expectations of college, meet fellow freshmen, and learn about campus resources and opportunities. C.L.A.S.S. is a Ball State tradition that has helped hundreds of new students ease into college life. Past participants have gone on to serve in prominent campus leadership roles including student mentors, student body president, and Ball State Board of Trustees student representative.

To participate in this program, complete the online registration form and either pay online or mail your payment to the Office of Student Life, SC 133. Once you register and your payment is received, more information will follow. Payment and registration must be submitted by July 31st. Direct questions to Lauren Berger in the Office of Student Life, 765-285-2621.

Program Fee (includes meals, lodging, activities):  $135.00 for Summer 2018

Program Dates:  Dates have not yet been selected.
(Please note that three other Summer Bridge Programs - Accelerate, Cardinal Connections, and Early Start - take place during the same dates as C.L.A.S.S., so if you are registering for C.L.A.S.S., you cannot register as a participant for Accelerate, Cardinal Connections, or Early Start)

Maximum Participation:  Limited to 225 students

Registration: Registration for the C.L.A.S.S. Program of Summer 2018 will open in May 2018.

Itinerary for August 2017:

Day 1 - Sunday, August 13, 2017
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Participant Check-in - Alumni Center
2:40 p.m. Commuter Check in, All Participants arrive - Student Center Terrace Lounge (west end of building)
3:00 p.m. Welcome & Introductions - Student Center Cardinal Hall A&B
3:25 p.m. Cluster Group Time #1 - Student Center
4:15 p.m. Dinner - Student Center Cardinal Hall A&B
5:20 p.m. Leadership Inspiration - Keynote #1 - Student Center Ballroom
8:00 p.m. Movie and Game Night - Pruis Hall

Day 2 - Monday, August 14, 2017
8:00 a.m. Breakfast
9:30 a.m. Seek and Find Adventure Roam
12:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m. Social Justice Panel
1:35 p.m. Involvement Networking Mixer
2:15 p.m. StengthsFinder Workshop
4:30 p.m. President's Picnic Dinner at BSU President's House
7:00 p.m. Culture Shock by Summit Comedy
8:30 p.m. Cluster Group Time #2
10:15 p.m. Snacks & Social Time

Day 3 - Tuesday, August 15, 2017
8:00 a.m. Breakfast
9:00 a.m. Putting Passion into Action: Service Projects at off-campus sites
11:30 a.m. Lunch
12:45 p.m. Personalized Tour / Classes
2:00 p.m. Leadership Inspiration - Keynote #2
3:10 p.m. Cluster Group Time #3
3:50 p.m. Leadership Inspiration - Keynote #3
5:00 p.m. Dinner & Closing Celebration
7:30 pm. Night at the Rec Center- free time & ice cream