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Current Student Resources

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      Welcome back, Cyclones

      Celebrate the end of summer with your favorite activities during Camp Iowa State, Aug. 19-20. Bring your student ID for prizes, free swag and more.

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      A community of support

      Iowa State is committed to supporting your physical and mental health, personal safety, and wellbeing. There are many resources, services, and people dedicated to helping you be your best; whether you need to speak with a professional or simply connect with others who may be experiencing similar struggles.

    Academics

    The Supplemental Instruction program offers free, regularly scheduled study sessions for traditionally difficult courses.

    Find your class on the schedule.

    The Writing and Media Center provides written, oral, visual, and electronic communication services to Iowa State students, faculty, staff, and the surrounding communities.

    Contact the Writing and Media Center.

    On-campus, in-person sessions are available for registered undergraduate students.

    Learn more about tutoring services.

    Academic coaching is the one-on-one process of helping a student examine academic concerns and perceived barriers to success. Coaches provide individual semester-long support, assess the student’s strengths and needs, and create a personalized plan of action.

    Learn about academic coaching and outreach.

    The Registrar's Office handles student enrollment, class registration, academic progress and graduation.

    Request a schedule change.

    Health and safety

    Call

    • 911
    • ISU Police: 515-294-4428
    • Central Iowa Crisis Line: 1-855-581-8111
    • Disaster Distress Helpline: 1-800-985-5990
    • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255

    Text

    • ISU Crisis Text Line: Text "ISU" to 741741

    Chat

    Visit

    • Emergency Room at Mary Greeley Medical Center 

                 1111 Duff Ave., Ames

    SafeRide is available throughout central campus and other university areas, including ISU-leased residence apartments, Greek parking lots and the basketball practice facility. Anyone on campus, including visitors, can request a ride.

    Call

    • 515-294-4444 (6 p.m.-5:30 a.m.)

    Learn more about Safe Ride.

    Student Counseling Services offers a variety of counseling services rooted in a short-term therapy model. The majority of the therapy is brief individual or group therapy, but crisis interventions and career counseling also is available. Call Student Counseling Services to make an initial appointment for assessment and recommendations of services.

    Need a less formal atmosphere to discuss specific problems? Try a virtual, confidential Let's Talk consultation.

    Call

    • 515-294-5056

    Learn more about Let's Talk consultations.

    Thielen Student Health Center is a full-service campus medical clinic in staffed with physicians, advanced registered nurse practitioners and nurses.

    Call

    • Appointments, 515-294-5801
    • After hours, 800-524-6877
    • Pharmacy, 515-294-7983
    • Physical therapy, 515-294-2626

    Learn more about services at Thielen Student Health Center.

    Iowa State University police officers receive the same training and certification as officers at other police units throughout the state. 

    Call

    • Non-emergency: 515-294-4428
    • Emergency: 911

    Learn more about ISU Police services.

    Iowa State University is committed to preventing sexual assault and providing support to victims.

    Learn about the process for reporting and investigating sexual misconduct.

    Specially trained professionals from multiple agencies work together to provide a community coordinated response to reports of sexual assault.

    Learn about the Sexual Assault Response Team.

     

    Financial support

    University bill (U-Bill) charges are posted on the first of each month and due on the 20th.

    Learn more about the Accounts Receivable office.

    Iowa State's OneApp portal provides a single system for students to apply for scholarships.

    Sign in and apply now.

    Financial Success staff is ready to help guide students through responsible borrowing, understanding how to effectively manage their money, and understanding the impact of borrowing on their credit.

    Learn more about the Office of Student Financial Success.

    Cyclone life

    You won’t have to run to campus, because you’re already here, part of the Cyclone community with staff available to support you. Everything you need is right where you’ll be when you live in a campus residence hall or apartment.

    Learn more about living on campus.

    Residential dining centers, cafés, convenience stores, food court, restaurants, food trucks, catering department, culinary support center, bakery and food stores are all here to serve you.

    See locations, hours and menus for places to eat on campus.

    No matter your major, a network of career services offices offers resources such as career exploration, career development, experiential learning, and professional career search assistance programs to pave a career path that's right for you.

    Learn more about career services.

    Community and belonging

    Search the list of student clubs and organizations to find what you're interested in and where you'll find community.

    Search by category or keyword.

    Student Accessibility Services promotes the advancement of equity, access, and inclusion by coordinating accommodations for students with disabilities and collaborating with campus partners. Accommodations are designed to eliminate disability-related barriers so that you have an equal opportunity for success.

    Learn more about Student Accessibility Services.

    Create in the Workspace, bowl or play a game of pool, take in a live show or snack at a free movie screening. There's plenty to do when you're not in class.

    Learn more about the Memorial Union and Student Engagement programming.

     

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