Destination Iowa State
Program Schedule

Friday, January 22, 2021
9:00 am Destination Iowa State: Arrival, Great Hall, Memorial Union

Join other new Cyclones and our Cyclone Aide student leaders to pick up your exclusive Iowa State gear and prepare for adventures of the day. Even more prizes are up for grabs with our Iowa State Trivia pre-show.

9:30 am Destination Iowa State: Launch, Great Hall, Memorial Union

Let the DIS adventure begin! Adam Carroll starts the show with advice on making the most of your time at Iowa State. Hear from New Student Programs staff to prepare you for the weeks ahead with updates and announcements, meet other new students during small group sessions, and experience campus through our Clone Quest scavenger hunt.


12:00 pm Destination Iowa State: Lunch, ISU Dining

No adventure is complete without a taste of Iowa State. Join us for a free lunch to relax, meet Cyclone Aides, and experience a delicious meal in one of our dining centers courtesy of ISU Dining.

1:00-4:00 pm Destination Iowa State: Meet Up at the Memorial Union, Memorial Union

It’s Friday so let’s have some fun! Join us for a three-hour exploration of events and activities in the Memorial Union. This experience will include a chance to test out the newly-renovated CyBowl and Billiards, create a one-of-a-kind craft in The Workspace, take center stage for karaoke in the Maintenance Shop, and try your luck at winning fabulous prizes during Bingo all hosted by the Student Activities Center. Be sure to also stop by the Iowa State Book Store for DIS exclusive specials!

Because your health and wellness are important to us, Iowa State University has developed Cyclones Care, a short list of ways to keep you and those around you as safe as possible. Face coverings and physical distancing of at least 6 feet (2 meters) are REQUIRED at all Destination Iowa State events. Frequent hand washing and monitoring your own wellness are also essential to a healthy and fun event!

Destination Iowa State is a student-only event. Any guests or family members who want to visit campus with you should do so at another time.

Parking is limited on campus. We encourage you to park in the Memorial Union Parking Ramp attached to the Memorial Union for a modest hourly rate. If you prefer free parking, or if the Memorial Union Parking Ramp is unavailable, free parking is available at the commuter lot located at the Iowa State Center. The fare-free CyRide Orange Route 23 picks up from the commuter lot and stops at the north entrance of the Memorial Union. Download the MyState app for CyRide details.