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What is featured?

Sunday, 25 Aug 2019

Poster Sale

Aug 25, 2019

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

$8-$12

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Browse through thousands of images from art prints and movie posters to retro reproductions and your favorite bands. Sale runs through August 30, and hours are Monday-Friday from 10am-7pm and Saturday/Sunday from 10am-3pm.

What's on Your Plate? How Do We Feed the Planet?

Aug 25, 2019

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

We have enough food to feed the world, but almost one-third of our people go hungry - HOW CAN WE HELP? Ever wondered where your food comes from?

Argentine Tango Lessons

Aug 25, 2019

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Room 3512 at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU - five lessons for $35/Public - five lessons for $45

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Valerie Williams 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 different partners for practice. From 5-7pm, the floor is yours for dancing under the guidance of Valerie, and for working with different partners. An intermediate level figure will also be introduced during this time.

Monday, 26 Aug 2019

Semester begins

Aug 26, 2019

All day

Iowa State University

Registrar Academic calendar

First day of classes for fall semester.

Poster Sale

Aug 26, 2019

10:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

$8-$12

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Browse through thousands of images from art prints and movie posters to retro reproductions and your favorite bands. Sale runs through August 30, and hours are Monday-Friday from 10am-7pm and Saturday/Sunday from 10am-3pm.

Canvas Open Labs (Aug. 26-29)

Aug 26, 2019

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

2015 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Bring your Canvas questions, and your laptop (this is a must) - no need to make an appointment. Canvas Open Labs will be held Aug. 26-29 from 3-5 p.m.

Great Plants for Iowa: Small Trees

Aug 26, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

$13.60-$20

Reiman Gardens

Go beyond the crabapple! Learn more about the many small, colorful, often blooming trees perfectly suited for the residential landscape in Iowa.

Tuesday, 27 Aug 2019

Poster Sale

Aug 27, 2019

10:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

$8-$12

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Browse through thousands of images from art prints and movie posters to retro reproductions and your favorite bands. Sale runs through August 30, and hours are Monday-Friday from 10am-7pm and Saturday/Sunday from 10am-3pm.

LGBTQIA+ Community Welcome

Aug 27, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Dean of Students Office Diversity Special events Student activities

Join us at the annual LGBTQIA+ Community Welcome! Meet new and returning students, grab some snacks, play some games (with those new friends), dance, add to our community mural, and bring your selfie game for a unique backdrop for the LGBTQIA+ community! All are welcome!

Wednesday, 28 Aug 2019

Poster Sale

Aug 28, 2019

10:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

$8-$12

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Browse through thousands of images from art prints and movie posters to retro reproductions and your favorite bands. Sale runs through August 30, and hours are Monday-Friday from 10am-7pm and Saturday/Sunday from 10am-3pm.

Chillin' with the DSO

Aug 28, 2019

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Student Services Building Plaza

free

Dean of Students Office Special events

Kick-off the new semester with free ice cream sundaes! Learn about the Dean of Students Office and how our 15 departments can help Cyclones succeed.

Walk-In 10 Minute Craft: Watercolor Bookmarks

Aug 28, 2019

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$1

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Make a splash of watercolor on heavy paper and leave with a bookmark, or small work of art.

SUB General Meeting

Aug 28, 2019

5:00 PM

The M-Shop, Memorial Union

$0

Student Union Board Meetings, receptions

Join SUB at their bi-weekly General Member Meetings every other Wednesday at 5:00 pm in the Maintenance Shop. You'll learn more about the organization, get the inside scoop on events coming to campus and meet lots of amazing people!

WelcomeFest

Aug 28, 2019

5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

$0

Student Activities Center Student activities

See what over 100 Ames businesses and ISU departments have to offer you! Come for the info! Get freebies and food samples!

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Aug 28, 2019

9:00 PM

The M-Shop, Memorial Union

$1 at the door

Student Union Board Student activities

This group is great for those who love the improv comedy humor of their fellow college students and can't get enough of location, occupation, means of death.

