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What is featured?

Monday, 02 Oct 2017

ISU Blood Drive

Oct 02, 2017

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

Special Events Special events

Students, faculty and staff and encouraged to donate blood during the ISU Blood Drive.

Tuesday, 03 Oct 2017

ISU Blood Drive

Oct 03, 2017

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

Special Events Special events

Students, faculty and staff and encouraged to donate blood during the ISU Blood Drive.

Wednesday, 04 Oct 2017

ISU Blood Drive

Oct 04, 2017

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

Special Events Special events

Students, faculty and staff and encouraged to donate blood during the ISU Blood Drive.

Thursday, 05 Oct 2017

Bake sale

Oct 05, 2017

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

College of Design atrium

College of Design Meetings, receptions Special events

Proceeds of the sales benefit the United Way of Story County.

ISU Blood Drive

Oct 05, 2017

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

Special Events Special events

Students, faculty and staff and encouraged to donate blood during the ISU Blood Drive.

Friday, 06 Oct 2017

Bake sale

Oct 06, 2017

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

College of Design atrium

College of Design Meetings, receptions Special events

Proceeds of the sales benefit the United Way of Story County.

Chili feed and bake sale

Oct 06, 2017

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

136 Union Drive Community Center

Department of Residence Meetings, receptions Special events

In addition to the bake sale and chili feed, the loser of the Pie in the Face Challenge (Pete Englin or Roger Graden) will be crowned. Proceeds benefit the United Way of Story County.

Saturday, 07 Oct 2017

Reception: Everything to Everybody Exhibition

Oct 07, 2017

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Design on Main Gallery, 203 Main St., Ames

free

College of Design Special events

Closing reception for an exhibition of mixed-media paintings by Storm Lake artist and Buena Vista University art professor Mary Mello, who will give a gallery talk at 2:30 p.m.

Friday, 13 Oct 2017

Hilton Madness

Oct 13, 2017

7:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

free

Athletics Athletics Special events

This year's Hilton Madness This year's event will feature: player introductions, men's & women's NCAA banner drop, 3-point shooting competition and a short scrimmage. A Hilton After Class Tailgate for ISU students begins at 3 p.m.

Saturday, 14 Oct 2017

Cyclone Central Tailgate

Oct 14, 2017

8:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Alumni Center

0 (charge for catered meal)

Alumni Association Special events

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.

Wednesday, 18 Oct 2017

The Making of Campus Art

Oct 18, 2017

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Geoffrey Residence Hall

Free

University Museums Arts, performances Diversity Special events Student activities

An internship sponsored by the Department of Residence allowed Evan Harrison, Senior in Architecture, the opportunity to travel to New York City and work in the studio of internationally acclaimed artist Mickalene Thomas on the recently installed Geoffroy Residence Hall mural. Evan will share about his internship experience through pictures, stories, and revealing what it takes to make campus public art. Two sessions are available, 7pm and 8pm.

Friday, 20 Oct 2017

Step Into My World

Oct 20, 2017

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Parks Library entrance

free

Dean of Students Office Special events

Have you ever wanted to try navigating in a wheelchair or with a white cane? The Alliance for Disability Awareness is hosting a "Step Into My World" event where you can experience Parks Library using a mobility assistance device.

Pizza and pop sale

Oct 20, 2017

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

College of Design atrium

College of Design Meetings, receptions Special events

Proceeds of the sales benefit the United Way of Story County.

Saturday, 21 Oct 2017

Homecoming: Blue Sky 4K

Oct 21, 2017

10:00 AM

Central campus

$25

Alumni Association Special events

A 4K run/walk with proceeds that support Lutheran Services in Iowa. A kids fun run starts at 9 a.m.

Homecoming: Food on Campus

Oct 21, 2017

10:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Central campus

Alumni Association Special events

Lunch catered by Hickory Park. Free with homecoming button ($5).

Story Time With Pete The Cat

Oct 21, 2017

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Inside the Iowa State University Book Store, Memorial Union

ISU Book Store Arts, performances Meetings, receptions Special events

Join us for story time with Pete the Cat. We'll read stories, have coloring pages and time for photos with Pete. This event is also available at 2:30 pm.

Homecoming: Yell Like Hell

Oct 21, 2017

12:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Central campus

free

Alumni Association Special events

First cuts for the Yell Like Hell contest, which features skit competitions that promote school spirit with cheering, music and dancing.

Story Time With Pete The Cat

Oct 21, 2017

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Inside the Iowa State University Book Store, Memorial Union

ISU Book Store Arts, performances Meetings, receptions Special events

Join us for story time with Pete the Cat. We'll read stories, have coloring pages and time for photos with Pete.

Sunday, 22 Oct 2017

Homecoming: Parade

Oct 22, 2017

2:00 PM

Main Street, Ames

free

Alumni Association Special events

Parade entries include student, university and local businesses and organizations. Music and food trucks also will be on site.

Homecoming: Creative spirits

Oct 22, 2017

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Carver Hall

$10 ($5 for students)

Alumni Association Special events

Paint your ISU pride on canvas.

Monday, 23 Oct 2017

Homecoming: Food on Campus

Oct 23, 2017

10:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Central campus

Alumni Association Special events

Lunch catered by Fazoli's. Free with homecoming button ($5).

Tuesday, 24 Oct 2017

Homecoming: Food on Campus (new location)

Oct 24, 2017

10:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

Alumni Association Special events

Lunch catered by Chick-Fil-A. Free with homecoming button ($5).

Homecoming: CyFactor

Oct 24, 2017

7:30 PM

Alumni Center

free

Alumni Association Special events

Student talent competition and variety show.

Wednesday, 25 Oct 2017

Homecoming: Food on Campus

Oct 25, 2017

7:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Central campus

Alumni Association Special events

Lunch catered by Panera. Free with homecoming button ($5).

Homecoming: 'Bomb' Transcribe-A-Thon

Oct 25, 2017

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

134 Parks Library

free

University Library Special events

Participants will learn about "The Bomb" -- Iowa State's yearbook from 1894 to 1994 -- and how to transcribe its content. A quick tutorial is all it takes to get started. The event is free, and participants may come and go during the afternoon. Join the fun and learn about ISU history, too.

Fine dining dinner: Ciao ISU, Taste of Italy

Oct 25, 2017

6:30 PM

Tearoom, 23A MacKay Hall

$30 ($35 with wine)

Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management Special events

The menu includes charcuterie board, butternut squash soup, roasted caprese salad, red wine-braised pork medallions and tiramisu. This is one of three themed dinners hosted this semester by students in hospitality management 487/587: Fine Dining Event Management. Reservations are required.

Homecoming: Yell Like Hell

Oct 25, 2017

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Central campus

free

Alumni Association Special events

Second cuts for the Yell Like Hell contest, which features skit competitions that promote school spirit with cheering, music and dancing.

Thursday, 26 Oct 2017

Homecoming: Food on Campus

Oct 26, 2017

10:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Central campus

Alumni Association Special events

Lunch catered by Fuzzy's Tacos. Free with homecoming button ($5).

Homecoming: NPHC Yard Show

Oct 26, 2017

8:15 PM

Curtiss Hall steps

free

Alumni Association Special events

Iowa State's National Pan-Hellenic Council organizations will put on individual performances showcasing steps and strolls (syncronized dance moves) that are specific to their individual organizations.

Friday, 27 Oct 2017

Homecoming: Food on Campus

Oct 27, 2017

10:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Central campus

Alumni Association Special events

Lunch catered by the Iowa Pork Producers. Free with homecoming button ($5).