Student Engagement

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Where is CyBowl & Billiards?

A: CyBowl & Billiards is located on the lowest level of the Memorial Union on the Iowa State Campus. Closest to the South Entrance by Lincoln Way.

Q: Is there an age requirement?

A: Yes and no. The MU policy is that people who are under the age of 18 and are not enrolled at ISU must be accompanied by an adult.

Q: What kind of snacks are there?

A: CyBowl & Billiards has a snack bar which offers great munchies such as soda, popcorn, chips and candy.

Q: How long can I play?

A: There  is no time limit to play, you can play for as long as your heart desires, but only as long as we are open of course!

Q: How many people can fit in CyBowl & Billiards?

A: We can hold a lot of people, if you are concerned that your group won't fit in our space please email give us a call to find out! or (515) 294-1233

Q: Can I rent out CyBowl & Billiards?

A: Yes, you can reserve bowling alleys or pool tables for your group or party. More info

Q: Can I bring my own equipment?

A: Yes! You are more than welcome to bring in your own bowling and billiard equipment. Rental rates still apply for billiards tables and bowling lanes. Caution: some of our equipment is pretty old and has caused minor damage to balls.

Q: Do you offer classes?

A: Currently we do not offer our own classes, however ISU Recreation Services uses our space for intramural bowling and the ISU Kinesiology Department offers bowling classes each semester.

Q: Is there a place to stash my stuff?

A: There is ample space at CyBowl & Billiards to put stuff at while you play.

Q: Is there a dress code?

A: No! However, we do expect you to come in with a shirt and shoes. Socks are required and are available for purchase if you don't bring your own.

Q: Do I need an ISU Card to play?

A: No, you do not need an ISU card to play. An ISU card will give you student rates.

Q: Is CyBowl & Billiards open during prep week & finals week?

A: Yes, we are open during prep week and finals week, come take a break from your studies with us!

Q: Are there deals for frequent users?

A: Learn about our current promotions here

Q: Can I reserve a bowling lane?

A:If you have more than 5 in your group, we recommend a reservation. Fill out the form here

Q: Is CyBowl & Billiards open over breaks?

A: Hours may vary during fall, winter, and summer breaks so please check our website for details, call 515-294-1233, or email us at

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