Fall and Winter Break Office Hours

Fall Break | November 19-21 | 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
University Holidays | November 22-23 | Closed
Winter Break | December 17-21 | 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
University Holidays | December 24-25 | Closed
Winter Break | December 26-31 | Closed
University Holiday | January 1  | Closed
Winter Break | January 2-11 |8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Welcome message from Dr. Harmon

I am thrilled to welcome all 29,621 undergraduates and 5,371 graduate students to campus, a total of 34,992 students!

For those of you new to Iowa State, I am excited to have you on campus and look forward to sharing in your adventures at Iowa State. Whether you are new or returning and no matter what you are studying or what your interests are, Iowa State has plenty of opportunities to enrich your education and grow your academic career:»»»

Fall enrollment: Nearly 35,000

Iowa State University’s fall 2018 enrollment is a robust 34,992, the fourth-largest in school history. Of that number, 29,621 are undergraduates – the largest number enrolled at any Iowa college or university. »»»

Principles of Community

Not sure where to go for student health and wellness? Start here!

There’s no wrong door when it comes to health and wellness services at Iowa State. Start at and we’ll help you find the services you need. »»»

Renovated dining venues reopen

Check out what’s new at ISU Dining venues across campus.  »»»


Veterans Week

The Iowa State University Veterans Center is promoting and supporting a weeklong series of events to honor the service and sacrifice of our Veterans, military personnel and their families. We encourage everyone, including Veterans, ROTC and the public, to attend. All events can be found here:


November is First Generation College Student Awareness Month November 2 - November 30






Iowa State University will be hosting events during first-generation college student awareness month where first-gen students can build community and network with other students, first-gen faculty and staff. Plus, the events will provide the opportunity to raise awareness of first-gen students’ needs and provide space to discuss best practices that we can implement at Iowa State University.

Events include:

First-Gen Month Kick-Off on Thursday, November 8, 2018 from 5:30-7:00 PM in the room 136 in the UDCC.
FREE food and fun activities. RSVP by clicking HERE!

Faculty/Staff and Student Mixer on Monday, November 12, 2018 from 5:30-6:30 pm in the Hixson-Lied Student Success Center, followed by a student panel from 6:30-7:30. To respond complete the First-Generation College Student Awareness Month Online Survey. 

Give thanks for great mentors, advisers and teachers November 1 - November 30

Is there someone on campus that makes you feel like a valued member of the @IowaStateU community? Perhaps an instructor,  mentor, staff member, adviser, or peer leader? Share with us & well help thank them via  #cythx


Save the date for the Thomas L. Hill Iowa State Conference on Race and Ethnicity—Iowa State University’s local initiative designed to provide an ongoing platform of sharing and applying new knowledge through presentations and workshops. Full conference is on Friday, March 1»»» 

Feminist Fridays

Join the Margaret Sloss Women’s Center on Fridays for events focused on topics related to gender equity. »»» 



Academic Coaching Workshop Series

The Academic Success Center (ASC) offers workshops and resources during throughout the fall semester. Please visit the ASC website for more info including workshops on time management, goal setting, finals prep and more! »»»