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What is featured?

Wednesday, 22 Aug 2018

WelcomeFest

Aug 22, 2018

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

Free

Student Activities Center Student activities

Freebies and Info from Ames Businesses & ISU Departments.

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Aug 22, 2018

9:00 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, 23 Aug 2018

Bookmobile: Ames Public Library

Aug 23, 2018

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Behind Bessey Hall

free

Community activities

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 behind Bessey 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.

Plant Walk: Medicinal Plants

Aug 23, 2018

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

What IS that plant? Get to know the works of art in our living museum from the expert herself - join Lindsey Smith, Reiman Gardens' Plant Collections Curator, for in-depth walking tours of the plants and flowers that make this place so special.

Research workshop: IACUC and IBC Protocols Using the a-tune System

Aug 23, 2018

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

2310 Kildee

Research Office Training, development

The Office for Responsible Research, Office of the Attending Veterinarian and Laboratory Animal Resources (LAR) 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.

Try the Pottery Wheel

Aug 23, 2018

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$10

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Not ready to commit to a pottery class? Experience throwing on the wheel with Workspace potters!

Woodshop Orientation

Aug 23, 2018

5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $20 Public $30 (supplies included + $6 optional purchase)

Student Activities Center 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.

Cyclone Cinema

Aug 23, 2018

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Avengers: Infinity War - Iron Man, Thor, the Hulk and the rest of the Avengers unite to battle their the evil Thanos.

Cyclone Cinema

Aug 23, 2018

10:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Avengers: Infinity War - Iron Man, Thor, the Hulk and the rest of the Avengers unite to battle their the evil Thanos.

Friday, 24 Aug 2018

Audit to credit deadline

Aug 24, 2018

All day

10 Enrollment Services Center

Registrar Academic calendar

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

Drop Deadline

Aug 24, 2018

All day

10 Enrollment Services Center

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: Fall 2018

Aug 24, 2018

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

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

Schedule change deadline

Aug 24, 2018

All day

10 Enrollment Services Center

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to process most schedule changes 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.

Celebration: Women's Equality Day

Aug 24, 2018

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Margaret Sloss Women's Center

free

Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics Special events

Story County residents can register to vote (free cookies, brownies and lemonade for those who do). All are welcome to learn more about programs offered by the Catt Center, the Margaret Sloss Womens Center, and the League of Women Voters of Ames and Story County.

Annual ReACT Gallery Kickoff

Aug 24, 2018

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

ReACT Gallery, 0003 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

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. Brief remarks will be made at 12:10 by Sarah Nusser and Pam Cain. Light refreshments provided.

Retirement reception: Kenneth Koehler

Aug 24, 2018

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Cardinal Room, Memorial Union

free

Statistics Department Meetings, receptions

University Professor of statistics Kenneth Koehler is retiring. A program will begin at 3:30 p.m.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Mug Night

Aug 24, 2018

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

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

Student Activities Center 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.

Volleyball

Aug 24, 2018

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State volleyball will open its regular season and the Iowa State Challenge against Ole Miss. First serve at 6:30 p.m. Price also gets fans admission to Oregon State vs. Virginia match at 4 p.m.

Cyclone Cinema

Aug 24, 2018

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Avengers: Infinity War- Iron Man, Thor, the Hulk and the rest of the Avengers unite to battle their the evil Thanos.

Comedian Alice Wetterlund

Aug 24, 2018

9:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

ISU AfterDark is a student group that plans late night events throughout the semester. All activities are free for students and the public! Come enjoy the fun!

Free Crafts at ISU AfterDark

Aug 24, 2018

9:00 PM - 12:00 AM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU Students: Free

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

ISU students are invited to the MU for free late-night activities held three times a semester. Come make a Mini Palette Coaster for our fall kick-off event.

ISU AfterDark

Aug 24, 2018

9:00 PM - 1:00 AM

Memorial Union

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

ISU AfterDark is a student group that plans late night events throughout the semester. All activities are free for students and the public! Come enjoy the fun!

Cyclone Cinema

Aug 24, 2018

10:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Avengers: Infinity War - Iron Man, Thor, the Hulk and the rest of the Avengers unite to battle their the evil Thanos.

Comedian Pete Davidson

Aug 24, 2018

11:00 PM - 12:00 AM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

ISU AfterDark is a student group that plans late night events throughout the semester. All activities are free for students and the public! Come enjoy the fun!

Saturday, 25 Aug 2018

Textbook Return

Aug 25, 2018

All day

ISU Bookstore

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to return textbooks for refund to University Book Store. Exclusions apply.

Volleyball

Aug 25, 2018

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State volleyball will host Virginia at 10 a.m. in their second match of the Iowa State Challenge. Price of admission also covers match at noon between Ole Miss and Oregon State.

Volleyball

Aug 25, 2018

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State volleyball closes out the Iowa State Challenge at 6:30 p.m. against the Oregon State Beavers.

Cyclone Cinema

Aug 25, 2018

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Avengers: Infinity War - Iron Man, Thor, the Hulk and the rest of the Avengers unite to battle their the evil Thanos.

Cyclone Cinema

Aug 25, 2018

10:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Avengers: Infinity War - Iron Man, Thor, the Hulk and the rest of the Avengers unite to battle their the evil Thanos.

Sunday, 26 Aug 2018

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Aug 26, 2018

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Room 3512 in the Memorial Union

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

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