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Friday, 01 Sep 2017

Audit a Course Deadline

Channel: Academic Calendar

All day

Last day to elect to audit a full-semester course for fall. The instructor of the course must approve an audit.

Tuition & Fee Adjustment Deadline

Channel: Academic Calendar

All day

Last day to receive a tuition and fee adjustment for full-semester courses when dropping below full-time status. No refunds for full-semester courses after day 10 of the semester.

Retirement reception: Mark Renoux

Channel: Facilities Planning and Management

9:30 am - 11:00 am @ 0162 General Services Building

Mark Renoux, an engineering tech in the facilities services unit of facilities planning and management, is retiring. A program will begin at 10 a.m.

Cost: free

Craft of the Month: Framed Dry Erase Board

Channel: Student Activities Center

2:00 pm - 10:00 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

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

Cost: $10

Paint Your Own Pottery: Mug Night

Channel: Student Activities Center

4:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

We like big cups and we cannot lie! From traditional coffee mugs to ones shaped like owls and elephants, we have mugs of all sizes and styles.

Cost: ISU $4, Public $5, plus the cost of the bisque selected

Down and Dirty Swing Dance

Channel: Student Union Board

8:00 pm - 11:00 pm @ Memorial Union Terrace

Swing dancing lessons are the first half hour, the rest of the event is to have fun and dance to the Sentimental Swing Band.

Cost: free

Saturday, 02 Sep 2017

Cyclone Central Tailgate

Channel: Alumni Association

4:00 pm - 6:30 pm @ Alumni Center

Cyclones everywhere are invited to celebrate at the ISU Alumni Center before every home football game. Enjoy giveaways, shopping, refreshments, marching band performances, Cy and spirit squad appearances, and entertainment for all ages. Doors open 3 hours prior to kick-off and end 30 minutes prior to kickoff.

Cost: 0 (charge for catered meal)


Channel: Cyclone Athletics

7:00 pm @ Jack Trice Stadium

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

Cost: TBA

Sunday, 03 Sep 2017


Channel: Cyclone Athletics

1:00 pm @ Cyclone Sports Complex

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

Cost: free

Monday, 04 Sep 2017

University holiday

Channel: Academic Calendar

All day @ Iowa State University

Offices are closed and classes are recessed in observance of the national Labor Day holiday.

Light Painting 101

Channel: Reiman Gardens

6:00 pm - 8:30 pm @ Reiman Gardens

4-week program beginning Monday, September 4, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. Learn how to "paint" with various light sources and capture the images in your camera.

Watercolor Painting

Channel: Reiman Gardens

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

4-week program beginning Monday, September 4, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Join artist Yvonne Brune and experience the Gardens to find inspiration for watercolors.

Tuesday, 05 Sep 2017

ReACT Gallery Kickoff

Channel: University Museums

11:30 am - 1:00 pm @ Christian Petersen Art Museum, 0003 Morrill Hall

University Museums will launch the ReACT Gallery, presented in the Reiman Gallery of the Christian Petersen Art Museum at Morrill Hall. The ReACT Gallery is intended to be a safe and respectful place to express and explore reactions, opinions, and perspectives of national current event issues that are relevant to the ISU community.

Cost: free

Engineering Study and Work Abroad Fair

Channel: College of Engineering

4:30 pm - 6:30 pm @ Howe Hall atrium

"Tour The World." Information booths for more than 30 international programs will be represented by faculty coordinators and students to promote international opportunities for engineering students.

Cost: free

Move Like Water

Channel: Reiman Gardens

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

4-week program beginning Tuesday, September 5, 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. The fluid movement of water inspires tranquility.

Cost: $37.50 ($30 members/ $25.50 ISU students)

Fall Color Photography

Channel: Reiman Gardens

6:00 pm - 8:30 pm @ Reiman Gardens

4-week program beginning Tuesday, September 5, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. Come learn how to take stunning fall images.

