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Office of Admissions records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA-007

Scope and Contents

This collection contains administrative records, brochures, newsletters, campus guides and maps created or collected by the Office of Admissions at Ball State University. This collection also includes materials pertaining to freshman orientation planning and programs. The materials in this collection range in date from 1929 to 2019.


  • 1929 - 2021

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Ball State University Libraries make every reasonable effort to provide accurate information regarding the copyright status of materials held by Archives and Special Collections. Patrons may scan items or request a reproduction of one or more items in the collection; however, it is the responsibility of the patron to evaluate whether or not the intended use complies with copyright law.

Biographical / Historical

The Ball State Office of Admissions, formerly the Office of Admissions and Enrollment Services, serves as the coordinating office for University relations with high schools as well as junior and community colleges. The office coordinates school visits and provides information to prospective students about the university and the admissions process.


3 Cubic Feet (9 archival letter boxes)

Language of Materials



This collection is arranged into the following series:

Series 1: Administrative records, 1957-2005 Series 2: Brochures and printed ephemera, 1934-2019 Series 3: Campus Guides and maps, 1940s-2010s Series 4: Newsletters, 1963-2011 Sereis 5: Orientation records, 1932-2019

Related Materials

Materials relating to this collection may be found in the following collection in Archives and Special Collections, Ball State University Libraries: UA.039 Ball State University course catalogs and bulletins. The course catalogs are digitized and accessible through the Digital Media Repository.

UA Restructuring

The following collections were combined with new materials to create the UA.007 collection: RG.10.03.00, RG., RG., and RG.

Office of Admissions records
Mindy Shull
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Ball State University Archives Repository

Alexander M. Bracken Library
2000 W. University Avenue
Muncie Indiana 47306 USA