Thursday, 29 Aug 2019

Poster Sale

Aug 29, 2019

10:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

$8-$12

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Browse through thousands of images from art prints and movie posters to retro reproductions and your favorite bands. Sale runs through August 30, and hours are Monday-Friday from 10am-7pm and Saturday/Sunday from 10am-3pm.

Meeting, Team-Based Learning (TBL) Teaching and Learning Community

Aug 29, 2019

3:10 PM - 4:40 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

This topic-based teaching and learning community meets throughout the academic year. We work as teams to optimize application exercises, readiness assurance tests, peer evaluation, and other aspects of course design, and also invite speakers to facilitate discussions of TBL theory, research and classroom application.

Woodshop Orientation

Aug 29, 2019

5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $20, Public $30

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Learn the fundamentals of woodworking equipment while creating a tool carrier. Leave class with knowledge of proper machinery use, and, most importantly, woodshop safety. Students may purchase the toolbox for $6 after class or we will use them for our Art Mart fundraiser. The orientation is required in order to use the woodshop on your own.

Cyclone Cinema: Booksmart

Aug 29, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver 101

free

Memorial Union programs Student activities

Amy and Molly are academic overachievers who realize on the eve of high school graduation they have missed out on special moments of their teen years. They decide to make up for lost time all in one night.

We The Kings w/ Anna Clendening

Aug 29, 2019

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

$20 ($14 w/ ISU Student ID)

Student Union Board Student activities

Tickets for the Student Union Board (SUB) Kickoff Concert are now available online at midwestix.com or at the Maintenance Shop Box Office in the Memorial Union (M-F | 11am-5pm) starting Aug. 26.

Friday, 30 Aug 2019

Poster Sale

Aug 30, 2019

10:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

$8-$12

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Browse through thousands of images from art prints and movie posters to retro reproductions and your favorite bands. Sale runs through August 30, and hours are Monday-Friday from 10am-7pm and Saturday/Sunday from 10am-3pm.

Working with IACUC protocols using a-Tune

Aug 30, 2019

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

2310 Kildee

free

Research Office Training, development

The Office for Responsible Research, Office of the Attending Veterinarian, and Laboratory Animal Resources are offering software training for researchers who submit IACUC or IBC protocols. Participants will learn how to navigate the new electronic protocol submission system, a-tune. Training topics will include creating and submitting a protocol, and, for animal users of LAR, how to order animals and manage animal records.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Mug Night

Aug 30, 2019

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $4 studio fee + cost of bisque, Public $5 studio fee + cost of bisque

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

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. We will show you the basics of painting your piece and fire it within a week. Studio fee is $4 for ISU and $5 for public to attend plus the cost of the bisque you select. Drop off but give yourself an hour. Open to all ages if accompanied by an adult.

Cyclone Cinema: Booksmart

Aug 30, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver 101

free

Memorial Union programs Student activities

Amy and Molly are academic overachievers who realize on the eve of high school graduation they have missed out on special moments of their teen years. They decide to make up for lost time all in one night.

ISU Afterdark

Aug 30, 2019

9:00 PM - 1:00 AM

MU

$0

Memorial Union programs Student activities

ISU AfterDark is free and open to all ISU students and their guests.

ISU AfterDark: David Dobrik and Jackie Tohn

Aug 30, 2019

11:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

$0

Memorial Union programs Student activities

ISU AfterDark is free and open to all ISU students and their guests.

Saturday, 31 Aug 2019

Cyclone Central Tailgate

Aug 31, 2019

8:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Alumni Center

free

Alumni Association Special events

Cyclones everywhere are invited to celebrate at the 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. Catered meal available for an additional charge.

Football

Aug 31, 2019

11:00 AM

Jack Trice Stadium

TBA

Athletics Athletics

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

Cyclone Cinema: Booksmart

Aug 31, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver 101

free

Memorial Union programs Student activities

Amy and Molly are academic overachievers who realize on the eve of high school graduation they have missed out on special moments of their teen years. They decide to make up for lost time all in one night.