McCallum Beatty named director of International Students and Scholars Office

Dr. Krista McCallum Beatty

Dr. Krista McCallum Beatty

Dr. Krista McCallum Beatty, director of the International Student and Faculty services (ISFS) at Ohio University in Athens, has been named director of the International Students and Scholars office (ISSO), effective May 24. »»»

Suchan tapped as interim registrar

Senior associate registrar Jennifer Suchan was named interim registrar, succeeding Laura Doering. »»»

Doering named associate vice president

Laura Doering

Laura Doering                         Photo credit: Hunter Martin

Laura Doering, registrar at Iowa State University, has been named associate vice president for enrollment management and student success, effective March 20. »»»

Englin named assistant vice president

Pete Englin

Pete Englin

Pete Englin, director of the department of residence at Iowa State University, named assistant vice president for student affairs and director of residence. »»»

New Executive Order Signed to Take Effect March 16, 2017. Jan. 27, 2017 Order to be Revoked

The new order applies to citizens and nationals of Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen (note that Iraq has been removed) and temporarily suspends visa issuance for a period of 90 days from the effective date of March 16, 2017.  »»»

Message on civility from President Leath

Brad Freihoefer wins 16-17 ACPA Public Service Award


bfryThe award is given to individuals who have made significant contributions to higher education and to institutions through support of and efforts in LGBTQ awareness. Brad received the award for their contribution at Iowa State University. (more…)

Geoffroy Hall Grand Opening

geoffertHALLStudents, university officials, and community members celebrated the grand opening of ISU’s newest student residence »»»

Hurte joins the Division of Student Affairs

Vernon J. Hurte new dean of students for ISU

Vernon J. Hurte, Ph.D.

Vernon Hurte was named Iowa State’s next dean of students, which was elevated to an associate vice president post in student affairs last summer. His start date is July 3. »»»

Get funds for your next event!

Is your student organization looking for some additional funds to make your upcoming event even better? Submit an event proposal to the Event Funding Board! (more…)

2017-2018 Financial Aid Scholarships

The Office of Student Financial Aid Scholarship Application is now open for the 2017-2018 academic year. Apply at FinAidScholar today!

Iowa State University’s Educational Talent Search receives 5-year grant

TRIO talent search logoThe U.S. Department of Education has awarded $466,560 to Iowa State University’s TRIO Educational Talent Search (ETS) Program.  (more…)

Rowe-Barth joins the division of student affairs

Mark Rowe-Barth named director of student wellness, effective Aug. 15. (more…)

Pistilli joins the division of student affairs

Matthew Pistilli named director of assessment and research, effective Aug. 9. (more…)

Candidates on campus for director of student wellness

The director of student wellness is a new position that will lead the division’s campus-wide wellness program.  (more…)

MU hotel helps student housing needs

graphic of a room with bed, lamp and picture frameHotel Memorial Union guest rooms will serve as temporary student housing beginning this fall.  »»»

Summer hours at Student Health

first-aid box or kitClinic hours during university breaks are 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and closed on the weekend. »»»

IT Solution Center moves to library May 14

The Solution Center is moving May 14 to 192 Parks Library (next to Bookends Café). »»»

Candidates on campus for director of assessment and research position

Five candidates for the student affairs director of assessment and research have been selected for on-campus interviews and open forums.


Funds available for your next event!

PIGFIREWORKSApply for the Event Sponsorship Program
We help student organizations fund events throughout the academic year. »»»

Harmon named senior VP for student affairs

Martino Harmon has been tapped to become Iowa State University’s next senior vice president for student affairs. »»»

Ali named dining director

Mohamed Ali, auxiliaries operations director at Ohio University, Athens, has been named ISU Dining director, effective Jan. 11. »»»

State Gym to reopen Dec. 28

State Gym to reopen for limited use by December 28, 2015. Lied Rec and Beyer Hall will be open over winter break. See the Rec Services website for facility hours. »»»

Baldwin named student health center director

Erin Baldwin, chief operating officer for the Mahaska Health Partnership in Oskaloosa, has been named director of the Thielen Student Health Center»»»

Iowa State University enrollment is 36,001

Enrollment at Iowa State has grown 40 percent in the last decade. »»»

Iowa State Results of AAU Campus Climate Survey

In a three-week period in April 2015, more than 5,200 Iowa State students completed the web-based survey.  »»»

Reminder of Student Services in the MU

The MU provides services to fit your needs. Stop by the Student Office Space East (First Floor) or Event Management Office (Room 3630) to reserve different things around the MU. »»»

Student Organization Funds Available


The  Student Organization Event Sponsorship program provides recognized student organizations an opportunity to receive funds for events throughout the academic year. Deadline to apply for early spring 2016 events is Oct. 12, 2015. »»»


Iowa State and Des Moines Public Schools expand college opportunity

unnamedIowa State University and the Des Moines Public School District are working with families and neighborhood organizations to make college more accessible and affordable for students at King Elementary and Moulton Extended Learning Center. »»»

Title IX Training

The Division of Student Affairs is supporting the Office of Equal Opportunity’s (OEO) Title IX training initiative to comply with the current federal requirement to educate students on the prevention of rape, acquaintance rape, domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking. Completion of this training is mandatory for all enrolled students. All currently enrolled students who have not completed the training will receive an email that includes details on the requirements and instructions for completing the training.  (more…)

Lynn Fuhrer Lodge

5MDRThe newly refurbished Lynn Fuhrer Lodge,  sits adjacent to Veenker Memorial Golf Course and the Applied Science Complex. The Division of Student Affairs manages the space, which has a 40-person capacity. The dark-stained exposed beams in the vaulted ceilings complement an ornamental stone fireplace that serves as the focal point of the meeting room. Reservations are free, and must be made at least 72 hours in advance. Priority is given to student organizations. »»»

U.S. News rankings: Iowa State is 50th

Iowa State University comes in at No. 50 among the top public national universities in U.S. News & World Report’s 2015 “America’s Best Colleges” rankings out today. Iowa State is again included (at No. 91) in U.S. News’ top 100 rankings by high school counselors. ISU is tied with 24 schools at the No. 91 spot; ties are a frequent occurrence in the U.S. News rankings. Read more on other ratings.

Near you: Good spots on campus to eat

If you’re looking for lunch or a mid-morning snack, there are plenty of options on campus. Most are operated by ISU Dining, including its newest venue, ABE’s Harvest Café, located inside the south doors to Elings and Sukup halls. »»»

U.S. News places Iowa State in an elite group that provide learning communities

For the ninth consecutive year, U.S. News places Iowa State in an elite group of colleges and universities that provide learning communities. Iowa State is one of only 24 institutions recognized in this category. »»»