Ball’s State Department of Theatre and Dance always has a packed schedule of performances at each of the three theaters on campus. Chances are, you’ll be required to see a few performances if you take a THEA 100 course. Whether you’re going for class or just for fun, these performances are an affordable form of entertainment for students.
First-year students who live on campus have a meal plan and that means becoming familiar with the dining options Ball State has to offer. The Daily News editors took the time to rank each dining hall so you can stick to the good stuff.
Ball State has seven individual colleges, each with their own departments. If you’re looking to change your major or add a minor, you’ll be sure to find something that interests you within the nearly 50 departments, each with their own majors and areas of study to choose from.
Ball State’s Career Center, located in Lucina Hall, is full of a variety of resources for all students to take advantage of from when they first come to campus through when they graduate. According to the Career Center’s website, students who use its programs gain exposure to more jobs and land more jobs than competitors from similar universities.
Muncie is home to a variety of local restaurants and cafes, each with their own unique atmosphere and signature dishes. Be sure to check out these places at least once in the next four years because each of them have something great to offer. And if you don’t sample these local offerings by the time you graduate, you may want to consider graduate school.
If you live on campus, you have a meal plan, per your room and board fees. Ball State Dining Services allows one breakfast swipe before 11 a.m. each day and two swipes between 11 a.m. and midnight that can be used together or in separate purchases.
In June 2021, Ball State’s Information Technology department added the option for students, faculty and staff to add their pronouns to their personal information tabs in the Self-service Banner. Here’s step-by-step directions on how to add your pronouns.
Incoming freshmen will have opportunities for many more of the typical college experiences this year as COVID-19 positive test rates are decreasing and vaccines are available for adults across the U.S., but everyone on Ball State’s campus will still have to take action to protect against contracting and spreading COVID-19. To begin the fall 2021 semester, everyone will be required to wear masks indoors regardless of their vaccination status.
Student Legal Services (SLS) is a free resource offered to Ball State students with services ranging from criminal to civil law, according to the Ball State website. It can provide students with documents such as roommate agreements and housing inspection forms.