Campus Resources

The following list contains informatons on various campus resources. Please contact the Student Accessibility Services Office if you would like more information on any of these resources.

Academic Success Center: provides opportunities for students to develop skills that promote success, practice leadership, and become self-directed learners through the delivery of centralized, high-quality academic support services that are responsive to the needs of the campus community. Some of their services include Supplemental Instruction, Tutoring Services, and Academic Coaching.

Career Exploration Services: is dedicated to promoting the academic and personal well-being of Iowa State University students. Career Exploration Services engages students as active participants in the career exploration process in order to improve decision-making skills and self-efficacy for making career choices.

Center for LGBTQIA+ Student Success: develops academic and personal success, community, and leadership for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer, intersex, asexual, and allied students.

Digital Accessibility Lab: provides guidance, support and consultation to units throughout campus to enable an increasing adoption of accessibility-minded practices.

Financial Aid: administers financial aid programs and counsels students in planning individual strategies to meet college costs. 

International Students and Scholars Office (ISSO): provides immigration services, personal support, and cross-cultural expertise within a welcoming and supportive environment for international students and scholars throughout their University experience.

Margaret Sloss Center for Women and Gender Equity: promotes gender equity and social justice. Through a feminist lens, the Sloss Center advocates for individuals and groups; provides support and referrals; and offers programming and educational resources for the advancement of gender equity.

Multicultural Students Affairs (MSA): supports and empowers Iowa State University's students who self-identify as African American, Asian American, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, Latinx, Native American/Alaskan Native and/or Multiracial, and advocates for their holistic development across the University.

Student Assistance: assist students as they manage issues surrounding academic concerns, personal matters/emergencies, and navigation of university policies and procedures.

Student Counseling Services: provides clinical and campus-based services to help students achieve their educational and personal goals. SCS supports the holistic well-being of every Iowa State student and promotes a healthy and inclusive community through clinical services, outreach, consultation, crisis intervention and collaboration with campus partners.

Students Helping Our Peers (SHOP) Food Pantry: student ran, on campus food pantry. This is made possible by donations from individuals, campus organizations, local churches, and more. With their help, we are able to provide a wide variety of free, non-perishable food and personal care items for all ISU students. 

Student Wellness: partners with students, staff, faculty and the surrounding community to proactively create a health promoting university that supports and enhances student success, higher learning, holistic development, belonging and engagement by implementing evidence-informed strategies and providing services, opportunities and resources that build a culture of well-being.

Thielen Student Health Center: full-service medical clinic on campus, staffed with physicians, advanced registered nurse practitioners and nurses.

TRIO: includes four outreach and support programs targeted to help disadvantaged students progress from middle school to post-baccalaureate programs

Vocational Rehabilitation: works for and with individuals who have individuals to achieve their employment, independence, and economic goals. Services may include assessment, counseling, special adaptive equipment, financial disabilities, and job placement assistance.

Writing and Media Center: is a welcoming and inclusive peer tutoring center where friendly Communication Consultants offer individualized assistance to undergraduate and graduate students working on any form of written, oral, visual, or electronic communication.

Student Organizations

Alliance for Disability Awareness: student organization dedicated to supporting students with disabilities, as well as raising awareness for the wide variety of disabilities on campus and pushing for a more accessible ISU.

College Diabetes Network: (in the process of becoming a student organization) CDN is a group of type one diabetics who are looking to get together, hang out, talk about T1D issues, and essentially create a support system for T1D on campus. Contact Laura Frank if interested in joining.