Iowa State Celebrates National Transfer Student Week!

The National Institute for the Study of Transfer Students (NISTS) organizes National Transfer Student week on an annual basis during the third week of October as a way to celebrate transfer students and the professionals who support them.  For the first time this year, Iowa State University is excited to participate in National Transfer Student week.  We understand the value transfer students bring to the Iowa State Community, and various events have been organized to celebrate and support all transfer students on campus.   Click here to see facts about transfer students on campus. We hope you'll join in the celebration!

Monday, October 21st:

College of Engineering Transfer Student Open House

  • Harpole Welcome Center (First Floor Marston Hall)
  • 8:30  - 11:00 a.m.
  • All current students in the College of Engineering who transferred into Iowa State are encouraged to stop by the Harpole Welcome Center to find great information, breakfast treats, fun giveaways, and a free Homecoming Button for Food on Campus to the first 50 engineering transfer students.

Transfer Week Kickoff Event

  • Campanile Room, Memorial Union
  • 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
  • Click here for more details.


Tuesday, October 22nd:

College of Human Sciences (CHS) Transfer Student Celebration

  • 1009 LeBaron Hall
  • 9:30 a.m.  - 3:30 p.m.
  • All current students in CHS who transferred into Iowa State are encouraged to stop by to share your transfer story, visit the resource fair, and grab a cookie!  


Transfer Student Visit Day - Office of Admissions

Prospective transfer students will be on campus to learn about transferring to Iowa State University in order to continue their adventure.  Give our visitors a warm Cyclone Family Welcome when you see them on campus!


WiSE (Women in Science and Engineering) Breakfast

  • WiSE Office (218 Carver Hall)
  • 7:30 a.m.  - until food is gone
  • Stop by for a breakfast treat while supplies last, and learn about WiSE on your way to class! 


Wednesday, October 23rd:

College of Agriculture & Life Sciences (CALS) Transfer Student Resource Fair

  • Harl Commons (Curtiss Hall ground floor)
  • 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
  • All current transfer students encouraged to stop by to learn more about resources within CALS!  


College of Human Sciences (CHS) Transfer Student Career Services Workshop

  • 1009 LeBaron Hall
  • 4:10 - 5:00 p.m.
  • A workshop specifically for transfer students in the College of Human Sciences where you will learn career seeking skills!  


College of Liberal Arts & Sciences (LAS) Transfer Student Career Services Open House

  • 150 Carver Hall
  • 12:00 - 2:00 p.m.
  • All LAS transfer students are encouraged to stop by to meet the career services staff and learn about all the services they have to offer to help you with your search for internships and careers!  


Thursday, October 24th:

Ivy College of Business Transfer Student Drop-By

  • Granite Hallway (Gerdin Business Building First Floor)
  • 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
  • All current transfer students are encouraged to stop by to learn more about resources within Ivy and pick up some swag!  


WiSE (Women in Science and Engineering) Transfer Student Center Grove Orchard Trip

  • WiSE Office (218 Carver Hall)
  • Meet at 4:15 to travel to Center Grove Orchard
  • Get to knowother WiSE transfer students and participate in fall festivities!  Click here to RSVP 


All week during business hours:

College of Design Transfer Stickers

Transfer students in the College of Design can stop by the atrium in the Design building to get a sticker while supplies last.  Show off your transfer student pride!