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What is featured?

Sunday, 24 Aug 2014

Registration Cancellation Deadline

Aug 24, 2014

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.

Registration Deadline

Aug 24, 2014

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to initiate registration through AccessPlus without a late registration fee. Registration must be completed by 11 p.m.

Poster sale

Aug 24, 2014

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Campanile Room, MU

Most posters are priced between $8 and $12.

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Thousands of choices from art prints and movies to music and pop culture.

Cyclone Fan Fest

Aug 24, 2014

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

free

Athletics Athletics

Interactive sports festival that includes autographs, inflatables, face painting, games and more.

Argentine Tango Practica Class

Aug 24, 2014

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $30 for five punches/ Public $40 for five punches

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance. From 4 - 5pm moves for beginners are introduced with a different figure each week along with techniques for dancing better.

Monday, 25 Aug 2014

Classwork Begins: Fall Semester

Aug 25, 2014

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

First day of the 2014 fall semester.

Schedule Changes

Aug 25, 2014

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Schedule changes processed through AccessPlus registration or in 10 Enrollment Services Center.

Poster sale

Aug 25, 2014

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Campanile Room, MU

Most posters are priced between $8 and $12.

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Thousands of choices from art prints and movies to music and pop culture.

Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014

Poster sale

Aug 26, 2014

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Campanile Room, MU

Most posters are priced between $8 and $12.

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Thousands of choices from art prints and movies to music and pop culture.

Women's Equality Day

Aug 26, 2014

9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Plaza of Heroines, Catt Center

Free

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Special events

Celebrate the anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, granting women the right to vote. Stop by Catt Hall's Plaza of Heroines to register to vote and enjoy light refreshments and an information booth for students interested in learning more about the Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics and the Margaret Sloss Women's Center.

WelcomeFest

Aug 26, 2014

5:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Great Hall, MU

free

Student Activities Center Student activities

Once a year, the Student Activities Center at Iowa State University holds WelcomeFest for students to experience Ames local businesses, community organizations and ISU departments. WelcomeFest attracts over 4,000 students, and 100+ businesses and departments. This event gives you the opportunity to display services, goods and employment opportunities, and welcome students to our community.

Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014

Poster sale

Aug 27, 2014

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Campanile Room, MU

Most posters are priced between $8 and $12.

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Thousands of choices from art prints and movies to music and pop culture.

Art Walk: A Legacy of Murals at Lagomarcino

Aug 27, 2014

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Lagomarcino Courtyard

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Join University Museums Interpretation Specialist David Faux in welcoming the newest public art addition to Lagomarcino and the School of Education. Let's explore how this mural by Rebecca Ekstrand and Tom Rosborough fits into the already rich tradition of Iowa State University's largest in the nation public art collection. Meet David in the Lagomarcino courtyard

Training: Sentinel Plant Network First Detector

Aug 27, 2014

3:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

free

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens' staff will take you through the initial steps to become a certified First Detector, in the ever-increasing effort to detect and diagnose "high-consequence" plant pests and pathogens, such as the emerald ash borer and the Asian long-horned beetle. Preregistration is highly encouraged. Free resource pack for the first 30 to register.

Thursday, 28 Aug 2014

Poster sale

Aug 28, 2014

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Campanile Room, MU

Most posters are priced between $8 and $12.

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Thousands of choices from art prints and movies to music and pop culture.

Reception: Library dean Olivia Madison

Aug 28, 2014

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Upper rotunda, Parks Library

free

University Library Meetings, receptions

A program will begin at 2:30 p.m. On Sept. 1, Olivia Madison will leave her position as dean and join the provost's office as a special assistant to the provost to help prepare for Iowa State's accreditation review by the Higher Learning Commission.

LGBTQA Ice Cream Social

Aug 28, 2014

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

136 Union Drive Community Center

free

Dean of Students Office Diversity

The annual LGBTQA (Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Queer Ally) Ice Cream Social provides an opportunity for the Iowa State community to connect to the LGBTQA community on campus through a social that features services, resources, ice cream, community, pride, games, and involvement opportunities! All are encouraged and welcome to attend. #RainbowSherbet

Friday, 29 Aug 2014

Audit to Credit Deadline

Aug 29, 2014

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to change a full semester course from audit to credit basis.

Drop Deadline

Aug 29, 2014

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to drop full-semester or first half-semester courses without the drop appearing on the permanent record or counting toward the limit of dropped courses.

Registration Deadline

Aug 29, 2014

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to initiate registration through AccessPlus. A late registration fee applies.

Schedule Change Deadline

Aug 29, 2014

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to process most schedule changes without a schedule change fee or to add/drop a course without signatures of instructor and adviser (full-semester courses and first half-semester courses). See the tuition adjustment schedule for financial deadlines and the Schedule of Classes for exceptions. http://www.registrar.iastate.edu/fees/tuition-adj

Schedule Change Deadline

Aug 29, 2014

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to process a schedule change for fall through AccessPlus registration.

Poster sale

Aug 29, 2014

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Campanile Room, MU

Most posters are priced between $8 and $12.

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Thousands of choices from art prints and movies to music and pop culture.

Retirement reception: Dayle Nickerson

Aug 29, 2014

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Memorial Union Gallery Room

College of Human Sciences Meetings, receptions

Join the College of Human Sciences in sending off Dayle Nickerson with a retirement celebration. Nickerson, the director of student services, provided 25 years of dedicated service to the college.

Dedication: Jeff and Deb Hansen Agriculture Student Learning Center

Aug 29, 2014

4:00 PM

Hansen Agriculture Student Learning Center

free

ISU Foundation Meetings, receptions Special events

The new facility, unique to Iowa State and nearly all of the Midwest, allows for animal-human interaction through teaching laboratories, outreach activities, and a variety of functions for current and future students.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Cyclone Garden Gnomes

Aug 29, 2014

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $4, Public $5 (studio fee)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Join us on Fridays evenings for a fun exploration of techniques in "painting" bisque. From three-inch inch minis to a foot-tall "Ginormagnome" we've got a cast of characters that are fun to decorate and add to your indoor or outdoor space.

Reception for lecturers, clinicians, and adjunct faculty

Aug 29, 2014

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Reiman Gardens, Garden Room

Academic Affairs Training, development

Social gathering and networking opportunity for lecturers, clinicians, and adjunct faculty.

Volleyball

Aug 29, 2014

6:30 PM

Hilton Coliseum

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Stanford (AVCA Showcase)

Book Release Party: "Prairie Gold: An Anthology of the American Heartland"

Aug 29, 2014

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Design on Main Gallery, 203 Main Street, Ames

Free; books available for purchase

College of Design Meetings, receptions

The College of Design is hosting a book release party for "Prairie Gold: An Anthology of the American Heartland." Copies of the book will be available for purchase, and light snacks and nonalcoholic beverages will be provided.

Dance social

Aug 29, 2014

7:30 PM - 9:45 PM

196 Forker Building

free

Student Organizations Student activities

Free dance social hosted by the ISU Ballroom Dance Club. Singles welcome. Dress is casual; indoor shoes or socks are required.