Start your CALS adventure

Start your CALS adventure

The thrill of moving into the residence hall. Viewing central campus for the first time.  The college search and application process is exciting and we want to make sure you have all the information to make the best choices for your adventure.

If you are still in the college search process, you can register to join a variety of different virtual sessions we are hosting to learn more about how you can start your adventure at Iowa State. You can learn about the student experience, see tips for college visits, and ask questions about when you should complete certain tasks your senior year of high school.

Every summer the students who are ready to begin their adventure at Iowa State participate in orientation. During orientation, students learn what it is like to be a Cyclone and what resources are available, plus there is more information about their major and registration for classes. For more information on what to expect at orientation, see answers to some frequently asked questions.

Your adventure is waiting for you!