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.
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:»»»
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. »»»
There’s no wrong door when it comes to health and wellness services at Iowa State. Start at cyclonehealth.iastate.edu and we’ll help you find the services you need. »»»
Check out what’s new at ISU Dining venues across campus. »»»
This position is responsible for developing a holistic, multidisciplinary approach to student health and wellbeing for a growing and diverse student population. »»»
Student Health and Wellness is pleased to announce that it has received a $306,000 grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). »»»
Rob Lipsey, interim director of TRIO Student Support Services Program (SSSP) has been appointed director of the program. (more…)
Iowa State University’s Memorial Union is nationally ranked as 4th “Most Amazing Campus Student Union” for its unique features and history. »»»
Ruxandra (Sandra) Looft, advising coordinator and lecturer in the department of World Languages and Cultures (WLC) as well as a faculty affiliate in the Women’s and Gender Studies Program, has been named director of the Margaret Sloss Women’s Center (MSWC) effective June 18. (more…)
Mark Simpson, director of enterprise student systems at the University of Utah, Salt Lake City, has been named university registrar, effective May 21. »»»
Athletics department will be donating $1 million to the Financial Aid Office for students having financial difficulty completing their degrees. »»»
Dr. Jennifer Leptien
Dr. Jennifer Leptien has been named director of Learning Communities, effective January 12.
Information about TPS including resources and links for El Salvador, Haiti, Honduras, and Nicaragua. »»»
The Division of Student Affairs announces a university office for the Thomas L. Hill Iowa State Conference on Race and Ethnicity (ISCORE), held in March, and Iowa State’s participation in the annual National Conference on Race and Ethnicity (NCORE), held in early June. »»»
Off-campus users no longer will see student phone numbers or email addresses online, but will be able to send emails through a web submission form offered with the directory listings. »»»
Dr. Wendy Wintersteen was named the 16th president of Iowa State University on Oct. 23, 2017, and officially assumed the office Nov. 20. Read her introductory email expressing her commitment to engaging the campus community and others in developing a plan to make Iowa State the best land-grant university in the nation.
I encourage members of our community to stay focused on making Iowa State a better community for all. We will not be distracted or deterred by this small hate-filled group. »»»
Information about DACA, resources, and links. »»»
Iowa State’s fall 2017 enrollment is 36,321, the second-largest in school history. »»»
Iowa State University remains ‘welcoming, inclusive, equitable for all, regardless of immigration status.’ »»»
Please do not hesitate to contact us and request assistance. There are a number of ways to reach our services. »»»
Know the Code is designed to help students, faculty, and staff understand the Student Disciplinary Regulations at Iowa State. »»»
The social media post containing a slur that was reported today was racist, thoughtless and hurtful. It was particularly troubling in light of the recent occurrences in Charlottesville »»»
We value people of all races, ethnicities, religions, sexual orientations, abilities, and backgrounds. Hatred, racism, and bigotry have no place at Iowa State University. »»»
The US Supreme Court issued a decision on the Executive Order (EO) containing a travel advisory for nationals of the six countries named in the EO (Iran, Syria, Libya, Yemen, Sudan, and Somalia). »»»
Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Student Services is now The Center for LGBTQIA+ Student Success. The new name aligns with national trends towards enhanced inclusion of the vast identities students hold regarding sexuality and gender. The name also is intended to better reflect the mission, programs, services and resources offered in the office.
Steve Winfrey, director of the Memorial Union (MU) at North Dakota State University (NDSU) in Fargo, has been named director of the Memorial Union at Iowa State University, effective August 14. (more…)
Iowa State University and the Jackson family celebrated the naming of the Dr. George A. Jackson Black Cultural Center at 517 Welch Avenue on Saturday, May 20, 2017. »»»
Dr. Joyce Davidson
Dr. Joyce Davidson, interim director of student counseling service (SCS) has been named director, effective June 1, 2017. (more…)
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. »»»
Senior associate registrar Jennifer Suchan was named interim registrar, succeeding 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. »»»
Pete Englin, director of the department of residence at Iowa State University, named assistant vice president for student affairs and director of residence. »»»
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. »»»
The 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…)
Students, university officials, and community members celebrated the grand opening of ISU’s newest student residence »»»
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. »»»
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…)
In an Aug. 22 email to campus, President Leath reintroduced the Principles of the Iowa State Community.
The Office of Student Financial Aid Scholarship Application is now open for the 2017-2018 academic year. Apply at FinAidScholar today!
The U.S. Department of Education has awarded $466,560 to Iowa State University’s TRIO Educational Talent Search (ETS) Program. (more…)
Mark Rowe-Barth named director of student wellness, effective Aug. 15. (more…)
Matthew Pistilli named director of assessment and research, effective Aug. 9. (more…)
The director of student wellness is a new position that will lead the division’s campus-wide wellness program. (more…)
Hotel Memorial Union guest rooms will serve as temporary student housing beginning this fall. »»»
Clinic hours during university breaks are 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and closed on the weekend. »»»
The Solution Center is moving May 14 to 192 Parks Library (next to Bookends Café). »»»
Apply for the Event Sponsorship Program
We help student organizations fund events throughout the academic year. »»»
Martino Harmon has been tapped to become Iowa State University’s next senior vice president for student affairs. »»»
Mohamed Ali, auxiliaries operations director at Ohio University, Athens, has been named ISU Dining director, effective Jan. 11. »»»
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. »»»
Erin Baldwin, chief operating officer for the Mahaska Health Partnership in Oskaloosa, has been named director of the Thielen Student Health Center. »»»
Enrollment at Iowa State has grown 40 percent in the last decade. »»»
In a three-week period in April 2015, more than 5,200 Iowa State students completed the web-based survey. »»»
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. »»»
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 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. »»»
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…)
The 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. »»»
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.
Student Financial Aid is now offering the Student Loan Education Office. Resources and education will be provided on the impact of student loan borrowing, budgeting, credit, and money management. (more…)
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. »»»
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. »»»