Destination Iowa State
Program Schedule

Thursday, August 18, 2022
5:00–6:30 p.m.

Check-In

Get your exclusive Iowa State gear. Remember to bring your ISUCard!

Scheman Building, Iowa State Center
5:00–7:00 p.m.

The Center of ExCYtement

Meet your DIS Team Leader and the other members of your team. Enjoy a picnic meal and explore ways you can get involved on campus as you prepare for Destination Iowa State 2022!

Lot C-2, south of Hilton Coliseum
7:15 p.m.

Kickoff

Rally together to celebrate the beginning of the new school year with Iowa State traditions and a few special guests, including President Wendy Wintersteen. Experience Hilton Magic the moment you become a Cyclone.

Hilton Coliseum

 

Friday, August 19, 2022
8:30–11:00 a.m.

Breakfast on Central Campus

Join your team at your assigned time to kick-start your day with a delicious pancake breakfast. Meet up with your team and plan for the fun day ahead!

Central Campus
Assigned times

Cyclone Skills

Gather with other members of your team to share advice, get tips for academic success in and out of the classroom, build connections, explore Iowa State tech, and make plans for the semester ahead.

Various campus locations
10:00 a.m.–Noon

TRANSFERmation

Network with other transfer students. Learn how to thrive during your first semester at Iowa State and hear about campus resources from a transfer student perspective.

Memorial Union
11:00 a.m.–1:30 p.m.

Lunch

Dine at one of the many ISU Dining venues. For locations and menus, check out the GET app.

Various locations
Noon–5:00 p.m. and
8:00–11:00 p.m.
Dear World
Come tell the story only YOU can tell. Participate in Dear World’s revolutionary Brain Tattoo method and begin sharing your story with your fellow Cyclones.
 
Memorial Union
2:00–4:00 p.m. Clone Quest
Get moving and explore campus during this interactive, app-based scavenger hunt. Take photos, answer trivia questions, explore campus, and search for the Secret Cy’s to win fabulous prizes. Download Scavify to start the quest.
 
Various campus locations
6:30 p.m. Welcome to Your Cyclone Home
Students living in Iowa State housing are invited to get to know their neighbors and new community. Check with your Resident Assistant for details.
Your housing community
8:00–11:00 p.m.

Late Night at the Memorial Union

Take over the Memorial Union with your group for three hours full of activities, music, food, and fun all showcasing the activities that make up your Memorial Union!

  • Bingo sponsored by ISU AfterDark
  • Headliner performances sponsored by Student Union Board
  • Bowling and Billiards at CyBowl
  • Crafts and demonstrations at The Workspace
  • And more!
Memorial Union
Saturday, August 20, 2022
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Dear World

Come tell the story only YOU can tell. Participate in Dear World’s revolutionary Brain Tattoo method and begin sharing your story with your fellow Cyclones.

Memorial Union
1:00–5:00 p.m. Recreation Nation
Your Rec, Your Way! Explore Iowa State’s recreation spaces at your assigned time to move and play in a variety of activities. Whether you try out Jump Fitness or Karaoke Cycling, take on the climbing wall, play E-Sports, or enjoy hoops or volleyball – there is something for everyone. Be sure to wear activewear and closed-toe shoes!
 
Lied Recreation Center and State Gym/Beyer Hall
Assigned times One Cyclone
One Cyclone. One Campus. One Conversation. During this thought-provoking, interactive program, you will examine your own identity and understand that others think, act, look, feel and live differently from you. One Cyclone encourages you to openly discuss your own feelings as you begin to understand how each one of us belongs to the Cyclone Nation.
Memorial Union
Assigned times Green Dot
Green Dot @ DIS is an 80-minute interactive presentation that introduces Green Dot – a power-based violence prevention program. You’ll learn knowledge and skills to increase your proactive and reactive bystander behaviors and be prepared to use what you have learned to reduce power-based personal violence. Be part of creating a campus community that does not tolerate violence.

Various campus locations

 

11:00 a.m.–1:30 p.m.

Lunch

Dine at one of the many ISU Dining venues. For locations and menus, check out the GET app.

Various locations
8:00–10:00 p.m. Hypnotist and Comedian chrisjones
See the show or be the show with star of America’s Got Talent, chrisjones. Doors open at 8:00 p.m. Show starts at 8:30 p.m.
Hilton Coliseum