Cost: $95 ($76/members, $64.60/ISU students)

Wednesday, 06 Sep 2017

Training: Youth program leaders and administrators

Channel: Environmental Health & Safety

9:00 am - 11:00 am @ 1020 4-H Extension Building

Information for youth program leaders, administrators and student organization officers regarding youth-related policies, procedures and forms for successfully conducting youth programs at ISU.


Channel: Student Activities Center

11:00 am - 4:00 pm @ Central Campus

ClubFest is an opportunity for students to browse through many clubs and organizations at Iowa State to find out how to get involved on campus!

Cost: free

Workshop: Social Security and Your Retirement

Channel: University Human Resources

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm @ Gold Room, Memorial Union

A secure, comfortable retirement requires careful financial planning to anticipate your income and needs in retirement. As part of a comprehensive financial plan, it is important to understand the basics and benefits of the Social Security program. Registration requested.

Cost: free

Autumn Nature Meditation

Channel: Reiman Gardens

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

Nature is restorative. Learn to get the most out of your nature experience as you connect to the breathtaking changes of autumn with Camilla Kottman, expressive therapies instructor, during this 4-week program.

Cost: $37.50 ($30 members/ $25.50 ISU students)

Street (or Candid) Photography

Channel: Reiman Gardens

6:00 pm - 8:30 pm @ Reiman Gardens

4-week program beginning Wednesday, September 6, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. Interested in taking great images of subjects in candid situations within public places without posing them?

Cost: $95 ($76/members, $64.60/ISU students)

Lecture: When Christians First Met Muslims

Channel: Lectures Program

7:00 pm @ Sun Room, Memorial Union

Michael Penn is a professor of religious studies at Stanford University and specializes in the history of early Christianity with a focus on Middle Eastern Christians.

Cost: free

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Channel: Student Union Board

10:00 pm @ M-Shop

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.

Cost: $1

Thursday, 07 Sep 2017

Research Boot Camp: Responsible Conduct

Channel: Office of the Vice President for Research

8:30 am - 12:30 pm @ Gold Room, Memorial Union

Faculty, staff, and postdocs who receive funding through NSF or certain NIH grants are invited to a two-day "boot camp" that will satisfy NIH and NSF requirements for training in the Responsible Conduct of Research.

Cost: free

Kids Story Time

Channel: Reiman Gardens

10:00 am - 11:00 am @ Reiman Gardens

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

Reopening of Joan Bice Underwood Tearoom

Channel: Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management

11:50 am - 12:50 pm @ 0023 MacKay Hall

The Joan Bice Underwood Tearoom reopens Thursday, Sept. 7 for the fall 2017 semester. Lunch will be served Tuesday through Friday from 11:50 a.m. to 12:50 p.m. The cost of each meal is $7, and reservations must be made prior to 9 a.m. on the day of service.

Cost: $7

Cyclone Club Luncheon

Channel: Athletics Special Events

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm @ Reiman Ballroom, Alumni Center

Featured speaker is athletics director Jamie Pollard; emceed by Voice of the Cyclones John Walters. Luncheons are open to the public. An optional lunch, catered by Hy-Vee, is available. Doors open at 11:30 a.m.

Cost: $12 for optional lunch

Meeting: Professional and Scientific Council

Channel: Professional and Scientific Council

2:10 pm - 4:00 pm @ Gallery, Memorial Union

The P&S Council is a representative body elected by, and responsible to, Professional and Scientific employees at Iowa State University. Meetings are open to the public.

Cost: free

Grad Students: Library expertise

Channel: University Library

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm @ Parks Library

"Everything you need to know about the Library ... but were afraid to ask!" Learn how to find dissertations, influential research articles and important journals in you subject area. Find out who is your subject librarian, and learn about Library services that can help facilitate your research and writing. Preregistration is required.

Cost: free

Forum: Know Your Rights

Channel: Office of the Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm @ 198 Parks Library

Immigration experts and campus professionals will address questions and issues related to DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals).

Cost: free