Help for Students



  • Student Support Services - Information for first-generation, learning disabled, physically disabled, and low-income student support options
  • Academic Success Center - This has links to tutoring services, supplemental instruction, academic learning lab, disability resources and individual consultation
  • The Writing Center - Variety of writing and media help, proofreading, source documentation, general writing skills
  • Psychology 131 Academic Learning Skills -  A one credit course, focusing on study skills, time management, stress management, and higher thinking skills

STEM Programs:

  • McNair Program - prepares qualified undergraduates for attainment of PhD degrees for first generation and underrepresented college students.
  • STEM Scholars Program - tailored to support students from underrepresented populations and transfer students.
  • SACNAS Chapter at ISU - dedicated to fostering the success of Hispanic/Chicano and Native American scientists.
  • LSAMP IINSPIRE Program - Iowa, Illinois, Nebraska Alliance for innovation in Research and Education to broaden participation of underrepresented minorities in STEM.

Personal Wellness

  • Student Counseling Services - Dedicated to enhancing personal and academic well-being of ISU students
  • Student Health Center - A confidential full-service ambulatory care facility. The Thielen Student Health Center provides information, treatment, and resources for registered students. Note that student ID cards must be presented for service or treatment.