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Wheelchair basketball begins this week!

Contributed by: Courtney Jarrett
Published: Monday, 17 September 2018 5:00 PM
All are welcome to participate in wheelchair basketball Wednesday nights from 7-8pm at the Rec Center. The plan is to begin this Wednesday & play each Wednesday throughout the fall semester. This is for students with and without disabilities. All skill levels are welcome and no prior experience is needed to participate. Sport chairs will be available, if needed.

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Student Organization Fund Request

Contributed by: Ro Anne Royer Engle
Published: Friday, 14 September 2018 12:00 PM
Recognized student organizations are invited to participate in the Student Organization Fund allocation process during the submission period of 5:00 p.m. EST on September 14 and 5:00 p.m. EST on September 28. Organizations may learn more about the policy and process at Student Organization Funding webpage. Learn more.

Local Casting Call for NOËL The Musical at Emens Auditorium

Contributed by: Kristi Chambers
Published: Monday, 10 September 2018 3:00 PM

NOËL The Musical is accepting auditions for three walk-on roles at their performance at Emens Auditorium on Nov. 20, 2018.

About NOËL The Musical

NOËL is a stunning new holiday musical from top-selling children’s author Eoin Colfer. Set in modern-day London, NOËL tells a heartwarming tale of a little girl who is preparing for her starring role in a school Christmas play when her mother suddenly disappears. To avoid being taken into care, Noël keeps her mother’s disappearance a secret and embarks alone on a quest to find her.

How to Audition

Emens Auditorium is accepting video auditions for the parts of Barnabas (adult male), Emily (adult female), and Cody or Greta (11-14 year old child). Submissions should include a headshot and two-minute video with the following elements:

  • Introduction
  • Theatrical background
  • Reason for auditioning
  • Demonstration of range with 16 bars of audition music

Submissions are to be submitted via email to by September 28, 2018 and will be reviewed by NOËL's Executive Director.

Each audition video will be released for a social media views contest, of which the video with the most views will receive 4 complimentary tickets to the show. Every video with at least 500 views will receive one ticket and will be admitted to an exclusive cast Meet & Greet after the performance.

Casting will be announced on Nov. 5, 2018 and rehearsal information will be distributed thereafter. For audition questions, call 765-285-1544.

For more information on NOËL The Musical, visit Tickets are on sale now at or the Emens box office.

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Policies and Procedures for Students with Disabilities

Contributed by: Courtney Jarrett
Published: Monday, 06 August 2018 4:00 PM

Disability Services assists faculty by determining if students qualify for reasonable and appropriate disability accommodations as outlined in Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended in 2008. I ask that you please review the information below regarding policies and procedures in working with students with disabilities. Please contact me (; 285-5293; Student Center 116) if you have any questions or would like to discuss any of these items.

Thank you,

Dr. Courtney Jarrett, Director

Disability Services

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Disability Services spring newsletter

Contributed by: Courtney Jarrett
Published: Monday, 07 May 2018 1:00 PM

Disability Services is pleased to share our spring 2018 newsletter in which we feature the students, faculty, staff, and alumni recognized at the annual Disability Services awards program in April. Thank you for your support of our efforts to provide access and opportunity to over 1000 students with disabilities at Ball State. A PDF and a screen-reader friendly version of the newsletter are both available on our website.

Best wishes,
Larry Markle, Director
Disability Services

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