Destination Iowa State Program Schedule

Friday, January 10, 2020
11:00 - 11:30 a.m. Destination Iowa State Check-in, Oak Room, Memorial Union

You’ll get started on this amazing adventure and receive a free Iowa State t-shirt, bag, and more!

11:30 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. Student Session: Guest Speaker Jeff Stafford

Design Your Destination - There's no one way to DO college, and this engaging and interactive session will leave you a greater sense of confidence and comfort as you take on what's next at Iowa State. You'll learn strategies and tools for how to navigate this "giant page turn" while intentionally planning for some plot twists and turns along the way.

Then, join students from your academic college for a great meal.

1:15 - 3:00 p.m. Passport to Success

Passport to Success is your opportunity to ask Cyclone Aides and faculty/staff from your academic college to share tips and tricks for how to be successful at Iowa State. This interactive session will help you get a jump start on academics and meet other new students along the way!

3:00 - 4:00 p.m. Clone Quest

Continue the adventure during this team-based scavenger hunt. Learn about campus resources with your future classmates and get pumped for the first day of classes! Awesome prizes await you after you finish your quest.

Noon - 4:00 p.m. Veteran Walk-in Service, 3540 Memorial Union

Join us for an orientation to Veterans Center services for all military-affiliated students and verification of military educational benefits.

8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Financial Aid Walk-in Service, 0210 Beardshear Hall

Family and Guest Sessions
11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Munch and Mingle

Family members are invited to purchase lunch in the Memorial Union Food Court on the first floor and enjoy their lunch in the Campanile Room, located on the second floor, with university staff members. This will be your opportunity to get to know other families and chat with administrators in a casual setting.

12:15 - 2:00 p.m. Your Cyclone Family Adventure, Campanile Room, Memorial Union

Join us for an overview of campus resources and hear from campus departments to discuss key ways you can support your student's success at Iowa State.