Online Application Account


Complete the following fields to create your account for the online application. Keep this account information in case you need to save your application and return to finish it at a later date.

Student Information

Note to parents/guardians: If you are creating accounts for multiple children, you will be required to create separate accounts with a unique student email address for each.

This account uniquely identifies you with the Office of Admissions. This account cannot be used for multiple individuals. Therefore, we require a unique email address per account.

Do not use nicknames. International applicants should state their name as it appears in their passports.

/ /     (Set birth date carefully, it cannot be changed after account creation.)
(Enter your current email address carefully, it cannot be changed after account creation or re-used for another account. This is our primary method of correspondence.)
Parent/Guardian Information (Optional)

This email address may be used on multiple accounts and will be used for family correspondence.

Security Question

If you forget your password, you will be asked to answer your security question and provide your birth date in order to verify your identity. If the security question is answered successfully and your birth date matches, you will be allowed to reset your password.

For your security and convenience, make sure the answer to your security question is:

  • at least five characters in length.
  • something only you will know.
  • not related to your password in any way.
  • unlikely to change over time.
  • extremely difficult for others to guess, even if they see your security question.

Some examples of good security questions are:

  • Who was my favorite elementary school teacher?
  • What was the model of my first car? (What was the first car I ever drove?)
  • What is my favorite (or least favorite) movie? (substitute band, song, book, or author for movie)
  • Where did I go on my favorite vacation?
Account Information

Your account username and password should be easy for you to remember and difficult for others to guess.

DO NOT lose your account information. This account will be used throughout your admission process at Iowa State University.

  (Minimum of 6 characters, maximum of 25 characters)
Your password should be 7 or more characters and contain both letters and numbers.
Word Verification

In order to prevent account creation abuse, please type the letters in the image or audio clip below into the corresponding text box.

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