Communications Center
Skip Navigation LinksHome > Top Stories

Top Stories

Governor Eric Holcomb Directs Flags To Be Flown at Half-Staff

Contributed by: Lena Tompkins
Published: Wednesday, 18 April 2018 11:30 AM
Governor Eric J. Holcomb is directing flags across the state to be flown at half-staff to honor former First Lady Barbara Bush.
Learn more.

Strategic Plan: Interactive Forum on April 19

Contributed by: Gail L Werner
Published: Monday, 16 April 2018 2:00 PM
The Strategic Planning Committee, led by President Mearns, wants to actively engage members of the campus community in “Spreading Our Wings,” the 2018 strategic planning process. In April, we will host several open forums, each of which will focus on a different strategic theme. Your insights, perspectives, and ideas are critically important to the future of our University. Please join us at these highly interactive sessions. Learn more.

Reminder: April 20 deadline to purchase a ticket for the Omega Dinner

Contributed by: Lena Tompkins
Published: Monday, 16 April 2018 9:00 AM
Friday, April 20, is the last day to purchase a ticket for the Omega Dinner, which honors retiring faculty and professional personnel. The dinner will be Friday, April 27. Learn more.

C-1 Commuter Lot Closed April 17 - 22

Contributed by: Nick Capozzoli
Published: Thursday, 12 April 2018 2:00 PM
Due to the Late Nite Carnival, the C-1 Commuter Lot will be closed April 17 - April 22. For additional parking options, commuter students will be allowed to park on the top floor of the McKinley street garage (R7) or the top two floors of the Student Center Garage (R8) during this time.

Commuter students are encouraged to plan ahead next week to ensure proper time to find a parking space. For any questions or concerns, please contact parking services at (765) 285-1208 or

Learn more.


Contributed by: Trisha Keesling
Published: Wednesday, 11 April 2018 10:00 AM
LATE NITE CARNIVAL It’s almost here!
Late Nite Carnival is Friday, April 20th C-1 Parking Lot from 7pm-1am
(Rain Date: Saturday, April 21st)

Get your complimentary Carnival ticket! BSU employees can pick up 1 complimentary Carnival ticket in Student Center 112 during normal business hours (M-F, 8am-5pm).
Tickets must be picked up by 12PM on Friday, April 20th.

-Featured at: LATE NITE CARNIVAL 18 Carnival Rides Including: Scrambler, Freak-Out, Ring of Fire & Bumper Cars Carnival Games & Prizes Main Stage Entertainment: Live Performances by the Cincinnati Circus Side Show Fireworks Show at 10PM Henna Artists, Juggler, Balloon Artists and more! FREE: Pepsi, Popcorn, & Cotton Candy while supplies last Also Available (for minimal cost): Elephant Ears, Fried Twinkies, Burgers, BBQ, Food Truck and lots more! AND SO MUCH MORE FUN! Free for BSU Students $5 for Guests, Faculty, Staff Guest of all ages welcome! All guests must be accompanied by BSU student, faculty, or staff.

CONTACT: Late Nite @ Ball State Phone: (765) 285-1031
Email: / Facebook: Late Nite @ Ball State
Office: Student Center, 112
Learn more.

2018-19 Faculty/Staff Online Parking Permit Registration

Contributed by: Meredith Whitesell
Published: Tuesday, 10 April 2018 4:00 PM
General permit sales for the 2018-19 academic year will begin at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, April 11.

Beginning Wednesday, April 11 at 10 a.m., faculty and staff who currently have a red restricted permit may purchase a permit for the same lot for the 2018-19 academic year. These permits will be available for renewal until Tuesday, May 1.

Any restricted permit that has not been renewed by Tuesday, May 1 will be available to all faculty and staff at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, May 2.

An email containing a link to online permit sales will be sent before permit sales open on Wednesday, April 11.
Learn more.

Spring Wildflower Walks in Christy Woods

Contributed by: Chay Reigle
Published: Monday, 09 April 2018 10:30 AM
Join us for a leisurely walk and learn about Ball State’s legacy of protecting nature in Christy Woods and the Field Station and Environmental Education Center. Learn more.