Student Engagement


Newsline, August 24, 2016


Registration Closing Soon!

Wednesday, September 7
11am to 4pm
Central Campus

ClubFest is is an opportunity for students to browse through over 350 clubs and organizations to find the one that ignites their passion. Make sure your club is one of the organizations represented! Spots are filling quickly, so sign up now for either a booth or a demonstration location. Please verify that no one else in your group has registered your organization already before submitting.

Visit the Fall Volunteer Fair

Every student organization can be a service organization as well. Come to the fair to find the perfect fit for your org, or connect to a personal cause and volunteer on your own. The fair will be held in conjunction with ClubFest on Central Campus - look for the Volunteer Fair tent!

Fall Volunteer Fair
Wednesday, September 7
11am to 4pm
Central Campus

Register for a Free University Homecoming Parade Entry for Your Club

Show your ISU pride and kick off Homecoming Week by taking part in the parade! Recognized Student Organizations can submit an entry free of charge. Traditional floats, decorated vehicles or walking entries are all encouraged. 
The parade will take place on Sunday, Oct. 23 at 2 p.m. on Main Street. Registration opens today!

Questions? Email the parade committee!


Host Your Next Event at the Lynn Fuhrer Lodge

The Lynn Fuhrer Lodge is available for reservations! This unique location set in the woods is the perfect spot for your club's all-day retreats or long meetings (reservations must be a minimum of three hours long). A fee was set starting September 1, 2016, to use the Lynn Fuhrer Lodge. The fee is $35 for Recognized Student Organizations and $100 for ISU Departments and must be paid by ISU Intramural before reservation is confirmed. MORE.

Resources and Opportunities

Share Your Adventure at Iowa State... Become a Cyclone Aide

Do you want to get more involved at Iowa State, gain quality leadership experience, and get paid for it? Apply to be a Cyclone Aide! This leadership position is a fantastic way to show your Cyclone pride to new students, be part of a team, develop leadership skills, and improve public speaking.  Each Cyclone Aide is responsible for representing their academic college at New Student Orientation, giving tours of central campus, and providing excellent customer service to new students and their families. The time commitment for this position is a one year contract from January 2017-January 2018, including a Spring 2017 course for training in the position. Get more information on the position and the application.  Applications are due Monday, October 3rd by 11:59pm.  Questions should be directed to Tori Wheeler in New Student Programs by emailing or by calling 515-294-6660. 

Co-Sponsor an Activity with ISU AfterDark

Co-sponsoring an activity at an ISU AfterDark event is a dynamic and positive form of PR to promote your organization to ISU students. Interested in taking advantage of this fun and interactive way of recruiting new members for your organization? Apply today!

Looking for Ways to Promote Your Next Event?

Whether you are advertising for an event or your organization in general, there are several marketing resources available to recognized student organizations through the Memorial Union and across campus. Most are free but a few have associated fees, so check out the complete list and 2014 pricing on our Student Organization Marketing Resources page. Also check out the Memorial Union Rooms and Capacities Worksheet for this year's information and service fees.

Visit the Leadership and Service Center

New to the student org scene? Does your org have a long-standing tradition here at Iowa State? Check out the Leadership and Service Center to see how we can help your organization grow, brainstorm marketing ideas for your next big event, assist with officer transitions, and revamp your constitution. Visit or swing by the center, located in East SOS, for more information. 

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