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Thursday, 17 Aug 2017

Destination Iowa State

Aug 17, 2017

All day

Iowa State University

Office of Admissions Student activities

A three-day, interactive bridge program that helps new students meet their peers, learn how to navigate campus and start off on the path to academic success. With a balance between fun activities and learning opportunities, students who participate in this once-in-a-lifetime experience will feel like true members the Iowa State community. This program is for new students only. Online registration is available.

Kids Story Time

Aug 17, 2017

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

*NEW DAY! This much-loved storytelling program has returned with a strong literacy focus every week.

Friday, 18 Aug 2017

Destination Iowa State

Aug 18, 2017

All day

Iowa State University

Office of Admissions Student activities

A three-day, interactive bridge program that helps new students meet their peers, learn how to navigate campus and start off on the path to academic success. With a balance between fun activities and learning opportunities, students who participate in this once-in-a-lifetime experience will feel like true members the Iowa State community. This program is for new students only. Online registration is available.

Retirement reception: Mark Chidister

Aug 18, 2017

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

College of Design atrium

free

College of Design Meetings, receptions

Mark Chidister, associate professor emeritus of art and visual culture and former senior associate dean for planning and academic personnel in the College of Design, retired June 30. He will be honored during the college's fall welcome reception. A program will begin at 6:30 p.m.

Soccer

Aug 18, 2017

7:00 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Creighton. Game times and dates are subject to change.

Saturday, 19 Aug 2017

Destination Iowa State

Aug 19, 2017

All day

Iowa State University

Office of Admissions Student activities

A three-day, interactive bridge program that helps new students meet their peers, learn how to navigate campus and start off on the path to academic success. With a balance between fun activities and learning opportunities, students who participate in this once-in-a-lifetime experience will feel like true members the Iowa State community. This program is for new students only. Online registration is available.

Volleyball

Aug 19, 2017

1:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

free

Athletics Athletics

Cardinal & Gold Scrimmage. Game times and dates are subject to change.

Sunday, 20 Aug 2017

Fee payment deadline: Fall 2017

Aug 20, 2017

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Fee payment deadline for fall. First payment (minimum due) or payment in full on AccessPlus.

Registration Cancellation Deadline: Fall 2017

Aug 20, 2017

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to cancel registration on AccessPlus for fall to avoid tuition assessment. All courses must be dropped on AccessPlus by 11 p.m.

Cyclone Fan Fest

Aug 20, 2017

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Bergstrom Football Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

Kick off the 2017-18 sports season with an interactive sports festival that includes autographs, inflatables, face painting, games and more. Cyclone coaches, athletes and spirit squad will be available for photos and autographs. Cy's Locker Room will be on site with Cyclone merchandise and food trucks will offer menu items and refreshments.

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Aug 20, 2017

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Workspace

ISU Five punches for $35, Public Five punches for $45

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance.

Monday, 21 Aug 2017

Fall semester begins

Aug 21, 2017

All day

Iowa State University

Registrar Academic calendar

Classwork begins for the fall 2017 semester.

Solar Eclipse Viewing Party

Aug 21, 2017

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Looking for a great place to experience the Solar Eclipse of 2017 with others? Join us for this rare celestial event!

Aug/Sept Craft of the Month- Framed Dry Erase Board

Aug 21, 2017

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$10

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Go through our stash of fancy papers and glue together a background to put in an 11" x 14" frame.

Welcome Reception at the Brunnier

Aug 21, 2017

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Brunnier Art Museum, 295 Scheman Building

free

University Museums Arts, performances

The Iowa State Deans, Vice President for Research, Vice President for Extension and Outreach, and University Museums would like to welcome everyone back to campus at a reception in the Brunnier Art Museum. ISU faculty and staff are encouraged to attend to greet colleagues and network while also celebrating the opening of the new portrait exhibition - Faces of Iowa State. All are welcome to attend. Refreshments will be provided.

Tuesday, 22 Aug 2017

LGBTQIA+ Community Welcome

Aug 22, 2017

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Center for LGBTQIA+ Student Success Diversity

Welcome event for the Iowa State lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer, intersex, asexual, ally, and plus community! All are welcome!

Wednesday, 23 Aug 2017

Fused Glass Pendant Walk-In

Aug 23, 2017

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$16

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Design a one-of-a-kind pendant while learning the basics of glass fusing.

Barrel racing competition

Aug 23, 2017

7:30 PM

ISU rodeo arena, State Avenue

free

Student Organizations Arts, performances Student activities

The ISU Rodeo Club hosts a biweekly barrel racing summer series. Warmups begin at 5:30 p.m., spectators are encouraged to bring a blanket or chair; no grandstand seating is available. Contestants of all ages can enter, including youth (18 and younger). Top performers win cash prizes. Additional proceeds from the entry fees support club activities.

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Aug 23, 2017

10:00 PM

M-Shop

$1

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival is Iowa State University's student comedy, improv group. Holding shows on some Wednesday nights, you can come and laugh to your hearts content at the Mojos, and with the Mojos.

Thursday, 24 Aug 2017

Kids Story Time

Aug 24, 2017

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

This much-loved storytelling program has returned with a strong literacy focus every week.

Bookmobile: Ames Public Library

Aug 24, 2017

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Driveway between Parks and Morrill

free

Community activities Special events

In partnership with the university library, the Ames Public Library's Bookmobile added a regular Iowa State stop to its weekly route. The Bookmobile will park in the turnaround driveway between Parks Library and Morrill Hall from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursdays. Items from the Ames Public Library (for all ages) can be checked out, returned or reserved in advance for pick up.

Auditions: Out of the Fire, The Banned Books Monologues

Aug 24, 2017

6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

0308 Carver Hall

Theatre Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Auditions are open to all ISU students. There are also a number of roles available to adults ages 40 and over.

Auditions: The Children's Hour

Aug 24, 2017

6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

0308 Carver Hall

Theatre Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Auditions are open to all ISU students. Roles are available for 12 women and 2 men.

Glitter Postcards

Aug 24, 2017

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$1 per postcard

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

A quick and dirty (glittery) craft! Pick a vintage postcard and choose an element in the imagery that you'd like to redesign, then glue and glitter.