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: What time does CyBowl & Billiards close?

A: Sun - Thurs 10pm, Fri & Sat Midnight  

Q: Is there an age requirement?

A: 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: Are outside food / beverages allowed?

A: We offer food and beverages for purchase from our Underground Cafe, however you can bring your MU meal or lunchbox between classes.  As for large scale reservations we do have options for food / drink catering, please email us @ with specific questions.  

Q: What kind of snacks are there?

A: CyBowl & Billiards has the Underground Cafe which offers great eats such as soda, popcorn, chips, candy, fried appetizers, pizza, and chicken strips.

Q: How long can I play?

A: We offer per game and hour rental prices that you can determine what's best for you, in accordance with our operating hours 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 us to find out!

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 billiard equipment.  Personal balls are allowed for use at your own risk.  Rental rates still apply for billiards tables and bowling lanes.

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: How 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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